Prof. Joaquim Ferreira
Professor of Neurology and Clinical Pharmacology (FMUL), Head of Laboratory of Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics (FMUL), Group Leader (IMM), Head of CNS – Campus Neurológico
Joaquim Ferreira is a neurologist and completed his medical degree and PhD in Neurology at the University of Lisbon. He is currently Professor of Neurology and Clinical Pharmacology and Head of the Laboratory of Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics at the Faculty of Medicine, University of Lisbon. He is also a Group Leader at the Instituto de Medicina Molecular and the head of CNS- Campus Neurológico Sénior, a movement disorders centre dedicated to the multidisciplinary rehabilitation of people with Parkinson’s disease and other movement disorders. He became interested in movement disorders during his medical degree and later undertook a Clinical Pharmacology fellowship with Prof. Olivier Rascol in Toulouse, France. He is currently the co-chair of the movement disorders panel of the European Academy of Neurology and past-chair of the European Section of the International Parkinson and Movement Disorder Society. His major research interests are movement disorders, neuropharmacology, Parkinson’s disease, dystonia, Huntigton’s disease and medical education.