Selected Publications 2020

Indexed Publications 


Merijohn, G.K., Chambrone, L., Bodsky, A. I., Xenoudi, P. (2020) Mandibular Anterior Lingual Recession: Keratinized Tissue Grafting and Minimally Invasive Harvesting. Clinical Advances in Periodontics.

DOI: 10.1002/cap.10132


Machado, V., Carvalho, R., Mendes, J.J., Botelho, J. (2020) The Ubiquitine Proteossome System in Periodontal Disease: a comprehensive review. Frontiers in Dental Medicine.

Doi: 10.3389/fdmed.2020.613080


Matias, A., Gonçalves, M., Soeiro, C., Matos, M. (2020) Intimate Partner Homicide in Portugal: What are the (As) Symmetries Between Men and Women? European Journal on Criminal Policy and Research.

Doi: 10.1007/s710610-020-09469-w


Botelho, J., Mascarenhas, P., Mendes, J.J., Machado, V. (2020) Network Protein Interaction in Parkinson´s Disease and Periodontitis Interplay: A Preliminary Bioinformatic Analysis. Preprints2020, 2020090050



Pais, R. (2020) Simulation of multiple microenviroments shows a pivot role of RPTPs on the control of Epithelial-to-MesenchymalTransition. Biosystems, 198, 104268.

Doi: 10.1016/j.biosystems.2020.104268 


Lopes, L.B., Botelho, J., Machado, V. (2020) Severe case of delayed replantation of avulsed permanent central incisor: A case report with four-year follow-up. Medicina, 56(10), 503.

DOI: 10.3390/medicina 56100503


Jorge, R., Santos, I., Tomás, R., Silva, M. N. et al. (2020) Behavioural and psychological pretreatment predictors of short-and long-term weight loss among women with overweight and obesity. Eating and Weight Disorders – Studies on Anorexia, Bulimia and Obesity, 25: 1377-1385.

DOI: 10.1007/s40519-019-00775-9


Branco, A.C., Silva, R., Jorge, H., Santos, T. et al. (2020) Tribological performance of the pain human teeth vs 3D printed zirconia: An in vitro chewing simulation study. Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials, 110, 103900.

DOI: 10.1016/J.JMBBM.2020.103900


García-Conesa, M-T., Philippou, E., Pafilas, C., Massaro, M. et al. (2020) Exploring the validity of the 14-item mediterranean diet adherence screener (Medas): A cross-national study in seven european countries around the Mediterranean region. Nutrients, 12(10), 2960.

DOI: 10.3390/nu12102960


Topete, A., Pinto, C.A., Barroso, H., Saraiva, J.A. et al. (2020) High Hydrostatic Pressure as Sterilization Method for Drug-loaded Intraocular Lenses. ACS Biomaterials Science and Engineering, 6,7 4051-4061.

DOI: 10.1021/acsbiomaterials.0c00412


Laranjo, A., Brito, M., Nunes, G., Santos, C. A. et al. (2020) Feasibility, safety and outcome of endoscopic gastrostomy in patients with esophageal cancer.Nutrition Hospitalaria, 37(4), 660-666.

DOI: 10.20960/nh.03024


Cunha-Santos, C., Perdigão, P.R.L., Martim, F., Oliveira, J.G. et al. (2020) Inhibition of HIV replication through siRNA carried by CXCR4-targeted chimeric nanobody. Cell Mol life Sci 77(14): 2859-2870.

DOI: 10.1007/s00018-019-03334-8


Balsa, J., Félix, I., Cláudio, A. P., Carmo, M. B. et al. (2020) Usability of an Intelligent Virtual Assistant for Promoting Behavior Change and Self-Care in Older People with Type 2 Diabetes. Journal of Medical Systems 44:130.

DOI: 10.1007/s10916-020-01583-w


Ferreira, C., Almeida, C., Tenreiro, S., Quintas, A. (2020) Neuroprotection or neurotoxicity of illicit drugs on Parkinson´s disease. Life, 10(6), 86.

