In this field of research, we are developing the following studies:
NEWLY financed project - EEA grant “HEPEeCONTROL- Hepatitis E virus -Epidemiology, control and safety”
Research Area Coordinator: Maria São José Alexandre | Email: email@example.com
Discovery of novel molecules against enteric virus (presently focusing in norovirus) and characterization of their mechanism of action.
Epidemiology of human viral diseases.
Vaccination against diphtheria, tetanus and rubella in Portugal. A seroepidemiologic study to evaluate strategies in course.
Saúde XXI, FEDER Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian -Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciência (IGC) (Concluded).
Member of the team (Maria de São José Nascimento).
Study the influence of Epstein-Barr Virus (EBV) on the sensitivity of EBV positive cancer cell lines to chemotherapeutical drugs. Work carried out at IPATIMUP and involving collaboration with our Department and CRC in Belfast, UK.
Induction of Epstein-Barr Virus (EBV) reactivation in Burkitt Lymphoma cells by anticancer drugs: a study aiming at identifying inducers and non-inducers of reactivation to help choosing the safer treatment options.
Scientific Research in Pre-graduation from the University of Porto (Concluded).
Principal investigator (Helena Vasconcelos)
Detection of human enteric pathogenic virus in environmental and food matrices.
We are presently focused in the study of molecular, epidemiologic and pathogenic aspects of canine norovirus and its zoonotic potential.
Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia - PTDC/CVT/113218/2009
“Novel canine norovirus: molecular, epidemiologic and pathogenic aspects”
Investigator Responsável: Maria São José Nascimento Starting Date: 22 December 2010 Project duration: 36 months