About The Speaker
Alexandre Castro Caldas
Instituto de Ciências da Saúde da Universidade Católica Portuguesa
Professor Castro-Caldas is currently Director of the Institute of Health Sciences of Portuguese Catholic University and was Full Professor of Neurology at the University of Lisbon and Head of the Department of Clinical Neurosciences of the Hospital de Santa Maria, in Lisbon, Portugal. His publications include three books, papers in international journals, as: Brain, Neurology, NeuroImage, Journal of Cognitive Neurosciences, JINS, and multiple chapters in national and international books. He is member of the editorial board of several national and international journals. His current research interests include several topics in Cognitive Neurosciences and in particular the modulatory effect of environmental stimulation in the human brain. During these years his work has been recognized, having received several awards, from here we choose to mention the Great Price of Medicine from Bial Foundation and more recently the Distinguished Career Award of the International Neuropsychological Society.