Team

Maria Joao Viseu Botelho Cardoso, MD, PhD
Head Breast Surgeon, Breast Unit, Champalimaud Cancer Center, Champalimaud Foundation, Lisbon, Portugal
Contact: maria<dot>joao<dot>cardoso<at>fundacaochampalimaud<dot>pt

Curriculum Vitae:
Maria João Cardoso has been appointed as Head Breast Surgeon at the Breast Unit of the Champalimaud Cancer Center in 2011. Her undergraduate and post graduate studies were undertaken at the Porto Faculty of Medicine. She dedicated her carrier to breast surgery and started her training in oncoplastic surgery at the Institut Gustave Roussy in France with Jean Yves Petit and Lise Barreu. From 2007 to 2010 she was Clinical Director of the S. João Hospital Breast Unit in Porto. From 2004-2010 member of the Ethics Committee at S. João Hospital, Porto. She holds a PhD in Medicine from University of Porto with the topic of objective evaluation of aesthetic results in breast cancer conservative treatment. Since then the majority of her research activity is related to this topic and the development of objective ways of evaluating aesthetic results in all forms of breast surgery, aiming at a better quality of life for patients. From 2006 to 2011 she was appointed Assistant Professor of the Department of Surgery of the Porto Faculty of Medicine. Dr MJ Cardoso is co-coordinator of the Breast Research group at INESC Porto with Professor Jaime Cardoso. Until 2012, she has published more than 20 papers on international journals as first author, with an average impact factor is 3.1 according to the JCR 2010. Until 2012, she has also co-authored more than 80 full communications in major international conferences. She is a member of the editorial board of The Breast journal and a reviewer of several topic international journals. One of her main interests is also quality of life of breast cancer patients and she founded in 2011 a Support Centre for Breast Cancer Patients, Mama Help (www.mamahelp.pt). She is a member of the board of the Portuguese Society of Senology.

Jaime dos Santos Cardoso, PhD
Assistant Professor at
Faculdade de Engenharia da Universidade do Porto (FEUP)
AreaLeader / Investigator at INESC TEC,  Portugal

Contact: jaime.cardoso<at>inescporto<dot>pt
URL: http://www.inescporto.pt/~jsc/

Curriculum Vitae:
Jaime S. Cardoso was born in Argivai, Povoa de Varzim, Portugal, in 1976. He graduated in Electrical and Computers Engineering from the Faculdade de Engenharia, Universidade do Porto, Portugal, in 1999. He received the M.Sc. degree in Mathematical Engineering in 2005 from Faculdade de Ciencias, Universidade do Porto, Portugal and the Ph.D. degree from the Faculdade de Engenharia, Universidade do Porto, in 2006.
He is currently an Assistant Professor at the Departamento de Engenharia Electrotecnica e de Computadores da Faculdade de Engenharia da Universidade do Porto.
Since 1999, he is a researcher at INESC TEC, an R&D institute affiliated to Universidade do Porto.
His research interests include machine learning and image/video processing.

Andre Nuno da Fonseca Torres Magalhães
MSc, General Surgery Senior Resident, Hospital de S. Joao, Porto Medical School, Portugal
Contact: amag1976<at>gmail<dot>com

Curriculum Vitae:
Andre T. Magalhaes, born in 1976, graduated at the Porto Faculty of Medicine in 2000.
Since 2005, Invited Assistant of Surgery at the Porto Faculty of Medicine.
In 2006 completed a MSc of Molecular Oncology with a thesis entitled "Clinic and pathologic significance of lymph node's micrometastais in gastric cancer", in Porto Faculty of Medicine.
General Surgeon dedicated to Breast Pathology, in Centro Hospitalar São João, in Porto, since 2009. 

Helder Filipe Pinto de Oliveira, PhD
Researcher at INESC TEC Portugal,
Contact: helder.f.oliveira<at>inescporto<dot>up<dot>pt
URL: http://www.inescporto.pt/~hfpo/

Curriculum Vitae:
Hélder P. Oliveira was born in Porto, Portugal, in 1980. He graduated in Electrical and Computer Engineering in 2004, received the M.Sc. degree in Automation, Instrumentation and Control in 2008 and the Ph.D. degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering in 2013 at the Faculdade de Engenharia, Universidade do Porto, Portugal.

He has been working since 2008 as a researcher at INESC Porto, an R&D institute affiliated to the Universidade do Porto, in the Visual Computing and Machine Intelligence Group (VCMI) and in the Breast Research Group. Hélder Oliveira is also Project Member of 2 research projects in the area of breast cancer (one European and one FCT).
From 2008 to 2011 was working at the Departamento de Engenharia Informática of the Faculdade de Engenharia of the Universidade do Porto as an Invited Assistant.
He is one of the coordinators of the Bio-related Image Processing and Analysis Student’s Group (BioStar) of the Faculdade de Engenharia, Universidade do Porto.
His research interests include image and video processing, medical imaging, biometrics, machine learning, artificial intelligence, 3D modelling and mobile robots.

Ines Domingues, PhD Student
INESC TEC, Portugal

Contact: icsd<at>inescporto<dot>pt

Curriculum Vitae:
Inês Domingues graduated in Applied Mathematics by School of Sciences of University of Porto in 2004 and finished the Master in Electrical and Telecommunications Engineering by Aveiro University in 2008. Currently she is a PhD student in Electrical and Computer Engineering at School of Engineering of University of Porto. Her main interest and research fields are medical image processing and machine learning.

