Isabel Palmeirim

Isabel Palmeirim, MD, PhD

Professor and Director of Education at the Champalimaud Foundation

A doctor by training and a researcher by passion, Isabel Palmeirim has a PhD in the area of ​​Genetics linked to embryonic development, at the “Université Pierre et Marie Curie” - Paris. Her doctoral work led to the discovery of an embryonic molecular clock, a discovery considered by the scientific journal Nature as a milestone in the field of Embryonic Development. Isabel Palmeirim was later a researcher at the Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciência, founding Assistant Professor at the Universities of Minho and Algarve Schools of Medicine, having been, from 2013 to 2023, Director of the Integrated Master's Degree in Medicine and the Faculty of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences of the University of Algarve. Since June 2023, Isabel Palmeirim has been the Champalimaud Foundation's Director of Education.

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