The 2017/2018 R&D Unit Evaluation Results have been released and CINTESIS obtained an Overall Quality Grade of “Very Good”, which will translate into a total funding of 3.3 M€, to be used in research during the period 2020-2023. According to Altamiro da Costa Pereira, coordinator of this unit, "thanks to the efforts of CINTESIS researchers, which [...]
TSF // Engineers, Doctors and Therapists Together in a Project to Give Voice to People with Dysphonia
Engineers, doctors and speech therapists come together in a project to create a mobile application that aims to reconstruct the "natural voice" of people who suffer from some type of dysphonia. The project's title is DyNaVoiceR and Jorge Spratley, otolaryngologist and CINTESIS researcher , takes part in it. Learn more about it here.
Not having a voice can be a nightmare. It affects communication and self-esteem, promotes frustration and can trigger depression. To respond to millions of people who are affected by a lack of voice - or a dysphonic voice - a group of Portuguese researchers has just started a project that aims to create an innovative system [...]
The condition requires the strict restriction of protein consumption in its natural state. Noncompliance seriously affects the cognitive and motor health of patients A research team led by Júlio César Rocha, a researcher at CINTESIS - Center for Health Technology and Services Research, has just started a study that aims to assess the nutritional status of [...]