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Identification

Personal identification

Full name
João Ruben Lucas Mota Perdigão

Citation names

  • Perdigão, João

Author identifiers

Ciência ID
991C-F26A-9843
ORCID iD
0000-0002-0339-1305
Scopus Author Id
24723211800

Email addresses

  • jperdigao@ff.ulisboa.pt (Professional)

Telephones

Telephone
  • (+351) 217946440 (Professional)
  • (+351) 217946400 Ext.: 14263/2 (Professional)

Addresses

  • Instituto para Investigação do Medicamento - iMed.ULisboa, Faculdade de Farmácia da Universidade de Lisboa. Av. das Forças Armadas, 1649-019, Lisboa, Lisboa, Portugal (Professional)

Knowledge fields

  • Medical and Health Sciences - Health Sciences - Infectious Diseases

Languages

Language Speaking Reading Writing Listening Peer-review
English Proficiency (C2) Proficiency (C2) Proficiency (C2) Proficiency (C2) Proficiency (C2)
Education
Degree Classification
2013
Concluded
Doutoramento em Farmácia, especialidade de Microbiologia (Doutoramento)
Universidade de Lisboa Faculdade de Farmácia, Portugal
"Molecular and genomic Epidemiology of Multidrug Resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis Isolates in Lisbon, Portugal" (THESIS/DISSERTATION)
Distinção e Louvor (Unanimidade))
2011
Concluded
Pathogen Genomic Epidemiology (Short-course 2 days) (Outros)
London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, United Kingdom
"n/a" (THESIS/DISSERTATION)
n/a
2008
Concluded
Mestrado em Biologia Molecular e Genética / Masters Degree in Molecular Biology and Genetics (Mestrado)
Universidade de Lisboa Faculdade de Ciências, Portugal
"Tuberculose Multirresistente em Lisboa" (THESIS/DISSERTATION)
18 (Excellent)
2006
Concluded
Curso Pós-Graduado de Especialização em Biologia / Post-Graduate Course on Biology Specialization (Pós-Graduação)
Universidade de Lisboa Faculdade de Ciências, Portugal
"Caracterização de estirpes de <i>Mycobacterium tuberculosis</i> por análise mutacional dos genes associados à resistência / Characterization of <i>Mycobacterium tuberculosis</i> strains by mutational analysis of resistance-associated genes" (THESIS/DISSERTATION)
19
2005
Concluded
Biologia Microbiana e Genética / Microbial Biology and Genetics (Licenciatura)
Universidade de Lisboa Faculdade de Ciências, Portugal
"-" (THESIS/DISSERTATION)
15
Affiliation

Science

Category
Host institution
Employer
2019/06/17 - Current Contracted Researcher (Research) Universidade de Lisboa Faculdade de Farmácia, Portugal
Universidade de Lisboa Instituto de Investigação do Medicamento, Portugal

Others

Category
Host institution
Employer
2022 - Current Co-Editor of Special Issue “Detection and Surveillance of Mycobacterium tuberculosis” in Diagnostics MDPI AG, Switzerland
2021/01/01 - Current Editorial Board Member of Diagnostics Journal (MDPI group), Switzerland. MDPI AG, Switzerland
2017/01/01 - Current Curator Tuberculosis International Database CPLP-TB Universidade de Lisboa Faculdade de Farmácia, Portugal
Universidade de Lisboa Faculdade de Farmácia, Portugal
2014/12/01 - 2019/06/16 Post-Doctoral Fellow FCT Universidade de Lisboa Faculdade de Farmácia, Portugal
Universidade de Lisboa Instituto de Investigação do Medicamento, Portugal
2014/02/01 - 2014/11/30 Post-Doctoral Researcher Universidade de Lisboa Faculdade de Farmácia, Portugal
2009/03/01 - 2013/07/01 Research Assistant / PhD Student Universidade de Lisboa Faculdade de Farmácia, Portugal
2005/09/01 - 2009/02/28 Researcher Universidade de Lisboa Faculdade de Farmácia, Portugal
Projects

Contract

Designation Funders
2020/01/01 - Current Advancing drug discovery by synthetic modifications of natural shikimic acid
NA
Researcher
Balgarska academija na naukite, Bulgaria
Fond Nauchni Izsledvaniya
Ongoing
2018/06/01 - 2021/05/31 Target@TB. Explorando uma nova ferramenta química para desvendar novas terapias e alvos moleculares na tuberculose
PTDC/MED-FAR/30266/2017
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
Ongoing
2015/05/01 - 2017/04/30 Morbility and Nature of Non-Tuberculous Mycobacteria (NTM) Infections in a cohort of Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) infected patients
PGG/064/2014
Principal investigator
Universidade de Lisboa Instituto de Investigação do Medicamento, Portugal
Gilead Sciences Lda
Concluded
2015/03/01 - 2017/02/28 Transcriptomic profiling of clinical Mycobacterium tuberculosis strains: global transcriptomic response towards drug exposure and metabolic shift towards latency
NA
Principal investigator
Universidade de Lisboa Instituto de Investigação do Medicamento, Portugal
European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases
Concluded
2012/03/21 - 2015/09/30 Epidemiologia molecular, resistência aos antibacilares e patogénese do VIH e da tuberculose em Angola: o Coorte Perinatal de VIH de Angola (APEHC)
PTDC/SAU-EPI/122400/2010
Egas Moniz Cooperativa de Ensino Superior CRL, Portugal
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
Concluded
2010/01/01 - 2012/01/01 Diagnostics and Molecular Epidemiology of M/XDR-TB in Greater Lisbon: early detection in preventing the emergence and dissemination of extensively drug resistant M. tuberculosis strains
FCG SDH49, P-99934
Researcher
Universidade Nova de Lisboa Instituto de Higiene e Medicina Tropical, Portugal
Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian
Concluded
2008/01/01 - 2011/06/30 Dinâmica fisiológica e mutacional da resistência aos antibióticos em Mycobacterium tuberculosis: a emergência da Tuberculose Multi-Resistente.
PTDC/BIA-MIC/71280/2006
Universidade Nova de Lisboa Instituto de Higiene e Medicina Tropical, Portugal

