12 December 2022

Plácido Award from the Portuguese Ophthalmology Society

Proud to have Patrícia Barreto from AIBILI AMD Research Group receiving the Plácido Prize by the Sociedade Portuguesa de Oftalmologia, during the 65th Portuguese Congress of Ophthalmology.


The work entitled “Genetics and the Mediterranean diet: What is the risk for Age-Related Macular Degeneration” was developed by Patrícia Barreto. The assessment of each individual’s genetic risk may be relevant to assess the benefit of personalized non-pharmacological strategies, namely modifiable risk factors for the prevention of Age-Related Macular Disease.


Co-workers: Patrícia Barreto, Cláudia Farinha, Rita Coimbra, Maria Luz Cachulo, Joana Barbosa de Melo, Carel Hoyng, Yara Lechanteur, José Cunha-Vaz and Rufino Silva.