Location

Campo Mártires da Pátria, 130 1169-056 Lisboa

Diana Teixeira

Docente Professor Auxiliar

Diana Teixeira was born in April 1985 in Porto, Portugal; graduated in Food Science, at Faculty of Nutrition and Food Science University of Porto (FCNAUP, 2009); and obtained the degree of Doctor (PhD) Biomedicine, at Faculty of Medicine, University of Porto (FMUP, 2015). Part of this work was performed at the INSERM 858, Toulouse. Currently, she is an Invited Assistant Professor in NMS, and researcher in Comprehensive Health Research Centre (CHRC) and CINTESIS with several articles published, specially over the effect of endocrine disruptors in the development of metabolic disease, particularly obesity and metabolic syndrome-related pathologies. She was involved in the creation of Unidade Universitária Lifestyle Medicine da José de Mello Saúde by NOVA Medical School at Hospital CUF Infante Santo where she gives nutritional consultations |professional ID - 1230 N|and is the Associate Director of the National Program for the Promotion of Healthy Eating at the Directorate-General of Health. Diana Teixeira has not only expertise in clinical practice but has also a broad and established experience in basic science and research.

  • Rodrigues C, Pinto A, Faria A, Teixeira D, van Wegberg AMJ, Ahring K, Feillet F, Calhau C, MacDonald A, Moreira-Rosário A, Rocha JC. Is the Phenylalanine-Restricted Diet a Risk Factor for Overweight or Obesity in Patients with Phenylketonuria (PKU)? A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Nutrients. 2021 Sep 28;13(10):3443
  • Moreira-Rosário A, Marques C, Pinheiro H, Araújo JR, Ribeiro P, Rocha R, Mota I, Pestana D, Ribeiro R, Pereira A, de Sousa MJ, Pereira-Leal J, de Sousa J, Morais J, Teixeira D, Rocha JC, Silvestre M, Príncipe N, Gatta N, Amado J, Santos L, Maltez F, Boquinhas A, de Sousa G, Germano N, Sarmento G, Granja C, Póvoa P, Faria A, Calhau C. Gut Microbiota Diversity and C-Reactive Protein Are Predictors of Disease Severity in COVID-19 Patients. Front Microbiol. 2021 Jul 19;12:705020
  • Morais J, Marques C, Faria A, Teixeira D, Barreiros-Mota I, Durão C, Araújo J, Ismael S, Brito S, Cardoso M, Macedo I, Pereira E, Tomé T, Calhau C. Influence of Human Milk on Very Preterms' Gut Microbiota and Alkaline Phosphatase Activity. Nutrients. 2021 May 6;13(5):1564
  • Ismael S, Silvestre MP, Vasques M, Araújo JR, Morais J, Duarte MI, Pestana D, Faria A, Pereira-Leal JB, Vaz J, Ribeiro P, Teixeira D, Marques C, Calhau C. A Pilot Study on the Metabolic Impact of Mediterranean Diet in Type 2 Diabetes: Is Gut Microbiota the Key? Nutrients. 2021 Apr 8;13(4):1228
  • Gregório MJ, Irving S, Teixeira D, Ferro G, Graça P, Freitas G. The national food and nutrition strategy for the Portuguese COVID-19 response. Eur J Clin Nutr. 2021 Jul;75(7):1159-1161
  • Silvestre MP, Rodrigues AM, Canhão H, Marques C, Teixeira D, Calhau C, Branco J. Cross-Talk between Diet-Associated Dysbiosis and Hand Osteoarthritis. Nutrients. 2020 Nov 12;12(11):3469
  • Mota IB, Castelo I, Morais J, Anjos M, Costa JP, Dias M, Fernandes A, Leitão I, Mohanlal U, Campos E, Cascais MJ, Faria A, Marques C, Patarrão R, Pestana D, Teixeira D, Branco JC, Calhau C. Nutrition Education in Portuguese Medical Students: Impact on the Attitudes and Knowledge. Acta Med Port. 2020 Apr 1;33(4):246-251
  • Morais J, Marques C, Teixeira D, Durão C, Faria A, Brito S, Cardoso M, Macedo I, Pereira E, Tomé T, Calhau C. Extremely preterm neonates have more Lactobacillus in meconium than very preterm neonates - the in utero microbial colonization hypothesis. Gut Microbes. 2020 Nov 9;12(1):1785804
  • Morais J, Marques C, Teixeira D, Durão C, Faria A, Brito S, Cardoso M, Macedo I, Tomé T, Calhau C. FEEDMI: A Study Protocol to Determine the Influence of Infant-Feeding on Very-Preterm-Infant's Gut Microbiota. Neonatology. 2019;116(2):179-184
  • Ferro A, Teixeira D, Pestana D, Monteiro R, Santos CC, Domingues VF, Polónia J, Calhau C. POPs' effect on cardiometabolic and inflammatory profile in a sample of women with obesity and hypertension. Arch Environ Occup Health. 2019;74(6):310-321
  • Pestana D, Teixeira D, Meireles M, Marques C, Norberto S, Sá C, Fernandes VC, Correia-Sá L, Faria A, Guardão L, Guimarães JT, Cooper WN, Sandovici I, Domingues VF, Delerue-Matos C, Monteiro R, Constância M, Calhau C. Adipose tissue dysfunction as a central mechanism leading to dysmetabolic obesity triggered by chronic exposure to p,p'-DDE. Sci Rep. 2017 Jun 1;7(1):2738
  • Teixeira D, Pestana D, Santos C, Correia-Sá L, Marques C, Norberto S, Meireles M, Faria A, Silva R, Faria G, Sá C, Freitas P, Taveira-Gomes A, Domingues V, Delerue-Matos C, Calhau C, Monteiro R. Inflammatory and cardiometabolic risk on obesity: role of environmental xenoestrogens. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2015 May;100(5):1792-801
  • Teixeira D, Marques C, Pestana D, Faria A, Norberto S, Calhau C, Monteiro R. Effects of xenoestrogens in human M1 and M2 macrophage migration, cytokine release, and estrogen-related signaling pathways. Environ Toxicol. 2016 Nov;31(11):1496-1509
  • Teixeira D, Pestana D, Faria A, Calhau C, Azevedo I, Monteiro R. Modulation of adipocyte biology by δ(9)-tetrahydrocannabinol. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2010 Nov;18(11):2077-85.

