Researchers at the RIDC-NEV are studying how laws and rules are implemented and how this defines the legitimacy of institutions that prevent violence and guarantee democracy, such as the police and the judiciary.
Brazil reports more than 7,000 cases a year of poisoning as a result of the bite of the brown recluse spider; there are also reports of occurrences in Spain, Portugal and Italy.
Studies conducted at BRAINN and part of international consortia are able to identify better treatments for diseases such as epilepsy, cerebral vascular accident and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.
The compound called GA-Hecate also acts on bacteria, fungi and cancer cells and will be tested against Zika and yellow fever viruses.
Presentation to workshop held by Brazilian Initiative on Precision Medicine (BIPMed) reinforces importance of sharing scientific data to identify genetic causes of diseases.
Researchers identify the function of a protein that controls allergic diseases. Study could lead to development of medications for autoimmune disorders and other diseases, such as certain types of cancer