José Pimentel received the M.D. and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Lisbon in 1975 and 1993, respectively. Pimentel was a Neurology Resident from 1979 to 1985 and a Consultant of neurology in 1993. Currently, Pimentel serves as Chief of the Laboratory of Neuropathology at Hospital de Santa Maria, a Professor of neurology at University of Lisbon, and a Coordinator of the Epilepsy Research Group at Hospital de Santa Maria. Pimentel’s main scientific area of research is neuropathology; tumors of the CNS; human prion diseases; epileptogenic lesions.
Biography Updated on 8 July 2011