Courses

Advanced Analysis of Qualitative Data
COD Workload Description
313A8-02 30 This course addresses: Approaches, methods and techniques for qualitative research in Psychology; The main theoretical-methodological currents that support qualitative analyses in human sciences investigations; Research methods and procedures for the collection and analysis of different types of research employing the qualitative method.
No offer for current semester
Concentration area Type Obligatoriness
Biochemical and Molecular Pharmacology Master's Don't Required
Biochemical and Molecular Pharmacology Doctorate Don't Required
Biomedical Gerontology Master's Don't Required
Biomedical Gerontology Doctorate Don't Required
CTBMF Master's Don't Required
CTBMF Doctorate Don't Required
Clinical Psychology Master's Don't Required
Clinical Psychology Doctorate Required
Clinical Stomatology Master's Don't Required
Clinical Stomatology Doctorate Don't Required
Dental Materials Master's Don't Required
Dental Materials Doctorate Don't Required
Dental Prosthetics Master's Don't Required
Dental Prosthetics Doctorate Don't Required
Education Master's Don't Required
Education Doctorate Don't Required
Endodontics Master's Don't Required
Endodontics Doctorate Don't Required
Human Cognition Master's Don't Required
Human Cognition Doctorate Required
Medical Practice Master's Don't Required
Medical Practice Doctorate Don't Required
Nephrology Master's Don't Required
Nephrology Doctorate Don't Required
Neurosciences Master's Don't Required
Neurosciences Doctorate Don't Required
Orthodontics and Facial Orthopedics Master's Don't Required
Orthodontics and Facial Orthopedics Doctorate Don't Required
Pediatrics Master's Don't Required
Pediatrics Doctorate Don't Required
Restorative Dentistry Master's Don't Required
Restorative Dentistry Doctorate Don't Required
Social Psychology Master's Don't Required
Social Psychology Doctorate Required
Surgical Practice Master's Don't Required
Surgical Practice Doctorate Don't Required
Research line Description
Evaluation of mechanisms involved in inflammatory and nociceptive alterations This line of research is concerned with the evaluation of mechanisms involved in inflammatory and nociceptive alterations
Drug Development This line of research has been designed for the development of drugs against neglected tropical diseases (tuberculosis and malaria) and the development of drugs against chronic and degenerative diseases.
Preclinical neuropharmacology This line of research is concerned with Pre-Clinical Neuropharmacology.
Evaluation of pharmacological targets in cancer treatment This line of research is concerned with the evaluation of pharmacological targets in cancer treatment.
Analysis and evaluation of neurochemical and pharmacological mechanisms in neurological diseases Study of the neurochemical roots and pharmacological targets in neurological diseases.
Biological Aspects of Aging This line of research is intended for the study of basic biological characteristics that play a role in the process of aging at the molecular, cellular, biochemical, genetic and evolutionary levels, as well as their forms of interaction with environmental factors in animal models and human beings (in vitro and in vivo).
Clinical and Emotional Aspects of Aging This line is geared towards the clinical and epidemiological study of the elderly and aging. Some of the most commonly researched topics are: geriatric syndromes (cognitive impairment, postural instability, immobility, fecal incontinence, iatrogenesis, communication disorder), frailty syndrome, brain aging, mental health, osteomuscular aging, cardiometabolic risk factors and nutrition.
Social-cultural, Demographic and Bioethical Aspects of Aging This line is geared towards the study of social, cultural, economic, demographic and bioethical aspects involved in the process of aging.
Aging and Public Health This line of research is intended to study the conditions of life, health and health care received and provided to the elderly, including long-living patients. It is intended to assess primary and secondary health care services, to design of instruments for monitoring access, service routines and care provided to the elderly and long-living patients in the public health care network. Additionally, it will investigate the natural history of diseases and health conditions as well as health prevention and control, in view of the socio-demographic variables, health indicators, life styles, functional capacity, psycho-social competences and quality of life.
Diagnosis and applied therapies This line of research evaluates and compares complementary diagnostic methods applied to Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (OMS). It analyzes the results of drug therapy applied to OMS. It selects the medicinal and/or surgical therapies recommended for trauma or oral and maxillofacial pathologies.
Craniofacial growth, development and deformities This line of research focuses on studies that support the diagnosis and surgical treatment of craniofacial patients with congenital or acquired deformities.
Theories, Techniques and Interventions in Clinical Psychology The line of research Theories, Techniques and Intervention in Clinical Psychology relies on six research groups that investigate, throughout the life cycle, psychological assessment and treatment processes as well as the development and adaptation of instruments for psychological assessment. Quantitative, qualitative and mixed designs are applied and psychoanalytical or cognitive-behavioral theories are used as theoretical background.
Stomatology diagnostic methods It aims to study the diseases of the oral and maxillofacial region and their consequences through different diagnostic methods that are applicable to them, as well as the provision of deeper insights and acquisition of new methods for clinical, laboratory and imaging diagnosis.
Oral and maxillofacial diseases ¿ clinical, immunological and anatomo-pathological studies The goal is to study, through clinical and laboratory trials, the etiopathogenesis of diseases that affect the oral cavity, as well as their consequences.
Craniomandibular Disorders This line of research studies the alterations caused by occlusal disorders directly on the temporomandibular joints, and assesses, along with signs and symptoms, the most adequate means for their resolution.
Dentistry Techniques and Devices This line of research studies the different techniques and devices, fixed and removable, according to clinical situation
Education theories and cultures Seeks to explore the relationship between anthropology, history, philosophy, sociology and education, by discussing political and cultural conditions in education. It brings together theoretical and empirical theories and research, so improving our understanding of the diversity of the human experience in the different processes of development.
People and education Seeks to explore education, and its relationship to health and psychology, as a broad process involved in the development, training and self-development of the person. It involves interdisciplinary studies and research that enhance the pedagogical dimension of the human experience in its interactions with biological, psychosocial, biographical and cultural aspects of contemporary society.
Education training, policies and practices Seeks to explore educational processes in different training settings, from socio-political, historical and cultural perspectives, aiming at a critical analysis of policies, training practices, and educational planning in different contexts. It scrutinizes pedagogical practices in several degrees and types of education, enabling insights for decision making regarding changes in society and in the educational process.
Etiopathogenesis and treatment of periodontal and periapical diseases To better understand the modulatory processes involved in the onset and progression of inflammatory alterations involved in pulpal, periapical and periodontal lesions, correlating them with systemic outcomes.
Applied and Basic Cognitive Processes Esta línea de investigación se dedica al estudio básico y aplicado de la cognición humana. La principal teoría de apoyo es la Psicología Cognitiva amparada por los presupuestos del método experimental.
Psychobiology, Neuropsychology and Behavior This line of research focuses on studying the relationship between the psychobiological and neurocognitive mechanisms related to behavior.
Respiratory Diseases / Exhaled nitric oxide and others markers of inflammation This line of research is intended to assess the role of expired nitric oxide as an inflammation marker.
Molecular Biology, immunology and stem cell This line of research is concerned with the study of molecular alterations in tumors, mainly those affecting the digestive and respiratory systems, through PCR techniques in real time, immunohistochemistry, flow cytometry and cell cultivation. It will also look at Cell Therapy and Tissue Engineering.
Cardiology/Risk Factors and genetics factors in cardiovascular diseases This line of research is concerned with assessing risk factors for cardiovascular surgeries using markers; traditional risk factors (dyslipidemias, arterial hypertension, diabetes, smoke addiction) and potential emerging ones (apolipoprotein B,small and dense LDL cholesterol) in coronary heart diseases.
Cardiology/Cellular therapy This line of research is intended to assess the efficiency and safety of autologous implants of bone marrow stem cells in patients suffering from dilated cardiomyopathy and in patients suffering from acute myocardial infarction.
Respiratory Diseases / Smoking and smoking-related diseases This line of research will address the determining factors of success/failure in smoking cessation; it will assess the role of genetics in the experimentation, maintenance and cessation of smoking; it will test the efficacy of different therapies.
Study abdomen adult and elderly healthy and sick with new technologies in Diagnostic Imaging First of all, this line of research is intended to introduce students to different abdominal organs in advanced imaging modalities, such as magnetic resonance and positron emission tomography. It is intended to study the normal anatomy of these organs and tissues and their anatomic variations, thus allowing for a comparison between healthy and unhealthy individuals. With this, we intent to provide deeper insights into the abdomen's normal anatomy and its anatomic variation through new imaging technologies. Additionally, this line of research will determine the diagnostic imaging accuracy of gastrointestinal tract and urinary system diseases. We are intent on reaching an earlier and more precise diagnosis of the diseases of adult and elderly patients, thus increasing their survival. It has been designed to produce researchers and professors who want to work within this line of research responsible for studying the most common diseases in our population.
Clinical Epidemiology This area of concentration is intended to develop research in clinical epidemiology focusing on its methodological and clinical aspects. This line of research intends to encourage the development of research projects that contribute to the progress in identification, intervention and promotion of determinants of the health-disease process in human population.
Functional and Molecular Image of the Body Functional imaging is the state-of-the-art in diagnostic imaging. Magnetic Resonance made a giant leap in that direction through the employment of ultra-rapid acquisition techniques, which have enabled the measurement of variations in oxygen consumption levels arising from the BOLD effect and an estimation of the cellularity of tissues through the diffusion technique. PET has enabled Nuclear Medicine to measure the level of consumption of glucose in the tissue, by making use of ionizing radiation. It is largely employed in the investigation of tumors and metastasis, which have naturally increased the consumption of glucose due to a larger metabolic level. More recently, the Dynamic PET has enabled the assessment of the consumption of glucose over time and the measurement of the most active regions more precisely.
Epidemiology and Environmental Health This course is intended to encourage the development of research into the area of epidemiology and environmental health with an eye to the methodological and clinical aspects. This line of research seeks to encourage the development of research projects that contribute to the advancement of the identification, intervention and promotion of the determinants of the health-disease process in human population.
Training and Development for Teachers in Health Sciences This line of research will enable the production of scientific and technological research and the provision of Master's and Doctoral degrees as well as the conduction of Postdoc research in the area of Health Care Education.
Extra-renal dialysis and transplatation This line of research is intended for the study of different modalities of renal replacement therapies, with emphasis on organ transplantation, especially when it comes to immunology of transplants.
Clinical nephrology and arterial hypertension This line of research will address topics related to several aspects of clinical nephrology, renal function, arterial hypertension, renal and metabolic diseases.
Cellular metabolism and membrane transport in renal and metabolic diseases (or disease states) This line of research is designed for the study of physiopathogenic mechanisms of several renal and metabolic diseases.
Mechanisms of memory consolidation This line of research will look at the role of the central histaminergic system in the basolateral amygdala and in the hippocampus in the consolidation of aversive and non-aversive memory. It will also look at the influence of the treatment relying on a histidine decarboxylase inhibitor.
Developmental neurology This line of research will deal with the ontogenesis and bioelectrogenesis of the Central Nervous System (clinical aspects and animal model), sleep studies and its disorders through the assessment of clinical and neurophysiological characteristics, thus laying the foundations for the understanding of sleep medicine in childhood, and the normal and abnormal development in early childhood.
Neurology/ stem cells This line of research is concerned with the assessment of the possibility of regeneration of central and peripheral neurological injuries resulting from neurodegenerative diseases, with somatic stem cells, as well as with the study of the structural and functional mechanisms of regeneration from injuries.
Cholinergic versus non-cholinergic components of memory The purpose of this line of research is to determine the components of memory deficits observable in transgenic rats incapable of expressing the fast transporter of hippocampal acetylcholine in different degrees. This can be applied to the treatment of the Alzheimer's disease with pro-collinergic drugs among others.
Behavioral neurology and neuropsychiatry This line of research will look at the neurobiology of psychiatric diseases and behavioral alterations in major neurological diseases.
Cognitive brain imaging This line of research will look at the development of new techniques for the analysis of neuroimaging and studies of neural bases of superior cognitive processes (for instance, language comprehension and acquisition, executive functions, spatial reasoning).
Synaptic tagging of extinction The generation of weak LTP in a dendrite of pyramidal cells of the hippocampus can increase its potential by the LTP produced in another distant dendrite. This is called synaptic tagging and is due to the tagging of the first synapsis (tag) by a local protein which attracts another generated by the second synapsis (capture).
Neurotoxic activity of ureases and derived peptides This line of research will address the neurotoxic and pro-inflammatory activities of ureases of different organisms. It will also address the methodologies of study of neurotoxicity relying on the use of insects-models. As well as this, it will look at ureases as virulence factors for pathogenic microorganisms, especially bacteria Helicobacter pylori and Proteus mirabilis and Cryptococcu yeasts.
Neuroinflammation/Multiple Sclerosis/ neuromyelitis optica The inflammation resulting from neurological diseases may be primarily involved with the physiopathology of immunomediated diseases of the nervous system, such as multiple sclerosis, neuromyelitis optica, ADEM - acute demyelinating encephalomyelitis, Guillain-Barré syndrome, autoimmune encephalitis and some neurological complications resulting directly or indirectly from viral or bacterial infections (e.g. meningoencephalitis). In other diseases, the inflammation plays a major role, but less clear than it is in strokes and in degenerative diseases of the central nervous system. The deregulation in the immune system, be it either temporary or permanent, may lead to injuries in the brain, bone marrow and peripheral nerves that cause permanent neuronal damage with the risk of aftereffects and permanent incapacity. By relying on advanced methods in molecular biology associated with clinical and imaging assessment (magnetic resonance, nuclear medicine), we have conducted research that is intended to understand the intrinsic and extrinsic mechanisms that lead to an increase of pro-inflammatory substances such as cytokines, chemokines, the production of autoantibodies, complement system activation, proliferation / maturation of autoreactive lymphocytes T and B, microglial activation and the alteration of the blood-brain barrier. Besides, we have conducted research for the identification of specific biomarkers for each disease which may assist in the establishment of better diagnosis/prognosis and in experimental animal models for the study of physiopathology and innovative therapeutic interventions.
Childhood epilepsy This line of research will address epilepsy in childhood.
Epilepsy This line of research will cover clinical and electroencephalographic, pharmacological, neuroimaging and surgical studies in the realm of epilepsy. The direct involvement of São Lucas Hospital with the diagnosis, clinical treatment and epilepsy surgery opens interesting perspectives of investigation, seeking diagnostic refinement, new treatment options and the correlations of epileptic syndromes with structural alterations of the brain.
Growth, Development, Diagnosis and Applied Therapies This line of research will focus on studies that support the diagnosis, planning and treatment of orthodontic and facial orthopedic cases.
Orthodontic Materials and Biocompatibility This line fosters comparative studies of biocompatible dental materials with emphasis on those that are interesting to the field of orthodontics, supported by resources available from the Schools of Biosciences, Chemistry, Pharmacy and the Toxicology Institute.
Asthma: epidemiology, genetics and the study of basic mechanisms Epidemiology of asthma in different populations.
Respiratory Failure Etiopathogenesis, epidemiology, diagnosis and management of high impact respiratory infections in the pediatric population.
Stem cells and neurodegenerative diseases To assess the possibility of recovery of central and peripheral neurological lesions resulting from neurodegenerative diseases with somatic stem cells, as well as to study the mechanisms of structural and functional recovery of lesions.
Diagnostic and Therapeutic Interventions in Newborn Infants It addresses interventions in neonatal respiratory diseases, infectious diseases and nutrition disorders.
Pediatric Clinical and Experimental Epilesy Study of epileptic syndromes that begin during childhood including etiology, pathophysiology, characterization of specific syndromes, complementary investigation, comorbidities, treatment (clinical and surgical) and evaluation / development of new antiepileptic drugs. The experimental approach uses an in vitro and in vivo model of electrophysiology and immunohistochemistry, as well as a model to verify the effects of early seizures in the developing CNS.
Clinical Epidemiology applied to child health issues Study the validity of signs, symptoms and screening and diagnostic tests; and epidemiological indicators of childhood diseases and disorders, such as incidence, prevalence and mortality, relating them to etiological and prognostic factors.
Prematurity: impact in lung development and immune response To address pulmonary growth and development, focusing on the direct and indirect effects of prematurity on the lung.
Epigenetic and Molecular Mechanisms of Developmental Stress To investigate epigenetic and molecular mechanisms related to neurocognitive and behavioral development after exposure to early stress.
Cystic Fibrosis: epidemiology, genetics and therapeutics Epidemiology, genetic diagnosis and therapy of childhood lung diseases.
Tumor Immunology To study tumor immunology
Functional evaluation and rehabilitation in chronic respiratory diseases Research in the area of ​​functional assessment and rehabilitation of patients with chronic diseases, such as cystic fibrosis and asthma. It focuses on aspects such as physical activity and physical inactivity, pulmonary function, musculoskeletal development, obesity and quality of life.
Behavioral and Developmental Neurology Study of ontogenesis and bioelectrogenesis of the Central Nervous System. It evaluates, through polysomnography, the physiological changes and gestational age dependent and the influence of neonatal neurological disorders in the process of organization of brain electrical activity. It evaluates the neurological follow-up of premature newborns, considering the effects of prematurity on neuropsychomotor development. It evaluates the follow-up of term neonates with congenital infectious pathologies and hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy. Includes study of sleep and its disorders through the evaluation of clinical and neurophysiological characteristics forming the basis for understanding sleep medicine in childhood.
Immune responses to respiratory viral infections To analyze immune response to viral respiratory infections.
Stress and development It studies the mechanisms and development of possible therapies to prevent and / or treat the effects of early life interventions and their repercussions on the organism's development. It uses experimental research resources to study stress, inflammation, respiratory diseases, systems development, physical activity and their relationships with the life-long effects of perinatal changes.
Evaluation of the impact of interventions in early stages of development on neurochemical mechanisms and reflexes on behavior in juvenile and adult phase using animal models.
Research on the role of inflammation and the immune system in neurological diseases. Investigation of genetic and environmental factors. Development of experimental models, research on biomarkers, neurodegenerative processes, cognitive assessment and neuroimaging (magnetic resonance imaging and nuclear medicine) in diseases such as multiple sclerosis, optic neuromyelitis, anti-MOG-associated disease, acute disseminated encephalomyelitis (ADEM) and autoimmune encephalitis.
The line is designed to study all aspects related to therapy, prognosis and humanization in Pediatric Intensive Care and Emergency Units. It also includes study of aspects that refer to the professionals and management processes involved within these units.
Adhesive systems Mechanical tests of the bond strength of adhesive systems applied on dental surfaces and dental materials such as composite resin, ceramics and fiberglass. In situ and in vivo studies for testing the adhesive systems.
Restorative technologies and techniques The objective is to develop studies in laser, finite elements, mechanical tests of restorative materials applied in cavity preparation and the investigation of the potential of new technologies that can be incorporated to these techniques.
Social Psychology and Health: Individuals, Groups and Institutions The research groups in this line of research aim to study and conduct research on the psychosocial dimensions of health, the group processes and organizations and the institutional relationship between subjects, groups and institutions aiming to shed light on the processes of health/sickness in different social contexts. The theoretical-methodological approaches are primarily based on Cognitive Social Psychology, Complex Social and Systemic Epidemiology.
Psychosocial Processes: Identities, Practices and Contexts The research groups in this line aim to produce investigation focused on studying the psychosocial processes, from a sociohistorical perspective. Issues related to contemporary identity markers that connect to time, space and imaginary are addressed. The focus of interest lies in the different possibilities of expression/meaning of culture in day-to-day life, associated with the creation of perspectives for comprehension and analysis.
Cell Terapy (Clinicals and experimental models, Regeneration and Tissue engineering, stem cells) This line of research will look at clinical and experimental models focused on the development of stem cells therapies, nervous regeneration and the use of stem cells in surgeries.
Obesity and Metabolic Syndrome This line is concerned with research in the area of obesity and metabolic syndrome with consequences in co-morbidities involved or related to the aforementioned pathologies.
Peripheral nerve (Clinical and experimental models, nerve regeneration, growth factors, stem cellls) Tissue Engineering (TE) is concerned with the study of new forms of tissue production to be used in reconstructive surgeries. It covers all methods and efforts made in order to create or induce the formation of tissues in a specific location.
Epidemiological, Clinicopathological, Radiological and Molecular aspects of malignant neoplasms. This area of concentration is intended to describe patients who suffer from malignant neoplasms in their different clinical stages, as well as to assess their clinical outcome by looking at the clinical, histopathological, radiological and molecular variables. Studies in this area may be accountable for addressing some issues that are still controversial among the scientific community.
