Carmen Brás Silva

Professional Background/Habilitations:

Presently:

Invited Assistant Professor at Faculty of Medicine, University of Porto, at Faculty of Nutrition and Food Sciences, University of Porto and at Nursing School of Porto.

Past:

2009-2015 – Invited Principal Investigator at Cardiovascular Research Center (UnIC), Faculty of Medicine, University of Porto.

2007-2009 – Posdoctoral Grant Holder, Faculty of Medicine, University of Porto.

2007 – PhD in Human Biology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Porto.

1999 – Degree in Nutrition Sciences, Faculty of Nutrition and Food Sciences, University of Porto.

 

Professional Experience:

I- Research Activities

– Principal Investigator of 8 funded scientific projects and team member of 15 funded scientific projects.

-Author or co-author of 32 full papers with more than 400 citations and an h-index of 11 (SCOPUS), of 9 (ISI Web of Knowledge) and of 13 (Google Scholar). Author or co-author of more than 150 publications resulting from meeting abstracts and 6 chapters in books.

– Integrated Researcher of UnIC, Cardiovascular Research Center, Faculty of Medicine, University of Porto (since 1999).

– ORCID: 0000-0003-1527-3776; Scopus ID: 7801357838; Researcher ID: J-3754-2013; Google Scholar: http://scholar.google.pt/citations?user=Q2lhol0AAAAJ&hl=pt-PT

II – Teaching Activities:

1. Invited assistant Professor at Faculty of Medicine, University of Porto (since 2015).

2. Invited Assistant Professor at Faculty of Nutrition and Food Sciences, University of Porto (since 2007) and Invited Teacher (from 2004 to 2007).

3. Invited Assistant Professor at Nursing School of Porto (since 2014) and Invited Teacher (from 2000 to 2009).

III- Management Activities

– Since 2015 – Member of the Scientific Committee of the Doctoral Programme in Cardiovascular Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Porto.

– Since 2015 – Scientific manager of the Cardiovascular Research Centre (UnIC), Faculty of Medicine, University of Porto.

– Since 2011 – Member of the Scientific Committee of the PHD in Clinical Nutrition, Faculty of Nutrition and Food Sciences, University of Porto

– Since 2010 – Member of the Scientific Committee of the Master Degree in Cardiovascular Pathophysiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Porto.

– Since 2008- Member of the Scientific Committee of the Master Degree in Clinical Nutrition, Faculty of Nutrition and Food Sciences, University of Porto.

– From 2007 to 2009 – Member of the Scientific Committee of the Faculty of Nutrition and Food Sciences, University of Porto.

IV – Supervising Activities

Supervision of 10 master degree and 16 final graduation students, and ongoing supervision of 3 PhD, 5 master degree and co-supervision 3PhD students.

V- Outreach Activities

Participation yearly (since 2007) in Junior University and School of Life and Health Sciences, directed at High-school students, with 2 programs per year with the duration of one week each to initiate the students in the fundamentals of basic, translational or clinical research.