DOI: 10.3390/life10060086

2021 Best Paper Award  


Oliveira, J., Cabral, A.C., Lavrador, M., Costa, F. A. et al. (2020) Contribution of different patient information sources to create the best possible medication history. Acta Médica Portuguesa, 33(6), 384-389.

DOI: 10.20344/amp.12082


Nunes, B., Nolasco, P., Serro, A. P. Alves, E. et al. (2020) Nanostructured c-Si surfaces obtained by sequential ion implantation of C+ and Ti+: Tribophysical and structural characterization. Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section B, 471, 69-75.

DOI: 10.1016/j.nimb.2020.03.027


Paixão, C., Dias, C. M., Jorge, R., Carraça, E. V. et al. (2020) Successful weight loss maintenance: A systematic review of weight control registries. Obesity Reviews, 21(5), e13003.

DOI: 10.1111/obr.13003


Cardoso, J., Almeida, T. C., Ramos, C., Sousa, S. et al. (2020) Bidirectional relationship between perceived stress and insomnia symptoms: the role of coping and quality of life. Sleep and Biological Rhythms.

DOI: 10.1007/s41105-020-00284-8


Brito, M., Nunes, G., Pinto Marques, P., Canhoto, M. et al. (2020) A unique case of recurrent upper gastrointestinal bleeding caused by two metachronous dieulafoy´s lesions: The role of eus evaluation. GE Portuguese Journal of Gastroenterology.

DOI: 10.1159/000510027


De Mello-Sampayo, C., Vaz, A.R., Henriques, S. C., Fernandes, A. et al. (2020) Designer Cathinones N-Ethylhexedrone and Buphedrone show diferente in vitro neurotoxicity and mice behaviour impairment neurotoxicity research.

DOI: 10.1007/s12640-020-00229-6


Botelho, J., Machado, V., Hussain, S. B., Zehra, S. A. et al. (2020) Periodontitis and circulating blood cells profiles: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Experimental Hematology, 1-13.

DOI: 10.1016/J.EXPHEM.2020.10.001 


Aguiar, J. P., Bernardo, C., Marques, J. G., Leufkens, H.  G. M., da Costa, F. A. (2020) A set of patient-related features to foster safe prescribing of specific antipsychotics in the elderly with dementia. Frontiers in Psychiatry-Aging Psychiatry.


Neves, J., Botelho, J., Machado, M., Proença, L. et al. (2020) Validation of the Third Molar Maturation Index (I3M) to assess the legal adult age in the Portuguese population. Scientific Reports, 10:18466.

DOI: 10.1038/s41598-020-75324-x


Palladino, C., Ezeonwumelu, I.J., Mate-Cano, I., Borrego, P. et al. (2020) Epidemic history and baseline resistance to NS5A-specific acting drugs of hepatitis C virus in Spain. Scientific Reports, 10:13024.

DOI: 10.1038/s41598-020-69692-7


da Costa, N.F., Fernandes, A. I., Pinto, J.F. (2020) Measurement of the amorphous fraction of olanzapine incorporated  in a co-amorphous formulation. International Journal of Pharmaceutics, 588, 119716.

DOI: 10.1016/j.ijpharm.2020.119716


Topete, A., Tang, J., Ding, X., Filipe, H. P. et al. (2020) Dual drug delivery from hydrophobic and hydrophilic intraocular lenses: in-vitro and in-vivo studies. Journal of Controlled Release, 326, 245-255.

DOI: 10.1016/j.jconrel.2020.07.020 


Rodrigues, I., Guedes, M., Olhero, S., Chefdor, A. et al. (2020) Development of free binder zirconia-based pastes for the production of dental pieces by robocasting. Journal of Manufacturing Processes, 57, 1-9.

DOI: 10.10167j.jmapro.2020.06.015


Dias, M.R., Ferreira, A., Pires, M.C., Alves, V., Delgado, A. (2020) Orthodontic Smile: A New Categorization of the Perfect Smile. European Journal of General Dentistry, 9 (3), 129-133.

