The Invisible Pandemic – Chronic Disease

Marlene Rosa, a teacher at the School of Health Sciences, Polytechnic of Leiria, and researcher at ciTechCare, published on December 2 an article in the Diário de Leiria entitled “The Invisible Pandemic – The Chronic and Disabling Disease”. Chronic diseases are non-communicable diseases, which last throughout life and have no cure. The researcher highlights the impact of chronic disease in Portugal and worldwide and reinforces the need for “being attentive to this reality, to the despair and the needs of these people at critical times, such as the ones we live in. For most of us, this reality lives in

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Help2Care Project was distinguished on the Compete 2020 Newsletter

The project Help2Care was distinguished on the issue n.º 162 of Compete 2020 Newsletter (July).This is a joint project between IPLeiria (ciTechCare) – (promoting entity), the Polytechnic Institute of Santarém, the Polytechnic Institute of Castelo Branco and the Leiria Hospital Center. Funding: 149.000€ from Compete 2020 through Support System for Scientific Research. See full article HERE

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ciTechCare at the European Respiratory Congress

Joana Cruz, lecturer at the School of Health Sciences, Polytechnic of Leiria, and researcher at ciTechCare, was actively involved in the European Respiratory Society (ERS) Congress (#ERScongress), with the presentation of two e-posters developed under the OnTRACK project ((https://citechcare.ipleiria.pt/ontrack/), and the chairing of two symposia, together with two international experts

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Celiac disease volunteers and their families

The researcher Sónia Gonçalves Pereira, mother of two celiac girls, is looking for celiac volunteers and their direct family (children and adults) to create a biobank of blood and feces samples for a research project that aims to study the influence of genetics and the microbiome on development of this

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Opening of call for research scholarship

The Polytechnic of Leiria opened a call for 1 Research Scholarship under the ForPharmacy project – Future pharmacy as a plug-and-play ecosystem (projet n. 70053), co-financed by the Lisbon 2020 Regional Operational Programme (LISBOA 2020) and the Portugal 2020 Programme, through the ERDF – European Regional Development Fund.The Research Scholarship

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Opening of call for Research Scholarship

The Polytechnic of Leiria opened a call for 1 Research Scholarship under the SafeTrack project – Miniaturized wireless devices for continuous monitoring of patients in the emergency department (project no. 70111), co-financed by the Centro 2020 Regional Operational Programme (CENTRO 2020), under the Portugal 2020 Programme, through the ERDF –

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