Prof. Fernanda Tovar-Moll, MD, PhD

Brain Connectivity Unit

D'Or Institute for Research and Education and

Federal University of Rio de Janeiro

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Train your brain, change your brain

Train your brain, change your brain

Scientists developed a technique for brain training capable to induce changes of neural networks in less than one hour.

Phantom limb sensation explained

Phantom limb sensation explained

New study reveals functional changes among sensitive and motor brain areas after limb amputation, shedding light on the mechanisms behind the false idea that the limb is still present.

How Exercise May Help Keep Our Memor

How Exercise May Help Keep Our Memor

Irisin, a hormone that is released during exercise, may improve brain health and lessen the damage that occurs during Alzheimer’s disease

Zika Virus infection in adults

Zika Virus infection in adults

Find out what Prof. Tovar-Moll has been talking about the relation between Zika Virus infection and brain lesion in adults.

Acquarone et al., 2015

Acquarone et al., 2015

Recent study in collaboration with Prof. Tovar-Moll suggests a safe and efficient strategy to treat Parkinson's in mice.

Tovar-Moll et al., 2014

Tovar-Moll et al., 2014

New connections between both sides of the brain

IBRO 2015 9th Wolrd Congress

For the first time, the meeting will take place in a Latin American country. IBRO will occur during From July 7 to 11, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. For registration, click here

 

International Symposium on Science for Education

 

Sattelite event of the IBRO 2015 congress in Rio de Janeiro which will occur from 5-6  July. Official website here.

 

New treatment for Parkinson's in Mice
Click here to check the new study in collaboration with Prof. Tovar-Moll that suggests a safe and efficient strategy to treat Parkinson's in mice.

 

 

Alternative connections in split brains

Click here to check the worldwide publicity of Prof. Tovar-Moll's most recent paper about new brain pathways in patients without corpus callosum.

Relation between Zika Virus and brain lesions (in Portuguese)
Click here to check what Prof. Tovar-Moll has been talking about the relation between Zika Virus infection and brain lesions in adults.
OHBM Meeting - June 26th-30th | Geneva, Switzerland

The OHBM Annual Meeting will be held in Geneva, Switzerland in June26th-30th. Click here to access the oficial website.

II  FALAN Congress

The Second FALAN Congress will take place in Buenos Aires, Argentina, between October17th and 20th. More information here.

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