DOI: 10.4103/ejgd.ejgd_157_20  


Imfeld-Isenegger, T.L., Soares, I.B., Makovec, U.N., Horvat, N. et al. (2020) Community pharmacist-led medication review procedures across Europe: Characterization, implementation and remuneration. Research in Social and Administrative Pharmacy, 16(8), 1057-1066.

DOI: 10.1016/j.sapharm.2019.11.002


Branco, A.C., Colaço, R., Figueiredo-Pina, C., Serro, A.P. (2020) A State-of-the-Art Review on the Wear of the Occlusal Surfaces of Natural Teeth and Prosthetic Crowns. Materials, 13(16), 3525.

DOI: 10.3390/ma13163525


Bandarra, S., Mascarenhas, P., Luís, A.R., Catrau, M. et al. (2020) In vitro and in sílico evaluations of resin-based dental restorative material toxicity. Clinical Oral Investigations, 24(8), 2691-2700.

DOI: 10.1007/s00784-019-03131-4


Miranda, C.C., Barata, T., Vaz, S.H., Ferreira, C. et al. (2020) hiPSC-Based Model of Prenatal Exposure to Cannabinoids: Effect on Neuronal Differentiation. Frontiers in Molecular Neuroscience, 13, 1-11.

DOI: 10.3389/fnmol.2020.00119


Colaço, R., Serro, A.P. (2020) Nanoscale wear of hard materials: An overview. Current Opinion in Colloid and Interface Science, 47 118-125.

DOI: 10.1016/j.cocis.2020.01.001


Cunha, S., Antunes, E., Antoniou, S., Tiago, S. et al. (2020) Raising awareness and early detection of atrial fibrillation, an experience resorting to mobile technology centred on informed individuals. Reseach in Social and Administrative Pharmacy, 16 (6), 787-792.

DOI: 10.1016/j.sapharm.2019.08.036


Pais, R.J., Sharara, F., Zmuidinaite, R., Butler, S. et al. (2020) Bioinformatic identification of euploid and aneuploid embryo secretome signatures in IVF culture media based on MALDI-ToF mass spectrometry. Journal of Assisted Reproduction and Genetics.

DOI: 10.1007/s10815-020-01890-8


Ribeiro, N., Mota-Filipe, H., Guerreiro, M. P., da Costa, F. A. (2020) Primary health care policy and vision for community pharmacy and pharmacists in Portugal. Pharmacy Practice, 18(3):2043, 1-7.

DOI: 10.18549/PharmPract.2020.3.2043


Soares, I.B., Imfeld-Isenegger, T.L., Makovec, U.N., Horvat, N. et al. (2020) A survey to assess the availability, implementation rate and remuneration of pharmacist-led cognitive services throughout Europe. Research in Social and Administrative Pharmacy, 16(1), 41-47.

DOI: 10.1016/j.sapharm.2019.02.002


Roig, E., Garza, L.C., Álvarez-Maldonado, N., Maia, P. et al. (2020) In vitro comparison of the accuracy of four intraoral scanners and three conventional impression methods for two neighboring implants, PLoS ONE, 15(2), e0228266.

DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0228266


Pereira, G.G., Figueiredo, S., Fernandes, A.I., Pinto, J.F. (2020) Polymer selection for hot-melt extrusion coupled to fused deposition modelling in Pharmaceutics, Pharmaceutics, 12 (9), 795, 1-63.

DOI: 10.3390/pharmaceutics12090795


Lopes, L., Paredes, F., Pimenta, A., Carpinteiro, I. (2020) Management of an Unsuccessful Regenerative Endodontic Procedure after Tooth Fracture: A Case Report. Dentistry Journal, 8(3), 94.

DOI: 10.3390/dj8030094


Domingos, J., Capato, T., Almeida, L., Godinho, C. et al. (2020) The European Physiotherapy Guideline for Parkinson´s Disease: translation for non-English speaking countries. Journal of Neurology, 1-5.

DOI: 10.1007/s00415-020-10132-x


Taku, K., Tedeschi, R. G., Shakespeare-Finch, J., Krosch, D. et al.  (2020) Posttraumatic growth (PTG) and posttraumatic depreciation (PTD) across ten countries: Global validation of the PTG-PTD theoretical model. Personality and Individual Differences, 110222. 

