International Research Projects

ABUEL - Elder Abuse: A multinational prevalence survey (2008-2010) aMASE: advancing Migrant Access to health Services in Europe Assessment of HIV testing in Europe: from policy to effectiveness Bio-objects and their Boundaries: Governing Matters at the Intersection of Society, Politics, and Science (COST Action IS1001) (2011-2014) DOVE - Domestic violence against women/men in Europe: prevalence, determinants, effects and policies/practices (2009-2012) Economic Aspects of Smoking in Europe EMIS: European Men Who Have Sex with Men Internet Survey Enhancing the role of medicine in the management of European health systems: Implications for control, innovation and user voice (COST Action IS0903) (2009-2013) EPICE - Effective Perinatal Intensive Care in Europe: translating knowledge into evidence based practice EUGATE - Best practice in access, quality and appropriateness of health services for immigrants in Europe EURHOBOP- European Hospital Benchmarking by Outcomes in Acute Coronary Syndrome Processes EURO-PERISTAT I - Indicators for Monitoring and Evaluating Perinatal Health in Europe EURO-PERISTAT II - Complete the development of a strategy for monitoring and evaluating perinatal health in the European Union EURO-PERISTAT III - Better statistics for better health for pregnant women and their babies: european health report EUROpean Treatment & Reduction of Acute Coronary Syndrome cost analysis (EUROTRACS) FEEDCities - Food Environment Description in cities from Central Asia and Eastern European countries Governance technologies and criminal investigation: science, politics and social control (2014-2015) HabEat - Determining factors and critical periods in food habit formation and breaking in early childhood: a multidisciplinary approach HECTOR project - (Habits in eating out and catering sector). Eating Out: Habits, determinants, and recommendations for consumers and the European (FP6-2004-FOOD-3-B) Hepatitis C Initiative MOMI - Missed Opportunities in Maternal and Infant Health: reducing maternal and newborn mortality and morbidity in the year after childbirth through combined facility and community-based interventions MOSAIC - Models for Organising Access to Intensive Care for Very Pretern Babies in Europe Prevention and control of turberculosis in vulnerable populations of an urban center of northern Portugal PROMO - Best practice in promoting mental health in socialy marginalized people in Europe (2007-2010) Stomach cancer Pooling (StoP) Project Support to national dietary surveys in compliance with the EFSA Guidance on General principles for the collection of national food consumption data in the view of a pan-European dietary survey The effect of mediterranean diet on rheumatoid arthritis. The National Databank For Rheumatic Disease URBAN - Potential impact of climate trends and weather extremes on outdoor thermal comfort in European cities - implications for sustainable urban design