Videolaparoscopic Surgery This area of concentration is intended to assess the advantages of the procedures conducted using less invasive techniques.
Advanced Analysis of Quantitative Data
COD Workload Description
313A9-02 30 This course focuses on advanced statistical techniques and their application in the current context of Psychology research.
No offer for current semester
Concentration area Type Obligatoriness
Clinical Psychology Master's Don't Required
Clinical Psychology Doctorate Required
Human Cognition Master's Don't Required
Human Cognition Doctorate Required
Social Psychology Master's Don't Required
Social Psychology Doctorate Required
Research line Description
Theories, Techniques and Interventions in Clinical Psychology The line of research Theories, Techniques and Intervention in Clinical Psychology relies on six research groups that investigate, throughout the life cycle, psychological assessment and treatment processes as well as the development and adaptation of instruments for psychological assessment. Quantitative, qualitative and mixed designs are applied and psychoanalytical or cognitive-behavioral theories are used as theoretical background.
Applied and Basic Cognitive Processes Esta línea de investigación se dedica al estudio básico y aplicado de la cognición humana. La principal teoría de apoyo es la Psicología Cognitiva amparada por los presupuestos del método experimental.
Psychobiology, Neuropsychology and Behavior This line of research focuses on studying the relationship between the psychobiological and neurocognitive mechanisms related to behavior.
Social Psychology and Health: Individuals, Groups and Institutions The research groups in this line of research aim to study and conduct research on the psychosocial dimensions of health, the group processes and organizations and the institutional relationship between subjects, groups and institutions aiming to shed light on the processes of health/sickness in different social contexts. The theoretical-methodological approaches are primarily based on Cognitive Social Psychology, Complex Social and Systemic Epidemiology.
Psychosocial Processes: Identities, Practices and Contexts The research groups in this line aim to produce investigation focused on studying the psychosocial processes, from a sociohistorical perspective. Issues related to contemporary identity markers that connect to time, space and imaginary are addressed. The focus of interest lies in the different possibilities of expression/meaning of culture in day-to-day life, associated with the creation of perspectives for comprehension and analysis.
Cognitive and Behavioral Psychotherapy
COD Workload Description
313B7-02 30 The course addresses the theoretical and technical study of the Cognitive and Behavioral approach, by emphasizing the assessment techniques and psychotherapeutic interventions.
Professors Home time Lattes
MARGARETH DA SILVA OLIVEIRA 33 years and 7 months Link
CAROLINA SARAIVA DE MACEDO LISBOA 6 years and 8 months Link
Concentration area Type Obligatoriness
Clinical Psychology Master's Don't Required
Clinical Psychology Doctorate Don't Required
Human Cognition Master's Don't Required
Human Cognition Doctorate Don't Required
Social Psychology Master's Don't Required
Social Psychology Doctorate Don't Required
Research line Description
Theories, Techniques and Interventions in Clinical Psychology The line of research Theories, Techniques and Intervention in Clinical Psychology relies on six research groups that investigate, throughout the life cycle, psychological assessment and treatment processes as well as the development and adaptation of instruments for psychological assessment. Quantitative, qualitative and mixed designs are applied and psychoanalytical or cognitive-behavioral theories are used as theoretical background.
Applied and Basic Cognitive Processes Esta línea de investigación se dedica al estudio básico y aplicado de la cognición humana. La principal teoría de apoyo es la Psicología Cognitiva amparada por los presupuestos del método experimental.
Psychobiology, Neuropsychology and Behavior This line of research focuses on studying the relationship between the psychobiological and neurocognitive mechanisms related to behavior.
Social Psychology and Health: Individuals, Groups and Institutions The research groups in this line of research aim to study and conduct research on the psychosocial dimensions of health, the group processes and organizations and the institutional relationship between subjects, groups and institutions aiming to shed light on the processes of health/sickness in different social contexts. The theoretical-methodological approaches are primarily based on Cognitive Social Psychology, Complex Social and Systemic Epidemiology.
Psychosocial Processes: Identities, Practices and Contexts The research groups in this line aim to produce investigation focused on studying the psychosocial processes, from a sociohistorical perspective. Issues related to contemporary identity markers that connect to time, space and imaginary are addressed. The focus of interest lies in the different possibilities of expression/meaning of culture in day-to-day life, associated with the creation of perspectives for comprehension and analysis.
Development and Elaboration of Research Projects
COD Workload Description
63341-04 60 The elaboration of a high-quality project is essential for the progress of scientific research. Thus, this course aims to qualify equip students to write and present a project in both clinical and experimental areas by discussing basic concepts of the anatomy and physiology of a research project.
No offer for current semester
Concentration area Type Obligatoriness
Biomedical Gerontology Master's Don't Required
Biomedical Gerontology Doctorate Don't Required
CTBMF Master's Don't Required
CTBMF Doctorate Don't Required
Clinical Psychology Master's Don't Required
Clinical Psychology Doctorate Don't Required
Clinical Stomatology Master's Don't Required
Clinical Stomatology Doctorate Don't Required
Dental Materials Master's Don't Required
Dental Materials Doctorate Don't Required
Dental Prosthetics Master's Don't Required
Dental Prosthetics Doctorate Don't Required
Endodontics Master's Don't Required
Endodontics Doctorate Don't Required
Human Cognition Master's Don't Required
Human Cognition Doctorate Don't Required
Orthodontics and Facial Orthopedics Master's Don't Required
Orthodontics and Facial Orthopedics Doctorate Don't Required
Pediatrics Master's Required
Pediatrics Inter-institutional doctorate degree Required
Pediatrics Doctorate Don't Required
Restorative Dentistry Master's Don't Required
Restorative Dentistry Doctorate Don't Required
Social Psychology Master's Don't Required
Social Psychology Doctorate Don't Required
Research line Description
Biological Aspects of Aging This line of research is intended for the study of basic biological characteristics that play a role in the process of aging at the molecular, cellular, biochemical, genetic and evolutionary levels, as well as their forms of interaction with environmental factors in animal models and human beings (in vitro and in vivo).
Clinical and Emotional Aspects of Aging This line is geared towards the clinical and epidemiological study of the elderly and aging. Some of the most commonly researched topics are: geriatric syndromes (cognitive impairment, postural instability, immobility, fecal incontinence, iatrogenesis, communication disorder), frailty syndrome, brain aging, mental health, osteomuscular aging, cardiometabolic risk factors and nutrition.
Social-cultural, Demographic and Bioethical Aspects of Aging This line is geared towards the study of social, cultural, economic, demographic and bioethical aspects involved in the process of aging.
Aging and Public Health This line of research is intended to study the conditions of life, health and health care received and provided to the elderly, including long-living patients. It is intended to assess primary and secondary health care services, to design of instruments for monitoring access, service routines and care provided to the elderly and long-living patients in the public health care network. Additionally, it will investigate the natural history of diseases and health conditions as well as health prevention and control, in view of the socio-demographic variables, health indicators, life styles, functional capacity, psycho-social competences and quality of life.
Diagnosis and applied therapies This line of research evaluates and compares complementary diagnostic methods applied to Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (OMS). It analyzes the results of drug therapy applied to OMS. It selects the medicinal and/or surgical therapies recommended for trauma or oral and maxillofacial pathologies.
Craniofacial growth, development and deformities This line of research focuses on studies that support the diagnosis and surgical treatment of craniofacial patients with congenital or acquired deformities.
Theories, Techniques and Interventions in Clinical Psychology The line of research Theories, Techniques and Intervention in Clinical Psychology relies on six research groups that investigate, throughout the life cycle, psychological assessment and treatment processes as well as the development and adaptation of instruments for psychological assessment. Quantitative, qualitative and mixed designs are applied and psychoanalytical or cognitive-behavioral theories are used as theoretical background.
Stomatology diagnostic methods It aims to study the diseases of the oral and maxillofacial region and their consequences through different diagnostic methods that are applicable to them, as well as the provision of deeper insights and acquisition of new methods for clinical, laboratory and imaging diagnosis.
Oral and maxillofacial diseases ¿ clinical, immunological and anatomo-pathological studies The goal is to study, through clinical and laboratory trials, the etiopathogenesis of diseases that affect the oral cavity, as well as their consequences.
Craniomandibular Disorders This line of research studies the alterations caused by occlusal disorders directly on the temporomandibular joints, and assesses, along with signs and symptoms, the most adequate means for their resolution.
Dentistry Techniques and Devices This line of research studies the different techniques and devices, fixed and removable, according to clinical situation
Etiopathogenesis and treatment of periodontal and periapical diseases To better understand the modulatory processes involved in the onset and progression of inflammatory alterations involved in pulpal, periapical and periodontal lesions, correlating them with systemic outcomes.
Applied and Basic Cognitive Processes Esta línea de investigación se dedica al estudio básico y aplicado de la cognición humana. La principal teoría de apoyo es la Psicología Cognitiva amparada por los presupuestos del método experimental.
Psychobiology, Neuropsychology and Behavior This line of research focuses on studying the relationship between the psychobiological and neurocognitive mechanisms related to behavior.
Growth, Development, Diagnosis and Applied Therapies This line of research will focus on studies that support the diagnosis, planning and treatment of orthodontic and facial orthopedic cases.
Orthodontic Materials and Biocompatibility This line fosters comparative studies of biocompatible dental materials with emphasis on those that are interesting to the field of orthodontics, supported by resources available from the Schools of Biosciences, Chemistry, Pharmacy and the Toxicology Institute.
Asthma: epidemiology, genetics and the study of basic mechanisms Epidemiology of asthma in different populations.
Respiratory Failure Etiopathogenesis, epidemiology, diagnosis and management of high impact respiratory infections in the pediatric population.
Stem cells and neurodegenerative diseases To assess the possibility of recovery of central and peripheral neurological lesions resulting from neurodegenerative diseases with somatic stem cells, as well as to study the mechanisms of structural and functional recovery of lesions.
Diagnostic and Therapeutic Interventions in Newborn Infants It addresses interventions in neonatal respiratory diseases, infectious diseases and nutrition disorders.
Pediatric Clinical and Experimental Epilesy Study of epileptic syndromes that begin during childhood including etiology, pathophysiology, characterization of specific syndromes, complementary investigation, comorbidities, treatment (clinical and surgical) and evaluation / development of new antiepileptic drugs. The experimental approach uses an in vitro and in vivo model of electrophysiology and immunohistochemistry, as well as a model to verify the effects of early seizures in the developing CNS.
Clinical Epidemiology applied to child health issues Study the validity of signs, symptoms and screening and diagnostic tests; and epidemiological indicators of childhood diseases and disorders, such as incidence, prevalence and mortality, relating them to etiological and prognostic factors.
Prematurity: impact in lung development and immune response To address pulmonary growth and development, focusing on the direct and indirect effects of prematurity on the lung.
Epigenetic and Molecular Mechanisms of Developmental Stress To investigate epigenetic and molecular mechanisms related to neurocognitive and behavioral development after exposure to early stress.
Cystic Fibrosis: epidemiology, genetics and therapeutics Epidemiology, genetic diagnosis and therapy of childhood lung diseases.
Tumor Immunology To study tumor immunology
Functional evaluation and rehabilitation in chronic respiratory diseases Research in the area of ​​functional assessment and rehabilitation of patients with chronic diseases, such as cystic fibrosis and asthma. It focuses on aspects such as physical activity and physical inactivity, pulmonary function, musculoskeletal development, obesity and quality of life.
Behavioral and Developmental Neurology Study of ontogenesis and bioelectrogenesis of the Central Nervous System. It evaluates, through polysomnography, the physiological changes and gestational age dependent and the influence of neonatal neurological disorders in the process of organization of brain electrical activity. It evaluates the neurological follow-up of premature newborns, considering the effects of prematurity on neuropsychomotor development. It evaluates the follow-up of term neonates with congenital infectious pathologies and hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy. Includes study of sleep and its disorders through the evaluation of clinical and neurophysiological characteristics forming the basis for understanding sleep medicine in childhood.
Immune responses to respiratory viral infections To analyze immune response to viral respiratory infections.
Stress and development It studies the mechanisms and development of possible therapies to prevent and / or treat the effects of early life interventions and their repercussions on the organism's development. It uses experimental research resources to study stress, inflammation, respiratory diseases, systems development, physical activity and their relationships with the life-long effects of perinatal changes.
Evaluation of the impact of interventions in early stages of development on neurochemical mechanisms and reflexes on behavior in juvenile and adult phase using animal models.
Research on the role of inflammation and the immune system in neurological diseases. Investigation of genetic and environmental factors. Development of experimental models, research on biomarkers, neurodegenerative processes, cognitive assessment and neuroimaging (magnetic resonance imaging and nuclear medicine) in diseases such as multiple sclerosis, optic neuromyelitis, anti-MOG-associated disease, acute disseminated encephalomyelitis (ADEM) and autoimmune encephalitis.
The line is designed to study all aspects related to therapy, prognosis and humanization in Pediatric Intensive Care and Emergency Units. It also includes study of aspects that refer to the professionals and management processes involved within these units.
Adhesive systems Mechanical tests of the bond strength of adhesive systems applied on dental surfaces and dental materials such as composite resin, ceramics and fiberglass. In situ and in vivo studies for testing the adhesive systems.
Restorative technologies and techniques The objective is to develop studies in laser, finite elements, mechanical tests of restorative materials applied in cavity preparation and the investigation of the potential of new technologies that can be incorporated to these techniques.
Social Psychology and Health: Individuals, Groups and Institutions The research groups in this line of research aim to study and conduct research on the psychosocial dimensions of health, the group processes and organizations and the institutional relationship between subjects, groups and institutions aiming to shed light on the processes of health/sickness in different social contexts. The theoretical-methodological approaches are primarily based on Cognitive Social Psychology, Complex Social and Systemic Epidemiology.
Psychosocial Processes: Identities, Practices and Contexts The research groups in this line aim to produce investigation focused on studying the psychosocial processes, from a sociohistorical perspective. Issues related to contemporary identity markers that connect to time, space and imaginary are addressed. The focus of interest lies in the different possibilities of expression/meaning of culture in day-to-day life, associated with the creation of perspectives for comprehension and analysis.
ETHICS IN DENTISTRY
COD Workload Description
83278-02 30 To identify the nature of the epidemiological study; to describe different epidemiological methods; to name and characterize the indexes of epidemiological nature related to cavities and periodontal disease; to establish the main interrelations between biological and social indicators with the development of cavities and periodontal disease; to organize epidemiological surveys; to apply epidemiological indices of cavities and periodontal disease; to analyze and interpret the results of epidemiological studies.The course brings the fundamental concepts of Ethics in order to achieve the following goals: the formulation of correct ethical judgments; proper use of ethical principles in individual, family, professional, social and political daily life; understanding and developing the ability to criticize, accept or refuse principles of action in the various aspects of daily life; understanding and searching for solutions to some of the serious problems that defy humanity through applied Ethics.
No offer for current semester
Concentration area Type Obligatoriness
Biomedical Gerontology Master's Don't Required
Biomedical Gerontology Doctorate Don't Required
CTBMF Master's Don't Required
CTBMF Doctorate Don't Required
Clinical Psychology Master's Don't Required
Clinical Psychology Doctorate Don't Required
Clinical Stomatology Master's Don't Required
Clinical Stomatology Doctorate Don't Required
Dental Materials Master's Don't Required
Dental Materials Doctorate Don't Required
Dental Prosthetics Master's Don't Required
Dental Prosthetics Doctorate Don't Required
Endodontics Master's Don't Required
Endodontics Doctorate Don't Required
Human Cognition Master's Don't Required
Human Cognition Doctorate Don't Required
Orthodontics and Facial Orthopedics Master's Don't Required
Orthodontics and Facial Orthopedics Doctorate Don't Required
Pediatrics Master's Don't Required
Pediatrics Doctorate Don't Required
Restorative Dentistry Master's Don't Required
Restorative Dentistry Doctorate Don't Required
Social Psychology Master's Don't Required
Social Psychology Doctorate Don't Required
Research line Description
Biological Aspects of Aging This line of research is intended for the study of basic biological characteristics that play a role in the process of aging at the molecular, cellular, biochemical, genetic and evolutionary levels, as well as their forms of interaction with environmental factors in animal models and human beings (in vitro and in vivo).
Clinical and Emotional Aspects of Aging This line is geared towards the clinical and epidemiological study of the elderly and aging. Some of the most commonly researched topics are: geriatric syndromes (cognitive impairment, postural instability, immobility, fecal incontinence, iatrogenesis, communication disorder), frailty syndrome, brain aging, mental health, osteomuscular aging, cardiometabolic risk factors and nutrition.
Social-cultural, Demographic and Bioethical Aspects of Aging This line is geared towards the study of social, cultural, economic, demographic and bioethical aspects involved in the process of aging.
Aging and Public Health This line of research is intended to study the conditions of life, health and health care received and provided to the elderly, including long-living patients. It is intended to assess primary and secondary health care services, to design of instruments for monitoring access, service routines and care provided to the elderly and long-living patients in the public health care network. Additionally, it will investigate the natural history of diseases and health conditions as well as health prevention and control, in view of the socio-demographic variables, health indicators, life styles, functional capacity, psycho-social competences and quality of life.
Diagnosis and applied therapies This line of research evaluates and compares complementary diagnostic methods applied to Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (OMS). It analyzes the results of drug therapy applied to OMS. It selects the medicinal and/or surgical therapies recommended for trauma or oral and maxillofacial pathologies.
Craniofacial growth, development and deformities This line of research focuses on studies that support the diagnosis and surgical treatment of craniofacial patients with congenital or acquired deformities.
Theories, Techniques and Interventions in Clinical Psychology The line of research Theories, Techniques and Intervention in Clinical Psychology relies on six research groups that investigate, throughout the life cycle, psychological assessment and treatment processes as well as the development and adaptation of instruments for psychological assessment. Quantitative, qualitative and mixed designs are applied and psychoanalytical or cognitive-behavioral theories are used as theoretical background.
Stomatology diagnostic methods It aims to study the diseases of the oral and maxillofacial region and their consequences through different diagnostic methods that are applicable to them, as well as the provision of deeper insights and acquisition of new methods for clinical, laboratory and imaging diagnosis.
Oral and maxillofacial diseases ¿ clinical, immunological and anatomo-pathological studies The goal is to study, through clinical and laboratory trials, the etiopathogenesis of diseases that affect the oral cavity, as well as their consequences.
Craniomandibular Disorders This line of research studies the alterations caused by occlusal disorders directly on the temporomandibular joints, and assesses, along with signs and symptoms, the most adequate means for their resolution.
Dentistry Techniques and Devices This line of research studies the different techniques and devices, fixed and removable, according to clinical situation
Etiopathogenesis and treatment of periodontal and periapical diseases To better understand the modulatory processes involved in the onset and progression of inflammatory alterations involved in pulpal, periapical and periodontal lesions, correlating them with systemic outcomes.
Applied and Basic Cognitive Processes Esta línea de investigación se dedica al estudio básico y aplicado de la cognición humana. La principal teoría de apoyo es la Psicología Cognitiva amparada por los presupuestos del método experimental.
Psychobiology, Neuropsychology and Behavior This line of research focuses on studying the relationship between the psychobiological and neurocognitive mechanisms related to behavior.
Growth, Development, Diagnosis and Applied Therapies This line of research will focus on studies that support the diagnosis, planning and treatment of orthodontic and facial orthopedic cases.
Orthodontic Materials and Biocompatibility This line fosters comparative studies of biocompatible dental materials with emphasis on those that are interesting to the field of orthodontics, supported by resources available from the Schools of Biosciences, Chemistry, Pharmacy and the Toxicology Institute.
Asthma: epidemiology, genetics and the study of basic mechanisms Epidemiology of asthma in different populations.
Respiratory Failure Etiopathogenesis, epidemiology, diagnosis and management of high impact respiratory infections in the pediatric population.
Stem cells and neurodegenerative diseases To assess the possibility of recovery of central and peripheral neurological lesions resulting from neurodegenerative diseases with somatic stem cells, as well as to study the mechanisms of structural and functional recovery of lesions.
Diagnostic and Therapeutic Interventions in Newborn Infants It addresses interventions in neonatal respiratory diseases, infectious diseases and nutrition disorders.
Pediatric Clinical and Experimental Epilesy Study of epileptic syndromes that begin during childhood including etiology, pathophysiology, characterization of specific syndromes, complementary investigation, comorbidities, treatment (clinical and surgical) and evaluation / development of new antiepileptic drugs. The experimental approach uses an in vitro and in vivo model of electrophysiology and immunohistochemistry, as well as a model to verify the effects of early seizures in the developing CNS.
