Personal identification

Full name
Renata Ramalho

Author identifiers

Ciência ID
Scopus Author Id
Degree Classification
Metabolismo - Clínica e Experimentação (Doutoramento)
Universidade do Porto Faculdade de Medicina, Portugal
"Substância P, obesidade e asma: substância P como mediador da associação entre obesidade e asma." (THESIS/DISSERTATION)
Aprovado com distinção
Metabolismo (Pós-Graduação)
Major in Sem especialidade
Universidade do Porto Faculdade de Medicina, Portugal
Food Sciences and Nutrition (Licenciatura)
Universidade do Porto Faculdade de Ciências da Nutrição e Alimentação, Portugal
"Qualitative and quantitative evaluation of proteinuria" (THESIS/DISSERTATION)


Designation Funders
2010/03 - 2013/08 AngioPaX - ELUCIDATING THE ANGIO/VASCULOGENIC PARADOX IN DIABETES Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia, I.P.


Journal article
  1. Filipa Vicente; Marcela Holanda; Renata Ramalho; João Mendes; Pedro Marques-Vidal; Paula Pereira. "Lower calcium and iron intake in adolescent gymnasts: A case of concern for youth sports nutrition". Nutrition 110 (2023): 112020-112020. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.nut.2023.112020.
  2. Luís, Carla; Maduro, Ana T.; Pereira, Paula; Mendes, José João; Soares, Raquel; Ramalho, Renata. "Nutritional senolytics and senomorphics: Implications to immune cells metabolism and aging – from theory to practice". Frontiers in Nutrition 9 (2022): http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fnut.2022.958563.
  3. Ramalho, Renata. "Does Fetal Growth Adequacy Affect the Nutritional Composition of Mothers' Milk?: A Historical Cohort Study.". American journal of perinatology (2021): https://doi.org/10.1055/s-0041-1727278.
  4. "Adesão ao padrão alimentar mediterrânico numa população com baixo rendimento". RevSALUS - Revista Científica da Rede Académica das Ciências da Saúde da Lusofonia (2021): 16-25. http://dx.doi.org/10.51126/revsalus.v2i2.53.
  5. Maeurer, M.; Ramalho, R.; Wang, F.-S.; Zumla, A.. "Host-directed therapies for COVID-19". Current opinion in pulmonary medicine 27 3 (2021): 205-209. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-85103683596&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  6. Silva, M.A.; Albuquerque, T.G.; Pereira, P.; Ramalho, R.; Vicente, F.; Oliveira, M.B.P.P.; Costa, H.S.. "Opuntia ficus-indica (L.) Mill.: A Multi-Benefit Potential to Be Exploited". Molecules (Basel, Switzerland) 26 4 (2021): http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-85102607149&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  7. R. Chaves; L. Correia; R. Ramalho; P. Pereira. "Food habits and body image perception changes during Covid-19 pandemic in Portugal". Clinical Nutrition ESPEN 40 (2020): 620-620. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.clnesp.2020.09.643.
  8. L. Correia; M. Medeiros; R. Chaves; P. Pereira; R. Ramalho. "Nutritional status of children in school age: A look of concern in an era of COVID-19 pandemic". Clinical Nutrition ESPEN 40 (2020): 619-619. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.clnesp.2020.09.639.
  9. Ramalho, R.; Rao, M.; Zhang, C.; Agrati, C.; Ippolito, G.; Wang, F.-S.; Zumla, A.; Maeurer, M.. "Immunometabolism: new insights and lessons from antigen-directed cellular immune responses". Seminars in Immunopathology 42 3 (2020): 279-313. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-85086177404&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  10. Paula Pereira; Tânia Gonçalves Albuquerque; Mafalda Alexandra Silva; Renata Ramalho; M. Beatriz P. P. Oliveira; Helena S. Costa. "Opuntia ficus-indica (L.) Mill. and Annona cherimola Mill. by-products: a potential to be exploited". Annals of Medicine 51 sup1 (2019): 167-167. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/07853890.2018.1561979.
  11. Renata Ramalho; Mariana Medeiros; José Caldeira; Fernanda Órfão; Pedro Alves; Paula Pereira. "The reality of elementary schools: a call for urgent community nutrition programs". Annals of Medicine 51 sup1 (2019): 152-152. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/07853890.2018.1561995.
  12. Renata Ramalho; Adriana Condeça; Ana Anjos; Catarina Lôpo; Débora Soares; Gonçalo Neto; Inês Sousa; et al. "Evaluation of dietary patterns of nutrition undergraduates". Annals of Medicine 51 sup1 (2019): 153-153. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/07853890.2018.1561996.
  13. Inês de Sousa; Anabela Lopes; Susana Santana; Renata Ramalho; Paula Pereira. "Perception of the body image and desired body image of children in elementary school". Annals of Medicine 51 sup1 (2019): 154-154. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/07853890.2018.1561997.
  14. Inês de Sousa; Anabela Lopes; Paula Friães; Renata Ramalho; Paula Pereira. "Characterization of nutritional status and eating habits of children from the 2nd and the 3rd years of elementary school". Annals of Medicine 51 sup1 (2019): 155-155. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/07853890.2018.1561998.
  15. Mafalda Silva; Tânia Albuquerque; Paula Pereira; Renata Ramalho; Helena Costa. "Comparative analysis of the nutritional composition of pulp and peel of prickly pear". Annals of Medicine 51 sup1 (2019): 168-168. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/07853890.2018.1562001.
