Selected Publications


Botelho J., Macahdo V., Mascarenhas P., Alves R., Cavacas MA., Mendes J. J. (2019), Fine-tuning multilevel modeling of risk factors associated with nonsurgical periodontal treatment outcome, Braz. Oral Res., 33:e081 

Machado V., Botelho J., Ramos C., Proença L., Alves R., Cavacas M. A., Mendes J. J. (2019), Psychometric properties of the Brief Illness Perception Questionnaire (Brief-IPQ) in Periodontal Diseases, Journal of Clinical Periodontology.


Topete A., Serro A. P., Saramago B. (2019), Dual drug delivery from intraocular lens material for prophylaxis of endophthalmitis in cataract surgery, International Journal of Pharmaceutics, 558(10), 43-52.


Branco A. C., Moreira V., Reis J.A., Colaço R., Figueiredo-Pina C. G., Serro A. P. (2019), Influence of contact configuration and lubricating conditions on the microtriboactivity of the zirconiar-Ti6Al4V pair used in dental aplications, Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials, 91, 164-173.

https://doi: 10.1016/j.jmbbm.2018.12.009


Sena, A., Macedo, A., Ferret-Sena, V., Capela, C., Pedrosa, R. (2019), Serum Lipoprotein Profile Is Associated With Protective Effects of Oral Contraceptive Use on Multiple Sclerosis Severity: A cross-Sectional Study, Front. Neurol., 1-7.


Jorge, R., Santos, I., Teixeira, V., Teiveira, P. (2019), Does diet strictness level during weekends and holiday periods influence 1-year follow-up weight loss maintenance? Evidence from the Portuguese Weight Control Registry, Nutritional Journal, 18:3.


Botelho, J., Machado, V., Proença, L., Rua, J., Delgado, A., Mendes J. J. (2019), Cloud-based collaboration and productivity tools to enhance self-perception and self-evaluation in senior dental students: A pilot study, Eur J Dent Educ. Feb;23(1):e53-e58.


Luísa L. Gonçalves, Tânia Fernandes, Maria Alexandra Bernardo, and  José A. Brito (2018), Assessment of Human Health Risk of Toxic Elements Due to Cinnamon Ingestion in the Diet, Biological Trace Element Research, pp1-12.


Carla Viegas, Lúcia Santos, Anjos Macedo, Antonio Matos, Ana Paula Silva, Pedro Leao Neves, An Staes, Kris Gevaert, Rute Morais, Cees Vermeer, Leon J Schurgers, Dina Costa Simes (2018), Chronic Kidney Disease Circulating Calciprotein Particles and Extracellular Vesicles Promote Vascular Calcification: A Role for GRP (Gla-Rich Protein), Arteriosclerosis Thrombosis and Vascular Biology 38(3).


D. Silva, H.C. Sousa, M.H. Gil, L.F. Santos, M.G. Moutinho, A.P. Serro, B. Saramago (2018), Antibacterial layer-by-layer coatings to control drug release from soft contact lenses material; International Journal of Pharmaceutics 553(1-2), 186-200.


Ferret-Sena V., Capela C., Sena A. (2018), Metabolic dysfunction and Peroxisome Proliferator-Activated Receptors (PPAR) in Multiple Sclerosis. International Journal of Molecular Sciences,19, 1639.


Cesário, M. T., da Fonseca, M. M. R., Marques, M. M., & de Almeida, M. C. M. D. (2018), Marine algal carbohydrates as carbon sources for the production of biochemicals and biomaterials, Biotechnology Advances, 36 (3) 798-817.


Domingos, J., Dean, J., Godinho, C., Melo, F. (2018), Proliferation of Community Exercise Programs With Limited Evidence and Expertise: Safety Implications, Movement Disorders Journal.vol33, Nº 8, 1365-1366.


I. Bártolo, A.R. Diniz, P. Borrego, J.P. Ferreira, M.R. Bronze, H. Barroso, R. Pinto, C. Cardoso, J.F. Pinto, R.C. Diaz, P.G. Broncano, M.A. Muñoz-Fernández, N. Taveira (2018), Evaluation of the fusion inhibitor P3 peptide as a potential microbicide to prevent HIV transmission in women. PLoS One. 2018 Apr 18;13(4):e0195744. Erratum in: PLoS One. 2;13(5):e0197015.


Barosa R, Ramos LR, Santos CA, Pereira M, Fonseca J. (2018), Mid upper arm circumference and Powell-Tuck and Hennessy's equation correlate with body mass index and can be used sequentially in gastrostomy fed patients. Clin Nutr. 37:1584-1588.


Machado V, Mesquita MF, Bernardo MA, Casal E, Proença L, Mendes JJ. (2018), IL-6 and TNF-? salivary levels according to the periodontal status in Portuguese pregnant women. PeerJ, 6 (2018) e4710.


Machado V, Botelho J, Amaral A, Proença L, Alves R, Rua J, Cavacas MA, Delgado AS, Mendes JJ. (2018), Prevalence and extent of chronic periodontitis and its risk factors in a Portuguese subpopulation: a retrospective cross-sectional study and analysis of Clinical Attachment Loss. PeerJ, 6 (2018) e5258.


Vicente Miranda H, Szego ÉM, Oliveira LMA, Breda C, Darendelioglu E, de Oliveira RM, Ferreira DG, Gomes MA, Rott R, Oliveira M, Munari F, Enguita FJ, Simões T, Rodrigues EF, Heinrich M, Martins IC, Zamolo I, Riess O, Cordeiro C, Ponces-Freire A, Lashuel HA, Santos NC, Lopes LV, Xiang W, Jovin TM, Penque D, Engelender S, Zweckstetter M, Klucken J, Giorgini F, Quintas A, Outeiro TF. (2017) Glycation potentiates α-synuclein-associated neurodegeneration in synucleinopathies. Brain. 2017 May 1;140 (5):1399-1419.


