Ear Acupuncture Neuromodulation (Ongoing)

Posted On 2020-11-19 18:11:08

The series on “Ear Acupuncture Neuromodulation” is edited by Dr. Marcos Lisboa Neves and Dr. Morgana Duarte da Silva (Federal University of Santa Catarina, Florianópolis, Brazil).

Marcos Lisboa Neves
Federal University of Santa Catarina, Florianópolis, Brazil

Marcos Lisboa Neves is a Brazilian physical therapist (1998) who specializes in acupuncture (2000) holds a postgraduate degree in pain (2014) and a master's degree in neuroscience (2018). Researcher at the Neurobiology of Pain and Inflammation Laboratory - LANDI, within the postgraduate program in neuroscience at the Federal University of Santa Catarina - UFSC, where is now pursuing a doctoral degree, with a line of research that involves acupuncture, inflammation, pain and mental disorders.

Morgana Duarte da Silva
Federal University of Santa Catarina, Florianópolis, Brazil

Morgana Duarte da Silva is a Brazilian researcher who holds a degree in Physical Therapy (2005). Her interest in Chinese medicine started during undergraduate studies, which led to specialization in acupuncture in 2006. The researcher also holds a master's degree and a doctoral degree in Neuroscience (2009 and 2013). Morgana’s doctoral thesis focused on acupuncture research for the treatment of pain and inflammation. She has been a Professor since 2013 and is experienced in the areas of Physiotherapy, Physiology, Neuroscience, Acupuncture and Electrotherapy. Currently conducts research with non-pharmacological resources in the treatment of pain, inflammation and mood disorders in animal models and in humans.

Series outline:

  1. Ear Acupuncture and Neuromodulation
  2. Diagnosis of ear acupuncture
  3. Ear acupuncture and auto-nomic response
  4. Auricular vagus nerve stimulation and neuroimaging
  5. Ear acupuncture and learning-memory
  6. Ear acupuncture and pain
  7. Ear acupuncture, anxiety and depressive disorder
  8. Ear acupuncture and insomnia
  9. Ear acupuncture and fibromyalgia
  10. Ear acupuncture and metabolic syndrome
  11. Auricular vagus nerve neuromodulation and COVID-19

The series “Ear Acupuncture Neuromodulation” was commissioned by the editorial office, Longhua Chinese Medicine without any sponsorship or funding. Marcos Lisboa Neves and Morgana Duarte da Silva are serving as the unpaid Guest Editors for the series.