Universidade Nova de Lisboa Unidade de Ensino e Investigação de Parasitologia Médica, Portugal
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
Concluded

Other

Designation Funders
2018/09/01 - 2019/12/31 NanoBaR – Development of an advanced topical insulin formulation for skin burn regeneration: an experimental approach from fundamental research to translational research
NA
Researcher
Universidade de Lisboa Instituto de Investigação do Medicamento, Portugal
Universidade de Lisboa Instituto de Investigação do Medicamento
Concluded
Outputs

Publications

Conference poster
  1. Modesto AM; Charleston J; Florez de Sessions P; Hibberd, M.L.; Clark, T.G.; Perdigão, João; Duarte, Aida. "blaCTX-M-15 dissemination across multiple plasmidic scaffolds among multidrug resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae clinical isolates". Paper presented in 29th ECCMID, 2019.
  2. Perdigão, João; Silva, C.; Diniz, Jaciara de Lourdes do Carmo Guimarães; Pereira, C.; Machado, Diana; Ramos, J.; Silva Fe; et al. "Mycobacterium tuberculosis genetic diversity and drug resistance across Portuguese-speaking countries and CPLP-TB: a novel framework and surveillance tool for the Lusophone community". Paper presented in 29th ECCMID, 2019.
  3. Perdigão, João; Modesto, AM.; Pereira, A.; Neto, O.; Matos, V.; Godinho, A.; Charleston J; et al. "Whole genome sequencing based analysis of a multiclonal beta-lactam and carbapenem resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae in a tertiary care hospital in Lisbon, Portugal". Paper presented in 29th ECCMID, 2019.
  4. Modesto, AM.; Charleston, J.; Florez de Sessions P; Hibberd, M.; Clark, T.G.; Duarte, Aida; Perdigão, João. "Emergence of arr2 ribosyl transferase in Klebsiella pneumoniae clinical isolates in Portugal and additional rifampicin resistance mechanisms in Acinetobacter baumannii, Escherichia coli and Pseudomonas aeruginosa mutants". Paper presented in 29th ECCMID, 2019.
  5. Joadas, A.; Nicolau, B.; Perdigão, João; Duarte, Aida. "Third generation cephalosporins resistance in pathogenetic and commensal Escherichia coli from urban wastewaters". Paper presented in 29th ECCMID, 2019.
  6. Modesto AM; de Sessions, PF.; Hibberd, M.; Clark, T.G.; Duarte, Aida; Perdigão, João. "Plasmid diversity and mobilization across multidrug resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae clinical isolates from different sequence types". Paper presented in 10th iMed.ULisboa Postgraduate Students Meeting & 3rd i3DU Meeting, 2018.
  7. Modesto, AM.; de Sessions, PF.; Portugal, I.; Hibberd, M.; Clark, T.G.; Duarte, Aida; Perdigão, João. "Molecular basis for rifampicin resistance in Acinetobacter baumanni, Escherischia coli and Pseudomonas aeruginosa in invitro isolated mutants and emergence of arr2 among Klebsiella pneumoniae clinical isolates". Paper presented in 3rd International Congress of CiiEM, 2018.
  8. Perdigão, João; Ginó, D.; Modesto, AM.; de Sessions PF; Portugal, I.; Hibeerd M; Clark, T.G.; Duarte, Aida. "Avibactam inhibitor of beta-lactamases: ESBLs, carbapenemases, cephalosporinases and oxacilinases". Paper presented in 3rd International Congress of CiiEM, 2018.
  9. Perdigão, João; Silva, C.; Diniz, Jaciara de Lourdes do Carmo Guimarães; Pereira C.; Machado, Diana; Ramos J.; Silva F.; et al. "CPLP-TB: a novel framework and surveillance tool for tracing Mycobacterium tuberculosis strains across Lusophone countries". Paper presented in 1st Symposia on Tuberculosis and Non-Tuberculous Mycobacteria Research in Portugal, 2018.
  10. Pereira C.; Macedo, R.; Silva, C.; Perdigão, João; Portugal, I.. "Molecular epidemiological perspective on the Mycobacterium tuberculosis population structure among immigrants in Lisbon, Portugal". Paper presented in 27th ECCMID, 2017.
  11. Diniz, Jaciara de Lourdes do Carmo Guimarães; Ramis I.; Abilleira, F.; Brum, C.; von Groll, A.; Silva A.; Ramos D.; et al. "Insights from the molecular epidemiological analysis of tuberculosis relapse cases in Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil". Paper presented in 27th ECCMID, 2017.
  12. Diniz, Jaciara de Lourdes do Carmo Guimarães; Perdigão, João; Ramos D.; Campino, S.; Viveiros, Miguel; McNerney, R.; Pain, A.; et al. "Whole-genome sequencing enables differentiation of tuberculosis reinfection with strains bearing the same genotypic patterns". Paper presented in 27th ECCMID, 2017.
  13. Perdigão, João; Clemente, S.; Ramos, J.; Masakidi, P.; Machado, Diana; Silva, C.; Couto, I.; et al. "First Insights on the Drug resistance and Genetic Diversity of Mycobacterium tuberculosis in Luanda, Angola". Paper presented in 26th ECCMID, 2016.
  14. Perdigão, João; Maltez, F.; Machado, Diana; Silva H.; Silva, C.; Couto, I.; Viveiros, Miguel; Portugal, I.. "Extensively Drug Resistant Tuberculosis plus Linezolid Resistance: the first report of Linezolid resistance development in Lisbon, Portugal". Paper presented in 26th ECCMID, 2016.
  15. Silva, C.; Perdigão, João; Jordão, L.; Portugal, I.. "Identification of the best MIRU-VNTR set technique for MDR-TB and XDR-TB surveillance in Lisbon, Portugal". Paper presented in Congress of the European Society of Mycobacteriology, 2015.
  16. Silva, C.; Perdigão, João; Jordão, L.; Portugal, I.. "Studying the metabolic activity of Mycobacterium tuberculosis through a new resazurin reduction based assay". Paper presented in Congress of the European Society of Mycobacteriology, 2015.
  17. Perdigão, João; Clemente, S.; Ramos, J.; Masakidi, P.; Machado, Diana; Silva, C.; Couto, I.; et al. "Drug Resistance and Genetic Diversity of Mycobacterium tuberculosis in Luanda, Angola: a Molecular Epidemiological Perspective". Paper presented in Congress of the European Society of Mycobacteriology, 2015.
  18. Dalla Costa, E.R.; Vasconcelos S.; Esteves, L.; Gomes H.; Gomes L.; Silva PA; Perdigão, João; et al. "Misclassification by Spoligotyping: Multidrug Resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis of the Latin American Mediterranean Lineage Wrongly Identified as Mycobacterium pinnipedii (ST863)". Paper presented in Congress of the European Society of Mycobacteriology, 2015.
  19. Perdigão, João; Macedo, R.; Machado, Diana; Silva, C.; Jordão, L.; Couto, I.; Viveiros, Miguel; Portugal, I.. "Polymorphism in gidB gene as a genetic marker for the Mycobacterium tuberculosis Q1 cluster and implications for the streptomycin resistance level". Paper presented in MicroBiotec’13, 2013.
