Cristina Sampaio


Cristina Sampaio


(Chief Clinical Officer, effective September 2011)

Cristina obtained her MD and PhD degree in Clinical Pharmacology at the Lisbon School of Medicine, University of Lisbon, Portugal, respectively in 1986 and 1997. She is Professor of Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics and Senior member of the Movement Disorders Clinic, Department of Neurology and Principal Investigator at Instituto de Mediicina Molecular, Universiade de Lisboa. She is Director of the Regional Pharmacovigilance Unit of Lisboa and vale do Tejo. She was member of the Committee of Proprietary Medicinal products) and of Scientific Advise Working Party (European Medicines Evaluation Agency-EMA) until June 2011. She is co-ordinator Editor of the Movement Disorders Cochrane Review group. She is the Chairperson of the Evidence Based Medicine task force of the Movement Disorders Society. Her main research interests are design and methodology of clinical studies in Neurodegenerative disorders, pharmacoepidemiology and evidence based medicine. She has over than 100 full papers published in peer reviewed journals.


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