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Luis Branco, M.D.

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Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public HealthMPH05/2021Clinical Effectiveness
Universidade de São Paulo, Brazil2006Neurosurgery Residency
Universidade de São Paulo, BrazilMD2001
Claudio Haddad Family Fellowship
Claudio Haddad Family Fellowship
PPCR Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award
PPCR Clinical Research Scholar Award

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  1. Fears AC, Beddingfield BJ, Chirichella NR, Slisarenko N, Killeen SZ, Redmann RK, Goff K, Spencer S, Picou B, Golden N, Midkiff CC, Bush DJ, Branco LM, Boisen ML, Gao H, Montefiori DC, Blair RV, Doyle-Meyers LA, Russell-Lodrigue K, Maness NJ, Roy CJ. Exposure modality influences viral kinetics but not respiratory outcome of COVID-19 in multiple nonhuman primate species. PLoS Pathog. 2022 07; 18(7):e1010618. PMID: 35789343; PMCID: PMC9286241.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimalsCells
  2. Buck TK, Enriquez AS, Schendel SL, Zandonatti MA, Harkins SS, Li H, Moon-Walker A, Robinson JE, Branco LM, Garry RF, Saphire EO, Hastie KM. Neutralizing Antibodies against Lassa Virus Lineage I. mBio. 2022 Aug 30; 13(4):e0127822. PMID: 35730904; PMCID: PMC9426445.
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  3. Enriquez AS, Buck TK, Li H, Norris MJ, Moon-Walker A, Zandonatti MA, Harkins SS, Robinson JE, Branco LM, Garry RF, Saphire EO, Hastie KM. Delineating the mechanism of anti-Lassa virus GPC-A neutralizing antibodies. Cell Rep. 2022 05 24; 39(8):110841. PMID: 35613585; PMCID: PMC9258627.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
  4. Simis M, Pacheco-Barrios K, Uygur-Kucukseymen E, Castelo-Branco L, Battistella LR, Fregni F. Specific Electroencephalographic Signatures for Pain and Descending Pain Inhibitory System in Spinal Cord Injury. Pain Med. 2022 05 04; 23(5):955-964. PMID: 33950263.
    Citations: 4     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  5. Borrega R, Nelson DKS, Koval AP, Bond NG, Heinrich ML, Rowland MM, Lathigra R, Bush DJ, Aimukanova I, Phinney WN, Koval SA, Hoffmann AR, Smither AR, Bell-Kareem AR, Melnik LI, Genemaras KJ, Chao K, Snarski P, Melton AB, Harrell JE, Smira AA, Elliott DH, Rouelle JA, Sabino-Santos G, Drouin AC, Momoh M, Sandi JD, Goba A, Samuels RJ, Kanneh L, Gbakie M, Branco ZL, Shaffer JG, Schieffelin JS, Robinson JE, Fusco DN, Sabeti PC, Andersen KG, Grant DS, Boisen ML, Branco LM, Garry RF. Cross-Reactive Antibodies to SARS-CoV-2 and MERS-CoV in Pre-COVID-19 Blood Samples from Sierra Leoneans. Viruses. 2021 11 21; 13(11). PMID: 34835131; PMCID: PMC8625389.
    Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
  6. Razza LB, Afonso Dos Santos L, Borrione L, Bellini H, Branco LC, Cretaz E, Duarte D, Ferrão Y, Galhardoni R, Quevedo J, Simis M, Fregni F, Correll CU, Padberg F, Trevizol A, Daskalakis ZJ, Carvalho AF, Solmi M, Brunoni AR. Appraising the effectiveness of electrical and magnetic brain stimulation techniques in acute major depressive episodes: an umbrella review of meta-analyses of randomized controlled trials. Braz J Psychiatry. 2021 Sep-Oct; 43(5):514-524. PMID: 33111776; PMCID: PMC8555652.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  7. Botti-Lodovico Y, Nair P, Nosamiefan D, Stremlau M, Schaffner S, Agignoae SV, Aiyepada JO, Ajogbasile FV, Akpede GO, Alhasan F, Andersen KG, Asogun DA, Ayodeji OO, Badiane AS, Barnes K, Bauer MR, Bell-Kareem A, Benard ME, Benevolence EO, Blessing O, Boehm CK, Boisen ML, Bond NG, Branco LM, Butts MJ, Carter A, Colubri A, Deme AB, DeRuff KC, Diédhiou Y, Edamhande AP, Elhamoumi S, Engel EJ, Eromon P, Fallah M, Folarin OA, Fry B, Garry R, Gaye A, Gbakie M, Gevao SM, Gionet G, Gladden-Young A, Goba A, Gomis JF, Happi AN, Houghton M, Ihekwuazu C, Iruolagbe CO, Jackson J, Jalloh S, Johnson J, Kanneh L, Kayode A, Kemball M, Kingsley OC, Koroma V, Kotliar D, Mehta S, Metsky HC, Michael A, Mirhashemi ME, Modjarrad K, Momoh M, Myhrvold CA, Naregose OG, Ndiaye T, Ndiaye M, Ndiaye A, Normandin E, Odia I, Oguzie JU, Okogbenin SA, Okokhere PO, Okolie J, Olawoye IB, Olumade TJ, Oluniyi PE, Omoregie O, Park DJ, Paye MF, Petros B, Philippakis AA, Priscilla A, Ricks A, Rimoin A, Sandi JD, Schieffelin JS, Schreiber M, Seck MC, Siddiqui S, Siddle K, Smither AR, Sy M, Sy N, Tomkins-Tinch CH, Tomori O, Ugwu C, Uwanibe JN, Uyigue EA, Victoria DI, Vinzé A, Vodzak ME, Welch N, Wurie HI, Zoumarou D, Grant DS, Ndiaye D, MacInnis B, Sabeti PC, Happi C. The Origins and Future of Sentinel: An Early-Warning System for Pandemic Preemption and Response. Viruses. 2021 08 13; 13(8). PMID: 34452470; PMCID: PMC8402630.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:HumansCellsPHPublic Health
  8. Hage A, Dolan DP, Nasr VG, Castelo-Branco L, Motta-Calderon D, Ghandour H, Hage F, Papatheodorou S, Chu MWA. Safety of Direct Oral Anticoagulants Compared to Warfarin for Atrial Fibrillation after Cardiac Surgery: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022; 34(3):947-957. PMID: 34111554.
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  9. Teixeira PEP, Pacheco-Barrios K, Gunduz ME, Gianlorenço AC, Castelo-Branco L, Fregni F. Understanding intracortical excitability in phantom limb pain: A multivariate analysis from a multicenter randomized clinical trial. Neurophysiol Clin. 2021 Mar; 51(2):161-173. PMID: 33648819; PMCID: PMC8402325.
    Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  10. Castelo-Branco L and Fregni F. Home-Based Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation (tDCS) to Prevent and Treat Symptoms Related to Stress: A Potential Tool to Remediate the Behavioral Consequences of the COVID-19 Isolation Measures?. Frontiers in Integrative Neuroscience. 2020; 14:46.
  11. Kevin Pacheco-Barrios, Anna Carolyna Gianlorenço, Roberto Machado, Marcos Queiroga, Huiyan Zeng, Emad Shaikh, Yiling Yang, Beatriz Nogueira, Luis Castelo-Branco, Felipe Fregni. Exercise-induced pain threshold modulation in healthy subjects: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Principles and Practice of Clinical Research. 2020; 6(3).
  12. Uygur-Kucukseymen E, Castelo-Branco L, Pacheco-Barrios K, Luna-Cuadros MA, Cardenas-Rojas A, Giannoni-Luza S, Zeng H, Gianlorenco AC, Gnoatto-Medeiros M, Shaikh ES, Caumo W, Fregni F. Decreased neural inhibitory state in fibromyalgia pain: A cross-sectional study. Neurophysiol Clin. 2020 Sep; 50(4):279-288. PMID: 32654884.
