• 176 Citations
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20092019
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Research interests

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
Since 2016: Adjunct Professor in Escola Superior de Tecnologia da Saúde de Lisboa, Scientific Area of Pathologic Anatomy, Cytology and Tanathology.
2006-2015: Assistant Lecturer in Escola Superior de Tecnologia da Saúde de Lisboa, Scientific Area of Pathologic Anatomy, Cytology and Tanathology.
2005-2007: Biomedical Scientist in Histocellular Pathology in Escola Superior de Tecnologia da Saúde de Lisboa.
EDUCATION AND FORMATION
2010 - 2015: PhD in Biology, specialization Genetics by Faculty of Sciences, University of Lisbon. Research on Human Biomonitoring –Biomarkers, individual susceptibility and, nutrigenetics.
2007-2009: Master in Human Molecular Biology by Faculty of Sciences, University of Lisbon. Research on Genotoxicity Biomarkers and genetic polymorphisms in workers exposed to formaldehyde.
2002-2006: Graduation in Biomedical Sciences in Higher School of Health Technologies of Lisbon.
RESEARCH
2016-2020: HBM4EU - European Human Biomonitoring Initiative (European Commission - Research & Innovation).
2016-2020: COST – European Cooperation in Science and Technology (supported by EU Framework programme). COST OC-2015-1-19739: The comet assay as a human biomonitoring tool.
2016-2018: Occupational exposure to particulate matter and fungi and potential health effects in bakers and cookies and biscuit production. ACT Project n. º 005DBB/12.
2010-2013: Occupational exposure to cytostatic drugs: Characterization of cytostatic drugs in Portuguese hospitals. ACT Project n. º 036APJ/09.
2010-2011: Re-evaluation of a reported increased micronucleus frequency in lymphocytes of workers occupationally exposed to formaldehyde. Collaboration with University of Ülm, Germany.
2007-2009: Genotoxicity Biomarkers and genetic polymorphisms in workers exposed to formaldehyde.
2006-2009: Occupational Exposure to Formaldehyde: contribution to the characterization of exposure and consequent health effects in workers of hospital services of Pathological Anatomy. ACT Project.
2005-2006: Risk Assessment of Chemicals in the Histopathology Laboratory of Anatomic Pathology Services.

Education/Academic qualification

Human Biomonitoring, Doctorate, Universidade de Lisboa

8 Sep 201031 Jan 2008

External positions

Professor, Instituto Politécnico de Lisboa

1 Sep 2007 → …

Keywords

  • RA0421 Public health. Hygiene. Preventive Medicine
  • Human Biomonitoring
  • Genetic Toxicology
  • Genotoxicity
  • Occupational Exposure
  • Biomarkers
  • Individual susceptibility
  • Nutrigenetics

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Research Output at NOVA 2009 2019

5 Citations (Scopus)

Cytotoxic and genotoxic effects of environmental relevant concentrations of bisphenol A and interactions with doxorubicin

Ramos, C., Ladeira, C., Zeferino, S., Dias, A., Faria, I., Cristovam, E., Gomes, M. & Ribeiro, E., 1 Feb 2019, In : Mutation Research - Genetic Toxicology and Environmental Mutagenesis. 838, p. 28-36 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Doxorubicin
Cell Line
DNA Damage
Estrogen Receptor alpha
G-Protein-Coupled Receptors
2 Citations (Scopus)

DNA repair as a human biomonitoring tool: comet assay approaches

Azqueta, A., Langie, S. A. S., Boutet-Robinet, E., Duthie, S., Ladeira, C., Møller, P., Collins, A. R. & Godschalk, R. W. L., 1 Jul 2019, In : Mutation Research - Reviews in Mutation Research. 781, p. 71-87 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Comet Assay
Environmental Monitoring
DNA Repair
Blood Cells
DNA Damage
4 Citations (Scopus)

The comet assay for human biomonitoring: effect of cryopreservation on DNA damage in different blood cell preparations

Ladeira, C., Koppen, G., Scavone, F. & Giovannelli, L., 1 Jul 2019, In : Mutation Research - Genetic Toxicology and Environmental Mutagenesis. 843, p. 11-17 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Comet Assay
Environmental Monitoring
Cryopreservation
DNA Damage
Blood Cells
9 Citations (Scopus)

The comet assay in animal models: from bugs to whales – (Part 1 Invertebrates)

Gajski, G., Žegura, B., Ladeira, C., Pourrut, B., Del Bo, C., Novak, M., Sramkova, M., Milić, M., Gutzkow, K. B., Costa, S., Dusinska, M., Brunborg, G. & Collins, A., 1 Jan 2019, In : Mutation Research - Reviews in Mutation Research. 779, p. 82-113 32 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Whales
Comet Assay
Invertebrates
Animal Models
DNA Damage
4 Citations (Scopus)

The comet assay in animal models: from bugs to whales – (Part 2 Vertebrates)

Gajski, G., Žegura, B., Ladeira, C., Novak, M., Sramkova, M., Pourrut, B., Del Bo, C., Milić, M., Gutzkow, K. B., Costa, S., Dusinska, M., Brunborg, G. & Collins, A., 1 Jul 2019, In : Mutation Research - Reviews in Mutation Research. 781, p. 130-164 35 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Whales
Comet Assay
Vertebrates
Animal Models
DNA Damage