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  • Campo Mártires da Pátria, 130

    1169-056 Lisboa


  • 1169-05 Lisboa


  • 3357 Citations
  • 28 h-Index

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Personal profile

Research interests




Large Databases

Public Health

Health Innovation

Education/Academic qualification

Medicine, Universidade de Lisboa

Clinical Research, Master, Harvard Medical School

Medicine, Doctorate, Universidade de Lisboa

Medicine, Bachelor, Universidade de Lisboa

External positions

Vice-President, Universidade de Lisboa

Oct 2016 → …

Vice-President, Liga Portuguesa Contra as Doenças Reumáticas

Oct 2015 → …

Chief Medical Officer, Universidade Católica Portuguesa

Feb 2014 → …

Professor, Universidade de Lisboa

May 2008Mar 2016

Chefe de Serviço, Centro Hospitalar Lisboa Norte (CHLN-E.P.E)

Jan 1994Mar 2016


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Research Output at NOVA

  • Open Access
  • GO-DACT: a phase 3b randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial of GOlimumab plus methotrexate (MTX) versus placebo plus MTX in improving DACTylitis in MTX-naive patients with psoriatic arthritis

    Vieira-Sousa, E., Alves, P., Rodrigues, A. M., Teixeira, F., Tavares-Costa, J., Bernardo, A., Pimenta, S., Pimentel-Santos, F. M., Gomes, J. L., Aguiar, R., Pinto, P., Videira, T., Catita, C., Santos, H., Borges, J., Sequeira, G., Ribeiro, C., Teixeira, L., Ávila-Ribeiro, P., Martins, F. M. & 4 others, Canhão, H., McInnes, I. B., Ribeiro, R. M. & Fonseca, J. E., 1 Apr 2020, In : Annals of the rheumatic diseases. 79, 4, p. 490-498 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • NFKB2 polymorphisms associate with the risk of developing rheumatoid arthritis and response to TNF inhibitors: Results from the REPAIR consortium

    Manuel Sánchez-Maldonado, J., Martínez-Bueno, M., Canhão, H., ter Horst, R., Muñoz-Peña, S., Moñiz-Díez, A., Rodríguez-Ramos, A., Escudero, A., Sorensen, S. B., Hetland, M. L., Ferrer, M. A., Glintborg, B., Filipescu, I., Pérez-Pampin, E., Conesa-Zamora, P., García, A., den Broeder, A., De Vita, S., Hove Jacobsen, S. E., Collantes, E. & 10 others, Quartuccio, L., Netea, M. G., Li, Y., Fonseca, J. E., Jurado, M., López-Nevot, M. Á., Coenen, M. J. H., Andersen, V., Cáliz, R. & Sainz, J., 9 Mar 2020, In : Scientific Reports. 10, 1, 4316.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
  • 2 Citations (Scopus)

    Prevalence of vitamin D deficiency and its predictors in the Portuguese population: a nationwide population-based study

    Duarte, C., Carvalheiro, H., Rodrigues, A. M., Dias, S. S., Marques, A., Santiago, T., Canhão, H., Branco, J. C. & da Silva, J. A. P., 2 Mar 2020, In : Archives of Osteoporosis. 15, 1, p. 36 36.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 1 Citation (Scopus)


    Fisiopatologia da Osteoporose; Monotorização do tratamento da Osteoporose

    Helena Canhão (Speaker)
    14 Oct 2017

    Activity: Talk or presentationInvited talk

    Dermatologia, Reumatologia e Gastroentrologia: Ensino Participativo Caso Clínico

    Helena Canhão (Speaker)
    18 Nov 2017

    Activity: Talk or presentationInvited talk

    Humanizar os dados, Painel Responsabilização do paciente e literacia

    Helena Canhão (Speaker)
    25 Oct 2017

    Activity: Talk or presentationInvited talk

    Cuidar da saúde: a participação activa dos doentes (Patients Innovation)

    Helena Canhão (Speaker)
    26 Jan 2017

    Activity: Talk or presentationInvited talk