Abrahao, Agessandro, MD


Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

Agessandro Abrahao, MD, is an academic neurologist with MSc degree in Neuroscience from the Federal University of Sao Paulo, Brazil and in Clinical Epidemiology from the Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto. He completed an advanced fellowship training in ALS/ Neuromuscular Diseases at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre – University of Toronto and is certified in EMG techniques by the Canadian Society of Clinical Neurophysiologists. Agessandro also served as the inaugural Sunnybrook Focused Ultrasound Fellow.​

Agessandro’s research aims to expand the clinical trials of MR-guided focused ultrasound for neurological diseases. His research interests also include clinical trials and epidemiological studies in ALS and other neurodegenerative disorders. He is also interested in the development of biomarkers for motor neuron function using transcranial magnetic stimulation and motor unit count techniques.​