Publications

Urethral duplication type influences on the complications rate and number of surgical procedures.
Int Braz J Urol 2017 Nov-Dec;43(6):1144-1151
Unidade de Urologia Pediátrica, Divisão de Urologia, Hospital das Clínicas, Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade de São Paulo, Brasil.

Expression profile of microRNA-146a along HPV-induced multistep carcinogenesis: a study in HPV16 transgenic mice.
J Cancer Res Clin Oncol 2018 Feb 27;144(2):241-248. Epub 2017 Nov 27.
Molecular Oncology and Viral Pathology Group, IPO Porto Research Center (CI-IPOP), Portuguese Oncology Institute of Porto (IPO Porto), Rua Dr. António Bernardino de Almeida, 4200-072, Porto, Portugal.

Dysregulation of cellular microRNAs by human oncogenic viruses - Implications for tumorigenesis.
Biochim Biophys Acta 2018 Feb 31;1861(2):95-105. Epub 2018 Jan 31.
Molecular Oncology and Viral Pathology Group, IPO Porto Research Center (CI-IPOP), Portuguese Oncology Institute of Porto (IPO Porto), 4200-072 Porto, Portugal; Research Department of the Portuguese League Against Cancer (Liga Portuguesa Contra o Cancro - Núcleo Regional do Norte), 4200-177 Porto, Portugal; Faculty of Medicine of the University of Porto (FMUP), 4200-319 Porto, Portugal; Virology Service, Portuguese Oncology Institute of Porto (IPO Porto), 4200-072 Porto, Portugal; Biomedical Research Center (CEBIMED), Faculty of Health Sciences of the Fernando Pessoa University, 4249-004 Porto, Portugal. Electronic address:

Termination of Vernakalant-Resistant Atrial Fibrillation by Inhibition of Small-Conductance Ca-Activated KChannels in Pigs.
Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol 2017 Oct;10(10)
From the Acesion Pharma, Copenhagen, Denmark (J.G.D., R.S.-V., C.C., D.R.P.S., S.H.B., U.S.S., M.G., B.H.B.); Department of Biomedical Sciences, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, University of Copenhagen, Denmark (L.S., J.L.S., P.L., D.R.P.S., S.-P.O., T.J., M.G., B.H.B.); and the Heart Centre, Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen, Denmark (J.H.S.).

Red Blood Cell Invasion by the Malaria Parasite Is Coordinated by the PfAP2-I Transcription Factor.
Cell Host Microbe 2017 Jun;21(6):731-741.e10
Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology and Huck Center for Malaria Research, Pennsylvania State University, State College, PA 16802, USA; Department of Molecular Biology, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ 08544, USA; Lewis-Sigler Institute for Integrative Genomics, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ 08544, USA; Department of Chemistry and Huck Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics, Pennsylvania State University, State College, PA 16802, USA. Electronic address:

Portuguese version of the Swedish Occupational Fatigue Inventory (SOFI) among assembly workers: Cultural adaptation, reliability and validity.
Int J Occup Med Environ Health 2017 May 27;30(3):407-417. Epub 2017 Mar 27.
University of Porto, Porto, Portugal (Porto Biomechanics Laboratory, Institute of Mechanical Engineering and Industrial Management (LABIOMEP/INEGI), Faculty of Engineering).

Dysregulated expression of microRNA-150 in human papillomavirus-induced lesions of K14-HPV16 transgenic mice.
Life Sci 2017 Apr 14;175:31-36. Epub 2017 Mar 14.
Molecular Oncology and Viral Pathology Group, IPO-Porto Research Center (CI-IPOP), Portuguese Institute of Oncology of Porto (IPO-Porto), Rua Dr. António Bernardino de Almeida, 4200-072 Porto, Portugal; ICBAS, Abel Salazar Institute for the Biomedical Sciences, University of Porto, Rua de Jorge Viterbo Ferreira 228, 4050-313 Porto, Portugal; LPCC, Research Department Portuguese League Against Cancer (Liga Portuguesa Contra o Cancro-Núcleo Regional do Norte), Estrada Interior da Circunvalação, no. 6657, 4200-177 Porto, Portugal; Virology Service, Portuguese Institute of Oncology of Porto, Rua Dr. António Bernardino de Almeida, 4200-072 Porto, Portugal; CEBIMED, Faculty of Health Sciences, Fernando Pessoa University, Porto, Portugal. Electronic address:

Evaluation of the cytotoxic and genotoxic effects of benchmark multi-walled carbon nanotubes in relation to their physicochemical properties.
Toxicol Lett 2016 Nov 1;262:123-134. Epub 2016 Oct 1.
Department of Human Genetics, National Institute of Health Dr. Ricardo Jorge (INSA), Av. Padre Cruz, 1649-016 Lisbon, Portugal; Toxicogenomics and Human Health (ToxOmics), Nova Medical School/Faculdade de Ciências Médicas, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Lisbon, Portugal; PToNANO, Lisbon, Portugal.

