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Professor Assist of Genetics in the New Medical School/Faculty of Medical Sciences, New University of Lisbon since 1996.

Medical Doctor from the Faculty of Medical Sciences, New University of Lisbon (1978) and PhD in Medicine in Genetics Specialty, Faculty of Medical Sciences, New University of Lisbon (1996).

Specialist in Medical Genetics by the Portuguese Medical Association (1999).

She worked in Portuguese and French Hospitals in particular S.ta Marta, S. José, Curry Cabral, Magalhães Coutinho, D.Estefânea, Egas Moniz, Groupe Hospitalier de la Timone (Marseille), Clinique Génétique Medical -H. Necker (Paris).

She integrated research teams from various projects of the Department of Genetics, financed by the EU, JNICT, FCG, FLAD and LPCC, having worked in the themes: inborn errors of metabolism, cytogenetics, fluorescence in situ hybridization, DNA damage, oxygen radicals, radiation, telomeres and telomerase, cancer, and aging. She was a member of the Centre for Research in Human Molecular Genetics (CIGMH) e now is member of the Centre for Toxicogenomics and Human Health (ToxOmics).

She was member of the Board of the Association of Portuguese Catholic Doctors.

She presented or was co-author of 31 original scientific communications, 22 abstracts published in books and 9 published in international scientific journals (impact factor 2.188-12.386). She was awarded for its communication in the "19th Congress of the European Society for Medical Oncology". She wrote three monographs. She has authored or co-authored 17 scientific articles, 4 in national journals, 12 in international journals with referees (impact factor 1.764-5.108) and 1 in a book published by Plenum Press. Email: aldina.bras@nms.unl.pt

Research interests

research interests: chromosomal fragile sites

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Adenomatous Polyposis Coli Medicine & Life Sciences
Down Syndrome Medicine & Life Sciences
APC Genes Medicine & Life Sciences
Oxidative Stress Medicine & Life Sciences
DNA Breaks Medicine & Life Sciences
Maternal-Fetal Exchange Medicine & Life Sciences
Chromosome Aberrations Medicine & Life Sciences
genome Physics & Astronomy

Research Output at NOVA 1989 2018

  • 146 Citations
  • 5 h-Index
  • 11 Article
  • 3 Conference contribution
  • 1 Review article
6 Citations (Scopus)
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Down syndrome and microRNAs

Brás, A., Rodrigues, A. S., Gomes, B. & Rueff, J., Jan 2018, In : Biomedical Reports. 8, 1, p. 11-16 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access
Down Syndrome
1 Citation (Scopus)
Human Genome
Virus Integration

The human chromosomal fragile sites more often involved in constitutional deletions and duplications - A genetic and statistical assessment

Gomes, D. P., Sequeira, I. J., Figueiredo, C., Rueff, J. & Brás, A., 6 Dec 2016, International Conference of Computational Methods in Sciences and Engineering 2016, ICCMSE 2016. American Institute of Physics Inc., Vol. 1790. 080003

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

regression analysis
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Genetic and statistical study of HIV integration in the human genome

Sequeira, I. J., Gonçalves, J., Moreira, E., Mexia, J. T., Rueff, J. & Brás, A., 19 Nov 2013, 11th International Conference of Numerical Analysis and Applied Mathematics 2013, ICNAAM 2013. Simos, T., Psihoyios, G. & Tsitouras, C. (eds.). American Institute of Physics Inc., p. 813-816 4 p. (AIP Conference Proceedings; vol. 1558).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access
human immunodeficiency virus
analysis of variance
deoxyribonucleic acid

Predominance of constitutional chromosomal rearrangements in human chromosomal fragile sites

Sequeira, I. J. D. S., Mexia, J. T. P. N., Santiago, J., Mamede, R., Silva, E., Santos, J., Faria, D., Rueff, J. & Brás, A., 1 Jan 2013, In : Open Journal of Genetics. 3, NA, p. 8-13

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access