Vera Trocado

  • obstetrics
  • fetal medicine
  • maternal medicine
  • prenatal diagnosis
  • biosensors

Vera Trocado is Obstetrician and Gynecology MD. She obtained her medical degree at University of Minho and completed her OB/GYN residency at Unidade Local de Saúde do Alto Minho – Viana do Castelo. Since 2015 she is Invited Assistant at School of Medicine – University of Minho. She is a PhD student with a project “Biosensors for fetal well-being monitoring” developed in collaboration of Life and Health Sciences Research Institute (ICVS) and International Iberian Nanotecnhnology Laboratory (INL). The main aim of this translational project is to create a wireless multiparameter, intrauterine, intramniotic device that can detect the main components of amniotic fluid and reflect the maternal-fetal physiology during pregnancy. In her clinical practice she has interest in maternal-fetal medicine and fetal diagnosis and therapy.

Scientific Highlights

– Trocado V, Silvestre-Machado J, Azevedo L, Miranda A, Nogueira-Silva C. Pregnancy and COVID-19: a systematic review of maternal, obstetric and neonatal outcomes. J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 2020 Jul 7;1-13. doi:10.1080/14767058.2020.1781809
– Project “Development of a biosensor for fetal well-being monitoring”