Clinical Epidemiology applied to child health issues Study the validity of signs, symptoms and screening and diagnostic tests; and epidemiological indicators of childhood diseases and disorders, such as incidence, prevalence and mortality, relating them to etiological and prognostic factors.
Prematurity: impact in lung development and immune response To address pulmonary growth and development, focusing on the direct and indirect effects of prematurity on the lung.
Epigenetic and Molecular Mechanisms of Developmental Stress To investigate epigenetic and molecular mechanisms related to neurocognitive and behavioral development after exposure to early stress.
Cystic Fibrosis: epidemiology, genetics and therapeutics Epidemiology, genetic diagnosis and therapy of childhood lung diseases.
Tumor Immunology To study tumor immunology
Functional evaluation and rehabilitation in chronic respiratory diseases Research in the area of ​​functional assessment and rehabilitation of patients with chronic diseases, such as cystic fibrosis and asthma. It focuses on aspects such as physical activity and physical inactivity, pulmonary function, musculoskeletal development, obesity and quality of life.
Behavioral and Developmental Neurology Study of ontogenesis and bioelectrogenesis of the Central Nervous System. It evaluates, through polysomnography, the physiological changes and gestational age dependent and the influence of neonatal neurological disorders in the process of organization of brain electrical activity. It evaluates the neurological follow-up of premature newborns, considering the effects of prematurity on neuropsychomotor development. It evaluates the follow-up of term neonates with congenital infectious pathologies and hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy. Includes study of sleep and its disorders through the evaluation of clinical and neurophysiological characteristics forming the basis for understanding sleep medicine in childhood.
Immune responses to respiratory viral infections To analyze immune response to viral respiratory infections.
Stress and development It studies the mechanisms and development of possible therapies to prevent and / or treat the effects of early life interventions and their repercussions on the organism's development. It uses experimental research resources to study stress, inflammation, respiratory diseases, systems development, physical activity and their relationships with the life-long effects of perinatal changes.
Evaluation of the impact of interventions in early stages of development on neurochemical mechanisms and reflexes on behavior in juvenile and adult phase using animal models.
Research on the role of inflammation and the immune system in neurological diseases. Investigation of genetic and environmental factors. Development of experimental models, research on biomarkers, neurodegenerative processes, cognitive assessment and neuroimaging (magnetic resonance imaging and nuclear medicine) in diseases such as multiple sclerosis, optic neuromyelitis, anti-MOG-associated disease, acute disseminated encephalomyelitis (ADEM) and autoimmune encephalitis.
The line is designed to study all aspects related to therapy, prognosis and humanization in Pediatric Intensive Care and Emergency Units. It also includes study of aspects that refer to the professionals and management processes involved within these units.
Adhesive systems Mechanical tests of the bond strength of adhesive systems applied on dental surfaces and dental materials such as composite resin, ceramics and fiberglass. In situ and in vivo studies for testing the adhesive systems.
Restorative technologies and techniques The objective is to develop studies in laser, finite elements, mechanical tests of restorative materials applied in cavity preparation and the investigation of the potential of new technologies that can be incorporated to these techniques.
Social Psychology and Health: Individuals, Groups and Institutions The research groups in this line of research aim to study and conduct research on the psychosocial dimensions of health, the group processes and organizations and the institutional relationship between subjects, groups and institutions aiming to shed light on the processes of health/sickness in different social contexts. The theoretical-methodological approaches are primarily based on Cognitive Social Psychology, Complex Social and Systemic Epidemiology.
Psychosocial Processes: Identities, Practices and Contexts The research groups in this line aim to produce investigation focused on studying the psychosocial processes, from a sociohistorical perspective. Issues related to contemporary identity markers that connect to time, space and imaginary are addressed. The focus of interest lies in the different possibilities of expression/meaning of culture in day-to-day life, associated with the creation of perspectives for comprehension and analysis.
Emotion
COD Workload Description
31357-02 30 This course introduces the core theories about emotion, its development and its relationship with cognitive processes.
Professors Home time Lattes
ADRIANE XAVIER ARTECHE 8 years and 3 months Link
Concentration area Type Obligatoriness
Clinical Psychology Master's Don't Required
Clinical Psychology Doctorate Don't Required
Human Cognition Master's Don't Required
Human Cognition Doctorate Don't Required
Social Psychology Master's Don't Required
Social Psychology Doctorate Don't Required
Research line Description
Theories, Techniques and Interventions in Clinical Psychology The line of research Theories, Techniques and Intervention in Clinical Psychology relies on six research groups that investigate, throughout the life cycle, psychological assessment and treatment processes as well as the development and adaptation of instruments for psychological assessment. Quantitative, qualitative and mixed designs are applied and psychoanalytical or cognitive-behavioral theories are used as theoretical background.
Applied and Basic Cognitive Processes Esta línea de investigación se dedica al estudio básico y aplicado de la cognición humana. La principal teoría de apoyo es la Psicología Cognitiva amparada por los presupuestos del método experimental.
Psychobiology, Neuropsychology and Behavior This line of research focuses on studying the relationship between the psychobiological and neurocognitive mechanisms related to behavior.
Social Psychology and Health: Individuals, Groups and Institutions The research groups in this line of research aim to study and conduct research on the psychosocial dimensions of health, the group processes and organizations and the institutional relationship between subjects, groups and institutions aiming to shed light on the processes of health/sickness in different social contexts. The theoretical-methodological approaches are primarily based on Cognitive Social Psychology, Complex Social and Systemic Epidemiology.
Psychosocial Processes: Identities, Practices and Contexts The research groups in this line aim to produce investigation focused on studying the psychosocial processes, from a sociohistorical perspective. Issues related to contemporary identity markers that connect to time, space and imaginary are addressed. The focus of interest lies in the different possibilities of expression/meaning of culture in day-to-day life, associated with the creation of perspectives for comprehension and analysis.
Entrepreneurship in science
COD Workload Description
19693-03 45 Introduces the concept of entrepreneurship and promotes the reflection on the potential application of the results obtained with the thesis and dissertations, as well as their capacity to generate products, services, events, and businesses based on the procedures and results of research. The contents will be: fundamentals of scientific research; career planning; entrepreneurship and decent work; intellectual property and patents; design thinking; team building, entrepreneurship and innovation ecosystems; project management; modalities and strategies for the dissemination of science.
No offer for current semester
Concentration area Type Obligatoriness
Clinical Psychology Master's Don't Required
Clinical Psychology Doctorate Don't Required
Human Cognition Master's Don't Required
Human Cognition Doctorate Don't Required
Social Psychology Master's Don't Required
Social Psychology Doctorate Don't Required
Research line Description
Theories, Techniques and Interventions in Clinical Psychology The line of research Theories, Techniques and Intervention in Clinical Psychology relies on six research groups that investigate, throughout the life cycle, psychological assessment and treatment processes as well as the development and adaptation of instruments for psychological assessment. Quantitative, qualitative and mixed designs are applied and psychoanalytical or cognitive-behavioral theories are used as theoretical background.
Applied and Basic Cognitive Processes Esta línea de investigación se dedica al estudio básico y aplicado de la cognición humana. La principal teoría de apoyo es la Psicología Cognitiva amparada por los presupuestos del método experimental.
Psychobiology, Neuropsychology and Behavior This line of research focuses on studying the relationship between the psychobiological and neurocognitive mechanisms related to behavior.
Social Psychology and Health: Individuals, Groups and Institutions The research groups in this line of research aim to study and conduct research on the psychosocial dimensions of health, the group processes and organizations and the institutional relationship between subjects, groups and institutions aiming to shed light on the processes of health/sickness in different social contexts. The theoretical-methodological approaches are primarily based on Cognitive Social Psychology, Complex Social and Systemic Epidemiology.
Psychosocial Processes: Identities, Practices and Contexts The research groups in this line aim to produce investigation focused on studying the psychosocial processes, from a sociohistorical perspective. Issues related to contemporary identity markers that connect to time, space and imaginary are addressed. The focus of interest lies in the different possibilities of expression/meaning of culture in day-to-day life, associated with the creation of perspectives for comprehension and analysis.
Epistemological Foundations in Psychology
COD Workload Description
313A3-02 30 This course addresses: Conceptual diversity in Psychology and its epistemological, ethical and methodological aspects; Different theoretical perspectives and their intersection with emerging themes in the human and biological sciences; Crisis of the paradigms of science; Knowledge policies; Ethical-epistemological implications in multi, inter and transdisciplinary research; Translational research; Social technologies and Psychology.
No offer for current semester
Concentration area Type Obligatoriness
Clinical Psychology Master's Don't Required
Clinical Psychology Doctorate Required
Human Cognition Master's Don't Required
Human Cognition Doctorate Required
Social Psychology Master's Don't Required
Social Psychology Doctorate Required
Research line Description
Theories, Techniques and Interventions in Clinical Psychology The line of research Theories, Techniques and Intervention in Clinical Psychology relies on six research groups that investigate, throughout the life cycle, psychological assessment and treatment processes as well as the development and adaptation of instruments for psychological assessment. Quantitative, qualitative and mixed designs are applied and psychoanalytical or cognitive-behavioral theories are used as theoretical background.
Applied and Basic Cognitive Processes Esta línea de investigación se dedica al estudio básico y aplicado de la cognición humana. La principal teoría de apoyo es la Psicología Cognitiva amparada por los presupuestos del método experimental.
Psychobiology, Neuropsychology and Behavior This line of research focuses on studying the relationship between the psychobiological and neurocognitive mechanisms related to behavior.
Social Psychology and Health: Individuals, Groups and Institutions The research groups in this line of research aim to study and conduct research on the psychosocial dimensions of health, the group processes and organizations and the institutional relationship between subjects, groups and institutions aiming to shed light on the processes of health/sickness in different social contexts. The theoretical-methodological approaches are primarily based on Cognitive Social Psychology, Complex Social and Systemic Epidemiology.
Psychosocial Processes: Identities, Practices and Contexts The research groups in this line aim to produce investigation focused on studying the psychosocial processes, from a sociohistorical perspective. Issues related to contemporary identity markers that connect to time, space and imaginary are addressed. The focus of interest lies in the different possibilities of expression/meaning of culture in day-to-day life, associated with the creation of perspectives for comprehension and analysis.
Evolutionary Psychology
COD Workload Description
31372-02 30 This course introduces the concepts and fundamental assumptions of Evolutionary Psychology, as well as it presents classic studies and current empirical evidence of this approach.
No offer for current semester
Concentration area Type Obligatoriness
Clinical Psychology Master's Don't Required
Clinical Psychology Doctorate Don't Required
Human Cognition Master's Don't Required
Human Cognition Doctorate Don't Required
Social Psychology Master's Don't Required
Social Psychology Doctorate Don't Required
Research line Description
Theories, Techniques and Interventions in Clinical Psychology The line of research Theories, Techniques and Intervention in Clinical Psychology relies on six research groups that investigate, throughout the life cycle, psychological assessment and treatment processes as well as the development and adaptation of instruments for psychological assessment. Quantitative, qualitative and mixed designs are applied and psychoanalytical or cognitive-behavioral theories are used as theoretical background.
Applied and Basic Cognitive Processes Esta línea de investigación se dedica al estudio básico y aplicado de la cognición humana. La principal teoría de apoyo es la Psicología Cognitiva amparada por los presupuestos del método experimental.
Psychobiology, Neuropsychology and Behavior This line of research focuses on studying the relationship between the psychobiological and neurocognitive mechanisms related to behavior.
Social Psychology and Health: Individuals, Groups and Institutions The research groups in this line of research aim to study and conduct research on the psychosocial dimensions of health, the group processes and organizations and the institutional relationship between subjects, groups and institutions aiming to shed light on the processes of health/sickness in different social contexts. The theoretical-methodological approaches are primarily based on Cognitive Social Psychology, Complex Social and Systemic Epidemiology.
Psychosocial Processes: Identities, Practices and Contexts The research groups in this line aim to produce investigation focused on studying the psychosocial processes, from a sociohistorical perspective. Issues related to contemporary identity markers that connect to time, space and imaginary are addressed. The focus of interest lies in the different possibilities of expression/meaning of culture in day-to-day life, associated with the creation of perspectives for comprehension and analysis.
Experimental Cognitive Psychopathology
COD Workload Description
313B4-02 30 This course focuses on the main cognitive models of trauma-related disorders - from the perspective of experimental cognitive psychopathology, and on the cognitive-behavioral approaches (psychotherapy and experimental interventions) used in the treatment of these disorders.
No offer for current semester
Concentration area Type Obligatoriness
Clinical Psychology Master's Don't Required
Clinical Psychology Doctorate Don't Required
Human Cognition Master's Don't Required
Human Cognition Doctorate Don't Required
Social Psychology Master's Don't Required
Social Psychology Doctorate Don't Required
Research line Description
Theories, Techniques and Interventions in Clinical Psychology The line of research Theories, Techniques and Intervention in Clinical Psychology relies on six research groups that investigate, throughout the life cycle, psychological assessment and treatment processes as well as the development and adaptation of instruments for psychological assessment. Quantitative, qualitative and mixed designs are applied and psychoanalytical or cognitive-behavioral theories are used as theoretical background.
Applied and Basic Cognitive Processes Esta línea de investigación se dedica al estudio básico y aplicado de la cognición humana. La principal teoría de apoyo es la Psicología Cognitiva amparada por los presupuestos del método experimental.
Psychobiology, Neuropsychology and Behavior This line of research focuses on studying the relationship between the psychobiological and neurocognitive mechanisms related to behavior.
Social Psychology and Health: Individuals, Groups and Institutions The research groups in this line of research aim to study and conduct research on the psychosocial dimensions of health, the group processes and organizations and the institutional relationship between subjects, groups and institutions aiming to shed light on the processes of health/sickness in different social contexts. The theoretical-methodological approaches are primarily based on Cognitive Social Psychology, Complex Social and Systemic Epidemiology.
Psychosocial Processes: Identities, Practices and Contexts The research groups in this line aim to produce investigation focused on studying the psychosocial processes, from a sociohistorical perspective. Issues related to contemporary identity markers that connect to time, space and imaginary are addressed. The focus of interest lies in the different possibilities of expression/meaning of culture in day-to-day life, associated with the creation of perspectives for comprehension and analysis.
Eyewitness Testimony
COD Workload Description
31369-02 30 The course focuses on the scientific advances in the field of Eyewitness Testimony, based on scientific parameters of the functioning of human memory, as it seeks to analyze the processes useful for an eyewitness to accurately remember events, including the identification of the people involved there.
No offer for current semester
Concentration area Type Obligatoriness
Clinical Psychology Master's Don't Required
Clinical Psychology Doctorate Don't Required
Human Cognition Master's Don't Required
Human Cognition Doctorate Don't Required
Social Psychology Master's Don't Required
Social Psychology Doctorate Don't Required
Research line Description
Theories, Techniques and Interventions in Clinical Psychology The line of research Theories, Techniques and Intervention in Clinical Psychology relies on six research groups that investigate, throughout the life cycle, psychological assessment and treatment processes as well as the development and adaptation of instruments for psychological assessment. Quantitative, qualitative and mixed designs are applied and psychoanalytical or cognitive-behavioral theories are used as theoretical background.
Applied and Basic Cognitive Processes Esta línea de investigación se dedica al estudio básico y aplicado de la cognición humana. La principal teoría de apoyo es la Psicología Cognitiva amparada por los presupuestos del método experimental.
Psychobiology, Neuropsychology and Behavior This line of research focuses on studying the relationship between the psychobiological and neurocognitive mechanisms related to behavior.
Social Psychology and Health: Individuals, Groups and Institutions The research groups in this line of research aim to study and conduct research on the psychosocial dimensions of health, the group processes and organizations and the institutional relationship between subjects, groups and institutions aiming to shed light on the processes of health/sickness in different social contexts. The theoretical-methodological approaches are primarily based on Cognitive Social Psychology, Complex Social and Systemic Epidemiology.
Psychosocial Processes: Identities, Practices and Contexts The research groups in this line aim to produce investigation focused on studying the psychosocial processes, from a sociohistorical perspective. Issues related to contemporary identity markers that connect to time, space and imaginary are addressed. The focus of interest lies in the different possibilities of expression/meaning of culture in day-to-day life, associated with the creation of perspectives for comprehension and analysis.
Fundamentals of Cultural Psychology
COD Workload Description
31366-02 30 This course addresses: Social and developmental interdisciplinarity; The primacy of the qualitative nature of psychological phenomena; Otherness and dialogue; Re-application of the concept of subject in its semiotic-cultural insertion.
No offer for current semester
Concentration area Type Obligatoriness
Clinical Psychology Master's Don't Required
Clinical Psychology Doctorate Don't Required
Human Cognition Master's Don't Required
Human Cognition Doctorate Don't Required
Social Psychology Master's Don't Required
Social Psychology Doctorate Don't Required
Research line Description
Theories, Techniques and Interventions in Clinical Psychology The line of research Theories, Techniques and Intervention in Clinical Psychology relies on six research groups that investigate, throughout the life cycle, psychological assessment and treatment processes as well as the development and adaptation of instruments for psychological assessment. Quantitative, qualitative and mixed designs are applied and psychoanalytical or cognitive-behavioral theories are used as theoretical background.
Applied and Basic Cognitive Processes Esta línea de investigación se dedica al estudio básico y aplicado de la cognición humana. La principal teoría de apoyo es la Psicología Cognitiva amparada por los presupuestos del método experimental.
Psychobiology, Neuropsychology and Behavior This line of research focuses on studying the relationship between the psychobiological and neurocognitive mechanisms related to behavior.
Social Psychology and Health: Individuals, Groups and Institutions The research groups in this line of research aim to study and conduct research on the psychosocial dimensions of health, the group processes and organizations and the institutional relationship between subjects, groups and institutions aiming to shed light on the processes of health/sickness in different social contexts. The theoretical-methodological approaches are primarily based on Cognitive Social Psychology, Complex Social and Systemic Epidemiology.
Psychosocial Processes: Identities, Practices and Contexts The research groups in this line aim to produce investigation focused on studying the psychosocial processes, from a sociohistorical perspective. Issues related to contemporary identity markers that connect to time, space and imaginary are addressed. The focus of interest lies in the different possibilities of expression/meaning of culture in day-to-day life, associated with the creation of perspectives for comprehension and analysis.
Gender Theories: Feminism and Transgression
COD Workload Description
313B5-02 30 This course focuses on Feminism as an epistemology; theories and social movements. It discusses the main influences in the academic realm and in the sciences, as well as the consequences for the theoretical and methodological transformations in scientific research.
No offer for current semester
Concentration area Type Obligatoriness
Social Psychology Master's Don't Required
Social Psychology Doctorate Don't Required
Research line Description
Social Psychology and Health: Individuals, Groups and Institutions The research groups in this line of research aim to study and conduct research on the psychosocial dimensions of health, the group processes and organizations and the institutional relationship between subjects, groups and institutions aiming to shed light on the processes of health/sickness in different social contexts. The theoretical-methodological approaches are primarily based on Cognitive Social Psychology, Complex Social and Systemic Epidemiology.
Psychosocial Processes: Identities, Practices and Contexts The research groups in this line aim to produce investigation focused on studying the psychosocial processes, from a sociohistorical perspective. Issues related to contemporary identity markers that connect to time, space and imaginary are addressed. The focus of interest lies in the different possibilities of expression/meaning of culture in day-to-day life, associated with the creation of perspectives for comprehension and analysis.
HIV/AIDS, health, education and society
COD Workload Description
313E4-04 60 The course discusses different theoretical perspectives and fundamental articles in the field of studies on HIV/AIDS. It looks to further understand how the response to the epidemic has been built at the international, national and local levels, in view of these different models. It addresses the changes still in discussions on sex/gender and sexuality and their connection to political and technical discussions in the field of HIV/AIDS. Articles, movie reviews and workshops featuring professionals who work in management, health care, social movements and research groups linked to HIV/AIDS will be addressed in the course.
No offer for current semester
Concentration area Type Obligatoriness
Clinical Psychology Master's Don't Required
Clinical Psychology Doctorate Don't Required
Human Cognition Master's Don't Required
Human Cognition Doctorate Don't Required
Social Psychology Master's Don't Required
Social Psychology Doctorate Don't Required
Research line Description
Theories, Techniques and Interventions in Clinical Psychology The line of research Theories, Techniques and Intervention in Clinical Psychology relies on six research groups that investigate, throughout the life cycle, psychological assessment and treatment processes as well as the development and adaptation of instruments for psychological assessment. Quantitative, qualitative and mixed designs are applied and psychoanalytical or cognitive-behavioral theories are used as theoretical background.