  20. Machado, Diana; Perdigão, João; Ramos, J.; Couto, I.; Portugal, I.; Viveiros, Miguel. "Correlation between phenotypic and genetic resistance to first and second line antituberculosis drugs in a high tuberculosis endemic área". Paper presented in MicroBiotec’13, 2013.
  21. Silva, C.; Perdigão, João; Jordão, L.; Portugal, I.. "Novel mutations in pncA, associated with catalytic centre, might be related with PZA high resistance profile". Paper presented in MicroBiotec’13, 2013.
  22. Machado, Diana; Pires, D.; Perdigão, João; Ramos, J.; Couto, I.; Portugal, I.; Anes, E.; Viveiros, Miguel. "Efflux inhibitors against drug resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis: Antimicrobial agentes and enhancers of macrophage killing activity". Paper presented in MicroBiotec’13, 2013.
  23. Perdigão, João; Macedo R.; Silva, C.; Portugal, I.. "Laboratory data on drug-resistant tuberculosis in Lisbon Health Region". Paper presented in Tuberculosis 2012: Biology, pathogenesis, intervention strategies, 2012.
  24. Perdigão, João; Silva, D.; Pereira, V.; Macedo, R.; Silva, C.; Machado, Diana; Couto, I.; et al. "Dynamics and development of extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis, Portugal". Paper presented in Tuberculosis 2012: Biology, pathogenesis, intervention strategies, 2012.
  25. Silva, C.; Perdigão, João; Jordão, L.; Portugal, I.. "Molecular analysis on resistant TB isolates in Portugal". Paper presented in Tuberculosis 2012: Biology, pathogenesis, intervention strategies, 2012.
  26. Perdigão, João; Silva, D.; Macedo, R.; Brum, L.; Portugal, I.. "Occurrence of eis gene mutations among extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis strains". Paper presented in 22nd ECCMID, 2012.
  27. Perdigão, João; João, I.; Portugal, I.; Silva, C.; Jordão, L.. "Characterization of Mycobacterium tuberculosis resistant strains circulating in a Lisbon hospital: a 2-year study". Paper presented in Eighth International Conference on the Pathogenesis of Mycobacterial Infections., 2011.
  28. Perdigão, João; Silva, D.; Macedo, R.; Brum, L.; Portugal, I.. "Mutational analysis of eis gene in injectable second-line Mycobacterium tuberculosis drug-resistant strains". Paper presented in 32nd Annual Congress of the European Society of Mycobacteriology, 2011.
  29. Silva, C.; Perdigão, João; Couto, I.; Viveiros, Miguel; Jordão, L.; Portugal, I.. "Deletion analysis on multidrug-resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis in Portugal". Paper presented in 32nd Annual Congress of the European Society of Mycobacteriology, 2011.
  30. Macedo, R.; Perdigão, João; Pereira, E.; Portugal, I.. "Multidrug and Extensively Drug Resistant Tuberculosis in Lisbon Health Region in 2008-2010". Paper presented in 32nd Annual Congress of the European Society of Mycobacteriology, 2011.
  31. Perdigão, João; Macedo, R.; Silva, C.; Pinto, C.; Furtado, C.; Portugal, I.. "Perspectiva Laboratorial da Tuberculose Resistente na Região de Saúde de Lisboa". Paper presented in X & VIII Congresso Nacional de Doenças Infecciosas e Microbiologia Clínica & sobre SIDA, 2010.
  32. Perdigão, João; Silva, C.; Portugal, I.. "Phylogenetic characterization of Mycobacterium tuberculosis Lisboa strains by Single Nucleotide Polymorphism analysis". Paper presented in 31st Annual Congress of the European Society of Mycobacteriology, 2010.
  33. Perdigão, João; Pinto, C.; Moniz-Pereira, J.; Portugal, I.. "Mycobacterium tuberculosis strain adaptation: Family Lisboa and mapping of IS6110". Paper presented in 31st Annual Congress of the European Society of Mycobacteriology, 2010.
  34. Perdigão, João; Macedo, R.; Brum, L.; Portugal, I.. "Cluster differentiation by gyrA mutation analysis in extensive drug-resistant tuberculosis". Paper presented in 31st Annual Congress of the European Society of Mycobacteriology, 2010.
  35. Perdigão, João; Macedo, R.; Silva, C.; Pinto, C.; Furtado, C.; Brum, L.; Portugal, I.. "Laboratory data report on drug-resistant tuberculosis in Lisbon Health Region between 2001-2006". Paper presented in 31st Annual Congress of the European Society of Mycobacteriology, 2010.
  36. Perdigão, João; Pinto, C.; Moniz-Pereira, J.; Portugal, I.. "Clues to enhanced virulence in Mycobacterium tuberculosis: Mapping of IS6110 in Lisboa strains". Paper presented in 20th ECCMID, 2010.
  37. Perdigão, João; Macedo, R.; Brum, L.; Portugal, I.. "Cluster association of gyrA mutations in extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis isolates from Lisbon, Portugal". Paper presented in 20th ECCMID, 2010.
  38. Perdigão, João; Silva, C.; Portugal, I.. "Deletion and Single Nucleotide Polymorphism typing of Mycobacterium tuberculosis Lisboa family strains in Portugal". Paper presented in 20th ECCMID, 2010.
  39. Veigas, B.; Perdigão, João; Portugal, I.; Couto, I.; Viveiros, Miguel; Baptista, P.. "Use of Au-nanoprobes for the detection of SNPs associated with antibiotic resistance in Mycobacterium tuberculosis". Paper presented in MicroBiotec09, 2009.
  40. Perdigão, João; Silva, C.; Portugal, I.. "Genomic characterization of Lisboa family strains by deletion analysis". Paper presented in 30th Annual Congress of the European Society of Mycobacteriology, 2009.
  41. Perdigão, João; Sabino, A.; Milho, C.; Macedo, R.; Brum, L.; Portugal, I.. "Characterization of gidB gene in Mycobacterium tuberculosis in Lisbon Health Region: role in streptomycin resistance and epidemiological Marker". Paper presented in 30th Annual Congress of the European Society of Mycobacteriology, 2009.
  42. Perdigão, João; Ferreira, A.; Malaquias, A.; Macedo, R.; Brum, L.; Portugal, I.. "Mutational analysis of genes associated with resistance to second-line injectable drugs in Mycobacterium tuberculosis clinical isolates from Lisbon, Portugal". Paper presented in 30th Annual Congress of the European Society of Mycobacteriology, 2009.
  43. Perdigão, João; Milho, C.; Furtado, C.; Carrilho, L.; Brum, L.; Portugal, I.. "Transmissão da tuberculose em Lisboa: Análise de uma população de estudo e caracterização por Mycobacterial Interspersed Repetitive Unit". Paper presented in XXIV42 Congreso Nacional de la Sociedad Española de Neumología e Cirurgía Torácica, 2009.
  44. Perdigão, João; Sabino, A.; Milho, C.; Macedo, R.; Brum, L.; Portugal, I.. "Characterization of gidB gene in streptomycin-resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis isolates in Lisbon Health Region". Paper presented in 19th ECCMID, 2009.
