Teresa Pinheiro

POSITION: Auxiliary Researcher & Invited Professor IST

RESEARCH THEME: Biomarkers for metals, combined exposures and non-communicable diseases

E-mail: teresa.pinheiro@tecnico.ulisboa.pt

Research Topics

  • New imaging tools of nanometre resolution to study the mechanisms of interaction of metal pollutants or nanomaterials with living cells;
  • Screen individuals to identify relevant biomarkers for noncommunicable diseases

Research Team

  • Estela Vicente
  • Pedro Silva

Education

  • PhD in Biology, University of Lisbon, Portugal, 1995

  • Invited Researcher, Lund Institute of Science and Technology, Lund University, Sweden, 1992-1993              
  • Research fellowship, European Commission, IRMM, Geel, Belgium, 1989-1992

Positions

  • Auxiliary Researcher, Instituto Tecnológico e Nuclear, Sacavém, Portugal, 1995-2012                        

  • Invited Auxiliary Professor Department of Physics, Instituto Superior Técnico, University of Lisbon, Portugal, 2009 – present

  • Auxiliary Researcher, Department of Nuclear Sciences and Engineering, Instituto Superior Técnico, University of Lisbon, Portugal, 2012 – present

Selected Publications

Ribeiro N, Roya S, Butenko N, Cavaco I, Pinheiro T, Alho I, Marques F, Avecilla F, Costa Pessoa J Correia I. New Cu(II) complexes with pyrazolyl derived Schiff base ligands: Synthesis and biological evaluation. Journal of Inorganic Biochemistry 174 (2017) 63–75. Doi: 10.1016/j.jinorgbio.2017.05.011

Vasco, M.S., Alves, L.C., Corregidor, V., Correia, D., Godinho, C.P., Sá-Correia, I., Bettiol, A., Watt, F. and Pinheiro, T. 3D map distribution of metallic nanoparticles in whole cells using MeV ion microscopy. Journal of Microscopy. 2017 (online) doi:10.1111/jmi.12561

Bento, J.B., Franca, R.D.G., Pinheiro, T. Alves, L.C., Pinheiro, H.M., Lourenço, N.D. Using nuclear microscopy to characterize the interaction of textile-used silver nanoparticles with a biological wastewater treatment system. Nucl Instrum Methods B. 404 (2017) 150–154. DOI: 10.1016/j.nimb.2017.01.01

Pinheiro, T., Almeida, S.M., Félix, P., Franco, C., Garcia, S.M., Lopes, C., Bugalho de Almeida, A., Chp 27 – Air quality in metal industries: exhaled breath condensate, a tool for noninvasive evaluation of air pollution exposure, in: The Quality of Air, Ed: Miguel de la Guardia and Sergio Armenta, Series: Comprehensive Analytical Chemistry, 73 (2016) 731-764. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/bs.coac.2016.03.014   Book chapter

Napoleão, P., Cabral, L.B., Selas, M., Freixo, C., Monteiro, M.D., Criado, M.B., Costa, M.C., Enguita, F.J., Viegas-Crespo, A.M., Saldanha, C., Carmo, M.M., Ferreira R.C., Pinheiro, T. Stratification of ST-elevation myocardial infarction patients based on soluble CD40L longitudinal changes. Translational Research 2016;176:95-104 DOI: 10.1016/j.trsl.2016.04.005.

All Papers, Book Chapters and Others

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Chapters in books

T. Pinheiro, F. Mesquita, R. Fernandes, I. Pinto Ribeiro, U. Wätjen, W. Maenhaut, M.J. Halpern, Trace elements and atherosclerosis, in: Molecular Biology of Atherosclerosis, ed. M.J. Halpern, Libbey, London, (1992), p.531.

T. Pinheiro, M.D. Ynsa and L.C. Alves. Imaging biological structures with proton microprobe. In Modern Research and Educational Topics in Microscopy, Microscopy series Nº3, Vol. 1, Ed. A. Mendez-Vilas and J. Diaz, Formatex, Badajoz, Spain, (2007) pp. 237.

P. Napoleão, M. Selas, C. Ramos, A. Turkman, V. Andreozzi, M. Mota Carmo, A. M. Viegas-Crespo, R. Cruz Ferreira, T. Pinheiro. The Role of Inflammatory Biomarkers in the Assessment of Coronary Artery Disease, Coronary Angiography – Advances in Noninvasive Imaging Approach for Evaluation of Coronary Artery Disease, Branislav Baskot (Ed.), ISBN: 978-953-307-675-1, InTech, (2011) pp. 414. http://www.intechopen.com/articles/show/title/the-role-of-inflammatory-biomarkers-in-the-assessment-of-coronary-artery-disease

Patrícia Napoleão, Mafalda Selas, Cláudia Freixo, Catarina Ramos, Valeska Andreozzi, Antónia Turkman, Miguel Mota Carmo, Ana Maria Viegas-Crespo, Rui Cruz Ferreira and Teresa Pinheiro (2011). The Role of Inflammatory Biomarkers in the Assessment of Coronary Artery Disease, Coronary Angiography – Advances in Noninvasive Imaging Approach for Evaluation of Coronary Artery Disease, Prof. Baskot Branislav (Ed.), ISBN: 978-953-307-675-1, InTech, DOI: 10.5772/18117. Available from: http://www.intechopen.com/books/coronary-angiography-advances-in-noninvasive-imaging-approach-for-evaluation-of-coronary-artery-disease/the-role-of-inflammatory-biomarkers-in-the-assessment-of-coronary-artery-disease

C. Ramos, Napoleão P, Cruz Ferreira R, Fondinho C, Selas M, Mota Carmo M, Crespo AM, Pinheiro T. Relationship between ox–LDL, immune cells, atheroma dimensions and angiographic measurements assessed by coronary angiography and intravascular ultrasound. In: Coronary Angiography: WHAT SHOULD WE KNOW ABOUT PREVENTED, DIAGNOSTIC, AND INTERVENTIONAL THERAPY IN CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE, Branislav Baskot (Ed.) (ISBN 980-953-307-720-3). InTech (2013). http://dx.doi.org/10.5772/45953.

Pinheiro, T., Almeida, S.M., Félix, P., Franco, C., Garcia, S.M., Lopes, C., Bugalho de Almeida A. Air Quality in Metal Industries: Exhaled Breath Condensate, a Tool for Noninvasive Evaluation of Air Pollution Exposure, in: The Quality of Air. Ed: Miguel de la Guardia and Sergio Armenta, Series: Comprehensive Analytical Chemistry. Volume 73, 2016, Pages 731–764, Elsevier. DOI: 10.1016/bs.coac.2016.03.014.

 

Papers in international scientific periodicals with referees

A.P. Jesus, M.T. Pinheiro, I.A. Nisa, J.P. Ribeiro, J.S. Lopes, L-Shell production cross section for PIXE analysis of elements from Ag to U, Nucl. Instr. and Methods 1986;B15:595-597.

