October 7, 2022
Paula Coutinho, pioneer of neurogenetics in Portugal, has died

Paula Coutinho, pioneer of neurogenetics in Portugal, has died

Neurologist and researcher Paula Coutinho, who has dedicated herself to studying neurodegenerative diseases, particularly paramyeloidosis and Machado Josef’s disease, commonly known as “foot disease”, considers it “one of the biggest drivers of predictive genetics in Portugal.” She died this Saturday a few weeks after her health deteriorated which led to her being hospitalized at Santo Antonio Hospital in Porto, ending up dying during the night in the dorm she had lived in for five years, according to her family members. Sunday.