Castelo-Branco, Miguel

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Castelo-Branco, Miguel
 
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Castelo-Branco, Miguel
 
 
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MCB (MD PhD), Full Professor at the University of Coimbra, is the Scientific Coordinator of the National Functional Brain Imaging Scientific initiative (Portugal). He is also the Director of CIBIT, which was evaluated as Excellent by an International panel and is the Vice-Director of ICNAS, the Medical Imaging Infrastructure at the University of Coimbra, which also has an important role in Cognitive and Clinical Neuroscience Research and Advanced Services within the National Health System (about 30 ongoing trials and protocols, from Molecular Imaging to Psychiatry). He obtained his PhD at the Max-Planck Institute for Brain Research, Frankfurt, Germany and is now Full Professor at the University of Coimbra. He has held a Professorship in Psychology in 2000 at the University of Maastricht, the Netherlands. Before, he was a Postdoctoral fellow at the Max-Planck-Institute for Brain Research, Germany where he had also performed his PhD work (1994-1999). His achievements are well reflected in publications in top General Journals, such as Nature and PNAS and Top Clinical Translational research journals such as Journal of Clinical Investigation, Brain, Human Molecular Genetics) as well as others in the fields of Human Neurophysiology and Visual and Cognitive Neuroscience (Brain, Neurology, The Journal of Neuroscience, The Journal of Neurophysiology, Human Brain Mapping, Neuroimage, Cerebral Cortex, Cortex, The Journal of Vision, Ophthalmology, IOVS, Neuron, The Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience and others). MCB has made interdisciplinary contributions in the fields of Cognitive Neuroscience, Human and Animal Neurophysiology, Visual Neuroscience, Human Psychophysics, Functional Brain Imaging and translational research in Psychiatry and Neurology. He has been awarded several National and International Prizes (> 200.000). He contributed to 3 patents and has experience also in medical device clinical trials and telerehabilition approaches, and combination of serious games with assisted living approaches. Finally, he has been involved in major International grants such as EVIGENORET (Functional Genomics of the Retina), BACS (Bayesan Approach to cognitive Systems), EPILEPSIAE (on Epilepsia), the FP7 Project BRAINTRAIN (Taking imaging into the therapeutic domain: Self-regulation of brain systems for mental disorders), a Marie Curie Project and several H2020 grants (EuroBioimaging, STIPED, IMI-2). SUPERVISION EXPERIENCE 2003 – 2020 Number of Postdocs - 28 / PhD- 39 / Master Students – 75 EDUCATION ACTIVITIES 2019 – 2020 Full Professor and 2013 – 2018 Associate Professor– Medical Imaging, Physiology, Visual Sciences, Biophysics, Biomathematics. Methods to Study Population Health, Biostatistics, Biomedical Eng., Univ. of Coimbra, 2000 – Assistant Professor – Imaging and Neuroscience, Maastricht University, The Netherlands 2008-2013 - MIT-Portugal PhD progam and Harvard Medical School Portugal programs INSTITUTIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES 2006- Present Scientific Coordinator of the National Brain Imaging Network, a consortium of 6 National Universities 2012 - present – Member of the National Council for Science and Technology, Ministry for Science, Portugal 2012 – Present Vice- President of Patient Autism Association (APPDA-Coimbra) 2011- 2017 Director of ICNAS, the Core Infrastructure of the Brain Imaging Network of Portugal CURRENT POSITION(S) 2019 – present Full Professor, Faculty of Medicine, University of Coimbra, Portugal 2018 – present – Scientific Research Director of Coimbra Institute for Biomedical Imaging and Translational Research, (CIBIT – Excellent in International Evaluation), at UC. 2006 – present Scientific Coordinator of the National Brain Imaging Network PREVIOUS POSITIONS 2013 – 2015 Associate Prof. – U. of Coimbra, Portugal 2001 – 2013 Assistant Prof. – U. of Coimbra, Portugal 2000 - Assistant Prof. – Univ. of Maastricht, Netherlands. 1998-1999 Researcher Max-Planck-Institut for Brain Research
