Team - Carlos Vasconcelos, MD, PhD

Carlos Vasconcelos, MD, PhD

Carlos Vasconcelos, 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
  • Medical Doctor
Research interests

 

Major Scientific Achievements

 

Selected publications
  1. Langefeld CD, Ainsworth HC, Cunninghame Graham DS, Kelly JA, Comeau ME, Marion MC, Howard TD, Ramos PS, Croker JA, Morris DL, Sandling JK, Almlöf JC, Acevedo-Vásquez EM, Alarcón GS, Babini AM, Baca V, Bengtsson AA, Berbotto GA, Bijl M, Brown EE, Brunner HI, Cardiel MH, Catoggio L, Cervera R, Cucho-Venegas JM, Dahlqvist SR, D’Alfonso S, Da Silva BM, de la Rúa Figueroa I, Doria A, Edberg JC, Endreffy E, Esquivel-Valerio JA, Fortin PR, Freedman BI, Frostegård J, García MA, de la Torre IG, Gilkeson GS, Gladman DD, Gunnarsson I, Guthridge JM, Huggins JL, James JA, Kallenberg CGM, Kamen DL, Karp DR, Kaufman KM, Kottyan LC, Kovács L, Laustrup H, Lauwerys BR, Li QZ, Maradiaga-Ceceña MA, Martín J, McCune JM, McWilliams DR, Merrill JT, Miranda P, Moctezuma JF, Nath SK, Niewold TB, Orozco L, Ortego-Centeno N, Petri M, Pineau CA, Pons-Estel BA, Pope J, Raj P, Ramsey-Goldman R, Reveille JD, Russell LP, Sabio JM, Aguilar-Salinas CA, Scherbarth HR, Scorza R, Seldin MF, Sjöwall C, Svenungsson E, Thompson SD, Toloza SMA, Truedsson L, Tusié-Luna T, Vasconcelos C, Vilá LM, Wallace DJ, Weisman MH, Wither JE, Bhangale T, Oksenberg JR, Rioux JD, Gregersen PK, Syvänen AC, Rönnblom L, Criswell LA, Jacob CO, Sivils KL, Tsao BP, Schanberg LE, Behrens TW, Silverman ED, Alarcón-Riquelme ME, Kimberly RP, Harley JB, Wakeland EK, Graham RR, Gaffney PM, Vyse TJ. Transancestral mapping and genetic load in systemic lupus erythematosus. Nat Commun. 2017 Jul 17;8:16021. doi: 10.1038/ncomms16021.
  2. van Vollenhoven R, Voskuyl A, Bertsias G, Aranow C, Aringer M, Arnaud L, Askanase A, Balážová P, Bonfa E, Bootsma H, Boumpas D, Bruce I, Cervera R, Clarke A, Coney C, Costedoat-Chalumeau N, Czirják L, Derksen R, Doria A, Dörner T, Fischer-Betz R, Fritsch-Stork R, Gordon C, Graninger W, Györi N, Houssiau F, Isenberg D, Jacobsen S, Jayne D, Kuhn A, Le Guern V, Lerstrøm K, Levy R, Machado-Ribeiro F, Mariette X, Missaykeh J, Morand E, Mosca M, Inanc M, Navarra S, Neumann I, Olesinska M, Petri M, Rahman A, Rekvig OP, Rovensky J, Shoenfeld Y, Smolen J, Tincani A, Urowitz M, van Leeuw B, Vasconcelos C, Voss A, Werth VP, Zakharova H, Zoma A, Schneider M, Ward M. A framework for remission in SLE: consensus findings from a large international task force on definitions of remission in SLE (DORIS). Ann Rheum Dis. 2017 Mar;76(3):554-561. doi: 10.1136/annrheumdis-2016-209519. Epub 2016 Nov 24.
  3. Tamirou F, D’Cruz D, Sangle S, Remy P, Vasconcelos C, Fiehn C, Ayala Guttierez MD, Gilboe IM, Tektonidou M, Blockmans D, Ravelingien I, le Guern V, Depresseux G, Guillevin L, Cervera R, Houssiau FA; and the MAINTAIN Nephritis Trial Group. Long-term follow-up of the MAINTAIN Nephritis Trial, comparing azathioprine and mycophenolate mofetil as maintenance therapy of lupus nephritis. Ann Rheum Dis. 2015 Mar 10. pii: annrheumdis-2014-206897. doi: 10.1136/annrheumdis-2014-206897. [Epub ahead of print]
  4. van Vollenhoven RF, Mosca M, Bertsias G, Isenberg D, Kuhn A, Lerstrøm K, Aringer M, Bootsma H, Boumpas D, Bruce IN, Cervera R, Clarke A, Costedoat-Chalumeau N, Czirják L, Derksen R, Dörner T, Gordon C, Graninger W, Houssiau F, Inanc M, Jacobsen S, Jayne D, Jedryka-Goral A, Levitsky A, Levy R, Mariette X, Morand E, Navarra S, Neumann I, Rahman A, Rovensky J, Smolen J, Vasconcelos C, Voskuyl A, Voss A, Zakharova H, Zoma A, Schneider M. Treat-to-target in systemic lupus erythematosus: recommendations from an international task force. Ann Rheum Dis. 2014 Jun;73(6):958-67. doi: 10.1136/annrheumdis-2013-205139. Epub 2014 Apr 16.
  5. Cervera R, Serrano R, Pons-Estel GJ, Ceberio-Hualde L, Shoenfeld Y, de Ramón E, Buonaiuto V, Jacobsen S, Zeher MM, Tarr T, Tincani A, Taglietti M, Theodossiades G, Nomikou E, Galeazzi M, Bellisai F, Meroni PL, Derksen RH, de Groot PG, Baleva M, Mosca M, Bombardieri S, Houssiau F, Gris JC, Quéré I, Hachulla E, Vasconcelos C, Fernández-Nebro A, Haro M, Amoura Z, Miyara M, Tektonidou M, Espinosa G, Bertolaccini ML, Khamashta MA; on behalf of the Euro-Phospholipid Project Group (European Forum on Antiphospholipid Antibodies). Morbidity and mortality in the antiphospholipid syndrome during a 10-year period: a multicentre prospective study of 1000 patients. Ann Rheum Dis. 2014 Jan 24. doi: 10.1136/annrheumdis-2013-204838
Ongoing projects

