Campo dos Mártires da Pátria, 130 . 1169-056 Lisboa Portugal

Carlos Filipe

Professor Professor Catedrático
Coordinator - Master Degree in Medicine

Psychiatrist, Ph.D. in Neurophysiology; Full Professor of the Nova Medical School / Faculty of Medical Sciences of the NOVA University of Lisbon; Head of Department of Medical Physiology.
Graduated in Medicine, has a sub-specialty in Clinical Neurophysiology and the Specialty of Psychiatry.
Ph.D. from the Faculty of Medical Sciences of the NOVA University of Lisbon and the Aggregation in this same Faculty.

He has developed research in the areas of Physiology and Pathophysiology of the Nervous System.

Scientific Director of CADIn (Center for Support to Neurodevelopment and Inclusion), in Cascais between 2005 and 2015.
Head of Fundamentals of Neurosciences at NOVA Medical School / Faculty of Medical Sciences of Universidade Nova de Lisboa between 2012 and 2016.
Head of Medical Physiology at NOVA Medical School / Faculty of Medical Sciences of Universidade Nova de Lisboa since 2015.
Clinical Director of the Portuguese Association for Developmental Disorders and Autism (A.P.P.D.A.), Lisbon.

Over the past twenty years, his interest has been directed primarily at Neurophysiology, Psychopathology, and Clinics of Developmental Disorders and at the manifestations of Developmental Disorders in adults.



Nunes Filipe, Carlos (2005) “Por Dentro de Nós” – um olhar sobre o Autismo. Padrões Culturais Ed. 91 pgs. ISBN 972-8721-53-6. 

Nunes Filipe, Carlos (2012) “Autismo – Conceitos, mitos e preconceitos”. Editorial Verbo / Babel. 155 pgs. ISBN 978-972-22-3086-5.

Nunes Filipe, Carlos (2015) “Crescer e viver diferente”. Verso de Kapa. 173 pgs. ISBN 978-972-8974-82-4.


Carmo JC and Filipe CN. (2022) Disentangling response initiation difficulties from response inhibition in autism spectrum disorder: A sentence-completion task. Front. Psychol., 13:964200.

Carmo JC, Martins F, Pinho S, Barahona-Correa B, Ventura P, Filipe CN (2020) We see the orange not the lemon: typicality effects in ultra-rapid categorization in adults with and without autism spectrum disorder J Neuropsychol., 14 (1): 154-164.

Carmo JC, Duarte E, Pinho S, Filipe CN, Marques J F. (2017) The content boundaries of natural categories in high-functioning young adults with autism spectrum disorders. Psique., 13: 7-17.

Carmo JC, Duarte E, Souza C, Pinho S, Filipe CN (2017) Testing the Impairment of Initiation Processes Hypothesis in Autism Spectrum Disorder. J Autism Dev Disord., 47(4):1256-1260.

Carmo JC, Souza C, Gonçalves F, Pinho S, Filipe CN, Lachmann T (2017) Effects of categorical representation on visuospatial working memory in autism spectrum disorder. Journal of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology, 39(2):131-141. 

Souza C, Coco MI, Pinho S, Filipe CN, Carmo JC (2016) Contextual effects on visual short-term memory in high-functioning autism spectrum disorders. Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders, 32:64-69.

Barahona-Corrêa JB, Filipe CN (2016) A concise history of asperger syndrome: The short reign of a troublesome diagnosis. Frontiers in Psychology. 6: art. 2024. 

Carmo JC, Duarte E, Pinho S, Filipe CN, Marques JF (2016) Preserved Proactive Interference in Autism Spectrum Disorder. J Autism Dev Disord. 2016; 46(1):53-63. 

Carmo JC, Duarte E, Pinho S, Marques JF, Filipe CN (2015) Verbal fluency as a function of time in autism spectrum disorder: An impairment of initiation processes? J Clin Exp Neuropsychol.,37(7):710-721.

Fernandes de Lima, V.M., Pijn, J.P., Filipe C N, Lopes da Silva F. (1990) The role of hippocampal commissures in the interhemispheric transfer of epileptiform afterdischarges in the rat: a study using linear and non-linear regression analysis. Electroenceph. clin. Neurophysiol., 76(6):520-539. 

Nunes Filipe, C., Pijn, J.P., Fernandes de Lima, V.M. and Lopes da Silva, F.H. (1989) Propagation of afterdischarges along the septo-temporal axis of the rat hippocampus: a quantitative analysis. Electroenceph. clin. Neurophysiol., 73(2):172-178.

Pfizer Research Award from the Lisbon Society of Medical Sciences, in 1993 for the work entitled “Functional implications of postnatal maturation of cortical inhibitory circuits”.