Wendel, Silvano was born on October 2, 1958 in São Paulo. Son of Silvano Jose and Carmen (de Andrade) Wendel.
Physician, Escola Paulista de Medicina, 1981.
Medical director, Centro de Imunol. e Imunog., São Paulo, since 1985;
medical director, Blood Bank/Hospital Sirio Libanês, São Paulo, since 1983. Co-opted councillor International Society of Blood Transfusion, since 1994. Scientific advisor World Health Organization, Switzerland, 1994-1995.
General secretary Brazilian Society of Hematology and Hemotherapy, 1994-1996. Member subcommittee International Society for Hematotherapy and Graft Engineering, South American, 1995.