  45. Perdigão, João; Ferreira, A.; Macedo, R.; Brum, L.; Portugal, I.. "Mutations associated with resistance to second-line drugs in Mycobacterium tuberculosis clinical isolates from Lisbon, Portugal". Paper presented in 19th ECCMID, 2009.
  46. Perdigão, João; Malaquias, C.; Macedo, R.; Brum, L.; Portugal, I.. "Identificação de mutações no gene tlyA em isolados de Mycobacterium tuberculosis resistentes à capreomicina". Paper presented in XXIV Congresso de Pneumologia, 2008.
  47. Perdigão, João; Brum, L.; Portugal, I.. "Transformation of Mycobacterium smegmatis with embB306 codon alleles confers ethambutol low-level resistance". Paper presented in 29th Annual Congress of the European Society of Mycobacteriology, 2008.
  48. Perdigão, João; Milho, C.; Furtado, C.; Carrilho, ML.; Brum, L.; Portugal, I.. "Genotyping analysis of tuberculosis clinical isolates from a hospital in Lisbon by Mycobacterial Interspersed Repetitive Unit". Paper presented in 29th Annual Congress of the European Society of Mycobacteriology, 2008.
  49. Perdigão, João; Sabino, A.; Milho, C.; Macedo, R.; Brum, L.; Portugal, I.. "Characterization of gidB mutations in streptomycin-resistant isolates in Lisbon, Portugal". Paper presented in 29th Annual Congress of the European Society of Mycobacteriology, 2008.
  50. Perdigão, João; Macedo, R.; João, I.; Fernandes, E.; Ribeiro, A.; Brum, L.; Portugal, I.. "Multidrug and extensive drug resistant tuberculosis in Lisbon, Portugal: molecular epidemiology and resistance mechanisms". Paper presented in 18th ECCMID, 2008.
  51. Perdigão, João; Ribeiro, A.; Macedo, R.; Brum, L.; Portugal, I.. "Prevalence of embB306 mutations among ethambutol-resistant and susceptible isolates: correlation with ethambutol and multidrug resistance". Paper presented in 18th ECCMID, 2008.
  52. Perdigão, João; Macedo, R.; Brum, L.; Portugal, I.. "Occurrence of embB306 mutations in ethambutol-resistant and –susceptible Mycobacterium tuberculosis clinical isolates". Paper presented in MicroBiotec XXXIII JPG, 2007.
  53. Perdigão, João; Macedo, R.; Fernandes, E.; Brum, L.; Portugal, I.. "Mutations associated with streptomycin resistance in Mycobacterium tuberculosis: predominance and rapid detection in Lisbon, Portugal". Paper presented in MicroBiotec XXXIII JPG, 2007.
  54. Perdigão, João; Macedo, R.; João, I.; Fernandes, E.; Brum, L.; Portugal, I.. "Multidrug-resistant tuberculosis in Lisbon: molecular epidemiology and resistance". Paper presented in 4th Congress of the European Society for Emerging Infections, 2007.
  55. Perdigão, João; Macedo, R.; Brum, L.; Portugal, I.. "Mutational characterization of ethambutol resistance-determinating region in ethambutol-resistant Isolates: prevalence of embB306 mutations and their role in ethambutol resistance". Paper presented in 28th Annual Congress of the European Society of Mycobacteriology, 2007.
  56. Perdigão, João; Macedo, R.; Brum, L.; Portugal, I.. "Rapid detection of pyrazinamide-resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis isolates in Portugal". Paper presented in 28th Annual Congress of the European Society of Mycobacteriology, 2007.
  57. Macedo, R.; Perdigão, João; Portugal, I.; Brum, L.. "MDR-TB in Lisbon Area: Data report from 2004 to 2006". Paper presented in 28th Annual Congress of the European Society of Mycobacteriology, 2007.
  58. Macedo, R.; Perdigão, João; Portugal, I.; Brum, L.. "XDR and MDR-TB Markers: a way To overcome resistance detection". Paper presented in 28th Annual Congress of the European Society of Mycobacteriology, 2007.
  59. Perdigão, João; Macedo, R.; Portugal, I.. "Rapid Detection of Pyrazinamide-resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis isolates in Portugal". Paper presented in Second Workshop – Host-Pathogen Interactions and Cell Signaling, 2006.
  60. Portugal, I.; Macedo, R.; Fernandes, E.; Perdigão, João; João, I.; Pereira, E.; Brum, L.. "Multidrug-resistant tuberculosis in Lisbon in 2003". Paper presented in 16th ECCMID, 2006.
Journal article
  1. Castillos de Ibrahim das Neves, Yasmin; Reis, Ana Julia; Xavier Maio, Nathália; Vianna, Júlia; Perdigão, João; Bastos Ramis, Ivy; Almeida da Silva, Pedro Eduardo; Von Groll, Andrea. "Genotyping methods and their contributions to the study of tuberculosis dynamic in Latin America". The Journal of Infection in Developing Countries 17 10 (2023): 1373-1386. http://dx.doi.org/10.3855/jidc.17840.
    10.3855/jidc.17840
  2. Campaniço, André; Harjivan, Shrika G.; Freitas, Elisabete; Serafini, Marco; Gaspar, M. Manuela; Capela, Rita; Gomes, Pedro; et al. "Structural Optimization of Antimycobacterial Azaaurones Towards Improved Solubility and Metabolic Stability". ChemMedChem 18 24 (2023): http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/cmdc.202300410.
    10.1002/cmdc.202300410
  3. Wunrow, Han Yong; Bender, Rose G; Vongpradith, Avina; Sirota, Sarah Brooke; Swetschinski, Lucien R; Novotney, Amanda; Gray, Authia P; et al. "Global, regional, and national burden of meningitis and its aetiologies, 1990–2019: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2019". The Lancet Neurology 22 8 (2023): 685-711. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/s1474-4422(23)00195-3.
    10.1016/s1474-4422(23)00195-3
  4. Mokrousov, Igor; Vyazovaya, Anna; Shitikov, Egor; Badleeva, Maria; Belopolskaya, Olesya; Bespiatykh, Dmitry; Gerasimova, Alena; et al. "Insight into pathogenomics and phylogeography of hypervirulent and highly-lethal Mycobacterium tuberculosis strain cluster". BMC Infectious Diseases 23 1 (2023): http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12879-023-08413-7.
    10.1186/s12879-023-08413-7
  5. Elias, Rita; Spadar, Anton; Hendrickx, Antoni P A; Bonnin, Remy A; Dortet, Laurent; Pinto, Margarida; Phelan, Jody E; et al. "Emergence of KPC-3- and OXA-181-producing ST13 and ST17 Klebsiella pneumoniae in Portugal: genomic insights on national and international dissemination". Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy 78 5 (2023): 1300-1308. http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/jac/dkad093.
    10.1093/jac/dkad093
  6. Francisco, Pedro; Neves Amaral, Mariana; Neves, Afonso; Ferreira-Gonçalves, Tânia; Viana, Ana S.; Catarino, José; Faísca, Pedro; et al. "Pluronic® F127 Hydrogel Containing Silver Nanoparticles in Skin Burn Regeneration: An Experimental Approach from Fundamental to Translational Research". Gels 9 3 (2023): 200. http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/gels9030200.
