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Research interests

BSc Clinical Analysis and Public Health, PhD student on Public Health (2015-19) and collaborator of Centre for Environmental and Marine Studies, University of Aveiro, Portugal. She started working on mycotoxins analysis, was responsible for mycotoxin quality control and analytical method validation. She develops studies on the harmonized in vitro digestion method and now she is working on the determination of mycotoxins biomarkers in food and biological fluids by LC-MS/MS to assess the exposure of Portuguese population. She participates in national (MYCOMIX) and international projects (RiskBenefit4EU, EFSA: HBM4EU, Horizon 2020), co-supervises MSc thesis and collaborates in conference organization.

Education/Academic qualification

Clinical Analysis and Public Health, Bachelor, Lisbon School of Health and Technology

External positions

Instituto Nacional de Saúde Dr. Ricardo Jorge

1 Feb 2005 → …


  • R Medicine (General)
  • Food safety,
  • Risk assessment
  • Public Health,
  • Food toxicology,
  • Human Biomonitoring,

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Mycotoxins Medicine & Life Sciences
Environmental Monitoring Medicine & Life Sciences
Portugal Medicine & Life Sciences
Health Medicine & Life Sciences
Biomarkers Chemical Compounds
Occupational Exposure Medicine & Life Sciences
Aflatoxins Medicine & Life Sciences
Ionic Liquids Chemical Compounds

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Research Output at NOVA 2015 2019

Burden of disease attributable to exposure to aflatoxins in Portugal using human biomonitoring data

Martins, C., Vidal, A., Boevre, M., Saeger, S., Nunes, C., Torres, D., Goios, A., Lopes, C., Alvito, P. & Assunção, R., 2019, In : European Journal of Public Health. 29, Suppl4, p. 489

Research output: Contribution to journalMeeting Abstract

5 Citations (Scopus)

Exposure assessment of Portuguese population to multiple mycotoxins: the human biomonitoring approach

Martins, C., Vidal, A., De Boevre, M., De Saeger, S., Nunes, C., Torres, D., Goios, A., Lopes, C., Assunção, R. & Alvito, P., 1 Jul 2019, In : International Journal Of Hygiene And Environmental Health. 222, 6, p. 913-925 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Environmental Monitoring
Reference Values

Exposure of Portuguese population to mycoestrogens: a public health concern?

Martins, C., Vidal, A., Saeger, S., Nunes, C., Torres, D., Goios, A., Lopes, C., Assunção, R., Alvito, P. & Boevre, M., 2019.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePoster

1 Citation (Scopus)

Human biomonitoring in health risk assessment in Europe: Current practices and recommendations for the future

Louro, H., Heinälä, M., Bessems, J., Buekers, J., Vermeire, T., Woutersen, M., van Engelen, J., Borges, T., Rousselle, C., Ougier, E., Alvito, P., Martins, C., Assunção, R., Silva, M. J., Pronk, A., Schaddelee-Scholten, B., Del Carmen Gonzalez, M., de Alba, M., Castaño, A., Viegas, S. & 7 others, Humar-Juric, T., Kononenko, L., Lampen, A., Vinggaard, A. M., Schoeters, G., Kolossa-Gehring, M. & Santonen, T., Jun 2019, In : International Journal Of Hygiene And Environmental Health. p. 727-737

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Environmental Monitoring
Occupational Health
Body Burden
Food Safety
11 Citations (Scopus)
10 Downloads (Pure)

Occupational exposure to mycotoxins in swine production: Environmental and biological monitoring approaches

Viegas, S., Assunção, R., Martins, C., Nunes, C., Osteresch, B., Twarużek, M., Kosicki, R., Grajewski, J., Ribeiro, E. & Viegas, C., 1 Feb 2019, In : Toxins. 11, 2, 78.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Environmental Monitoring
Occupational Exposure