DOI: 10.1016/j.paid.2020.110222


Lyra, P., Machado, V., Proença, L., Domingos, J. et al. (2020) Parkinson’s Disease, Periodontitis and patient-related outcomes: a cross-sectional study. Medicina, 56, 383.

DOI: 10.3390/medicina56080383


Botelho, J., Lyra, P., Proença, L., Godinho, C. et al. (2020) Relationship between blood and standard biochemistry levels with Periodontitis in Parkinson’s Disease patients: data from the NHANES 2011-2012. Journal of Personalized Medicine, 10(3), 69.

DOI: 10.3390/jpm10030069


Machado, V., Botelho, J., Proença, L., Mendes, J.J. (2020) Comparisons of Periodontal Status Between Females Referenced for Fertility Treatment and Fertile Counterparts: A Pilot Case-Control Study. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 17(15), 5281.



Machado, V., Proença, L., Morgado, M., Mendes, J.J., Botelho, J. (2020) Accuracy of panoramic radiograph for diagnosing periodontitis comparing to clinical examination. Journal of Clinical Medicine, 9(7), 2313.



Machado, V., Lobo, S., Proença, L. Mendes, J.J., Botelho J. (2020) Vitamin D and Periodontitis: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Nutrients, 12, 2177.



Botelho, J., Machado, V., Proença, L., Oliveira, M.J. et al. (2020) Perceived xerostomia, stress and periodontal status impact on elderly oral health-related quality of life: findings from a cross-sectional survey. BMC Oral Health 20, 199.

DOI: 10.1186/s12903-020-01183-7


Pereira, G.M., Pereira, S.S., Santos, M., Brito, J. et al. (2020) Effects of high-intensity infrasound on liver lipid contente of rate. Heliyon, 6, e04383.

DOI: 10.1016/j.heliyon.2020.e04383


Silva, D., Sousa, H.C., Gil, M.H., Santos, L.F. et al. (2020) Diclofenac sustained release from sterilised soft contact lens materials using na optimised layer-by-layer coating. International Journal of Pharmaceutics, vol. 585, 119506.

DOI: 10.1016/j.ijpharm.2020.119506


Xavier, I., Ettinger, R.L., Proença, L., Botelho, J. et al. (2020) Geriatric Dentistry curriculum in six continents. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 17, 4682.

DOI: 10.3390/ijerph17134682


Machado, V., Lopes, J., Patrão, M., Botelho, J. et al. (2020) Validity of the association between periodontitis and female infertility conditions: a concise review. Reproduction 

DOI: 10.1530/REP-20-0176


Pereira, D., Machado, V., Botelho, J., Proença, L. et al. (2020) Comparison of Pain Perception between Clear Aligners and Fixed Appliances: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. Applied Sciences, 10, 4276.

DOI: 10.3390/app10124276


Machado, V., Botelho, J., Proença, L., Mendes, J.J. (2020) Self-reported illness perception and oral health related quality of life predict adherence to initial periodontal treatment. Journal of Clinical Periodontology. 

DOI: 10.1111/JCPE.13337


Machado, V., Escalda, C., Proença, L., Mendes, J.J., Botelho, J. (2020) Is there a bidirectional association between polycystic ovarian syndrome and periodontitis? A systematic review and meta-analysis. Journal of Clinical Medicine, 9, 1961.

DOI: 10.139/jcm9061961


Neves, J.A., Antunes-Ferreira, N., Machado, V., Botelho, J. et al. (2020) Sex prediction based on mesiodistal width data in the Portuguese population. Applied Sciences, 10(12), 4156.

DOI: 10.3390/app10124156


Lopes, L., Themudo, R., Botelho, J., Machado, V. (2020) Oral and dental abnormalities caused by a pediatric rhabdomyosarcoma tumor treatment: a clinical case report. Dentistry Journal, 8(2), 59.

