Data Mining for Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analyses in Health Sciences

The work carried out in this WP involves R&D activities in the field of evidence-based medicine, including topics such as systematic reviews and meta-analyses in several fields of health sciences, through data mining of biomedical literature and databases. The work will be carried out in close collaboration with the Mathematics and Medical Sciences departments at UBI, and associated health institutions.

Team & Collaborators


Journal articles

(***) Articles published in a top 10% most cited journal of the respective field.

Posters in conferences

  • Luís Â., Marcelino H., Rosa C., Domingues F., Pereira L., Cascalheira J.. (2020). The effects of cannabinoids on glioblastoma: results from a meta-analysis of animal model studies. Webinar Cancer Biology: From Basic to Translational Research. September 2020. (Best poster award)
  • Almeida M., Soares M., Ramalhinho A., Moutinho J., Breitenfeld L., Pereira L.. (2019). A Systematic Review With Meta-Analysis Of NRF2 As A Prognostic Marker For Breast Cancer Survival. COGI 27th World Congress on Controversies in Obstetrics, Gynecology & Infertility. November 2019. COGI Paris, France.


  • Luís Â., Pereira L., Domingues F., Ramos A.. (2020). Filme funcional à base de carboximetil xilanas com incorporação de óleo essencial de alcaçuz e suas propriedades antioxidantes, antibacterianas e antibiofilme. Portuguese Patent granted. BBCA/1A, n. 115034.

Educational articles for general audience

  • Luís Â.. (2020). Psilocybin. Scholarly Community Encyclopedia. Subjects: Psychiatry.

Related activities

  • Luísa Pereira was a trainer at the IPO Training Center, in the course, Research Methodology. Module I, State of art. Systematic reviews and meta-analysis. May 2019.
  • Assunção Vaz Patto, Luís Taborda Barata, Luísa Pereira, Jorge Gama, Ângelo Luís and Ramiro Pastorinho taught a course on systematic reviews with meta-analysis for PhD students at FCS. 1st edition – November 2020. 2nd edition – November 2021.

Last Update | Jul 18, 2023 (10:06 AM)