Received the M.D. degree from the Univ Sao Paulo Med Sch (1984), Campus Ribeirao Preto., the Ph.D. degree in Physiology from the Medical College Of Wisconsin (1988), and Post-doctoral training in molecular biology at Harvard Medical School and Stanford University School of Medicine. He is Full Professor of Medicine at the University of Sao Paulo Medical School and Director of the Laboratory of Genetics and Molecular Cardiology at the Heart Institute (InCor). He is a regular member of the Brazilian and State of São Paulo Academies of Science and Peovost of Research at tge University of Sao Paulo. The main research areas focus on the identification of molecular markers associated with the genesis of cardiovascular diseases and the development of new therapeutic interventions based on gene/cell approaches.

Principal Investigators

Adriana Castello Costa Girardi

Adriana C. Girardi received a B.A. in Pharmacology and Biochemistry (1996) and a Ph.D. (2002) in Physiology at University of São Paulo. From 2002 to 2005, she was a postdoctoral fellow in the Aronson...

Alexandre da Costa Pereira

bachelor's at Medicina from Universidade de São Paulo (1999) and doctorate at Cardiologia from Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade de São Paulo (2008). Has experience in Medicine, focusing on Clinical...

Andréa Roseli Vançan Russo Horimoto

Graduated in Animal Science from the University of São Paulo in 1994, with Masters (Animal Quality and Productivity) in 2005 and doctorate (Science/Genetics) in 2009 in the same University. In 2013 concluded...

Ayumi Miyakawa

Bachelor's in Biomedical Sciences (1995) and Ph.D. in Molecular Biology (2000) at Federal University of Sao Paulo (UNIFESP-EPM). Pos-Doctoral Fellow at Heart Institute (InCor - University of Sao Paulo...

Luís Henrique Wolff Gowdak

Dr. Gowdak has graduated in Medicine (1991) and had a PhD in Cardiology (2003) both from São Paulo University. He worked as a fellow in the Gene Therapy Unit, Laboratory of Cardiovascular Science, NIA,...

Miriam Helena Fonseca Alaniz

Graduated in Pharmacy and Biochemistry from the State University of Maringá (2001), Ph.D. in Science from the University of São Paulo (2007), postdoc at the University of São Paulo and is currently...