Research Grants and Prizes Awarded

  • July 1981- June 1982. Scholarship for post-graduation training. National Institute for Scientific Research, Portugal
  • July-December 1984. Grant for clinical research. National Kidney Foundation, USA.
  • January-July 1985. Grant for PhD degree studies outside Portugal. National Institute for Scientific Research, Portugal
  • January-April 1997. Grant for clinical research in acid-base physiology in humans. Luso-American Foundation for Development, Portugal
  • January-April 1997. Grant for clinical research in acid-base physiology in humans. National Committee for Research and Technology, Portugal
  • May 1992, April 1993 and September 1994: Grant for research in prognosis and risk stratification in critical care. Ministry of Health, Portugal
  • January 1995-December 1996. Grant for Master in Medical Education studies. Department of Medical Education of the University of Lisbon School of Medicine, Portugal.
  • First prize of the Portuguese League Against Epilepsy 2011 for the paper: Costa J, Fareleira F, Ascenção R, Borges M, Sampaio C, Vaz Carneiro A. Clinical comparability of the new antiepileptic drugs in refractory partial epilepsy: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Epilepsia. 2011 Jul;52(7):1280-91. doi: 10.1111/j.1528-1167.2011.03047.x. Epub 2011 Apr 19.
  • Prize of the Journal DOR/Bene Farmacêutica, best scientific article 2011: “Clinical Practice Guideline on the Treatment of Localized Neuropathic pain” Miguel Julião, Filipa Fareleira, João Costa, António Vaz Carneiro in Revista Dor, 2011 (19), Vol. 3, 6 – 48
  • “Teacher of the Year 2012” elected by the student body of the FMUL, Dec 12
  • Public praise No. 1051/2013 of the Ministry of Health in the Official Gazette, 2nd Series – No. 214-5 November 2013 p. 32654
  • Prize Best Poster: Borges M, Gouveia M, Fiorentino F, Jesus G, Cary M, Guerreiro JP, Costa S, Vaz Carneiro A. Economic evaluation of a needle exchange program in pharmacies started in 2015. 12º ANF Congress. Lisboa, April 2016
  • Prize Best Poster: Margarida Borges, Miguel Gouveia, João Costa, Francesca Fiorentino, Rita Sousa, Gonçalo Jesus, António Teixeira Rodrigues, Maria Cary, José Pedro Guerreiro, Peter Heudtlass, Suzete Costa, António Vaz Carneiro. Impact of transferring arts dispensing from hospital to community pharmacies in Portugal. FIP World Congres , Abu Dhabi Setembro 2019