2021 - Melhor poster na 4ª edição da Conferência Internacional sobre Contaminantes Alimentares (ICFC 2021), promovida pelo Instituto Nacional de Saúde Doutor Ricardo Jorge (INSA)
2020 - 2º Classificado no concurso “Alimentação Saudável e Sustentável” da Associação Bandeira Azul da Europa conferido pela Associação Bandeira Azul da Europa
2019 - Bolsa Emílio Peres - SPD pela Sociedade Portuguesa de Diabetologia
2018 - Bolsa Emílio Peres - SPD pela Sociedade Portuguesa de Diabetologia
2018 - Melhor poster no XVII Food and Nutrition Congress, International Congress of Food and Nutrition
2014 - Melhor poster na área de "Nutrition, Behaviour, Activity and Environment" pela European Association for the Study of Obesity
2011 - 3º Prémio Melhor Comunicação Livre no X Congresso de Nutrição e Alimentação e II Congresso Ibero-Americano de Nutrição (APN)
2010 - Prémio de Excelência pelo iBeSa – Instituto de Bebidas e Saúde
2009 - Melhor comunicação livre no Congresso da XIX Semana de Nutrição
2009 - Prémio Dr. Emílio Peres no XV Curso Pós-graduado de Endocrinologia Diabetes e Metabolismo
2008 - Melhor poster no 12º Congresso Português de Obesidade