Professor at the Department of Biological Sciences of the Faculty of Pharmacy of University of Porto and researcher in the Research Unit on Applied Molecular Biosciences of the same institution (UCIBIO). Head of the Competence Centre on Ageing of the University of Porto; and coordinator of University of Porto RIS-Hub of EIT-Health. Member of European Innovation Partnership on Active and Healthy Ageing (EIP-AHA) on the Action Group A1 on Adherence to Prescription and Medical Plans, being the co-coordinator of one of the objectives of this Action Group. Coordinator of the EIP-AHA four-starred Reference Site: Porto4Ageing. Author of more than 200 publications (orcid.org/0000-0003-1158-1480) and has collaborated in national and international research projects in the field of chronic diseases, adherence and inclusion for elderly people (SACHI2; SKILLS4ADHERENCE; ICTSKILLS4ALL, FAIR4HEALTH, others).