José Araújo Martins has graduated from Faculdade de Ciências Médicas with a Masters degree in Medicine and was awarded the Manuel Machado Macedo prize for being the top student in his class.
Currently, he is an Otolaryngology resident at Hospital de São José and has been working as a Pathophysiology Assistant at Faculdade de Ciências Médicas since graduating. In this department he has participated in several research projects (the most notable: projects Saud'Ar and ENVIRH) where he has acquired many of his research skills as well as practice in functional airway assessments (a field where he has co-autored several presentations and papers), laboratory techiques (oxidative stress) and database building and management. His main scientific interests are pathophysiology, biomarkers, airway physiology and auditory rehabilitation (where he has authored a few presentations, including a prized Otology presentation at the 59th annual congress of the Portuguese Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Society).
He is currently pursuing his PhD thesis on the Pathophysiology of Nasal Polyposis translating the functional component to clinics by articulating activities in both the hospital and academic departments he works in.