Research Projects

Ongoing Projects
  • MEDPERSYST: Synaptic networks and Personalized Medicine Approaches to Understand Neurobehavioural Diseases Across the Lifespan

    • Research Field: Cognitive Neuroscience; Biomedical Engineering; Translational neuroscience
    • Time Span: 2017 - 2020
    • Role: Post-doctoral Fellow, ICNAS-UC (Miguel Castelo-Branco's team).
    • More info: [website]
     
     
  • Affective disorders- biomarkers and early detection

    • Research Field: Cognitive Neuroscience; Biomedical Engineering; Translational neuroscience
    • Time Span: 2018 - 2021
    • Role: Research team member, ICNAS-UC (Miguel Castelo-Branco's team).
    • More info: [website]
     
     
  • The role of motion adaptation in bottom-up mechanisms of perceptual decision-making

    • Research Field: Cognitive Neuroscience; Biomedical Engineering; Translational neuroscience
    • Time Span: 2017 - 2019
    • Role: Research team member, ICNAS-UC (Miguel Castelo-Branco's team).
    • More info: [website]
     
     
  • BioMuScle: Novel multimodal imaging biomarkers of neuronal connectivity in Multiple Sclerosis

    • Research Field: Cognitive Neuroscience; Biomedical Engineering; Translational neuroscience
    • Time Span: 2018 - 2021
    • Role: Research team member, ICNAS-UC (João Valente Duarte's team).
    • More info: [website]
     
     
  • Brain Elasticity in Multiple Sclerosis and implications in mechanomodulation of oligodendrocytes: a cellular and clinical approach

    • Research Field: Cognitive Neuroscience; Biomedical Engineering; Translational neuroscience
    • Time Span: 2018 - 2021
    • Role: Research team member, ICNAS-UC (Miguel Castelo-Branco's team).
    • More info: [website]
     
     
Concluded Projects
  • Multimodal mapping of visual motion perceptual decision: Dissecting the role of different motion integration areas in visual surface reconstruction

    • Research Field: Cognitive Neuroscience; Biomedical Engineering; Translational neuroscience
    • Time Span: 2016 - 2017
    • Role: Research team member, ICNAS-UC (Miguel Castelo-Branco's team).
    • More info: [website]
     
     
  • Trabalho multidisciplinar no âmbito da ressonância funcional e tomografia de emissão de positrões

    • Research Field: Cognitive Neuroscience; Biomedical Engineering; Translational neuroscience
    • Time Span: 2015 - 2017
    • Role: MSc researcher, ICNAS-UC (Miguel Castelo-Branco's team).
    • More info: [website]
     
     
  • From molecules to man: novel diagnostic imaging tools in neurological and psychiatric disorders

    • Research Field: Cognitive Neuroscience; Biomedical Engineering; Translational neuroscience
    • Time Span: 2014 - 2015
    • Role: MSc researcher, ICNAS-UC (Miguel Castelo-Branco's team).
    • More info: [website]
     
     
  • Development of techniques for haptic object exploration: a contribution forautonomous robotic hands

    • Research Field: Robotics; Automation; Computational Modeling; Artificial Perception
    • Time Span: 2010 - 2017
    • Role: PhD student, ISR-UC (Jorge Dias' team) ICNAS-UC (Miguel Castelo-Branco's team).
    • More info: [website]
     
     
  • HANDLE - Developmental pathway towards autonomy and dexterity in robot in-hand manipulation

    • Research Field: Robotics; Automation; Computational Modeling; Artificial Perception
    • Time Span: 2008 - 2013
    • Role: MSc researcher, ISR-UC (Jorge Dias' team)
    • More info: [website]
     
     
  • PROMETHEUS - Prediction and interpretation of human behaviour based on probabilistic structures and heterogeneous sensors

    • Research Field: Robotics; Automation; Computational Modeling; Artificial Perception
    • Time Span: 2008 - 2009
    • Role: MSc researcher, ISR-UC (Jorge Dias' team)
    • More info: [website]
     
     
  • EPILEPSIAE - Evolving Platform for Improving the Living Expectations of Patients Suffering from IctAl Events

    • Research Field: Medical informatics; Machine Learning
    • Time Span: 2008
    • Role: Master Student, CISUC-UC (Antonio Dourado's team)
    • More info: [website]