    10.3390/gels9030200
  7. Busatto, Caroline; Possuelo, Lia Gonçalves; Bierhals, Dienefer; de Oliveira, Carolina Larrosa; de Souza, Mariana Quaresma; Fanfa, Dandara; Barreto, Érika; et al. "Spread of Mycobacterium tuberculosis in Southern Brazilian persons deprived of liberty: a molecular epidemiology study". European Journal of Clinical Microbiology & Infectious Diseases 42 3 (2023): 297-304. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10096-023-04546-4.
    10.1007/s10096-023-04546-4
  8. Spadar, Anton; Perdigão, João; Campino, Susana; Clark, Taane G.. "Large-scale genomic analysis of global Klebsiella pneumoniae plasmids reveals multiple simultaneous clusters of carbapenem-resistant hypervirulent strains". Genome Medicine 15 1 (2023): http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13073-023-01153-y.
    10.1186/s13073-023-01153-y
  9. Mestrovic, Tomislav; Robles Aguilar, Gisela; Swetschinski, Lucien R; Ikuta, Kevin S; Gray, Authia P; Davis Weaver, Nicole; Han, Chieh; et al. "The burden of bacterial antimicrobial resistance in the WHO European region in 2019: a cross-country systematic analysis". The Lancet Public Health 7 11 (2022): e897-e913. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/s2468-2667(22)00225-0.
    10.1016/s2468-2667(22)00225-0
  10. Mokrousov, Igor; Slavchev, Ivaylo; Solovieva, Natalia; Dogonadze, Marine; Vyazovaya, Anna; Valcheva, Violeta; Masharsky, Aleksey; et al. "Molecular Insight into Mycobacterium tuberculosis Resistance to Nitrofuranyl Amides Gained through Metagenomics-like Analysis of Spontaneous Mutants". Pharmaceuticals 15 9 (2022): 1136. http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/ph15091136.
    10.3390/ph15091136
  11. Spadar, Anton; Phelan, Jody; Elias, Rita; Modesto, Ana; Caneiras, Cátia; Marques, Cátia; Lito, Luís; et al. "Genomic epidemiological analysis of Klebsiella pneumoniae from Portuguese hospitals reveals insights into circulating antimicrobial resistance". Scientific Reports 12 1 (2022): http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41598-022-17996-1.
    10.1038/s41598-022-17996-1
  12. Spadar, Anton; Perdigão, João; Campino, Susana; Clark, Taane G.. "Genomic analysis of hypervirulent Klebsiella pneumoniae reveals potential genetic markers for differentiation from classical strains". Scientific Reports 12 1 (2022): http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41598-022-17995-2.
    10.1038/s41598-022-17995-2
  13. Elias, Rita; Spadar, Anton; Phelan, Jody; Melo-Cristino, José; Lito, Luís; Pinto, Margarida; Gonçalves, Luísa; et al. "A phylogenomic approach for the analysis of colistin resistance-associated genes in Klebsiella pneumoniae, its mutational diversity and implications for phenotypic resistance". International Journal of Antimicrobial Agents 59 6 (2022): 106581. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijantimicag.2022.106581.
    10.1016/j.ijantimicag.2022.106581
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  58. Perdigão, J.; Silva, H.; Machado, D.; Macedo, R.; Maltez, F.; Silva, C.; Jordao, L.; et al. "Unraveling genomic diversity and evolution in lisbon, portugal, a highly drug resistant setting". BMC Genomics 15 1 (2014): http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-84924032266&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
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  59. Botelho, A.; Perdigão, J.; Canto, A.; Albuquerque, T.; Leal, N.; Macedo, R.; Portugal, I.; Cunha, M.V.. "Pre-multidrug-resistant mycobacterium tuberculosis beijing strain associated with disseminated tuberculosis in a pet dog". Journal of Clinical Microbiology 52 1 (2014): 354-356. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-84891383562&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
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  60. Perdigão, J.; Macedo, R.; Machado, D.; Silva, C.; Jordão, L.; Couto, I.; Viveiros, M.; Portugal, I.. "GidB mutation as a phylogenetic marker for Q1 cluster Mycobacterium tuberculosis isolates and intermediate-level streptomycin resistance determinant in Lisbon, Portugal". Clinical Microbiology and Infection 20 5 (2014): http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-84901592777&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
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  61. Silva, C.; Perdigao, J.; Alverca, E.; De Matos, A.P.A.; Carvalho, P.A.; Portugal, I.; Jordao, L.. "Exploring the contribution of mycobacteria characteristics in their interaction with human macrophages". Microscopy and Microanalysis 19 5 (2013): 1159-1169. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-84884550838&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
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  67. Perdigão, João; Milho, Catarina; Carrilho, Lurdes; Brum, Laura; Portugal, Isabel. "Genotypic analysis of Mycobacterium tuberculosis isolates from a Lisbon hospital in Portugal". Revista Portuguesa de Pneumologia (English Edition) 15 5 (2009): 761-769. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/s2173-5115(09)70153-8.
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  70. Perdigão, J.; Macedo, R.; Ribeiro, A.; Brum, L.; Portugal, I.. "Genetic characterisation of the ethambutol resistance-determining region in Mycobacterium tuberculosis: prevalence and significance of embB306 mutations". International Journal of Antimicrobial Agents 33 4 (2009): 334-338. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-61449095498&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
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  71. Perdigão, J.; MacEdo, R.; João, I.; Fernandes, E.; Brum, L.; Portugal, I.. "Multidrug-resistant tuberculosis in Lisbon, Portugal: A molecular epidemiological perspective". Microbial Drug Resistance 14 2 (2008): 133-143. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-50149104875&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
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Thesis / Dissertation
  1. Perdigão, João. "Molecular and Genomic Epidemiology of Multidrug Resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis Isolates in Lisbon, Portugal". PhD, 2013.
  2. Perdigão, João. "Tuberculose Multirresistente em Lisboa". Master, Universidade de Lisboa Faculdade de Ciências, 2008.
Activities