DOI: 10.3390/dj8020059


Nunes, P., Correia, I., Marques, F., Matos, A., Correia dos Santos, M. et al. (2020) Copper complexes with 1,10-phenanthroline derivatives: underlying factors affecting their cytotoxicity. Inorganic Chemistry, 59(13), 9116-9134.

DOI: 10.1021/acs.inorgchem.0c00925


Ramalho, R., Rao, M., Zhang, C., Agrati, C. et al. (2020) Immunometabolism: new insights and lessons from antigen-directed cellular immune responses. Seminars in Immunopathology.

DOI: 10.1007/s00281-020-00798-w


Nunes, G., Fonseca, J., Barata, A. T., Dinis-Ribeiro, M., Pimentel-Nunes, P. (2020) Nutritional Support of Cancer Patients without Oral Feeding: How to Select the Most Effective Technique? GE Portuguese Journal Gastroenterology, 27, 172-184.

DOI: 10.1159/000502981


Brito, M., Nunes, G., Fonseca, J. (2020) Comment to “ESPEN guideline on clinical nutrition in acute and chronic pancreatitis. Clinical Nutrition.

DOI: 10.1016/j.clnu.2020.05.035


Machado, V., Aguilera, E., Botelho, J., Hussain, S. B. et al. (2020) Association between Periodontitis and High Blood Pressure: Results from the Study of Periodontal Health in Almada-Seixal (SoPHiAS). J. Clin. Med. 9, 1585.

DOI: 10.3390/jcm9051585


Botelho, J., Machado, V., Proença, L., Delgado, A. S., Mendes, J.J. (2020) Vitamin D Deficiency and Oral Health: A Comprehensive Review. Nutrients, 12, 1471.

DOI: 10.3390/nu12051471


Aguiar, J.P., da Costa, F.A., Egberts, T., Leufkens, H., Souverein, P. (2020) The association between receptor binding affinity and metabolic side effect profile of antipsychotics and major cardio-and cerebrovascular events: A case/non-case study using vigiBase. European Neuropsychopharmacology, 1-9.

DOI: 10.1016/j.euroneuro.2020.03.022


Tzou, P.l., Descamps, D., Rhee, S-Y., Raugi, D.N. et al. (2020) Expanded Spectrum of Antiretroviral-selected Mutations in Human Immunodeficiency Virus Type 2. The Journal of Infectious Diseases, jiaa026.

DOI: 10.1093/infdis/jiaa026


Moranguinho, I., Borrego, P., Gonçalves, F., Gomes, P. et al. (2020) Genotypic resistance profiles of HIV-2-infected patients from Cape Verde failing first-line antiretroviral therapy. AIDS 34(3), 483-486.

DOI: 10.1097/QAD.0000000000002431


Deng, X., Achari, A., Federman, S. et al. (2020) Metagenomic sequencing with spiked primer enrichment for viral diagnostics and genomic surveillance. Nat Microbiol 5, 443–454.

DOI: 10.1038/s41564-019-0637-9


Adeoye, O., Bártolo, I., Conceição, J., da Silva, A.B. et al. (2020) Pyromellitic dianhydride crosslinked soluble cyclodextrin polymers: Synthesis, lopinavir release from sub-micron sized particles and anti-HIV-1 activity.  Int J Pharm. 583:119356.

DOI: 10.1016/j.ijpharm.2020.119356


Alves, A.J.S., Alves, N.G., Caratão, C.C., Esteves, M.I.M. et al. (2020) Spiro-Lactams as Novel Antimicrobial Agents. Curr. Top. Med. Chem. 20(2): 140-152.

DOI: 10.2174/1568026619666191105110049


Kinyoki, D.K., Ross, J.M., Lazzar-Atwood, A. et al. (2020) Mapping local patterns of childhood overweight and wasting in low- and middle-income countries between 2000 and 2017. Nat Med 26, 750–759.

DOI: 10.1038/s41591-020-0807-6


Bijlsma, L., Celma, A., Castiglioni, S., Salgueiro-González, N. et al. (2020) Monitoring psychoactive substance use at six European festivals through wastewater and pooled urine analysis. Science of the Total Environment, vol.725, 138376.

DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2020.138376


Pimentel, V., Pingarilho, M., Alves, D., Diogo, I. et al. (2020) Molecular Epidemiology of HIV-1 Infected Migrants Followed Up in Portugal: Trends between 2001-2017. Viruses, 12(3), 268.

DOI: 10.3390/v12030268


Calado, R., Duarte, J., Borrego, P., Marcelino, J.M. et al. (2020) A Prime-Boost Immunization Strategy with Vaccinia Virus Expressing Novel gp 120 Envelope Glycoprotein from a CRF02_AG Isolate Elicits Cross-Clade Tier 2 HIV-1 Neutralizing Antibodies. Vaccines 8(2), 171.

DOI: 10.3390/vaccines8020171


Laronha, H., Caldeira, J. Structure and Function of Human Matrix Metalloproteinases. Cells 2020, 9(5), 1076.

DOI: 10.3390/cells9051076


Duarte, A.C., Cordeiro, A., Loureiro, M.J., Ferreira, F. (2020) Pulmonary veno-occlusive disease: a probably underdiagnosed cause of pulmonary hypertension in systemic sclerosis. Clin Rheumatol. 39(5):1687-1691.

DOI: 10.1007/s10067-020-04953-4. 


Ponte, C., Khmelinskii, N., Teixeira, V., Luz, K., et al. (2020) - the Portuguese vasculitis registry. Orphanet J Rare Dis.15(1):110.

DOI: 10.1186/s13023-020-01381-0


Silva, Z., Ferro, T., Almeida, D., Soares, H. et al. (2020) MHC Class I Stability is Modulated by Cell Surface Sialylation in Human Dendritic Cells. Pharmaceutics, 12(3), 249. 

DOI: 10.3390/pharmaceutics12030249


Barbero-Navarro, I., Irigoyen-Camacho, M.E., Castano-Selquer, A., Zepeda-Zepeda, M.A. et al. (2020) In vitro study of the periapical sealing ability of three root canal sealing cement. SRM J Res Dent Sci. 10, 173-177.

DOI: 10.4103/srmjrds_72_19


Dias, M.R., Ferreira, A., Pires, M.C., Nunes, I. et al. The Phantasmatic Mind and the Superstitious Parts of the Tattooed Body. EC Psychology and Psychiatry 9.2:  01-07.


Perdigão, J., Modesto, A., Pereira, A.L., Neto, O. et al. (2020) Whole-genome sequencing resolves a polyclonal outbreak by extended-spectrum beta-lactam and cabapenem-resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae in a Portuguese tertiary-care hospital. Microbial Genomics, 1-15.

DOI: 10.1099/mgen.0.000349


Costa, P., Tasker, F., Ramos, C., Leal, I. (2020) Psychometric properties of the parent´s versions of the SDQ and the PANAS-X in a community sample of Portuguese parents. Clinical Child Psychology and Psychiatry, vol. 25(2), 520-532.

DOI: 10.1177/1359104519891759


Almeida, T. C., Ramos, C., Brito, J., Cardoso, J. (2020) The juvenile victimization questionnaire: Psychometric properties and poly-victimization among Portuguese youth. Children and Youth Services Review, vol.113, 105001.

DOI: 10.1016/j.childyouth.2020.105001


da Costa, F. A., Martins, A. P., Veiga, F., Ramalhinho, I. et al. (2020) Development of a Platform to Align Education and Practice: Bridging Academia and the Profession in Portugal. Pharmacy 8(1), 11.

DOI: 10.3390/pharmacy8010011 


da Costa, F.A., Mala-Ladova, K., Lee, V., Tou, S. et al. (2020) Awareness campaigns of atrial fibrillation as an opportunity for early detection by pharmacists: an international cross-sectional study. J Thromb Thrombolysis 49, 606–617.

DOI: 10.1007/s11239-019-02000-x


da Costa, F.A., Rydant, S., Antoniou, S. (2020) The patient pathway in cardiovascular care: A position paper from the International Pharmacists for Anticoagulation Care Taskforce (iPACT), J Eval Clin Pract. 26, 670-681.

