Félix Carvalho, PharmD (1990), PhD (1998), is Full Professor of Toxicology, at the Department of Biological Sciences, Laboratory of Toxicology, Faculty of Pharmacy at University of Porto (FFUP), and researcher of the Research Unit on Applied Molecular Biosciences (UCIBIO) at REQUIMTE, Portugal. He is presently Vice-president of the Scientific Council of FFUP, Vice-President of the Portuguese Society of Pharmacology, Vice-director of UCIBIO and Secretary-General of EUROTOX (Association of European Toxicologists and European Societies of Toxicology). Félix Carvalho is also European Expert of the European Medicines Agency (EMA), and Member of the Committee for Evaluation of Medicines at the National Authority of Medicines and Health Products, I.P. (INFARMED), and participates in the editorial board of several scientific journals.
His main area of research is Toxicology, with a special interest in the evaluation of mechanisms of toxicity of xenobiotics (e.g. drugs of abuse, pesticides and toxins) and development of antidotes. During the past 27 years, Félix Carvalho has published over 300 scientific articles / book chapters, and is co-editor of two Books in the area of Toxicology: “Toxicologia Forense” and “Toxicologia Fundamental”.