Nuno Sousa


Nuno Sousa is a Full Professor at the School of Medicine of the University of Minho and its current President.

He is a member of several medical education boards, as well as of medical assessment associations (NBME, EuroBMA).

He is a Physician, Neuro-Radiologist and the Director of the Clinical Academic Center - Braga (2CA-Braga), at Braga Hospital. He is also the Director of P5 Digital Medical Center Association (ACMP5), based at the School of Medicine of the University of Minho.

He is a researcher in the field of Neurosciences at the Life and Health Sciences Research Institute (ICVS) of the University of Minho. He has published more than 450 research papers in international journals, having an h-factor of 61 and being cited more than 15000 times. He has supervised several PhD and Master's students and coordinated numerous research projects, with funding exceeding € 5M in the last 5 years.

He received 6 awards for his research accomplishments, of which the Janssen Neuroscience Award and the Ministry of Health Gold Medal in 2011. He is a member of several national and international health and research commissions.

He is Editor-in-Chief of Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience and Member of the Editorial Board of the Journal Neurobiology of Stress.

Between 2011-2015, he was President of the Portuguese Society of Neurosciences and between 2014-2016 he was President of the Scientific Council for Life Sciences and Health of the Science and Technology Foundation.

He is a member of the Executive Board of Bial Foundation.


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