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Assessment of atherosclerotic plaque calcification using F18-NaF PET-CT.

J Nucl Cardiol 2018 Oct 9;25(5):1733-1741. Epub 2017 Jan 9.

ICNAS (Instituto de Ciências Nucleares Aplicadas à Saúde), Coimbra, Portugal.

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October 2018

Evidence for distinct levels of neural adaptation to both coherent and incoherently moving visual surfaces in visual area hMT.

Neuroimage 2018 Oct 30;179:540-547. Epub 2018 Jun 30.

Coimbra Institute for Biomedical Imaging and Translational Research (CIBIT), University of Coimbra, Portugal; Institute of Nuclear Sciences Applied to Health (ICNAS), University of Coimbra, Portugal; Institute for Biomedical Imaging and Life Sciences (CNC.IBILI), Faculty of Medicine, University of Coimbra, Portugal; ICNAS - Produção, University of Coimbra, Portugal. Electronic address:

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October 2018

Repeated Mesenchymal Stromal Cell Treatment Sustainably Alleviates Machado-Joseph Disease.

Mol Ther 2018 Sep 12;26(9):2131-2151. Epub 2018 Jul 12.

Center for Neuroscience and Cell Biology (CNC), University of Coimbra, Faculdade de Medicina, Rua Larga, Pólo I, 1° andar, 3004-504 Coimbra, Portugal; Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Coimbra, Polo 3, Azinhaga de Santa Comba, 3000-548 Coimbra, Portugal. Electronic address:

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September 2018

The role of Prefrontal Cortex in a Battle of the Sexes Dilemma involving a Conflict between Tribal and Romantic love.

Sci Rep 2018 Aug 14;8(1):12133. Epub 2018 Aug 14.

CIBIT, Institute of Nuclear Sciences Applied to Health, Faculty of Medicine, University of Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal.

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August 2018

The Ischemic Immature Brain: Views on Current Experimental Models.

Front Cell Neurosci 2018 29;12:277. Epub 2018 Aug 29.

Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Beira Interior, Covilhã, Portugal.

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August 2018

Extraction, selection and comparison of features for an effective automated computer-aided diagnosis of Parkinson's disease based on [I]FP-CIT SPECT images.

Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 2018 06 23;45(6):1052-1062. Epub 2017 Dec 23.

Instituto de Ciência e Inovação em Engenharia Mecânica e Engenharia Industrial, Departamento de Engenharia Mecânica, Faculdade de Engenharia, Universidade do Porto, Porto, Portugal.

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June 2018

Insomnia Disorder and Brain's Default-Mode Network.

Curr Neurol Neurosci Rep 2018 Jun 9;18(8):45. Epub 2018 Jun 9.

Coimbra Institute for Biomedical Imaging and Translational Research (CIBIT, ICNAS), Faculty of Medicine, University of Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal.

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June 2018

Medial Frontal Lobe Neurochemistry in Autism Spectrum Disorder is Marked by Reduced N-Acetylaspartate and Unchanged Gamma-Aminobutyric Acid and Glutamate + Glutamine Levels.

J Autism Dev Disord 2018 May;48(5):1467-1482

Institute for Biomedical Imaging and Life Sciences (CNC.IBILI), Faculty of Medicine, University of Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal.

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May 2018

Stimulus dependent neural oscillatory patterns show reliable statistical identification of autism spectrum disorder in a face perceptual decision task.

Clin Neurophysiol 2018 May 20;129(5):981-989. Epub 2018 Feb 20.

Coimbra Institute for Biomedical Imaging and Translational Research (CIBIT), Institute for Nuclear Sciences Applied to Health (ICNAS), University of Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal; Institute for Biomedical Imaging and Life Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal. Electronic address:

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May 2018

The role of the insula in intuitive expert bug detection in computer code: an fMRI study.

Brain Imaging Behav 2018 May 9. Epub 2018 May 9.

