Awards & Distinctions

2023 – Universidade de Lisboa / Caixa Geral de Depósitos Award. Health Sciences section. Photos here, here, here and here.
2021 – Universidade de Lisboa / Caixa Geral de Depósitos Award. Honorary Mention – Health Sciences section
2020 – Universidade de Lisboa / Caixa Geral de Depósitos Award. Honorary Mention – Biology section
2020 – Pfizer-SCML Clinical Investigation Award. Videos here and here. Photos here and here.

2020 – Awarded the Paul Harris Fellow (PHF) Recognition by Rotary Club de Oeiras, R.I. 22745. Photo here.
2019 – Invited member of Academia das Ciências de Lisboa, Portugal
2014 – EVERIS Entrepreneurs Award, Grand Finalist, April 2014, Madrid, Spain.
2013 – Building Global Innovators – ISCTE-IUL MIT-Portugal Venture Competition, Honorary Mention Health Track, November 2013, Lisboa, Portugal
2013 – National BES Innovation Contest, 1st Prize for the Health Track and Winner of the Grand Prize, Concurso Nacional de Inovação do Banco Espirito Santo, November 2013, Lisboa, Portugal. Photo here.
2008 – Amélia da Silva de Mello Award for Health Sciences, 1st Prize for the work entitled “Host SR-BI plays a dual role in the establishment of malaria liver infection”, José de Mello ▪ Saúde, September 2008, Lisboa, Portugal
2007 – CESPU International Research Award, 1st Prize for the work entitled “SR-BI plays a dual role in the establishment of malaria liver infection”, Cooperativa de Ensino Superior Politécnico e Universitário, November 2007, Porto, Portugal
2004 – Marie Curie Reintegration Grant
2001 – Marie Curie Fellowship

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