Main interests: Chronic kidney Disease, familial amyloidosis, erythropoietin and anemia, hereditary nephropathies and medical education
Obtained her degree in medicine in October 1990, from the Institute for the Biomedical Sciences Abel Salazar / Porto University. Nephrology consultant at Centro Hospitalar do Porto. PhD in medical sciences with a graduate thesis on “Renal involvement in the genesis of anemia in familial amyloidotic polyneuropathy Portuguese type”. Professor of Semiology (3rd year of medicine) at Biomedical Sciences Abel Salazar / Porto University. Director of the ungraduate medical education department.