Octavio Augusto Ceva Antunes

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Octávio Augusto Ceva Antunes was a professor of chemistry and pharmaceutics at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro who had published over 200 scientific articles[1] during his veteran career at the university. Antunes had also served as consultant to the World Health Organization for the production of anti-HIV drugs for four years until 2008.[1] He was among 228 passengers aboard Air France Flight 447 from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil to Paris, France, which disappeared over the Atlantic Ocean on 1 June 2009.[1] His wife Patricia Nazareth Antunes and their 3-year-old son Matthew were also aboard.[2]

See also[edit]

  • Profile in memoriam at Federal University of Rio de Janeiro website (in Portuguese). Accessed 2011-04-06.