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Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade do Porto

Category(ies): Academic Institutions; Laboratory / Analytical Services; R&D Institutions


Address: Alameda Prof. Hernâni Monteiro; 4200-319 Porto; Portugal

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Keyword(s): Allergy, Cardiovascular System, Gastroenterology & Hepatology, Health Sciences, Research & Development

The Faculty of Medicine of the University of Porto (FMUP) is an institution of creation, diffusion, and application of knowledge in the area of Medicine and other areas of Health Sciences and Human Biology, focused on the scientific, technologic, and humanistic training of physicians and other health professionals, and in the overall improvement in health of the population at large. FMUP is on the national top institutions, having published 623 original publications indexed in ISI with impact factor in 2016. FMUP has over three thousand students spread over several study cycles (graduate and undergraduate). About 70% of the teaching staff have a doctorate and, as a whole, the non-teaching staff are young and proactive (about 500 collaborators). FMUP shares its facilities with the largest hospital in the north of Portugal – São João Hospital – and constitutes, together with the latter, the CUME – Universitary Centre of Medicine.