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Castelhano J, Duarte IC, Couceiro R, Medeiros J, Duraes J, Afonso S, Madeira H and Castelo-Branco M (2022) Software Bug Detection Causes a Shift From Bottom-Up to Top-Down Effective Connectivity Involving the Insula Within the Error-Monitoring Network. Front. Hum. Neurosci. 16:788272. doi: 10.3389/fnhum.2022.788272

Dionísio A, Gouveia R, Castelhano J, Duarte IC, Gustavo C. Santo, João Sargento-Freitas, Miguel Castelo-Branco, "The Neurophysiological Impact of Subacute Stroke: Changes in Cortical Oscillations Evoked by Bimanual Finger Movement", Stroke Research and Treatment, vol. 2022, Article ID 9772147, 9 pages, 2022.

do Carmo, Sergio J.C., and Francisco Alves. 2022. "Experimental Determination of Excitation Function Curves through the Measurement of Thick Target Yields in Liquid Targets: The Examples of the 68Zn(p,n)68Ga and 64Zn(p,α)61Cu Nuclear Reactions" Instruments 6, no. 1: 3.

Ferreira H, Sousa AC, Sereno J, Martins J, Castelo-Branco M, Gonçalves J. Sex-Dependent Social and Repetitive Behavior and Neurochemical Profile in Mouse Model of Autism Spectrum Disorder. Metabolites. 2022; 12(1):71.

McCarthy, J., Borroni, B., Sanchez-Valle, R., Moreno, F., Laforce, R., Graff, C., Synofzik, M., Galimberti, D., Rowe, J. B., Masellis, M., Tartaglia, M. C., Finger, E., Vandenberghe, R., de Mendonça, A., Tagliavini, F., Santana, I., Butler, C., Gerhard, A., Danek, A., Levin, J., Otto, M., Frisoni, G., Ghidoni, R., Sorbi, S., Jiskoot, L. C., Seelaar, H., van Swieten, J. C., Rohrer, J. D., Iturria-Medina, Y., Ducharme, S., & (2021). Data-driven staging of genetic frontotemporal dementia using multi-modal MRI. Human Brain Mapping, 1– 15.

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Basso J., Sereno J., Fortuna A., Castelo-Branco M., Vitorino C. (2021) Establishing Orthotopic Xenograft Glioblastoma Models for Use in Preclinical Development. In: Agrahari V., Kim A., Agrahari V. (eds) Nanotherapy for Brain Tumor Drug Delivery. Neuromethods, vol 163. Humana, New York, NY.

Bourbon-Teles J, Jorge L, Canário N, Castelo-Branco M. Structural impairments in hippocampal and occipitotemporal networks specifically contribute to decline in place and face category processing but not to other visual object categories in healthy aging. Brain and Behavior. 2021 Jun:e02127. DOI: 10.1002/brb3.2127.

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Castelhano J., Duarte IC, Duraes J, Madeira H, Castelo-Branco M (2021) Reading and Calculation Neural Systems and Their Weighted Adaptive Use for Programming Skills, Neural Plasticity, vol. 2021, Article ID 5596145, 13 pages, 2021.

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Ferreira H, Martins J, Moreira PI, et al. Longitudinal normative OCT retinal thickness data for wild-type mice, and characterization of changes in the 3×Tg-AD mice model of Alzheimer's disease. Aging. 2021 Apr;13. DOI: 10.18632/aging.202916.

Ferreira, S., Duarte, I.C., Paula, A. et al. Decreased activity of piriform cortex and orbitofrontal hyperactivation in Usher Syndrome, a human disorder of ciliary dysfunction. Brain Imaging and Behavior (2021).

M. K. Ghalati, A. Nunes, H. Ferreira, P. Serranho and R. Bernardes, "Texture Analysis and its Applications in Biomedical Imaging: A Survey," in IEEE Reviews in Biomedical Engineering, doi: 10.1109/RBME.2021.3115703.

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Jorge H, Duarte IC, Correia BR, Barros L, Relvas AP, Castelo-Branco M. Successful metabolic control in diabetes type 1 depends on individual neuroeconomic and health risk-taking decision endophenotypes: a new target in personalized care. Psychol Med. 2021 Mar 18:1-9. doi: 10.1017/S0033291721000386. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 33731230.

