Escola Paulista de Medicina
Postgraduate Program in Pharmacology

Fabio Cardoso Cruz

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Research focus: Neurobiology of psychoactive substances abuse.

Dr. Cruz is Adjunct Professor at Department of Pharmacology, Federal University of São Paulo (UNIFESP). He holds a bachelor's degree in Biochemical Pharmacy from Universidade Estadual Paulista Júlio de Mesquita Filho (2001), a master's degree and a doctorate in Physiological Sciences from the UFSCar / Unesp agreement (2002-2008). He has a doctoral degree abroad at TUFTS University - Boston, MA - USA (2007). He was a postdoctoral fellow at the Foundation for Research Assistance of the State of São Paulo - FAPESP, at the Faculdade de Ciências Farmacêuticas - Unesp. He worked at the National Institute on Drug Abuse NIDA / NIH, Baltimore, MD - USA (2011-2014). He was a Young Researcher at FAPESP at the University of São Paulo. He is the author of two book chapters on neuropsychopharmacology and chapters in pharmacology textbooks and has relevant work in the area of dependency. He recently received the Return Home Program award from the International Brain Research Organization.


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