Carlos M. Palmeira

Universidade de Coimbra, Portugal

Carlos M. Palmeira, a Ph.D. degree holder, is an Associate Professor at the Department of Life Sciences, University of Coimbra, Portugal. His research interests are focused on the pathophysiological mechanisms of mitochondrial dysfunction and human health, with particular expertise in the study of the role of mitochondrial dysfunction in the pathogenesis of hepatic diseases. He is a member of several international societies and serves in the Scientific Committee of ECVAM. He is the author/coauthor of more than 70 papers. Palmeira received his Ph.D. degree in biochemistry at the University of Coimbra, Portugal and a postdoctoral training in biochemical toxicology at the University of Minnesota, Duluth, USA.

Biography Updated on 28 March 2011

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