Jose Carlos L. MACHADO

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Birthday: 14th July, 1969
Nationality: Portuguese
Address: IPATIMUP
Rua Roberto Frias s/n, 4200-465 Porto, Portugal

phone 351 225570700

fax 351 225570799

E-mail josem@ipatimup.pt


José C. Machado (JCM) is vice-president of the Institute of Molecular Pathology and Immunology of the University of Porto (Ipatimup), where he is also group coordinator. JCM is Associate Professor in the Faculty of Medicine of Porto. His research interest stands in the area of molecular genetics of cancer. He is internationally best known for his research in the area of Helicobacter pylori-related gastric carcinoma. The scientific question that drives JCM's research group is how is genetic information transferred between cancer cells, and how does that transference impact on the heterogeneity, diversity and plasticity of cancer cells. JCM has been awarded research projects by the Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology, by the Portuguese Agency for Innovation, by the Portuguese Ministry of Health and by the European Union. JCM is also the director of the genetic diagnosis laboratory of IPATIMUP. This laboratory is accredited by the College of American Pathologists (CAP) and ISO9001:2008 certified. This is the reference laboratory in Portugal for the detection of KRAS mutations in colorectal cancer, EGFR mutations in Lung cancer, HER2 testing in breast and gastric cancer, among other tests. It is also one of the reference labs for the genetic diagnosis of hereditary cancer syndromes. JCM (Scopus Author ID 7102792651) co-authors 125 peer-reviewed publications in international journals and has an h-index of 33. ORCID iD: orcid.org/0000-0003-4741-8415.

 

Academic qualifications

  • 1992 Graduate degree in Biology by the Faculty of Sciences of the University of Porto.

  • 1994 M.Sc. degree in Oncobiology by the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Porto.

  • 1999 Ph.D. degree in Human Biology by the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Porto.

 

Scientific and professional activities

  • 1990 - 1991Instructor in Zoology, Faculty of Sciences, University of Porto, Portugal.

  • 1994 - 1997 Graduate student, Institute of Anthropology and Human Genetics, University of Tübingen, Germany

  • 1997 - 1999 Graduate student, IPATIMUP-Institute of Molecular Pathology and Immunology of the University of Porto, Portugal

  • 1999 - 2000 Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Molecular Biology, University of Ghent-VIB, Belgium

  • 2000 - 2001 Postdoctoral Fellow, IPATIMUP-Institute of Molecular Pathology and Immunology of the University of Porto, Portugal.

  • 2001 - 2007 Assistant Professor of Biopathology, Medical Faculty of Porto, Portugal

  • 2001 - present Senior Researcher, IPATIMUP-Institute of Molecular Pathology and Immunology of the University of Porto, Portugal.

  • 2003 - 2010 Member of the European Cancer Prevention Organization (ECPO) board

  • 2004 Organizer of the 8th Annual Meeting of the Portuguese Society of Human Genetics, Porto, Portugal

  • 2006 - present Active member of the European Helicobacter Study Group (EHSG)

  • 2006 Organizer of the XV Porto Cancer Meeting - Helicobacter pylori: from infection to gastric cancer, Porto, Portugal

  • 2007 - present Associate Professor of Biopathology, Medical Faculty of Porto, Portugal.

  • 2011 - present Member of the scientific committee of UEG (United European Gastroenterology).

  • 2008 - present Member of the Editorial Board of the journal Helicobacter.

  • 2009 Organizer of the XXIInd International Workshop on Helicobacter and related bacteria, European Helicobacter Study Group, Porto, Portugal.

  • 2009 - 2010 President of the European Helicobacter Study Group (EHSG).

  • 2013 - present Member of the scientific committee of ESHG (European Society of Human Genetics).

  • 2013 - present Vice-President of the Institute of Molecular Pathology and Immunology of the University of Porto (IPATIMUP).

  • 2015 - present Member of the Executive Board of i3S – Instituto de Investigação e Inovação em Saúde.

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