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NERV - Neuroscience and Experimental Virtual Reality Group - Federal University of Health Sciences of Porto Alegre (UFCSPA), Rua Sarmento Leite, 245 - Porto Alegre BRAZIL - CEP 90050-170
Alcyr Oliveira is a professor tenure of the Department of Psychology at the Federal University of Health Sciences of Porto Alegre (2008). He holds an academic degree in Psychology from the Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul (1991), an MSc. in Psychobiology from the Universidade de São Paulo - Ribeirão Preto (1998) and a PhD from the Institute of Psychiatry, King's College London, University of London (2003).
His research interests range from experimental studies in animal behavior and neuraltranplantation and repair to cognition and virtual reality applications for neural rehabilitation. The main focus of his research is the development of intervention to rehabilitation and maintenance of physical, behavioral and cognitive aspects of human development.
Most Relevant Publications
- Animal model of cognitive decline and neural transplantation of Stem cells as a prospective therapy
- Neural Stem Cell Transplantation and Mechanisms for Functional Recovery
- Epicatechin improves proprioception without preventing neuronal death in the 6-hydroxydopamine’s Parkinsonism model
Motor Improvement Using Motion Sensing Game Devices for Cerebral Palsy Rehabilitation
Yoga and the interplay between attentional load and emotion interference
- ACE polymorphism and use of ACE inhibitors: effects on memory performance
The effects of interactions between selenium and zinc serum concentration and SEP15 and SLC30A3 gene polymorphisms on memory scores in a population of mature and elderly adults
- The Hydrolysis of Striatal Adenine- and Guanine-Based Purines in a 6-Hydroxydopamine Rat Model of Parkinson s Disease
- Dictator's game and prisoner's dilemma in an EEG study on money donation
- Maternal Milk as Methylmercury Source for Suckling Mice: Neurotoxic Effects Involved with the Cerebellar Glutamatergic System