The EpiDoC Unit is a top research unit that combines epidemiology, clinical research and behavior science to reduce the burden of rheumatic diseases and promote healthy, active aging. It is located at NOVA Medical School and coordinated by Ana Rodrigues.
The EpiDoC Unit is presently composed of three research groups:
This unit has been involved in several national and international projects. Helena Canhão is also the present coordinator of the Comprehensive Health Research Center (CHRC), a FCT funded R&D Unit rated as Excellent. EpiDoC’s members are also part of the European Reference Site for active and healthy aging - Lisbon AHA.
“Temos que começar a preparar o país para os novos idosos, mas isso significa implementar estruturas que ainda não temos”.
Professor from NOVA Medical School and CHRC Researcher, was elected by the Faculty Council on December 14th and will be fulfill her mandate between 2022 e 2025.
The article was published in the scientific journal Nutrients, by first author Nuno Mendonça, nutritional epidemiologist and researcher at the Comprehensive Health Research Centre and the EpiDoC Unit of NOVA Medical School.
The Patient Innovation platform, and its Executive Director Maria João Jacinto of NOVA Medical School, will have their research activities concentrated in this Knowledge Center.
Researcher Marta Moreira Marques from NOVA Medical School, was a speaker at the Plastic Summit Global Event, to discuss the sustainability of plastics in society.
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