Research Group: ProNutri: Clinical Nutrition & Disease Programming
Thematic Line: TL1 – Preventive Medicine & Societal Challenges
Hub: NOVA Medical School – Faculty of Medical Sciences of the Nova University of Lisbon
Research Areas: Toxicology; Nutrition and Dietetics; Food Science and Technology; Cell biology; Biochemistry and Molecular Biology; Endocrinology and Metabolism
updated on 19/03/2018
Diogo Pestana is an integrated researcher of research group ProNutri of CINTESIS.
He graduated in Biology from the Faculty of Sciences of the University of Porto (FCUP), finished his Master in Biology from the same faculty and defended his Doctorate in Metabolism – Clinical and Experimental, at the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Porto (FMUP).
He works full-time as a scientific researcher and university professor. Diogo Pestana has been involved in several financed projects, among which the most notable was his participation in IoGeneration – a project financed with more than 400 thousand euros.
He has published more than 30 scientific articles; participated in several national and international scientific events; and worked as consultant for the Directorate-General of Health, of the Portuguese Ministry of Health.
Currently, he holds a postdoctoral fellowship at the NOVA Medical School – Faculty of Medical Sciences Nova University of Lisbon
TITLE: Metabolic Score Insights on the Development and Prediction of Remission of Metabolic Syndrome After Gastric Bypass
AUTHORS: Gil Faria; Diogo Pestana; Marisa Aral; John Preto; Sonia Norberto; Conceicao Calhau; Joao T Guimaraes; Antonio Taveira Gomes;
SOURCE: ANNALS OF SURGERY, VOLUME: 260, ISSUE: 2, PUBLISHED: 2014
TITLE: Persistent organic pollutant levels in human visceral and subcutaneous adipose tissue in obese individuals-Depot differences and dysmetabolism implications
AUTHORS: Diogo Pestana; Gil Faria; Carla Sa; Virginia C Fernandes; Diana Teixeira; Sonia Norberto; Ana Faria; Manuela Meireles; Claudia Marques; Luisa Correia Sa; Ana Cunha; Joao T Guimaraes; Antonio Taveira Gomes; Ana Cristina Santos;Valentina F Domingues; Cristina Delerue Matos; Rosario Monteiro; Conceicao Calhau;
SOURCE: ENVIRONMENTAL RESEARCH, VOLUME: 133, PUBLISHED: 2014
TITLE: Absorption of anthocyanins through intestinal epithelial cells – Putative involvement of GLUT2
AUTHORS: Ana Faria; Diogo Pestana; Joana Azevedo; Fatima Martel; Victor de Freitas; Isabel Azevedo; Nuno Mateus; Conceicao Calhau;
SOURCE: MOLECULAR NUTRITION & FOOD RESEARCH, VOLUME: 53, ISSUE: 11, PUBLISHED: 2009
TITLE: Age and Weight Loss After Bariatric Surgery: Cause or Consequence?
AUTHORS: Gil Faria; Diogo Pestana; John Preto; Joao T Guimaraes; Antonio Taveira Gomes; Conceicao Calhau;
SOURCE: OBESITY SURGERY, VOLUME: 24, ISSUE: 5, PUBLISHED: 2014
TITLE: Effects of the environmental pesticide DDT and its metabolites on the human breast cancer cell line MCF-7
AUTHORS: Pestana, D; Teixeira, D; Faria, A; Domingues, V; Monteiro, R; Calhau, C;
SOURCE: TOXICOLOGY LETTERS, VOLUME: 196, PUBLISHED: 2010