Laboratório de Imunologia Campo dos Mártires da Pátria, 130 1169-056 Lisboa – Portugal
Telefone: + 351 218803045 Ext: 23445

Miguel Ângelo Dias


Miguel Angelo-Dias is a researcher technician in the Allergy, Immunodeficiency, and Translational Immunology lab, where he’s highly involved in the laboratory diagnosis of Primary Immunodeficiencies and actively collaborates in several immunology-related research protocols and projects. 

He’s also a PhD student in Health Sciences Doctoral Program at NOVA Medical School, and his research project aims to characterize the immune cells and parameters during healthy pregnancies.

Academic education: 

PhD student – Health Sciences - Biomedicine (NMS-UNL)
MSc – Cellular and Molecular Biology (FCT-UC)
BSc – Biology (FCT-UC)

  • Castela I, Rodrigues C, Ismael S, Barreiros-Mota I, Morais J, Araújo JR, Marques C, Silvestre MP, Ângelo-Dias M, Martins C, Borrego LM, Monteiro R, Coutinho SR, Calhau C, Faria A, Pestana D, Martins C, Teixeira D. Intermittent energy restriction ameliorates adipose tissue-associated inflammation in adults with obesity: A randomised controlled trial. Clin Nutr. 2022 Aug; 41(8):1660-1666. doi: 10.1016/j.clnu.2022.06.021. Epub 2022 Jun 18.
  • Mollet I, Martins C, Ângelo-Dias M, Carvalho AS, Aloria K, Matthiesen R, Viana-Baptista M, Borrego LM, Vieira HLA. Pilot study in human healthy volunteers on the mechanisms underlying remote ischemic conditioning (RIC) - Targeting circulating immune cells and immune-related proteins. J Neuroimmunol. 2022 Mar 18; 367:577847. doi: 10.1016/j.jneuroim.2022.577847.
  •  Sousa S, Maia ML, Pestana D, Teixeira D, Ângelo-Dias M, Martins C, Borrego LM, Delerue-Matos C, Calhau C, Fernandes Domingues V, Faria A. Brominated flame retardants effect in MCF-7 cells: Impact on vitamin D pathway. J Steroid Biochem Mol Biol. 2022 May; 219:106079. doi: 10.1016/j.jsbmb.2022.106079. 
  • Gonzalez FA, Ângelo-Dias M, Martins C, Gomes R, Bacariza J, Fernandes A, Borrego LM, EchoCrit Group. Characteristic Immune Dynamics in COVID-19 Patients with Cardiac Dysfunction. Journal of Clinical Medicine. 2022; 11(7):1880. doi:10.3390/jcm11071880
  • Barcelos F, Hipólito-Fernandes D, Martins C, Ângelo-Dias M, Cardigos J, Monteiro R, Alves N, Vaz-Patto J, Cunha-Branco J, Borrego LM. Corneal sub-basal nerve plexus assessment and its association with phenotypic features and lymphocyte subsets in Sjögren's Syndrome. Acta Ophthalmol. 2021 Mar 8. doi: 10.1111/aos.14811. Epub ahead of print.
  • Martins C, Lima J, Cambridge G, Ângelo-Dias M, Leandro M, Borrego LM. Serum markers of B-cell activation in pregnant women with atopic asthma. Am J Reprod Immunol. 2021 Mar 7:e13414. doi: 10.1111/aji.13414. Epub ahead of print.
  • Barcelos F, Martins C, Madeira N, Ângelo-Dias M, Cardigos J, Alves N, Vaz-Patto J, Cunha-Branco J, Borrego LM. Lymphocyte subpopulations in Sjögren's syndrome are distinct in anti-SSA-positive patients and related to disease activity. Clin Rheumatol. 2021 Jan 14. doi: 10.1007/s10067-020-05537-y. Epub ahead of print.
  • Guedes MCE, Martins C, Arroz MJ, Ângelo-Dias M, Borrego LM, Proença RD. Cytokine profiles in the peripheral blood and aqueous humor of patients with herpetic uveitis. J Ophthalmic Inflamm Infect. 2020 Dec 18;10(1):37. doi: 10.1186/s12348-020-00229-9.
  • Guedes MCE, Arroz MJ, Martins C, Ângelo-Dias M, Proença RD, Borrego LM. Regulatory T cells and IL-17A levels in noninfectious uveitis. Graefes Arch Clin Exp Ophthalmol. 2020 Jun;258(6):1269-1278. doi: 10.1007/s00417-020-04649-0. Epub 2020 Mar 21
  • Best oral communication award on Obesity and comorbidities – ‘’Effects of intermittent energy restriction or continuous energy restriction on metabolic disease risk markers in obese adults” Castela I et al. 25º Congresso Português de Obesidade, Sociedade Portuguesa para o Estudo da Obesidade (SPEO), November 2021.
  • Educational Grant SIC/ Beckman Coulter for Best Research Work in Immunotherapy – “Immune profile after OIT in children with persistant cow´s milk protein allergy” Ângelo-Dias M et al. XVII Congress of the Iberian Society of Cytometry, June 2021. Virtual Edition.
  • Oral communication award – ‘’Perfil clínico e distribuição de subpopulações linfocitárias na Síndrome de Sjögren são distintos em doentes anti-SSA+’’ Barcelos F, Madeira N, Ângelo-Dias M et al. XXVII Jornadas Internacionais do Instituto Português de Reumatologia, 5th-6th December 2019. Lisbon, Portugal.
  • EFIS-Biolegend Bright Spark Award – ‘’Uncovering the regulatory T cell transcriptional signature in the human thymus’’– Ângelo-Dias M et al. V European Congress of Immunology (ECI), Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 2018.