Lino Manuel Martins Gonçalves, was born in Loulé, south of Portugal, in 1960. He obtained his MD degree at the University of Coimbra Medical School, in 1984. In 1994, he received a Master degree in Cellular Biology from the University of Coimbra Biology School. In 2000, he obtained his PhD degree in Cardiology from the University of Coimbra Medical School.
He worked as Visiting Associate at the National Institutes of Health’s Cardiology Branch (Bethesda, USA), from 1997 to 1998.
His professional qualifications are:
In terms of academic position, he is Associated Professor of Cardiology, taking full reponsability for the teaching of Cardiology at the University of Coimbra Medical School. He is Board member of the Scientic Council of the University of Coimbra Medical School, since 2011.
In terms of European Affairs, he worked in several committees and institutions related to education, accreditation and certification, achieving leadership roles in many of them: UEMS, EBAC, ESC, EAPCI.
He was invited to act as a reviewer for the following journals: Cardiovascular Research (regular and fast-track reviewer), European Heart Journal, Pharmacol Research, Molecular Medicine, Archives of Biochemistry and Biophysics, Nutrition Metabolism and Cardiovascular Diseases, Life Sciences, Proteomics, Cytotherapy, Portuguese Journal of Cardiology, Acta Medica Portuguesa.
He received 16 National Scientific awards and he published 37 papers in international peer-reviewed journals and 84 papers in Portuguese journals. He was author or co-author of more than 800 presentations at national and international meetings. He was Associated-Editor for the Percutaneous Interventional Cardiovascular Medicine Textbook (2012), Editorial Board member of the European Heart Journal and Cardiovascular Research, and Invited-Editor for one supplement of Cardiovascular Research and Cardiovascular & Hematological Disorders.
His main research interests in Cardiovascular Medicine are, coronary artery disease, interventional cardiology, angiogenesis, and stem cells.
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