T. Pinheiro, H. Duflou, W. Maenhaut, Applicability of microwave acid digestion to sample preparation of biological materials for analysis of Particle Induced X-ray Emission (PIXE), Biol. Trace Elem. Res. 1990; 26/27: 589-597.

T. Pinheiro, J. Halpern, R. Fernandes, S. Ramos, S. Silva, H. Duflou, J. Cafmeyer, W. Maenhaut, Brain trace element alterations in atherosclerosis, Nucl. Instr. and Methods 1990; B49:191-194.

T. Pinheiro, U.A.S. Tapper, K. Sturesson, A. Brun, Experimental investigations into sample preparation of Alzheimer tissue specimens for Nuclear Microprobe analysis, Nucl. Instr. and Methods 1991;B54:186-190.

T. Pinheiro, W. Maenhaut, U. Wätjen, M.J. Halpern, Trace elements in human blood: alterations associated with myocardial infarction, Int. J. PIXE, 1992;2:469-479.

T. Pinheiro, R. Fernandes, W. Maenhaut, G. Hebbrecht, U. Wätjen, M.J. Halpern, Trace element changes in cardiovascular diseases, Nucl. Instr. and Methods 1993;B75:160-164

J. Pallon, J. Knox, B. Forslind, Y. Werner-Linde, T. Pinheiro, Applications in Medicine using the new Lund Microprobe, Nucl. Instr. and Methods 1993;B77:287-293.

T. Pinheiro. Biologia dos Elementos Vestigiais na Aterosclerose (Dissertação de Doutoramento), (Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal, 1995).

J. Pallon, P. Homman, T. Pinheiro, M.J. Halpern, K. Malmqvist, A view on elemental distribution alterations of coronary artery walls in the atherogenesis, Nucl. Instr. and Methods 1995;B104:344-350. doi:10.1016/0168-583X(95)00453-X

T. Pinheiro, J. Canena, J. Reis, A.M. Santos, A.S. Pinto, M.G. Quina, M.A. Reis, L.C. Alves, Dyspepsia Treatment with Al Compounds Widely Used in Clinical Practice – an Animal Model Approach, Nucl. Instr. and Meth. 1996;B109/110:318-322.

T. Pinheiro, J. Pallon, R. Fernandes, M.J. Halpern, P. Homman, K. Malmqvist, Proton Microprobe Applied to the Study of Coronary Artery Walls – a Distinct Look at Atherogenesis, Cellular and Molecular Biology 1996;42:89-102.

T. Pinheiro, A. Bugalho de Almeida, J.R. Vieira, A. Fernandes, L.C. Alves, M. Reis, J. Carvalho Soares, Elemental Distribution in the Human Respiratory System and Excretion Organs – Absorption and Accumulation, X-ray Spectrom. 1997;26:217-222.

J. Canena, J. Reis, A.S. Pinto, A.M. Santos, J. Leitão, T. Pinheiro, M.G. Quina, Distribution of bismuth in the rat after oral dosing with ranitidine bismuth citrate and bismuth subcitrate, J. Pharm. and Pharmacol. 1998;50:279-283.

M.L. Carvalho, T. Pinheiro, M.A. Barreiros, C. Casaca, A.S. Cunha, P. Chevallier, Amalgam Components Drift in Teeth – Toxicity Risks: a preliminary approach, Nucl. Instr. and Meth. 1998; B136/138:913-918

M.J. Almeida, G. Moura, T. Pinheiro, J. Machado, J. Coimbra, Modifications in Crassostrea gigas shell composition exposed to high concentrations of lead, Aquatic Toxicol. 1998;40:323-334

F. Araújo, T. Pinheiro, L.C. Alves, P. Valério, F. Gaspar, J. Alves, Elemental composition in sediments and water in the Trancão river basin. A preliminary study. Nucl. Instr. And Meth. 1998;B136-138:1005-1012.

T. Pinheiro, A. Bugalho de Almeida, L. Alves, M.C. Freitas, D. Moniz, E. Alvarez, P. Monteiro, M. Reis, Biological Monitoring of Toxic Metals – Steel Workers Respiratory Health Survey, Nucl. Instr. and Meth. 1999;B150:185-192.

T. Pinheiro, M.F.Araújo, P.M. Carreira, P. Valério, D. Nunes, L.C. Alves, Pollution assessment in the Trancão river basin (Portugal) by PIXE, EDXRF and isotopic analysis, Nucl. Instr. And Meth. 1999;B150:306-311.

T. Pinheiro, M.L. Carvalho, C. Casaca, M.A. Barreiros, A. S. Cunha and P. Chevallier, Microprobe Analysis of Teeth by Synchrotron Radiation: Environmental Contamination, Nucl. Instr. and Meth. 1999; B158:393-398.

T. Pinheiro, L.C. Alves, A. Bugalho de Almeida, M.J. Palhano, E. Pålsgård, G.W. Grime, Airborne Particulate Matter Localisation in the Human Respiratory System, Nucl. Instr. and Meth. 1999;B158:499-504.

M.L. Carvalho, C. Casaca, T. Pinheiro, J.P. Marques, P. Chevallier, A.S. Cunha, Analysis of human teeth and bones from the Chalcolithic period by X-ray spectrometry, Nucl. Instr. and Meth. 2000;B168:559-565.

M.L. Carvalho, C. Casaca, J.P. Marques, T. Pinheiro, A.S. Cunha, P. Chevallier, Human teeth elemental profiles by synchrotron radiation: Dietary habits and environmental influence, X-ray Spectrom. 2001;30:190-193.

T. Pinheiro, L.C. Alves, M.J. Palhano, A. Bugalho de Almeida, Mobilisation of Toxic Elements in the Human Respiratory System, Nucl. Instr. and Meth. 2001;B181:499-505.

P.A. Lopes, T. Pinheiro, M.C. Santos, M.L. Mathias, M.J. Collares-Pereira, A.M. Viegas-Crespo, Response of antioxidant enzymes in freshwater fish populations (Leuciscus alburnoides complex) to inorganic pollutants exposure, The Science of Total Environ. 2001;280:153-163.

M.A. Barreiros, T. Pinheiro, M.F. Araújo, M.M. Costa, M. Palha, R.C. da Silva, Quality assurance of X-ray spectrometry for chemical analysis, Spectrochim. Acta Part B, 2001;56:2095-2106.

T. Pinheiro, P. Rocha, P.A. Lopes, A.M. Viegas-Crespo, M.C. Santos, M.L. Mathias Laboratory testing of biochemical effects of Mn, Fe and Se in the Algerian mouse (Mus spretus), Ecotoxicology and Environmental Restoration 2001;4:60-63.

