Sonia Batista received her medical degree from the Faculty of Medicine, University of Coimbra, Portugal, in 2005. She completed residency training in neurology at the Neurology Department of Coimbra University Hospital Centre and a fellowship in multiple sclerosis at the Jacobs Neurological Institute, Baird MS Center in Buffalo, NY, USA.
In 2017, she completed her PhD in Medicine at the Faculty of Medicine, University of Coimbra, with the thesis titled ‘Theory of mind dysfunction in multiple sclerosis’.
Currently, she is an assistant neurologist at the Neurology Department of Coimbra University Hospital Centre and is Professor of Neurology at the Faculty of Medicine, University of Coimbra.
Prof. Batista’s practice specialises in the care of patients with multiple sclerosis, and her research interests include multiple sclerosis-related cognitive impairment, magnetic resonance imaging techniques for diagnosis and pathological correlates of the disease. She is an author and co-author of several peer-reviewed publications, book chapters and communications in international and national conferences, focussing on different aspects of multiple sclerosis.
EM-72357 - Date of preparation: September 2021