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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.

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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

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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:

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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

Simões M., Borra D., Santamaría-Vázquez E., GBT-UPM, Bittencourt-Villalpando M., Krzemiński D., Miladinović M., Neural_Engineering_Group, Schmid T., Zhao H., Amaral C., Direito B., Henriques J., Carvalho P. and Castelo-Branco M. (2020) BCIAUT-P300: A Multi-Session and Multi-Subject Benchmark Dataset on Autism for P300-Based Brain-Computer-Interfaces. Front. Neurosci.

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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.


Barreiros A.R., Almeida I., Correia B., Castelo-Branco (2019) Amygdala Modulation During Emotion Regulation Training With fMRI-Based Neurofeedback. Front. Hum. Neurosci.

Braccini S., Alves F. (2019) Special Issue Instruments and Methods for Cyclotron Produced Radioisotopes. instruments. doi:10.3390/instruments3040060

Canário N., Sousa M., Moreira F., Duarte I.C., Oliveira F., Januário C., Castelo-Branco M. (2019) Impulsivity across reactive, proactive and cognitive domains in Parkinson's disease on dopaminergic medication: Evidence for multiple domain impairment. PLOSONE.

Chiquita S., Ribeiro M., Castelhano J., Oliveira F., Sereno J., Batista M., Abrunhosa A., Rodrigues-Neves A.C., Carecho R., Baptista F., Gomes C., Moreira P. Ambrósio A.F., Castelo-Branco M. (2019) A longitudinal multimodal in vivo molecular imaging study of the 3xTg-AD mouse model shows progressive early hippocampal and taurine loss. Hum Mol Gen. in press

Chiquita, S., Campos, E.J., Castelhano, J. et al. (2019) Retinal thinning of inner sub-layers is associated with cortical atrophy in a mouse model of Alzheimer’s disease: a longitudinal multimodal in vivo study. Alz Res Therapy.

Chiquita S., Rodrigues-Neves A., Baptista F., Carecho R., Moreira P.,  Castelo-Branco M., Ambrósio A. (2019) The Retina as a Window or Mirror of the Brain Changes Detected in Alzheimer’s Disease: Critical Aspects to Unravel. Mol Neurobiol.

Dionísio, A., Gouveia, R., Duarte, I.C. et al. (2019) Continuous theta burst stimulation increases contralateral mu and beta rhythms with arm elevation: implications for neurorehabilitation. J Neural Transm.

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do Carmo, S.J.; de Oliveira, P.M.; Alves, F. (2019) Simple, Immediate and Calibration-Free Cyclotron Proton Beam Energy Determination Using Commercial Targets. Instruments 2019, 3(1), 20;

Júlio F., Ribeiro M., Patrício M., Malhão A., Pedrosa F., Gonçalves H., Simões M., van Asselen M., Simões M.R., Castelo-Branco M., Januário C. (2019) A Novel Ecological Approach reveals Early Executive Function Impairments in Huntington’s Disease. Front. Psychol. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2019.00585

Júlio, F., Caetano, G., Januário, C. et al. (2019) The effect of impulsivity and inhibitory control deficits in the saccadic behavior of premanifest Huntington’s disease individuals. Orphanet J Rare Dis.

Letra L., Matafome P., Rodrigues T.,Duro D., Lemos R., Baldeiras I., Patrício M., Castelo-Branco M., Caetano G., Seiça R., Santana I.(2019) Association between Adipokines and Biomarkers of Alzheimer’s Disease: A Cross-Sectional Study. Journal of Alzheimer's Disease. DOI: 10.3233/JAD-180669

Marques, D.R., Gomes, A.A., Clemente, V. et al. (2019). Does Cognitive–Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia Change the Brain? A Case Series Study. Sleep Vigilance.

Neves,C., Rodrigues,T., Sereno J., Simões C., Castelhano J., Gonçalves J., Bento G., Gonçalves S., Seiça R., Domingues M.R., Castelo-Branco M., Matafome P. (2019) Dietary Glycotoxins Impair Hepatic Lipidemic Profile in Diet-Induced Obese Rats Causing Hepatic Oxidative Stress and Insulin Resistance. Oxidative Medicine and Cellular Longevity.

