Doctor Carlos Henrique Escosteguy Barrios holds a degree in Medicine from the Pontifical University of Rio Grande do Sul (1979) and is currently a professor at the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul. He is also the Director of the Cancer Hospital of the Mãe de Deus Health System, and works as a physician at the São Lucas Hospital of PUCRS and as the director of the Latin American Clinical Research Group on Oncology (LACOG). He has a background in Internal Medicine, Hematology and Clinical Oncology, specializing breast cancer, lung cancer, kidney cancer and clinical research. Having participated in over 200 Clinical Research projects, he’s particularly interested in the development of Clinical Research Cooperative structures in Latin America.