A. Sanchez-Ferro, M. Elshehabi, C. Godinho, D. Salkovic et al., New methods for the assessment of Parkinson's disease (2005 to 2015): A systematic review, Movement Disorders, Vol.31, Nº9, 1283-1292. September 2016.



D. Silva, A. Fernandes, T. Nunes, R. Colaço, A.P. Serro; The effect of albumin and cholesterol on the biotribological behaviour of hydrogels for contact lenses, Acta Biomaterialia 26 (2015) 184-194.


GBD 2015 Healthcare Access and Quality Collaborators. 2017. Healthcare Access and Quality Index based on mortality from causes amenable to personal health care in 195 countries and territories, 1990-2015: a novel analysis from the Global Burden of Disease Study 2015. Lancet. May 18. pii: S0140-6736(17)30818-8.


C. Roma-Rodrigues, F. Pereira, A.P. Alves de Matos, M. Fernandes, P. Baptista, A. Fernandes, Smuggling gold nanoparticles across cell types - A new role for exosomes in gene silencing, Nanomedicine-Nanotechnology Biology and Medicine, Vol. 13, Nº4, 1389-1398, May 2017. 


Borrego P., Gonçalves M.F., Gomes P., Araújo L., Moranguinho I., Figueiredo I.B., Barahona I., Rocha J., Mendonça C., Cruz M.C., Barreto J., Taveira N. 2017. Assessment of the Cavidi ExaVir™ Load assay for monitoring plasma viral load in HIV-2 infected patients J Clin Microbiol. 2017 May 7.



C. Santos, J. Fonseca, E. Carolino, A. Guerreiro, Serum trace elements in dysphagic gastrostomy candidates before endoscopic gastrostomy for long term enteral feeding, Clinical Nutrition, Vol. 35, Nº3,  718-723, June 2016.


T. Monteiro, P.R. Rodrigues, A.L. Gonçalves, J.J.G. Moura, L. Añorga, E. Jubete, B. Piknova, A.N. Schechter, C.M. Silveira, M.G. Almeida (2015) Construction of effective disposable biosensors for point-of-care testing of nitrite, Talanta, 142, 246-251.


P. Borrego, R. Calado, J. M. Marcelino, P. Pereira, A. Quintas, H. Barroso, N. Taveira. An ancestral HIV-2/SIV peptide with potent HIV-1 and HIV-2 fusion inhibitor activity. AIDS. 2013 Apr 24;27(7):1081-90.



Brito, José A; Costa, Isabel M; e Silva, A. M; Marques, José M; Zagalo, Carlos M; Cavaleiro, Inês I; Fernandes, Tânia A; Gonçalves, Luísa L. (2014), Changes in bone Pb accumulation: Cause and effect of altered bone turnover, Bone, 64: 228- 234.


Botelho J, Cavacas M A, Machado V, & Mendes, J J (2017). Dental stem cells: recent progresses in tissue engineering and regenerative medicine. Annals of Medicine, 49(8):644-651.


P. Mascarenhas, B. Fatela, I. Barahona, Effect of Diabetes Mellitus Type 2 on Salivary Glucose – A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Observational Studies, PLOS ONE, Vol. 9, Nº7, e101706, July 2014.


A. Pironti, N. Pfeifer, H. Walter, B-E. Jensen, M. Zazzi, P. Gomes, R. Kaiser, T. Lengauer, Using drug exposure for predicting drug resistance - A data-driven genotypic interpretation tool, PLOS ONE, Vol. 12, Nº4, 1-27, April 2017.


Ana Lousinha, Eduardo Antunes, Gonçalo Borrecho, Maria João Oliveira, José Brito and José Martins dos Santos, Histomorphometric Evaluation of the Small Coronary Arteries in Rats Exposed to Industrial Noise, Int. J. Mol. Sci. 2015, 16, 10095-10104.


F.T. Rodrigues, Ana Paula Serro, Mário Polido, Amílcar L. Ramalho, C. Pina. Effect of bleaching teeth with hydrogen peroxide on the morphology, hydrophilicity, and mechanical and tribological properties of the enamel. Wear 374-375 (2017) 21-28.


Manso, AG; Carmo, J.; Nascimento, A.P.; Bernardo, M.A.; Brito, J.; Mesquita, M.F. Dentinal hypersensitivity: The role of salivary calcium in diagnosis, Dental Materials, Vol. 30, n. Supplem 1, p.e138-e138, 2014.


P. Branco, D. Francisco, M. Monteiro, M.G. Almeida, J. Caldeira, N. Arneborg, C. Prista, H. Albergaria, Antimicrobial properties and death-inducing mechanisms of saccharomycin, a biocide secreted by Saccharomyces cerevisiae, Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology, Vol. 101, Nº 1, 159-171, January 2017.


Pereira P.C. Milk nutritional composition and its role in human health, Nutrition, Vo. 30 (6): 619-27, June 2014.


F. Alves da Costa, C. Periquito, M. C. Carneiro, P. Oliveira, A. I. Fernandes, P. Cavaco-Silva. Potentially inappropriate medications in a sample of Portuguese nursing home residents: Does the choice of screening tools matter?, International Journal of Clinical Pharmacy, Vol. 38, 1103-1111, June 2016.