Cláudia Cavadas is Vice-Rector for Research, Director of the Institute for Interdisciplinary Research and Professor at the Faculty of Pharmacy of the University of Coimbra (UC). Professor Cláudia is the head of the Neuroendocrinology and Aging Group at CNC – Center for Neuroscience and Cell Biology from UC. At the Faculty of Pharmacy she was Subdirector, member of the Pedagogical Council, elected member of the Scientific Council, of the Assembly and of the Statutory Committee. She was President of the Portuguese Society of Pharmacology.
Cláudia Cavadas has a degree in Pharmaceutical Sciences from Faculdade de Farmácia da Universidade de Coimbra, Master in Cell Biology and PhD in Pharmacy, in the specialty of Pharmacology, from UC. From 1998 to 2001 she did her PhD research at the Centre Hopitalier Vaudois and at the University of Lausanne, Switzerland