Ricardo Fernandes

MD, PhD | Project Lead


Ricardo is an attending pediatrician, assistant professor and clinical researcher in clinical pharmacology and pediatrics. His research background includes clinical epidemiology, clinical trial methodology, clinimetrics and synthesis research, with training and fellowships in the Netherlands and Canada, and his clinical research interests focus on pediatric respiratory disease.

Ricardo has been actively involved in international research collaborations such as the StaR Child Health initiative on improving clinical trial research in pediatrics, the PERN (Pediatric Emergency Research Networks) worldwide academic clinical research network and the COMET initiative (Core Outcome Measures in Effectiveness Trials). He is Group Chair at the European Respiratory Society, and Co-Director of the Cochrane Child Health Field.

This project has received funding from the Innovative Medicines Initiative 2 Joint Undertaking under grant agreement No 777389. The Joint Undertaking receives support from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme and EFPIA