Team - Raquel Faria, MD

Raquel Faria, MD

Raquel Faria, MD

PhD student, Clinical Researcher

ORCIDiD icon0000-0002-2956-1966

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Current position(s):Clinical – Internal Medicine Specialist

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Other positions


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Major Scientific Achievements


Selected publications
  1. Cervera R, Rodríguez-Pintó I, Colafrancesco S, Conti F, Valesini G, Rosário C, Agmon-Levin N, Shoenfeld Y, Ferrão C, Faria R, Vasconcelos C, Signorelli F, Espinosa G. 14th International Congress on Antiphospholipid Antibodies Task Force Report on Catastrophic Antiphospholipid Syndrome. Autoimmun Rev. 2014 Jul;13(7):699-707.
  2. Carvalheiras G, Faria R, Braga J, Vasconcelos C. Fetal outcome in autoimmune diseases. Autoimmun Rev. 2012 May;11(6-7):A520-30.
  3. Almeida I, Faria R, Vita P, Vasconcelos C. Systemic sclerosis refractory disease: from the skin to the heart. Autoimmun Rev. 2011 Sep;10(11):693-701.
  4. Zhao M, Zhou Y, Zhu B, Wan M, Jiang T, Tan Q, Liu Y, Jiang J, Luo S, Tan Y, Wu H, Renauer P, Del Mar Ayala Gutiérrez M, Castillo Palma MJ, Ortega Castro R, Fernández-Roldán C, Raya E, Faria R, Carvalho C, Alarcón-Riquelme ME, Xiang Z, Chen J, Li F, Ling G, Zhao H, Liao X, Lin Y, Sawalha AH, Lu Q. IFI44L promoter methylation as a blood biomarker for systemic lupus erythematosus. Ann Rheum Dis. 2016 Nov;75(11):1998-2006.
  5. Pereira R, Lago P, Faria R, Torres T. Safety of Anti-TNF Therapies in Immune-Mediated Inflammatory Diseases: Focus on Infections and Malignancy. Drug Dev Res. 2015 Dec;76(8):419-27.
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PhD thesis supervision (concluded)


PhD thesis supervision (ongoing)


MSc thesis supervision (concluded)


MSc thesis supervision (ongoing)


Science and Society


Newspaper articles
Newspaper articles (authorship)