Research Group: ProNutri: Clinical Nutrition & Disease Programming
Thematic Line: TL1 – Preventive Medicine & Societal Challenges
Hub: Faculty of Medicine of the University of Porto
Research Areas: Pediatrics; Sports Sciences; Endocrinology and Metabolism; Nutrition and Dietetics
updated on 15/03/2018
Carla Rêgo is an integrated member of ProNutri, a Research group of CINTESIS.
She graduated in Medicine, obtained her Master Degree in Sports Medicine, and her Doctorate in Child Obesity and Cardiometabolic Comorbidity, from the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Porto (FMUP).
She was responsible for setting up the first Childhood Obesity Consultation Service in Portugal, at the Hospital of São João, in Porto, and integrated the Scientific Commission of the Plataforma Contra a Obesidade (National Platform against Obesity).
She has authored several works presented in national and international meetings. She has also published many scientific articles in indexed journals; book chapters and book prefaces; and co-authored a book about child obesity for the general public.
Carla Rêgo coordinated the EPACI Portugal 2012 – Estudo do Padrão Alimentar e de Crescimento na Infância (Study of food and growth pattern in childhood). She is a member of several national and international scientific societies, and is the co-founder and President of the Grupo Nacional para o Estudo e Investigação da Obesidade Pediátrica (GNEIOP – National group for childhood obesity study and research).
She has her practice at the Hospital CUF Porto, is a professor at FMUP and at the Faculty of Biotechnology of the Catholic University of Portugal, and is the President of the nongovernmental organization Health4Mozambican Children and Families.
Recently, she was appointed President of the European Childhood Obesity Group (ECOG) Annual Meeting – Porto 2018.
AUTHORS: Mota, JA; Ribeiro, JC; Santos, P; Guerra, S; Duarte, JA; Rego, C;
SOURCE: AMERICAN JOURNAL OF CLINICAL NUTRITION, VOLUME: 75, ISSUE: 2, PUBLISHED: 2002
TITLE: Physical activity guidelines and preschooler’s obesity status
AUTHORS: Vale, S; Trost, S; Ruiz, JJ; Rego, C; Moreira, P; Mota, J;
SOURCE: INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF OBESITY, VOLUME: 37, ISSUE: 10, PUBLISHED: 2013
TITLE: ASSOCIATION OF ERYTHROCYTE ACID PHOSPHATASE (LMW-PTP) GENOTYPES WITH OBESITY BUT NOT HYPERTENSION
AUTHORS: Pereira P Da Silva; Rego, C; Alho, I; Themudo T Barata; Sardinha, L; Guerra, A; Bicho, M;
SOURCE: 19th European Meeting on Hypertension in JOURNAL OF HYPERTENSION, VOLUME: 27, PUBLISHED: 2009
TITLE: Genetic distribution of GSTM1 and GSTT1 in hypertensive Portuguese subjects: Association with plasma epinephrine oxidase activity
AUTHORS: Correia, M; Coelho, E; Rego, C; Marinho, C; Alcantara, P; Guerra, A; Rodrigues, P; Bras Nogueira, J; Bicho, M;
SOURCE: 14th European Meeting on Hypertension in JOURNAL OF HYPERTENSION, VOLUME: 22, PUBLISHED: 2004
TITLE: Lipid Profile in Portuguese Obese Children and Adolescents Interaction of Apolipoprotein E Polymorphism With Adiponectin Levels
AUTHORS: Henrique Nascimento; Leticia Silva; Pedro Lourenco; Radka Weinfurterova; Elisabeth Castro; Carla Rego; Helena Ferreira; Antonio Guerra; Alexandre Quintanilha; Alice Santos Silva; Luis Belo;
SOURCE: ARCHIVES OF PEDIATRICS & ADOLESCENT MEDICINE, VOLUME: 163, ISSUE: 11, PUBLISHED: 2009