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Name: Vitor Hugo da Eira Pereira

Office: G2.21

School Phone: +351 253 604 927

Email: vitorpereira@med.uminho.pt




Keywords: Atherosclerosis Cardiac Imaging Echocardiography Stress Diabetes Autonomous Nervous System Insular Cortex


Vitor Hugo Pereira is an Assistant Lecturer of Anatomy and Pathophysiology in the School of Health Sciences, University of Minho.

He is currently a PhD student in ICVS and the main focus of his research is the interaction between the brain and the heart.

Simultaneously he is a Cardiology resident in the Hospital of Guimarães where he has a special interest in cardiac imaging, namely echocardiography.  


Neuro-Politics: the neural correlates of political decision-making: an fMRI-based approach  

Selected Publications

Pereira VH, Cerqueira JJ, Palha JA, Sousa N. The relevance of the brain in the diseased heart: Authors' response. Int J Cardiol, 168(5):5095 (2013).

Pereira VH, Cerqueira JJ, Palha JA, Sousa N. Stressed brain, diseased heart: A review on the pathophysiologic mechanisms of neurocardiology. Int J Cardiol, 166:30-37 (2013).

Pereira VH, Costa PS, Santos NC, Cunha PG, Correia-Neves M, Palha JA, Sousa N. "Adult Body Height Is a Good Predictor of Different Dimensions of Cognitive Function in Aged Individuals: A Cross-Sectional Study". Front Aging Neurosci. 2016 Sep 16;8:217.

Salgado AJ, Oliveira JM, Pirraco RP, Pereira VH, Fraga JS, Marques AP, Neves NM, Mano JF, Reis RL, Sousa N. Carboxymethylchitosan/poly(amidoamine) dendrimer nanoparticles in central nervous systems-regenerative medicine: effects on neuron/glial cell viability and internalization efficiency. Macromol Biosci. 2010 Oct 8;10(10):1130-40. doi: 10.1002/mabi.201000005.

Pereira VH, Salgado AJ, Oliveira JM, Cerqueira SR, Frias AM, Fraga JS, Roque S, Falcao AM, Marques F, Neves NM, Mano JF, Reis RL, Sousa N. In vivo biodistribution of carboxymethylchitosan/poly(amidoamine) dendrimer nanoparticles in rats. Journal of Bioactive and Compatible Polymers. 2011 Nov; 26(6):619-27. DOI: 10.1177/0883911511425567.

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