    Citations: 8     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  13. Shaikh ES, Cuadros MAL, Castelo-Branco L, Fregni F. In: Looking for the Magic Pill: The Anti-inflammatory Brain: The new science of nervous system modulation to reduce inflammation. Chapter 5: Non-invasive Vagal Nerve Stimulation (nVNS). 2020.
  14. Machado RM, Castelo-Branco L . In: Looking for the Magic Pill: The Anti-inflammatory Brain: The new science of nervous system modulation to reduce inflammation. Chapter 8: Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT): A technique that leads to a pro and anti-inflammatory effect – the role of acute and chronic effect. 2020.
  15. Castelo-Branco L, Uygur Kucukseymen E, Duarte D, El-Hagrassy MM, Bonin Pinto C, Gunduz ME, Cardenas-Rojas A, Pacheco-Barrios K, Yang Y, Gonzalez-Mego P, Estudillo-Guerra A, Candido-Santos L, Mesia-Toledo I, Rafferty H, Caumo W, Fregni F. Optimised transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) for fibromyalgia-targeting the endogenous pain control system: a randomised, double-blind, factorial clinical trial protocol. BMJ Open. 2019 10 30; 9(10):e032710. PMID: 31672712; PMCID: PMC6830717.
    Citations: 10     Fields:    Translation:HumansCTClinical Trials
  16. Ekhtiari H, Tavakoli H, Addolorato G, Baeken C, Bonci A, Campanella S, Castelo-Branco L, Challet-Bouju G, Clark VP, Claus E, Dannon PN, Del Felice A, den Uyl T, Diana M, di Giannantonio M, Fedota JR, Fitzgerald P, Gallimberti L, Grall-Bronnec M, Herremans SC, Herrmann MJ, Jamil A, Khedr E, Kouimtsidis C, Kozak K, Krupitsky E, Lamm C, Lechner WV, Madeo G, Malmir N, Martinotti G, McDonald WM, Montemitro C, Nakamura-Palacios EM, Nasehi M, Noël X, Nosratabadi M, Paulus M, Pettorruso M, Pradhan B, Praharaj SK, Rafferty H, Sahlem G, Salmeron BJ, Sauvaget A, Schluter RS, Sergiou C, Shahbabaie A, Sheffer C, Spagnolo PA, Steele VR, Yuan TF, van Dongen JDM, Van Waes V, Venkatasubramanian G, Verdejo-García A, Verveer I, Welsh JW, Wesley MJ, Witkiewitz K, Yavari F, Zarrindast MR, Zawertailo L, Zhang X, Cha YH, George TP, Frohlich F, Goudriaan AE, Fecteau S, Daughters SB, Stein EA, Fregni F, Nitsche MA, Zangen A, Bikson M, Hanlon CA. Transcranial electrical and magnetic stimulation (tES and TMS) for addiction medicine: A consensus paper on the present state of the science and the road ahead. Neurosci Biobehav Rev. 2019 09; 104:118-140. PMID: 31271802.
    Citations: 56     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  17. Duarte D, Castelo-Branco LEC, Uygur Kucukseymen E, Fregni F. Developing an optimized strategy with transcranial direct current stimulation to enhance the endogenous pain control system in fibromyalgia. Expert Rev Med Devices. 2018 Dec; 15(12):863-873. PMID: 30501532; PMCID: PMC6644718.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  18. Fregni F, Castelo-Branco LE, Conforto AB, Yamamoto FI, Campos CR, Puglia P, Caldas JG, Scaff M. Treatment of subclavian steal syndrome with percutaneous transluminal angioplasty and stenting: case report. Arq Neuropsiquiatr. 2003 Mar; 61(1):95-9. PMID: 12715028.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
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