2020 - Awarded the Paul Harris Fellow (PHF) Recognition by Rotary Club de Oeiras, R.I. 22745. Photo here.
2019 - Invited member of Academia das Ciências de Lisboa, Portugal
2013 - Building Global Innovators - ISCTE-IUL MIT-Portugal Venture Competition, Honorary Mention Health Track, November 2013, Lisboa, Portugal
2013 - National BES Innovation Contest, 1st Prize for the Health Track and Winner of the Grand Prize, Concurso Nacional de Inovação do Banco Espirito Santo, November 2013, Lisboa, Portugal. Photo here.
2007 - CESPU International Research Award, 1st Prize for the work entitled “SR-BI plays a dual role in the establishment of malaria liver infection”, Cooperativa de Ensino Superior Politécnico e Universitário, November 2007, Porto, Portugal
2001 - Marie Curie Fellowship