Institute of Nuclear Sciences Applied to Health



Alves C, Batista S, d'Almeida OC, et al. The retinal ganglion cell layer predicts normal-appearing white matter tract integrity in multiple sclerosis: A combined diffusion tensor imaging and optical coherence tomography approach. Hum Brain Mapp. 2018;00:1–9. https://doi.org/10.1002/hbm.23946 

Castelhano J, Tavares P, Mouga S, Oliveira G, Castelo-Branco M. (2018) Stimulus dependent neural oscillatory patterns show reliable statistical identification of Autism Spectrum Disorder in a face perceptual decision task. Clinical Neurophysiology. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.clinph.2018.01.072.

Miranda ÂSC, Martins Rosa AF, Patrício Dias MJ, Harvey BM, Loureiro da Silva MF, Castelo-Branco M, Murta J. (2018), Optical Properties Influence Visual Cortical Functional Resolution After Cataract Surgery and Both Dissociate From Subjectively Perceived Quality of Vision. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci.;59(2):986-994. doi: 10.1167/iovs.17-22321.

Ribeiro, M., Castelhano, J., Petrella, L. I., Sereno, J., Rodrigues, T., Neves, C., Letra, L., Baptista, F. I., Seiça, R., Matafome, P. and Castelo-Branco, M. (2018), High-fat diet induces a neurometabolic state characterized by changes in glutamate and N-acetylaspartate pools associated with early glucose intolerance: An in vivo multimodal MRI study. J. Magn. Reson. Imaging. doi:10.1002/jmri.25942


Abuhaiba SI.,  Cordeiro M.,  Amorim A.,  Cruz Â.,  Quendera B.,  Ferreira C.,  Ribeiro L.,  Bernardes R.,  Castelo-Branco M. (2017) Occipital Blood brain barrier permeability is an independent predictor of visual outcome in type 2 diabetics, irrespective of the retinal barrier: a longitudinal study. Journal of Neuroendocrinology. DOI: 10.1111/jne.12566

Al-Rawi M., Freitas A., Duarte J., Cunha J.P., Castelo-Branco M. (2017) Permutations of functional magnetic resonance imaging classification may not be normally distributed. Statistical Methods in Medical Research. https://doi.org/10.1177/0962280215601707

Alves F., Alves V., Do Carmo S., Neves A., Silva M., Abrunhosa A. (2017) 

Production of copper-64 and gallium-68 with a medical cyclotron using liquid targets. Mod. Phys. Lett. A 32, 1740013. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1142/S0217732317400132

Amaral C., Simões M., Mouga S., Andrade J., Castelo-Branco M. (2017) A novel Brain Computer Interface for classification of social joint attention in Autism and comparison of 3 experimental setups: a feasibility study. Journal of Neuroscience Methods. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jneumeth.2017.07.029

Andrade, J., Cecílio, J. Simões, M. Sales, F. Castelo-Branco, M (2017) Separability of motor imagery of the self from interpretation of motor intentions of others at the single trial level: an EEG study. Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation, 14, DOI: 10.1186/s12984-017-0276-4. 

Batista S., Alves C., d’Almeida O.C., Afonso A., Félix-Morais R., Pereira J., Macário C., Sousa L., Castelo-Branco M., Santana I., Cunha L. (2017) Disconnection as a mechanism for social cognition impairment in multiple sclerosis. Neurology doi:10.1212/WNL.0000000000004060.

Castelhano J., Duarte I.C., Abuhaiba S.I, Rito M., Sales F., Castelo-Branco M. (2017) Cortical functional topography of high-frequency gamma activity relates to perceptual decision: an Intracranial study. PLoS One 12(10):e0186428. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0186428.