Applied and Basic Cognitive Processes Esta línea de investigación se dedica al estudio básico y aplicado de la cognición humana. La principal teoría de apoyo es la Psicología Cognitiva amparada por los presupuestos del método experimental.
Psychobiology, Neuropsychology and Behavior This line of research focuses on studying the relationship between the psychobiological and neurocognitive mechanisms related to behavior.
Social Psychology and Health: Individuals, Groups and Institutions The research groups in this line of research aim to study and conduct research on the psychosocial dimensions of health, the group processes and organizations and the institutional relationship between subjects, groups and institutions aiming to shed light on the processes of health/sickness in different social contexts. The theoretical-methodological approaches are primarily based on Cognitive Social Psychology, Complex Social and Systemic Epidemiology.
Psychosocial Processes: Identities, Practices and Contexts The research groups in this line aim to produce investigation focused on studying the psychosocial processes, from a sociohistorical perspective. Issues related to contemporary identity markers that connect to time, space and imaginary are addressed. The focus of interest lies in the different possibilities of expression/meaning of culture in day-to-day life, associated with the creation of perspectives for comprehension and analysis.
Health Contexts in Clinical Psychology
COD Workload Description
313B9-02 30 This course addresses: Biopsychosocial Model of Health for explaining human behavior; the health-disease continuum; risk behaviors, lifestyle and social support; health promotion, prevention, stress-associated illness, adherence to medical treatment, chronic and terminal diseases, quality of life; health Psychology in specific populations and different intervention locations; methodology applied to research in Health Psychology; the care and the caregiver; bioethics; the terminal patient and their family.
No offer for current semester
Concentration area Type Obligatoriness
Clinical Psychology Master's Don't Required
Clinical Psychology Doctorate Don't Required
Research line Description
Theories, Techniques and Interventions in Clinical Psychology The line of research Theories, Techniques and Intervention in Clinical Psychology relies on six research groups that investigate, throughout the life cycle, psychological assessment and treatment processes as well as the development and adaptation of instruments for psychological assessment. Quantitative, qualitative and mixed designs are applied and psychoanalytical or cognitive-behavioral theories are used as theoretical background.
Integrity and Ethics on Research
COD Workload Description
19302-02 30 Nowadays, with the free access to knowledge and data through social networks and the Internet, the number of cases of misconduct in research execution and publication around the world is increasing, leading to the loss of the credibility of scientific publications. This course aims to guide students about good research practices, from the projects execution to the results communication and publication, stressing the importance of research data adequate registration.
No offer for current semester
Concentration area Type Obligatoriness
Biochemical and Molecular Pharmacology Master's Don't Required
Biochemical and Molecular Pharmacology Doctorate Don't Required
Biomedical Gerontology Master's Don't Required
Biomedical Gerontology Doctorate Don't Required
CTBMF Master's Don't Required
CTBMF Doctorate Don't Required
Clinical Psychology Master's Don't Required
Clinical Psychology Doctorate Don't Required
Clinical Stomatology Master's Don't Required
Clinical Stomatology Doctorate Don't Required
Dental Materials Master's Don't Required
Dental Materials Doctorate Don't Required
Dental Prosthetics Master's Don't Required
Dental Prosthetics Doctorate Don't Required
Endodontics Master's Don't Required
Endodontics Doctorate Don't Required
Human Cognition Master's Don't Required
Human Cognition Doctorate Don't Required
Medical Practice Master's Don't Required
Medical Practice Doctorate Don't Required
Nephrology Master's Don't Required
Nephrology Doctorate Don't Required
Neurosciences Master's Don't Required
Neurosciences Doctorate Don't Required
Orthodontics and Facial Orthopedics Master's Don't Required
Orthodontics and Facial Orthopedics Doctorate Don't Required
Pediatrics Master's Don't Required
Pediatrics Doctorate Don't Required
Restorative Dentistry Master's Don't Required
Restorative Dentistry Doctorate Don't Required
Social Psychology Master's Don't Required
Social Psychology Doctorate Don't Required
Surgical Practice Master's Don't Required
Surgical Practice Doctorate Don't Required
Research line Description
Evaluation of mechanisms involved in inflammatory and nociceptive alterations This line of research is concerned with the evaluation of mechanisms involved in inflammatory and nociceptive alterations
Drug Development This line of research has been designed for the development of drugs against neglected tropical diseases (tuberculosis and malaria) and the development of drugs against chronic and degenerative diseases.
Preclinical neuropharmacology This line of research is concerned with Pre-Clinical Neuropharmacology.
Evaluation of pharmacological targets in cancer treatment This line of research is concerned with the evaluation of pharmacological targets in cancer treatment.
Analysis and evaluation of neurochemical and pharmacological mechanisms in neurological diseases Study of the neurochemical roots and pharmacological targets in neurological diseases.
Biological Aspects of Aging This line of research is intended for the study of basic biological characteristics that play a role in the process of aging at the molecular, cellular, biochemical, genetic and evolutionary levels, as well as their forms of interaction with environmental factors in animal models and human beings (in vitro and in vivo).
Clinical and Emotional Aspects of Aging This line is geared towards the clinical and epidemiological study of the elderly and aging. Some of the most commonly researched topics are: geriatric syndromes (cognitive impairment, postural instability, immobility, fecal incontinence, iatrogenesis, communication disorder), frailty syndrome, brain aging, mental health, osteomuscular aging, cardiometabolic risk factors and nutrition.
Social-cultural, Demographic and Bioethical Aspects of Aging This line is geared towards the study of social, cultural, economic, demographic and bioethical aspects involved in the process of aging.
Aging and Public Health This line of research is intended to study the conditions of life, health and health care received and provided to the elderly, including long-living patients. It is intended to assess primary and secondary health care services, to design of instruments for monitoring access, service routines and care provided to the elderly and long-living patients in the public health care network. Additionally, it will investigate the natural history of diseases and health conditions as well as health prevention and control, in view of the socio-demographic variables, health indicators, life styles, functional capacity, psycho-social competences and quality of life.
Diagnosis and applied therapies This line of research evaluates and compares complementary diagnostic methods applied to Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (OMS). It analyzes the results of drug therapy applied to OMS. It selects the medicinal and/or surgical therapies recommended for trauma or oral and maxillofacial pathologies.
Craniofacial growth, development and deformities This line of research focuses on studies that support the diagnosis and surgical treatment of craniofacial patients with congenital or acquired deformities.
Theories, Techniques and Interventions in Clinical Psychology The line of research Theories, Techniques and Intervention in Clinical Psychology relies on six research groups that investigate, throughout the life cycle, psychological assessment and treatment processes as well as the development and adaptation of instruments for psychological assessment. Quantitative, qualitative and mixed designs are applied and psychoanalytical or cognitive-behavioral theories are used as theoretical background.
Stomatology diagnostic methods It aims to study the diseases of the oral and maxillofacial region and their consequences through different diagnostic methods that are applicable to them, as well as the provision of deeper insights and acquisition of new methods for clinical, laboratory and imaging diagnosis.
Oral and maxillofacial diseases ¿ clinical, immunological and anatomo-pathological studies The goal is to study, through clinical and laboratory trials, the etiopathogenesis of diseases that affect the oral cavity, as well as their consequences.
Craniomandibular Disorders This line of research studies the alterations caused by occlusal disorders directly on the temporomandibular joints, and assesses, along with signs and symptoms, the most adequate means for their resolution.
Dentistry Techniques and Devices This line of research studies the different techniques and devices, fixed and removable, according to clinical situation
Etiopathogenesis and treatment of periodontal and periapical diseases To better understand the modulatory processes involved in the onset and progression of inflammatory alterations involved in pulpal, periapical and periodontal lesions, correlating them with systemic outcomes.
Applied and Basic Cognitive Processes Esta línea de investigación se dedica al estudio básico y aplicado de la cognición humana. La principal teoría de apoyo es la Psicología Cognitiva amparada por los presupuestos del método experimental.
Psychobiology, Neuropsychology and Behavior This line of research focuses on studying the relationship between the psychobiological and neurocognitive mechanisms related to behavior.
Respiratory Diseases / Exhaled nitric oxide and others markers of inflammation This line of research is intended to assess the role of expired nitric oxide as an inflammation marker.
Molecular Biology, immunology and stem cell This line of research is concerned with the study of molecular alterations in tumors, mainly those affecting the digestive and respiratory systems, through PCR techniques in real time, immunohistochemistry, flow cytometry and cell cultivation. It will also look at Cell Therapy and Tissue Engineering.
Cardiology/Risk Factors and genetics factors in cardiovascular diseases This line of research is concerned with assessing risk factors for cardiovascular surgeries using markers; traditional risk factors (dyslipidemias, arterial hypertension, diabetes, smoke addiction) and potential emerging ones (apolipoprotein B,small and dense LDL cholesterol) in coronary heart diseases.
Cardiology/Cellular therapy This line of research is intended to assess the efficiency and safety of autologous implants of bone marrow stem cells in patients suffering from dilated cardiomyopathy and in patients suffering from acute myocardial infarction.
Respiratory Diseases / Smoking and smoking-related diseases This line of research will address the determining factors of success/failure in smoking cessation; it will assess the role of genetics in the experimentation, maintenance and cessation of smoking; it will test the efficacy of different therapies.
Study abdomen adult and elderly healthy and sick with new technologies in Diagnostic Imaging First of all, this line of research is intended to introduce students to different abdominal organs in advanced imaging modalities, such as magnetic resonance and positron emission tomography. It is intended to study the normal anatomy of these organs and tissues and their anatomic variations, thus allowing for a comparison between healthy and unhealthy individuals. With this, we intent to provide deeper insights into the abdomen's normal anatomy and its anatomic variation through new imaging technologies. Additionally, this line of research will determine the diagnostic imaging accuracy of gastrointestinal tract and urinary system diseases. We are intent on reaching an earlier and more precise diagnosis of the diseases of adult and elderly patients, thus increasing their survival. It has been designed to produce researchers and professors who want to work within this line of research responsible for studying the most common diseases in our population.
Clinical Epidemiology This area of concentration is intended to develop research in clinical epidemiology focusing on its methodological and clinical aspects. This line of research intends to encourage the development of research projects that contribute to the progress in identification, intervention and promotion of determinants of the health-disease process in human population.
Functional and Molecular Image of the Body Functional imaging is the state-of-the-art in diagnostic imaging. Magnetic Resonance made a giant leap in that direction through the employment of ultra-rapid acquisition techniques, which have enabled the measurement of variations in oxygen consumption levels arising from the BOLD effect and an estimation of the cellularity of tissues through the diffusion technique. PET has enabled Nuclear Medicine to measure the level of consumption of glucose in the tissue, by making use of ionizing radiation. It is largely employed in the investigation of tumors and metastasis, which have naturally increased the consumption of glucose due to a larger metabolic level. More recently, the Dynamic PET has enabled the assessment of the consumption of glucose over time and the measurement of the most active regions more precisely.
Epidemiology and Environmental Health This course is intended to encourage the development of research into the area of epidemiology and environmental health with an eye to the methodological and clinical aspects. This line of research seeks to encourage the development of research projects that contribute to the advancement of the identification, intervention and promotion of the determinants of the health-disease process in human population.
Training and Development for Teachers in Health Sciences This line of research will enable the production of scientific and technological research and the provision of Master's and Doctoral degrees as well as the conduction of Postdoc research in the area of Health Care Education.
Extra-renal dialysis and transplatation This line of research is intended for the study of different modalities of renal replacement therapies, with emphasis on organ transplantation, especially when it comes to immunology of transplants.
Clinical nephrology and arterial hypertension This line of research will address topics related to several aspects of clinical nephrology, renal function, arterial hypertension, renal and metabolic diseases.
Cellular metabolism and membrane transport in renal and metabolic diseases (or disease states) This line of research is designed for the study of physiopathogenic mechanisms of several renal and metabolic diseases.
Mechanisms of memory consolidation This line of research will look at the role of the central histaminergic system in the basolateral amygdala and in the hippocampus in the consolidation of aversive and non-aversive memory. It will also look at the influence of the treatment relying on a histidine decarboxylase inhibitor.
Developmental neurology This line of research will deal with the ontogenesis and bioelectrogenesis of the Central Nervous System (clinical aspects and animal model), sleep studies and its disorders through the assessment of clinical and neurophysiological characteristics, thus laying the foundations for the understanding of sleep medicine in childhood, and the normal and abnormal development in early childhood.
Neurology/ stem cells This line of research is concerned with the assessment of the possibility of regeneration of central and peripheral neurological injuries resulting from neurodegenerative diseases, with somatic stem cells, as well as with the study of the structural and functional mechanisms of regeneration from injuries.
Cholinergic versus non-cholinergic components of memory The purpose of this line of research is to determine the components of memory deficits observable in transgenic rats incapable of expressing the fast transporter of hippocampal acetylcholine in different degrees. This can be applied to the treatment of the Alzheimer's disease with pro-collinergic drugs among others.
Behavioral neurology and neuropsychiatry This line of research will look at the neurobiology of psychiatric diseases and behavioral alterations in major neurological diseases.
Cognitive brain imaging This line of research will look at the development of new techniques for the analysis of neuroimaging and studies of neural bases of superior cognitive processes (for instance, language comprehension and acquisition, executive functions, spatial reasoning).
Synaptic tagging of extinction The generation of weak LTP in a dendrite of pyramidal cells of the hippocampus can increase its potential by the LTP produced in another distant dendrite. This is called synaptic tagging and is due to the tagging of the first synapsis (tag) by a local protein which attracts another generated by the second synapsis (capture).
Neurotoxic activity of ureases and derived peptides This line of research will address the neurotoxic and pro-inflammatory activities of ureases of different organisms. It will also address the methodologies of study of neurotoxicity relying on the use of insects-models. As well as this, it will look at ureases as virulence factors for pathogenic microorganisms, especially bacteria Helicobacter pylori and Proteus mirabilis and Cryptococcu yeasts.
Neuroinflammation/Multiple Sclerosis/ neuromyelitis optica The inflammation resulting from neurological diseases may be primarily involved with the physiopathology of immunomediated diseases of the nervous system, such as multiple sclerosis, neuromyelitis optica, ADEM - acute demyelinating encephalomyelitis, Guillain-Barré syndrome, autoimmune encephalitis and some neurological complications resulting directly or indirectly from viral or bacterial infections (e.g. meningoencephalitis). In other diseases, the inflammation plays a major role, but less clear than it is in strokes and in degenerative diseases of the central nervous system. The deregulation in the immune system, be it either temporary or permanent, may lead to injuries in the brain, bone marrow and peripheral nerves that cause permanent neuronal damage with the risk of aftereffects and permanent incapacity. By relying on advanced methods in molecular biology associated with clinical and imaging assessment (magnetic resonance, nuclear medicine), we have conducted research that is intended to understand the intrinsic and extrinsic mechanisms that lead to an increase of pro-inflammatory substances such as cytokines, chemokines, the production of autoantibodies, complement system activation, proliferation / maturation of autoreactive lymphocytes T and B, microglial activation and the alteration of the blood-brain barrier. Besides, we have conducted research for the identification of specific biomarkers for each disease which may assist in the establishment of better diagnosis/prognosis and in experimental animal models for the study of physiopathology and innovative therapeutic interventions.
Childhood epilepsy This line of research will address epilepsy in childhood.
Epilepsy This line of research will cover clinical and electroencephalographic, pharmacological, neuroimaging and surgical studies in the realm of epilepsy. The direct involvement of São Lucas Hospital with the diagnosis, clinical treatment and epilepsy surgery opens interesting perspectives of investigation, seeking diagnostic refinement, new treatment options and the correlations of epileptic syndromes with structural alterations of the brain.
Growth, Development, Diagnosis and Applied Therapies This line of research will focus on studies that support the diagnosis, planning and treatment of orthodontic and facial orthopedic cases.
Orthodontic Materials and Biocompatibility This line fosters comparative studies of biocompatible dental materials with emphasis on those that are interesting to the field of orthodontics, supported by resources available from the Schools of Biosciences, Chemistry, Pharmacy and the Toxicology Institute.
Asthma: epidemiology, genetics and the study of basic mechanisms Epidemiology of asthma in different populations.
Respiratory Failure Etiopathogenesis, epidemiology, diagnosis and management of high impact respiratory infections in the pediatric population.
Stem cells and neurodegenerative diseases To assess the possibility of recovery of central and peripheral neurological lesions resulting from neurodegenerative diseases with somatic stem cells, as well as to study the mechanisms of structural and functional recovery of lesions.
Diagnostic and Therapeutic Interventions in Newborn Infants It addresses interventions in neonatal respiratory diseases, infectious diseases and nutrition disorders.
Pediatric Clinical and Experimental Epilesy Study of epileptic syndromes that begin during childhood including etiology, pathophysiology, characterization of specific syndromes, complementary investigation, comorbidities, treatment (clinical and surgical) and evaluation / development of new antiepileptic drugs. The experimental approach uses an in vitro and in vivo model of electrophysiology and immunohistochemistry, as well as a model to verify the effects of early seizures in the developing CNS.
Clinical Epidemiology applied to child health issues Study the validity of signs, symptoms and screening and diagnostic tests; and epidemiological indicators of childhood diseases and disorders, such as incidence, prevalence and mortality, relating them to etiological and prognostic factors.
Prematurity: impact in lung development and immune response To address pulmonary growth and development, focusing on the direct and indirect effects of prematurity on the lung.
Epigenetic and Molecular Mechanisms of Developmental Stress To investigate epigenetic and molecular mechanisms related to neurocognitive and behavioral development after exposure to early stress.
Cystic Fibrosis: epidemiology, genetics and therapeutics Epidemiology, genetic diagnosis and therapy of childhood lung diseases.
Tumor Immunology To study tumor immunology
Functional evaluation and rehabilitation in chronic respiratory diseases Research in the area of ​​functional assessment and rehabilitation of patients with chronic diseases, such as cystic fibrosis and asthma. It focuses on aspects such as physical activity and physical inactivity, pulmonary function, musculoskeletal development, obesity and quality of life.
Behavioral and Developmental Neurology Study of ontogenesis and bioelectrogenesis of the Central Nervous System. It evaluates, through polysomnography, the physiological changes and gestational age dependent and the influence of neonatal neurological disorders in the process of organization of brain electrical activity. It evaluates the neurological follow-up of premature newborns, considering the effects of prematurity on neuropsychomotor development. It evaluates the follow-up of term neonates with congenital infectious pathologies and hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy. Includes study of sleep and its disorders through the evaluation of clinical and neurophysiological characteristics forming the basis for understanding sleep medicine in childhood.
Immune responses to respiratory viral infections To analyze immune response to viral respiratory infections.
Stress and development It studies the mechanisms and development of possible therapies to prevent and / or treat the effects of early life interventions and their repercussions on the organism's development. It uses experimental research resources to study stress, inflammation, respiratory diseases, systems development, physical activity and their relationships with the life-long effects of perinatal changes.
Evaluation of the impact of interventions in early stages of development on neurochemical mechanisms and reflexes on behavior in juvenile and adult phase using animal models.
Research on the role of inflammation and the immune system in neurological diseases. Investigation of genetic and environmental factors. Development of experimental models, research on biomarkers, neurodegenerative processes, cognitive assessment and neuroimaging (magnetic resonance imaging and nuclear medicine) in diseases such as multiple sclerosis, optic neuromyelitis, anti-MOG-associated disease, acute disseminated encephalomyelitis (ADEM) and autoimmune encephalitis.
The line is designed to study all aspects related to therapy, prognosis and humanization in Pediatric Intensive Care and Emergency Units. It also includes study of aspects that refer to the professionals and management processes involved within these units.
Adhesive systems Mechanical tests of the bond strength of adhesive systems applied on dental surfaces and dental materials such as composite resin, ceramics and fiberglass. In situ and in vivo studies for testing the adhesive systems.
Restorative technologies and techniques The objective is to develop studies in laser, finite elements, mechanical tests of restorative materials applied in cavity preparation and the investigation of the potential of new technologies that can be incorporated to these techniques.
Social Psychology and Health: Individuals, Groups and Institutions The research groups in this line of research aim to study and conduct research on the psychosocial dimensions of health, the group processes and organizations and the institutional relationship between subjects, groups and institutions aiming to shed light on the processes of health/sickness in different social contexts. The theoretical-methodological approaches are primarily based on Cognitive Social Psychology, Complex Social and Systemic Epidemiology.