DOI:  10.1111/jep.13316


Laronha, H., Carpinteiro, I., Portugal, J., Azul, A., Polido, M. et al. (2020) Challenges in Matrix Metalloproteinases Inhibiton, Biomolecules, 10(5), 717.

DOI: 10.3390/biom10050717  


Salvado, F., Nobre, M., Gomes, J., Maia, P. (2020) Necrotizing Sialometaplasia and Bulimia: A Case Report, Medicina, 56 (4), 188.

DOI: 10.3390/medicina56040188


Botelho, J., Machado, V., Proença, L.,  Mendes, J. J. (2020) The 2018 periodontitis case definition improves accuracy performance of full-mouth partial diagnostic protocols, Scientific Reports, 10:7093.  

DOI: 10.1038/s41598-020-63700-6


Martins, R., Caldeira, J., Lopes, I., Mendes, J.J. (2020) Improving teeth aesthetics using a spatially shared-parameters model for independent regular lattices, Journal of Applied Statistics.

DOI: 10.1080/02664763.2020.1724273


Busila, M., Tabacaru, A., Mussat, V., Vasile, B. S. et al. (2020) Sized-Dependent Biological Activities of Fluorescent Organosilane-Modified Zinc Oxide Nanoparticles, Journal of Biomedical Nanotechnology, vol. 16, 2, 137-152.



Silva, J. C., Moura, C. S., Borrecho, G., Alves de Matos, A. P. et al. (2020) Effects of glycosaminoglycan supplementation in the chondrogenic differentiation of bone marrowand synovial- derived mesenchymal stem/stromal cells on 3D-extruded poly (ε-caprolactone) scaffolds, International Journal of Polymeric Materials and Polymeric Biomaterials.

DOI: 10.1080/00914037.2019.1706511


Zagalo, L., Gomes, J., Lesyshyn, V., Maia, P., Marques, J. (2020) Large Maxillary Cyst Decompression, two case reports, Paripex – Indian Journal of Research, vol. 9, 1, 58-60.

DOI: 10.36106/paripex


Oliveira, A. S., Schweizer S., Nolasco, P., Barahona I. et al. (2020) Tough and Low Friction Polyvinyl Alcohol Hydrogels Loaded with Anti-inflammatories for Cartilage Replacement, Lubricants, 8, 36.



Machado, V., Botelho, J., Lopes, J., Patrão, M. et al. (2020) Periodontitis Impact in Interleukin-6 Serum Levels in Solid Organ Transplanted Patients: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis, Diagnostics (Basel). 27;10(4).

DOI: 10.3390/diagnostics10040184


Machado, V., Botelho, J., Albernaz J.N., Proença, L. et al. (2020) The prevalence of periodontal diseases in Portugal and correspondent digital awareness for the period 2004-2017: analysis of data from Global Burden of Disease and Google Trends, Rev Port Estomatol Med Dent Cir Maxilofac. 61.

DOI: 10.24873/j.rpemd.2020.03.693


Hussain, S.B., Botelho, J., Machado, V. Zehra S.A. et al. (2020) Is there a bidirectional association between rheumatoid arthritis and periodontitis? A systematic review and meta-analysis, Seminars in Arthritis and Rheumatism, 1-9.

DOI: 10.1016/j.semarthrit.2020.01.009


Botelho, J., Machado, V., Proença, L. et al. (2020) The impact of nonsurgical periodontal treatment on oral health-related quality of life: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Clin Oral Invest., 24, 585–596.

DOI: 10.1007/s00784-019-03188-1


Sousa, F., Machado, V., Botelho, J., Proença, L. et al. (2020) Effect of A-PRF Application on Palatal Wound Healing after Free Gingival Graft Harvesting: A Prospective Randomized Study. European Journal of Dentistry, 14(1):63-69.

