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Carlos Manuel da Silva Robalo Cordeiro

Professor Catedrático | Diretor
Telefone: +351 239 857 700
Morada:Faculdade de Medicina da UC
Pólo das Ciências da Saúde, Azinhaga de Santa Comba, Celas
Unidade Central - Direção
3000-548 Coimbra

Centro de Pneumologia
Centro Hospitalar e Universitário de Coimbra
Praceta Mota Pinto
3000-075 Coimbra


-  Specialist in Pneumology – Coimbra University Hospital, since 1992 -  Senior Consultant of Pneumology since 2018
-  Head, Department of Pneumology, Coimbra University Hospital, since 2016 (National
Referral Centre for Cystic Fibrosis since 2017)
-  PhD in Medicine, University of Coimbra, 1996
-  Full Professor of Pneumology, Coimbra Medical School, since 2016
-  Chair, Pneumology Clinic, Faculty of Medicine, University of Coimbra, since 2011
-  Chair, Curricular Unit of Thoracic and Vascular Pathology, Faculty of Medicine, University of
Coimbra, since 2018
-  Coordinator, Research Unit “Center of Pneumology - Coimbra University”, from the Ministry
of Science and Technology, 2006-2014
-  Coordinator, Research Strategic Area “Environment, Genetics and Oncobiology”, Coimbra
Medical School, since 2014
-  Principal Investigator and co-Investigator in several national and internationally funded
projects, the most recent actually started in 2019, 2 EIT Health projects, CALMA (cooperation with Hospital Clinic and University of Barcelona) and SmashMedicine (cooperation with University of Oxford/Cardiff University)
-  Participation in several national and international Task Forces and European research networks, the most recent ongoing task force: “ERS (European Respiratory Society) Task Force of the European Respiratory Society on Hipersensitivity Pneumonitis, under development”
-  Principal Investigator and co-investigator in several clinical trials, the most recent ongoing trial as PI: MA39189: Multicenter, International, Double-blind, Two-Arm, Randomized, Placebo-controlled Phase II Trial of Pirfenidone in Patients With Unclassifiable Progressive Fibrosing ILD
-  Member of the Coimbra University General Council since 2016
-  President of Pneumology Portuguese National Board, 2006/2009
-  Portuguese delegate in the UEMS (2000-2006)
-  President of Portuguese Society of Pneumology, 2010/2015
-  Member of the ERS Council, 2008/2012
-  Member of the ERS College of Experts, since 2014
-  ERS Secretary General 2016/2019
-  Member of the WASOG (World Association of Sarcoidosis and Other Granulomatous
Disorders) Executive Committee, 2011/2016 -  Peer reviewer- “Portuguese Journal of Pulmonology”, “Acta Médica”, “European Respiratory Journal”, “Respiration”, “Respiratory Medicine”, ”Journal of Internal Medicine”, “Breathe”, Monaldi Archives for Chest Disease, “Pulmonary Medicine”, “Pneumon”, “Journal of Medical Case Reports”, “Respiratory Research”, “Orphanet Journal of Rare Diseases”, Clinical Respiratory Journal”, “Achivos de Bronconeumologia”, “Chronic Respiratory Disease”
-  Member of the Editorial Board: European Respiratory Monograph, European Respiratory Review, Journal of Respiratory News, Pneumon, Pneumology, “Revista de Medicina Desportiva”, “Revista Brasileira de Cancerologia”, Thorax, portuguese version