Oral presentation

Presentation title Event name
Host (Event location)
2020/01 Evolutionary Perspective of Multidrug Resistant Tuberculosis in Portugal 2nd Symposium on Tuberculosis and Non-Tuberculous Mycobacteria Research in Portugal
(Lisbon, Portugal)
2019/11 Combining Epidemiological, Genomic and Evolutionary Perspectives to Tackle Drug Resistant Infections: the past, present and future of multidrug resistant tuberculosis in Portugal LAPD2019 – Lisbon Area Postdoc Meeting
(Caparica, Portugal)
2019/11 Resistance to Antibacillary Drugs: Evolutionary and Epidemiological Perspective 35th Congress of Pulmonology – Portuguese Pulmonology Society
(Albufeira, Portugal)
2019/10 Tuberculosis Molecular Epidemiology and Mechanisms of Drug Resistance: a genomic perspective Workshop on WGS Applied to Diagnosis
(Campos de Goytacazes, Brazil)
2019/10 Tuberculosis Molecular Epidemiology and Mechanisms of Drug Resistance: a genomic perspective 1st Workshop on Molecular Tools Applied to Diagnosis
(Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
2019/09 The story of MDR-TB in Portugal: a genomic perspective on a persistent public health problem MycoPORTO
(Porto, Portugal)
2019/06 Tuberculosis Genomic Epidemiology: from a classical molecular approach to whole-henome sequencing I Seminário Amazônico de Pesquisa Clínica em Tuberculose
(Manaus, Brazil)
2019/03 Antibacillary Resistance: an epidemiological and evolutive perspective I Simpósio do Dia Mundial da Tuberculose FFUL-SPP-SPDIMC
(Lisbon, Portugal)
2018/12 Looking inside the Forest: From classical typing of Mycobacterium tuberculosis to Whole genome Sequencing in High Multidrug Resistance Settings 2nd St. Petersburg Symposium on Tuberculosis and Mycobacteria: Molecular Approach
(St. Petersburg, Russia)
2018/11 Drug Resistant Tuberculosis and Whole Genome Sequencing: the way forward? Second GHTM Antimicrobial Resistance Awareness Day
(Lisbon, Portugal)
2018 M. tuberculosis Pandemics and Lineages. 11as Jornadas de Atualização em Doenças Infecciosas do Hospital de Curry Cabral
(Lisbon, Portugal)
2018 Contribution of efflux to colistin heteroresistance in a multidrug resistant Acinetobacter baumannii clinical isolate 28th ECCMID
(Madrid, Spain)
2017 State of the art on WGS and CPLP-TB Database: a perspective on future cooperation. PVE Evaluation Ref.88881.064961/2014-01), CAPES/MEC/Brazil
(Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
2017 Genetic Diversity and Mapping of M. tuberculosis strains in Portuguese Speaking Countries VI National Workshop – REDE TB
(Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
2017 Tracking Mycobacterium tuberculosis across the seas: CPLP-TB and Genetic Diversity in the Lusophone Space Translational Research and Innovation in Human and Health Sciences – 2nd International Congress of CiiEM
(Monte da Caparica, Portugal)
2017 Genetic diversity, transmission dynamics and drug resistance of Mycobacterium tuberculosis in Luanda, Angola 2nd Asian-African Congress of Mycobacteriology
(Isfahan, Iran)
2017 Clonal expansion across the seas and CLP-TB: a join effort in cataloguing Mycobacterium tuberculosis genetic diversity in the Lusophone Space 4º Congresso de Medicina Tropical/ 1º Encontro Lusófono de SIDA, Tuberculose e Doenças Oportunistas
(Lisbon, Portugal)
2014 Efflux inhibitors against drug resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis: antimicrobial agentes and enhancers of macrophage killing activity 35th Annual Congress of the European Society of Mycobacteriology
(Vienna, Austria)
2011 Six-year laboratory data report on drug-resistant tuberculosis in Lisbon Health Region, Portugal 21st ECCMID/ 27th ICC
(Milan, Italy)
2010 Perspectiva laboratorial da tuberculose resistente na Região de Saúde de Lisboa X & VIII Congresso Nacional de Doenças Infecciosas e Microbiologia Clínica & sobre SIDA
(Coimbra, Portugal)
2008 Detecção de mutações no gene gidB em Mycobacterium tuberculosis resistentes à estreptomicina, na Região de Saúde de Lisboa XXIV Congresso de Pneumologia
(Porto, Portugal)
2008 Transmissão da tuberculose em Lisboa: Análise de uma população de estudo e caracterização por Mycobacterial Interspersed Repetitive Unit XXIV Congresso de Pneumologia
(Porto, Portugal)
2008 Mutational characterization of tlyA gene in capreomycin-resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis clinical isolates 29th Annual Congress of the European Society of Mycobacteriology
(Plovdiv, Bulgaria)
2007 Genetic characterization of multidrug resistant and extensively drug resistant tuberculosis in Lisboa e Vale do Tejo Health Region MicroBiotec XXXIII JPG 2007
(Lisbon, Portugal)
2006 Genetic characterization of multidrug resistant tuberculosis isolates in Lisbon in 2003 28th Annual Congress of the European Society of Mycobacteriology
(Athens, Greece)
2006 Molecular characterization of multidrug resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis strains isolated in Lisbon 12th ICID. 2006
(Lisbon, Portugal)

