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6th Edition of International Conference on

Traditional Medicine, Ethnomedicine and Natural Therapies

June 20-22, 2024 | Paris, France

Traditional Medicine 2023

Leonel Pereira

Leonel Pereira, Speaker at Traditional Medicine Conference
Leonel Pereira
University of Coimbra, Portugal


Leonel Pereira has a degree in Biology (scientific branch), a PhD in Biology (specialty Cellular Biology) and Habilitation in Biosciences, specialty in Biotechnology, by the Faculty of Science and Technology of the University of Coimbra, where he is currently Associate Professor. In addition to teaching at this university, he is an integrated researcher at MARE (Center for Marine and Environmental Sciences). His interests are mainly focused on the areas of Marine Biodiversity (algae), Marine Biotechnology (bioactive compounds from algae) and Marine Ecology (environmental assessment). Since 2008, he has been the author and editor of the electronic publication MACOI – Portuguese Seaweeds Website (www.uc.pt/seaweeds), since 2018 he has been a member of the editorial board of the scientific journals “Marine Drugs” and Applied Sciences”, he is Vice-editor-in-chief of “Traditional Medicine Research” Journal, author of more than 20 books, author of more than 134 indexed articles, and of more than 66 book chapters. He has delivered more than a hundred lectures and oral communications at various national and international scientific events. He is coordinator of the degree in Biology and of several national and international research projects. In 1998 he received the “Francisco de Holanda” award (Honorable Mention) and, more recently, the “Sea King D. Carlos” award (18th edition), and winner of the CHOICE Award - outstanding academic title award 2016 - Book title: Edible Seaweeds of the World, CRC Press.

Keynote Presentation (In-Person)