Eustar – “The EULAR Scleroderma Trials and Research group”

PRECISESADS- “Molecular Reclassification to Find Clinically Useful Biomarkers for Systemic Autoimmune Diseases”

Concluded projects

Euro-Lupus – “European Working Party on Systemic Lupus Erythematosus”

Biolupus – “The Identification of Novel Genes and Biomarkers for SLE”

Europhospholipid – “Prospective study of the clinical and serological characteristics and long-term evolution of the antiphospholipid syndrome (APS) in the European population”

Prizes, honors, awards

2016- Prémio Nacional de Medicina Interna (Sociedade Portuguesa de medicina interna)

2012- Sollari Allegro, prize for investigation

2009- NEDAI prize for research in autoimmunity

2005- NEDAI prize for research in autoimmunity

1992- 1st Immunoly prize BIOTEST / LUSOTRANSPLANTE

International collaborations
  • Pfizer – Granada University – Junta de Andalucía Centre for Genomics and Oncological Research (GENYO)
  • Department of Autoimmune Diseases, Hospital Clínic, Barcelona
  • Zabludowicz Center for Autoimmune Diseases, Sheba Medical Center, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel-Aviv University, Israel.
  • Autoimmunity Consortium
PhD thesis supervision (concluded)
  • António Marinho,PhD in Medical Sciences, Vitamin D deficiency and resistance state association with clinical and immunological deregulation in systemic lupus erythematosus, 2017
  • Isabel Almeida, PhD in Medical Sciences, Microangiopatia e lesão endotelial na Esclerose Sistémica: contributo para o conhecimento da biologia e correlação com a gravidade da doença, 2017
  • Tiago Torres, PhD in Medical Sciences, Avaliação da importância da psoríase em placas moderada a grave como factor de risco cardiovascular: estudo numa população portuguesa, 2014
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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