Tag - Autoimmunity and Neurosciences

Bárbara Leal, PhD

UMIB member was featured on “90 Segundos de Ciência”

Bárbara Leal, Ph.D., a researcher in the "Autoimmunity and Neurosciences" group at UMIB was featured in the "90 Segundos de Ciência" for her participation in a project that focuses on the study of the genetic process that leads to the development of Epilepsy. Congratulations! For more information see: https://www.90segundosdeciencia.pt/episodes/ep1251-barbara-leal/

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João Araújo Correia talks about the impact of COVID-19

João Araújo Correia, director of the Internal Medicine service at Centro Hospitalar do Porto and a member of the Autoimmunity & Neurosciences group research, recently gave an interview to the newspaper Expresso, to talk about the impact of Covid-19. Read the article at: https://expresso.pt/coronavirus/2020-08-09-Presidente-da-Sociedade-de-Medicina-Interna-Varios-doentes-nao-covid-chegaram-tarde-demais?fbclid=IwAR0-_tLStLvk1tmhIVp_kgUPX8Kc-GwIIlfhXv55V_14a6_ZFJEbkZm-5kw

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UMIB researchers have been awarded at the Neurologia 2019

A work entitled "Optical Neuromielitis spectrum disease: National multicentric registry" has been awarded the Orlando Leitão Prize, given by the Portuguese Society of Neurology. This prize was announced at the congress "Neurologia 2019", which was held on the 16th November 2019, in Coimbra, Portugal. At this congress the work, involving several...

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UMIB researcher was present at the 16th ICAPA

Raquel Faria, MD at the Unit of Clinical Immunology (UIC) and member of the "Autoimmunity & Neurosciences" of UMIB, took two research works, as posters, to the 16th International Congress on Antiphospholipid Antibodies (ICAPA). This conference, held in Manchester, United Kingdom, from 17th to 20th September 2019, gathered specialists in antiphospholipid...

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UMIB researchers were present at the “ECTRIMS’19”

A delegation of UMIB researchers from the Autoimmunity & Neurosciences research group was present at the ECTRIMS'19. This conference was held in Stockholm, Sweden, from 11th to 13th September 2019, and was focused on the treatment and research in Multiple Sclerosis. To get more acquainted about the scope of our researchers' participation in...

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UMIB researchers won a Banco Carregosa/SRNOM Hounorable Mention

The UMIB researcher Prof. Dr. Ernestina Santos, of the Autoimmunity & Neurosciences group, has been awarded with a Honourable Mention at the 3rd edition of the Banco Carregosa/SRNOM prize, with her project "Myasthenia gravis -- Epidemiology on the north of Portugal, clinical, serological and study of the thymus". The award ceremony was held yesterday,...

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João Araújo Correia was elected Honorary Fellow of the American College of Physicians

João Araújo Correia, MD of the Autoimmunity & Neurosciences research group of UMIB, and President of the Portuguese Society of Internal Medicine Sociedade Portuguesa de Medicina Interna, was elected Honorary Fellow of the American College of Physicians. The ceremony was held during the annual meeting of the American College of Physicians (ACP), on...

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UMIB researchers win the “Janssen Immunology Real World Evidence Award 2019”

A research work led by a group within the Autoimmunity & Neurosciences research group of UMIB, “The role of miR-146a, a regulator of inflammatiion, in psoriasis development”, has won the “Janssen Immunology Real World Evidence Award 2019”, in the field of Dermatology. The work was coordinated by Prof. Tiago Torres, MD, PhD, and...

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