Ricardo Leão

Ricardo Leão

Especialidade
Urologia
Idiomas
Inglês
Francês
Áreas de Diferenciação
Urologia Oncológica, Cirurgia Minimamente Invasiva
Doenças
Cancro da Bexiga
Cancro da Próstata
Cancro do Rim
Cancro do Testículo
Hiperplasia benigna da próstata (HBP)
Hospitais e Clínicas
Hospital CUF Coimbra
Hospital CUF Tejo
Consultas
Consulta Urolitiase
Consulta Urologia
Consulta Urologia Oncológica
Atividade Clínica
Formação Académica
Sociedades Científicas
Bolsas e Prémios
Atividade Científica

2022 - Hospital CUF Tejo

2018 - Coordenador de Urologia, Hospital CUF Coimbra

2018 - Robotic Surgery Fellowship, OLV Hospital Aalst, ORSI Academy, Bélgica

2018-2022 - Hospital de Braga

2017 - Fellow of the Society of Urologic Oncology (SUO) - American Urological Association

2014-2017 - Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, Division of  Urology, Department of Surgical Oncology, University of Toronto, Canada

Estágios observacionais e clínicos em diferentes hospitais nacionais e internacionais: The Johns Hopkins Hospital (James Buchanan Urological Institute), Baltimore, EUA; Klinikum Heilbronn GmbH, Department of Urology, University of Heidelbert, Alemanha - estágio em cirurgia laparoscópica e robótica urológica

2007-2014 - Internato de Urologia, Serviço de Urologia e Transplantação Renal, Centro Hospitalar e Universitário de Coimbra

2007-2013 - Estágios observacionais e clínicos: The Johns Hopkins Hospital (James Buchanan Urological Institute), Baltimore, EUA; Klinikum Heilbronn GmbH, University of Heidelberg, Alemanha (cirurgia laparoscópica e robótica).

2007-2013 - Internato de Especialidade de Urologia; Serviço de Urologia e Transplantação Renal; Centro Hospitalar e Universitário de Coimbra

2019 - Professor Auxiliar da Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade de Coimbra

2019 - Doutorado em Medicina pela Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade de Coimbra

2004 - Licenciatura em Medicina - Faculdade Medicina da Universidade de Coimbra

Ricardo Leão M.D., Ph.D., graduated from the Faculty of Medicine, University of Coimbra, Portugal. Concluded Urology residency in 2013 at Coimbra´s University Hospital. From 2014 to 2017, completed the Uro-Oncology Fellowship Program at the Division of Urology, University of Toronto, Canada; through the North American Society of Urologic Oncology (SUO) match (American Urological Association). Beyond his clinical work, performed basic and clinical research and earned a PhD degree (individual FCT Grant SFRH/BD/102232/2014) in January 2019. Dr Leão is an Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Medicine, University of Coimbra. He seats in international committees as a panel member of the European Association of Urology (EAU) Testicular Cancer Guidelines, Associate Member of the EAU Section of Oncological Urology (ESOU) and member of European Society of Medical Oncology (ESMO)-EURACAN Testicular Cancer Clinical Practice Guidelines. He is the principal author and co-author of manuscripts in peer-reviewed and high impact journals in urology field and Guest Editor for Frontiers in Oncology, Journal of Clinical Medicine and Life. Dr Leão is a clinician-scientist with interest in uro-oncology, focused on biomarkers as predictors for cancer relapse and progression.

Associação Portuguesa de Urologia

European Association of Urology

European Society of Medical Oncology

Society of Urologic Oncology

American Urological Association

European Association of Cancer Research

 

2021 - Best Video Award – APU Meeting 2021; Laparoscopic Bilateral Retroperitoneal Lymph Node dissection

2021- ACIMAGO Award - Associação Apoio Centro Investigação em Meio Ambiente, Genética e Oncobiologia miR-371a-3p assessment in liquid biopsies improve clinical decision for testicular lesions

2021- Liga Portuguesa contra o Cancro – Terry Fox Grant How could we predict intraductal and cribiform prostate cancer in prostate biopsies?

 

2021 - Investigator Initiative Project: Unravelling the potential of extracellular vesicles as biomarkers of Intraductal and Cribriform Prostate Cancer. Funding by Janssen

2021 - Prossyga Research Award Comparação da Eficácia dos Fármacos para o Cancro da Próstata Metastizado Resistente à Castração na Vida Real com os Resultados dos Ensaios Clínicos

2021 - FCT Research Grant PTDC/BTM-TEC/1746/2021 Otimização de métodos para deteção por espectrometria de massa de biomarcadores de resposta imunitária em cancros urológicos

2019 - 1st Best Research Project – Portuguese Association of Urology A novel urine test for non-muscle invasive bladder cancer recurrence detection – a Portuguese Multicentric Study

2018 - Best Poster Winner - AUA

2018 Meeting, May 18-21, San Francisco, USA Project: Serum miRNA to predict post-chemotherapy viable disease in testicular non-seminomatous germ cell tumor patients.

2016- Canadian Association of Urology - Canadian Urologic Oncologic Group (CUOG)

2016 CUOG Sanofi Genzyme Award. Project: miRNAs a predictive tool for residual disease in testicular cancer

2015- Portuguese Association of Urology & Tecnimede. Project: miRNAs biomarker for active testicular cancer disease

2015 - Canadian Association of Urology .Canadian Urologic Oncologic Group (CUOG) CUOG Bayer Research Award . Project: The role of telomere maintenance in testicular cancer relapse

2014 - Foundation for Science and Technology, Government of Portugal. SFRH/BD/102232/2014 Individual Doctoral Grant Individual Doctoral Grant

2014 - Canadian Association of Urology - Canadian Urologic Oncologic Group - Research Grant. Project: Molecular characterization of tumours arising in patients taking 5-alpha reductase inhibitors

2012 - Portuguese Association of Urology & Astellas Pharma. Research Grant for Prostate Cancer Research. Project: The role of leptin in the micro-environment and oncogenesis of prostate cancer

2011 - Program for Research Support. Faculty of Medicine, University of Coimbra, Portugal

2011 - Portuguese Association of Urology & Astellas Pharma. Research grant Project: The role prostate cancer stem cells in prostate cancer resistance

Professor Auxiliar da Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade de Coimbra

 

Panel Member of the Testicular Cancer Guidelines - European Association of Urology (EAU)

 

ESMO-EURACAN Commitee for Testicular Cancer Clinical Practice

 

Associate member of the EAU Section of Oncological Urology (ESOU)

2014-2017 - Uri Tabori Laboratory, coorientador Summer Student Program e Laboratory Medicine Program, Universidade de Toronto, Canada

 

 

Tem extensa atividade científica a nível nacional e internacional, com publicações em revistas de elevado impacto e comunicações em congressos da sua especialidade

 

 

Editor convidado das revistas: Frontiers in Oncology; Journal of Clinical Medicine e Life

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