Luiz Oswaldo Carneiro Rodrigues (LOR) was born in Belo Horizonte (Brazil) in 1949, where he married and currently resides.
He started publishing cartoons in 1973 under the pseudonym of LOR, and published about 5,000 drawings in the form of cartoons, caricatures and comic strips in some of the largest publishers of Brazil. LOR also published the following books: Retrato Falado (1979), Now Sem Rumo (1985), Os Desmandamentos (1972), O Urso Fiote (1a ed. 1985, 2a Ed. 2010) and O Segredo Do Águas Virtuosas Futebol Clube (1a ed. 2003, 2a Ed. 2010).
LOR illustrated several books on science and literature and was awarded several national and international prizes, including the Award of Master of Angelo Agostini National Comic (2006).
LOR graduated in the UFMG Medical School in 1972, where he works as Clinical Coordinator of the Neurofibromatosis Center (Hospital das Clinicas, UFMG). He is a Medical scholar and researcher, studying the effects of heat during the year in tropical climates, with several published articles and guidelines for undergraduate, MSc and PhD degrees. Complete Curriculum (Portuguese): http://lattes.cnpq.br/6211659251836942