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Programa de Pós-Graduação em Neurologia da UNIRIO

 

Soniza Vieira Alves Leon

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Soniza V Alves-Leon, M.D., P.h.D., Professor of Neurology/Federal University of Rio de Janeiro State; Neurologist Head of the Post-Graduation Program/Federal University of Rio de Janeiro State (UNIRIO); Head of Multiple Sclerosis and Other Demyelinating Diseases Research Center and Epilepsy Center at University Hospital Clementino Fraga Filho/ (HUCFF/UFRJ). Researcher and AD-HOC Committee Member of The Brazilian National Council for Scientific and Technological Development (CNPq).

Soniza V Alves-Leon joined the Department of Neurology, Rio de Janeiro Federal State University School of Medicine in 1991. She has also been Medical Assistant of the Department of Neurology, University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ) since 1986. Dr. Alves-Leon participates on numerous Advisory and Research Committees including the Brazilian National Council for Scientific and Technological Development (CNPq), Scientific Department of Brazilian Academy of Neurology, Neuroimmunology Department of Brazilian Academy of Neurology, Delegate of Latin American Committee for Treatment and Multiple Sclerosis Research (LACTRIMS), and is founding member of Cavernoma Alliance Brazil.  Dr. Alves-Leon is Member of the Brazilian Academy of Neurology.

Dr. Alves-Leon’s research and clinical interests include Multiple Sclerosis, Neuromyelitis Optica (NMO), Acute Disseminated Encephalomyelitis (ADEM); inflammatory and immunology aspects of pharmacoresistant epilepsies; translational studies of Temporal Lobe Epilepsy associated to Hippocampus Sclerosis.

Dr. Alves-Leon has been established Brazilian Multiple Sclerosis studies where she is investigating the role of genetics and treatment of Brazilian MS patients and inflammatory aspects of Epilepsies. Over the years, her research has been funded by Foundation for Rio de Janeiro State Research (FAPERJ), the Brazilian National Council for Scientific and Technological Development  (CNPq), Coordination for the Improvement of Higher Education Personnel (CAPES), Funding Authority for Studies and Projects  (FINEP).

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Universidade Federal do Estado do Rio de Janeiro

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