Dionísio A., Duarte I.C., Patrício M., Castelo-Branco M. (2017) The Use of Repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation for Stroke Rehabilitation: A Systematic Review. Journal of Stroke and Cerebrovascular Diseases. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jstrokecerebrovasdis.2017.09.008

do Carmo S.,  Alves V., Alves F., Abrunhosa A. (2017) Fast and cost-effective cyclotron production of 61Cu using a natZn liquid target: an opportunity for radiopharmaceutical production and R&D. Dalton Trans., DOI:10.1039/C7DT01836C

Duarte IC., Afonso S., Jorge H., Cayolla R., Ferreira C., Castelo-Branco M. (2017). Tribal love: the neural correlates of passionate engagement in football fans. Soc Cogn Affect Neurosci nsx003. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1093/scan/nsx003

Duarte J.V., Costa G., Martins R., Castelo-Branco M. (2017) Pivotal role of hMT+ in long-range disambiguation of interhemispheric bistable surface motion. HBM, DOI: 10.1002/hbm.23701

Ferreira F., Pereira J., Duarte J., Castelo-Branco M.(2017). Extending Inferential Group Analysis in Type 2 Diabetic Patients with Multivariate GLM Implemented in SPM8. The Open Neuroimaging Journal, 11, 32-45. DOI: 10.2174/1874440001711010032

Ferreira F., Pereira J., Reis A., Sanches N., Duarte J.V., Gomes L., Moreno C., Castelo-Branco N. (2017) Early visual cortical structural changes in diabetic patients without diabetic retinopathy. Graefe's Archive for Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology

Ferreira, MJV. Oliveira-Santos, M., Silva R., Gomes A., Ferreira N., Abrunhosa a., Lima J., Pego M., Gonçalves L., Castelo-Branco M. (2017) Assessment of atherosclerotic plaque calcification using F18-NaF PET-CT.  J. Nucl. Cardiol. doi:10.1007/s12350-016-0776-9

Gonçalves J., Violante I., Sereno J., Leitão R.A., Cai Y., Abrunhosa A., Silva A.P., Silva A.J. and Miguel Castelo-Branco M. (2017) Testing the excitation/inhibition imbalance hypothesis in a mouse model of the autism spectrum disorder: in vivo neurospectroscopy and molecular evidence for regional phenotypes. Molecular Autism, 8:47, https://doi.org/10.1186/s13229-017-0166-4.

Lapa P., Marques M., Isidoro J., Barata F., Costa G., de Lima J.P. (2017)18F-FDG PET/CT in lung cancer. The added value of quantification. Revista Española de Medicina Nuclear e Imagen Molecular, Available online 27 May 2017, ISSN 2253-654X, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.remn.2017.04.001.

Lapa P., Oliveiros B., Marques N., Isidoro J., Caseiro Alves F., Costa JN., Costa G., de Lima J.P. (2017) Metabolic tumor burden quantified on [18F]FDG PET/CT improves TNM staging of lung cancer patients. European Journal of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging. 

Leitão R., Sereno J., Castelhano J., Gonçalves S.I., Coelho-Santos V., Fontes-Ribeiro C., Castelo-Branco M., Silva A.P. (2017) Aquaporin-4 as a New Target against Methamphetamine-Induced Brain Alterations: Focus on the Neurogliovascular Unit and Motivational Behavior. Mol Neurobiol. doi:10.1007/s12035-017-0439-0.

Machado R.A., Carvalho Pereira, A., Ferreira, F., Ferreira, S., Quendera, B., Silva, E., & Castelo-Branco, M. (2017). Structure-function correlations in Retinitis Pigmentosa patients with partially preserved vision: a voxel-based morphometry study. Scientific Reports, 7, 11411. http://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-017-11317-7

Marques C., Almeida I., Santos S., Castilho P., Pereira A.T., Castelo-Branco M. (2017) Psychological risk factors, cognitive-contextual approaches and neural correlates in eating disorders: an integrative review.  International Journal of Clinical Neurosciences and Mental Health 2017; 4(Suppl. 3):S08. DOI: https://doi.org/10.21035/ijcnmh.2017.4(Suppl.3).S08

Marques D., Gomes A., Clemente V., Moutinho dos Santos J., Duarte IC., Caetano G., Castelo-Branco M. (2017) Unbalanced resting-state networks activity in psychophysiological insomnia. Sleep and Biological Rhythms. DOI: 10.1007/s41105-017-0096-8

Marques D., Gomes A., Clemente V., Moutinho dos Santos J., Duarte IC., Caetano G., Castelo-Branco M. (2017) Self-Referential Dysfunction and Default-Mode Hyperactivation in Psychophysiological Insomnia Patients, A Case-Control fMRI Study. Journal of Psychophysiology. DOI: 10.1027/0269-8803/a000194.

