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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


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Research Output 2004 2019

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

Nutrition and Metabolism in Rheumatic Diseases

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

Research output: Other contribution

Overactive bladder symptom bother and health-related quality of life in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus and primary Sjögren syndrome

Pereira E Silva, R., Romão, V. C., Neves, M., Garcia, R., Oliveira, S., Brites, J., Ramos, F. O., Canhão, H., Palma dos Reis, J., Pereira da Silva, J. A. & Lopes, T., 1 Jan 2019, In : Lupus. 28, 1, p. 27-33

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Overactive Urinary Bladder
Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
Quality of Life
Multivariate Analysis
Linear Models

Activities 2016 2017

Dermatologia, Reumatologia e Gastroentrologia: Ensino Participativo Caso Clínico

Helena Canhão (Speaker)
18 Nov 2017

Activity: Talk or presentationInvited talk

Carreiras Médicas

Helena Canhão (Speaker)
11 Nov 201712 Nov 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

Fisiopatologia da Osteoporose; Monotorização do tratamento da Osteoporose

Helena Canhão (Speaker)
14 Oct 2017

Activity: Talk or presentationInvited talk