Tiago Outeiro graduated in Biochemistry at the University of Porto and was an Erasmus student at the University of Leeds in the UK. Tiago then did his PhD thesis at the Whitehead Institute for Biomedical research – MIT and worked as a Research Scientist at FoldRx Pharmaceuticals as a Research Scientist and Consultant.
Tiago served as vice-President, President, and chairman of PAPS during his stay in the US.
Tiago was a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the Department of Neurology of the Massachusetts General Hospital – Harvard Medical School where he focused on the study of Neurodegenerative disorders such as Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s disease.
Tiago is Full Professor and the Director of the Department of Experimental Neurodegeneration at the University Medical Center Gottingen, in Germany. Since November 2017, Tiago is also Professor of Neurodegeneration at Newcastle University, UK.