P.A. Lopes, A.M. Viegas-Crespo, A.C. Nunes, T. Pinheiro, C. Marques, M.C. Santos, M.L. Mathias, Influence of age, sex and sexual activity on trace element levels and antioxidant enzyme activities in field mice (Apodemus sylvaticus and Mus spretus), Biol. Trace Elem. Res. 2002;85:227-239.

M.D. Ynsa, T. Pinheiro, F.J. Ager, L.C. Alves, J.C. Millán, M.A. Gómez-Zubelbia, M.A. Respaldiza, PIXE Studies of Osteoporosis Preventive Treatments, Nucl. Instr. and Meth. 2002;189:431-436

T. Pinheiro, L.C. Alves, F. Araújo, M.A. Barreiros, S. Bohic, A. Simionovici, Imaging and quantification of trace metals in biomedical samples using Synchrotron Induced X-ray Fluorescence and Nuclear Microprobe techniques, J. Phys. IV 2003;104:321-324.

M. F. Araújo, T. Pinheiro, P. Valério, A. Barreiros, A. Simionovici, S. Bohic and A. Melo, Analysis of a Roman Centaurus from Canas de Senhorim (Portugal) – Comparative study using EDXRF and SRXRF, J. Phys. IV 2003;104:523-526

T. Pinheiro, J.N. Silva, L.C. Alves, P. Filipe, Iron deposition in skin of patients with haemochromatosis, Nucl. Instr. and Meth. 2003;B210:373-377.

A.M. Viegas-Crespo, P.A. Lopes, T. Pinheiro, M.C. Santos, P.D. Rodrigues, A.C. Nunes, C. Marques, M.L. Mathias, Hepatic elemental contents and SOD and GST activities in Algerian mice (Mus spretus) inhabiting a mine area at Central Portugal, The Science of Total Environ. 2003;311:101-109.

P. Napoleão, T. Pinheiro, C. Sousa Reis. Elemental characterization of the vestigial shell of Octopus vulgaris Cuvier, 1787. Boletín Instituto Español de Oceanografia, 2003; 19: 509-512.

M.D. Ynsa, F.J. Ager, J.C. Millán, M.A. Gómez-Zubelbia, T. Pinheiro, Effect of Hormone Replacement Therapy on the elemental contents of uterus tissue, Biol. Trace Elem Res. 2004;101:37-46

Lopes PA, Napoleão P, Pinheiro T, Santos MC, Rogrigues MO, Costa L, Ceia F, Vicente L, Pavão ML, Nève J, Viegas-Crespo AM. Trace element and redox markers in human atherosclerosis: relationship with apo E polymorphism. The Journal of Trace Elements in Experimental Medicine, 2004;17: 204.

M. C. Santos, A. L. Oliveira, A.M. Viegas-Crespo, L. Vicente, A. Barreiros, P. Monteiro, T. Pinheiro, A. Bugalho de Almeida, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease and Oxidative Stress, Atemw.-LungenKrkh, 2004;30:627-633.

M. C. Santos, A.L. Oliveira, A.M. Viegas-Crespo, L. Vicente, A. Barreiros, P. Monteiro, T. Pinheiro, A. Bugalho de Almeida, Systemic markers of redox balance in Chronic Obstrutive Pulmonary Disease, Biomarkers 2004;9:461-469.

J. Silva, P. Filipe, R. Silva, J.L. Cirne-de-Castro, L. Alves, A. Veríssimo, T. Pinheiro, Localisation of titanium dioxide nanoparticles in human skin, J. Europ. Academy of Dermatol. Venereol. 2004;18 Suppl.2:170-171.

P. Napoleão, C. Sousa Reis, L.C. Alves and T. Pinheiro, Morphologic characterisation and elemental distribution of Octopus vulgaris Cuvier, 1797 vestigial shell, Nucl Instrum. and Meth. 2005;231:345-349.

P. Aguer, L.C. Alves, Ph. Barberet, E. Gontier, S. Incerti, C. Michelet-Habchi, Zs. Kertész, A.Z. Kiss, P. Moretto, J. Pallon, T. Pinheiro, J.E. Surlève-Bazeille, Z. Szikszai, A. Veríssimo, M.D. Ynsa, Skin morphology and layer identification using different STIM geometries, Nucl Instrum. and Meth. 2005;231:292-299.

P. Napoleão, T. Pinheiro, C. Sousa Reis, Elemental characterisation of tissues of Octopus vulgaris along the Portuguese coast, Sc. Total Env., 2005;231:345-349.

C.C. Marques, A.C. Nunes, T. Pinheiro, P.A. Lopes, M.C. Santos, A. M. Viegas-Crespo, M.G. Ramalhinho, M.L. Mathias, An assessment of time-dependent effects of lead exposure in Algerian mice (Mus spretus) using different methodological approaches, Biol. Trace Elem. Res. 2006; 109:75-90.

P. Napoleão, P.A. Lopes, M.C. Santos, J.-P. Steghens, A.M. Viegas-Crespo, T. Pinheiro, Redox Balance and Blood Elemental Levels in Atherosclerosis, Nucl Instrum. and Meth. 2006;249:702-705

Guinote I, R. Fleming, R. Silva, P. Filipe, J. N. Silva, A. Veríssimo, L.C. Alves, T. Pinheiro, Using skin to assess iron accumulation in human metabolic disorders, Nucl Instrum. and Meth. 2006; 249:697-701.

PA Lopes, P Napoleão, T Pinheiro, F Ceia, JP Steghens, MC Santos, AM Viegas-Crespo. Systemic markers of the redox balance and apolipoprotein E polymorphism in atherosclerosis – the relevance for an integrated study. Biological Trace Element Research 2006;112: 57-76.

M.D. Ynsa, F.J. Ager, L.C. Alves, M.A. Zubeldia, J.C. Millan, T. Pinheiro, Elemental distributions in femoral bone of rat under osteoporosis preventive treatments. J. Microscopy 2006; 224:298-305.

P. Napoleão, A. Melão, M.C. Santos, L. Veiga, M. Selas, R. Ferreira, A.M. Viegas-Crespo, T. Pinheiro. Inflammation and redox balance markers levels in patients with acute myocardium infarction Atherosclerosis Supplements 2006;7:84.

A. Veríssimo, L.C. Alves, P. Filipe, J.N. Silva, R. Silva, M.D. Ynsa, E. Gontier, Ph. Moretto, J. Pallon, T. Pinheiro. Nuclear Microscopy: a tool for imaging elemental distribution and percutaneous absorption in vivo. Microscopy Res Tech 2007;70:302-309. DOI: 10.1002/jemt.20402

T. Pinheiro, J.Pallon, L.C. Alves, A. Veríssimo, P. Filipe, J.N. Silva, R. Silva. The influence of corneocyte structure on the interpretation of permeation profiles of nanoparticles across skin. Nucl. Instrum. Meth. 2007; 260:119-123.