Psychosocial Processes: Identities, Practices and Contexts The research groups in this line aim to produce investigation focused on studying the psychosocial processes, from a sociohistorical perspective. Issues related to contemporary identity markers that connect to time, space and imaginary are addressed. The focus of interest lies in the different possibilities of expression/meaning of culture in day-to-day life, associated with the creation of perspectives for comprehension and analysis.
Cell Terapy (Clinicals and experimental models, Regeneration and Tissue engineering, stem cells) This line of research will look at clinical and experimental models focused on the development of stem cells therapies, nervous regeneration and the use of stem cells in surgeries.
Obesity and Metabolic Syndrome This line is concerned with research in the area of obesity and metabolic syndrome with consequences in co-morbidities involved or related to the aforementioned pathologies.
Peripheral nerve (Clinical and experimental models, nerve regeneration, growth factors, stem cellls) Tissue Engineering (TE) is concerned with the study of new forms of tissue production to be used in reconstructive surgeries. It covers all methods and efforts made in order to create or induce the formation of tissues in a specific location.
Epidemiological, Clinicopathological, Radiological and Molecular aspects of malignant neoplasms. This area of concentration is intended to describe patients who suffer from malignant neoplasms in their different clinical stages, as well as to assess their clinical outcome by looking at the clinical, histopathological, radiological and molecular variables. Studies in this area may be accountable for addressing some issues that are still controversial among the scientific community.
Videolaparoscopic Surgery This area of concentration is intended to assess the advantages of the procedures conducted using less invasive techniques.
Mixed Methods for Research in Psychology
COD Workload Description
31360-02 30 This course addresses: History and conceptual development of mixed epistemology for research in Psychology; Characteristics of mixed methodology models in Psychology research; Complementarity and reversibility between quantitative and qualitative data; degree of suitability of the mixed method to research problems; Applications in empirical research in Psychology.
No offer for current semester
Concentration area Type Obligatoriness
Clinical Psychology Master's Don't Required
Clinical Psychology Doctorate Don't Required
Human Cognition Master's Don't Required
Human Cognition Doctorate Don't Required
Social Psychology Master's Don't Required
Social Psychology Doctorate Don't Required
Research line Description
Theories, Techniques and Interventions in Clinical Psychology The line of research Theories, Techniques and Intervention in Clinical Psychology relies on six research groups that investigate, throughout the life cycle, psychological assessment and treatment processes as well as the development and adaptation of instruments for psychological assessment. Quantitative, qualitative and mixed designs are applied and psychoanalytical or cognitive-behavioral theories are used as theoretical background.
Applied and Basic Cognitive Processes Esta línea de investigación se dedica al estudio básico y aplicado de la cognición humana. La principal teoría de apoyo es la Psicología Cognitiva amparada por los presupuestos del método experimental.
Psychobiology, Neuropsychology and Behavior This line of research focuses on studying the relationship between the psychobiological and neurocognitive mechanisms related to behavior.
Social Psychology and Health: Individuals, Groups and Institutions The research groups in this line of research aim to study and conduct research on the psychosocial dimensions of health, the group processes and organizations and the institutional relationship between subjects, groups and institutions aiming to shed light on the processes of health/sickness in different social contexts. The theoretical-methodological approaches are primarily based on Cognitive Social Psychology, Complex Social and Systemic Epidemiology.
Psychosocial Processes: Identities, Practices and Contexts The research groups in this line aim to produce investigation focused on studying the psychosocial processes, from a sociohistorical perspective. Issues related to contemporary identity markers that connect to time, space and imaginary are addressed. The focus of interest lies in the different possibilities of expression/meaning of culture in day-to-day life, associated with the creation of perspectives for comprehension and analysis.
Neurobiology of Stress
COD Workload Description
19347-02 30 Explore the concepts of stress, health and disease, with a particular focus on historical and current literature. It will address multiple dimensions in the study of stress: genetics, epigenetics, molecular, cellular, physiological and cognitive, especially in the context of immunoendocrine and neuroscientific research. Study of the individual response to stress, as genetic and environmental factors play a role, as it translates into physiological and mental conditions and pathological or health conditions.
No offer for current semester
Concentration area Type Obligatoriness
Biochemical and Molecular Pharmacology Master's Don't Required
Biochemical and Molecular Pharmacology Doctorate Don't Required
Biomedical Gerontology Master's Don't Required
Biomedical Gerontology Doctorate Don't Required
CTBMF Master's Don't Required
CTBMF Doctorate Don't Required
Clinical Psychology Master's Don't Required
Clinical Psychology Doctorate Don't Required
Clinical Stomatology Master's Don't Required
Clinical Stomatology Doctorate Don't Required
Dental Materials Master's Don't Required
Dental Materials Doctorate Don't Required
Dental Prosthetics Master's Don't Required
Dental Prosthetics Doctorate Don't Required
Endodontics Master's Don't Required
Endodontics Doctorate Don't Required
Human Cognition Master's Don't Required
Human Cognition Doctorate Don't Required
Medical Practice Master's Don't Required
Medical Practice Doctorate Don't Required
Nephrology Master's Don't Required
Nephrology Doctorate Don't Required
Neurosciences Master's Don't Required
Neurosciences Doctorate Don't Required
Orthodontics and Facial Orthopedics Master's Don't Required
Orthodontics and Facial Orthopedics Doctorate Don't Required
Pediatrics Master's Don't Required
Pediatrics Doctorate Don't Required
Restorative Dentistry Master's Don't Required
Restorative Dentistry Doctorate Don't Required
Social Psychology Master's Don't Required
Social Psychology Doctorate Don't Required
Surgical Practice Master's Don't Required
Surgical Practice Doctorate Don't Required
Research line Description
Evaluation of mechanisms involved in inflammatory and nociceptive alterations This line of research is concerned with the evaluation of mechanisms involved in inflammatory and nociceptive alterations
Drug Development This line of research has been designed for the development of drugs against neglected tropical diseases (tuberculosis and malaria) and the development of drugs against chronic and degenerative diseases.
Preclinical neuropharmacology This line of research is concerned with Pre-Clinical Neuropharmacology.
Evaluation of pharmacological targets in cancer treatment This line of research is concerned with the evaluation of pharmacological targets in cancer treatment.
Analysis and evaluation of neurochemical and pharmacological mechanisms in neurological diseases Study of the neurochemical roots and pharmacological targets in neurological diseases.
Biological Aspects of Aging This line of research is intended for the study of basic biological characteristics that play a role in the process of aging at the molecular, cellular, biochemical, genetic and evolutionary levels, as well as their forms of interaction with environmental factors in animal models and human beings (in vitro and in vivo).
Clinical and Emotional Aspects of Aging This line is geared towards the clinical and epidemiological study of the elderly and aging. Some of the most commonly researched topics are: geriatric syndromes (cognitive impairment, postural instability, immobility, fecal incontinence, iatrogenesis, communication disorder), frailty syndrome, brain aging, mental health, osteomuscular aging, cardiometabolic risk factors and nutrition.
Social-cultural, Demographic and Bioethical Aspects of Aging This line is geared towards the study of social, cultural, economic, demographic and bioethical aspects involved in the process of aging.
Aging and Public Health This line of research is intended to study the conditions of life, health and health care received and provided to the elderly, including long-living patients. It is intended to assess primary and secondary health care services, to design of instruments for monitoring access, service routines and care provided to the elderly and long-living patients in the public health care network. Additionally, it will investigate the natural history of diseases and health conditions as well as health prevention and control, in view of the socio-demographic variables, health indicators, life styles, functional capacity, psycho-social competences and quality of life.
Diagnosis and applied therapies This line of research evaluates and compares complementary diagnostic methods applied to Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (OMS). It analyzes the results of drug therapy applied to OMS. It selects the medicinal and/or surgical therapies recommended for trauma or oral and maxillofacial pathologies.
Craniofacial growth, development and deformities This line of research focuses on studies that support the diagnosis and surgical treatment of craniofacial patients with congenital or acquired deformities.
Theories, Techniques and Interventions in Clinical Psychology The line of research Theories, Techniques and Intervention in Clinical Psychology relies on six research groups that investigate, throughout the life cycle, psychological assessment and treatment processes as well as the development and adaptation of instruments for psychological assessment. Quantitative, qualitative and mixed designs are applied and psychoanalytical or cognitive-behavioral theories are used as theoretical background.
Stomatology diagnostic methods It aims to study the diseases of the oral and maxillofacial region and their consequences through different diagnostic methods that are applicable to them, as well as the provision of deeper insights and acquisition of new methods for clinical, laboratory and imaging diagnosis.
Oral and maxillofacial diseases ¿ clinical, immunological and anatomo-pathological studies The goal is to study, through clinical and laboratory trials, the etiopathogenesis of diseases that affect the oral cavity, as well as their consequences.
Craniomandibular Disorders This line of research studies the alterations caused by occlusal disorders directly on the temporomandibular joints, and assesses, along with signs and symptoms, the most adequate means for their resolution.
Dentistry Techniques and Devices This line of research studies the different techniques and devices, fixed and removable, according to clinical situation
Etiopathogenesis and treatment of periodontal and periapical diseases To better understand the modulatory processes involved in the onset and progression of inflammatory alterations involved in pulpal, periapical and periodontal lesions, correlating them with systemic outcomes.
Applied and Basic Cognitive Processes Esta línea de investigación se dedica al estudio básico y aplicado de la cognición humana. La principal teoría de apoyo es la Psicología Cognitiva amparada por los presupuestos del método experimental.
Psychobiology, Neuropsychology and Behavior This line of research focuses on studying the relationship between the psychobiological and neurocognitive mechanisms related to behavior.
Respiratory Diseases / Exhaled nitric oxide and others markers of inflammation This line of research is intended to assess the role of expired nitric oxide as an inflammation marker.
Molecular Biology, immunology and stem cell This line of research is concerned with the study of molecular alterations in tumors, mainly those affecting the digestive and respiratory systems, through PCR techniques in real time, immunohistochemistry, flow cytometry and cell cultivation. It will also look at Cell Therapy and Tissue Engineering.
Cardiology/Risk Factors and genetics factors in cardiovascular diseases This line of research is concerned with assessing risk factors for cardiovascular surgeries using markers; traditional risk factors (dyslipidemias, arterial hypertension, diabetes, smoke addiction) and potential emerging ones (apolipoprotein B,small and dense LDL cholesterol) in coronary heart diseases.
Cardiology/Cellular therapy This line of research is intended to assess the efficiency and safety of autologous implants of bone marrow stem cells in patients suffering from dilated cardiomyopathy and in patients suffering from acute myocardial infarction.
Respiratory Diseases / Smoking and smoking-related diseases This line of research will address the determining factors of success/failure in smoking cessation; it will assess the role of genetics in the experimentation, maintenance and cessation of smoking; it will test the efficacy of different therapies.
Study abdomen adult and elderly healthy and sick with new technologies in Diagnostic Imaging First of all, this line of research is intended to introduce students to different abdominal organs in advanced imaging modalities, such as magnetic resonance and positron emission tomography. It is intended to study the normal anatomy of these organs and tissues and their anatomic variations, thus allowing for a comparison between healthy and unhealthy individuals. With this, we intent to provide deeper insights into the abdomen's normal anatomy and its anatomic variation through new imaging technologies. Additionally, this line of research will determine the diagnostic imaging accuracy of gastrointestinal tract and urinary system diseases. We are intent on reaching an earlier and more precise diagnosis of the diseases of adult and elderly patients, thus increasing their survival. It has been designed to produce researchers and professors who want to work within this line of research responsible for studying the most common diseases in our population.
Clinical Epidemiology This area of concentration is intended to develop research in clinical epidemiology focusing on its methodological and clinical aspects. This line of research intends to encourage the development of research projects that contribute to the progress in identification, intervention and promotion of determinants of the health-disease process in human population.
Functional and Molecular Image of the Body Functional imaging is the state-of-the-art in diagnostic imaging. Magnetic Resonance made a giant leap in that direction through the employment of ultra-rapid acquisition techniques, which have enabled the measurement of variations in oxygen consumption levels arising from the BOLD effect and an estimation of the cellularity of tissues through the diffusion technique. PET has enabled Nuclear Medicine to measure the level of consumption of glucose in the tissue, by making use of ionizing radiation. It is largely employed in the investigation of tumors and metastasis, which have naturally increased the consumption of glucose due to a larger metabolic level. More recently, the Dynamic PET has enabled the assessment of the consumption of glucose over time and the measurement of the most active regions more precisely.
Epidemiology and Environmental Health This course is intended to encourage the development of research into the area of epidemiology and environmental health with an eye to the methodological and clinical aspects. This line of research seeks to encourage the development of research projects that contribute to the advancement of the identification, intervention and promotion of the determinants of the health-disease process in human population.
Training and Development for Teachers in Health Sciences This line of research will enable the production of scientific and technological research and the provision of Master's and Doctoral degrees as well as the conduction of Postdoc research in the area of Health Care Education.
Extra-renal dialysis and transplatation This line of research is intended for the study of different modalities of renal replacement therapies, with emphasis on organ transplantation, especially when it comes to immunology of transplants.
Clinical nephrology and arterial hypertension This line of research will address topics related to several aspects of clinical nephrology, renal function, arterial hypertension, renal and metabolic diseases.
Cellular metabolism and membrane transport in renal and metabolic diseases (or disease states) This line of research is designed for the study of physiopathogenic mechanisms of several renal and metabolic diseases.
Mechanisms of memory consolidation This line of research will look at the role of the central histaminergic system in the basolateral amygdala and in the hippocampus in the consolidation of aversive and non-aversive memory. It will also look at the influence of the treatment relying on a histidine decarboxylase inhibitor.
Developmental neurology This line of research will deal with the ontogenesis and bioelectrogenesis of the Central Nervous System (clinical aspects and animal model), sleep studies and its disorders through the assessment of clinical and neurophysiological characteristics, thus laying the foundations for the understanding of sleep medicine in childhood, and the normal and abnormal development in early childhood.
Neurology/ stem cells This line of research is concerned with the assessment of the possibility of regeneration of central and peripheral neurological injuries resulting from neurodegenerative diseases, with somatic stem cells, as well as with the study of the structural and functional mechanisms of regeneration from injuries.
Cholinergic versus non-cholinergic components of memory The purpose of this line of research is to determine the components of memory deficits observable in transgenic rats incapable of expressing the fast transporter of hippocampal acetylcholine in different degrees. This can be applied to the treatment of the Alzheimer's disease with pro-collinergic drugs among others.
Behavioral neurology and neuropsychiatry This line of research will look at the neurobiology of psychiatric diseases and behavioral alterations in major neurological diseases.
Cognitive brain imaging This line of research will look at the development of new techniques for the analysis of neuroimaging and studies of neural bases of superior cognitive processes (for instance, language comprehension and acquisition, executive functions, spatial reasoning).
Synaptic tagging of extinction The generation of weak LTP in a dendrite of pyramidal cells of the hippocampus can increase its potential by the LTP produced in another distant dendrite. This is called synaptic tagging and is due to the tagging of the first synapsis (tag) by a local protein which attracts another generated by the second synapsis (capture).
Neurotoxic activity of ureases and derived peptides This line of research will address the neurotoxic and pro-inflammatory activities of ureases of different organisms. It will also address the methodologies of study of neurotoxicity relying on the use of insects-models. As well as this, it will look at ureases as virulence factors for pathogenic microorganisms, especially bacteria Helicobacter pylori and Proteus mirabilis and Cryptococcu yeasts.
Neuroinflammation/Multiple Sclerosis/ neuromyelitis optica The inflammation resulting from neurological diseases may be primarily involved with the physiopathology of immunomediated diseases of the nervous system, such as multiple sclerosis, neuromyelitis optica, ADEM - acute demyelinating encephalomyelitis, Guillain-Barré syndrome, autoimmune encephalitis and some neurological complications resulting directly or indirectly from viral or bacterial infections (e.g. meningoencephalitis). In other diseases, the inflammation plays a major role, but less clear than it is in strokes and in degenerative diseases of the central nervous system. The deregulation in the immune system, be it either temporary or permanent, may lead to injuries in the brain, bone marrow and peripheral nerves that cause permanent neuronal damage with the risk of aftereffects and permanent incapacity. By relying on advanced methods in molecular biology associated with clinical and imaging assessment (magnetic resonance, nuclear medicine), we have conducted research that is intended to understand the intrinsic and extrinsic mechanisms that lead to an increase of pro-inflammatory substances such as cytokines, chemokines, the production of autoantibodies, complement system activation, proliferation / maturation of autoreactive lymphocytes T and B, microglial activation and the alteration of the blood-brain barrier. Besides, we have conducted research for the identification of specific biomarkers for each disease which may assist in the establishment of better diagnosis/prognosis and in experimental animal models for the study of physiopathology and innovative therapeutic interventions.
Childhood epilepsy This line of research will address epilepsy in childhood.
Epilepsy This line of research will cover clinical and electroencephalographic, pharmacological, neuroimaging and surgical studies in the realm of epilepsy. The direct involvement of São Lucas Hospital with the diagnosis, clinical treatment and epilepsy surgery opens interesting perspectives of investigation, seeking diagnostic refinement, new treatment options and the correlations of epileptic syndromes with structural alterations of the brain.
Growth, Development, Diagnosis and Applied Therapies This line of research will focus on studies that support the diagnosis, planning and treatment of orthodontic and facial orthopedic cases.
Orthodontic Materials and Biocompatibility This line fosters comparative studies of biocompatible dental materials with emphasis on those that are interesting to the field of orthodontics, supported by resources available from the Schools of Biosciences, Chemistry, Pharmacy and the Toxicology Institute.
Asthma: epidemiology, genetics and the study of basic mechanisms Epidemiology of asthma in different populations.
Respiratory Failure Etiopathogenesis, epidemiology, diagnosis and management of high impact respiratory infections in the pediatric population.
Stem cells and neurodegenerative diseases To assess the possibility of recovery of central and peripheral neurological lesions resulting from neurodegenerative diseases with somatic stem cells, as well as to study the mechanisms of structural and functional recovery of lesions.
Diagnostic and Therapeutic Interventions in Newborn Infants It addresses interventions in neonatal respiratory diseases, infectious diseases and nutrition disorders.
Pediatric Clinical and Experimental Epilesy Study of epileptic syndromes that begin during childhood including etiology, pathophysiology, characterization of specific syndromes, complementary investigation, comorbidities, treatment (clinical and surgical) and evaluation / development of new antiepileptic drugs. The experimental approach uses an in vitro and in vivo model of electrophysiology and immunohistochemistry, as well as a model to verify the effects of early seizures in the developing CNS.
Clinical Epidemiology applied to child health issues Study the validity of signs, symptoms and screening and diagnostic tests; and epidemiological indicators of childhood diseases and disorders, such as incidence, prevalence and mortality, relating them to etiological and prognostic factors.
Prematurity: impact in lung development and immune response To address pulmonary growth and development, focusing on the direct and indirect effects of prematurity on the lung.
Epigenetic and Molecular Mechanisms of Developmental Stress To investigate epigenetic and molecular mechanisms related to neurocognitive and behavioral development after exposure to early stress.
Cystic Fibrosis: epidemiology, genetics and therapeutics Epidemiology, genetic diagnosis and therapy of childhood lung diseases.
Tumor Immunology To study tumor immunology
Functional evaluation and rehabilitation in chronic respiratory diseases Research in the area of ​​functional assessment and rehabilitation of patients with chronic diseases, such as cystic fibrosis and asthma. It focuses on aspects such as physical activity and physical inactivity, pulmonary function, musculoskeletal development, obesity and quality of life.
Behavioral and Developmental Neurology Study of ontogenesis and bioelectrogenesis of the Central Nervous System. It evaluates, through polysomnography, the physiological changes and gestational age dependent and the influence of neonatal neurological disorders in the process of organization of brain electrical activity. It evaluates the neurological follow-up of premature newborns, considering the effects of prematurity on neuropsychomotor development. It evaluates the follow-up of term neonates with congenital infectious pathologies and hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy. Includes study of sleep and its disorders through the evaluation of clinical and neurophysiological characteristics forming the basis for understanding sleep medicine in childhood.
Immune responses to respiratory viral infections To analyze immune response to viral respiratory infections.
Stress and development It studies the mechanisms and development of possible therapies to prevent and / or treat the effects of early life interventions and their repercussions on the organism's development. It uses experimental research resources to study stress, inflammation, respiratory diseases, systems development, physical activity and their relationships with the life-long effects of perinatal changes.
