Research and development

Research and development

Research is one of our main focuses at CHRC, which aims to contribute to improving public and individual health. Through different teams, thematic lines and in a multidisciplinary environment, we intend to apply research to solving societal problems. 

Projects

COVID, Sleep, Health, Habits

DigiAdherence – supporting senior people at home

PrevOcupAI - Prevention of occupational disorders in public administration based on artificial intelligence

PREDICT - Personalized therapy for RhEumatic DIseases via machine learning

PIC 4 COVID

Revolutionizing Healthcare: Empowering patients by valuing innovation and promoting entrepreneurship: Patient2Entrepreneurship

Um sistema inteligente para melhorar a segurança do doente e acompanhamento remoto pós-alta em cirurgia cardiotorácica

Activage - CUFIoT4AHA

Fast Track Covid

Diagnóstico de Saúde da população servida pelas IPSS associadas da CNIS

CardioFollow.AI

IMPACT-HTA: Improved methods and actionable tools for enhancing Health Technology Assessment

FrailCare.AI - Intelligent frailty pathways for the Portuguese elderly population and impact analysis of the telecare service SNS24 Proximidade Sénior

Clinical performance and critical cardiac patient: Lean methodology and clinical simulation, innovation in health care

Estudo da Base de Dados da Rede Nacional de Cuidados Continuados Integrados

LEAVES - Optimizing the mental health and resilience of older adults that have lost their spouse via blended, online therapy

EasyHealth4Covid

Multidisciplinary functional evaluation of cough

OSCAR - vOice Screening of CoronA virus

Projeto de apoio científico e supervisão das Equipas de Intervenção de Proximidade da Santa Casa da Misericórdia de Lisboa

COST Action – “The European Researchers' Network Working on Second Victims- ERNST

MHRights – Integrated Programme for the promotion of human rights of Persons with mental disorders

Population Health Information Research Infrastructure (PHIRI)

CA19133- EU Cost Action FOSTREN - Fostering a Collaborative Strengths-based Approach to Eliminating Coercion in European Mental Health Services

Joint Action Health Equities Europe (JAHEE)

COnhecer Mais PaRa Intervir MElhor – COMPRIME

PrimaryCare@COVID-19: Digital Platform for Supporting Chronic Patients and COVID-19 consultations and Monitoring in Primary Care

Produção e financiamento hospitalar no período pós-pandemia

O Impacto do uso da carboximaltose férrica na otimização da Hemoglobina pré-operatória no Patient Blood Management em hospitais portugueses

Caracterização do impacto no internamento hospitalar da doença vascular de 2010 a 2019

Avaliação do Desafio Stop Infeção Hospitalar!

Avaliação do Projeto de Prescrição Social em Unidades de Saúde Familiar em Lisboa

Index de Acesso à Inovação 2019

Perfil de Saúde, Determinantes e Utilização dos Serviços de Saúde da população do Município de Odivelas: contributos para o Planeamento e Intervenção em Saúde por parte dos atores municipais

Perfil de Saúde, Determinantes e Utilização dos Serviços de Saúde da população do Município de Torres Vedras: contributos para o Planeamento e Intervenção em Saúde por parte dos atores municipais

Boas Escolhas, Melhor Saúde

Barómetro Covid-19 Opinião Social: Conhecer, Decidir e Agir. Os Portugueses, a Covid-19 e as Respostas do Serviço Nacional de Saúde

Population Health Information Research Infrasctructure (PHIRI)

Gut microbiota, "Spark and Flame" of COVID-19 disease

Fatores de risco para infeção por SARS-CoV-2 em Portugal: um estudo caso-controlo de âmbito regional (ARSLVT)

HIV360 - HIV Core Outcome Set

The triad microbiota, immunity and recurrent pregnancy loss

Endometrial Natural Killer cells in recurrent pregnancy loss: a characterization by flow cytometry

“IoMum” Iodine status Monitoring in PortUguese pregnant woMen: impact of supplementation

Persistence of specific humoral and cellular immunity in children after SARS-CoV-2 infection

Endometrial Lymphocytic Populations in idiopathic Recurrent Pregnancy Loss

Impact of HIV-1 genetic diversity in immunodeficiency

Uterine Electromyography Processing for Preterm Delivery - Risk Evaluation

Genetic causes of immune-dysregulation in early-onset Type 1 diabetes

Imunomodulação na Pancreatite Aguda

Reprogramming inflammatory follicular T cells (Tfhi): from the clinic to precision immunotherapies

