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Thank you for visiting our web page. The last tab presents the scientific production of our team, and articles can be downloaded. The lab is focused on studies using cellular and molecular biology, and quantitative methods in morphology (morphometry, stereology, and allometry). Below, some reviews in quantitative morphology that can be of interest to download.

  • Mandarim-de-Lacerda CA. Stereological tools in biomedical researchAnn Braz Acad Sci 2003;75:469-86 (doi: 10.1590/S0001-37652003000400006).
  • Mandarim-de-Lacerda CA, Del Sol M. Tips for studies with quantitative morphology (morphometry and stereology). Int J Morphol  2017;35:1482-94 (doi: 4067/S0717-95022017000401482)
  • Mandarim-de-Lacerda, CA. Ontogenetic and phylogenetic allometry (bivariate and multivariate) for young morphologists. Int J Morphol 2019;37(2):466-472 (doi: 10.4067/S0717-95022019000200466)
  • Brochure about a Brief history of anatomy (with emphasis on cardiovascular anatomy – indicated to lovers of science and devoted students). English or Portuguese version (below).

Brief history of the anatomy

Breve história da anatomia

Abbreviated CV

Carlos Alberto Mandarim-de-Lacerda is M.D. (UERJ, 1978), Master (Histology and Embryology, UFRJ, 1981), and Ph.D. (Docteur d’Etat, Biologie Humaine, Paris V – Université René Descartes, 1985). He is ranked by the team from Stanford University (USA) as one of the 100,000 top scientists in the world, and the 600 most influential Brazilian scientists (Journal Plos Biology, October 2020 – research entitled “Updated science-wide author databases of standardized citation indicators ” – https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pbio.3000918. He is also Honorary Professor at the Faculty of Medicine, Universidad de la Frontera (Temuco, Chile, 2013), Titular Member of the National Academy of Medicine of Brazil (chair No. 82, 2011), and Membre Associé Étranger of the Académie Nationale de Médicine of France (2018). He has initiated the Department of Anatomy at UERJ (1986) and was the Department’s Head for several terms. Full Professor of the Department of Anatomy at UERJ (since 1988). Coordinates the Graduate Program in Human and Experimental Biology (www.bhex.uerj.br). Coordinates the CNPq Research Group entitled “Nutrition, obesity, metabolism, chronic diseases, and pharmacological actions.” He works with Cytology, Cellular, and Molecular Biology. Recent projects aim to study changes in target organs of the metabolic syndrome in experimental models with pharmacological or nutritional treatment. He has expertise in microscopy and quantitative methods in morphology, mainly stereology, morphometry, and allometry.