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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

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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;

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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.

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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 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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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.

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Production of copper-64 and gallium-68 with a medical cyclotron using liquid targets. Mod. Phys. Lett. A 32, 1740013. DOI:

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.

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.

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:

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,

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,

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.

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:

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. 

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,

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.