ICNAS/CIBIT, Coimbra Institute for Biomedical Imaging and Life Sciences, University of Coimbra, Azinhaga de Santa Comba, 3000-548, Coimbra, Portugal.

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May 2018

Simulation in Medical School Education.

Stud Health Technol Inform 2017 ;242:1034-1036

Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Beira Interior, Covilhã, Portugal.

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April 2018

The retinal ganglion cell layer predicts normal-appearing white matter tract integrity in multiple sclerosis: A combined diffusion tensor imaging and optical coherence tomography approach.

Hum Brain Mapp 2018 Apr 15;39(4):1712-1720. Epub 2018 Jan 15.

Visual Neuroscience Laboratory, Institute for Biomedical Imaging and Life Sciences (IBILI), Faculty of Medicine, University of Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal.

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April 2018

Processing of performance-matched visual object categories: faces and places are related to lower processing load in the frontoparietal executive network than other objects.

Eur J Neurosci 2018 Apr 26;47(8):938-946. Epub 2018 Mar 26.

CIBIT, CNC.IBILI - Center for Biomedical Imaging and Translational Research, Faculty of Medicine, University of Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal.

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April 2018

Aquaporin-4 as a New Target against Methamphetamine-Induced Brain Alterations: Focus on the Neurogliovascular Unit and Motivational Behavior.

Mol Neurobiol 2018 Mar 10;55(3):2056-2069. Epub 2017 Mar 10.

Institute of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Coimbra, Subunit 1 - Polo 3, Azinhaga de Santa Comba, Celas, 3000-548, Coimbra, Portugal.

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March 2018

Virtual Travel Training for Autism Spectrum Disorder: Proof-of-Concept Interventional Study.

JMIR Serious Games 2018 Mar 20;6(1):e5. Epub 2018 Mar 20.

Coimbra Institute for Biomedical Imaging and Translational Research, Institute of Nuclear Sciences Applied to Health, University of Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal.

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March 2018

Oscillatory motor patterning is impaired in neurofibromatosis type 1: a behavioural, EEG and fMRI study.

J Neurodev Disord 2018 Mar 22;10(1):11. Epub 2018 Mar 22.

CNC.IBILI, Institute for Biomedical Imaging and Life Sciences, University of Coimbra, 3000-548, Coimbra, Portugal.

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March 2018

Radial asymmetries in population receptive field size and cortical magnification factor in early visual cortex.

Neuroimage 2018 02 14;167:41-52. Epub 2017 Nov 14.

Experimental Psychology, Helmholtz Institute, Utrecht University, Heidelberglaan 1, 3584 CS Utrecht, The Netherlands; Faculty of Psychology and Education Sciences, University of Coimbra, Rua do Colégio Novo, 3001-802 Coimbra, Portugal. Electronic address:

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February 2018

Endothelial Progenitor Cells influence acute and subacute stroke hemodynamics.

J Neurol Sci 2018 Feb 24;385:119-125. Epub 2017 Dec 24.

Centro Hospitalar e Universitário de Coimbra, Portugal; Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade de Coimbra, Portugal.

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February 2018

Evidence for a differential interference of noise in sub-lexical and lexical reading routes in healthy participants and dyslexics.

Cogn Neuropsychol 2017 Feb - Mar;34(1-2):42-51. Epub 2017 Mar 29.

a Institute for Biomedical Imaging and Life Sciences (CNC.IBILI) , Faculty of Medicine, University of Coimbra , Coimbra , Portugal.

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January 2018

Visual and ocular motor function in the atypical form of neurodegeneration with brain iron accumulation type I.

Br J Ophthalmol 2018 01 9;102(1):102-108. Epub 2017 May 9.

Department of Neurology, Coimbra University Hospital Center, Coimbra, Portugal.

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January 2018

Unisensory and multisensory Self-referential stimulation of the lower limb: An exploratory fMRI study on healthy subjects.

