Awards

News related to prizes, awards, grants and other recognitions awarded by UMIB members.

UMIB Researchers awarded at the “Congresso Português de Diabetes”

UMIB's group "Endocrine and Metabolic Research" had fruitful participation on the "Congresso Português de Diabetes" by winning the award GIFT-SPD for the work "Pre-operative and long-term signatures associated with type 2 diabetes remission". Bruno Soares, MD, received the award for best clinical research poster. David F. Carrageta, MSc, received...

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UMIB Researchers awarded at the “Congresso Português de Endocrinologia”

UMIB's group "Endocrine and Metabolic Research" had fruitful participation on the "Congresso Português de Endocrinologia". Sofia S. Pereira, Ph.D., a researcher at UMIB was awarded a fellowship "SPEDM - HRA Pharma Iberia" in the Cushing Syndrom area with the project “Comprehensive molecular characterization of ACTH-producing cells within Primary Bilateral...

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Mário Santos

UMIB Researcher Mário Santos awarded at “Investir em Saúde 2021”

Professor Mário Santos, a researcher in the "Cardiovascular Research" group at UMIB and physician at the Centro Hospitalar Universitário do Porto (CHUP), won the "Investir em Saúde 2021" award in the "Adoption of Technology" category. This is awarded by "Jornal de Negócios" and the pharmaceutical company Janssen, with institutional...

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Sofia S. Pereira, Ph.D.

Sofia S. Pereira has been appointed for the COST action – Harmonizing clinical care and research on adrenal tumours in European countries

The Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology (FCT) appointed Sofia S. Pereira, PhD researcher of the Endocrine and Metabolic Research, as a Management Committee member of the COST Action CA20122 - Harmonizing clinical care and research on adrenal tumours in European countries. Congratulations!For more information: https://www.cost.eu/actions/CA20122/?fbclid=IwAR0TfOC4fzBewgVUlNX_YN1BC-SqxPbqbMKVq0a_KP64XzYdqCMpA6U3apc#tabs+Name:Management%20Structure

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I WebRePRO

UMIB researchers awarded at the I WebRePRO!

UMIB had a major participation and contribution to the I WebRePRO. David Carrageta has even awarded with the Best Selected Talk Award, for his talk "Human spermatozoa secrete insulin in a glucose-dependent manner", while Luís Crisóstomo and has awarded a Honourable Mention for his poster presentation, "Testicular Inherited metabolic...

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Mariana habilitation degree

Mariana P. Monteiro – Habilitation degree

Mariana P. Monteiro, General-Director of UMIB and Principal Investigator of the Metabolic and Endocrine Research group, has been granted with the Associate Professor with habilitation degree of ICBAS - School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences of the University of Porto. Professor Mariana P. Monteiro has received the honor after successfully...

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FEBS 2021

UMIB Researcher awarded at the FEBS 2021!

The poster "Ancestral paternal exposure to high-fat diets causes testicular metabolic and functional disturbances in mice up to two generations" by Luís Crisóstomo was awarded with the FEBS Letters Poster of the Day Award at the FEBS 2021. Congratulations!

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Best Poster Award – Basic Science

Best poster Award – David F. Carrageta

David F. Carrageta has been awarded the Best Poster Award – Basic Science at the European Congress of Endocrinology (ECE 2021), for his poster entitled “Insulin production by human spermatozoa in response to glucose stimuli”. The congress was virtually held from 21st to 24th May. Congratulations!

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Mariana Monteiro 2021

Mariana P. Monteiro joins the Expert Panel of the World Heart Federation

Mariana P. Monteiro, MD, PhD, General Coordinator of UMIB and Principal Investigator of the Endocrine and Metabolic Research group, has joined the Expert Panel of the World Heart Federation. Mariana is the only South European researcher in the Expert Panel of the most important world organization dedicated to cardiovascular...

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David F. Carrageta

David F. Carrageta was awarded with the SPD “Charneco da Costa” grant!

David F. Carrageta was awarded with the "Charneco da Costa" research grant at the 17th Portuguese Congress of Diabetes. The prize granted by the Portuguese Society of Diabetology awards 5000€ to support an innovative project in fundamental research on diabetes. David was awarded for the project “Insulinossomes - a...

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