João Niza Ribeiro

João Niza Ribeiro

João Niza Ribeiro, was born in 1962, in Mozambique. He graduated in Veterinary Medicine in 1986, he obtained a PhD in Veterinary Sciences at the Technical University of Lisbon, with research work on the development and application of food safety systems in the production and collection of bovine milk, in 2002. He carried out the tests of aggregation in Veterinary Sciences in 2018 by the ICBAS-Universidade do Porto. He is Assistant Professor at the Abel Salazar Institute of Biomedical Sciences, where he is responsible for the courses of Veterinary Epidemiology and Veterinary Public Health.

He is a founding member of the European College of Specialists in Cattle Health Medicine and a recognized expert by the Order of Veterinary Doctors. He was an expert of the Veterinary Advisory Committee (1994 – 1998), and of the Advisory Committee for Quality, both committees within the European Commission’s Advisory Committee on Economic and Social. He is currently a member of the ORBEA of ICBAS.

At ISPUP, he is part of the Board and as a PhD researcher he is part of EPIUnit-ISPUP. He has worked and developed research in animal health management, especially in ruminants, in diseases such as Contagious Peripneumonia in Bovines, Paratuberculosis, IBR and BVD, Salmonella in swine. He has investigated and developed food safety systems regarding antimicrobials and aflatoxins. He is currently interested in health problems under the theme One Health.

National research projects


Pinello K , Pires I, Castro AF, Carvalho PT, Santos A, de Matos A, Queiroga F, Canadas-Sousa A, Dias-Pereira P, Catarino J, Faísca P, Branco S, Lopes C, Marcos F, Peleteiro MC, Pissarra H, Ruivo P, Magalhães R , Severo M , Ribeiro NJ

Vet Sci, 2022 Mar 31;9(4):167. doi: 10.3390/vetsci9040167.

Pinello K , Baldassarre V, Steiger K, Paciello O, Pires I, Laufer-Amorim R, Oevermann A , Ribeiro NJ , Aresu L, Rous B, Znaor A, Cree IA, Guscetti F, Palmieri C, Dagli MLZ

Cancers (Basel), 2022 Mar 16;14(6):1529. doi: 10.3390/cancers14061529.

Alcâtara G , Pinello K , Severo M , Ribeiro NJ

Comp Immunol Microbiol Infect Dis, 2021 Jun;76:101640. doi: 10.1016/j.cimid.2021.101640. Epub 2021 Mar 1.

Hodnik JJ, Acinger-Rogić Ž, Alishani M, Autio T, Balseiro A, Berezowski J, Carmo LP, Chaligiannis I, Conrady B, Costa L, Cvetkovikj I, Davidov I, Dispas M, Djadjovski I, Duarte EL, Faverjon , Ribeiro NJ , Roch FF, Rosenbaum Nielsen L, Saez JL, Nielsen SS, van Schaik G, Schwan E, Sekovska B, Starič J, Strain S, Šatran P, Šerić-Haračić S, Tamminen LM, Thulke HH, Toplak I, Tuunai

Front Vet Sci, 2021; 8: 688078.

Pinello K , Queiroga FLPG, de Matos A, Santos A , Ribeiro NJ , Guscetti F, Palmieri C, Soberano M, Momanyi K, Torres JR, Killick D, Radford A, Wilson-Robles H, de Carvalho JP, Tedardi MV, Dagli MLZ

Vet Comp Oncol, 2020 Feb 12. doi: 10.1111/vco.12577. [Epub ahead of print]

Martins EG , Oliveira P , Oliveira BM , Mendonça D , Ribeiro NJ

J Dairy Sci, 2018 Jun 6. pii: S0022-0302(18)30535-6. doi: 10.3168/jds.2017-13746. [Epub ahead of print]

Pinello KC, Santos M, Leite-Martins L , Ribeiro NJ , Matos AJ

Vet World, 2017 Nov; 10(11): 1307–1313.

Mendes ÂJ , Ribeiro AI , Severo M , Ribeiro NJ

Prev Vet Med, 2017 Dec 1;148:10-20. doi: 10.1016/j.prevetmed.2017.09.012. Epub 2017 Sep 22.

Albuquerque P , Ribeiro NJ , Almeida A, Panschin I, Porfirio A, Vales M, Diniz F, Madeira H, Tavares F

Front Microbiol, 2017 Jan 24;8:54. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2017.00054. eCollection 2017.

Leite-Martins LR , Mahú MI , Costa AL , Bessa LJ , Vaz-Pires P , Loureiro L , Ribeiro NJ , de Matos AJ , Martins da Costa P

Vet Rec, 2015 Jun 27;176(26):674. doi: 10.1136/vr.102888. Epub 2015 Jun 15.


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