DOI: 10.1055/s-0040-1702259


Machado, V., Botelho, J., Mascarenhas, P., Mendes, J.J., Delgado, A. (2020) A systematic review and meta-analysis on Bolton's ratios: Normal occlusion and malocclusion. Journal of orthodontics, 47(1):7-29. 

DOI: 10.1177/1465312519886322


Silva, J.C., Moura, C.S., Borrecho, G. Matos, A.P. et al. (2020) Extruded Bioreactor Perfusion Culture Supports the Chondrogenic Differentiation of Human Mesenchymal Stem/Stromal Cells in 3D Porous Poly(ɛ-Caprolactone) Scaffolds, Biotechnology Journal, 15, 1900078.

DOI: 10.1002/biot.201900078


Matias, A., Gonçalves, M., Soeiro, C., Matos, M. (2020) Intimate partner homicide: A meta-analysis of risk factors, Aggression and Violent Behavior, vol 50, 101358.

DOI: 10.1016/j.avb.2019.101358


Saramago, M.A., Cardoso, J., Leal, I. (2020) Victim Crossover Index Offending Patterns and Predictors in a Portuguese Sample Sexual Abuse, Journal of Research and Treatment, 32(1):101-124.

DOI: 10.1177/1079063218800472


Nunes, G., Fonseca, C., Patita, M., Aleixo M.J. et al. (2020) Diffuse advanced hepatocellular carcinoma after HCV eradication in an HIV-infected patient: A unique complete response to sorafenib, Turk J Gastroenterol., 31(2): 184–186.

DOI: 10.5152/tjg.2020.181044


Lousinha, A., Pereira, G., Borrecho, G., Brito, J. et al. (2020) Atrial fibrosis and decreased connexin 43 in rat hearts after exposure to high-intensity infrasound, Experimental and Molecular Pathology, vol 114, 104409.

DOI: 10.1016/j.yexmp.2020.104409


Vasconcelos e Cruz, J., Polido, M., Brito, J., Gonçalves, L.L. (2020) Dentin bonding and SEM analysis of a new experimental universal adhesive system containing a dendrimer, Polymers (Basel). 12(2): 461.

DOI: 10.3390/polym12020461


Branco, A.C., Silva, R., Santos, T., Jorge H. et al. (2020) Suitability of 3D printed pieces of nanocrystalline zirconia for dental applications, Dental Materials, vol 36, 3, 442-455.

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Esteves, G., Ferreira, J., Afonso, R. Martins, C. et al. (2020) HDAC Overexpression in a NUT Midline Carcinoma of the Parotid Gland with Exceptional Survival: A Case Report, Head and Neck Pathology.

DOI: 10.1007/s12105-020-01130-6


Viana Baptista, S.I.R., Lott, D.G., Almeida, S.C.C., et al. (2020) Preoperative Voice Characteristics in Thyroid Patients, Journal of Voice, S0892-1997(19)30469-2.

DOI: 10.1016/j.jvoice.2019.12.024


Figueiredo, A., Costa, I., Fernandes, T., Gonçalves L.L., Brito, J. (2020) Food Supplements for Weight Loss: Risk Assessment of Selected Impurities, Nutrients Volume 12, Issue 4, 954.

DOI: 10.3390/nu12040954


Non-Indexed Publications 


Schinini, G., Sales, D., Gómez, M.V., Romanelli, H. J., Chambrone, L. (2020) Healing of donor sites of connective tissue grafts harvested by the single incision technique. A randomized clinical trial evaluating the use of collagen hemostatic sponge with or without sutures. Journal of Periodontology, 1-8.

DOI: 10.1002/JPER.20-0645 


Dias, M.R., Antunes, A., Dias, A., Duarte, B. et al. (2020) Simulacro Odontopediátrico com recurso à estratégia de ensino roleplaying em educação para a saúde oral. Sapientiae, v.6, nº 1, 86-96.

DOI: 10.37293/sapientiae61.08


Dias, M.R., Ahmad, S., Dias ds Santos, H., Pires, M.C. et al. (2020) The Anthropomorphized Emotional Profile of a (Un) Healthy Tooth. European Scientific Journal, Vol.16, No 26.  

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