Nunes A., Silva G., Duque C., Januário C., Santana I., Ambrósio AF., Castelo-Branco M., Bernardes R. (2019) Retinal texture biomarkers may help to discriminate between Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, and healthy controls. Plos One.

Oliveira-Santos M, McMahon G, Castelo-Branco M, Silva R, Gomes A, Chichorro N, Abrunhosa A, Donato P, de Lima JP, Pego M, Gonçalves L, Ferreira MJ.(2019) Renal artery wall 18F-NaF activity and glomerular filtration rate: an exploratory analysis in a high cardiovascular risk population. Nucl Med Commun. DOI: 10.1097/MNM.0000000000001128

Pereira J., Direito B., Sayal A., Ferreira C., Castelo-Branco M. (2019) Self –Modulation of Premotor Cortex Interhemispheric Connectivity in a Real-Time fMRI Neurofeeback Study Using an Adaptive Approach. Brain Connectivity.

Pinto M., Pereira M., Raposo D., Simões M., Castelo-Branco M. (2019)GameAAL - an AAL solution based on Gamification and Machine Learning Techniques.  2019 IEEE Conference. 10.1109/CIBCB.2019.8791454

Ribeiro MJ., Castelo-Branco M. (2019) Age-related differences in event-related potentials and pupillary responses in cued reaction time tasks. Neurobiology of Aging.

Ribeiro MJ, Castelo-Branco M. (2019) Neural correlates of anticipatory cardiac deceleration and its association with the speed of perceptual decision-making, in young and older adults. Neuroimage. 2019 Oct 1;199:521-533. doi: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2019.06.004.

Rodrigues A.P.; Rebola J.; Pereira M.; van Asselen M.; Castelo-Branco M. (2019) Neural Responses of the Anterior Ventral Occipitotemporal Cortex in Developmental Dyslexia: Beyond the Visual Word Form Area. Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science, Vol.60, 1063-1068. doi:10.1167/iovs.18-26325

Santos B, Ferreira MJ (2019). Positron emission tomography in ischemic heart disease. Revista Portuguesa de Cardiologia.

Silva Mendes, B.I., Oliveira-Santos, M. & Vidigal Ferreira, M.J. (2019) Sodium fluoride in cardiovascular disorders: A systematic review. J. Nucl. Cardiol.

Sousa T., Duarte J.V., Costa G.N., Kemper V.G., Martins R., Goebel R., Castelo-Branco M. (2019) Tracking perceptual decision mechanisms through changes in interhemispheric functional connectivity in human visual cortex. Scientific Reports 9.


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. 

Alves V., do Carmo S., Alves F., Abrunhosa A. (2018) Automated Purification of Radiometals Produced by Liquid Targets. Instruments 2018, 2, 17; doi:10.3390/instruments2030017

Amaral C.,   Mouga S.,   Simões M.,   Pereira H., Bernardino I., Quental H., Playle R.,   McNamara R., Oliveira G., Castelo-Branco M. (2018) A Feasibility Clinical Trial to Improve Social Attention in Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD) Using A Brain Computer Interface. Front. Neurosci. | doi: 10.3389/fnins.2018.00477

Batista, A. , Breunig, H. G., König, A. , Morgado, A. M. and König, K. (2018), Assessment of the metabolism and morphology of the porcine cornea, lens, and retina by two‐photon imaging. J. Biophotonics. doi:10.1002/jbio.201700324

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.

Castelhano, J., Duarte, I.C., Ferreira, C. et al. (2018) The role of the insula in intuitive expert bug detection in computer code: an fMRI study. Brain Imaging and Behavior.

Costa P., Metello L., Alves F., Naia M. (2018) Cyclotron Production of Unconventional Radionuclides for PET Imaging: the Example of Titanium-45 and Its Applications. Instruments, 2(2), 8;

d’Almeida, O.C., Violante, I.R., Quendera, B. et al. (2018) Mitochondrial pathophysiology beyond the retinal ganglion cell: occipital GABA is decreased in autosomal dominant optic neuropathy. Graefes Arch Clin Exp Ophthalmol.

