Monthly Archives - November 2020

PhD defense - Patrícia Rodrigues

Patrícia Rodrigues – PhD title achieved!

The public PhD defense of the PhD student Patrícia Rodrigues (Cardiovascular Research) was held remotely on the 19th of November 2020. The work was entitled “Role of cardiac imaging in the evaluation of diseases with unclearheart involvement”. The defense was conducted by Professor Artur Águas (Immunology of Infection research group...

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Visão-20201119

UMIB-made research was featured at “Visão” newsmagazine!

In its issue of 19th November 2020, "Visão" newsmagazine features mRNA-based therapies, as the most recent hope in the development of an effective and safe COVID-19 vaccine. In this context, the research led by Marco G. Alves of the Biology and Genetics of Reproduction group, recently awarded by SPMR, was...

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Researchers in the classroom

UMIB researchers celebrate the National Day for Scientific Culture

On the 24th November, Bárbara Rodrigues and Ivo Barros, researchers of the Clinical and Experimental Human Genomics group, gave a lecture to 9th-graders of the Filipa de Vilhena High School, in Porto. This lecture focused on the contribution of Science and Technology in the advancement of our knowledge in...

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Patrícia Rodrigues, MD

PhD Defense – Patrícia Rodrigues, MD

Patrícia Rodrigues, PhD student of the Cardiovascular Research group of UMIB, will defend her PhD Thesis on the 19th November 2020, at 14:15. Due to the current COVID-19 pandemic, the public defense of her thesis, entitled "Role of cardiac imaging in the evaluation of diseases with unclear heart involvement", will...

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American Journal of Physiology - Endocrinology and Metabolism

UMIB-made research featured in AJP-Endo

A recently published paper by Luís Crisóstomo and Marco G. Alves, researchers of the Biology and Genetics of Reproduction group of UMIB, was featured in a press release of the American Journal of Physiology - Endocrinology and Metabolism. In this paper, the first of its kind, the researchers describe the...

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Consultório - Porto Canal

Diabetes in pandemic times

Recent data of the Portuguese Observatory on Diabetes elicits that the hospitalization risk due to COVID-19 is three times higher in diabetic patients. From those, 20% had to be transferred to the Intensive Care Unit. In this context, Prof. Mariana P. Monteiro, General Coordinator of the Unit for Multidisciplinary Research...

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