National Societies

& Advisory Council Members




Advisory Council Member

Prof Maria Isabel Tavares de Almeida
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National Societies

Portuguese Society of Metabolic Diseases
Sociedade Portuguesa de Doenças Metabólicas (SPDM)

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Committee Members

Dr Luísa Diogo
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Fernanda Asper
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Paula Leandro
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  About the Society

SPDM, founded in 2002, is a scientific society whose main goal is putting together professional workers from different fields under the scope of inborn errors of metabolism.

SPDM aims to promote awareness of inherited metabolic disease, implementing early diagnosis and therapy in order to increase the quality of life and social integration of all patients.

SPDM encourages scientific research, development of diagnosis and therapeutic protocols and organizes regular clinical and laboratorial meetings, pre and pos-graduate courses, as well as an annual symposium.

SPDM scholarships and grants
Training and travel scholarships
• SPDM -Three (3) scholarships each year are supported by SPDM
Research grants
• SPDM (1) One year research grant per year is supported by SPDM
• SPDM/ Genzyme (1) One year research grant per year is supported by SPDM and sponsored by Genzyme – Sanofi.
• SPDM/ Orphan Europe (1) One year research grant / year is supported by SPDM and sponsored by Orphan-Europe.
Last Updated By: Nic Law
Last Updated On: 2-Sep-2016