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This is how Thiago Otero talks about Parkinson's disease |  Scientific Talks Podcast

This is how Thiago Otero talks about Parkinson’s disease | Scientific Talks Podcast

In “This is how science speaks”, then Podcast PÚBLICO spoke bi-weekly, with support from the Francisco Manuel dos Santos Foundation and co-organized by David Marsal and I, Portuguese scholars from around the world. In this week’s issue, my guest is biochemist Thiago Otero. Born in Porto, he graduated in biochemistry from the University of Porto, and received his Ph.D. from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Whitehead Research Institute of Technology (MIT), in Boston, USA. He later became a postdoctoral researcher at Massachusetts General Hospital, which is affiliated with Harvard Medical School, in the same city. In 2007, he established his research group at the Institute of Molecular Medicine in Lisbon, which he led until 2014. Since 2010, he has been Director of the Department of Experimental Neurodegeneration at the University Medical Center in Göttingen, Germany. He is also Professor of Neuroscience at the University of Newcastle, United Kingdom, Visiting Professor at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, and Visiting Professor at the University of Lisbon Medical School.