Outcome Analysis of Asymptomatic Lower Pole Stones in Children.
J Urol 2016 Apr 28;195(4 Pt 2):1289-93. Epub 2016 Feb 28.
Division of Urology, Department of Surgery, The Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada; Division of Nephrology, Department of Pediatrics (EH), The Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Progressive acclimation alters interaction between salinity and temperature in experimental Daphnia populations.
Chemosphere 2015 Nov 12;139:126-32. Epub 2015 Jun 12.
Department of Biology & CESAM, University of Aveiro, Campus Universitário de Santiago, 3810-193 Aveiro, Portugal; Department of Biology, University of Minho, 4710-054 Braga, Portugal. Electronic address:

Toxic potential of paracetamol to freshwater organisms: a headache to environmental regulators?
Ecotoxicol Environ Saf 2014 Sep 18;107:178-85. Epub 2014 Jun 18.
Centro de Estudos do Ambiente e do Mar (CESAM), Universidade de Aveiro, Campus Universitário de Santiago, 3810-193 Aveiro, Portugal; Departamento de Biologia da Universidade de Aveiro, Campus Universitário de Santiago, 3810-193 Aveiro, Portugal.

Oncogenic RAS-induced senescence in human primary thyrocytes: molecular effectors and inflammatory secretome involved.
Oncotarget 2014 Sep;5(18):8270-83
Molecular Mechanism Unit, Department of Experimental Oncology and Molecular Medicine, Fondazione IRCCS Istituto Nazionale dei Tumori, Milan, Italy. Senior co-authors.

Estimation of the collective dose in the Portuguese population due to medical procedures in 2010.
Radiat Prot Dosimetry 2013 May 8;154(4):446-58. Epub 2012 Oct 8.
Instituto Superior Técnico/Instituto Tecnológico e Nuclear, Estrada Nacional 10, Sacavém 2686-953, Portugal.

A meta-analysis of genome-wide association studies to identify prostate cancer susceptibility loci associated with aggressive and non-aggressive disease.
Hum Mol Genet 2013 Jan 12;22(2):408-15. Epub 2012 Oct 12.
Strangeways Laboratory, Centre for Cancer Genetic Epidemiology, Worts Causeway, Cambridge CB1 8RN, UK.

Dissection of minimal sequence requirements for rhoptry membrane targeting in the malaria parasite.
Traffic 2012 Oct 1;13(10):1335-50. Epub 2012 Aug 1.
M.G. DeGroote Institute for Infectious Disease Research, Department of Pathology and Molecular Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada.




Effects of functional electro-stimulation in the theta-band coherence: a quantitative electroencephalograph study.
Rev Neurol 2011 Jul;53(1):8-14
Cartografía Cerebral e Integración Sensoriomotora, Instituto de Psiquiatría de la, Universidad Federal de Rio de Janeiro, Brasil.

Toxoplasma gondii transmembrane microneme proteins and their modular design.
Mol Microbiol 2010 Aug 9;77(4):912-29. Epub 2010 Jun 9.
Department of Microbiology and Molecular Medicine, CMU, University of Geneva, 1 rue Michel-Servet, 1211 Geneva 4, Switzerland.Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT 05405, USA.


Comparative study about the effects of pollution on glass and yellow eels (Anguilla anguilla) from the estuaries of Minho, Lima and Douro Rivers (NW Portugal).
Ecotoxicol Environ Saf 2010 May 8;73(4):524-33. Epub 2010 Feb 8.
CIMAR-LA/CIIMAR - Centro Interdisciplinar de Investigação Marinha e Ambiental, Universidade do Porto, Laboratório de Ecotoxicologia, Rua dos Bragas, 289, 4050-123 Porto, Portugal.

Members of a novel protein family containing microneme adhesive repeat domains act as sialic acid-binding lectins during host cell invasion by apicomplexan parasites.
J Biol Chem 2010 Jan 9;285(3):2064-76. Epub 2009 Nov 9.
Department of Microbiology and Molecular Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Geneva Centre Medical Universitaire, 1 Rue Michel-Servet, 1211 Geneva 4, Switzerland.

Differences in the epigenetic and reprogramming properties of pluripotent and extra-embryonic stem cells implicate chromatin remodelling as an important early event in the developing mouse embryo.
Epigenetics Chromatin 2010 Jan 12;3. Epub 2010 Jan 12.
Lymphocyte Development Group, MRC Clinical Sciences Centre, Imperial College School of Medicine, Hammersmith Campus, Du Cane Road, London W12 0NN, UK.


Uncovering potential downstream targets of oncogenic GRPR overexpression in prostate carcinomas harboring ETS rearrangements.
Oncoscience 2015 17;2(5):497-507. Epub 2015 Mar 17.
Department of Genetics and Cancer Genetics Group - CI-IPOP, Portuguese Oncology Institute-Porto, Rua Dr. António Bernardino de Almeida, Porto, Portugal ; Department of Pathology and Molecular Immunology, Institute of Biomedical Sciences Abel Salazar (ICBAS), University of Porto, Rua de Jorge Viterbo Ferreira, Porto, Portugal.

Coagulase-Positive Staphylococcus: Prevalence and Antimicrobial Resistance.
J Am Anim Hosp Assoc 2015 Nov-Dec;51(6):365-71
From the ICBAS-Abel Salazar Institute for the Biomedical Sciences (P.M.C., N.B., A.M., J.S., L.L-M., A.J.F.M.); and CIIMAR-Interdisciplinary Center for Marine and Environmental Research (L.J.B), University of Porto, Portugal.


Regulation of miRNA-146a and miRNA-150 Levels by Celecoxib in Premalignant Lesions of K14-HPV16 Mice.
Anticancer Res 2017 06;37(6):2913-2918
Molecular Oncology and Viral Pathology Group, IPO-Porto Research Center (CI-IPOP), Portuguese Institute of Oncology of Porto (IPO-Porto), Porto, Portugal.

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