João Cavaleiro Rufo

João Cavaleiro Rufo

João Cavaleiro Rufo is a PhD researcher specialized in the environmental determinants of allergic diseases and asthma. Having studied the effects of several exposure factors, from indoor air quality to the contact with nature, and from microbial diversity to the human volatilome, he completed his PhD in Occupational Health, in 2018, with a Cum Laude distinction awarded by the University of Porto.

He is currently an integrated researcher of the Epidemiology of Allergic Conditions Laboratory at ITR. João is an elected Member of the Epidemiology Workgroup for the European Academy of Allergy and Clinical Immunology (EAACI), an association of clinicians, researchers and allied health professionals, dedicated to improving the health of people affected by allergic diseases and asthma, with more than 11,000 members from 124 countries and over 50 National Allergy Societies.

Since 2013, he published over 75 articles in Internalstional peer-reviewed journals currently indexed in Web of Science. He is a Guest Editor of the Internalstional Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, and as recently published the issue Diagnosis and Prevention of Asthma in Children. João is also responsible for the Indoor Air Quality and Public Health Intensive Course at the Institute of Public Health of the University of Porto, where he instructs students about the associations between indoor air parameters and the development of symptoms and diseases.

He is co-founder of the ISPUP’s Office of Support to Intellectual Property and Provision of Services (GAPIS), being currently responsible for supporting the production and commercialization of intellectual property.

Articles

2022
2022
Moreira A , Mendes F , Rama T , Mota D, Silva D , Pádua i , Abreu MCR , Vasconcelos MJ , Farraia M , Paciência I , Cavaleiro Rufo J , Barros R , Padrão P , Moreira P , Seabra D , Barros H , on behalf of the ALERGIAPT Research Group

Porto Biomedical Journal, 2022 Mar-Apr; 7(1): e169. Published online 2022 Feb 8. doi: 10.1097/j.pbj.0000000000000169

2021
2021
Mendes F , Paciência I , Cavaleiro Rufo J , Farraia M , Silva D , Padrão P , Delgado L, Garcia-Larsen V , Moreira A , Moreira P

Pediatr Allergy Immunol, 2021 Jan 4. doi: 10.1111/pai.13446. Online ahead of print.

2021
Rama TA , Paciência I , Cavaleiro Rufo J , Silva D, Cunha P , Severo M , Padrão P , Moreira P , Delgado L , Moreira A

Pediatr Allergy Immunol, 2021 May 21. doi: 10.1111/pai.13564. Online ahead of print.

2021
Mendes F , Cunha P , Paciência I , Cavaleiro Rufo J , Farraia M , Silva D , Padrão P , Delgado L , Moreira A , Moreira P

Int J Environ Res Public Health, 2021 Mar 5;18(5):2646. doi: 10.3390/ijerph18052646.

2021

Allergy, 2021 Mar 13. doi: 10.1111/all.14813. Online ahead of print.

2021
Paciência I , Rodolfo A , Leão L , Silva D , Cavaleiro Rufo J , Mendes F , Padrão P , Moreira P , Laerte Boechat J , Delgado L , Moreira A

Int J Environ Res Public Health, 2021 Jan 14;18(2):653. doi: 10.3390/ijerph18020653.

2021
Paciência I , Moreira A , Moreira C , Cavaleiro Rufo J , Sokhatsk O , Rama T , Hoffimann E , Santos AC , Barros H , Ribeiro AI

Science of The Total Environment, 2021, 145394, ISSN 0048-9697, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2021.145394.

2021
Gomes M , Morais O , Cavaleiro Rufo J

Porto Biomedical Journal, 2021 Jan 26;6(1):e117. doi: 10.1097/j.pbj.0000000000000117. eCollection Jan-Feb 2021.

2020
Paciência I , Cavaleiro Rufo J , Mendes F , Farraia M , Cunha P, Silva D, Delgado L , Padrão P , Moreira P , Moreira A

Eur J Pediatr, 2020 Sep 10. doi: 10.1007/s00431-020-03798-y. Online ahead of print.

2020

Eur Ann Allergy Clin Immunol, 2020 Jul 30. doi: 10.23822/EurAnnACI.1764-1489.162. Online ahead of print.

2020
Cavaleiro Rufo J , Paciência I , Hoffimann E , Moreira AMA , Barros H , Ribeiro AI

Allergy, 2020 Jul 12. doi: 10.1111/all.14493. Online ahead of print.

Books

Book Chapters

Notices/Letters to the Editor

2020
Rama TA, Martins C , Paciência I , Cavaleiro Rufo J , Silva D , Mendes F , Severo M , Padrão P , Moreira P , Delgado L , Moreira A

, 2020 Aug 4. doi: 10.1111/pai.13326. Online ahead of print.

Reports