Physiother Theory Pract 2018 Jan 1;34(1):22-40. Epub 2017 Sep 1.

b Institute of Health Sciences, Catholic University of Portugal , Lisbon , Portugal.

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January 2018

The Use of Repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation for Stroke Rehabilitation: A Systematic Review.

J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis 2018 Jan 27;27(1):1-31. Epub 2017 Oct 27.

Institute of Nuclear Sciences Applied to Health (ICNAS), University of Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal; Institute for Biomedical Imaging and Life Sciences (CNC.IBILI), Faculty of Medicine, University of Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal; Laboratory of Biostatistics and Medical Informatics, Institute for Biomedical Imaging and Life Sciences (IBILI), Faculty of Medicine, University of Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal; Brain Imaging Network, University of Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal. Electronic address:

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January 2018

Endothelial progenitor cells enhance blood-brain barrier permeability in subacute stroke.

Neurology 2018 Jan 13;90(2):e127-e134. Epub 2017 Dec 13.

From the Stroke Unit (J.S.-F., A.G., F.S., C.M., B.R., G.C., L.C.), Centro Hospitalar e Universitário de Coimbra; Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade de Coimbra (J.S.-F., M.C.-B., L.F., L.C.); Centro de Neurociências e Biologia Celular (J.S.-F., S.A., A.C.G., L.F.); Instituto de Ciências Nucleares Aplicadas à Saúde (C.N., M.C., C.F., A.A., M.C.-B.), Coimbra; and Genomics Unit, Biocant-Biotechnology Innovation Center (S.S., A.C.G.), Cantanhede, Portugal.

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January 2018

An fMRI paradigm based on Williams inhibition test to study the neural substrates of attention and inhibitory control.

Neurol Sci 2017 Dec 30;38(12):2145-2152. Epub 2017 Sep 30.

Instituto de Ciências da Saúde, Universidade Católica Portuguesa, Palma de Cima, 1649-023, Lisbon, Portugal.

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December 2017

Permutations of functional magnetic resonance imaging classification may not be normally distributed.

Stat Methods Med Res 2017 Dec;26(6):2567-2585

1 The Institute of Nuclear Sciences Applied to Health, University of Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal.

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December 2017

Primary visual cortical remapping in patients with inherited peripheral retinal degeneration.

Neuroimage Clin 2017 21;13:428-438. Epub 2016 Dec 21.

Visual Neuroscience Laboratory, Institute for Biomedical Imaging and Life Sciences (CNC.IBILI), Faculty of Medicine, University of Coimbra, 3000-548 Coimbra, Portugal; Institute of Nuclear Sciences Applied to Health (ICNAS), Brain Imaging Network of Portugal, University of Coimbra, 3000-548 Coimbra, Portugal.

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November 2017

Early visual cortical structural changes in diabetic patients without diabetic retinopathy.

Graefes Arch Clin Exp Ophthalmol 2017 Nov 4;255(11):2113-2118. Epub 2017 Aug 4.

Institute for Biomedical Imaging and Life Sciences (IBILI), Faculty of Medicine, University of Coimbra, Azinhaga Santa Comba, Celas, 3000-548, Coimbra, Portugal.

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November 2017

Pivotal role of hMT+ in long-range disambiguation of interhemispheric bistable surface motion.

Hum Brain Mapp 2017 10 28;38(10):4882-4897. Epub 2017 Jun 28.

CiBIT, ICNAS, Institute for Biomedical Imaging in Life Sciences (IBILI) - Faculty of Medicine, University of Coimbra, Portugal.

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October 2017

A novel Brain Computer Interface for classification of social joint attention in autism and comparison of 3 experimental setups: A feasibility study.

J Neurosci Methods 2017 Oct 29;290:105-115. Epub 2017 Jul 29.

