The Charitable Neuroscientist, Jorge Moll

The Neuroscientist, Jorge Moll, has a passion for healthcare. He has interests in research and education related to health care in his home country of Brazil to support people to have better lives. Jorge Moll concentrates on helping people with conditions that have a negative impact on their quality of life. He believes that a collaboration of ideas from many healthcare professionals is the best way to improve upon what is already known or practiced. Jorge Moll is most interested in artificial intelligence, cognitive systems, and the way that machines and brains can work together. He also has a desire to improve upon regenerative medicine and gene therapy. Jorge Moll is a family man and values the time spent with his children. He is also a charitable man and does research related to philanthropic causes. Jorge Moll started a non-profit research institute called D’Or Institute of Research and Education. He is also a partner at VHM, a researcher at the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, a director at the Cognitive and Behavioral Neuroscience Unit, and a director at the Neuroinformatics Workgroup. Jorge Moll got an MD in Neuroscience and did his residency at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. He obtained his Ph.D. in Experimental Pathophysiology from Sao Paulo University. Failure does not stop Jorge Moll from pursuing his dreams and passion for healthcare or in his business endeavors to help others. He has also received various awards and distinctions for his work in the field of neuroscience. He was the recipient of the Research Fellow NIH award in 2004-2007. He was elected an affiliate member of the Brazilian Academy of Sciences in 2008 and as a governor’s board member of the International Neuroethics Society in 2012 and 2013. Jorge Moll also received the Visiting Scholar Award from Stanford Neuroscience Institute at Stanford University in 2015.