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Magnus Régios Dias da Silva

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Universidade Federal de São Paulo (UNIFESP). Campus São Paulo. Escola Paulista de Medicina (EPM)  (Institutional affiliation from the last research proposal)
Birthplace: Brazil

Graduated in Medicine from the Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte, UFRN (1992). Lieutenant-Doctor of the Brazilian Army (1993). Residency in Internal Medicine at SUS-Hospital Heliópolis (1994) and in Internal Medicine (1995), Endocrinology and Metabology (1996-1998) at Escola Paulista de Medicina (EPM), Federal University of São Paulo (Unifesp). Master (CAPES, 2000) and Ph.D. Doctorate (FAPESP, 2004) in Medicine (Clinical Endocrinology) by EPM/Unifesp He did Sandwich Doctorate (PDEE) at the Eccles Institute of Human Genetics at the University of Utah, USA (2003). During Ph.D. he revealed the genetic bases of Thyrotoxic Periodic Paralysis, identifying genetic variants in a new potassium channel (Kir2.6) in genetically susceptible patients. Postdoctoral degree in Developmental Biology at the University of California San Francisco (2004-2006) where he studied FGF signaling in a model of somatic transgenesis. He was co-editor of the Archives of Endocrinology and Metabology (2007-2010) and vice-president of the Basic Endocrinology Department of the Brazilian Society of Endocrinology and Metabology (SBEM, 2009-2011). Vice-chief of the Department of Biochemistry at EPM/Unifesp (2010-2011). In 2015, he became Full Professor of the Discipline of Endocrinology, Department of Medicine, and continued as a collaborator of the Discipline of Biochemistry. Preceptor of the Adolescent-Adult Transition Endocrinology outpatient clinic at Hospital São Paulo (HSP)/University Hospital (HU) at EPM/Unifesp. He coordinates research projects in Molecular and Translational Endocrinology, especially in the field of Differences of Sex Development (DSD) and health promotion for the Intersex population. In March 2017, Magnus created the Center for Studies, Research, Extension and Assistance to the Trans Person Professor Roberto Farina (Núcleo TransUnifesp / NTU), of which he was coordinator until 2021. He was Pro-Rector of Extension and Culture at Unifesp (2017- 2021). Currently, coordinates the Human Identification Laboratory (LabIH) at the Center for Forensic Archeology and Anthropology (CAAF/ Unifesp) and as preceptor of multidisciplinary and transdisciplinary care for Trans and Intersex people in outpatient clinics, linked to the HU/HSP. Magnus supervises students of Scientific Initiation, Master, Doctorate and Post-doctoral, linked to the EPM/Unifesp Graduate Programs in Molecular Biology (CAPES 7) and Endocrinology and Metabolism (CAPES 5). Elected advisor to the University Council and the Congregation of EPM/Unifesp (2021-2023). Recently, elected director of EPM/Unifesp for the 2023-2027 term. (Source: Lattes Curriculum)

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