IBILI - Institute for Biomedical Imaging in Life Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Coimbra, Portugal; CIBIT, ICNAS, Brain Imaging Network of Portugal, Portugal. Electronic address:

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October 2017

Functional magnetic resonance imaging to assess neuroadaptation to multifocal intraocular lenses.

J Cataract Refract Surg 2017 Oct;43(10):1287-1296

From the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Coimbra (Rosa, Murta), the Laboratory of Biostatisitcs and Medical Informatics (Patrício), Institute for Biomedical Imaging in Life Sciences (Miranda, Silva, Castelo-Branco), Faculty of Medicine of the University of Coimbra, the Ophthalmology Department (Rosa, Murta), Centro Hospitalar e Universitário de Coimbra, the Brain Imaging Network of Portugal (Patrício, Castelo-Branco), Coimbra, Portugal; Department of Ophthalmology, Glangwili Hospital, Hywel Dda University Health Board (McAlinden), Carmarthen, United Kingdom; School of Ophthalmology and Optometry, Wenzhou Medical University (McAlinden), Wenzhou, Zhejiang, China.

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October 2017

Impairment of social cognition in multiple sclerosis: Amygdala atrophy is the main predictor.

Mult Scler 2017 Sep 21;23(10):1358-1366. Epub 2016 Dec 21.

Department of Neurology, Centro Hospitalar e Universitário de Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal/Faculty of Medicine, University of Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal.

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September 2017

Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging to Assess the Neurobehavioral Impact of Dysphotopsia with Multifocal Intraocular Lenses.

Ophthalmology 2017 09 22;124(9):1280-1289. Epub 2017 Apr 22.

Institute for Biomedical Imaging in Life Sciences, Faculty of Medicine of the University of Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal; Brain Imaging Network, Coimbra, Portugal.

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September 2017

Pure visual imagery as a potential approach to achieve three classes of control for implementation of BCI in non-motor disorders.

J Neural Eng 2017 Aug;14(4):046026

Faculty of Medicine, Institute for Biomedical Imaging and Life Sciences (CNC.IBILI), Faculty of Medicine, University of Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal. Institute of Nuclear Sciences Applied to Health (CIBIT/ICNAS), University of Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal. Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Institute of Systems and Robotics (ISR-UC), University of Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal.

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August 2017

Control of Brain Activity in hMT+/V5 at Three Response Levels Using fMRI-Based Neurofeedback/BCI.

PLoS One 2016 23;11(5):e0155961. Epub 2016 May 23.

Institute for Biomedical Imaging and Life Sciences (CNC.IBILI), Faculty of Medicine, University of Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal.

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July 2017

Disconnection as a mechanism for social cognition impairment in multiple sclerosis.

Neurology 2017 Jul 31;89(1):38-45. Epub 2017 May 31.

From the Department of Neurology (S.B., C.M., L.S., I.S., L.C.) and Medical Imaging Department (R.F.-M.), Centro Hospitalar e Universitário de Coimbra; and Visual Neuroscience Laboratory, Institute for Biomedical Imaging and Life Sciences (IBILI) (C.A., O.C.d., J.P., M.C.-B.), Faculty of Medicine (S.B., A.A., L.S., I.S., L.C.), Centre for Neuroscience and Cell Biology (CNC), IBILI (C.A., O.C.d., J.P., M.C.-B., I.S.), and Institute for Nuclear Sciences Applied to Health (ICNAS) (C.A., O.C.d., J.P., M.C.-B.), University of Coimbra, Portugal.

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July 2017

Isolated caudate lobectomy: Left-sided approach. Case reports.

Int J Surg Case Rep 2017 4;37:240-243. Epub 2017 Jul 4.

Division of Hepato-pancreatobiliary Surgery, Department of Gastrointestinal Surgery, Federal University of Maranhão, São Luiz, MA, Brazil.

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July 2017

The Role of the Amygdala in Facial Trustworthiness Processing: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analyses of fMRI Studies.