Monteiro R., Simões M., Andrade J., Castelo Branco M. (2017) Processing of Facial Expressions in Autism: a Systematic Review of EEG/ERP Evidence. Review Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders.

Oliveira-Santos M., Castelo-Branco M., Silva R., Gomes A., Chichorro N., Abrunhosa A., Donato P.,Pedroso de Lima J., Pego M., Gonçalves L., Ferreira MJ. (2017) Atherosclerotic plaque metabolism in high cardiovascular risk subjects – A subclinical atherosclerosis imaging study with 18F-NaF PET-CT. Atherosclerosis. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.atherosclerosis.2017.03.014 

Paiva-Oliveira D.I., Martins-Neves S., Abrunhosa A., Fontes-Ribeiro C., Gomes C. (2017) Therapeutic potential of the metabolic modulator Metformin on osteosarcoma cancer stem-like cells. Cancer Chemother Pharmacol, https://doi.org/10.1007/s00280-017-3467-6

Pereira A.C., Violante I.R., Mouga S., Oliveira G., Castelo-Branco M. (2017) Medial Frontal Lobe Neurochemistry in Autism Spectrum Disorder is Marked by Reduced N-Acetylaspartate and Unchanged Gamma-Aminobutyric Acid and Glutamate + Glutamine Levels. J Autism Dev Disord. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10803-017-3406-8

Rodrigues T., Matafome P., Sereno J., Almeida J., Castelhano J., Gamas L., Neves C., Gonçalves S., Carvalho C., Arslanagic A., Wilcken E., Fonseca R., Simões I., Conde SV., Castelo-Branco M., Seiça R. (2017) Methylglyoxal-induced glycation changes adipose tissue vascular architecture, flow and expansion, leading to insulin resistance.Sci Rep. 7(1):1698. doi: 10.1038/s41598-017-01730-3.

Sanches M., Abuhaiba S., d’Almeida O., Quendera B., Gomes L., Moreno C., Guelho D., Castelo-Branco M. (2017) Diabetic brain or retina? Visual psychophysical performance in diabetic patients in relation to GABA levels in occipital cortex. Metab Brain Dis. doi:10.1007/s11011-017-9986-3

Santiago A., Bernardino L., Agudo-Barriuso M., Gonçalves J. (2017) Microglia in Health and Disease: A Double-Edged Sword. Mediators of Inflammation. Volume 2017. https://doi.org/10.1155/2017/7034143

Simões N.,Maia JM., Curado da Silva RM., Ghithan S., Crespo P., do Carmo SJC., Alves F., Moita M., Auricchio N., Caroli E. (2017) Inflight proton activation and damage on a CdTe detection plane. Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nima.2017.09.017.

Sousa M., Moreira F., Jesus-Ribeiro J., Marques I., Cunha F., Canário N., Freire A., Januário C. (2017) Apathy Profile in Parkinson’s and Huntington’s Disease: A Comparative Cross-Sectional Study. Eur Neurol 2018;79:13–20. https://doi.org/10.1159/000481981

Sousa T, Amaral C, Andrade J, Pires G, Nunes U, Castelo-Branco M. (2017) Pure visual imagery as a potential approach to achieve three classes of control for implementation of BCI in non-motor disorders. J Neural Eng. 2017 May 3. doi: 10.1088/1741-2552/aa70ac.

van Waalwijk van Doorn LJ, Gispert JD, Kuiperij HB, Claassen JA, Arighi A, Baldeiras I, Blennow K, Bozzali M, Castelo-Branco M, et al. (2017), Improved Cerebrospinal Fluid-Based Discrimination between Alzheimer's Disease Patients and Controls after Correction for Ventricular Volumes. J Alzheimers Dis. 2017;56(2):543-555. doi: 10.3233/JAD-160668.