Dionísio A., Duarte I.C., Patrício M., Castelo-Branco M. (2018) Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation as an Intervention Tool to Recover from Language, Swallowing and Attentional Deficits after Stroke: A Systematic Review. Cerebrovasc Dis 2018;46:176–183.

do Carmo S., Oliveira P., Alves F. (2018) A Target-Temperature Monitoring System for Cyclotron Targets: Safety Device and Tool to Experimentally Validate Targetry Studies. Instruments, 2(3), 9;

Duarte, I.C., Brito-Costa, S., Cayolla, R., Castelo-Branco, M. (2018) The role of Prefrontal Cortex in a Battle of the Sexes Dilemma involving a Conflict between Tribal and Romantic love. Scientific Reports, 12133, 8, 1.

Ferreira C. et al. (2018) Functional Mapping of Inner Speech Areas: A Preliminary Study with Portuguese Speakers. In: Karpov A., Jokisch O., Potapova R. (eds) Speech and Computer. SPECOM 2018. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol 11096. Springer, Cham.

Geraldo A., Pereira J., Nunes P., Reimão S., Sousa R., Castelo-Branco M., Pinto S., Campos J., de Carvalho M. (2018) Beyond fractional anisotropy in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis: the value of mean, axial, and radial diffusivity and its correlation with electrophysiological conductivity changes. Neuroradiology.

Gurel S., Sack A.T., Castelo-Branco M., Duecker F. (2018) Assessing the functional role of Frontal Eye Fields (FEFs) in voluntary and reflexive saccades using continuous theta burst stimulation (cTBS). Front. Neurosci. | doi: 10.3389/fnins.2018.00944

Jorge, L. , Canário, N. , Castelhano, J. and Castelo‐Branco, M. (2018), Processing of performance‐matched visual object categories: faces and places are related to lower processing load in the frontoparietal executive network than other objects. Eur J Neurosci, 47: 938-946. doi:10.1111/ejn.13892

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.

Oliveira FPM., Moreira AP., de Mendonça A., Verdelho A., Xavier C., Barroca D., Rio J., Cardoso E., Cruz Â., Abrunhosa A., Castelo-Branco M. (2018) Can 11C-PiB-PET Relative Delivery R1 or 11C-PiB-PET Perfusion Replace 18F-FDG-PET in the Assessment of Brain Neurodegeneration? J Alzheimers Dis. doi:10.3233/jad-180274. PMID: 30056421.

Petrella L., Castelhano J., Ribeiro M., Sereno M., Gonçalves S., Laço M., Hayden M., Rego AC., Castelo-Branco M. (2018) A whole brain longitudinal study in the YAC128 mouse model of Huntington’s disease shows distinct trajectories of neurochemical, structural connectivity and volumetric changes, Human Molecular Genetics, , ddy119,

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

Rodrigues C., Serrano E., Patrício M., Val M., Albuquerque P., Fonseca J., Gomes C., Abrunhosa A., Paiva A., Carvalho L., Botelho MF., Almeida L., Carreira IM., Alpoim MC. (2018) Stroma-derived IL-6, G-CSF and Activin-A mediated dedifferentiation of lung carcinoma cells into cancer stem cells. Scientific Reportsvolume 8, Article number: 11573.

Silva MF., Brascamp JW., Ferreira S., Castelo-Branco M., Dumoulin SO., Harvey BM. (2018) Radial asymmetries in population receptive field size and cortical magnification factor in early visual cortex. Neuroimage. 167:41-52. doi: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2017.11.021.

Silva G., Duarte IC., Bernardino I., Marques T., Violante I., Castelo-Branco M. (2018) Oscillatory motor patterning is impaired in neurofibromatosis type 1: a behavioural, EEG and fMRI study. Journal of Neurodevelopmental Disorders. 10:11.

Simões M, Bernardes M, Barros F, Castelo-Branco M. (2018), Virtual Travel Training for Autism Spectrum Disorder: Proof-of-Concept Interventional Study. JMIR Serious Games 2018;6(1):e5. DOI: 10.2196/games.8428

Simões M., Amaral C., França F., Carvalho P., Castelo-Branco M. (2019) Applying Weightless Neural Networks to a P300-Based Brain-Computer Interface. In: Lhotska L., Sukupova L., Lacković I., Ibbott G. (eds) World Congress on Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering 2018. IFMBE Proceedings, vol 68/3. Springer, DOI:

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