1987-1995 - Teaching Assistant at the Department of Chemistry, FCUL
1983-1987 - Demonstrator at the Department of Chemistry, FCUL
1995 - PhD. in Biochemistry, Universidade de Lisboa
1982 - Licenciatura in Chemistry (Biochemistry and Organic Chemistry branch), FCUL
1979 - BSc. in Chemistry, Faculdade de Ciências da Universidade de Lisboa (FCUL)
1996-1997 - Post-Doctoral Fellow, Division of Toxicology, Leiden Academic Centre for Drug Research (former Leiden/Amsterdam Center for Drug Research, Leiden University, The Netherlands. Project: The role of glutathione conjugation on the protection against cytotoxic hydroxyalkenals, Supervisor: Professor G.J. Mulder
1987-1994 - PhD. studies at the Centre of Studies in Biochemistry and Animal Physiology of FCUL, Instituto de Investigação Científica Bento da Rocha Cabral, Lisbon, Portugal. Thesis: "Metabolism of glutathione in normal and hepatomized rat liver". Supervisor: Professor Ruy E. Pinto.
1980-1982 - Licenciatura thesis studies at Department of Radiobiology of the National Laboratory of Engineering and Industrial Tecnology do (Laboratório Nacional de Engenharia e Tecnologia Industrial - LNETI), Portugal. "Hydroperoxides in the liver of rats treated with diethylnitrosamine", Supervisor: Professor Ruy E. Pinto.