-  Member of various panels to evaluate projects and national and international juries, the most recent: member of Jury to award “ERS Gold Medal in ILD”, 2018
-  Participation in 21 Juries of Academic PhDs, 3 Juries of Academic Aggregations, 13 Juries of “pre-Bolonha” Masters and 154 Juries of Integrated Masters
-  Orientation of 5 PhD Thesis and co-Orientation of 3 PhD Thesis.
-  151 Publications as first Author and 304 as co-author; 77 with Impact Factor
-  274 Personal presentations (200 conferences by invitation, 53 abroad, as in Capetown,
Copenhagen, Mexico City, Puebla, Santiado do Chile, Puerto Varas, Colombo, Dubai, Beijing, Zian, Agra, Kolkata, Mumbai, Bangalore, Tokyo, TelAviv, Maputo, Madrid, Sevilha, Corunha, Salamanca, Salvador da Baia, Curitiba, Belo Horizonte, Rio de Janeiro, João Pessoa, Athens, Dubrovnik, Prague, Leuven, Siena, Forli, Genova, Oradea, Poiana Brasov, Timisoara) and 268 co-presentations
-  Personal organization of 78 training courses, collaboration with organization and participation in numerous programmes
-  Introduction, into Portugal, of training in biomedical simulation in Pathology of Respiratory System (in 2009) and of Thoracic Ultrasound (in 2011)
-  Set up the Portuguese Language Respiratory Association, a partnership between SPP, ERS, SBPT and ALAT, to promote respiratory health within Portuguese language territories (Lusophone countries).
-  Set up the Central Portugal Congress of Pulmonology, involving 12 services of Pulmonology in the Centre of Portugal, which now has an Iberian dimension with the inclusion of the University Services of Salamanca and Caceres, and has been transformed into a major scientific event in Portuguese Pneumology, following the national SPP Congress.
-  Pneumology Expert for Administration of the Centre Health System (ACSS), with the following tasks: National Commission for Respiratory Care at Home, in 2011; Review of the Medical Practice Index Table in Pneumology, in 2012/2013; National Pneumology Referral Network, in 2009 and 2015.
-  Consultant on the Medical-Legal Board of the National Institute of Legal Medicine and Forensic Sciences of Ministry of Justice, as Pneumology Expert. -  Responsible for Revision of Chapter on “Respiratory System” in the new Disability Legislation for Civil Law, published in 2013
-  Implementation of a Lung Cancer Screening Pilot Project in Portugal using a low dose CT scan with former workers in the uranium mines in central Portugal, in cooperation with the regional health center administration.
-  Visitant Professor, University of Siena, Italy and University of Salamanca, Spain
-  Regular collaboration with teaching in the Medical Science School in New University of Lisbon and the Medical School of the University of Algarve.
-  Organization of Annual Seminars for students at Coimbra Medical School with the participation of Invited Professors:
. Moises Selman and Annie Pardo (Mexico), 2014 - Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis: Pathogenesis and Clinical approach . GB Migliori (Italy), 2015 - Pulmonary Tuberculosis: from elimination in low incidence countries to the approach of resistances and new problems related to migration flows . Ulrich Costabel (Germany), 2016 - Diagnosis and Management of Acute Exacerbations in Interstitial Lung Disease . Steve Nathan (USA), 2017 – The patient journey in IPF . Yoshonobi Eishi (Japan), 2018 – Is Sarcoidosis related to Propionibacterium acnes?
. Manuel Antunes, 2019 - Humanitarian Medicine
-  Member of the Portuguese Academy of Medicine, since 2006, Academic Holder since 2017, occupying the chair number XIII
-  President of the Scientific Council, Portuguese Lung Foundation, since 2016
-  Thomé Villar Awards (Portuguese Society of Pulmonology) in 1988, 1993, 1998, 2013
-  UCB Award (Portuguese Society of Allergology and Clinical Immunology), 1997
-  AstraZeneca Foundation Award (Portuguese Society of Pulmonology), 2008
-  Robalo Cordeiro Award (Portuguese Society of Pulmonology/Novartis), 2010
-  Pfizer Vaccines Award (Portuguese Society of Pulmonology), 2018
-  Morgagni Award, from the "Associazione Morgagni Malattie Polmonari", Forli, 2009
-  “Personality of the Year” award, from Portuguese Lung Foundation, 2011 -  Honorary member of the Romanian National Society of Pneumology, 2018
-  Member of the Board of Trustees of Fundacion Iberica Livemed Institute since 2018
-  Gold Medal from the Portuguese Society of Pneumology, 2018