PLoS One 2016 29;11(11):e0167276. Epub 2016 Nov 29.

Visual Neuroscience Laboratory, Institute for Biomedical Imaging and Life Sciences (CNC.IBILI), Faculty of Medicine, University of Coimbra (UC), Coimbra, Portugal.

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June 2017

Diabetic brain or retina? Visual psychophysical performance in diabetic patients in relation to GABA levels in occipital cortex.

Metab Brain Dis 2017 06 30;32(3):913-921. Epub 2017 Mar 30.

Institute for Nuclear Sciences Applied to Health (ICNAS), University of Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal.

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June 2017

Separability of motor imagery of the self from interpretation of motor intentions of others at the single trial level: an EEG study.

J Neuroeng Rehabil 2017 06 26;14(1):63. Epub 2017 Jun 26.

IBILI - Institute for Biomedical Imaging in Life Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal.

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June 2017

A Realistic Seizure Prediction Study Based on Multiclass SVM.

Int J Neural Syst 2017 May 23;27(3):1750006. Epub 2016 Sep 23.

2 Department of Informatics Engineering, University of Coimbra, Portugal.

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May 2017

Tribal love: the neural correlates of passionate engagement in football fans.

Soc Cogn Affect Neurosci 2017 05;12(5):718-728

ICNAS, Institute for Nuclear Sciences Applied to Health, Universidade de Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal.

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May 2017

Atherosclerotic plaque metabolism in high cardiovascular risk subjects - A subclinical atherosclerosis imaging study with F-NaF PET-CT.

Atherosclerosis 2017 05 10;260:41-46. Epub 2017 Mar 10.

University Hospitals of Coimbra, Cardiology, Praceta Prof. Mota Pinto, 3000-075, Coimbra, Portugal; Institute of Nuclear Sciences Applied to Health - Faculty of Medicine of the University of Coimbra, Azinhaga de Santa Comba, 3000-548, Coimbra, Portugal; Faculty of Medicine of the University of Coimbra, Rua Larga, 3004-504, Coimbra, Portugal.

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May 2017

Extending Inferential Group Analysis in Type 2 Diabetic Patients with Multivariate GLM Implemented in SPM8.

Open Neuroimag J 2017 29;11:32-45. Epub 2017 May 29.

Institute for Biomedical Imaging and Life Sciences (IBILI), Faculty of Medicine, University of Coimbra, Portugal.

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May 2017

Bilateral versus ipsilesional cortico-subcortical activity patterns in stroke show hemispheric dependence.

Int J Stroke 2017 01 22;12(1):71-83. Epub 2016 Oct 22.

3 Visual Neuroscience Laboratory, CNC. IBILI, ICNAS, Faculty of Medicine, University of Coimbra, Portugal.

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January 2017

Visual Perception and Reading: New Clues to Patterns of Dysfunction Across Multiple Visual Channels in Developmental Dyslexia.

Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 2017 01;58(1):309-317

Institute for Biomedical Imaging and Life Sciences (CNC.IBILI), Faculty of Medicine, University of Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal.

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January 2017

Functional Neuroimaging in Obesity Research.

Adv Neurobiol 2017 ;19:239-248

IBILI-Institute for Biomedical Imaging and Life Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal.

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January 2017

[Anxiety in clinical settings: constructing a scale for medical students].

Acta Med Port 2014 Nov-Dec;27(6):731-6. Epub 2014 Dec 30.

Departamento de Psicologia e EducaçÉo. Unidade de InvestigaçÉo e FormaçÉo sobre Adultos e Idosos. Universidade da Beira Interior. CovilhÉ. Portugal.

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December 2016

Classification of Huntington's disease stage with support vector machines: A study on oculomotor performance.

Behav Res Methods 2016 12;48(4):1667-1677

Institute for Biomedical Imaging and Life Sciences/Faculty of Medicine, University of Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal.

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December 2016

Working memory load influences perceptual ambiguity by competing for fronto-parietal attentional resources.

