International Research Projects

LIFEPATH - Lifecourse biological pathways underlying social differences in healthy ageing (H2020 - PHC-01-2014 - 633666) FEEDCities - Food Environment Description in cities from Central Asia and Eastern European countries HEALS - Health and Environment-wide Associations based on Large population Surveys (HEALTH-F3-2010-265448) 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 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 EPICE - Effective Perinatal Intensive Care in Europe: translating knowledge into evidence based practice aMASE: advancing Migrant Access to health Services in Europe Stomach cancer Pooling (StoP) Project EUROpean Treatment & Reduction of Acute Coronary Syndrome cost analysis (EUROTRACS) Governance technologies and criminal investigation: science, politics and social control (2014-2015) Bio-objects and their Boundaries: Governing Matters at the Intersection of Society, Politics, and Science (COST Action IS1001) (2011-2014) Hepatitis C Initiative Economic Aspects of Smoking in Europe 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) 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 Enhancing the role of medicine in the management of European health systems: Implications for control, innovation and user voice (COST Action IS0903) (2009-2013) HabEat - Determining factors and critical periods in food habit formation and breaking in early childhood: a multidisciplinary approach EURHOBOP- European Hospital Benchmarking by Outcomes in Acute Coronary Syndrome Processes DOVE - Domestic violence against women/men in Europe: prevalence, determinants, effects and policies/practices (2009-2012) EMIS: European Men Who Have Sex with Men Internet Survey EUGATE - Best practice in access, quality and appropriateness of health services for immigrants in Europe PROMO - Best practice in promoting mental health in socialy marginalized people in Europe (2007-2010) ABUEL - Elder Abuse: A multinational prevalence survey (2008-2010) EURO-PERISTAT III - Better statistics for better health for pregnant women and their babies: european health report EURO-PERISTAT I - Indicators for Monitoring and Evaluating Perinatal Health in Europe Assessment of HIV testing in Europe: from policy to effectiveness EURO-PERISTAT II - Complete the development of a strategy for monitoring and evaluating perinatal health in the European Union 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