Evaluation of the impact of interventions in early stages of development on neurochemical mechanisms and reflexes on behavior in juvenile and adult phase using animal models.
Research on the role of inflammation and the immune system in neurological diseases. Investigation of genetic and environmental factors. Development of experimental models, research on biomarkers, neurodegenerative processes, cognitive assessment and neuroimaging (magnetic resonance imaging and nuclear medicine) in diseases such as multiple sclerosis, optic neuromyelitis, anti-MOG-associated disease, acute disseminated encephalomyelitis (ADEM) and autoimmune encephalitis.
The line is designed to study all aspects related to therapy, prognosis and humanization in Pediatric Intensive Care and Emergency Units. It also includes study of aspects that refer to the professionals and management processes involved within these units.
Adhesive systems Mechanical tests of the bond strength of adhesive systems applied on dental surfaces and dental materials such as composite resin, ceramics and fiberglass. In situ and in vivo studies for testing the adhesive systems.
Restorative technologies and techniques The objective is to develop studies in laser, finite elements, mechanical tests of restorative materials applied in cavity preparation and the investigation of the potential of new technologies that can be incorporated to these techniques.
Social Psychology and Health: Individuals, Groups and Institutions The research groups in this line of research aim to study and conduct research on the psychosocial dimensions of health, the group processes and organizations and the institutional relationship between subjects, groups and institutions aiming to shed light on the processes of health/sickness in different social contexts. The theoretical-methodological approaches are primarily based on Cognitive Social Psychology, Complex Social and Systemic Epidemiology.
Psychosocial Processes: Identities, Practices and Contexts The research groups in this line aim to produce investigation focused on studying the psychosocial processes, from a sociohistorical perspective. Issues related to contemporary identity markers that connect to time, space and imaginary are addressed. The focus of interest lies in the different possibilities of expression/meaning of culture in day-to-day life, associated with the creation of perspectives for comprehension and analysis.
Cell Terapy (Clinicals and experimental models, Regeneration and Tissue engineering, stem cells) This line of research will look at clinical and experimental models focused on the development of stem cells therapies, nervous regeneration and the use of stem cells in surgeries.
Obesity and Metabolic Syndrome This line is concerned with research in the area of obesity and metabolic syndrome with consequences in co-morbidities involved or related to the aforementioned pathologies.
Peripheral nerve (Clinical and experimental models, nerve regeneration, growth factors, stem cellls) Tissue Engineering (TE) is concerned with the study of new forms of tissue production to be used in reconstructive surgeries. It covers all methods and efforts made in order to create or induce the formation of tissues in a specific location.
Epidemiological, Clinicopathological, Radiological and Molecular aspects of malignant neoplasms. This area of concentration is intended to describe patients who suffer from malignant neoplasms in their different clinical stages, as well as to assess their clinical outcome by looking at the clinical, histopathological, radiological and molecular variables. Studies in this area may be accountable for addressing some issues that are still controversial among the scientific community.
Videolaparoscopic Surgery This area of concentration is intended to assess the advantages of the procedures conducted using less invasive techniques.
Neuropsychology
COD Workload Description
21350-02 30 This course discusses the theoretical, methodological and practical assumptions underlying clinical, developmental, cognitive and academic neuropsychology. It also looks at processing of cognitive functions: neuropsychological assessment and intervention (prevention and treatment).
No offer for current semester
Concentration area Type Obligatoriness
Clinical Psychology Master's Don't Required
Clinical Psychology Doctorate Don't Required
Human Cognition Master's Don't Required
Human Cognition Doctorate Don't Required
Social Psychology Master's Don't Required
Social Psychology Doctorate Don't Required
Research line Description
Theories, Techniques and Interventions in Clinical Psychology The line of research Theories, Techniques and Intervention in Clinical Psychology relies on six research groups that investigate, throughout the life cycle, psychological assessment and treatment processes as well as the development and adaptation of instruments for psychological assessment. Quantitative, qualitative and mixed designs are applied and psychoanalytical or cognitive-behavioral theories are used as theoretical background.
Applied and Basic Cognitive Processes Esta línea de investigación se dedica al estudio básico y aplicado de la cognición humana. La principal teoría de apoyo es la Psicología Cognitiva amparada por los presupuestos del método experimental.
Psychobiology, Neuropsychology and Behavior This line of research focuses on studying the relationship between the psychobiological and neurocognitive mechanisms related to behavior.
Social Psychology and Health: Individuals, Groups and Institutions The research groups in this line of research aim to study and conduct research on the psychosocial dimensions of health, the group processes and organizations and the institutional relationship between subjects, groups and institutions aiming to shed light on the processes of health/sickness in different social contexts. The theoretical-methodological approaches are primarily based on Cognitive Social Psychology, Complex Social and Systemic Epidemiology.
Psychosocial Processes: Identities, Practices and Contexts The research groups in this line aim to produce investigation focused on studying the psychosocial processes, from a sociohistorical perspective. Issues related to contemporary identity markers that connect to time, space and imaginary are addressed. The focus of interest lies in the different possibilities of expression/meaning of culture in day-to-day life, associated with the creation of perspectives for comprehension and analysis.
Pharmacology of Inflammation
COD Workload Description
23394-02 30 This course is intended to address several aspects related to the pharmacology of inflammation, namely: biochemical and molecular aspects of inflammatory events, with emphasis on pharmacological modulation. The main vascular and cellular alterations in response to different stimuli will be addressed. To follow are some topics of interest: (1) study of inflammatory response mediators, including those derived from mastocytes (histamine and serotonin), lipid mediators (prostanoids and leukotrienes), peptidic mediators (bradikinin and neurokinin), cytocines and growth factors, chemotactic factors, complement system mediators, nitric oxide, among others; (2) components of the resolution phase of inflammation, involving endogenous mediators related to the re-establishment of homeostasis and tissue repair; (3) main groups of cells involved in several phases of inflammation and their connection to immune response; (4) main receptors and signaling routes, as well as the components of intracellular transduction systems; (5) inflammation associated with infection and systemic inflammatory response; (6) correlation between inflammation and cancer; (7) regulatory aspects of the transcription of molecules implied in inflammatory response; (8) study of mechanisms of action of main drugs used in the treatment of inflammation; (9) chronic inflammatory diseases.
No offer for current semester
Concentration area Type Obligatoriness
Biochemical and Molecular Pharmacology Master's Don't Required
Biochemical and Molecular Pharmacology Doctorate Don't Required
Biomedical Gerontology Master's Don't Required
Biomedical Gerontology Doctorate Don't Required
CTBMF Master's Don't Required
CTBMF Doctorate Don't Required
Clinical Psychology Master's Don't Required
Clinical Psychology Doctorate Don't Required
Clinical Stomatology Master's Don't Required
Clinical Stomatology Doctorate Don't Required
Dental Materials Master's Don't Required
Dental Materials Doctorate Don't Required
Dental Prosthetics Master's Don't Required
Dental Prosthetics Doctorate Don't Required
Endodontics Master's Don't Required
Endodontics Doctorate Don't Required
Human Cognition Master's Don't Required
Human Cognition Doctorate Don't Required
Medical Practice Master's Don't Required
Medical Practice Doctorate Don't Required
Nephrology Master's Don't Required
Nephrology Doctorate Don't Required
Neurosciences Master's Don't Required
Neurosciences Doctorate Don't Required
Orthodontics and Facial Orthopedics Master's Don't Required
Orthodontics and Facial Orthopedics Doctorate Don't Required
Pediatrics Master's Don't Required
Pediatrics Doctorate Don't Required
Restorative Dentistry Master's Don't Required
Restorative Dentistry Doctorate Don't Required
Social Psychology Master's Don't Required
Social Psychology Doctorate Don't Required
Surgical Practice Master's Don't Required
Surgical Practice Doctorate Don't Required
Research line Description
Evaluation of mechanisms involved in inflammatory and nociceptive alterations This line of research is concerned with the evaluation of mechanisms involved in inflammatory and nociceptive alterations
Drug Development This line of research has been designed for the development of drugs against neglected tropical diseases (tuberculosis and malaria) and the development of drugs against chronic and degenerative diseases.
Preclinical neuropharmacology This line of research is concerned with Pre-Clinical Neuropharmacology.
Evaluation of pharmacological targets in cancer treatment This line of research is concerned with the evaluation of pharmacological targets in cancer treatment.
Analysis and evaluation of neurochemical and pharmacological mechanisms in neurological diseases Study of the neurochemical roots and pharmacological targets in neurological diseases.
Biological Aspects of Aging This line of research is intended for the study of basic biological characteristics that play a role in the process of aging at the molecular, cellular, biochemical, genetic and evolutionary levels, as well as their forms of interaction with environmental factors in animal models and human beings (in vitro and in vivo).
Clinical and Emotional Aspects of Aging This line is geared towards the clinical and epidemiological study of the elderly and aging. Some of the most commonly researched topics are: geriatric syndromes (cognitive impairment, postural instability, immobility, fecal incontinence, iatrogenesis, communication disorder), frailty syndrome, brain aging, mental health, osteomuscular aging, cardiometabolic risk factors and nutrition.
Social-cultural, Demographic and Bioethical Aspects of Aging This line is geared towards the study of social, cultural, economic, demographic and bioethical aspects involved in the process of aging.
Aging and Public Health This line of research is intended to study the conditions of life, health and health care received and provided to the elderly, including long-living patients. It is intended to assess primary and secondary health care services, to design of instruments for monitoring access, service routines and care provided to the elderly and long-living patients in the public health care network. Additionally, it will investigate the natural history of diseases and health conditions as well as health prevention and control, in view of the socio-demographic variables, health indicators, life styles, functional capacity, psycho-social competences and quality of life.
Diagnosis and applied therapies This line of research evaluates and compares complementary diagnostic methods applied to Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (OMS). It analyzes the results of drug therapy applied to OMS. It selects the medicinal and/or surgical therapies recommended for trauma or oral and maxillofacial pathologies.
Craniofacial growth, development and deformities This line of research focuses on studies that support the diagnosis and surgical treatment of craniofacial patients with congenital or acquired deformities.
Theories, Techniques and Interventions in Clinical Psychology The line of research Theories, Techniques and Intervention in Clinical Psychology relies on six research groups that investigate, throughout the life cycle, psychological assessment and treatment processes as well as the development and adaptation of instruments for psychological assessment. Quantitative, qualitative and mixed designs are applied and psychoanalytical or cognitive-behavioral theories are used as theoretical background.
Stomatology diagnostic methods It aims to study the diseases of the oral and maxillofacial region and their consequences through different diagnostic methods that are applicable to them, as well as the provision of deeper insights and acquisition of new methods for clinical, laboratory and imaging diagnosis.
Oral and maxillofacial diseases ¿ clinical, immunological and anatomo-pathological studies The goal is to study, through clinical and laboratory trials, the etiopathogenesis of diseases that affect the oral cavity, as well as their consequences.
Craniomandibular Disorders This line of research studies the alterations caused by occlusal disorders directly on the temporomandibular joints, and assesses, along with signs and symptoms, the most adequate means for their resolution.
Dentistry Techniques and Devices This line of research studies the different techniques and devices, fixed and removable, according to clinical situation
Etiopathogenesis and treatment of periodontal and periapical diseases To better understand the modulatory processes involved in the onset and progression of inflammatory alterations involved in pulpal, periapical and periodontal lesions, correlating them with systemic outcomes.
Applied and Basic Cognitive Processes Esta línea de investigación se dedica al estudio básico y aplicado de la cognición humana. La principal teoría de apoyo es la Psicología Cognitiva amparada por los presupuestos del método experimental.
Psychobiology, Neuropsychology and Behavior This line of research focuses on studying the relationship between the psychobiological and neurocognitive mechanisms related to behavior.
Respiratory Diseases / Exhaled nitric oxide and others markers of inflammation This line of research is intended to assess the role of expired nitric oxide as an inflammation marker.
Molecular Biology, immunology and stem cell This line of research is concerned with the study of molecular alterations in tumors, mainly those affecting the digestive and respiratory systems, through PCR techniques in real time, immunohistochemistry, flow cytometry and cell cultivation. It will also look at Cell Therapy and Tissue Engineering.
Cardiology/Risk Factors and genetics factors in cardiovascular diseases This line of research is concerned with assessing risk factors for cardiovascular surgeries using markers; traditional risk factors (dyslipidemias, arterial hypertension, diabetes, smoke addiction) and potential emerging ones (apolipoprotein B,small and dense LDL cholesterol) in coronary heart diseases.
Cardiology/Cellular therapy This line of research is intended to assess the efficiency and safety of autologous implants of bone marrow stem cells in patients suffering from dilated cardiomyopathy and in patients suffering from acute myocardial infarction.
Respiratory Diseases / Smoking and smoking-related diseases This line of research will address the determining factors of success/failure in smoking cessation; it will assess the role of genetics in the experimentation, maintenance and cessation of smoking; it will test the efficacy of different therapies.
Study abdomen adult and elderly healthy and sick with new technologies in Diagnostic Imaging First of all, this line of research is intended to introduce students to different abdominal organs in advanced imaging modalities, such as magnetic resonance and positron emission tomography. It is intended to study the normal anatomy of these organs and tissues and their anatomic variations, thus allowing for a comparison between healthy and unhealthy individuals. With this, we intent to provide deeper insights into the abdomen's normal anatomy and its anatomic variation through new imaging technologies. Additionally, this line of research will determine the diagnostic imaging accuracy of gastrointestinal tract and urinary system diseases. We are intent on reaching an earlier and more precise diagnosis of the diseases of adult and elderly patients, thus increasing their survival. It has been designed to produce researchers and professors who want to work within this line of research responsible for studying the most common diseases in our population.
Clinical Epidemiology This area of concentration is intended to develop research in clinical epidemiology focusing on its methodological and clinical aspects. This line of research intends to encourage the development of research projects that contribute to the progress in identification, intervention and promotion of determinants of the health-disease process in human population.
Functional and Molecular Image of the Body Functional imaging is the state-of-the-art in diagnostic imaging. Magnetic Resonance made a giant leap in that direction through the employment of ultra-rapid acquisition techniques, which have enabled the measurement of variations in oxygen consumption levels arising from the BOLD effect and an estimation of the cellularity of tissues through the diffusion technique. PET has enabled Nuclear Medicine to measure the level of consumption of glucose in the tissue, by making use of ionizing radiation. It is largely employed in the investigation of tumors and metastasis, which have naturally increased the consumption of glucose due to a larger metabolic level. More recently, the Dynamic PET has enabled the assessment of the consumption of glucose over time and the measurement of the most active regions more precisely.
Epidemiology and Environmental Health This course is intended to encourage the development of research into the area of epidemiology and environmental health with an eye to the methodological and clinical aspects. This line of research seeks to encourage the development of research projects that contribute to the advancement of the identification, intervention and promotion of the determinants of the health-disease process in human population.
Training and Development for Teachers in Health Sciences This line of research will enable the production of scientific and technological research and the provision of Master's and Doctoral degrees as well as the conduction of Postdoc research in the area of Health Care Education.
Extra-renal dialysis and transplatation This line of research is intended for the study of different modalities of renal replacement therapies, with emphasis on organ transplantation, especially when it comes to immunology of transplants.
Clinical nephrology and arterial hypertension This line of research will address topics related to several aspects of clinical nephrology, renal function, arterial hypertension, renal and metabolic diseases.
Cellular metabolism and membrane transport in renal and metabolic diseases (or disease states) This line of research is designed for the study of physiopathogenic mechanisms of several renal and metabolic diseases.
Mechanisms of memory consolidation This line of research will look at the role of the central histaminergic system in the basolateral amygdala and in the hippocampus in the consolidation of aversive and non-aversive memory. It will also look at the influence of the treatment relying on a histidine decarboxylase inhibitor.
Developmental neurology This line of research will deal with the ontogenesis and bioelectrogenesis of the Central Nervous System (clinical aspects and animal model), sleep studies and its disorders through the assessment of clinical and neurophysiological characteristics, thus laying the foundations for the understanding of sleep medicine in childhood, and the normal and abnormal development in early childhood.
Neurology/ stem cells This line of research is concerned with the assessment of the possibility of regeneration of central and peripheral neurological injuries resulting from neurodegenerative diseases, with somatic stem cells, as well as with the study of the structural and functional mechanisms of regeneration from injuries.
Cholinergic versus non-cholinergic components of memory The purpose of this line of research is to determine the components of memory deficits observable in transgenic rats incapable of expressing the fast transporter of hippocampal acetylcholine in different degrees. This can be applied to the treatment of the Alzheimer's disease with pro-collinergic drugs among others.
Behavioral neurology and neuropsychiatry This line of research will look at the neurobiology of psychiatric diseases and behavioral alterations in major neurological diseases.
Cognitive brain imaging This line of research will look at the development of new techniques for the analysis of neuroimaging and studies of neural bases of superior cognitive processes (for instance, language comprehension and acquisition, executive functions, spatial reasoning).
Synaptic tagging of extinction The generation of weak LTP in a dendrite of pyramidal cells of the hippocampus can increase its potential by the LTP produced in another distant dendrite. This is called synaptic tagging and is due to the tagging of the first synapsis (tag) by a local protein which attracts another generated by the second synapsis (capture).
Neurotoxic activity of ureases and derived peptides This line of research will address the neurotoxic and pro-inflammatory activities of ureases of different organisms. It will also address the methodologies of study of neurotoxicity relying on the use of insects-models. As well as this, it will look at ureases as virulence factors for pathogenic microorganisms, especially bacteria Helicobacter pylori and Proteus mirabilis and Cryptococcu yeasts.
Neuroinflammation/Multiple Sclerosis/ neuromyelitis optica The inflammation resulting from neurological diseases may be primarily involved with the physiopathology of immunomediated diseases of the nervous system, such as multiple sclerosis, neuromyelitis optica, ADEM - acute demyelinating encephalomyelitis, Guillain-Barré syndrome, autoimmune encephalitis and some neurological complications resulting directly or indirectly from viral or bacterial infections (e.g. meningoencephalitis). In other diseases, the inflammation plays a major role, but less clear than it is in strokes and in degenerative diseases of the central nervous system. The deregulation in the immune system, be it either temporary or permanent, may lead to injuries in the brain, bone marrow and peripheral nerves that cause permanent neuronal damage with the risk of aftereffects and permanent incapacity. By relying on advanced methods in molecular biology associated with clinical and imaging assessment (magnetic resonance, nuclear medicine), we have conducted research that is intended to understand the intrinsic and extrinsic mechanisms that lead to an increase of pro-inflammatory substances such as cytokines, chemokines, the production of autoantibodies, complement system activation, proliferation / maturation of autoreactive lymphocytes T and B, microglial activation and the alteration of the blood-brain barrier. Besides, we have conducted research for the identification of specific biomarkers for each disease which may assist in the establishment of better diagnosis/prognosis and in experimental animal models for the study of physiopathology and innovative therapeutic interventions.
Childhood epilepsy This line of research will address epilepsy in childhood.
Epilepsy This line of research will cover clinical and electroencephalographic, pharmacological, neuroimaging and surgical studies in the realm of epilepsy. The direct involvement of São Lucas Hospital with the diagnosis, clinical treatment and epilepsy surgery opens interesting perspectives of investigation, seeking diagnostic refinement, new treatment options and the correlations of epileptic syndromes with structural alterations of the brain.
Growth, Development, Diagnosis and Applied Therapies This line of research will focus on studies that support the diagnosis, planning and treatment of orthodontic and facial orthopedic cases.
Orthodontic Materials and Biocompatibility This line fosters comparative studies of biocompatible dental materials with emphasis on those that are interesting to the field of orthodontics, supported by resources available from the Schools of Biosciences, Chemistry, Pharmacy and the Toxicology Institute.
Asthma: epidemiology, genetics and the study of basic mechanisms Epidemiology of asthma in different populations.
Respiratory Failure Etiopathogenesis, epidemiology, diagnosis and management of high impact respiratory infections in the pediatric population.
Stem cells and neurodegenerative diseases To assess the possibility of recovery of central and peripheral neurological lesions resulting from neurodegenerative diseases with somatic stem cells, as well as to study the mechanisms of structural and functional recovery of lesions.
Diagnostic and Therapeutic Interventions in Newborn Infants It addresses interventions in neonatal respiratory diseases, infectious diseases and nutrition disorders.
Pediatric Clinical and Experimental Epilesy Study of epileptic syndromes that begin during childhood including etiology, pathophysiology, characterization of specific syndromes, complementary investigation, comorbidities, treatment (clinical and surgical) and evaluation / development of new antiepileptic drugs. The experimental approach uses an in vitro and in vivo model of electrophysiology and immunohistochemistry, as well as a model to verify the effects of early seizures in the developing CNS.
