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Roberto Pecoits-Filho


Senior research scientist

In a hospital in Blantyre, Malawi, Dr. Roberto Pecoits-Filho and his team conducted a simple saliva test with patients admitted for care, identifying undiagnosed kidney disease in 20% of the group. Roberto understands that developing regions of the world, face the challenge of basic disparities in disease awareness and diagnosis.