Irene Gomes Câmara Camacho

Campus Universitário da Penteada

ireneg@staff.uma.pt

(+351) 291 705 398 / 5398

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Nota Biográfica

Professora Auxiliar com Agregação da Universidade da Madeira (UMa).
Doutoramento em Biologia com especialização em Bioquímica e Biotecnologia (UMa). A tese sobre Aerobiologia e alergénios de pólen foi concluída em 2007. Um dos capítulos da tese obteve o prémio UCB Pharma / SPAIC em 2008, para o melhor trabalho de pesquisa clínico-laboratorial em Imunoalergologia.

Áreas de interesse científico: Aerobiologia, em todas as suas vertentes: Alergológica, Aeromicológica e Fitopatológica.
Revisora de 21 revistas internacionais indexadas.
Responsável pela UC "Toxicologia" (Mestrado de Bioquímica)
Membro graduado da Soc. Port. Alergologia e Imunologia Clínica
Membro graduado da Soc. Port. Pneumologia
Membro da Rede Portuguesa de Aerobiologia

11 Prémios: 1 de empreendedorismo e 10 de investigação (atribuídos por sociedades científicas e/ou congressos nacionais e internacionais).
Voto de congratulação da Assembleia Legislativa da Madeira pelo mais recente prémio SPP-Pfizer 2020.
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Assistant Professor with Aggregation at the University of Madeira (UMa).
PhD in Biology with specialization in Biochemistry and Biotechnology (UMa). The thesis on Aerobiology and pollen allergens was completed in 2007. One of the chapters of the thesis won the UCB Pharma / SPAIC award in 2008 for the best clinical-laboratory research work in Immunoallergology.

Areas of scientific interest: Aerobiology, in all its aspects: Allergological, Aeromycological and Phytopathological.
Reviewer of 21 indexed international journals.
Responsible for the c.u. "Toxicology" (Master of Biochemistry)
Graduated member of Soc. Port. Allergology and Clinical Immunology
Graduated member of Soc. Port. Pneumology
Member of the Portuguese Aerobiology Network

11 Awards: 1 for entrepreneurship and 10 for research (given by scientific societies, national and international congresses)
Congratulatory vote from the Legislative Assembly of Madeira for the most recent SPP-Pfizer award

Publicações

- Drivers of Fusarium dispersion in Madeira Archipelago (Portugal), Camacho I, Leça R, Sardinha D, Fernandez M, Camacho R., Summa Phytopathologica, 2022, 8

- Searching for Novel Air Pollutants Inducers of Toxicity in the Respiratory and Immune Systems, Irene Camacho, Toxics (IF=4.472), 2022, 3

- Abundance of Ganoderma sp. in Europe and SW Asia: Modelling the pathogen infection levels in local trees using the proxy of airborne fungal spore concentrations, Agnieszka Grinn-Gofroń, Paweł Bogawski, Beata Bosiacka, Jakub Nowosad, Irene Camacho, Magdalena Sadyś, Carsten Ambelas Skjøthg, Catherine Helen Pashley, Victoria Rodinkova, Talip Çeter, Claudia Traidl-Hoffmann, Athanasios Damialis, Science of The Total Environment (IF=6.551), 2021

- Higher airborne pollen concentrations correlated with increased SARS-CoV-2 infection rates: Evidence from 31 countries across the globe, Damialis A, Gilles S, Sofiev M, Sofieva V, Kolek F, Bayr D, Plaza MO, Leier-Wirtz V, Kaschuba S, Ziska LH, Bielory L, Makra L, Trigo MM, COVID-19/POLLEN study group & Traidl-Hoffman C, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) (IF= 11.205), 2021, 10

- Influence of outdoor air pollution on cardiovascular diseases in Madeira (Portugal)., Camacho J, Camacho R, Góis A, Nóbrega V, Camacho I, Water, Air, & Soil Pollution, 2020, 15

- Pharmacogenomic research in Portugal, Camacho IGC, Gonçalves RPA, Camacho RAP, 1594-2848, Trends in Medicine, 2020, 14

- Airborne pollen calendar of Portugal: a 15-year survey (2002-2017), Camacho I, Caeiro E, Nunes C, Morais-Almeida M, Allergologia et Immunopathologia, 2019, 8

- Airborne Alternaria and Cladosporium fungal spores in Europe: Forecasting possibilities and relationships with meteorological parameters, Grinn-Gofron A, Nowosad J, Bosiacka B, Camacho I, Pashley C, Belmonte J, et al., 0048-9697, Science of The Total Environment, 2018

- Inhalant allergens in Portugal, Irene Gomes Câmara Camacho, 1018-2438, International Archives of Allergy and Immunology, 2017, 22

Habilitações Académicas

- Doutoramento em Biologia, 2007, Universidade da Madeira

- Licenciatura em Biologia, 1997, Universidade da Madeira