Paula Videira received her Ph.D. in Instituto Superior Técnico, Universidade Técnica in 2002. After a post-Doctoral position in the same institution, in 2005 she was invited as assistant professor in the Department of Immunology at Faculdade de Ciências Médicas, Universidade NOVA de Lisboa. She founded the Glycoimmunology research group in 2007, which she leads until today.
Her main interests are to conduct research in Glycobiology and Immunology, with the goal of identifying novel therapeutic targets. Paula is presently leading both national and international research projects. She is an author in more than 50 international peer-review publications. Moreover, Paula was appointed director of the CDG & Allies - Professionals and Patient Associations International Network. Thus, Paula’s work in the field of CDG is also focused on fomenting awareness and collaborations between professionals and patients advocates.