Master's at Neurology from Universidade Federal de São Paulo (1995) and PhD in Neurology from Universidade Federal de São Paulo (1999). Post-Doc at Oxford University, UK . He is currently Associate Professor at the Federal University of São Paulo. Researcher 1B of CNPq, Vice-Coordinator of the Postgraduate Program in Neurology-Neurosciences EPM-UNIFESP and Full Member of the Academy of Sciences of the State of São Paulo- ACIESP. Has experience in the areas of neuroscience and exercise physiology, mainly in the following subjects: neuroplasticity induced by physical exercise and in neurological disorders, specifically in epilepsy and physical activity.