T. Mrak, J. Simčič, P. Pelicon, Z. Jeran, M.A. Reis, T. Pinheiro. Use of micro-PIXE in the study of arsenate uptake in lichens and its influence on element distribution and concentrations. Nucl. Instrum. Meth. 2007; 260:245-253. doi:10.1016/j.nimb.2007.02.029

P. Napoleão, M.C. Santos, M. Selas, R. Cruz Ferreira, A.M. Crespo and T. Pinheiro. The function of platelets and endothelium in the acute myocardial infarction. Atherosclerosis Supplements, 2007;8: 219

P. Napoleão, Santos MC, Selas M, Cruz Ferreira R, Viegas-Crespo AM, Pinheiro T. Inflammatory indicators in the evolution of acute myocardial infarction. Inflammation Research, 2007; 56 (Suppl 2): S107 – A88.

P. Napoleão, M Selas, A Toste, A Turkman, V Andreozzi, AM Viegas-Crespo, T Pinheiro, R Cruz Ferreira. Oxidized low density lipoprotein levels associate with culprit vessel in ST-elevation myocardial infarction. European Heart Journal, 2008; 29 (Abstract Supp):321.

P. Napoleão, R. Cruz Ferreira, M. Selas, M. Monteiro, A. Viegas-Crespo, T. Pinheiro Platelet and endothelium status in the acute myocardial infarction. Atherosclerosis Supplements 2008;9:144

C.C. Marques, S.I. Gabriel, T. Pinheiro, A.M. Viegas-Crespo, M.L. Mathias, M.J. Bebianno. Metallothionein levels in Algerian mice (Mus spretus) exposed to elemental pollution: an ecophysiological approach. Chemosphere 2008;71:1340-1347.

E. Gontier; M.D. Ynsa;  T. Bíró;  J. Hunyadi;  B. Kiss;  K. Gáspár;  T. Pinheiro;  J.N. Silva;  P. Filipe;  J. Stachura;  W. Dabros;  T. Reinert;  T. Butz;  P. Moretto; J.E. Surléve-Bazeille. Is there penetration of titania nanoparticles in sunscreens through skin? A comparative electron and ion microscopy study. Nanotoxicology 2008;2:218 – 231. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/17435390802538508.

T. Pinheiro, Biomedical applications of PIXE. Int J PIXE 2008; 70:1-6.

T. Pinheiro 1, R. Fleming, A. Gonçalves, M. Neres, L.C. Alves, J.N. Silva, P. Filipe, R. Silva. Imaging Iron in Skin and Liver: non-invasive tools for hemochromatosis therapy. Nucl Instrum Meth 2009; 2697:2140-2143

T. Pinheiro, A. Barreiros, L.C. Alves, M. Neres, R. Fleming, J.N. Silva, P. Filipe, R. Silva, Changes of iron concentrations in skin and plasma of patients with heamochromatosis along therapy. J Radioanal Nucl Chem. 2009; 281:161-164.

I. Gomez-Morilla, T. Pinheiro, S. Odenbach, M.D. Ynsa Alcala, X-ray tomography as a complementary technique to Nuclear Microscopy for biomedical applications. Nucl Instrum Meth 2009;267:2103-2106.

P. Filipe, J.N. Silva, R. Silva, J.L. Cirne de Castro, M. Marques Gomes, L.C. Alves, R. Santus, T. Pinheiro, Stratum Corneum Is an Effective Barrier to TiO2 and ZnO Nanoparticle Percutaneous Absorption, Skin Pharmacol Physiol 2009;22:266-75. doi: 10.1159/000235554

RM Godinho, HT Wolterbeek, MT Pinheiro, LC Alves, T.G Verburg; MC Freitas. Micro-scale elemental distribution in the thallus of Flavoparmelia caperata transplanted to polluted site.  J Radioanal Nucl Chem. 2009; 281:205-210.

S.M. Almeida, P.M. Felix, C. Franco, T. Pinheiro, M.C. Freitas, k(0)-INAA performance in the measurement of filters sampled in an industry with high loadings of metals. Nucl Instrum Methods A 2010;622:453-455.

S.M. Almeida, P.M. Félix, C. Franco, M.C. Freitas, L.C. Alves, T. Pinheiro, M.A. Barreiros, S.M. Garcia. Using the exhaled breath condensate as a tool non-invasive evaluation of pollutant exposure. Int. J. Environment and Health 2010;4:293-304.

M. Mota Carmo, P. Napoleão, S. Andrade, A.M. Selas, C. Freixo, A Turkman, V. Andreozzi, A.M. Viegas-Crespo, T. Pinheiro, R.C. Ferreira, High Oxidized LDL Associate to Low T-Lymphocytes in Acute Myocardial Infarction. Circulation 2010;122: E161.

T. Pinheiro, M.A. Barreiros, L.C. Alves, P.M. Felix, C. Franco, J. Sousa, S.M. Almeida Particulate matter in exhaled breath condensate: A promising indicator of environmental conditions. Nucl Instrum Methods B 2011; 269: 2404–2408.

S.M. Almeida, A. Silva, M.C. Freitas, A.M. Marques, C.A. Ramos, A.I. Silva, T. Pinheiro. Characterization of Dust Material Emitted during Harbour Activities by k0-INAA and PIXE. J Radioanal Nucl Chem 2012; 291(1)77-82. DOI 10.1007/s10967-011-1279-4.

A.V. Silva, S.M. Almeida, M.C. Freitas, A.M. Marques, A.I. Silva, C.A. Ramos, T. Pinheiro. INAA and PIXE characterization of heavy metals and rare earth elements emissions from phosphorite handling in harbours. J Radioanal Nucl Chem 2012;294(2):277-281. DOI: 10.1007/s10967-011-1524-x.

I. Emerit, J. Antunes, J,M. Silva, J. Freitas, T. Pinheiro, P. Filipe. Clastogenic Plasma Factors in Psoriasis – Comparison of phototherapy and anti-TNFa treatments. Photochem Photobiol 2011; 87:1427-1432. DOI: 10.1111/j.1751-1097.2011.00982.x.

M.D. Ynsa, R. Minquin, R. Rajendran, T. Pinheiro, F. Watt. Consequences of fat diet in the distribution of minerals within pancreatic tissues of rats and rabbits. Microscopy and Microanalysis 2012;18:1060–1066. http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S1431927612001547.

S.M. Almeida, A.V. Silva, M.C. Freitas, A.M. Marques, C.A. Ramos, A.I. Silva, T. Pinheiro. Characterization of Dust Material Emitted during Harbour Activities by k0-INAA and PIXE. Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry 2012: 291:77-82. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10967-011-1279-4.

P.M. Félix, C. Franco, M.A. Barreiros, B. Batista, S. Bernardes, S.M. Garcia, A.B. Almeida, S.M. Almeida, H.Th. Wolterbeek, T. Pinheiro. Biomarkers of exposure to metal dust in exhaled breath condensate: methodology optimization. Archives of Environmental and Occupational Health. 2013; 68(2)72-79. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/19338244.2011.638951.

