Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
Graduated in Physical Education from Universidade Luterana do Brasil-ULBRA. Post-graduation
in Exercise Physiology and Training Prescription by Gama Filho University of Rio de Janeiro.
Master and PhD in Biological Sciences - Biochemistry by Federal University of Rio Grande do
Sul-UFRGS. Currently is linked to the National Postdoctoral Program of CAPES (PNPD /
CAPES) and collaborator of the Department of Biochemistry of UFRGS. As a researcher, has
experience with several experimental models, including rodents, cell culture and clinical studies.
Current research projects focus on the investigation of neuronal dysfunctions associated with
inflammatory processes. Immuno-neutralization of proteins, pharmacological agents, diets and
physical exercise are some of the methods used as therapeutic alternatives to treat
neuropathologies that the inflammation is involved.