Clinical Epidemiology applied to child health issues Study the validity of signs, symptoms and screening and diagnostic tests; and epidemiological indicators of childhood diseases and disorders, such as incidence, prevalence and mortality, relating them to etiological and prognostic factors.
Prematurity: impact in lung development and immune response To address pulmonary growth and development, focusing on the direct and indirect effects of prematurity on the lung.
Epigenetic and Molecular Mechanisms of Developmental Stress To investigate epigenetic and molecular mechanisms related to neurocognitive and behavioral development after exposure to early stress.
Cystic Fibrosis: epidemiology, genetics and therapeutics Epidemiology, genetic diagnosis and therapy of childhood lung diseases.
Tumor Immunology To study tumor immunology
Functional evaluation and rehabilitation in chronic respiratory diseases Research in the area of ​​functional assessment and rehabilitation of patients with chronic diseases, such as cystic fibrosis and asthma. It focuses on aspects such as physical activity and physical inactivity, pulmonary function, musculoskeletal development, obesity and quality of life.
Behavioral and Developmental Neurology Study of ontogenesis and bioelectrogenesis of the Central Nervous System. It evaluates, through polysomnography, the physiological changes and gestational age dependent and the influence of neonatal neurological disorders in the process of organization of brain electrical activity. It evaluates the neurological follow-up of premature newborns, considering the effects of prematurity on neuropsychomotor development. It evaluates the follow-up of term neonates with congenital infectious pathologies and hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy. Includes study of sleep and its disorders through the evaluation of clinical and neurophysiological characteristics forming the basis for understanding sleep medicine in childhood.
Immune responses to respiratory viral infections To analyze immune response to viral respiratory infections.
Stress and development It studies the mechanisms and development of possible therapies to prevent and / or treat the effects of early life interventions and their repercussions on the organism's development. It uses experimental research resources to study stress, inflammation, respiratory diseases, systems development, physical activity and their relationships with the life-long effects of perinatal changes.
Evaluation of the impact of interventions in early stages of development on neurochemical mechanisms and reflexes on behavior in juvenile and adult phase using animal models.
Research on the role of inflammation and the immune system in neurological diseases. Investigation of genetic and environmental factors. Development of experimental models, research on biomarkers, neurodegenerative processes, cognitive assessment and neuroimaging (magnetic resonance imaging and nuclear medicine) in diseases such as multiple sclerosis, optic neuromyelitis, anti-MOG-associated disease, acute disseminated encephalomyelitis (ADEM) and autoimmune encephalitis.
The line is designed to study all aspects related to therapy, prognosis and humanization in Pediatric Intensive Care and Emergency Units. It also includes study of aspects that refer to the professionals and management processes involved within these units.
Adhesive systems Mechanical tests of the bond strength of adhesive systems applied on dental surfaces and dental materials such as composite resin, ceramics and fiberglass. In situ and in vivo studies for testing the adhesive systems.
Restorative technologies and techniques The objective is to develop studies in laser, finite elements, mechanical tests of restorative materials applied in cavity preparation and the investigation of the potential of new technologies that can be incorporated to these techniques.
Social Psychology and Health: Individuals, Groups and Institutions The research groups in this line of research aim to study and conduct research on the psychosocial dimensions of health, the group processes and organizations and the institutional relationship between subjects, groups and institutions aiming to shed light on the processes of health/sickness in different social contexts. The theoretical-methodological approaches are primarily based on Cognitive Social Psychology, Complex Social and Systemic Epidemiology.
Psychosocial Processes: Identities, Practices and Contexts The research groups in this line aim to produce investigation focused on studying the psychosocial processes, from a sociohistorical perspective. Issues related to contemporary identity markers that connect to time, space and imaginary are addressed. The focus of interest lies in the different possibilities of expression/meaning of culture in day-to-day life, associated with the creation of perspectives for comprehension and analysis.
Cell Terapy (Clinicals and experimental models, Regeneration and Tissue engineering, stem cells) This line of research will look at clinical and experimental models focused on the development of stem cells therapies, nervous regeneration and the use of stem cells in surgeries.
Obesity and Metabolic Syndrome This line is concerned with research in the area of obesity and metabolic syndrome with consequences in co-morbidities involved or related to the aforementioned pathologies.
Peripheral nerve (Clinical and experimental models, nerve regeneration, growth factors, stem cellls) Tissue Engineering (TE) is concerned with the study of new forms of tissue production to be used in reconstructive surgeries. It covers all methods and efforts made in order to create or induce the formation of tissues in a specific location.
Epidemiological, Clinicopathological, Radiological and Molecular aspects of malignant neoplasms. This area of concentration is intended to describe patients who suffer from malignant neoplasms in their different clinical stages, as well as to assess their clinical outcome by looking at the clinical, histopathological, radiological and molecular variables. Studies in this area may be accountable for addressing some issues that are still controversial among the scientific community.
Videolaparoscopic Surgery This area of concentration is intended to assess the advantages of the procedures conducted using less invasive techniques.
Practice and Innovation in Research I
COD Workload Description
3130A-01 15 This course focuses on principles and practices of student advising and management of research groups. The course addresses the development of skills and competences that will enable students to prepare for a career in academic research.
No offer for current semester
Concentration area Type Obligatoriness
Clinical Psychology Doctorate Required
Human Cognition Doctorate Required
Social Psychology Doctorate Required
Research line Description
Theories, Techniques and Interventions in Clinical Psychology The line of research Theories, Techniques and Intervention in Clinical Psychology relies on six research groups that investigate, throughout the life cycle, psychological assessment and treatment processes as well as the development and adaptation of instruments for psychological assessment. Quantitative, qualitative and mixed designs are applied and psychoanalytical or cognitive-behavioral theories are used as theoretical background.
Applied and Basic Cognitive Processes Esta línea de investigación se dedica al estudio básico y aplicado de la cognición humana. La principal teoría de apoyo es la Psicología Cognitiva amparada por los presupuestos del método experimental.
Psychobiology, Neuropsychology and Behavior This line of research focuses on studying the relationship between the psychobiological and neurocognitive mechanisms related to behavior.
Social Psychology and Health: Individuals, Groups and Institutions The research groups in this line of research aim to study and conduct research on the psychosocial dimensions of health, the group processes and organizations and the institutional relationship between subjects, groups and institutions aiming to shed light on the processes of health/sickness in different social contexts. The theoretical-methodological approaches are primarily based on Cognitive Social Psychology, Complex Social and Systemic Epidemiology.
Psychosocial Processes: Identities, Practices and Contexts The research groups in this line aim to produce investigation focused on studying the psychosocial processes, from a sociohistorical perspective. Issues related to contemporary identity markers that connect to time, space and imaginary are addressed. The focus of interest lies in the different possibilities of expression/meaning of culture in day-to-day life, associated with the creation of perspectives for comprehension and analysis.
Practice and Innovation in Research II
COD Workload Description
313B1-01 15 This course focuses on aspects applied in the search and capture of resources in public notices. The addresses the development of skills and competences that will enable students to prepare for a career in academic research.
No offer for current semester
Concentration area Type Obligatoriness
Clinical Psychology Doctorate Required
Human Cognition Doctorate Required
Social Psychology Doctorate Required
Research line Description
Theories, Techniques and Interventions in Clinical Psychology The line of research Theories, Techniques and Intervention in Clinical Psychology relies on six research groups that investigate, throughout the life cycle, psychological assessment and treatment processes as well as the development and adaptation of instruments for psychological assessment. Quantitative, qualitative and mixed designs are applied and psychoanalytical or cognitive-behavioral theories are used as theoretical background.
Applied and Basic Cognitive Processes Esta línea de investigación se dedica al estudio básico y aplicado de la cognición humana. La principal teoría de apoyo es la Psicología Cognitiva amparada por los presupuestos del método experimental.
Psychobiology, Neuropsychology and Behavior This line of research focuses on studying the relationship between the psychobiological and neurocognitive mechanisms related to behavior.
Social Psychology and Health: Individuals, Groups and Institutions The research groups in this line of research aim to study and conduct research on the psychosocial dimensions of health, the group processes and organizations and the institutional relationship between subjects, groups and institutions aiming to shed light on the processes of health/sickness in different social contexts. The theoretical-methodological approaches are primarily based on Cognitive Social Psychology, Complex Social and Systemic Epidemiology.
Psychosocial Processes: Identities, Practices and Contexts The research groups in this line aim to produce investigation focused on studying the psychosocial processes, from a sociohistorical perspective. Issues related to contemporary identity markers that connect to time, space and imaginary are addressed. The focus of interest lies in the different possibilities of expression/meaning of culture in day-to-day life, associated with the creation of perspectives for comprehension and analysis.
Practice and Innovation in Research III
COD Workload Description
313B2-01 15 This course focuses on strategies for the development of research projects in a context of internationalization, interdisciplinarity and innovation. The course addresses the development of skills and competences that will enable students to prepare for a career in academic research.
Professors Home time Lattes
IRANI IRACEMA DE LIMA ARGIMON 31 years and 3 months Link
Concentration area Type Obligatoriness
Clinical Psychology Doctorate Required
Human Cognition Doctorate Required
Social Psychology Doctorate Required
Research line Description
Theories, Techniques and Interventions in Clinical Psychology The line of research Theories, Techniques and Intervention in Clinical Psychology relies on six research groups that investigate, throughout the life cycle, psychological assessment and treatment processes as well as the development and adaptation of instruments for psychological assessment. Quantitative, qualitative and mixed designs are applied and psychoanalytical or cognitive-behavioral theories are used as theoretical background.
Applied and Basic Cognitive Processes Esta línea de investigación se dedica al estudio básico y aplicado de la cognición humana. La principal teoría de apoyo es la Psicología Cognitiva amparada por los presupuestos del método experimental.
Psychobiology, Neuropsychology and Behavior This line of research focuses on studying the relationship between the psychobiological and neurocognitive mechanisms related to behavior.
Social Psychology and Health: Individuals, Groups and Institutions The research groups in this line of research aim to study and conduct research on the psychosocial dimensions of health, the group processes and organizations and the institutional relationship between subjects, groups and institutions aiming to shed light on the processes of health/sickness in different social contexts. The theoretical-methodological approaches are primarily based on Cognitive Social Psychology, Complex Social and Systemic Epidemiology.
Psychosocial Processes: Identities, Practices and Contexts The research groups in this line aim to produce investigation focused on studying the psychosocial processes, from a sociohistorical perspective. Issues related to contemporary identity markers that connect to time, space and imaginary are addressed. The focus of interest lies in the different possibilities of expression/meaning of culture in day-to-day life, associated with the creation of perspectives for comprehension and analysis.
Practice and Innovation in Research IV
COD Workload Description
313B3-01 15 This course focuses on strategies aimed at: (a) publishing and disseminating scientific knowledge, (b) transferring knowledge to society and (c) consolidating research networks. The course addresses the development of skills and competences that will enable students to prepare for a career in academic research.
Professors Home time Lattes
IRANI IRACEMA DE LIMA ARGIMON 31 years and 3 months Link
Concentration area Type Obligatoriness
Clinical Psychology Doctorate Required
Human Cognition Doctorate Required
Social Psychology Doctorate Required
Research line Description
Theories, Techniques and Interventions in Clinical Psychology The line of research Theories, Techniques and Intervention in Clinical Psychology relies on six research groups that investigate, throughout the life cycle, psychological assessment and treatment processes as well as the development and adaptation of instruments for psychological assessment. Quantitative, qualitative and mixed designs are applied and psychoanalytical or cognitive-behavioral theories are used as theoretical background.
Applied and Basic Cognitive Processes Esta línea de investigación se dedica al estudio básico y aplicado de la cognición humana. La principal teoría de apoyo es la Psicología Cognitiva amparada por los presupuestos del método experimental.
Psychobiology, Neuropsychology and Behavior This line of research focuses on studying the relationship between the psychobiological and neurocognitive mechanisms related to behavior.
Social Psychology and Health: Individuals, Groups and Institutions The research groups in this line of research aim to study and conduct research on the psychosocial dimensions of health, the group processes and organizations and the institutional relationship between subjects, groups and institutions aiming to shed light on the processes of health/sickness in different social contexts. The theoretical-methodological approaches are primarily based on Cognitive Social Psychology, Complex Social and Systemic Epidemiology.
Psychosocial Processes: Identities, Practices and Contexts The research groups in this line aim to produce investigation focused on studying the psychosocial processes, from a sociohistorical perspective. Issues related to contemporary identity markers that connect to time, space and imaginary are addressed. The focus of interest lies in the different possibilities of expression/meaning of culture in day-to-day life, associated with the creation of perspectives for comprehension and analysis.
Practice in Medical Research Software
COD Workload Description
63348-04 60 Knowing how to use computer tools is fundamental for conducting research in health. This course is intended to explore, in a practical way, important software for medical research. The focus will be on online resources, spreadsheets, graphic programs, statistical programs, word processors, and bibliographic reference management.
Professors Home time Lattes
MARCUS HERBERT JONES 20 years and 1 month Link
Concentration area Type Obligatoriness
Biochemical and Molecular Pharmacology Master's Don't Required
Biochemical and Molecular Pharmacology Doctorate Don't Required
Biomedical Gerontology Master's Don't Required
Biomedical Gerontology Doctorate Don't Required
CTBMF Master's Don't Required
CTBMF Doctorate Don't Required
Cellular and Molecular Biology Master's Don't Required
Cellular and Molecular Biology Doctorate Don't Required
Clinical Psychology Master's Don't Required
Clinical Psychology Doctorate Don't Required
Clinical Stomatology Master's Don't Required
Clinical Stomatology Doctorate Don't Required
Dental Materials Master's Don't Required
Dental Materials Doctorate Don't Required
Dental Prosthetics Master's Don't Required
Dental Prosthetics Doctorate Don't Required
Endodontics Master's Don't Required
Endodontics Doctorate Don't Required
Human Cognition Master's Don't Required
Human Cognition Doctorate Don't Required
Medical Practice Master's Don't Required
Medical Practice Doctorate Don't Required
Nephrology Master's Don't Required
Nephrology Doctorate Don't Required
Neurosciences Master's Don't Required
Neurosciences Doctorate Don't Required
Orthodontics and Facial Orthopedics Master's Don't Required
Orthodontics and Facial Orthopedics Doctorate Don't Required
Pediatrics Master's Don't Required
Pediatrics Inter-institutional doctorate degree Don't Required
Pediatrics Doctorate Don't Required
Restorative Dentistry Master's Don't Required
Restorative Dentistry Doctorate Don't Required
Social Psychology Master's Don't Required
Social Psychology Doctorate Don't Required
Surgical Practice Master's Don't Required
Surgical Practice Doctorate Don't Required
Research line Description
Evaluation of mechanisms involved in inflammatory and nociceptive alterations This line of research is concerned with the evaluation of mechanisms involved in inflammatory and nociceptive alterations
Drug Development This line of research has been designed for the development of drugs against neglected tropical diseases (tuberculosis and malaria) and the development of drugs against chronic and degenerative diseases.
Preclinical neuropharmacology This line of research is concerned with Pre-Clinical Neuropharmacology.
Evaluation of pharmacological targets in cancer treatment This line of research is concerned with the evaluation of pharmacological targets in cancer treatment.
Analysis and evaluation of neurochemical and pharmacological mechanisms in neurological diseases Study of the neurochemical roots and pharmacological targets in neurological diseases.
Biological Aspects of Aging This line of research is intended for the study of basic biological characteristics that play a role in the process of aging at the molecular, cellular, biochemical, genetic and evolutionary levels, as well as their forms of interaction with environmental factors in animal models and human beings (in vitro and in vivo).
Clinical and Emotional Aspects of Aging This line is geared towards the clinical and epidemiological study of the elderly and aging. Some of the most commonly researched topics are: geriatric syndromes (cognitive impairment, postural instability, immobility, fecal incontinence, iatrogenesis, communication disorder), frailty syndrome, brain aging, mental health, osteomuscular aging, cardiometabolic risk factors and nutrition.
Social-cultural, Demographic and Bioethical Aspects of Aging This line is geared towards the study of social, cultural, economic, demographic and bioethical aspects involved in the process of aging.
Aging and Public Health This line of research is intended to study the conditions of life, health and health care received and provided to the elderly, including long-living patients. It is intended to assess primary and secondary health care services, to design of instruments for monitoring access, service routines and care provided to the elderly and long-living patients in the public health care network. Additionally, it will investigate the natural history of diseases and health conditions as well as health prevention and control, in view of the socio-demographic variables, health indicators, life styles, functional capacity, psycho-social competences and quality of life.
Diagnosis and applied therapies This line of research evaluates and compares complementary diagnostic methods applied to Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (OMS). It analyzes the results of drug therapy applied to OMS. It selects the medicinal and/or surgical therapies recommended for trauma or oral and maxillofacial pathologies.
Craniofacial growth, development and deformities This line of research focuses on studies that support the diagnosis and surgical treatment of craniofacial patients with congenital or acquired deformities.
Cell Structure and Metabolism To follow is a list of topics this line of research is concerned with: Characterization of plant growth-promoting rhizobacteria (PGPR) and their effects on the growth and modulation of plants' secondary metabolism. Investigation into the morphological and pathophysiological basis and treatment for several diseases, such as Parkinson's and Alzheimer's, vascular accidents, depression, PTSD, epilepsy and diabetes. Characterization of the cellular and molecular mechanisms involved in inflammation and sepsis and investigation into drugs with potential anti-inflammatory action.
Cellular and Molecular Immunology To follow is a list of topics this line of research is concerned with: Development of vaccines and immunotherapies for cancer. Study of the immunosuppressive mechanisms using heat shock proteins in autoimmune diseases and transplant rejection. Investigation of psycho-neuroendocrine determinants of premature aging and immune system in healthy elderly individuals, patients with rheumatoid arthritis and bipolar disorder. Investigation into the impacts of premature stress in cognitive functions and inflammatory markers in healthy adolescents, those with bipolar disorder, and crack and cocaine addicts.
Cellular and Molecular Characterization in Microbiology and Parasitology To follow is a list of topics this line of research is concerned with: Development of new diagnostic methods for Schistosoma mansoni and Angiostrongylus cantonensis. Identification of relevant molecules involved in the immunological recognition of the host and ectoparasites, such as Rhipicephalus microplus and others affecting cattle. Isolation, cloning and expression of cDNAs of molecules and analysis of their potential immunoprotective effect. Characterization of antimicrobial resistance, virulence and clonal relations of important human and animal pathogenic agents. Investigation of phenotypes of bacterial persistence involved in the tolerance to antimicrobial agents.
Genetics, Genomics and Bioinformatics To follow is a list of topics this line of research is concerned with: Analysis of molecular markers in complex human diseases and analysis of molecular markers for forensic purposes. Phylogeny and molecular evolution of mammals. Genetics, evolution, ecology and conservation of carnivores. Evolutionary genetics of hair color of felidae. Molecular identification of biodiversity. Evolutionary and environmental genomics.
Cellular and Molecular Neurobiology To follow is a list of topics this line of research is concerned with: Animal models (zebra fish and rodents) intended to investigate the biological bases of neuropsychiatric diseases, neurodevelopment, neurotoxicology, neuropharmacology, learning and memory. In humans: aging and neurodegeneration, cognitive impairment and its association with hormone and neurotrophin levels.
Molecular Biology in the Drug/Target Interaction To follow is a list of topics this line of research is concerned with: Control and treatment of tuberculosis (drug-resistant tuberculosis) Identification of lead compounds based on defined targets, rational development of vaccines, development and validation on new diagnostic methods of multi-drug-resistant tuberculosis and new emerging genotypes. Additionally, students will make use of computer simulations in order to analyze the protein-ligand interactions. As well as this, it will address the structural study of target proteins, analysis of protein-ligand interactions and the development of bioinformatics tools. Lastly, it will focus on a description of mechanisms involved in pain, inflammation and cancer.
Theories, Techniques and Interventions in Clinical Psychology The line of research Theories, Techniques and Intervention in Clinical Psychology relies on six research groups that investigate, throughout the life cycle, psychological assessment and treatment processes as well as the development and adaptation of instruments for psychological assessment. Quantitative, qualitative and mixed designs are applied and psychoanalytical or cognitive-behavioral theories are used as theoretical background.
Stomatology diagnostic methods It aims to study the diseases of the oral and maxillofacial region and their consequences through different diagnostic methods that are applicable to them, as well as the provision of deeper insights and acquisition of new methods for clinical, laboratory and imaging diagnosis.
