The Indomitable Neuroscientist Jorge Moll

The profound history of this legendary neuroscientist in the medical field is widespread all over the globe. From his favorite quote, “Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication” you can tell the kind of person he is. Jorge Moll started his successful journey in the Federal University’s medical school in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil where he graduated in 1994 and completed his Neurology residency at the same University in 1997. He later joined the University of Sao Paulo where he received his Ph.D. in Experimental Pathophysiology in the Faculty of Medicine. He also did his Post-Doctorate in National Institutes of Health in the Cognitive Neuroscience Section in Bethesda USA.

Jorge Moll is currently the Head Director of the Cognitive and Behavioral Neuroscience Unit (CBNU) and also Neuroinformatics Workgroup which is one of the top-ranked diagnostics and imaging laboratory in Rio de Janeiro. Consequently, he happens to be the President and a Board Member of the D’Or Institute for Research and Education (IDOR) in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Dr. Moll is an expert in Septum of the brain, neurofeedback, moral sentiment, depressive disorder, limbic system, empathy, attitude, frontopolar cortex, hypothalamus, and altruism and orbitofrontal cortex. He is an active member of Brazilian Academy of Sciences, International Neuroethics Society, and Organization for Human Brain Mapping and Society for Neuroscience.

Dr. Jorge Moll has a deep desire and passion for the people suffering from those conditions that affect the quality of life negatively. His idea of IDOR came along as a result of his dream of establishing a research, education and healthcare centers in his country that match the global standards ( Most of his days are characterized by a series of meetings where he speaks to various business associates, researchers, students and entrepreneurs from diverse organizations.

Some of the habits that have made Jorge Moll be productive in his career are transparency, integrity and being skillful. He is not the kind of person who likes doing the same things all the time, he likes questioning the model of doing his own things. Dr. Moll has passionate belief that every person can somehow change the norm by doing what they like and affect the lives, industries and the world positively.

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