Margarida Correia-Neves

  • Infectious Disease
  • Immunology
  • Diagnostic strategies
  • Tuberculosis
  • HIV

“Margarida Correia-Neves is presently Full Professor in Immunology and Microbiology at the School of Medicine, University of Minho, Braga, Portugal, Researcher at the Health Sciences Research Institute (ICVS) from the same university and Visiting Researcher at Karolinska Instituted (KI), Stockholm, Sweden. Present research activities mainly focuses on: 1) Tuberculosis and HIV/AIDS: immune response and methods to improve the diagnosis and reduce transmission; 2) Peripheral immune profile and thymic function on chronic infections (mycobacterial and HIV); 3) One Health concept on tuberculosis (human and animal interaction). Research activities are performed mainly at the ICVS and KI with long-term collaborations with colleagues in Mozambique. Published 116 availabel at PubMed (Correia-Neves, M); Web of Science ResearcherID – C-9122-2009 (h-index=35); Scopus Author Id
6508241001 (h-index=36); orcid – 0000-0002-2202-543.

Margarida Correia-Neves supervised/co-supervised 17 PhD students and 17 Master students (thesis completed); is presently supervising/co-supervising 2 PhD students. Has been a member of the directive board of the PhD program in Health Sciences and the PhD program in Medicine both at the School of Medicine, University of Minho, the Inter-university PhD Program in Aging and Chronic Diseases (School of Medicine at the University of Minho, Medical School at the Nova University in Lisbon and Faculty of Medicine from Coimbra University). Margarida Correia-Neves launch as the director (2020 and 2021) the Doctoral College at the University of Minho.

Scientific Highlights

“1.Intra-urban variation in tuberculosis and community socioeconomic deprivation in Lisbon metropolitan area: a Bayesian approach. Oliveira O, Ribeiro AI, Duarte R, Correia-Neves M, Rito T. Infect Dis Poverty. 2022 Mar 24;11(1):24. doi: 10.1186/s40249-022-00949-1. PMID: 35321758

2.IFNγ and iNOS-Mediated Alterations in the Bone Marrow and Thymus and Its Impact on Mycobacterium avium-Induced Thymic Atrophy. Barreira-Silva P, Melo-Miranda R, Nobrega C, Roque S, Serre-Miranda C, Borges M, Armada G, de Sá Calçada D, Behar SM, Appelberg R, Correia-Neves M. Front Immunol. 2021 Dec 20;12:696415. doi: 10.3389/fimmu.2021.696415. eCollection 2021. PMID: 3498749

3.High Dimensional Immune Profiling Reveals Different Response Patterns in Active and Latent Tuberculosis Following Stimulation With Mycobacterial Glycolipids. Silva CS, Sundling C, Folkesson E, Fröberg G, Nobrega C, Canto-Gomes J, Chambers BJ, Lakshmikanth T, Brodin P, Bruchfeld J, Nigou J, Correia-Neves M, Källenius G. Front Immunol. 2021 Nov 23;12:727300. doi: 10.3389/fimmu.2021.727300. eCollection 2021. PMID: 3488784

4.Definition of Immunological Nonresponse to Antiretroviral Therapy: A Systematic Review. Rb-Silva R, Goios A, Kelly C, Teixeira P, João C, Horta A, Correia-Neves M. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2019 Dec 15;82(5):452-461. doi: 10.1097/QAI.0000000000002157. PMID: 31592836

5.Lipoarabinomannan in Active and Passive Protection Against Tuberculosis. Correia-Neves M, Sundling C, Cooper A, Källenius G. Front Immunol. 2019 Sep 11;10:1968. doi: 10.3389/fimmu.2019.01968. eCollection 2019. PMID: 31572351

6.Thymic Function as a Predictor of Immune Recovery in Chronically HIV-Infected Patients Initiating Antiretroviral Therapy. Rb-Silva R, Nobrega C, Azevedo C, Athayde E, Canto-Gomes J, Ferreira I, Cheynier R, Yates AJ, Horta A, Correia-Neves M. Front Immunol. 2019 Feb 5;10:25. doi: 10.3389/fimmu.2019.00025. eCollection 2019. PMID: 30804925

7.Editorial: Mycobacterial Glycolipids-Role in Immunomodulation and Targets for Vaccine Development. Källenius G, Nigou J, Cooper A, Correia-Neves M. Front Immunol. 2020 Oct 8;11:603900. doi: 10.3389/fimmu.2020.603900. eCollection 2020. PMID: 33133110

8.Using Bayesian spatial models to map and to identify geographical hotspots of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis in Portugal between 2000 and 2016. Oliveira O, Ribeiro AI, Krainski ET, Rito T, Duarte R, Correia-Neves M. Sci Rep. 2020 Oct 6;10(1):16646. doi: 10.1038/s41598-020-73759-w. PMID: 33024245

9. Implication of SARS-CoV-2 evolution in the sensitivity of RT-qPCR diagnostic assays. Osório NS, Correia-Neves M.Lancet Infect Dis. 2021 Feb;21(2):166-167. doi: 10.1016/S1473-3099(20)30435-7. Epub 2020 May 28.PMID: 32473662

10.Evolutionary analysis of Mycobacterium bovis genotypes across Africa suggests co-evolution with livestock and humans. Inlamea OF, Soares P, Ikuta CY, Heinemann MB, Achá SJ, Machado A, Ferreira Neto JS, Correia-Neves M, Rito T.PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2020 Mar 2;14(3):e0008081. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0008081. eCollection 2020 Mar.PMID: 32119671”


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