Jorge Moll, A Passionate and Accomplished Neuroscientist

Passion can drive an individual towards achieving their dreams. The founder of D’Or Institute of Research and Education (IDOR), Jorge Moll, is passionate about people whose quality of life is negatively affected by the conditions they have. IDOR was a dream come true for the neuroscientist, who was eager to start a top-notch healthcare, research, and education center.


Contributions of Dr. Jorge Moll

As the senior researcher and head of IDOR, he spends most of his day in meetings and speaking to scientist, associates, entrepreneurs, researchers, and students. He graduated from the Federal University of Rio De Janeiro, Brazil with a medical degree in Neuroscience. He is a University of Sao Paulo alumnus where he received his Ph.D. in Experimental Pathophysiology.

The director of the Cognitive and Behavioral Neuroscience Unit (CBNU) chooses ideas that can be changed into a plan of action and embraces collaboration. Jorge Moll advice to business people is to be skillful, open and transparent for them to succeed. He recommends people to take and implement ideas as fast as they can and avoid holding on to plans or ideas for a long time. Entrepreneurs should constantly question their models and avoid repeating things.

The former partner at VHM Ventures recommends the book “The Exegesis” by Phillip Dick. Jorge Moll is excited about gene therapy and regenerative medicine. Moll appreciates how machines are working together, cognitive system and artificial intelligence. The doctor uses Evernote and Trello software to help him have productive days.

In 2015, Moll received the Visiting Scholar Award from the Stanford Neuroscience Institute. Moll was an elected governor’s board member of the International Neuroethics Society between 2012 and 2013. The accomplished neuroscientist received the Research Fellow NIH Award in 2004. In 2008, Dr. Moll was an elected affiliate member of the Brazilian Academy of Science. He has worked as a research fellow at National Institute of Neurological Disorder and Stroke (NINDS).


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