European Correspondent, Portugal
Joana Batuca is one of the Portuguese European Correspondents for ECRIN and at national level she acts as manager of the Portuguese scientific partner, PtCRIN.
She worked in a pharmaceutical company for 2 years as a clinical research associate (CRA) and she has over 10 years’ experience working in scientific translational/clinical research in the field of autoimmune diseases, cardiovascular disease and dyslipidaemia. During this period, she participated several investigator-initiated clinical trials and also in the teaching of pharmacology as Invited Assistant Professor of Pharmacology at the NOVA Medical School.
Joana has a Pre-Bologna Licentiate Degree in biochemistry from University of Lisbon and a PhD in pharmacology from NOVA University of Lisbon, Portugal.