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Madeira N., Martins R., Duarte J., Costa G., Santos A., Castelo-Branco M. (2021) A Fundamental Distinction in Early Neural Processing of Implicit Social Interpretation in Schizophrenia and Bipolar Disorder. medRxiv 2021.03.08.21253057; doi:

Marques T., Fernandes C., Moura C., Miguéis A. (2021) Prevalence of acute otitis media in children younger than four years, European Journal of Public Health, Volume 31, Issue Supplement_2, August 2021, ckab120.054,

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Martins R, Oliveira FPM, Moreira F, Moreira AP, Abrunhosa A, Januario C, Castelo-Branco M. Automatic classification of idiopathic Parkinson's disease and atypical parkinsonian syndromes combining [11C]raclopride PET uptake and MRI grey matter morphometry. J Neural Eng. 2021 Apr 13. doi: 10.1088/1741-2552/abf772. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 33848996.

Medeiros J, Couceiro R, Duarte G, Durães J, Castelhano J, Duarte C, Castelo-Branco M, Madeira H, de Carvalho P, Teixeira C. Can EEG Be Adopted as a Neuroscience Reference for Assessing Software Programmers' Cognitive Load? Sensors (Basel). 2021 Mar 27;21(7):2338. doi: 10.3390/s21072338. PMID: 33801660; PMCID: PMC8037053.

Monteiro-Alfredo, T.; Oliveira, S.; Amaro, A.; Rosendo-Silva, D.; Antunes, K.; Pires, A.S.; Teixo, R.; Abrantes, A.M.; Botelho, M.F.; Castelo-Branco, M.; Seiça, R.; Silva, S.; de Picoli Souza, K.; Matafome, P. Hypoglycaemic and Antioxidant Properties of Acrocomia aculeata (Jacq.) Lodd Ex Mart. Extract Are Associated with Better Vascular Function of Type 2 Diabetic Rats. Nutrients 2021, 13, 2856.

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Pereira HC, Sousa D, Simões M, Martins R, Amaral C, Lopes V, Crisóstomo J, Castelo-Branco M. Effects of anodal multichannel transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) on social-cognitive performance in healthy subjects: A randomized sham-controlled crossover pilot study. Prog Brain Res. 2021;264:259-286. doi: 10.1016/bs.pbr.2021.04.004. Epub 2021 May 31. PMID: 34167659. | Book chapter.

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Sousa T, Duarte JV, Costa GN, Kemper VG, Martins R, Goebel R, Castelo-Branco M. The dual nature of the BOLD signal: Responses in visual area hMT+ reflect both input properties and perceptual decision. Hum Brain Mapp. 2021 Feb 12. doi: 10.1002/hbm.25339. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 33576552.


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Azevedo J, Vieira-Coelho M, Castelo-Branco M, Coelho R, Figueiredo-Braga M (2020) Impulsive and premeditated aggression in male offenders with antisocial personality disorder. PLoS ONE 15(3): e0229876.

Bicker J.,  Alves G.,  Falcão  A., Fortuna A., (2020) Timing in drug absorption and disposition: the past, present and future of chronopharmacokinetics. British journal of pharmacology.

Bernardes R., Jorge L., Nunes A., Castelo-Branco M. (2020) Machine Learning Approaches in OCT: Application to Neurodegenerative Disorders. In: Grzybowski A., Barboni P. (eds) OCT and Imaging in Central Nervous System Diseases. Springer, Cham.

Bourbon-Teles J., Canário N., Jorge L., Castelo-Branco M. (2020) Frontoparietal microstructural damage mediates age-dependent working memory decline in face and body information processing: Evidence for dichotomic hemispheric bias mechanisms. Neuropsychologia, vol 151, 107726,

Castelhano J, Ribeiro B, Sanches M, Graça B, Saraiva J, Oliveiros B, et al. A rat model of enhanced glycation mimics cardiac phenotypic components of human type 2 diabetes : A translational study using MRI. J Diabetes Complications. 2020; 107554. doi:10.1016/j.jdiacomp.2020.107554

Cavaleiro C., Martins J., Gonçalves J., Castelo-Branco M. (2020) Memory and Cognition-Related Neuroplasticity Enhancement by Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation in Rodents: A Systematic Review. Neural Plasticity. doi: 10.1155/2020/4795267

Cera, N., Castelhano, J., Oliveira, C. et al. The role of anterior and posterior insula in male genital response and in visual attention: an exploratory multimodal fMRI study. Sci Rep 10, 18463 (2020).

d’Almeida OC, Violante IR, Quendera B, Moreno C, Gomes L, Castelo-Branco M (2020) The neurometabolic profiles of GABA and Glutamate as revealed by proton magnetic resonance spectroscopy in type 1 and type 2 diabetes. PLoS ONE 15(10): e0240907.

do Carmo, S.J.C., Scott, P.J.H. & Alves, F. (2020) Production of radiometals in liquid targets. EJNMMI radiopharm. chem. 5, 2. doi:10.1186/s41181-019-0088-x

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Gonçalves, J., Alves, G., Carona, A. et al. Pre-Clinical Assessment of the Nose-to-Brain Delivery of Zonisamide After Intranasal Administration. Pharm Res 37, 74 (2020).

