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Linden
Rafael
Current position: 
Professor
Current nationality: 
Brazil
Current residence: 
Brazil
Biodata: 
Linden is Full Professor, Head of the Laboratory of Neurogenesis, and former Director (2004-2007) of the Institute of Biophysics Carlos Chagas Filho, at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro. His research work is directed at mechanisms of development of the central nervous system and neurodegeneration. His achievements in cellular neurobiology have led him to become a senior investigator of the Brazilian National Research Council and a John Simon Guggenheim Fellow in 2002. He received the Grand-Cross of the Brazilian National Order of Scientific Merit in 2007. He is also a senior member of the Brazilian Academy of Sciences (1998) and member of the Latin American Academy of Sciences (1999).
Sustainable Development Goals: 
3 - Good health and well-being
4 - Quality education
8 - Decent work and economic growth
9 - Industry, innovation and infrastructure
16 - Peace, justice and strong institutions
Keywords: 
Nervous system; neurodegeneration; cell biology; programmed cell death; gene therapy; development; retina; retinal dystrophies; cell cycle.
Elected
1995
Place of Birth: 
Rio de Janeiro
Country of birth: 
Brazil

Date of birth

6
August
1951
Section:
02-Structural, Cell and Molecular Biology
Last updated on 09/06/2022