 

Former Collaborators

  Silvia Ines de Castro Moreira,
Breast Radiographer/ Invited Assistant/ MSc Student/ Researcher at INESC TEC
INESC TEC, Portugal
Contact
: ines.c.moreira<at>inescporto<dot>pt

Curriculum Vitae:
Born in 1984, Porto, Portugal. Graduated in Radiology at Escola Superior de Tecnologia da Saúde do Porto (ESTSP) in 2006.
Breast Radiographer since 2008 at the Breast Centre, Hospital S. João.
Invited Assistant at Área Científicas das Ciências Morfológicas of the ESTSP since 2008.
Currently attending the Master in Medical Informatics, at Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade do Porto.
INESC TEC Investigator - Group of Breast Research, since April 2010.

Ricardo Jorge Gamelas de Sousa, Msc
Computer Scientist, FCUP, INESC TEC, Portugal
Contact: rsousa<at>inescporto<dot>pt
URL: http://www.inescporto.pt/~rsousa/

Curriculum Vitae:
Ricardo Sousa, born in 1982, graduated in Computer Science by School of Sciences of University of Porto in 2007.
He holds also a MSc degree in Mathematical Enginnering by School of Sciences of University of Porto.
Currently he is pursuing his PhD in Electrical and Computer Engineering at School of Engineering of University of Porto and INESC TEC.

Susy Costa, PhD St.
Breast Surgeon, Hospital de S. Joao, Porto Medical School, Portugal
Contact
: susycosta<at>sapo<dot>pt

Curriculum Vitae:
Susy Costa, born in 1970, graduated from Oporto University in 1996 and underwent surgical training (residency in general surgery) at Hospital Sao Joao, Porto.
Since always, she demonstrated particular interest in breast pathology, working in collaboration with MJ Cardoso, Consultant Breast Surgeon, to define the parameters introduced in the artificial intelligence module and used to evaluate the aesthetical results in breast cancer conservative treatment.
In 2004, she attended the European Advanced Level Course in Breast Disease Management in Budapest and after completing her surgical training she began to differentiate towards a breast cancer specialist.
Since 2006 Breast Unit Member - Hospital Sao Joao.
INESC Porto Investigator - Group of Breast Research. At the present time, she integrates, as the main investigator the present investigation project entitled "Prediction of the aesthetic results in breast cancer conservative treatment" and is particularly interested in developing oncoplastic breast surgery.

 

Teresa Almeida, PhD St.
Breast Surgeon, Hospital de S. Joao, Porto Medical School, Portugal
Contact
: teresagalmeida<at>gmail<dot>com

Curriculum Vitae:
Teresa Almeida, born in 1976, graduated at the University of Porto in the "Instituto de Ciencias Biomedicas de Abel Salazar" in 2000.
Senior General Surgery Resident at Hospital S. Joao, Porto.
Since 2005, Invited Assistant of Surgery at the Porto Faculty of Medicine.
In 2006 completed a MSc of Molecular Oncology with a thesis entitled "Familiar Multinodular Goiter - a preliminary clinical and genetic study."
INESC Porto Investigator - Group of Breast Research.

 

Filipe Emanuel Amaro Coelho, Msc
Informatics and Computer Engineer, FEUP, INESC Porto, Portugal
Contact
: fcoelho<at>inescporto<dot>pt
URL: http://www.fe.up.pt/~ei01045/

Curriculum Vitae:
Filipe Coelho, born in 1983, is currently doing his Integrated Master thesis in Informatics and Computer Engineering at Faculty of Engineering of Oporto University and INESC Porto.

 

Luis Rebelo, Msc St.
Electrical Engineer, FEUP, INESC Porto, Portugal
Contact
: lrebelo<at>inescporto<dot>pt

Curriculum Vitae:
Luis Rebelo, born in 1983, graduated at Porto Faculty of Engineering in 2006.
Currently he is doing his Master thesis in Electrical and Computer Engineering at Faculty of Engineering of Oporto University and INESC Porto.

 

Ana Paula P. M. Afonso, PhD Std.
ISCAP, Oporto, Portugal.
University of Vigo, Spain.
Contact
: apafonso<at>iscap<dot>ipp<dot>pt

Curriculum Vitae:

Ana Paula Afonso was born in Portugal in 1964. She graduated in Mathematics/Computer-Science in 1988 and completed a post-graduation in Computer-Science in 1998, from Universidade Portucalense. In 2001 she received a M.Sc. degree in Computer Science with a thesis entitled " An evaluation of Web Interfaces" from Universidade Portucalense in 2001.
She is currently Adjunct-Professor at the Scientific Area of Computer-Science at ISCAP.
She is also author of several books in the area of the Computer-Science.
Distinguished author, in the "XIV Jornadas Luso-Espanholas de Gestao Cientifica", with the 2nd award in the area of the educational Experiences with the work "Computer-Science II on-line", Azores, 2004.
Her research interests include Human-Computer Interaction (Interfaces) and Systems Usability.
Member of UPA - Usability Professionals' Association
INESC Porto Investigator - Group of Breast Research