Decoding immunometabolism to thwart HIV-1 follicular reservoir

Financiamento do VIH no continuum do percurso da pessoa com doença

National register for the study of central precocious puberty- multi-centric, prospective study of the prevalence, etiology, therapy and follow-up of CPP

G6PD deficiency and possible association of hearing loss or absence of speech in São Tomé e Príncipe

The burden and costs of refractory depression

Excitabilidade cortical e a sua modulação, in vivo, na Perturbação Depressiva Major

Father's presence in pregnancy surveillance: couple's perspective

Lysosome dysfunction in age-related diseases

MECHAPP - alterações metabólicas em doentes com primeiros episódiso psicóticos tratados com antipsicóticos: um estudo observacional

PsiPROSPER - A multicenter retrospective study to analyse the impact of treatment with paliperidone palmitate on clinical outcomes and hospital resource utilization in adult patients with schizophrenia in Portugal

DEP-CARE - Dementia in Primary Care: The Patient, the Carer and the Doctor in the Medical Encounter

Osteoarthritis and Adherence to Mediterranean Diet

Prevalence of Psoriatic Arthritis (PsA) and performance evaluation of a PsA screening Questionnaire in the population of Portuguese patients with Psoriasis followed in a Dermatology setting (CheckAP)

Personalized therapy for RhEumatic DIseases via machine learning (PREDICT)

Improving Osteoporosis Treatment Adherence using ICTs: The Healthy Bone Program

Hip and Knee Osteoarthritis in Portugal: characterization of the population, current management and outcomes

No + Fracture Portugal Fracture Clinics Network Implementation

Check AP - Prevalence of Psoriatic Arthritis (PsA) and performance evaluation of a PsA screening Questionnaire in the population of Portuguese patients with Psoriasis followed in a Dermatology setting

SPLIT – Tratamento estratificado para indivíduos com dor lombar nos cuidados de saúde primários

SARA - SPLIT Application for Remote Rehabilitation

MyBack - Efetividade e implementação de um programa de autogestão personalizado para prevenir recorrências e incapacidade e promover a saúde músculo-esquelética em utentes com lombalgia

UrbanTB: From symptoms to diagnosis of Urban Tuberculosis, considering individual and contextual factors. What are the determinants and critical points of this delay?

Early recognition of cardiac injury associated with COVID-19 and clinical outcomes

Heparina de baixo peso molecular no tratamento da restrição de crescimento fetal precoce

ARCO - Alentejo Region Applied Research for COVID-19

Finnee - From spectra to formulas

FOIE GRAS: Bioenergetic Remodelling in the Pathophysiology and Treatment of Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease

Quadro temporário relativo a medidas de auxílio estatal em apoio da economia no atual contexto do surto de covid-19

Ventilador de emergência minimalista por pressão controlada para COVID-19

CONCORDIA: avaliação das principais preocupações da pessoa com Diabetes Mellitus tipo 2 na gestão da doença e fatores mais valorizados na consulta

Dieta Mediterrânica Promove Saúde (MEDITA)

Customized Human Milk Fortification Based on Measured Human Milk Composition to Improve the Quality of Growth in Very Preterm Infants: A Mixed-Cohort Study Protocol

cLabel+: “Alimentos inovadores “clean label” naturais, nutritivos e orientados para o consumidor”

VITACOV: Vitamin D-related polymorphisms and vitamin D levels as risk biomarkers of COVID-19 infection severity

MONET: Unravelling Microbiota-gut-brain axis paintings in obesity-associated Neuroinflammation: the blackbErry signaTure study

InDEPENDEnt/Marie Sklodowska-Curie grant

COVID-19 pandemic: the social distance at the school playground and its effects on children’s social-emotional competence and physical activity

Outdoor-oriented Practices in Early Childhood Education Project

UniverCIDADE VI – Programa de Desenvolvimento Desportivo

Academias do Conhecimento Gulbenkian OUT-TO-IN

Intestinal colonization in newborn infants with enterostomy

Efeitos de dois programas de intervenção nos fatores de risco de queda em idosos residentes na comunidade: programa de intervenção psicomotora versus programa de intervenção psicomotora combinada com exercício vibratório

CNIS_2019_2020 - Estudo “Projeto de INTERVENÇÃO COMPLEXA: As respostas sociais no percurso de cuidados à Pessoa com Dependência”

Análise e desenho modelo PIC HESE interoperabilidade e Taxonomia de Cuidados

ETIC (end-of-life trajectories in care) – Managing end-of-life trajectories in palliative care: a study on the work of healthcare professionals