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111-Jul-2011Bayesian Cognitive Models for 3D Structure and Motion Multimodal PerceptionFerreira, João Filipe doctoralThesisopenAccess
22011Biosignal Classification for Human Interface with Devices and Surrounding EnvironmentPires, Gabriel Pereira doctoralThesisopenAccess
36-Apr-2015Cardiovascular magnetic resonance and computed tomography imaging for the assessment of cardiovascular complications of type 2 diabetes mellitusGraça, Bruno Miguel Silva Rosa da doctoralThesisopenAccess
424-Mar-2017Development of techniques for haptic exploration and recognition of objects: a contribution to autonomous robotic handsMartins, Ricardo Filipe Alves doctoralThesisembargoedAccess
53-Mar-2017From parametric decoding of simple mental states to neurofeedback: insights into the neuroscience of cognitive controlSousa, Teresa Maria da Silva doctoralThesisembargoedAccess
62012Ganglion cell and optic nerve physiology in health and disease: the role of novel psychophysical and electrophysiological techniquesReis, Aldina Susana Aragônes da Conceição Pires doctoralThesisopenAccess
714-Feb-2017Imagiologia Funcional Das Sacadas Verticais e Horizontais em Síndromes ParkinsónicosLemos, João da Fonseca Gomes de doctoralThesisembargoedAccess
818-Mar-2014Implicit processing of emotional faces using temporal and spatial constraints: A multimodal approachAlmeida, Inês doctoralThesisembargoedAccess
99-Jul-2015Inside of the Creative Mind: Unravelling the Neurocognitive Mechanisms of Musical CreativityPinho, Ana Luísa Grilo doctoralThesisopenAccess
1028-Feb-2014Investigation of the dorsal stream hypothesis in Williams syndromeBernardino, Inês doctoralThesisembargoedAccess
1129-May-2015Modulation of Retinal Ganglion Cell Function and Implications for NeuroprotectionMartins, João Filipe da Costa doctoralThesisopenAccess
1219-Jan-2017Neural basis of visual cortical reorganization mechanisms after retinal injury in optic neuropathiesd'Almeida, Otília da Anunciação Cardoso doctoralThesisembargoedAccess
136-Jan-2015Neural substrates of 2D/3D object perception: a combined EEG/fMRI approachCastelhano, João Miguel Seabra doctoralThesisembargoedAccess
1428-Nov-2017Neuroadaptation After Cataract And Refractive SurgeryRosa, Andreia de Faria Martins doctoralThesisembargoedAccess
1523-Jun-2015Novos biomarcadores no glaucoma e neuropatias ópticas hereditárias: implicações para o diagnóstico precoce e monitorização da evolução clínicaMateus, Catarina Andreia Domingues doctoralThesisopenAccess
161999O papel da sincronização da actividade neuronal no tálamo e córtex visual de mamíferos.Castelo Branco, Miguel de Sá e Sousa de doctoralThesisembargoedAccess
1719-Dec-2018Spotlight of attention in Developmental DyslexiaRodrigues, Ana Isabel Pina doctoralThesisembargoedAccess
1819-Jun-2015Técnicas de Classificação, Diagnóstico e Avaliação de Risco em Doenças com Compromisso da VisãoPaiva, Bárbara Cecília Bessa dos Santos Oliveiros doctoralThesisopenAccess
1912-Feb-2015The neural correlates of impaired cognitive control in Obsessive-Compulsive DisorderBanca, Paula doctoralThesisembargoedAccess
2022-Nov-2012The neurobiological basis of Neurofibromatosis type I: new insights into brain structure, function and neurochemistryViolante, Inês Ribeiro doctoralThesisopenAccess
2123-Sep-2016The role of long-range neural oscillatory synchrony as a mechanism underlying in perceptual coherenceDuarte, João Valente doctoralThesisopenAccess
2222-Mar-2016Verbal Memory and Visual Perception in early Alzheimer’s disease: Contribution of new diagnostic tools for new classification criteriaOliveira, Raquel Maria Baptista Lemos Guerra de doctoralThesisopenAccess
232011Visual processing mechanisms within magno, konio and parvocellular systems : implications for basic and clinical sciencesSilva, Maria Fátima Loureiro da doctoralThesisopenAccess