National Research Projects

A coorte de 1990 - A saúde dos adolescentes no Porto A pharmacoepidemiological approach to the study of prognosis in acute and chronic heart failure ALES II - Adaptive LEarning Systems Alimentacão, estilos de vida e cancro gástrico: um estudo caso-controlo de base populacional ARIA - How indoor air quality can affect children allergies and asthma Avaliacão do impacto dos cuidados farmacêuticos, no âmbito do Programa Nacional de Controlo da Diabetes Avaliacão do risco do consumo de sal e da infeccão por Helicobacter pylori no desenvolvimento de carcinoma gástrico e das suas lesões precursoras em Portugal Base de dados de perfis de ADN com propósitos forenses em Portugal - questões atuais de âmbito ético, prático e político (2010-2013) BONE DECADE - The bone decade in Portugal: spatio-temporal trends in the incidence of hip fractures Bone status and bone dynamics in body size childhood: do longitudinal changes make a difference? Cardiovascular risks factors for mothers and children 3 years after delivery (2009-2012) Childhood obesity-related inflammation and vascular injury - Impact on the kidney Community Screening Network Construção e validação de uma escala para o diagnóstico clínico de insuficiência cardíaca – modelação por variáveis latentes Controlo de Qualidade em Educação Médica: prevalência, determinantes e recomendações na meta-avaliação de testes de escolha múltipla em Anatomia COSTProMed - Communication Skills Teaching Programme in Medicine Da violência interpessoal às doenças crónicas: uma perspetiva sobre as consequências do abuso (2014-2017) Determinants of gastric and esophageal cancers incidence in the north of Portugal Determinants of Helicobacter pylori infection: a lifecourse approach Determinants of optimal bone acquisition in adolescence: the role of low Determinants of the decline in coronary heart disease (CHD) mortality in Portugal, 1987-2000 DiabetesToTB - Active tuberculosis in diabetic patients: biological basis for the increased susceptibility Early development of obesity and the metabolic syndrome Eating habits in prescholl children: a longitudinal approach to the identification of determinants and effects on body composition Epicardis II - Estudo Populacional da Insuficiência cardíaca EPIcardis III - Compreender a epidemiologia da insuficiência cardíaca através de dados longitudinais EPIHeart - Inequalities in coronary heart disease management and outcomes in Portugal Evaluating the best way of assessing adolescents\' obesity as predictor of cardiovascular risk in adulthood Exposicões ambientais e expressão do gene CDX2 em casos de cancro gástrico Helicobacter pylori-positivo Factores de Risco de Enfarte do Miocárdio em Adultos Jovens Genetic and non-genetic factors contributing for phenylketonuria phenotype diversity: a study based on the Portuguese Neonatal Screening Program Geração XXI - follow-up at 4 years of age GERACÃO XXI - Nascer e crescer no inicio do Milénio GERIA - Geriatric study in Portugal on health effects of air quality in elderly care centers Health, governance and accountability in embryo research: couples\' decisions about the fates of embryos (2011-2014) Impacto na qualidade do ar e na saúde das grandes linhas de tráfego urbano. O caso VCI - Projecto ImpactAir Incidência e Determinantes do Síndrome Metabólico - Um estudo de coorte Influência das Condições Higrotérmicas Interiores na Qualidade de Vida Humana em Habitação Social (2014-2015) Ingestion of folic acid in pregnant women: different methods of evaluation Intervencão nas Escolas para combater a Epidemia da Obesidade nos Adolescentes Is Helicobacter pylori infection a necessary condition for the occurrence of Joint Modelling of Multivariate Longitudinal and Survival Data Joint Modelling of Multivariate Longitudinal and Survival Data MAPLIA - Moving from Air Pollution to Local Integrated Assessment Missão da Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian de apoio ao Programa Nacional de Luta Contra a Lepra e Tuberculose na Guiné Bissau Moving from Air Pollution to Local Integrated Assessment Observatório Nacional das Doenças Reumáticas (ONDOR) Parenting roles and knowledge in neonatal intensive care units (2012-2015) Peripheral body fat, lifestyles and adipokins Phenotypic Variability And Modifier Genes In Familial Amyloid Polyneuropathy Physical activity, health-related physical fitness, somatotype, and metabolic syndrome. A longitudinal study in portuguese nuclear families PORMETS – Prevalence of metabolic syndrome in Portugal Prevention and control of turberculosis in vulnerable populations of an urban center of northern Portugal PrimeDep - Primary Care Mental Health Sustained Capacity-Building for Depression and Suicidal Behaviour ProFooSe (Promoting Food Security in Portugal) Programa de promoção da saúde de crianças com síndrome de Down Programa e Promocão da Saúde de Crianças com Sindrome de Down Reproducing or going against social destiny? A longitudinal study of a cohort born in the 90 of the XX century in Portugal RES4MED: Learning medicine through research Risk for cardiovascular events in chronic kidney disease patients under haemodialysis. Lipid profile, anemia, vascular access and inflammation Risks for human health caused by extreme weather conditions: case study in Porto Social and spatial inequalities in hip fractures incidence in Portugal THE BONE DECADE IN PORTUGAL: SPATIO-TEMPORAL TRENDS IN THE INCIDENCE OF HIP FRACTURES The built environment and participation in organized and non-organized physical activities in adolescents. The EPITeen cohort The National Food, Nutrition and Physical Activity Survey Understanding the dynamics of childhood body fat - the mediating effect of dietary patterns and eating behaviors Violence in various stages of life: frequency, determinants and consequences of health (2012-2015) WhySchool - Why Youth Mental Health Care School-Based with Primary Care Liaison