Tag - obesity

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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American Journal of Physiology - Endocrinology and Metabolism

UMIB-made research featured in AJP-Endo

A recently published paper by Luís Crisóstomo and Marco G. Alves, researchers of the Biology and Genetics of Reproduction group of UMIB, was featured in a press release of the American Journal of Physiology - Endocrinology and Metabolism. In this paper, the first of its kind, the researchers describe the...

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UMIB researcher has been awarded with an “ECO/ICO 2020 Travel Grant”

David Carrageta, PhD student of Biomedical Sciences and researcher of the Biology and Genetics of Reproduction research group, has been awarded with an ECO/ICO 2020 Travel Grant. This grant is attributed for the presentation of his work entitled “Hyperglycemia induces capacitation and ROS overproduction on human sperm” on the European and International Congress...

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Sílvia Almeida has accomplished her PhD degree

Sílvia Almeida, PhD student of Medical Sciences, successfuly defended her PhD thesis, entitled "Obesity and peridontal disease", after a public defence on the 10th May 2019! On behalf of UMIB, we congratulate Sílvia, and Prof. Dr. Pedro Ferraz and Prof. Dr. Mariana Monteiro, her advisor and co-supervisor respectively, for this achievement!

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U.Porto patronizes the ECOG 2018 – 28th Annual Congress of the European Childhood Obesity Group

The ECOG 2018 starts tomorrow, 14th November, at the Sheraton Porto Congress Center, and the University of Porto is patronizing this event, the biggest european event of Pediatric Obesity. Hereby we share this event's media coverage by the University of Porto:Notícias UP: http://noticias.up.pt/u-porto-apadrinha-o-maior-evento-europeu-sobre-obesidade-pediatrica/SIGARRA ICBAS: https://sigarra.up.pt/icbas/pt/noticias_geral.ver_noticia?p_nr=28627

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Prof. Dr. Mariana Monteiro participates in a Press Conference about Obesity

The National Day for the Fight Against Obesity was celebrated on the 19th May. One of the activities promoted by the Portuguese Society for the Study of Diabetes to mark this ephemeris, was a press conference to which Prof. Dr. Mariana P. Monteiro, PhD researcher of the Endocrine, Cardiovascular &...

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