ISAMB Students Meetings

The Environmental Health Institute of the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Lisbon will hold the I ISAMB PhD Students Meeting and the II EnviHealth&Co PhD Students Annual Meeting. This will be a space for presentation and discussion of the research projects of each ISAMB PhD candidate with the scientific community. The meeting aims to connect people and to promote the exchange of ideas, in a constructive and stimulating environment for those who are interested in different topics related to Environmental Health.

The meeting will take place on October 11th, 2019, in Auditorium Anfiteatro Cid dos Santos, second floor, lift #7 (Santa Maria’s Hospital building), Faculty of Medicine, University of Lisbon (+info).

Registration is free of charge but mandatory, and can be done here.



8:30 Registration
9:00 Opening session
9:30 Oral presentations
Sleep in Portugal: A European perspective – Cátia Reis (Empresa de acolhimento: CENC)

Effects of HCV clearance on hepatic disease and cardiometabolic profile – Joana Freitas (Empresa de acolhimento: CENC)

Circadian misalignment, its associations with health & productivity in blue collar workers: a chronotype-based approach – Sara Madeira (Empresa de acolhimento: Jerónimo Martins)

Development of an Environmental Health Index. Evaluation and foresight the impact of urban environment on health: a multicriteria decision analysis approach – Marta Salgado (Empresa de acolhimento: Valorsul)

11:15 Coffee break | Poster session I
11:45 Invited speaker
Models of change in health and wellbeing – Margarida Gaspar de Matos (ISAMB & Faculdade de Motricidade Humana, Universidade de Lisboa)
12:15 Poster session II
12:30 Lunch
13:30 Oral presentations II
Game-based interventions for neuropsychological rehabilitation in MCI patients – Filipa Brito (Empresa de acolhimento: Nippon Gases Portugal)

Pulmonary Rehabilitation on COPD: impact on patients’ self-efficacy – Catarina Santos (Empresa de acolhimento: Nippon Gases Portugal)

Dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease in Portugal: from illness progression to economic costs – Patrícia Lindeza (Empresa de acolhimento: MSD)

Anti-Drug Antibodies in the therapeutic response of IBD patients – Cátia Rocha (Empresa de acolhimento: MSD)

15:15 Coffee break | Poster session III
15:45 Oral presentations III
Mortality associated with excessive heat periods: contribution to a local strategy for public health promotion – Liliane Morais (Empresa de acolhimento: QART)

Detection and quantification of enteric viruses in drinking water and wastewater – Daniel Salvador (Empresa de acolhimento: EPAL)

Risk assessment of disinfection by-products in drinking water – Raquel Chaves (Empresa de acolhimento: EPAL)

17:00 Closing session