P.M. Félix, S.M. Almeida, T. Pinheiro, J. Sousa, C. Franco, H.Th. Wolterbeek. Assessment of exposure to metals in lead processing industries. Int J Environm Health. 2013; 216:17–24. doi:10.1016/j.ijheh.2012.03.003

M.A. Barreiros, T. Pinheiro, P.M. Felix, C. Franco, M. Santos, F. Araújo, M.C. Freitas, S.M. Almeida. Exhaled Breath Condensate as a biomonitor for metal exposure: A new analytical challenge. J. Radional Nucl Chem. J. Radional Nucl Chem. 2013;297-377-382. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10967-012-2366-x

S.M. Almeida, M.C. Freitas, M. Reis, T. Pinheiro, P.M. Felix, C.A. Pio. Fifteen Years of Nuclear Techniques Application to Suspended Particulate Matter Studies, The Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry. 2013; 297(3):347-356. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10967-012-2354-1.

T. Pinheiro, L. Moita, L. Silva, E. Mendonça, A. Picado. Nuclear microscopy as a tool in TiO2 nanoparticles bioaccumulation studies in aquatic species. Nucl Instrum Methods B 2013; 306:117-120. DOI: 10.1016/j.nimb.2012.12.049

R.M. Godinho, J. Raimundo, C. Vale, B. Anes, P. Brito, L.C. Alves, T. Pinheiro. Micro-scale elemental partition in tissues of the aquatic plant Lemna minor L. exposed to highway drainage water. Nucl Instrum Methods B 2013;306: 150-152. 152 DOI: 10.1016/j.nimb.2012.10.032

T. Pinheiro, 13th International Conference on Microprobe Technology and Applications (ICNMTA2012) 2013;306:1-2. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0168-583X(13)00525-9.

P. Napoleão, M. Selas, C. Freixo, M. Mota Carmo, A.M. Viegas-Crespo, R. Cruz Ferreira, T. Pinheiro. T lymphocytes alterations are associated with oxidized LDL, troponin T, white blood cells and C-reactive protein during acute myocardial infarction. Clinical Hemorheology and Microcirculation 2014; 56(1), 57-66. DOI: 10.3233/ch-121665

S.M. Almeida, A.V. Silva, S.M. Garcia, T. Pinheiro. Chemical profile of fugitive particulate emissions. J. Radioanal. Nucl. Chem. 2014; 300(2): 653-661. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10967-014-2980-x.

R.M. Godinho, C. Vale, , M. Caetano, L.C. Alves, T. Pinheiro. Microdistribution of major to trace elements between roots of Halimione portulacoides and host sediments (Tagus estuary marsh, Portugal). Plant and Soil 2014; 376:129-137. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11104-013-1935-2

T. Pinheiro, R. Silva, R. Fleming, A. Gonçalves, M.A. Barreiros, J. N. Silva, P. Morlière, R. Santus, P. Filipe. Primary hemochromatosis: Distribution and quantitation of skin iron. Correlations with total body stores. Acta Dermato-Venereologica. 2014; 94:14-19. http://dx.doi.org/10.2340/00015555-1601.

R.M. Godinho, Maria Teresa Cabrita, Luıs C. Alves, Teresa Pinheiro. Imaging of intracellular metal partitioning in marine diatoms exposed to metal pollution: consequences to cellular toxicity and metal fate in the environment. Metallomics 2014; 6(9)1626-31. http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/c4mt00105b.

Ramos C, Napoleão P, Selas M, Freixo C, Viegas Crespo AM, Mota Carmo M, Cruz Ferreira R, Pinheiro T. Prognostic Value of VEGF in Patients Submitted to Percutaneous Coronary Intervention. Disease Markers 2014, 135357; http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/135357

Nogueira M.A., Abreu A., Pinheiro T., Ramos C., Silva-Cunha P., Oliveira M., Nogueira-da-Silva M., Feliciano J., Soares R., Cruz Ferreira R. Modulation of the inflammatory response and apoptosis by cardiac resynchronization in heart failure. European Journal of Heart Failure. 2014:16( Suppl 2): 44.

Nogueira MA,Abreu A,  Pinheiro T, Ramos C,  Cunha PS, Oliveira M, Feliciano J, Soares R,  Mota-Carmo M, Cruz-Ferreira. Modulation of the inflammatory response and apoptosis by cardiac resynchronization in heart failure. European Journal of Heart Failure. 2014;35 (S1): 169-169

P.M. Félix, S.M. Almeida, C. Franco, A.B. Almeida, C. Lopes, M.I. Claro, E. Fragoso, C. Teles, H.Th. Wolterbeek, T. Pinheiro. The suitability of EBC-Pb as a new biomarker to assess occupational exposure to lead, International Journal of Environmental Health Research. 2015; 25:67-80. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09603123.2014.893569.

R.M. Godinho, M.T. Cabrita, L.C. Alves, T. Pinheiro. Changes of the elemental distributions in marine diatoms as a reporter of sample preparation artefacts. A nuclear microscopy application. Nucl Instrum Methods B 2015; 348:265-268. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.nimb.2014.11.063.

T. Pinheiro , M.D. Ynsa, L.C. Alves , P. Teixeira , J. Ferreira , P. Filipe. Impact of inflammation on iron stores in involved and non-involved psoriatic skin. Nucl Instrum Methods B 2015;348 119–122. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.nimb.2014.11.042.

R.M. Godinho, P. Pereira, J. Raimundo, M. Pacheco, T. Pinheiro. Elemental mapping inventory of the fish Liza aurata brain: a biomarker of metal pollution vulnerability, Metallomics 2015;7(2):277-82. http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/c4mt00281d.

Gulson B, McCall MJ, Bowman DM, Pinheiro T. A review of critical factors for assessing the dermal absorption of metal oxide nanoparticles from sunscreens applied to humans, and a research strategy to address current deficiencies. Archives of Toxicology, 2015 Nov;89(11):1909-30. DOI 10.1007/s00204-015-1564-z

Napoleão, P., Monteiro, M.C., Cabral, L.B.P., Criado, M.B., Ramos, C., Selas, M., Viegas-Crespo, A.M., Saldanha, C., Mota Carmo, M., Cruz Ferreira, R., Pinheiro, T., “Changes of soluble CD40 ligand in the progression of acute myocardial infarction associate to endothelial nitric oxide synthase polymorphisms and vascular endothelial growth factor but not to platelet CD62P expression”, Translational Research, (2015) Dec;166(6):650-9. doi:10.1016/j.trsl.2015.07.006

Napoleão, P., Cabral, L.B., Selas, M., Freixo, C., Monteiro, M.D., Criado, M.B., Costa, M.C., Enguita, F.J., Viegas-Crespo, A.M., Saldanha, C., Carmo, M.M., Ferreira R.C., Pinheiro, T. Stratification of ST-elevation myocardial infarction patients based on soluble CD40L longitudinal changes. Translational Research 2016;176:95-104 DOI: 10.1016/j.trsl.2016.04.005.

