Antonio Atalaia – EURO-NMD Clinical Advisor

Antonio Marques Atalaia is a Neurologist since 1995, a Clinical Neurophysiologist since 1996 and a Sleep Medicine specialist (Somnologist ESRS), who studied and trained at Hospital Santa Maria/Faculdade de Medicina de Lisboa in Lisbon, Portugal. He had a 10 years Naval Doctor career in the Portuguese Navy and worked afterwards for the British Hospital in Lisbon and the CHCB in Covilhã, Portugal. In 2012 he transferred himself to the University of Newcastle upon Tyne as a Senior Research Associate at the Institute of Human Genetics (currently John Walton Muscular Dystrophy Research Center) and later had jobs as a NHS Neurology Consultant (Newcastle, Sunderland, Southend-on-Sea).

He moved to Paris in April 2019 and initially worked as MRA for Solve-RD and currently works as Clinical Advisor for ERN Euro-NMD.

Antonio's Network Involvement

Antonio is involved in these different areas of the network...

Healthcare Provider

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