Jorge L., Canário N., Martins R., Santiago B., Santana I., Quental H., Ambrósio F., Bernardes R., Castelo-Branco M. (2020) "The Retinal Inner Plexiform Synaptic Layer Mirrors Grey Matter Thickness of Primary Visual Cortex with Increased Amyloid β Load in Early Alzheimer’s Disease", Neural Plasticity, vol. 2020, Article ID 8826087, 11 pages, 2020.

Júlio F., Ribeiro MJ., Morgadinho A., Sousa M., van Asselen M., Simões MR., Castelo-Branco M & Januário C. (2020) Cognition, function and awareness of disease impact in early Parkinson’s and Huntington’s disease. Disability and Rehabilitation, DOI: 10.1080/09638288.2020.1783001

Lapa, B., Gonçalves, A.C., Jorge, J. et al. Acute myeloid leukemia sensitivity to metabolic inhibitors: glycolysis showed to be a better therapeutic target. Med Oncol 37, 72 (2020).

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Mulas G., Rolla G., Geraldes C., Starmans L., Botta M., Terreno E., Tei L. (2020) Mn(II)-Based Lipidic Nanovesicles as High-Efficiency MRI Probes. ACS Appl. Bio Mater.

Marques, D.R., Gomes, A.A., Clemente, V. et al. The Effect of Tailored Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia on Brain’s Resting-State Networks. Sleep Vigilance (2020).

Murraças, A., Martins, P. M., Ferreira, C. D., Godinho, T. M., & Ferreira da Silva, A. M. (2021). Data Mining of MR Technical Parameters: A Case Study for SAR in a Large-Scale MR Repository. International Journal of E-Health and Medical Communications (IJEHMC), 12(1), 16-33. doi:10.4018/IJEHMC.2021010102

Nunes A., Serranho P., Quental H., Castelo-Branco M., Bernardes R. (2020) The Effect of Menopause on the Sexual Dimorphism in the Human Retina – Texture Analysis of Optical Coherence Tomography Data. In: Campilho A., Karray F., Wang Z. (eds) Image Analysis and Recognition. ICIAR 2020. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol 12132. Springer, Cham.

Oliveira S.,  Castelhano J.,  Sereno J.,  Vieira H., Duarte C.B.,  Castelo‐Branco M.(2020) Response of the cerebral vasculature to systemic carbon monoxide administration – regional differences and sexual dimorphism. EJN. doi:

Pereira A, Lopes L, Fonte P, Póvoa P. et al. (2020) Prototype of an affordable pressure-controlled emergency mechanical ventilator for COVID-19. arXiv:2004.00310v2 []

Sayal A., Sousa T., Duarte JV., Costa GN., Martins R., Castelo-Branco M. (2020). Identification of competing neural mechanisms underlying positive and negative perceptual hysteresis in the human visual system. NeuroImage.

Simões M, Mouga S, Pereira AC, de Carvalho P, Oliveira G, Castelo-Branco M (2020) Virtual Reality Immersion Rescales Regulation of Interpersonal Distance in Controls but not in Autism Spectrum Disorder. J Autism Dev Disord. doi: 10.1007/s10803-020-04484-6.

Simoes M., et al 2020 How much of the BOLD-fMRI signal can be approximated from simultaneous EEG data: relevance for the transfer and dissemination of neurofeedback interventions. J. Neural Eng. in press

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Tábuas-Pereira M, Varela R, Beato-Coelho J, Maleita D, Ferreira C, d’Almeida OC, et al. Headache intensity is associated with increased white matter lesion burden in CADASIL patients. J Clin Neurosci. 2020. doi:10.1016/j.jocn.2019.11.025

Verdade A., Castelhano J., Sousa T., Castelo-Branco M. (2020) How positive emotional content overrules perceptual history effects: Hysteresis in emotion recognition. Journal of Vision.