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Research interests

Headache and Pain

Movement Disorders


Decision Making

Health Innovation

Education/Academic qualification

Clinical Research, Harvard Medical School

Mar 2016Feb 2018

Medicine, Master, Universidade do Porto

Sep 2004Jul 2010

External positions

Researcher, Fundação Champalimaud

1 Jan 2015 → …


  • RC0321 Neuroscience. Biological psychiatry. Neuropsychiatry

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Research Output at NOVA 2014 2019

1 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
Autonomic Nervous System
Heart Rate
Sympathetic Nervous System
Electrophysiological Phenomena
Healthy Volunteers
Mood Disorders
Parkinson Disease
1 Citation (Scopus)

Effect of patients’ expectations on clinical response to fampridine treatment

Ladeira, F., Mendonça, M., Caetano, A., Salavisa, M., Delgado, H., Correia, A. S. & Viana-Baptista, M., Jan 2019, In : Neurological Sciences. 40, 1, p. 175-180 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Placebo Effect
Multiple Sclerosis
Prospective Studies
Surveys and Questionnaires

Motor cortex stimulation for refractory demyelinating disease-associated trigeminal neuralgia

Mendonça, M. D., Seromenho-Santos, A., Caetano, A. & Reizinho, C., 30 Jul 2019, In : Cephalalgia Reports. 2, 2515816319866149.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Trigeminal Neuralgia
Motor Cortex
Demyelinating Diseases

Underuse of Prophylactic Treatment Among Portuguese Patients with Primary Headache: A Retrospective Observational Study

Caetano, A., Ladeira, F., Mendonça, M., Barbosa, R., Pinto, M., Pelejão, M. R. & Viana-Baptista, M., 1 Jun 2019, In : Journal of oral & facial pain and headache. 33, 3

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Observational Studies
Retrospective Studies
Secondary Headache Disorders
Odds Ratio


Prémio "Dr. Carlos Lima"

Marcelo Mendonça (Recipient), 2016

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Prémio Grünenthal Dor 2015 - Basic Research

Marcelo Mendonça (Recipient), 2016

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Prémio Professor Jorge da Silva Horta

Marcelo Mendonça (Recipient), 2016

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)