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He graduated in Statistics from ENCE, the National School of Statistical Sciences (1968), obtained a master's degree in Statistics from the University of São Paulo (1971), a MSc from Florida State University - FSU (1978) and a PhD in Statistics (1980) from FSU. He has the title of Free Lecturer obtained in 1984 and was approved in an adjoint professor in 1988. He became a FULL professor at the University of São Paulo USP in 1990 until his retirement in 2016. He is a Senior Professor at USP since 2016. He was a Visiting Professor at U F of Mato Grosso do Sul -UFMS from 6/2018 to 5/2020. He has experience in Probability and Statistics, with an emphasis on Fundamentals of Statistics, working mainly in medical, biological and financial applications. His favorite topics are Bayesian Prediction, Hypothesis Tests and Bioinformatics. He was head of the Statistics department at IME / USP until August 2013 and is a principal researcher on thematic projects at FAPESP. Participated or participates in countless competition boards of the teaching career and defenses of masters or doctorates. These committees were both at USP and at other Brazilian or international universities, such as in Portugal, Chile and the USA. He supervised about 27 masters and 30 doctorates. He was an OAS observer in several Latin American elections. He did not list many presentations at conferences to avoid duplication of information on relevant papers. He works as an ad hoc consultant for CNPq, CAPES and FAPESP. Although with more than 5000 citations, the Google Productivity Index H is 48! Check it out at http://scholar.google.com/citations?https://scholar.google.com.br/citations?user=PXX2AygAAAAJ&hl=pt-BR&oi=ao (Source: Lattes Curriculum)
Neurodevelopmental disorders are polygenic and multifactorial. Besides the genetic component, evidences from animal and human studies indicate that environmental adversities and / or psychosocial stresses experienced early in life can trigger epigenetic changes that may influence brain plasticity, neural circuit connectivity and functioning. These changes may affect the adequate develop...
The obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) is the fourth most common psychiatric disorder and is related to significant disability, poor quality of life and disrupted family functioning. Despite the existence of effective therapeutic interventions for OCD (e.g. serotonin reuptake inhibitors and behavior psychotherapy), up to half of OCD patients do not respond satisfactorily with treatment...
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