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Carla Teles Martins

Carla Teles Martins

PhD Student & Laboratory Technician

  • Thesis title: Avaliação da exposição da população Portuguesa a micotoxinas: O contributo da biomonitorização humana
  • Supervisor: Paula Alvito & Carla Nunes

  • Researcher ID: U-5071-2018
  • ORCID: 0000-0001-7930-2914
  • Department: Food and Nutrition - National Institute of Health Dr. Ricardo Jorge
  • Research Group: Stress Biology
  • ISI Web of KnowledgeSM search factor: L-3555-2014
  • Thesis title: Avaliação da exposição da população Portuguesa a micotoxinas: O contributo da biomonitorização humana Supervisor: Paula Alvito & Carla Nunes Category: ES


Research interests

Public Health
Mycotoxins
Human Biomonitoring
Biomarkers
Risk Assessment
Risk-Benefit Assessment of foods

Academic degrees

2015 - Present: PhD Student in Public Health. NOVA National School of Public Health, NOVA University of Lisbon, Lisboa (Portugal) in collaboration with National Institute of Health Dr. Ricardo Jorge (INSA), Food and Nutrition Department, Lisbon (Portugal). Title: Avaliação da exposição da população Portuguesa a micotoxinas: O contributo da biomonitorização humana. Scientific supervision: Dr. Paula Alvito (INSA,CESAM); Prof. Dr. Carla Nunes (ENSP-UNL).

2001: Post Graduation in Medical Microbiology. Institute of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, NOVA University of Lisbon.

1996 - 2000: BSc in Clinical Analysis and Public Health. Lisbon School of Health Technology, Lisbon Polytechnic Institute (Portugal).

Scientific activities

Current position: Biomedical Laboratory Scientist, Food and Nutrition Department, National Institute of Health Dr Ricardo Jorge (INSA)

PhD Student, Public Health, NOVA National School of Publica Health, NOVA University of Lisbon

Member of projects (international): HBM4EU (H2020), RB4EU (EFSA)

Member of projects (national): earlyMYCO (FCT), INGESTnano (FCT), SafeGrains (FCT)

Others

Participation in research projects

earlyMYCO. Early-life exposure to mycotoxins and its impact on health. PTDC/MED-TOX/28762/2017. 2018-2021.

SafeGrains. Contaminação de cereais e derivados armazenados por pragas de insectos e fungos. PTDC/ASP-PLA/28350/2017. 2018-2021.

INGESTnano. Cellular and Molecular Mechanisms of toxicity of Ingested Nanomaterials. PTDC/SAU-PUB/29481/2017. 2018-2021.

RISKBENEFIT4EU. “RiskBenefit4EU – Partnering to strengthen the risk-benefit assessment within EU using a holistic approach. EFSA - GP/EFSA/AFSCO/2017/01. 2018-2019.

HBM4EU. “European Human Biomonitoring Initiative”. Comissão Europeia e Horizonte2020. 2017-2021

MYCOMIX. “Estudo exploratório dos efeitos tóxicos de misturas de micotoxinas em alimentos para crianças e o seu potencial impacto na saúde”. PTDC/DTP-FTO/0417/2012. 2013-2015.

Projecto n.º 128/07. “Determinação do teor de selénio em variedades de peixes, crus e cozinhados, consumidas em Portugal”. Comissão de Fomento da Investigação em Cuidados de Saúde do Ministério da Saúde. 2007-2009.

Projecto n.º 108/07. “Ocorrência de Patulina em produtos à base de maçã destinados à alimentação infantil e consumidos em Portugal”. Comissão de Fomento da Investigação em Cuidados de Saúde do Ministério da Saúde. 2007-2009.

Publications

Projects

earlyMYCO - Early-life exposure to MYCOtoxins and its impact on health See more

Human Biomonitoring for Europe - Science and policy for a healthy future See more

RiskBenefit4EU: Partnering to strengthen the risk-benefit assessment within EU using a holistic approach See more

Mycomix-Exploring the toxic effects of mixtures of mycotoxins in infant food and potential health impact See more

Scientific Supervision


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