Brain Res 2016 11 31;1650:142-151. Epub 2016 Aug 31.

Visual Neuroscience Laboratory - IBILI, Faculty of Medicine, University of Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal.

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November 2016

Parametric fMRI of paced motor responses uncovers novel whole-brain imaging biomarkers in spinocerebellar ataxia type 3.

Hum Brain Mapp 2016 10 7;37(10):3656-68. Epub 2016 Jun 7.

Institute for Biomedical Imaging and Life Sciences (IBILI) - Faculty of Medicine, University of Coimbra, Portugal.

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October 2016

Visual Cortex Plasticity Following Peripheral Damage To The Visual System: fMRI Evidence.

Curr Neurol Neurosci Rep 2016 10;16(10):89

Institute of Nuclear Sciences Applied to Health (ICNAS)/Institute for Biomedical Imaging and Life Sciences (CNC.IBILI), Coimbra, Portugal.

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October 2016

Relations between Cardiac and Visual Phenotypes in Diabetes: A Multivariate Approach.

PLoS One 2016 18;11(4):e0153772. Epub 2016 Apr 18.

Laboratory of Biostatistics and Medical Informatics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal.

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September 2016

Pittsburgh compound B imaging and cerebrospinal fluid amyloid-β in a multicentre European memory clinic study.

Brain 2016 09 7;139(Pt 9):2540-53. Epub 2016 Jul 7.

1 Department of Neurobiology, Care Science, and Society, Centre for Alzheimer Research, Division of Translational Alzheimer Neurobiology, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden 17 Department of Geriatric Medicine, Karolinska University Hospital Huddinge, Stockholm, Sweden

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September 2016

The ALPPS procedure for hepatocellular carcinoma larger than 10 centimeters.

Int J Surg Case Rep 2016 28;26:113-7. Epub 2016 Jul 28.

Department of Digestive Surgery, Federal University of Maranhão, São Luiz, MA, Brazil.

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September 2016

The anterior versus posterior hippocampal oscillations debate in human spatial navigation: evidence from an electrocorticographic case study.

Brain Behav 2016 Sep 27;6(9):e00507. Epub 2016 Jun 27.

Brain Imaging NetworkICNASCoimbraPortugal; Institute for Biomedical Imaging and Life SciencesCNC.IBILIUniversity of CoimbraCoimbraPortugal.

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September 2016

Three-Dimensional Face Recognition in Mild Cognitive Impairment: A Psychophysical and Structural MR Study.

J Int Neuropsychol Soc 2016 08 13;22(7):744-54. Epub 2016 Jul 13.

1Visual Neuroscience Laboratory,Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Life Sciences (CNC.IBILI),IBILI, Faculty of Medicine,University of Coimbra,Coimbra,Portugal.

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August 2016

GABA deficiency in NF1: A multimodal [11C]-flumazenil and spectroscopy study.

Neurology 2016 Aug 29;87(9):897-904. Epub 2016 Jul 29.

From the Institute for Biomedical Imaging and Life Sciences, Faculty of Medicine (I.R.V., M.P., I.B., J.R., M.C.-B.), Laboratory of Biostatistics and Medical Informatics, Faculty of Medicine (M.P., M.C.-B.), and Institute of Nuclear Sciences Applied to Health (A.J.A., N.F., M.C.-B.), University of Coimbra, Portugal; and Division of Brain Sciences (I.R.V.), Department of Medicine, Hammersmith Hospital Campus, Imperial College London, UK.

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August 2016

Distinct preference for spatial frequency content in ventral stream regions underlying the recognition of scenes, faces, bodies and other objects.

Neuropsychologia 2016 07 11;87:110-9. Epub 2016 May 11.

