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Lino Manuel Martins Gonçalves

Lino Gonçalves

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:

  • Chief of Clinic at the Coimbra University Hospital.

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.

Scientific Interest:

His main research interests in Cardiovascular Medicine are, coronary artery disease, interventional cardiology, angiogenesis, and stem cells.

5 Keys Publications:

  • ADENOVIRAL-MEDIATED GENE TRANSFER INDUCES SUSTAINED PERICARDIAL VEGF EXPRESSION IN DOGS: EFFECT ON MYOCARDIAL ANGIOGENESIS. Daisy F. Lazarous, Matie Shou, Jonathan A. Stiber, Everett Hodge, Venugopal Thirumurti, Gonçalves LM, Ellis F. Unger. Cardiovasc Res 1999; 44:294-302.
  • ANGIOGENIC GROWTH FACTORS - POTENTIAL NEW TREATMENT FOR ACUTE MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION? Gonçalves LM. Cardiovasc Res 2000;45:294-302.
  • CONTROLLING COLLATERAL DEVELOPMENT: THE DIFFICULT TASK OF MIMICKING MOTHER NATURE. Gonçalves LM, Stephen Epstein, Jan J Piek. Cardiovasc Res 2001; 49:495-6.
  • STEM CELL THERAPY FOR CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASES: ARE WE STILL AT THE BEGINNING OF A LONG ROAD? Lino M Gonçalves. Cardiovasc & Haematol Disorders-Drug Targets 2010;10(3):158-60.
  • THE PREVALENCE OF LEFT ATRIAL APPENDAGE THROMBUS AND SPONTANEOUS ECHOCARDIOGRAPHIC CONTRAST IS POSITIVELY CORRELATED WITH THE CHADS2 AND CHA2 DS2 -VASC SCORES. Providência R, Ferreira MJ, Gonçalves L. Eur J Neurol. 2013 Jun;20(6):e84.
Email: lgoncalv@ci.uc.pt