Neurobiologist, pharmacologist. Editor and author of the book "Cannabinoids and the Brain" (2008) Springer-Verlag (http://www.springer.com/biomed/neuroscience/book/978-0-387-74348-6).
Teaches both undergraduate, master and PhD students at the University of Coimbra. Invited lecturer at other universities and at international scientific events.
Holds a Good Laboratory Practice certificate, and a FELASA Cat. C permission to plan and conduct animal research.
Dr. Attila Köfalvi is dedicated to minimize the impact of his research on the well-being of laboratory animals with maximizing the informations obtained from animal experiments. He refuses to participate in experiments that cause pain or suffering, or unnecessary stress to laboratory animals (rats and mice).