Universidade Federal do Parana / Angelina Caron Hospital
Journal Associated: Journal of Neurology, Neurological Science and Disorders Biography:

Dr. Catarina De Marchi Assuncao is a medical neurologist and an Italo-Brazilian neurosciences researcher best known for her work on social media for scientific dissemination. A neurosciences/ neurology Ph.D. laureate, she has a degree in Medicine from Positivo University, and also a neurology medical residency training in neurology at the Red Cross Hospital of Paraná, Brazil. She is currently a teacher and preceptor of the Angelina Caron Hospital Neurology program, and wrote a myriad of scientific peer-reviewed articles, presented her work at international conferences and participated in national radio and TV programs to spread her knowledge in the area. Her primary field of research is the control of epilepsy, has authored several articles on the subject. Her most recent findings include a protocol to identify through electroencephalographic studies a way to diagnose epileptic seizures more quickly. At the beginning of 2018, she was a guest neurologist at several hospitals in the USA, having participated as a physician-researcher at the Jackson Hospital Stroke Unit in Miami, Florida, and as a neurology researcher on family dysautonomia at the Dysautonomia Center at NYU Langone in New York, NY. During the same period, she also completed a rotation at the Massachusetts General Hospital as a guest neurology physician

Research Interest: Neurology, Clinical Neurology, Epilepsy, Dementia, Stroke, Neurology Research

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Number of Publications: 11

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