Article in Scientific Reports

Scientific reports published a paper by LaSEEB researchers (Prof. João Sanches) explaining a novel methodology that allows the reduction of challenges faced because of cell variability. By designing a geometric compensation algorithm to cope with cell-to-cell difference the team managed to generate expression maps at an accurate level. This proposed method could be explored in research or diagnostic to identify patterns associated with diseases.

LARSyS Annual Meeting 2018

LARSyS held its annual meeting on June 14-15 2018, at the Pavilhão do Conhecimento, bringing together the research community of ISR, IN+, MARETEC and M-ITI.

The goal of the workshop was to foster multidisciplinary discussions among researchers, align and re-invent agendas and pave the way to create new synergies and opportunities.

LaSEEB was represented by several members during the two-day event.

Award for presentation at the Spring-Summer Meeting 2017 of Multiple Sclerosis Study Group

Team of researchers from LaSEEB was awarded the prize of Best Oral Presentation at the Spring-Summer Meeting 2017 of GEEM (Grupo de Estudo de Esclerose Múltipla) – Sociedade Portuguesa de Neurologia. The meeting was held in Figueira da Foz, May 26 and 27.
R. Simões, A.F. Ladeira, M. Veloso, R. Gonçalves, J. Graça, P. Figueiredo, R. Nunes, “QUANTEMTOOL – Ferramenta de Análise Quantitativa por Ressonância Magnética no Estudo da Esclerose Múltipla”. 
The work was developed during Rafael Simoes’s (Biomedical Engineer) Master Thesis, under supervision of Prof. Rita Nunes and Dr. Joana Graça from Hospital Egas Moniz.

Janssen Neuroscience RWE Award 2017 – 2º Prize

Team of researchers from LaSEEB and Hospital de Santa Maria were awarded the Janssen Neuroscience RWE Award 2017 – 2º Prize, in the category “Séries Clínicas”.
M. Tavares, S. Reimão, I. Chendo, R.G. Nunes, “Neuromelanin Magnetic Resonance Imaging of the Substantia Nigra in First Episode Psychosis Patients with Psychotropic Drugs Consumption”.
The work was developed under the scope of Marta Tavares (Biomedical Engineer) Master Thesis. The award delivery took place at the Janssen Neuroscience Forum, 6th May 2017, PT Meeting Center, FIL, in Lisboa.