Dr. Sergio Machado

Dr. Sergio Machado
Professor, Institute of Psychiatry-Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (IPUB/UFRJ), Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
I am Prof. Sergio Machado and I am from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. I obtained my bachelor degree in Physical Education in 2005, and I am undergraduating in Psychology and I started my scientific career in the same year at Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ), Brazil. I obtained my M.S. and Ph.D. in Psychiatry and Mental Health from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ) in 2008 and 2012 respectively, studying Brain Mapping and Sensorimotor Integration. I obtained my post-doc in Neurophylosophy at Federal University of Uberlândia (UFU) and in Translational Medicine in National Institute for Science and Technology (Brazil). I am presently working as Professor at Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ) - Laboratory of Panic and Respiration (LABPR), and as coordinator of Physical Activity and Neuroscience Lab at Salgado de Oliveira University (UNIVERSO).
Research Interest
At the moment, my main research interestts deal with neuroscience of exercise; neuropsychology, neuropsychological assessment and cognitive rehabilitation; neuropsychopharmacology; electrophysiology (quantitative electroencephalography) and non invasive brain stimulation (TMS, tDCS) in healthy people and in neurological and psychiatric disorders

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