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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


  • R Medicine (General)

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Research Output 2004 2019

1 Citation (Scopus)

Association of response to TNF inhibitors in rheumatoid arthritis with quantitative trait loci for CD40 and CD39

Spiliopoulou, A., Colombo, M., Plant, D., Nair, N., Cui, J., Coenen, M. J. H., Ikari, K., Yamanaka, H., Saevarsdottir, S., Padyukov, L., Bridges, S. L., Kimberly, R. P., Okada, Y., Van Riel, P. L. C. M., Wolbink, G., Van Der Horst-Bruinsma, I. E., De Vries, N., Tak, P. P., Ohmura, K., Canhão, H. & 12 othersGuchelaar, H. J., Huizinga, T. W. J., Criswell, L. A., Raychaudhuri, S., Weinblatt, M. E., Wilson, A. G., Mariette, X., Isaacs, J. D., Morgan, A. W., Pitzalis, C., Barton, A. & McKeigue, P., Apr 2019, In : Annals of the rheumatic diseases. 78, 8, p. 1055-1061

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Quantitative Trait Loci
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Association reactions
Genetic Loci

Effects of tofacitinib in early arthritis-induced bone loss in an adjuvant-induced arthritis rat model (vol 57, pg 1461, 2018)

Vidal, B., Cascão, R., Finnilä, M. A. J., Lopes, I. P., da Glória, V. G., Saarakkala, S., Zioupos, P., Canhão, H. & Fonseca, J. E., Feb 2019, In : Rheumatology. 58, 2

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Health Services Accessibility
Food Supply
health care

Low persistence with oral biphosphonate treatment in postmenopausal osteoporosis

Torre, C., Guerreiro, J., Mendes, Z., Miranda, A., Bragança, F., Cristino, J., Canhão, H. & Branco, J. C., 8 Jul 2019, In : Acta reumatologica portuguesa. 44, 2, p. 114-125 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Postmenopausal Osteoporosis
Osteoporotic Fractures
Medication Adherence

Nutrition and Metabolism in Rheumatic Diseases

Canhao, H., Masuko, K. & Nakamura, H., 8 May 2019

Research output: Other contribution

Activities 2016 2017

Fisiopatologia da Osteoporose; Monotorização do tratamento da Osteoporose

Helena Canhão (Speaker)
14 Oct 2017

Activity: Talk or presentationInvited talk

Building the fabric of our digital world - Panel VI

Helena Canhão (Speaker)
27 Jun 2017

Activity: Talk or presentationInvited talk

Personalized Medicine: Reuma.pt, EpiDoc, Patient Inovation

Helena Canhão (Speaker)
20 Feb 2017

Activity: Talk or presentationInvited talk