Research Group: MicroMed – Medical Microbiology
Thematic Line: TL2 – Clinical & Translational Research addresses
Hub: Faculty of Medicine of the University of Porto
Research Areas: Microbiology, Infectious Diseases, Mycology, Dermatology, Pharmacology and Pharmacy
updated on 19/03/2018
Acácio Rodrigues coordinates the research group MicroMed of CINTESIS.
He graduated from the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Porto (FMUP), spent a period of his training at the Institute of Clinical Bacteriology of the University of Uppsala (Sweden) from 1989 to 1991 and earned his Doctoral Degree in 1999. He specialized in Anaesthesia and Intensive Care in 1995, and in 2002, he completed the subspecialty in Emergency Medicine.
Acácio Rodrigues is an Associate Professor, with Agregação (tenure), at FMUP, is the Head of the Laboratory of Microbiology and is a member of the Scientific Council of FMUP. He works as a Medical Doctor at the Hospital Centre of São João, coordinating the Burn Unit of the Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery Service.
With more than a hundred scientific articles published in international indexed journals and about 250 scientific papers and lectures, mostly in international congresses, the Microbiology specialist stands out in the research areas of Resistance to Antibiotics and Antifungals.
TITLE: Antifungal activity of Thymus oils and their major compounds
AUTHORS: Pina Vaz, C ; Rodrigues, AG ; Pinto, E ; Costa de Oliveira, S ; Tavares, C; Satgueiro, L ; Cavaleiro, C ;Goncalves, MJ ; Martinez de Oliveira, J
SOURCE: JOURNAL OF THE EUROPEAN ACADEMY OF DERMATOLOGY AND VENEREOLOGY, VOLUME: 18, ISSUE: 1,PUBLISHED: 2004
TITLE: Antifungal activity of the essential oil of Thymus pulegioides on Candida, Aspergillus and dermatophyte species
AUTHORS: Eugenia Pinto ; Cidalia Pina Vaz ; Ligia Salgueiro ; Maria Jose Goncalves ; Sofia Costa de Oliveira ; Carlos Cavaleiro ; Ana Palmeira ; Acacio Rodrigues ; Jose Martinez de Oliveira
SOURCE: JOURNAL OF MEDICAL MICROBIOLOGY, VOLUME: 55, ISSUE: 10, PUBLISHED: 2006
TITLE: Cytometric approach for a rapid evaluation of susceptibility of Candida strains to antifungals
AUTHORS: Pina Vaz, C ; Sansonetty, F ; Rodrigues, AG ; Costa Oliveira, S ; Tavares, C; Martinez de Oliveira, J
SOURCE: CLINICAL MICROBIOLOGY AND INFECTION, VOLUME: 7, ISSUE: 11, PUBLISHED: 2001
TITLE: New microsatellite multiplex PCR for Candida albicans strain typing reveals microevolutionary changes
AUTHORS: Sampaio, P ; Gusmao, L ; Correia, A; Alves, C; Rodrigues, AG ; Pina Vaz, C ; Amorim, A ; Pais, C
SOURCE: JOURNAL OF CLINICAL MICROBIOLOGY, VOLUME: 43, ISSUE: 8, PUBLISHED: 2005
TITLE: Prevalence, Distribution, and Antifungal Susceptibility Profiles of Candida parapsilosis, C-orthopsilosis, and C-metapsilosis in a Tertiary Care Hospital
AUTHORS: Ana P Silva ; Isabel M Miranda ; Carmen Lisboa ; Cidalia Pina Vaz ; Acacio G Rodrigues
SOURCE: JOURNAL OF CLINICAL MICROBIOLOGY, VOLUME: 47, ISSUE: 8, PUBLISHED: 2009