Margarida Borges

senior researcher

Assistant Professor (since 2010)
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Phone number
(+351) 22 0420 8500 (ext: 8565)
Ciência Vitae

Recent publications

  • Carina Brito; Tânia MSilva; Maria MCastro; Weronika Wyrwas; Bárbara Oliveira; Bruno MFonseca; Pedro Oliveira; Craig WRoberts; Natércia Teixeira; Margarida Borges. 2020. Toxoplasma gondii infection reduces serum progesterone levels and adverse effects at the maternal‐foetal interface. PARASITE IMMUNOLOGY, DOI: 10.1111/pim.12690
  • Mariana Resende; Marcos SCardoso; Ricardo Fróis-Martins; Margarida Borges; Michael BJordan; António Gil Castro; Rui Appelberg. 2019. TNF-Mediated Compensatory Immunity to Mycobacterium avium in the Absence of Macrophage Activation by IFN-γ. The Journal of Immunology, ji1801594, DOI: 10.4049/jimmunol.1801594

Main research interests

  • In vivo model of T. gondii vertical transmission
  • Screening of anti-parasitic and anti-bacterial agents
  • Search of vaccines avoiding parasite replication and invasion
  • Immunopathology of Infection
  • In vitro models of parasite and bacterial infection