University of Lisbon
Graduated in Pharmaceutical Sciences (PharmD), with a Masters (MSc) in Herbal Medicines and a PhD in Pharmacology&Pharmacotherapy at the Faculty of Pharmacy of the University of Lisbon. He is a Professor of Pharmacology&Pharmacotherapy in Pharmacy and Medicine Master Courses. Has published 16 full papers in international journals of Pharmacology, Medicine and Nutrition and has more than 60 communications at national and international congresses with focus on Pharmacology and Immunopharmacology. He is an editor and reviewer for international journals in the fields of Pharmacology and Toxicology. He also is a consultant for the Pharmaceutical Industry and National Drug Regulatory Agencies.
His major research areas are: Local and Systemic Inflammation, Critical Care and Multi-Organ Dysfunction Syndrome, Acute Lung Injury & Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome. His latest research projects focused on the study of cytoprotective mechanisms of lung injury and their pharmacological modulation using a translational research approach. His research has received several prizes awarded by Scientific Associations.