Team - Alexandre Mendes, MD, PhD

Alexandre Mendes, MD, PhD

Alexandre Mendes, MD, PhD

Integrated PhD Researcher

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Current position(s): Integrated PhD Researcher

Academic degrees

PhD in Medical Sciences

Medical Doctor

Other positions
  • Assistente Hospitalar Graduado, CHP-HSA
Research interests
  • Prediction of Parkinson’s disease development and progression
  • Quality of life of Parkinson’s disease patients
Major Scientific Achievements
  • Development of models of Parkinson’s disease progression
  • Demonstration that appendectomy may delay Parkinson’s disease development in those patients with a late disease onset.
Selected publications
  • Mendes A, Gonçalves A, Vila-Chã N, Calejo M, Moreira I, Fernandes J, Damásio J, Teixeira-Pinto A, Krack P, Lima AB, Cavaco S. Statistical Models of Parkinson’s Disease Progression: Predictive Validity in a 3-Year Follow-up. J Parkinsons Dis. 2016 Oct 19;6(4):793-804.
  • Castro MJ, Stam AH, Lemos C, Barros J, Gouveia RG, Martins IP, Koenderink JB, Vanmolkot KR, Mendes AP, Frants RR, Ferrari MD, Sequeiros J, Pereira-Monteiro JM, van den Maagdenberg AM. Recurrent ATP1A2 mutations in Portuguese families with familial hemiplegic migraine. J Hum Genet. 2007;52(12):990-8.
  • Mendes A, Gonçalves A, Vila-Chã N, Moreira I, Fernandes J, Damásio J, Teixeira-Pinto A, Taipa R, Lima AB, Cavaco S. Appendectomy may delay Parkinson’s disease Onset. Mov Disord. 2015 Sep;30(10):1404-7. doi: 10.1002/mds.26311.
  • Scelzo E, Mehrkens JH, Bötzel K, Krack P, Mendes A, Chabardès S, Polosan M, Seigneuret E, Moro E, Fraix V. Deep Brain Stimulation during Pregnancy and Delivery: Experience from a Series of “DBS Babies”. Front Neurol. 2015 Sep 1;6:191. doi: 10.3389/fneur.2015.00191.
  • Cavaco S, Gonçalves A, Mendes A, Vila-Chã N, Moreira I, Fernandes J, Damásio J, Teixeira-Pinto A, Bastos Lima A. Abnormal Olfaction in Parkinson’s Disease Is Related to Faster Disease Progression. Behav Neurol. 2015;2015:976589. doi: 10.1155/2015/976589.
Ongoing projects

 

Concluded projects

 

Prizes, honors, awards

 

International collaborations

 

PhD thesis supervision (concluded)

 

PhD thesis supervision (ongoing)

 

MSc thesis supervision (concluded)

 

MSc thesis supervision (ongoing)

 

Science and Society

 

Newspaper articles
Newspaper articles (authorship)
Interviews
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