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Medronho bread won the Food Fab Lab award

Pão de Medronho developed by Rui Lopes, a researcher at citechcare is the big winner of the “Fab Lab 2020 Food Award”. Rui Lopes is the owner of the company Medronho&Canela – Food and Nutritional Innovation, a Spin-Off by the Polytechnic of Leiria, which was created to leverage the “Pão Medronho” project, and give substance to other food and nutritional innovation projects that are in progress with centres of research and companies. The Medronho Bread is a rustic, special and innovative bread, with all the components of the Medronho. The product began to be developed in 2010, having been formulated,

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Researchers distinguished with a scientific research award

The project “CBmeter – a new device for the early detection of type 2 diabetes mellitus”, led by researcher Maria Guarino, was distinguished with the Alfredo da Silva Scientific Research Award in the category of Technological Innovation, Mobility and Industry. The research award was funded by the Fundação Amélia de Mello in collaboration with COTEC Portugal and was presented by the President of the Republic, Professor Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa, at the closing ceremony of the commemorations of the 150th anniversary of the birth of the industrialist Alfredo da Silva.This project aims to develop a device that allows the screening

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ciTechCare researchers awarded in a scientific event on aging

The ciTechCare researchers Marlene Rosa, Roberta Frontini and Raul Antunes have reasons to celebrate! In the III Jornadas de Intervenção Psicossocial na Comunidade – Pensar o Idoso e o Envelhecimento, they received the 1st and 2nd prizes, as well as 2 honorable mentions with the 4 works they presented. Congratulations to all authors: 1st prize – Ruben Coelho, Pedro Marques, Raul Antunes, Roberta Frontini and Marlene Rosa with the work “Determinants and barriers to physical exercise among sedentary elderly people – a qualitative exploratory study” 2nd Prize – Lina Tábuas Pereira, Gabriela Rocha, Henrique Chaves, Sandra Sousa and Roberta Frontini

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Nutrients 2021 Travel Award in Nutrigenetics and Nutrigenomics

The work that the PhD candidate and research fellow of ciTechCare Marlene Lages will present at the next congress of the American Society for Nutrition was the winner of the Nutrients 2021 award in the category of Nutrigenetics and Nutrigenomics. This work aims to evaluate the effectiveness of a personalised nutritional intervention according to the profile of clock genes in people with metabolic disorders. This award includes a travel grant to participate in the Nutrition Live Online 2021 Congress from 7 to 10 June and one publication in the Nutrients journal. More information HERE.

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Best scientific article 2020 from Portuguese Journal of Speech Therapy

The article “Speech Therapist Practices and Research Skills in Portugal”, in which the ciTechCare researcher Inês Tello Rodrigues is co-author, won the award for best scientific article of 2020 from the Portuguese Journal of Speech Therapy (Revista Portuguesa de Terapia da Fala, RPTF).The official delivery ceremony will take place at the next face-to-face or online event held by the Portuguese Association of Speech Therapists (APTF) and/or the RPTF. More information HERE.

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