Bento, J.B., Franca, R.D.G., Pinheiro, T. Alves, L.C., Pinheiro, H.M., Lourenço, N.D. Using nuclear microscopy to characterize the interaction of textile-used silver nanoparticles with a biological wastewater treatment system. Nucl Instrum Methods B. 2017; B 404: 150–154. DOI: 10.1016/j.nimb.2017.01.01

Vasco, M.S., Alves, L.C., Corregidor, V., Correia, D., Godinho, C.P., Sá-Correia, I., Bettiol, A., Watt, F. and Pinheiro, T. 3D map distribution of metallic nanoparticles in whole cells using MeV ion microscopy. Journal of Microscopy. 2017 (online). DOI:10.1111/jmi.12561

Napoleão, P., Mota Carmo, M., Pinheiro, T. Prognostic value of soluble CD40L in acute myocardial infarction: is not fancy, is science! Ann Transl Med. 2017 (Reply to the editorial comment “Measuring soluble CD40 ligand: it is a fancy prognostic biomarker in STEMI-patients?" in: Ann Transl Med 2016;4(S1). Doi: 10.21037/atm.2016.10.53)

Ribeiro N, Roya S, Butenko N, Cavaco I, Pinheiro T, Alho I, Marques F, Avecilla F, Costa Pessoa J Correia I. New Cu(II) complexes with pyrazolyl derived Schiff base ligands: Synthesis and biological evaluation. Journal of Inorganic Biochemistry 174 (2017) 63–75. Doi: 10.1016/j.jinorgbio.2017.05.011

 

Papers in national periodicals with referee

Cabral, L.C., Carvalhais, V., Mesquita, B., Escórcio, C., Silva, P., Pinto, P., Napoleão, P., Pinheiro, T., Monteiro, M.C., Dias, A., Criado, M.B. Acute myocardial infarction before and after 45 years: possible role of platelet receptors polymorphisms Rev Port Cardiol (submitted)

P. Napoleão, M. Selas, A. Toste, A. Turkman, V. Andreozzi, A.M. Viegas-Crespo, T. Pinheiro, R. Cruz Ferreira. Serial changes of oxidized low-density lipoprotein associated with culprit vessel in ST-elevation myocardial infarction – a promising marker? Rev Port Cardiol 2009;28:303-308.

P. Napoleão, M.C. Santos, M. Selas, A.M. Viegas-Crespo, T. Pinheiro, R. Cruz Ferreira. Inflammatory markers variations in acute myocardial infarction: a longitunal study. Rev Port Cardiol 2007;26: 1357-1363

A.S. Pinto, J. Reis, J. Canena, A. M. Santos, T. Pinheiro, M. G. Quina, Ingesta Crónica de Sucralfate e Antiácidos. Sua Influência na Concentrações de Alumínio e outros Oligoelementos em Vários Tecidos de Rato, GE-Jornal Português de Gastrenterologia 1996;3:182-190.

J. Canena, J. Reis, A. Pinto, A.M. Santos, J. Leitão, T. Pinheiro, M.G. Quina, Biodisponibilidade do Bismuto em terapêutica crónica, isolada ou em associação, Jorn. Port. Gastrenterol. Supl:3:31 (1996) R2.

J. Canena, J. Reis, A. Pinto, A.M. Santos, T. Pinheiro, M.G. Quina, Possível Acumulação de Alumínio após Ingesta de Sucralfate e Antiácidos, Jorn. Port. Gastrenterol. Supl:3:31 (1996) R60.

 

Papers in conference proceedings

J. Seabra e Barros, M.H. Afonso, M.J. Cruz, T. Pinheiro, L.C. Alves, Determinação de Ferro, Cobre e Chumbo em amostras de natureza vegetal: comparação dos métodos espectrométricos de Absorção Atómica com Chama e PIXE, 4º Encontro Luso-Galego de Química – Métodos Instrumentais de Análise (Porto, 1990).

M.A. Reis, L.C. Alves, T. Pinheiro, Utilização da técnica de PIXE na monitoração da qualidade do ar, 3ª Conferência sobre a Qualidade do Ambiente, eds. A.R. Pires, C. Pio, C. Boia, T. Nogueira (CCRC, Aveiro, (1992), p. 33.

J. Canena, J. Reis, A. Pinto, A.M. Santos, J. Leitão, T. Pinheiro, M.G. Quina, Possible Toxicity of Bismuth in Single or Dual Therapy, Gastrenterol. 110-Suppl. (1996) A75.

J. Reis, A. Pinto, J. Canena, A.M. Santos, T. Pinheiro, M.G. Quina, Specific Tissue Concentration of Aluminum and other Trace Elements after Chronic Treatment with Sucralfate and Antacids, Gastrenterol. 110-Suppl. (1996) A238.

J. Canena, J. Reis, A. Pinto, A.M. Santos, J. Leitão, T. Pinheiro, M.G. Quina, Deposition of Bismuth from different compounds. An advantage in using Ranitidine Bismuth Citrate (RBC) ?, Gut 39-Suppl. (1996) 308.

J.L. Cardoso, A. Santinho Cunha, C. Casaca, T. Pinheiro, M.L. Carvalho, M.A. Barreiros, I.P. Ribeiro, Estudio por tecnicas de espectróscopia de raios X, de dientes aislados del período Calcolítico, provenientes de una gruta de Sesimbra, Portugal,V Congresso Nacional de Paleopatología, Asociacón Española de Paleopatología, Alcalá la Real, Spain29 April- 2 May, 1999.

P. Napoleão, T. Pinheiro, C. Sousa Reis, Preliminary study on the chemical composition of Octopus vulgaris Cuvier, 1797 vestigial shell using nuclear micropobe techniques, in: Proceedings of XII Simpósio Ibérico de Estudios del Bentos Marino, Gibraltar – La Línea, Spain, October 2002.

N. Raimundo, C. Monteiro, M.C. Santos, T. Pinheiro, R.E Pinto, Selenium toxicity – effect of an early supplementation, in Proceedings of the 11th Biennial Meeting of the International Society for Free Radical Research, Paris, France, 16-20 July 2002.

A Bugalho de Almeida, T. Pinheiro, MJ Palhano, S. Bohic, A. Simionovici, From air to human lungs: microanalysis of elemental deposition, ERS2002, European Respiratory Society Annual Congress, Stockholm, Sweden, September 2002.

T. Pinheiro, L.C. Alves, F. Araújo, A. Barreiros, P. Monteiro, A. Bugalho de Almeida, S. Bohic, A. Simionovici, Retention of Inhaled Particles in the Human Respiratory System and in the associated lymphoid tissue, TEMA11, 11th International Symposium on Trace Elements in Man and Animals, Berkeley, USA, June 2002.