Supervision

Thesis Title
Role
Degree Subject (Type)
Institution / Organization
2019/03/01 - Current Genomic Analysis of Mycobacterium tuberculosis Strains and Analytical Pipeline Development for Transnational Surveillance across the Lusophone space
Co-supervisor
Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
2019/09/01 - 2021/01/01 Genetic diversity of colistin resistance associated genes in Klebsiella pneumoniae: a genome-wide perspective and implications for drug susceptibility testing
Supervisor
Master’s degree course in Microbiology (Master)
Universidade de Lisboa Instituto Superior Técnico, Portugal
2020/01/01 - 2020/12/11 High-resolution phylogenetic analysis of Mycobacterium tuberculosis strains in Greater Forianópolis
Co-supervisor
PhD Program in Clinical Medicine (PhD)
Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
2020/01/01 - 2020/11/27 Efflux pumps in Acinetobacter baumannii: study of new 1-(1-NaphtylMethyl)-Piperazine analogs as potential inhibitors
Supervisor
Universidade de Lisboa Faculdade de Farmácia, Portugal
2018/07/01 - 2019/11/29 A genome-wide perspective on local and global genetic determinants of drug resistant tuberculosis
Supervisor
Master’s degree course in Microbiology (Master)
Universidade de Lisboa Instituto Superior Técnico, Portugal
2018/09/01 - 2019/11/25 Micro and Macroevolution of multidrug resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae plasmids
Supervisor
Master’s degree course in Molecular Biology and Genetics (Master)
Universidade de Lisboa Faculdade de Ciências, Portugal
2018/09/01 - 2019/11/11 Genotypic and Phenotypic Analysis of Mycobacterium avium-intracellulare Clinical Isolates
Co-supervisor
Master’s degree course in Applied Microbiology (Master)
Universidade de Lisboa Faculdade de Ciências, Portugal
2016/01/01 - 2019/07/17 Genomic Analysis of Mycobacterium tuberculosis Strains Associated with Tuberculosis Relapse in Southern Brazil
Co-supervisor
PhD Program in Health Sciences (PhD)
Universidade Federal do Rio Grande, Brazil
2017/04/01 - 2019/05/10 Recent Transmission of Multidrug Resistant Tuberculosis in Cross-Border Populations in Mato Grosso do Sul
Co-supervisor
PhD Program in Health Sciences (PhD)
Universidade Federal da Grande Dourados, Brazil
2015/09/01 - 2016/10 Genotypic Analysis of Mycobacterium tuberculosis Clinical Isolates from Immigrants from Portuguese-Speaking Countries
Co-supervisor
Master’s degree course in Applied Microbiology (Master)
Universidade de Lisboa Faculdade de Ciências, Portugal
2014/09/01 - 2015/07/08 Genotypic Analysis of Mycobacterium tuberculosis strains from Guinea-Bissau
Co-supervisor
Master’s degree course in Molecular Biology in Health (Master)
Escola Superior de Saúde Egas Moniz, Portugal