Projeto 4IE + - Instituto Internacional de Investigação e Inovação do Envelhecimento

CIE - Centro Internacional sobre el Envejecimiento

PSL - Pograma para una Sociedade Longeva

aN Eu Curriculum for chef gasTro-engineering in primAry food care

ESACA - Ageing Safely in Alentejo. Understanding for Action

MicroSpA & MicroRA: The role of microbiome on biological therapy efficacy in axial Spondyloarthritis and Rheumatoid Arthritis - a new paradigm

InDEPENDEnt/Marie Sklodowska-Curie grant

Literacia em Saúde na prevenção de doenças crónicas (Diabetes)

Concilia.UE - Promover e Desenvolver a Conciliação da Vida Profissional, Pessoal e Familiar na Universidade de Évora

Literacia em Saúde da população do Ensino Superior: Desafios em Portugal

Integração de Imigrantes como Estratégia de Desenvolvimento Global: Evidência Experimental para Portugal e Cabo Verde

ELEVATE: Early detection of cervical cancer in hard-to-reach population of woman through portable and point-of-care HPV testing

Violência nas relações de intimidade em tempos de Covid-19: desigualdades de género e (novos) contornos da violência doméstica? (VD@Covid19)

Literacia em Saúde, Promoção da Saúde e Coesão Social em Populações Migrantes: Prevenção de Doenças Não-Transmissíveis

Relacionamentos, Stress e Agressão em tempos de Covid-19 em Portugal: novos contornos na violência doméstica e desigualdades de género? (RSA Covid-19)

European Human Biomonitoring Initiative (HBM4EU)

MycoClimaChange – Exposure to mycotoxins in a climate change scenario

Intervenção da Saúde Ocupacional junto dos profissionais de saúde com exposição a SARS-CoV-2 (Covid-19) na recuperação da pandemia

Publications

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Afonso, S., Lopes, S. (2020) Differences in clinical characteristics and utilization of emergency department by high-frequency users. Journal of Emergency Medicine. 59(1):153–160. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jemermed.2020.03.012 

 

Aguiar, J., Ribeiro, M., et al. (2020) Awareness about barriers to medication adherence in cardiovascular patients and strategies used in clinical practice by Portuguese clinicians: a nationwide study. International Journal of Clinical Pharmacy, 1-8. 10. https://doi.org/1007/s11096-020-01174-2  

 

Aline, J. Batalha, N. et al. (2020) Phase Angle from Bioelectric Impedance and Maturity-Related Factors in Adolescent Athletes: A Systematic Review. Sustainability. 12(12), 4806. https://doi.org/10.3390/su12124806 

 

Alves, J., Filipe, R., et al. (2020) Change in prevalence and social patterning of first- and second-hand smoking in Portugal: a repeated cross-sectional study (2005 and 2014). International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 17(10):3594. https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph17103594 

 

Alves, R., Caneiras, C., et al. (2020) Medical electronic prescription for home respiratory care services (Pem-crd) at a Portuguese university tertiary care centre (2014–2018): a case study. Sustainability (Switzerland). 1;12(23):1-11. e9859. https://doi.org/10.3390/su12239859 

 

Amin, S., Dunn, A. G., & Laranjo, L. (2020) Exposure to e-cigarette information and advertising in social media and e-cigarette use in Australia: A mixed methods study. Drug and alcohol dependence, 213, 108112. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2020.108112 

 

Amin, S., Dunn, A. G., & Laranjo, L. (2020) Why do people start or stop using e‐cigarettes in Australia? A qualitative interview‐based study. Health Promotion Journal of Australia. https://doi.org/10.1002/hpja.442 

 

Amorim, R., Ferreira, R., et al. (2020) Early Weaning of People Undergoing Invasive Mechanical Ventilation: The Impact of Rehabilitation Nursing Interventions. In: García-Alonso J., Fonseca C. (eds) Gerontechnology. IWoG 2019. Communications in Computer and Information Science, vol 1185. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-41494-8_24 

 

Antão, H., S., Sacadura-Leite, E., et al. (2020) Workplace Violence in Healthcare: A Single-Center Study on Causes, Consequences and Prevention Strategies ASUVA Acta Médica portuguesa 33:  1.  31-37. 

 

Araújo-Martins, J., Brás-Geraldes, C., et al. (2020) The potential role of peak nasal inspiratory flow to evaluate active sinonasal inflammation and disease severity. Scientific Reports (Nature Publisher Group), 10(1).

 

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Community Interventions

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