J.N. Silva, P. Filipe, L.C. Alves, T. Pinheiro, Iron deposition in skin of patients with haemochromatosis, TEMA11, 11th International Symposium on Trace Elements in Man and Animals, Berkeley, USA, June 2002.

P.A. Lopes, P. Napoleão, T. Pinheiro, M. C. Santos, M.O Rodrigues, F. Ceia, L. Vicente, M.L. Mathias, M.L Pavão, J. Nève, A.M. Viegas-Crespo, Blood elemental levels and oxidative stress markers in humans with atherosclerotic lesions from Lisbon population, Proceedings of 4th. International Symposium on Trace Elements in Humans, Athens, Greece, 9-11 October (2003), pg.155-162.

M. C. Santos, A. L. Oliveira, A. M. Viegas-Crespo, L. Vicente, A. Barreiros, P. Monteiro, T. Pinheiro, A. Bugalho de Almeida, Blood trace elements and indicators of the redox balance in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, Proceedings of 4th. International Symposium on Trace Elements in Humans, Athens, Greece, 9-11 October (2003), pg.664-673.

R. Fleming, I. Batista, R. Silva, P. Filipe, J.N. Silva, T. Pinheiro, Using skin to monitor iron accumulation in human metabolic disorders, Proceedings of the European Iron Club Meeting, 8-11 September 2004, Rennes, France.

E. Gontier, L.C. Alves, Ph. Barberet, T. Butz, Zs. Kertész, A.Z. Kiss, J. Lekki, F. Menzel, P. Moretto, J. Pallon, T. Pinheiro, T. Reinert, Z. Stachura, Z. Szikszai, M.D. Ynsa, Inter-calibration of microprobes set-ups, ICNMTA2004, 9th International Conference on Nuclear Microprobe Technology and Applications, September 2004, Cavtat, Croatia.

P.A. Lopes, P. Napoleão, T. Pinheiro, M.C. Santos, M.O. Rodrigues, L. Costa, F. Ceia, L. Viceinte, M.L. Pavão, J. Neve, A.M. Viegas-Crespo, Preliminary report on redox balance and blood elemental levels in atherosclerosis: relationship with Apo E polymorphism, Proceedings of the XIV Congresso Nacional de Bioquímica, 2-4 December 2004, Vilamoura, Portugal.

R. Fleming, R. Silva, P. Filipe, J.N. Silva, T. Pinheiro, Assessing iron overload through skin in human metabolic disorders, BIOIRON 2005, 22-27 May 2005, Prague, Czech Republic.

A. Veríssimo, M.C. Santos, A.M. Viegas-Crespo, P. Monteiro, A. Bugalho de Almeida, T. Pinheiro, Trace element content and redox biomarkers in COPD, TEMA 12, 19-23 June 2005, Colereine, Northern Ireland.

PA Lopes, P Napoleão, T Pinheiro, MC Santos, F Ceia,ML Pavão, J Nève, AM Viegas-Crespo, Evaluation of blood elemental levels and genetic apo E in high risk and atherosclerotic subjects, TEMA12 – Trace Elements in Man and Animals. Scientific developments, novel applications and progress into the 21st Century, 19-23 June 2005, Colereine,Northern Ireland.

Napoleão P, Melão A, Santos MC, Veiga L, Selas M, Viegas-Crespo AM, , Cruz Ferreira R, Pinheiro T (2006). Inflammation and redox balance markers levels in patients with acute myocardial infarction. Atherosclerosis Supplements, 7: 84 – MoP2:172

Napoleão P, Barreiros A, Ralheta C, Selas M, Ferreira R, Viegas-Crespo A, Pinheiro T. Blood concentrations of elements and nitric oxid in acute myocardial infarction. In: Metal Ions Role in Life: an integrated view (Book of abstracts), 9th International Symposium on Metal Ions in Biology and Medicine, Lisbon, Portugal, 21-24 May 2006, pg. 50.

T. Pinheiro, R. Fleming, H. Proença, A. Barreiros, C. Ralheta, P. Filipe, J.N. Silva, R. Silva. Skin iron associates to hepatic iron and circulating hepcidin content in hemochromatosis, in: EUROPEAN IRON CLUB MEETING EIC2006, Barcelona (Spain), 28-29September, 2006.

Napoleão P, Barreiros A, Ralheta C, Selas M, Ferreira R, Viegas-Crespo A, Pinheiro T. Blood concentrations of elements and nitric oxide in acute myocardial infarction. In: Metal Ions Role in Life: an integrated view (Book of abstracts), 9th International Symposium on Metal Ions in Biology and Medicine, Lisbon, Portugal, 21-24 May 2006, pg. 50.

Pinheiro T, Alves LC, Barreiros A, Ralheta C, Filipe P, Silva JN, Silva R, Fleming R. Skin as a marker of iron tissue overload in primary hemochromatosis. In: Metal Ions Role in Life: an integrated view (Book of abstracts), 9th International Symposium on Metal Ions in Biology and Medicine, Lisbon, Portugal, 21-24 May 2006, pg. 148.

Pinheiro T, Monteiro C, Santos MC. Dietary influence of selenite on element levels in rat tissues, in: Metal Ions Role in Life: an integrated view (Book of abstracts), 9th International Symposium on Metal Ions in Biology and Medicine, Lisbon, Portugal, 21-24 May 2006, pg. 127.

Napoleão P, Santos MC, Selas M, Cruz Ferreira, Viegas-Crespo AM, Pinheiro T. Inflammatory indicators in the evolution of acute myocardial infarction.”7th World Congresso in Trauma, Shock, Inflammation and Sepsis”, Munique, Alemanha, 13 a 17 Março 2007.

R. Fleming, T. Pinheiro, A. Gonçalves, P. Filipe, R. Silva, I. Távora, M. Galvão. Determinação da concentração de ferro hepática por ressonância magnética em doentes com hemocromatose. VI Congresso Nacional da Associação de Imunohemoterapia, Aveiro, Portugal, 12 a 13 Outubro de 2007.

P. Napoleão, M. Selas, A. Toste, A. Turkman, V. Andreozzi, A.M. Viegas-Crespo, T. Pinheiro, R. Cruz Ferreira, Oxidized LDL levels Associate with Culprit Vessel in ST-elevation Myocardial Infarction, ESC2008 European Society of Cardiology Congress, 30 Aug 2008 – 03 Sep 2008 , Munich, Germany.