National Research Projects

HARMED: Socioeconomic and health determinants of elder abuse (POCI-01-0145-FEDER-016670) TRAPHIC: Efeitos da poluição do ar relacionada com tráfego rodoviário em centros históricos urbanos: uma abordagem integrada (POCI-01-0145-FEDER-016729) FUTURAR - Air quality in Portugal in 2030 – a policy support (POCI-01-0145-FEDER-016752) ENGAgED - Bionetworking and citizENship on GAmetE Donation (POCI-01-0145-FEDER-016762) BioAdversity - How childhood social adversity shapes health: The biology of social adversity (POCI-01-0145-FEDER-016838) PathMOB: Pathways from early life to cardiometabolic risk during childhood (POCI-01-0145-FEDER-016837) DOCnet - Diabetes & obesity at the crossroads between Oncological and Cardiovascular diseases – a system analysis NETwork towards precision medicine (NORTE-01-0145-FEDER-000003) MAGICOAT -Controlling the degradation of MAGnesium alloys for biomedical applications using Innovative smart COATings (POCI-01-0145-FEDER-016597) NanoToxClass – Establishing nanomaterial grouping/classification strategies according to toxicity and biological effects for supporting risk assessment SWEET-Football - Fifa Research Scholarship 2018 - Feasibility and safety of walking football in patients with type 2 diabetes UID/DTP/04750: Unidade de Investigação em Epidemiologia - Instituto de Saúde Pública da Universidade do Porto Making Asylum Systems Work in the EU. (FCGulbenkian) MetHyOS: A longitudinal approach to metabolically healthy obesity: from inflammation to cardiovascular risk profile (PTDC/DTP-EPI/6506/2014) BAMBINO: Migrants and Perinatal Health: Barriers, Incentives and Outcomes (POCI-01-0145-FEDER-016874) Community Screening Network PrimeDep - Primary Care Mental Health Sustained Capacity-Building for Depression and Suicidal Behaviour Prevention and control of turberculosis in vulnerable populations of an urban center of northern Portugal The National Food, Nutrition and Physical Activity Survey ProFooSe (Promoting Food Security in Portugal) WhySchool - Why Youth Mental Health Care School-Based with Primary Care Liaison RES4MED: Learning medicine through research ARIA - How indoor air quality can affect children allergies and asthma Reproducing or going against social destiny? A longitudinal study of a cohort born in the 90 of the XX century in Portugal EPIHeart - Inequalities in coronary heart disease management and outcomes in Portugal MAPLIA - Moving from Air Pollution to Local Integrated Assessment DiabetesToTB - Active tuberculosis in diabetic patients: biological basis for the increased susceptibility GERIA - Geriatric study in Portugal on health effects of air quality in elderly care centers Violence in various stages of life: frequency, determinants and consequences of health (2012-2015) Understanding the dynamics of childhood body fat - the mediating effect of dietary patterns and eating behaviors Da violência interpessoal às doenças crónicas: uma perspetiva sobre as consequências do abuso (2014-2017) Influência das Condições Higrotérmicas Interiores na Qualidade de Vida Humana em Habitação Social (2014-2015) Joint Modelling of Multivariate Longitudinal and Survival Data Joint Modelling of Multivariate Longitudinal and Survival Data Parenting roles and knowledge in neonatal intensive care units (2012-2015) Childhood obesity-related inflammation and vascular injury - Impact on the kidney Moving from Air Pollution to Local Integrated Assessment COSTProMed - Communication Skills Teaching Programme in Medicine Determinants of gastric and esophageal cancers incidence in the north of Portugal Health, governance and accountability in embryo research: couples\' decisions about the fates of embryos (2011-2014) THE BONE DECADE IN PORTUGAL: SPATIO-TEMPORAL TRENDS IN THE INCIDENCE OF HIP FRACTURES 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 Factores de Risco de Enfarte do Miocárdio em Adultos Jovens Impacto na qualidade do ar e na saúde das grandes linhas de tráfego urbano. O caso VCI - Projecto ImpactAir Intervencão nas Escolas para combater a Epidemia da Obesidade nos Adolescentes Missão da Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian de apoio ao Programa Nacional de Luta Contra a Lepra e Tuberculose na Guiné Bissau Observatório Nacional das Doenças Reumáticas (ONDOR) PORMETS – Prevalence of metabolic syndrome in Portugal Programa e Promocão da Saúde de Crianças com Sindrome de Down 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 Risk for cardiovascular events in chronic kidney disease patients under haemodialysis. Lipid profile, anemia, vascular access and inflammation Bone status and bone dynamics in body size childhood: do longitudinal changes make a difference? Evaluating the best way of assessing adolescents\' obesity as predictor of cardiovascular risk in adulthood 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 Controlo de Qualidade em Educação Médica: prevalência, determinantes e recomendações na meta-avaliação de testes de escolha múltipla em Anatomia Early development of obesity and the metabolic syndrome A pharmacoepidemiological approach to the study of prognosis in acute and chronic heart failure Eating habits in prescholl children: a longitudinal approach to the identification of determinants and effects on body composition Determinants of optimal bone acquisition in adolescence: the role of low Cardiovascular risks factors for mothers and children 3 years after delivery (2009-2012) Peripheral body fat, lifestyles and adipokins 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 Risks for human health caused by extreme weather conditions: case study in Porto Determinants of the decline in coronary heart disease (CHD) mortality in Portugal, 1987-2000 Construção e validação de uma escala para o diagnóstico clínico de insuficiência cardíaca – modelação por variáveis latentes The built environment and participation in organized and non-organized physical activities in adolescents. The EPITeen cohort Determinants of Helicobacter pylori infection: a lifecourse approach Ingestion of folic acid in pregnant women: different methods of evaluation Is Helicobacter pylori infection a necessary condition for the occurrence of ALES II - Adaptive LEarning Systems EPIcardis III - Compreender a epidemiologia da insuficiência cardíaca através de dados longitudinais Incidência e Determinantes do Síndrome Metabólico - Um estudo de coorte Exposicões ambientais e expressão do gene CDX2 em casos de cancro gástrico Helicobacter pylori-positivo A coorte de 1990 - A saúde dos adolescentes no Porto Alimentacão, estilos de vida e cancro gástrico: um estudo caso-controlo de base populacional Social and spatial inequalities in hip fractures incidence in Portugal GERACÃO XXI - Nascer e crescer no inicio do Milénio Programa de promoção da saúde de crianças com síndrome de Down Epicardis II - Estudo Populacional da Insuficiência cardíaca