Ana Rita Peralta
EEG, Sleep Studies

Ana Rita Peralta obtained her medical degree and Master degree in Neuroscience at the University of Lisbon Medical School. She was later specialized in Neurology at Santa Maria Hospital in Lisbon, where she also obtained Neurophysiology and Sleep training. She has the Somnologist title by European Sleep Research Society and the competence in Sleep Medicine from the Portuguese Medical Association. She currently works Santa Maria Hospital in Lisbon, mostly involved in Sleep, Epilepsy and Neurophysiology, and as a teaching Assistant at the University of Lisbon Medical School. Her main area of interest, for both clinical and research, is sleep in neurological disorders.

Daniel Filipe Borges
EEG, Neuroscience

Daniel Filipe Borges is currently Adjunct Professor of Clinical Physiology, as chair of Neurophysiology and Electroencephalography curricular units, at Coimbra Health School.

As clinical (neuro) physiologist, he´s internship supervisor (2006 - …) and coordinator (since 2011) of the Neurophysiology Laboratory and Long-Term Epilepsy Video-EEG Monitoring Unit in the Neurology Department at Unidade Local de Saúde Matosinhos (ULSM) – Hospital Pedro Hispano, and additionally a member of its Advisory Board. 

Academically, he obtained his Bachelor of Science degree in Neurophysiology, followed by a postgraduate programme in Clinical Neuropsychology, which expedite him to start the faculty practice at age 23. Presently is a PhD candidate in Neuroscience at University of Porto – Faculty of Medicine.

He joined the Paediatric Neurology Department in Centro Hospitalar de Lisboa Central - Hospital Dona Estefânia (2006-2008), followed by a 3 year (2008-2011) collaboration in the Epilepsy Surgery Programme at Centro Hospitalar de Lisboa Ocidental

Francisco Sales

Francisco Sales obtained his graduation as medical doctor in 1984 at Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade de Coimbra. He specialized in Neurology in 1992.

He currently works at Centro Hospitalar e Universitário de Coimbra - Neurology Service.

He's also the coordinator of the Reference Center for Refractory Epilepsy do Centro Hospital e Universitário de Coimbra and the main responsible for the EPI-CARE.

His main areas of interest are epilepsy, EEG and Clinical Neurophysiology.

Manuel Dílio Pimenta Alves

Dílio Alves obtained his degree in Medicine at Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade do Porto in 1974.

In January of 1984 he specialized in Neurology (Hospital Geral de Santo António).

He became Hospital Assistant of Neurology at V. N. Gaia Hospital in 1984/85 and Hospital Maria Pia from 1985 to 1996.

He obtained the equalization to the cycle of special studies of Neurophysiology in May 1993, and in 1997 his Neurophysiology Degree.

He's currently responsible for the Neurophysiology Unit of the Neurology Service of Hospital São João since 2011.

He's also Coordinator of the Reference Center for Refractory Epilepsy since 2016; member of the Board of the Portuguese Society of Neurology 2005-2007; member of the Board of the Portuguese League Against Epilepsy until 2005.

João Ramalheira
EEG, Sleep Studies

João Ramalheira currently works at Hospital Santo António (HSA)/Centro Hospitalar do Porto (CHP) and he's responsible by enumerous valences such as Epilepsy Monitoring Unit (UME) and brain SPECT (functional image).

He is part of Epilepsy Consultation / Refractory Epilepsy Consultation, Epilepsy Surgery Group / Epilepsy Unit (National and European Reference Center) and Department of Neurophysiology / Department of Neuroscience.

Academically he's a former trainee in Paris, Hôpital Saint-Vincent-de-Paul, Service of Neuropediatrie (Child Epilepsy); former intern in Paris, Hôpital Saint-Vincent-de-Paul, Service d'Explorations Foncionnelles Neurologiques du Systeme Nerveux (Pediatric Neurophysiology); former intern / Scholarship holder in Orsay (France), Commissariat à l'Énergie Athomique - CEA / Center Hospitalier Frédéric Joliot (SPECT, PET, SISCOM, Metabolic and Functional Image of the SNC); former trainee in London at the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery ("Nervous Diseases" - "Queen Square"); former trainee in Chalfont, UK at the Chalfont Center for Epilepsy., HSA / CHP., HSA / CHP.

Areas of major interest (adults and children): Epilepsy, Sleep, EEG, Invasive monitoring with IC electrodes, SEEG, Functional Imaging (SPECT, SISCOM and PET), Epilepsy Pharmacology, Epilepsy Surgery, PSG, MSLT, Sleep Disorders.

José Augusto Mendes Ribeiro

José Augusto Mendes Ribeiro has been since 1998 a full-time Clinical Neurophysiologist and since 2005 Clinical Neurophysiology  Consultant in the Neurophysiology Department in S. Joao Hospital, Porto.

His main recent clinical interests are on topics including brain monitoring in the critically ill in the neonatal, pediatric and adult ICUs and Pediatric Video-EEG monitoring.

Paulo Coelho

Paulo Coelho licensed by Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade de Coimbra in 2003. He did his Neurology Specialty in University Hospital Center of Coimbra, and Clinical Neurophysiology Sub-specialty in University Hospital Center of Porto.

He's currently working as Neurologist at Mealhada Misericórdia Hospital, Neurologist at CUF Porto Hospital and Neurology Assistant and Clinical Neurophysiologist at Matosinhos Local Health Unit - Pedro Hispano Hospital.

Pedro Guimarães
EEG, Sleep Studies

Pedro Guimarães licensed by Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade do Porto (2000-2006). He did his Complementary Internship in the Neurology Service of the Hospital do Centro de Trás os Montes e Alto Douro (2008-2013), and the Cycle of Special Studies in Clinical Neurophysiology at Centro Hospitalar do Porto (2015-2017).
He has several papers presented and published: Epilepsy, Sleep, Neurophysiology, Epidemiology of Neurological Diseases, and also several projects of Clinical Research in Neurological Diseases.

He's currently Hospital Assistant in Neurology since 2013 at Centro Hospitalar de Trás os- Montes e Alto Douro.

Ricardo Rego

Ricardo Rego obtained his Medical degree in 1998 (ICBAS – University of Porto).
He did medical training at Hospital de Santo António, Porto (1998-2000), and his Neurology residency at Hospital Pedro Hispano, Matosinhos (2001-2006).
He worked as a clinical neurologist and coordinated the Epilepsy Monitoring Unit at Hospital Pedro Hispano, Matosinhos (2006-2011).
He's currently working at the Neurophysiology Unit and as coordinator of the Epilepsy Monitoring Unit at Hospital São João, Porto.
He's an invited Professor at Escola Superior de Saúde, Instituto Politécnico do Porto (2011-)
Main areas of interest and research: semiology of epileptic seizures, EEG signal processing, critical care EEG monitoring.

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