J. Almeida

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— Driver Assistance Systems have achieved a high level of maturity in the latest years. As an example of that, sophisticated pedestrian protection systems are already available in a number of commercial vehicles from several OEMs. However, accurate pedestrian path prediction is needed in order to go a step further in terms of safety and reliability, since(More)
MSCs derived from the umbilical cord tissue, termed UCX, were investigated for their immunomodulatory properties and compared to bone marrow-derived MSCs (BM-MSCs), the gold-standard in immunotherapy. Immunogenicity and immunosuppression were assessed by mixed lymphocyte reactions, suppression of lymphocyte proliferation and induction of regulatory T cells.(More)
Pulmonary hamartomas are benign lesions, usually asymptomatic and incidentally discovered on a routine chest radiograph; occasionally, however, this benign lesion may cause life threatening symptoms due to it's location and diffuse vascular involvement. We report the case of a 27 year-old male, non-smoker, who presented with dyspnea, cough, hemoptysis and(More)
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