  16. Mafalda Alexandra Silva; Tânia Gonçalves Albuquerque; Paula Pereira; Renata Ramalho; Helena S. Costa. "Nutritional characterization and biological activity of Opuntia ficus-indica (L.) Mill. fruit". Annals of Medicine 51 sup1 (2019): 166-166. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/07853890.2018.1561820.
  17. Mariana Medeiros; Renata Ramalho; Paula Pereira; Vera Machado. "Educational-based intervention on food labeling: results of the Project “Eat slowly and well and move yourself 2017”". Annals of Medicine 51 sup1 (2019): 170-170. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/07853890.2018.1562019.
  18. R. Ramalho; M. Medeiros; J. Pires; L. Ventura; F. Coelho; P. Pereira. "Nutritionist knocks on the door: A community nutrition program for non-institutionalized seniors". Clinical Nutrition 37 (2018): S249-S249. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.clnu.2018.06.1881.
  19. Ramalho, Renata. "Food insecurity, weight and nutritional status among older adults attending senior centres in Lisbon.". Archives of gerontology and geriatrics (2018): https://doi.org/10.1016/j.archger.2018.06.004.
  20. Ramalho, Renata. "Docosahexaenoic acid supplementation for children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder: A comprehensive review of the evidence.". Clinical nutrition ESPEN (2018): https://doi.org/10.1016/j.clnesp.2018.03.126.
  21. Ramalho, Renata. "Omega-3 therapeutic supplementation in a patient with metastatic adenocarcinoma of the pancreas with muscle mass depletion.". European journal of clinical nutrition (2017): http://europepmc.org/abstract/med/28378854.
  22. Ramalho, R.; Pirraco, A.; Soares, R.; Palmares, C.; Delgado, L.; Moreira, A.. "Neurogenic inflammation in the airways of elite swimmers". Journal of Sports Medicine and Physical Fitness 54 2 (2014): 252-253. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-84898419036&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  23. Ramalho, R.; Almeida, J.; Fernandes, R.; Costa, R.; Pirraco, A.; Guardão, L.; Delgado, L.; Moreira, A.; Soares, R.. "Neurokinin-1 receptor, a new modulator of lymphangiogenesis in obese-asthma phenotype". Life Sciences 93 4 (2013): 169-177. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-84880298521&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  24. Ramalho, R.; Almeida, J.; Beltrão, M.; Pirraco, A.; Costa, R.; Sokhatska, O.; Guardão, L.; et al. "Substance P antagonist improves both obesity and asthma in a mouse model". Allergy: European Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology 68 1 (2013): 48-54. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-84870619402&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  25. R. Ramalho; N. Couto; S. Cabrai; B. Magalhaes; P. Alves. "PP134-SUN PRO- AND SYMBIOTICS IN ONCOLOGY: A SYSTEMATIC REVIEW". Clinical Nutrition Supplements 7 1 (2012): 79-79. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/s1744-1161(12)70186-2.
  26. Guimarães, C.; Bergantim, R.; Ramalho, R.; Couto, N.; Guimarães, J.T.; Trigo, F.. "Prognostic value of unrelated atypical serum immunofixation patterns during Multiple Myeloma therapy". Journal of Hematology and Oncology 5 (2012): http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-84865440214&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  27. Ramalho, R.; Almeida, J.; Beltr~ao, M.; Pirraco, A.; Costa, R.; Sokhatska, O.; Guard~ao, L.; et al. "Erratum: Neurogenic inflammation in allergen-challenged obese mice: A missing link in the obesity-asthma association? (Experimental Lung Research 38:6 (316-324))". Experimental Lung Research 38 7 (2012): http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-84865145043&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  28. Ramalho, R.; Almeida, J.; Beltrão, M.; Pirraco, A.; Costa, R.; Sokhatska, O.; Guardão, L.; et al. "Neurogenic inflammation in allergen-challenged obese mice: A missing link in the obesity-asthma association". Experimental Lung Research 38 6 (2012): 316-324. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-84862873156&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  29. Garcia-Larsen, V.; Luczynska, M.; Kowalski, M.L.; Voutilainen, H.; Ahlström, M.; Haahtela, T.; Toskala, E.; et al. "Use of a common food frequency questionnaire (FFQ) to assess dietary patterns and their relation to allergy and asthma in Europe: Pilot study of the GA 2LEN FFQ". European Journal of Clinical Nutrition 65 6 (2011): 750-756. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-79958046626&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  30. Ramalho, R.; Correia, O.; Delgado, L.. "Adverse effect of a nutritional supplement for hair loss". European Journal of Dermatology 21 2 (2011): 283-284. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-79960813351&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  31. Ramalho, R.; Soares, R.; Couto, N.; Moreira, A.. "Tachykinin receptors antagonism for asthma: A systematic review". BMC Pulmonary Medicine 11 (2011): http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-79960892635&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  32. Ramalho, R.; Guimarães, C.; Gil, C.; Neves, C.; Guimarães, J.T.; Delgado, L.. "Morbid Obesity and Inflammation: A Prospective Study after Adjustable Gastric Banding Surgery". Obesity Surgery 19 7 (2009): 915-920. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-67650084773&partnerID=MN8TOARS.