IBILI - Institute for Biomedical Imaging in Life Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Coimbra, Azinhaga Santa Comba - Celas, 3000-548 Coimbra, Portugal; ICNAS - Institute for Nuclear Sciences Applied to Health, Brain Imaging Network of Portugal, Portugal. Electronic address:

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July 2016

Expert Involvement Predicts mHealth App Downloads: Multivariate Regression Analysis of Urology Apps.

JMIR Mhealth Uhealth 2016 Jul 15;4(3):e86. Epub 2016 Jul 15.

Department of Urology, Erasmus University Medical Centre, Rotterdam, Netherlands.

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July 2016

A New Approach to Assess Early Progressive Loss Across Multiple Visual Channels In the Natural History of Glaucoma.

J Glaucoma 2016 06;25(6):e581-90

*Visual Neuroscience Laboratory, IBILI-Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Life Sciences, Faculty of Medicine †Center for Ophthalmology, IBILI - Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Life Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Coimbra ‡Coimbra University Hospital, Coimbra, Portugal.

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June 2016

Preserved face inversion effects in adults with autism spectrum disorder: an event-related potential study.

Neuroreport 2016 05;27(8):587-92

aVisual Neuroscience Laboratory, Institute for Biomedical Imaging and Life Science, Faculty of Medicine, University of Coimbra bNeurodevelopmental Unit and Autism of the Center of Child Development, Pediatric Hospital, Hospital Center and University of Coimbra cUniversity Clinic of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Coimbra dCenter for Research and Clinical Training, Pediatric Hospital, Hospital Center and University of Coimbra, Portugal.

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May 2016

Spontaneous Fluctuations in Sensory Processing Predict Within-Subject Reaction Time Variability.

Front Hum Neurosci 2016 9;10:200. Epub 2016 May 9.

Visual Neuroscience Laboratory, Faculty of Medicine, Institute for Biomedical Imaging and Life Sciences (IBILI), University of Coimbra Coimbra, Portugal.

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May 2016

Genetically induced impairment of retinal ganglion cells at the axonal level is linked to extrastriate cortical plasticity.

Brain Struct Funct 2016 Apr 14;221(3):1767-80. Epub 2015 Feb 14.

Visual Neuroscience Laboratory, IBILI-Institute for Biomedical Imaging and Life Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Coimbra, Azinhaga de Santa Comba, Celas, 3000-548, Coimbra, Portugal.

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April 2016

mHealth in Urology: A Review of Experts' Involvement in App Development.

PLoS One 2015 18;10(5):e0125547. Epub 2015 May 18.

Erasmus University, Erasmus Medical Centre, Rotterdam, The Netherlands.

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April 2016

Optic Disc Localization in Retinal Images Based on Cumulative Sum Fields.

IEEE J Biomed Health Inform 2016 Mar 14;20(2):574-85. Epub 2015 Jan 14.

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March 2016

Neural signals evoked by stimuli of increasing social scene complexity are detectable at the single-trial level and right lateralized.

PLoS One 2015 25;10(3):e0121970. Epub 2015 Mar 25.

IBILI-Institute for Biomedical Imaging in Life Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal; ICNAS, Brain Imaging Network of Portugal, Coimbra, Portugal.

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March 2016

The Distinct Role of the Amygdala, Superior Colliculus and Pulvinar in Processing of Central and Peripheral Snakes.

PLoS One 2015 15;10(6):e0129949. Epub 2015 Jun 15.

Institute for Biomedical Imaging in Life Sciences (IBILI), Faculty of Medicine, University of Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal.

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March 2016

Activation of Neuropeptide Y Receptors Modulates Retinal Ganglion Cell Physiology and Exerts Neuroprotective Actions In Vitro.

ASN Neuro 2015 Jul-Aug;7(4). Epub 2015 Aug 26.

