Advisor appointed by the Portuguese ParliamentAppointed by Parliament Professor of Institute of Biomedical Sciences Abel Salazar. Graduate in Internal Medicine and Medical Genetics. Director of Professional Master's Degree in Genetic Counseling. Head of Genetics Research Unit in Neurological Diseases and Epidemiology and Director of the Center for Predictive and Preventive Genetics. Chairman of the Medical Genetics Committee at the Directorate General of Health.