University of Lisbon awards Doctor Honoris Causa degree to Luís Portela

09 September, 2021


The Chairman of the BIAL Foundation, Luís Portela, was distinguished with the degree of Doctor Honoris Causa, awarded by the University of Lisbon, under a proposal from the Faculty of Medicine.

The ceremony took place on September 9, in the Salão Nobre of the Rectory of the University of Lisbon, and can be watched on the University’s Youtube.

The degree of Doctor Honoris Causa is awarded to eminent persons who have distinguished themselves in academic, scientific, professional, cultural, artistic, civic or political activity, or who have rendered high service to the University, the Country or humanity.

This distinction is added to the numerous awards and distinctions that the Chairman of the BIAL Foundation has received throughout his career, among which the Honoris Causa Doctorates by the Faculty of Medicine of Cádiz, Spain, by the University of Porto and by the Faculty of Pharmacy of the University of Coimbra.