Staff Members of "Brain & Mind" magazine


Founder, Scientific Director, Editor-in-Chief and Designer
Silvia Helena Cardoso, MSc, PhD, Psychobiologist, Master and Doctor in Sciences by the University of São Paulo and postdoctoral fellow by the University of California, Los Angeles. Associate researcher of the Teleneurosciences Center, State University of Campinas (Unicamp), Brazil. Correspondence

Associate Editor and President of the Editorial Board
Renato M.E. Sabbatini, neuroscientist and specialist in Biomedical Informatics, with a doctoral degree by the University of São Paulo and a postdoctoral fellowship in the Max Planck Institute for Psychiatry, Munich, Germany. He is the current director of the Center of Biomedical Informatics and professor of Medical Informatics of the Faculty of Medicine of the State University of Campinas, Brazil. Email:

Author and Member of the Editorial Board
Jorge Martins de Oliveira,, MD, PhD. Full Professor and Master of UFRJ (Rio de Janeiro). Associate Professor of UFF. Scientific Coordinator. Coordinador and Director of the Department of Neurosciences of the Institute of Human Being (RJ). Fellow in Research by Saint Vincent Charity Hospital, Cleveland, USA. Full Member of Brazilian Academy of Military Medicine. Member of the Brazilian Academy of Writers Physicians. Graduated by Superior School of War (ESG). Member of the Editorial Board of Brain & Mind magazine. Author of "Princípios de Neurociências" (Principles of Neurosciences) and several others.

Author and Member of the Editorial Board
Júlio Rocha do Amaral, MD – Teacher of clinical pharmacology, anatomy and physiology. Medical Manager of Merck S/A Indústrias Químicas (pharmaceutical and chemical industries). Redactor of didactic manuals on anatomy, physiology and pharmacology used by Merck S/A. Editing supervisor of the following scientific publications: Senecta, Galenus and Sinapse. Redactor of clinical trials and protocols since 1978. Assistant coordinator of courses on Oxydology sponsored by the Human Being Institute and UNIGRANRIO (University of Great Rio). Head of Psychiatric Service. Neurosciences Department. The Human Being Institute. Co-author of the book "Principles of Neurosciences". Email:

Member of the Editorial Board and Author
Norberto Garcia-Cairasco, MSc. Ph.D. Assistant Professor of Neurophysiology, Neurophysiology and Experimental Neuroethology Laboratory, Physiology Department, Ribeirão Preto School of Medicine, University of São Paulo. Doctoral degree in Neurophysiology, Experimental Models of Epilepsy, Brain Plasticity and Behavior and Experimental Methods and Models in Experimental Neurobiology by the Ribeirão Preto School of Medicine University of São Paulo. Post-doctoral fellow in "Epilepsy and Differential Genic Expression" by the Epilepsy Research Laboratory, Duke University, USA, 1988-1990.

Member of the Editorial Board
Norberto Cysne Coimbra, MD, MSc, PhD - Neuroscientist, Neuropsychobiologist, Morphologist, Cellular Biologist. Professor of Neuroanatomy at Morphology Department, Faculty of Medicine, Ribeirao Preto. Master in Sciences by the Faculty de Filosofia, Ciências e Letras de Ribeirão Preto, USP, Doctor in Sciences by the Faculdade de Medicina, Ribeirão Preto, Brazil. Email:

Member of the Technical Team
Leonardo Calderari Marin, Webmaster, Webdesigner, student of Computer Engineering at State University of Campinas, São Paulo, Brazil. Email:


Production Team

Center for Biomedical Informatics State
University of Campinas, Brazil


Silvia Helena Cardoso, PhD

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