Institute for Biomedical Imaging and Life Sciences (IBILI), Faculty of Medicine, University of Coimbra, 3004-548 Coimbra, Portugal CNC.IBILI, University of Coimbra, 3004-548 Coimbra, Portugal AIBILI, 3000-548 Coimbra, Portugal Center for Neuroscience and Cell Biology, University of Coimbra, 3004-504 Coimbra, Portugal

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March 2016

Quantitative evaluation of visual function 12 months after bilateral implantation of a diffractive trifocal IOL.

Eur J Ophthalmol 2015 Nov-Dec;25(6):516-24. Epub 2015 Jun 15.

Department of Ophthalmology, Centro Hospitalar e Universitário de Coimbra (CHUC), Coimbra - Portugal.

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February 2016

Visual motion imagery neurofeedback based on the hMT+/V5 complex: evidence for a feedback-specific neural circuit involving neocortical and cerebellar regions.

J Neural Eng 2015 Dec 24;12(6):066003. Epub 2015 Sep 24.

Institute for Biomedical Imaging and Life Sciences (IBILI), Faculty of Medicine, and Institute for Nuclear Sciences Applied to Health (ICNAS), University of Coimbra, Portugal. PhD Programme in Experimental Biology and Biomedicine, Center for Neuroscience and Cell Biology, University of Coimbra, Portugal.

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December 2015

Early disrupted neurovascular coupling and changed event level hemodynamic response function in type 2 diabetes: an fMRI study.

J Cereb Blood Flow Metab 2015 Oct 10;35(10):1671-80. Epub 2015 Jun 10.

Visual Neuroscience Laboratory, Institute for Biomedical Imaging and Life Sciences (IBILI), Faculty of Medicine, University of Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal.

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October 2015

Computer-aided diagnosis of Parkinson's disease based on [(123)I]FP-CIT SPECT binding potential images, using the voxels-as-features approach and support vector machines.

J Neural Eng 2015 Apr 24;12(2):026008. Epub 2015 Feb 24.

Institute for Nuclear Sciences Applied to Health (ICNAS-P), and Institute for Biomedical Imaging and Life Sciences (IBILI), Faculty of Medicine, University of Coimbra, Portugal.

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April 2015

Sildenafil Acutely Decreases Visual Responses in ON and OFF Retinal Ganglion Cells.

Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 2015 Apr;56(4):2639-48

Sorbonne Universités, UPMC Univ Paris 06, Institut de la Vision, UMR_S968, Paris, France 2INSERM, U968, Paris, France 3CNRS, UMR_7210, Paris, France 7Fondation Ophtalmologique Adolphe de Rothschild, Paris, France.

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April 2015

Evidence accumulation in obsessive-compulsive disorder: the role of uncertainty and monetary reward on perceptual decision-making thresholds.

Neuropsychopharmacology 2015 Mar 13;40(5):1192-202. Epub 2015 Mar 13.

1] Department of Psychiatry, University of Cambridge, Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge, UK [2] Behavioural and Clinical Neurosciences Institute, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK [3] Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust, Cambridge, UK.

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March 2015

Abnormal relationship between GABA, neurophysiology and impulsive behavior in neurofibromatosis type 1.

Cortex 2015 Mar 11;64:194-208. Epub 2014 Nov 11.

IBILI - Faculty of Medicine, University of Coimbra, Portugal. Electronic address:

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March 2015

Imbalance in habitual versus goal directed neural systems during symptom provocation in obsessive-compulsive disorder.

Brain 2015 Mar 6;138(Pt 3):798-811. Epub 2015 Jan 6.

1 Institute for Biomedical Imaging and Life Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Coimbra, Portugal 5 ICNAS, Brain Imaging Network of Portugal

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March 2015

Brain Activity during Lower-Limb Movement with Manual Facilitation: An fMRI Study.

Neurol Res Int 2015 2;2015:701452. Epub 2015 Feb 2.

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An exploratory study on the contribution of graduate entry students personality to the diversity of medical student populations.

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Department of Biomedical Sciences and Medicine, University of Algarve, 8005-139, Faro, Portugal,

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