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Name: Helder Novais Bastos

Office: G 1.27

School Phone: +351 604 915

Email: hnovaisbastos@med.uminho.pt




Keywords: Tuberculosis Mycobacterium tuberculosis lineages immunogenetics pulmonology


Helder Novais e Bastos is Invited Teaching Assistant at the School of Health Sciences, University of Minho enrolled in the teaching of genetics and respiratory medicine. His research activities at the ICVS are focused on the immunobiology of tuberculosis infection.


Genetic determinants of TB resistance: the IL-12 family of cytokines  

Selected Publications

Chorny A, Casas-Recasens S, Sintes J, Shan M, Polentarutti N, García-Escudero R, Walland AC, Yeiser JR, Cassis L, Carrillo J, Puga I, Cunha C, Bastos H, Rodrigues F, Lacerda JF, Morais A, Dieguez-Gonzalez R, Heeger PS, Salvatori G, Carvalho A, Garcia-Sastre A, Blander JM, Mantovani A, Garlanda C, Cerutti A. “The soluble pattern recognition receptor PTX3 links humoral innate and adaptive immune responses by helping marginal zone B cells”. J Exp Med. 213(10):2167-85 (2016).

Bastos HN, Osório NS, Castro AG, Ramos A, Carvalho T, Meira L, Araújo D, Almeida L, Boaventura R, Fragata P, Chaves C, Costa P, Portela M, Ferreira I, Magalhães SP, Rodrigues F, Sarmento-Castro R, Duarte R, Guimarães JT, Saraiva M. "A Prediction Rule to Stratify Mortality Risk of Patients with Pulmonary Tuberculosis". PLoS One. 2016 Sep 16;11(9):e0162797.

Bastos HN, Neves I, Redondo M, Cunha R, Pereira JM, Magalhães A, Fernandes G. Influence of emphysema distribution on pulmonary function parameters in COPD patients. J Bras Pneumol. 2015 Dec;41(6):489-95.

Cardoso AV, Bastos HN, Damas C. "Lung transplant: complications and quality of life". Rev Port Pneumol (2006). 2015 Jul-Aug;21(4):219-20

Bastos HN, Cardoso AV, Castro AS, Gomes R, Pinto T, Marinho A, Sucena M, Almeida J, Drummond M, Winck JC. "Randomised short-term trial of high-span versus low-span APAP for treating sleep apnoea". Sleep Breath. 2015 Jun 12. [Epub ahead of print]

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