Regina Celia Spadari is a full Professor of Physiology at the Federal University of Sao
Paulo. She was the Director of the Campus Baixada Santista (2011-2015). She is the
leader of the research group untitled “Group for the Study of Stress Biology” that
investigates several aspects of the stress effects on peripheral systems, mostly the
cardiac response to catecholamines and adrenergic signaling. The group also
investigates the effects of stress hormones on behavior and on athletes’ performance.
She has published 63 scientific articles, supervised 34 master's degree thesis and 15
PhD thesis. She is a biologist (Paulista State University Júlio de Mesquita Filho, 1974),
master in Biological Sciences / Physiology by the State University of Campinas (1978),
PhD in Human Physiology by the University of São Paulo (1985) and associated
professor by the State University of Campinas (1996). The title of full professor was
obtained in 2007 at UNIFESP, where she is a researcher since 2005.