P. Napoleão, R. Cruz Ferreira, M. Selas, M.C. Monteiro, A.M. Viegas-Crespo, T. Pinheiro, Platelet and endothelium status in the acute myocardial infarction, 77th EAS Congress European Atherosclerosis Society, Istanbul, 26-29 April 2008

M. Mota Carmo, P. Napoleão, S. Andrade, M. Selas, C. Freixo, A. Turkman, V. Andreozzi, A.M. Viegas-Crespo, T. Pinheiro, R. Ferreira. High Oxidized LDL Associate to Low T Lymphocytes in Acute Myocardial Infarction. World Congress of Cardiology, 16-19 June 2010, Beijing, China

M.B. Criado, L.B. Pina Cabral, V. Carvalhais, P. Napoleão, T. Pinheiro, B. Mesquita, A. Almeida Dias, M.C. Monteiro. Genetic Variation in the eNOS: Clinical implications. 21st International Congress on Thrombosis, July 6-9 2010, Milan, Italy.

P. Napoleão, A. Toste, M. Selas, L.BP Cabral, M.B. Criado, M.C. Monteiro, A.M. Viegas-Crespo, T. Pinheiro, M. Mota Carmo, R. Cruz Ferreira, Association of the serial changes of inflammatory markers with adverse clinical outcomes in patients with acute myocardial infarction, XXXI Congresso Português de Cardiologia, 9-11 Abril 2010, Lisboa, Portugal

P. Napoleão, M.C. Monteiro, A. Toste, M. Selas, M. Mota Carmo, A.M. Viegas-Crespo, T. Pinheiro, R. Cruz Ferreira, Endothelial microparticles correlate to the expression of CD40 ligand on platelets and T lymphocytes in acute myocardial infarction, XXXI Congresso Português de Cardiologia, 9-11 Abril 2010, Lisboa, Portugal

R. Cruz Ferreira, P. Napoleão, L.BP Cabral, M.B. Criado, M.C. Monteiro, M. Selas, A. Toste, A.M. Viegas-Crespo, T. Pinheiro, M. Mota Carmo Differentiation of patients with ST-elevation myocardial infarction based on soluble CD40 ligand forty days after initial coronary intervention, XXXI Congresso Português de Cardiologia, 9-11 Abril 2010, Lisboa, Portugal

C. Ramos, P. Napoleão, T. Pinheiro, Cytokines and inflammatory cells in coronary artery disease. 36th FEBS Congress of the Biochemistry for Tomorrows Medicine, 25-30 June 2011, Torino, Italy. FEBS JOURNAL 2011; 278 SI Supplement: 290-290.

B. Baptista, V. Dores, T. Pinheiro, M. L. Botelho, H. Canacsinh and L. M. Redondo Effect of pulsed Electric fields in human blood cells. 18th IEEE – International Pulsed Power Conference, Chicago, Illinois, 19-23 June 2011.

T. Pinheiro, M.D. Ynsa, J.P. Garcia Ruiz, F. Watt, Estudo da interacção de nanopartículas com células utilizando técnicas de feixes de iões. Encontro Nacional de Nanotoxicologia, 7 e 8 Fevereiro 2011, Lisboa, Portugal.

C. Ramos, P. Napoleão, T. Pinheiro, M. Selas, R. Cruz Ferreira, M. Mota Carmo, A.M. Viegas-Crespo. Activation of peripheral blood T lymphocytes in coronary artery disease. 80th European Atherosclerosis Society Congress (EAS 2012), 25-28 May, Milan, Italy.

Pinheiro, T. and Ramos, C. and Napoleão, P. and Mendonça, C. and Fondinho, C. and Selas, M. and Mota Carmo, M. and Cruz Ferreira, R. Plaque vulnerability phenotype in patients with coronary artery disease: An intravascular ultrasound radiofrequency analysis: CARDIOTECHNIX 2013 – Proceedings of the International Congress on Cardiovascular Technologies 2013; pp:84-89 http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-84887231168&partnerID=MN8TOARS

Ramos, C. and Napoleão, P. and Fondinho, C. and Selas, M. and Mota Carmo, M. and Cruz Ferreira, R. and Pinheiro, T. Expansive growth of atherosclerotic plaques assessed by VH-IVUS: Association with TNF-α and OX-LDL levels in circulation: CARDIOTECHNIX 2013 – Proceedings of the International Congress on Cardiovascular Technologies 2013; pp:90-94. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-84887247956&partnerID=MN8TOARS

L.C. Alves, V. Corregidor, T. Pinheiro and L. Ferreira. Ion Beam Microscopy: a Tool for Materials. Microscopy and Microanalysis 2013; 19-S4 :95–96 (SPMicros). http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S1431927613001098.

Nogueira, M.A., Abreu A., Pinheiro T., Ramos C., Silva-Cunha P., Oliveira M., Nogueira-da-Silva M., Feliciano J., Soares R., Cruz Ferreira R. Modulation of the inflammatory response and apoptosis by cardiac resynchronization in heart failure. European Journal of Heart Failure. 2014:16(S2): 44.

Nogueira, M.A., Abreu, A., Pinheiro, T., Ramos. ,  Cunha, P.S., Oliveira, M., Feliciano, J., Soares, R.,  Mota-Carmo, M., Cruz-Ferreira, R. Modulation of the inflammatory response and apoptosis by cardiac resynchronization in heart failure. European Heart Journal. 2014;35 (S1): 169

Godinho R.M., Cabrita T., Alves L.C., Pinheiro T., “Distribution and partitioning of trace element in the cellular compartments of marine phytoplankton exposed to metals”, Microscopy and Microanalysis, 21-S6 (2015) 20-21. SPMICROS

Godinho R.M., Pereira P., Raimundo J., Pacheco M., Pinheiro T., “Micro-scale elemental partition in brain structures of the fish Liza aurata”, Microscopy and Microanalysis 21-S6 (2015) 4-5. SPMICROS

Napoleão, P., Cabral, L.B.P., Selas, M., Monteiro, M.C., Criado, M.B., Enguita, F.J., Viegas-Crespo, A.M., Saldanha, C., Mota Carmo, M., Cruz Ferreira, R., Pinheiro, T. Changes of sCD40L in the progression of acute myocardial infarction associate to eNOS polymorphisms and VEGF but not to platelet CD62P expression: A contributes to patients’ stratification. in: 7th Annual International Congress of Cardiology (ICC-2015) Shanghai, China, December 4-6, 2015.

Rodrigues IR, Abreu A, Rio P, Morais LA, Portugal G, Carmo MM, Clara HS, Rodrigues V, Oliveira M, Cunha PS, Nogueira MA, Pinheiro T, Ferreira RC. Do cardiac resynchronization and exercise training program influence inflammatory response in heart failure patients? European Heart Journal 2016; 37(S1): 1124-1125.

Abreu A, Carmo M M, Clara H S, Pinheiro T, Rio P, Selas M, Cunha P, Oliveira M, Da Silva M N and Ferreira R 2013 Is there a difference in inflammatory response after cardiac resynchronization in ischemic heart failure? European Journal of Heart Failure 2016; S207-S

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