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Research interests

Developmental Neurobiology


Public Health and Environment

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 2 - Zero Hunger
  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 6 - Clean Water and Sanitation
  • SDG 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy
  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, PhD in Biophysics (Neurobiology), Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro


Award Date: 18 Dec 1994

Master, MSc Biophysics, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro


Award Date: 1 Aug 1991

Bachelor, Medical degree, Universidade Federal Fluminense


Award Date: 10 Oct 1988

External positions

Research Associate, University of Cyprus


Special Scientist, University of Cyprus


Associate Professor, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro


Postdoctoral fellow, Virginia Medical College


Postdoctoral fellow, Harvard Medical School



  • RA0421 Public health. Hygiene. Preventive Medicine
  • QP Physiology
  • RC0321 Neuroscience. Biological psychiatry. Neuropsychiatry
  • QM Human anatomy


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