Alice Augusta Macedo Miranda

  • Veterinary Medicine
  • Laboratory Animal Science
  • Animal Welfare
  • Surgery
  • Minimaly Invasive Surgery
  • Anesthesia
  • Animal Models

Master in Veterinary Medicine by University of Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro (2009), PhD in Health Sciences by University of Minho (2018) and Master in Laboratory Animal Science and Welfare by Universitàt Autonoma de Barcelona (2022). Alice is the Designated Veterinarian at Life and Health Sciences Research Institute (ICVS), School of Medicine, University of Minho since 2009, with activity mainly focused on veterinary support in matters of welfare and care of animals used in research activities. Alice is also Veterinarian of the Animal Welfare Body ORBEA EM/ICVS_I3Bs/3Bs. Research interests in Surgery, Minimally Invasive Surgery, anesthesia and ultrasound imaging. Authorship and co-authorship of more than 20 publications in peer-reviewed journals. Member of the European Society of Laboratory Animal Veterinarians (ESLAV) and Portuguese Society of Laboratory Animal Science (SPCAL).

Scientific Highlights

COSTA MM, MIRANDA A, BARTOLOMEU F, CARVALHO O, MATOS S, MIRANDA G, SILVA FS (2021). NiTi Laser Textured Implants with Improved In Vivo Osseointegration: An Experimental Study in Rats. J. Mater. Sci. Technol 114:120–130. IF: 8.067;
GOMES SH, MIRANDA AM, PÊGO JM, COSTA PS, CORREIA-PINTO J. (2022). Ultrasound-guided selective bronchial intubation: A feasibility study in pediatric animal model. Frontiers in medicine, 1652. IF: 5,058;
COSTA MM, MIRANDA A, BARTOLOMEU F, CARVALHO O, MATOS S, SILVA FS, MIRANDA, G (2021) Osseointegration assessment of multi-material Ti6Al4V- βTCP implants: An experimental study in rats. Advanced Materials Technologies. 10.1002/admt.202101117. IF: 7.848;
ETLINGER P, BARROSO C, MIRANDA A, PINTO JM, LAMAS-PINHEIRO R, FERREIRA H, …, CORREIA-PINTO J. (2021). Characterization of technical skill progress in a standardized rabbit model for training in laparoscopic duodenal atresia repair. Surgical Endoscopy, (Online ahead of print) DOI: 10.1007/s00464-021-08530-x. IF: 4.584;
MONTEIRO S, PINHO AG, MACIEIRA M, SERRE-MIRANDA C, CIBRÃO JR, LIMA R, SOARES-CUNHA C, VASCONCELOS NL, LENTILHAS-GRAÇA J, DUARTE-SILVA S, MIRANDA A, CORREIA-NEVES M, SALGADO AJ, SILVA NA. (2020). Splenic sympathetic signaling contributes to acute neutrophil infiltration of the injured spinal cord. J Neuroinflammation. 17(1):282. IF: 8.322;
COSTA MM, LIMA R, MELO-FONSECA F, BARTOLOMEU F, ALVES N, MIRANDA A, GASIK M, SILVA FS, SILVA NA, MIRANDA G. (2019). Development of β-TCP-Ti6Al4V structures: Driving Cellular Response by Modulating Physical and Chemical Properties. Mater Sci Eng C Mater Biol Appl. 98:705-716. IF: 5.880;
MELO-FONSECA F, LIMA R, COSTA MM, BARTOLOMEU F, ALVES N, MIRANDA A, GASIK M, SILVA FS, SILVA NA, MIRANDA G. (2018). 45S5 BAG-Ti6Al4V structures: The influence of the design on some of the physical and chemical interactions that drive cellular response. Mater Des. 160:95-105. IF: 5.770;
MIRANDA A, ROQUE S, SERRE-MIRANDA C, PÊGO JM, CORREIA-PINTO J. (2018) Inflammatory response and long-term behavioral assessment after neonatal CO2-pneumothorax: Study in a rodent model. J. Pediatr. Surg. 53(7):1318-1325. IF: 1.919;
MIRANDA A, ROQUE S, PÊGO JM, CORREIA-PINTO J. (2018) Neurodevelopment impact of CO2 -pneumoperitoneum in neonates: experimental study in a rat model. J. Surg. Res. 221:293-303. IF: 1.872;
MIRANDA A, PÊGO JM, CORREIA-PINTO J. (2017) Animal facility videoendoscopic intubation station: tips and tricks from mice to rabbits. Lab. Anim. 51(2):204-207. IF: 1.450.