Event organisation

Event name
Type of event (Role)
Institution / Organization
2018/11/15 - Current Antimicrobial Resistance: What Future? Scientific session organized in the context of the Antibiotic Awareness Week at the Faculty of Pharmacy of the University of Lisbon. (2018/10/15)
Symposium (Co-organisor)
Universidade de Lisboa Faculdade de Farmácia, Portugal
2021/06/17 - 2021/07/02 Pathogen Multiomics and Bioinformatics. Short Course (non-degree course) at Faculdade de Farmácia da Universidade de Lisboa. June 17th ¿ July 02nd, Lisbon, Portugal (2021/06/17 - 2021/07/02)
Other (Other)
Universidade de Lisboa Faculdade de Farmácia, Portugal
2019/10/16 - 2019/10/23 Introduction to the Genomic Epidemiology of Tuberculosis. Workshop at Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais. (2019/10/16 - 2019/10/25)
Other (Co-organisor)
Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais Faculdade de Medicina, Brazil
2019/03/25 - 2019/03/25 1st World TB Day Symposium FFUL-SPP-SPDIMC. First Symposium held at the Faculty of Pharmacy of the University of Lisbon, organized in collaboration with the Portuguese Pulmonology Society and the Portuguese Society for Infectious Diseases and Clinical Microbiology (2019/03/25 - 2019/03/25)
Symposium (Co-organisor)
Universidade de Lisboa Faculdade de Farmácia, Portugal
2017/09/21 - 2017/09/22 Introduction to the Genomic Epidemiology of Tuberculosis. Workshop at Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro. (2017/09/21 - 2017/09/22)
Other (Co-organisor)
Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro Faculdade de Medicina, Brazil

Jury of academic degree

Topic
Role
Candidate name (Type of degree)
Institution / Organization
2020/03 Detection and inhibition of beta-lactamase activity in clinical isolates of Escherichia coli combing beta lactamase and efflux inhibitors using an MTT-based method: phenotypic and genotypic validation
(Thesis) Main arguer
Débora Serra (Master)
Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Portugal
2020/01 Characterization of antimicrobial resistance mechanisms in Escherichia coli strains isolated from products of animal origin
(Thesis) Arguer
Laura Moura (Master)
Universidade de Lisboa Faculdade de Farmácia, Portugal
2019/11 Micro and Macroevolution of multidrug resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae plasmids
Supervisor
Ana Margarida Modesto (Master)
Universidade de Lisboa Faculdade de Ciências, Portugal
2019/11 A genome-wide perspective on local and global genetic determinants of drug resistant tuberculosis
Supervisor
Pedro Gomes (Master)
Universidade de Lisboa Instituto Superior Técnico, Portugal
2019/07 Tuberculosis: new era for diagnosis and surveillance using whole-genome sequencing-based approaches
Thesis Member
Ana Rita Macedo (PhD)
Universidade Nova de Lisboa Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia, Portugal
2019/04 Resistance in Tuberculosis
(Thesis) Arguer
Patrícia Madeira (Master)
Universidade de Lisboa Faculdade de Farmácia, Portugal
2019/02 Determination of the efflux activity of Hoeschst 33258 in Escherichia coli
(Thesis) Main arguer
Maria João Theron (Master)
Universidade Nova de Lisboa Instituto de Higiene e Medicina Tropical, Portugal
2017/07 Molecular and Biological Determinants Associated with Mycobacterium tuberculosis strains prevalent in Portugal
Thesis Member
Carla Silva (PhD)
Universidade de Lisboa Faculdade de Farmácia, Portugal
2016/11 Detection and Molecular Typification of Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis in Fecal Samples
(Thesis) Main arguer
Ana Oliveira (Master)
Universidade de Lisboa Faculdade de Ciências, Portugal
2015/07 Genotypic Analysis of Mycobacterium tuberculosis strains from Guinea-Bissau
Supervisor
Joana Sotero (Master)
2015/07 Helminth Larval Infections
(Thesis) Main arguer
Ana Rebocho (Master)
Universidade Lusófona de Humanidades e Tecnologias Escola de Ciências e Tecnologias da Saúde, Portugal

Course / Discipline taught

Academic session Degree Subject (Type) Institution / Organization
2019/10/16 - 2019/10/23 Introduction to the Genomic Epidemiology of Tuberculosis. Workshop at Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais. 16-18 and 23-25 October 2019, Belo Horizonte, Brazil. (Postgraduate Certificate)
2017/09/21 - 2017/09/22 Introduction to the Genomic Epidemiology of Tuberculosis. Workshop at Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro (Postgraduate Certificate) Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Other jury / evaluation

Activity description Institution / Organization
2020/03 - 2020/03 Master's Qualification Jury: Yasmin das Neves, Master’s degree in Health Sciences. Universidade Federal do Rio Grande. Thesis Title: Genomic and Phenotypic Evolution of Mycobacterium tuberculosis strains sequentially isolated from retreatment TB patients. March 2020 Universidade Federal do Rio Grande, Brazil
2020/02 - 2020/02 Evaluation committee of projects and other curricular units: Pedro Francisco, Project III Curricular Unit. Integrated Master’s in Pharmaceutical Sciences, Faculdade de Farmácia da Universidade de Lisboa. Project Title: The role of silver nanoparticles in skin burn regeneration: an experimental approach from fundamental to translational research. Universidade de Lisboa Faculdade de Farmácia, Portugal
2019/07 - 2019/07 Evaluation committee of projects and other curricular units: • Alexandra Frutuoso, Project Curricular Unit. Degree in Health Sciences, Universidade de Lisboa. Project Title: Resistance determinants in bacteria from treated wastewater.
2019/07 - 2019/07 Evaluation committee of projects and other curricular units: Mafalda da Silva, Project II Curricular Unit. Integrated Master’s in Pharmaceutical Sciences, Faculdade de Farmácia da Universidade de Lisboa. Project Title: KPC-producing Hospital Klebsiella pneumoniae Isolates. Universidade de Lisboa Faculdade de Farmácia, Portugal
2018/02 - 2018/02 Evaluation committee of projects and other curricular units: Danila Ginó, Project III Curricular Unit. Integrated Master’s in Pharmaceutical Sciences, Faculdade de Farmácia da Universidade de Lisboa. Project Title: Avibactam as inhibitor of ESBLs, carbapenemases, cephalosporinases, oxacilinases. Universidade de Lisboa Faculdade de Farmácia, Portugal
Distinctions

Award

2009 Award for the Best Oral Communication in the S2 Theme Symposium – Cell and Tissue Engineering, Biomaterials and Nanobiotechnologies
Sociedade Portuguesa de Microbiologia, Portugal
2009 Award SPP SPP/SEPAR/Vitória FAES Pharma
Sociedade Portuguesa de Pneumologia, Portugal