Oral and maxillofacial diseases ¿ clinical, immunological and anatomo-pathological studies The goal is to study, through clinical and laboratory trials, the etiopathogenesis of diseases that affect the oral cavity, as well as their consequences.
Craniomandibular Disorders This line of research studies the alterations caused by occlusal disorders directly on the temporomandibular joints, and assesses, along with signs and symptoms, the most adequate means for their resolution.
Dentistry Techniques and Devices This line of research studies the different techniques and devices, fixed and removable, according to clinical situation
Etiopathogenesis and treatment of periodontal and periapical diseases To better understand the modulatory processes involved in the onset and progression of inflammatory alterations involved in pulpal, periapical and periodontal lesions, correlating them with systemic outcomes.
Applied and Basic Cognitive Processes Esta línea de investigación se dedica al estudio básico y aplicado de la cognición humana. La principal teoría de apoyo es la Psicología Cognitiva amparada por los presupuestos del método experimental.
Psychobiology, Neuropsychology and Behavior This line of research focuses on studying the relationship between the psychobiological and neurocognitive mechanisms related to behavior.
Respiratory Diseases / Exhaled nitric oxide and others markers of inflammation This line of research is intended to assess the role of expired nitric oxide as an inflammation marker.
Molecular Biology, immunology and stem cell This line of research is concerned with the study of molecular alterations in tumors, mainly those affecting the digestive and respiratory systems, through PCR techniques in real time, immunohistochemistry, flow cytometry and cell cultivation. It will also look at Cell Therapy and Tissue Engineering.
Cardiology/Risk Factors and genetics factors in cardiovascular diseases This line of research is concerned with assessing risk factors for cardiovascular surgeries using markers; traditional risk factors (dyslipidemias, arterial hypertension, diabetes, smoke addiction) and potential emerging ones (apolipoprotein B,small and dense LDL cholesterol) in coronary heart diseases.
Cardiology/Cellular therapy This line of research is intended to assess the efficiency and safety of autologous implants of bone marrow stem cells in patients suffering from dilated cardiomyopathy and in patients suffering from acute myocardial infarction.
Respiratory Diseases / Smoking and smoking-related diseases This line of research will address the determining factors of success/failure in smoking cessation; it will assess the role of genetics in the experimentation, maintenance and cessation of smoking; it will test the efficacy of different therapies.
Study abdomen adult and elderly healthy and sick with new technologies in Diagnostic Imaging First of all, this line of research is intended to introduce students to different abdominal organs in advanced imaging modalities, such as magnetic resonance and positron emission tomography. It is intended to study the normal anatomy of these organs and tissues and their anatomic variations, thus allowing for a comparison between healthy and unhealthy individuals. With this, we intent to provide deeper insights into the abdomen's normal anatomy and its anatomic variation through new imaging technologies. Additionally, this line of research will determine the diagnostic imaging accuracy of gastrointestinal tract and urinary system diseases. We are intent on reaching an earlier and more precise diagnosis of the diseases of adult and elderly patients, thus increasing their survival. It has been designed to produce researchers and professors who want to work within this line of research responsible for studying the most common diseases in our population.
Clinical Epidemiology This area of concentration is intended to develop research in clinical epidemiology focusing on its methodological and clinical aspects. This line of research intends to encourage the development of research projects that contribute to the progress in identification, intervention and promotion of determinants of the health-disease process in human population.
Functional and Molecular Image of the Body Functional imaging is the state-of-the-art in diagnostic imaging. Magnetic Resonance made a giant leap in that direction through the employment of ultra-rapid acquisition techniques, which have enabled the measurement of variations in oxygen consumption levels arising from the BOLD effect and an estimation of the cellularity of tissues through the diffusion technique. PET has enabled Nuclear Medicine to measure the level of consumption of glucose in the tissue, by making use of ionizing radiation. It is largely employed in the investigation of tumors and metastasis, which have naturally increased the consumption of glucose due to a larger metabolic level. More recently, the Dynamic PET has enabled the assessment of the consumption of glucose over time and the measurement of the most active regions more precisely.
Epidemiology and Environmental Health This course is intended to encourage the development of research into the area of epidemiology and environmental health with an eye to the methodological and clinical aspects. This line of research seeks to encourage the development of research projects that contribute to the advancement of the identification, intervention and promotion of the determinants of the health-disease process in human population.
Training and Development for Teachers in Health Sciences This line of research will enable the production of scientific and technological research and the provision of Master's and Doctoral degrees as well as the conduction of Postdoc research in the area of Health Care Education.
Extra-renal dialysis and transplatation This line of research is intended for the study of different modalities of renal replacement therapies, with emphasis on organ transplantation, especially when it comes to immunology of transplants.
Clinical nephrology and arterial hypertension This line of research will address topics related to several aspects of clinical nephrology, renal function, arterial hypertension, renal and metabolic diseases.
Cellular metabolism and membrane transport in renal and metabolic diseases (or disease states) This line of research is designed for the study of physiopathogenic mechanisms of several renal and metabolic diseases.
Mechanisms of memory consolidation This line of research will look at the role of the central histaminergic system in the basolateral amygdala and in the hippocampus in the consolidation of aversive and non-aversive memory. It will also look at the influence of the treatment relying on a histidine decarboxylase inhibitor.
Developmental neurology This line of research will deal with the ontogenesis and bioelectrogenesis of the Central Nervous System (clinical aspects and animal model), sleep studies and its disorders through the assessment of clinical and neurophysiological characteristics, thus laying the foundations for the understanding of sleep medicine in childhood, and the normal and abnormal development in early childhood.
Neurology/ stem cells This line of research is concerned with the assessment of the possibility of regeneration of central and peripheral neurological injuries resulting from neurodegenerative diseases, with somatic stem cells, as well as with the study of the structural and functional mechanisms of regeneration from injuries.
Cholinergic versus non-cholinergic components of memory The purpose of this line of research is to determine the components of memory deficits observable in transgenic rats incapable of expressing the fast transporter of hippocampal acetylcholine in different degrees. This can be applied to the treatment of the Alzheimer's disease with pro-collinergic drugs among others.
Behavioral neurology and neuropsychiatry This line of research will look at the neurobiology of psychiatric diseases and behavioral alterations in major neurological diseases.
Cognitive brain imaging This line of research will look at the development of new techniques for the analysis of neuroimaging and studies of neural bases of superior cognitive processes (for instance, language comprehension and acquisition, executive functions, spatial reasoning).
Synaptic tagging of extinction The generation of weak LTP in a dendrite of pyramidal cells of the hippocampus can increase its potential by the LTP produced in another distant dendrite. This is called synaptic tagging and is due to the tagging of the first synapsis (tag) by a local protein which attracts another generated by the second synapsis (capture).
Neurotoxic activity of ureases and derived peptides This line of research will address the neurotoxic and pro-inflammatory activities of ureases of different organisms. It will also address the methodologies of study of neurotoxicity relying on the use of insects-models. As well as this, it will look at ureases as virulence factors for pathogenic microorganisms, especially bacteria Helicobacter pylori and Proteus mirabilis and Cryptococcu yeasts.
Neuroinflammation/Multiple Sclerosis/ neuromyelitis optica The inflammation resulting from neurological diseases may be primarily involved with the physiopathology of immunomediated diseases of the nervous system, such as multiple sclerosis, neuromyelitis optica, ADEM - acute demyelinating encephalomyelitis, Guillain-Barré syndrome, autoimmune encephalitis and some neurological complications resulting directly or indirectly from viral or bacterial infections (e.g. meningoencephalitis). In other diseases, the inflammation plays a major role, but less clear than it is in strokes and in degenerative diseases of the central nervous system. The deregulation in the immune system, be it either temporary or permanent, may lead to injuries in the brain, bone marrow and peripheral nerves that cause permanent neuronal damage with the risk of aftereffects and permanent incapacity. By relying on advanced methods in molecular biology associated with clinical and imaging assessment (magnetic resonance, nuclear medicine), we have conducted research that is intended to understand the intrinsic and extrinsic mechanisms that lead to an increase of pro-inflammatory substances such as cytokines, chemokines, the production of autoantibodies, complement system activation, proliferation / maturation of autoreactive lymphocytes T and B, microglial activation and the alteration of the blood-brain barrier. Besides, we have conducted research for the identification of specific biomarkers for each disease which may assist in the establishment of better diagnosis/prognosis and in experimental animal models for the study of physiopathology and innovative therapeutic interventions.
Childhood epilepsy This line of research will address epilepsy in childhood.
Epilepsy This line of research will cover clinical and electroencephalographic, pharmacological, neuroimaging and surgical studies in the realm of epilepsy. The direct involvement of São Lucas Hospital with the diagnosis, clinical treatment and epilepsy surgery opens interesting perspectives of investigation, seeking diagnostic refinement, new treatment options and the correlations of epileptic syndromes with structural alterations of the brain.
Growth, Development, Diagnosis and Applied Therapies This line of research will focus on studies that support the diagnosis, planning and treatment of orthodontic and facial orthopedic cases.
Orthodontic Materials and Biocompatibility This line fosters comparative studies of biocompatible dental materials with emphasis on those that are interesting to the field of orthodontics, supported by resources available from the Schools of Biosciences, Chemistry, Pharmacy and the Toxicology Institute.
Asthma: epidemiology, genetics and the study of basic mechanisms Epidemiology of asthma in different populations.
Respiratory Failure Etiopathogenesis, epidemiology, diagnosis and management of high impact respiratory infections in the pediatric population.
Stem cells and neurodegenerative diseases To assess the possibility of recovery of central and peripheral neurological lesions resulting from neurodegenerative diseases with somatic stem cells, as well as to study the mechanisms of structural and functional recovery of lesions.
Diagnostic and Therapeutic Interventions in Newborn Infants It addresses interventions in neonatal respiratory diseases, infectious diseases and nutrition disorders.
Pediatric Clinical and Experimental Epilesy Study of epileptic syndromes that begin during childhood including etiology, pathophysiology, characterization of specific syndromes, complementary investigation, comorbidities, treatment (clinical and surgical) and evaluation / development of new antiepileptic drugs. The experimental approach uses an in vitro and in vivo model of electrophysiology and immunohistochemistry, as well as a model to verify the effects of early seizures in the developing CNS.
Clinical Epidemiology applied to child health issues Study the validity of signs, symptoms and screening and diagnostic tests; and epidemiological indicators of childhood diseases and disorders, such as incidence, prevalence and mortality, relating them to etiological and prognostic factors.
Prematurity: impact in lung development and immune response To address pulmonary growth and development, focusing on the direct and indirect effects of prematurity on the lung.
Epigenetic and Molecular Mechanisms of Developmental Stress To investigate epigenetic and molecular mechanisms related to neurocognitive and behavioral development after exposure to early stress.
Cystic Fibrosis: epidemiology, genetics and therapeutics Epidemiology, genetic diagnosis and therapy of childhood lung diseases.
Tumor Immunology To study tumor immunology
Functional evaluation and rehabilitation in chronic respiratory diseases Research in the area of ​​functional assessment and rehabilitation of patients with chronic diseases, such as cystic fibrosis and asthma. It focuses on aspects such as physical activity and physical inactivity, pulmonary function, musculoskeletal development, obesity and quality of life.
Behavioral and Developmental Neurology Study of ontogenesis and bioelectrogenesis of the Central Nervous System. It evaluates, through polysomnography, the physiological changes and gestational age dependent and the influence of neonatal neurological disorders in the process of organization of brain electrical activity. It evaluates the neurological follow-up of premature newborns, considering the effects of prematurity on neuropsychomotor development. It evaluates the follow-up of term neonates with congenital infectious pathologies and hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy. Includes study of sleep and its disorders through the evaluation of clinical and neurophysiological characteristics forming the basis for understanding sleep medicine in childhood.
Immune responses to respiratory viral infections To analyze immune response to viral respiratory infections.
Stress and development It studies the mechanisms and development of possible therapies to prevent and / or treat the effects of early life interventions and their repercussions on the organism's development. It uses experimental research resources to study stress, inflammation, respiratory diseases, systems development, physical activity and their relationships with the life-long effects of perinatal changes.
Evaluation of the impact of interventions in early stages of development on neurochemical mechanisms and reflexes on behavior in juvenile and adult phase using animal models.
Research on the role of inflammation and the immune system in neurological diseases. Investigation of genetic and environmental factors. Development of experimental models, research on biomarkers, neurodegenerative processes, cognitive assessment and neuroimaging (magnetic resonance imaging and nuclear medicine) in diseases such as multiple sclerosis, optic neuromyelitis, anti-MOG-associated disease, acute disseminated encephalomyelitis (ADEM) and autoimmune encephalitis.
The line is designed to study all aspects related to therapy, prognosis and humanization in Pediatric Intensive Care and Emergency Units. It also includes study of aspects that refer to the professionals and management processes involved within these units.
Adhesive systems Mechanical tests of the bond strength of adhesive systems applied on dental surfaces and dental materials such as composite resin, ceramics and fiberglass. In situ and in vivo studies for testing the adhesive systems.
Restorative technologies and techniques The objective is to develop studies in laser, finite elements, mechanical tests of restorative materials applied in cavity preparation and the investigation of the potential of new technologies that can be incorporated to these techniques.
Social Psychology and Health: Individuals, Groups and Institutions The research groups in this line of research aim to study and conduct research on the psychosocial dimensions of health, the group processes and organizations and the institutional relationship between subjects, groups and institutions aiming to shed light on the processes of health/sickness in different social contexts. The theoretical-methodological approaches are primarily based on Cognitive Social Psychology, Complex Social and Systemic Epidemiology.
Psychosocial Processes: Identities, Practices and Contexts The research groups in this line aim to produce investigation focused on studying the psychosocial processes, from a sociohistorical perspective. Issues related to contemporary identity markers that connect to time, space and imaginary are addressed. The focus of interest lies in the different possibilities of expression/meaning of culture in day-to-day life, associated with the creation of perspectives for comprehension and analysis.
Cell Terapy (Clinicals and experimental models, Regeneration and Tissue engineering, stem cells) This line of research will look at clinical and experimental models focused on the development of stem cells therapies, nervous regeneration and the use of stem cells in surgeries.
Obesity and Metabolic Syndrome This line is concerned with research in the area of obesity and metabolic syndrome with consequences in co-morbidities involved or related to the aforementioned pathologies.
Peripheral nerve (Clinical and experimental models, nerve regeneration, growth factors, stem cellls) Tissue Engineering (TE) is concerned with the study of new forms of tissue production to be used in reconstructive surgeries. It covers all methods and efforts made in order to create or induce the formation of tissues in a specific location.
Epidemiological, Clinicopathological, Radiological and Molecular aspects of malignant neoplasms. This area of concentration is intended to describe patients who suffer from malignant neoplasms in their different clinical stages, as well as to assess their clinical outcome by looking at the clinical, histopathological, radiological and molecular variables. Studies in this area may be accountable for addressing some issues that are still controversial among the scientific community.
Videolaparoscopic Surgery This area of concentration is intended to assess the advantages of the procedures conducted using less invasive techniques.
Principles of Molecular Biology
COD Workload Description
63416-02 30 This course is intended to introduce students to the main theoretical and practical concepts of the area of molecular biology, applied to the health area, focusing on the main current scientific topics of molecular biology therapies.
Professors Home time Lattes
ANA PAULA DUARTE DE SOUZA 6 years and 8 months Link
Concentration area Type Obligatoriness
Biochemical and Molecular Pharmacology Master's Don't Required
Biochemical and Molecular Pharmacology Doctorate Don't Required
Biomedical Gerontology Master's Don't Required
Biomedical Gerontology Doctorate Don't Required
CTBMF Master's Don't Required
CTBMF Doctorate Don't Required
Cellular and Molecular Biology Master's Don't Required
Clinical Psychology Master's Don't Required
Clinical Psychology Doctorate Don't Required
Clinical Stomatology Master's Don't Required
Clinical Stomatology Doctorate Don't Required
Dental Materials Master's Don't Required
Dental Materials Doctorate Don't Required
Dental Prosthetics Master's Don't Required
Dental Prosthetics Doctorate Don't Required
Endodontics Master's Don't Required
Endodontics Doctorate Don't Required
Human Cognition Master's Don't Required
Human Cognition Doctorate Don't Required
Medical Practice Master's Don't Required
Medical Practice Doctorate Don't Required
Nephrology Master's Don't Required
Nephrology Doctorate Don't Required
Neurosciences Master's Don't Required
Neurosciences Doctorate Don't Required
Orthodontics and Facial Orthopedics Master's Don't Required
Orthodontics and Facial Orthopedics Doctorate Don't Required
Pediatrics Master's Don't Required
Pediatrics Doctorate Don't Required
Restorative Dentistry Master's Don't Required
Restorative Dentistry Doctorate Don't Required
Social Psychology Master's Don't Required
Social Psychology Doctorate Don't Required
Surgical Practice Master's Don't Required
Surgical Practice Doctorate Don't Required
Research line Description
Evaluation of mechanisms involved in inflammatory and nociceptive alterations This line of research is concerned with the evaluation of mechanisms involved in inflammatory and nociceptive alterations
Drug Development This line of research has been designed for the development of drugs against neglected tropical diseases (tuberculosis and malaria) and the development of drugs against chronic and degenerative diseases.
Preclinical neuropharmacology This line of research is concerned with Pre-Clinical Neuropharmacology.
Evaluation of pharmacological targets in cancer treatment This line of research is concerned with the evaluation of pharmacological targets in cancer treatment.
Analysis and evaluation of neurochemical and pharmacological mechanisms in neurological diseases Study of the neurochemical roots and pharmacological targets in neurological diseases.
Biological Aspects of Aging This line of research is intended for the study of basic biological characteristics that play a role in the process of aging at the molecular, cellular, biochemical, genetic and evolutionary levels, as well as their forms of interaction with environmental factors in animal models and human beings (in vitro and in vivo).
Clinical and Emotional Aspects of Aging This line is geared towards the clinical and epidemiological study of the elderly and aging. Some of the most commonly researched topics are: geriatric syndromes (cognitive impairment, postural instability, immobility, fecal incontinence, iatrogenesis, communication disorder), frailty syndrome, brain aging, mental health, osteomuscular aging, cardiometabolic risk factors and nutrition.
Social-cultural, Demographic and Bioethical Aspects of Aging This line is geared towards the study of social, cultural, economic, demographic and bioethical aspects involved in the process of aging.
Aging and Public Health This line of research is intended to study the conditions of life, health and health care received and provided to the elderly, including long-living patients. It is intended to assess primary and secondary health care services, to design of instruments for monitoring access, service routines and care provided to the elderly and long-living patients in the public health care network. Additionally, it will investigate the natural history of diseases and health conditions as well as health prevention and control, in view of the socio-demographic variables, health indicators, life styles, functional capacity, psycho-social competences and quality of life.
Diagnosis and applied therapies This line of research evaluates and compares complementary diagnostic methods applied to Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (OMS). It analyzes the results of drug therapy applied to OMS. It selects the medicinal and/or surgical therapies recommended for trauma or oral and maxillofacial pathologies.
Craniofacial growth, development and deformities This line of research focuses on studies that support the diagnosis and surgical treatment of craniofacial patients with congenital or acquired deformities.
Cell Structure and Metabolism To follow is a list of topics this line of research is concerned with: Characterization of plant growth-promoting rhizobacteria (PGPR) and their effects on the growth and modulation of plants' secondary metabolism. Investigation into the morphological and pathophysiological basis and treatment for several diseases, such as Parkinson's and Alzheimer's, vascular accidents, depression, PTSD, epilepsy and diabetes. Characterization of the cellular and molecular mechanisms involved in inflammation and sepsis and investigation into drugs with potential anti-inflammatory action.
Cellular and Molecular Immunology To follow is a list of topics this line of research is concerned with: Development of vaccines and immunotherapies for cancer. Study of the immunosuppressive mechanisms using heat shock proteins in autoimmune diseases and transplant rejection. Investigation of psycho-neuroendocrine determinants of premature aging and immune system in healthy elderly individuals, patients with rheumatoid arthritis and bipolar disorder. Investigation into the impacts of premature stress in cognitive functions and inflammatory markers in healthy adolescents, those with bipolar disorder, and crack and cocaine addicts.
Cellular and Molecular Characterization in Microbiology and Parasitology To follow is a list of topics this line of research is concerned with: Development of new diagnostic methods for Schistosoma mansoni and Angiostrongylus cantonensis. Identification of relevant molecules involved in the immunological recognition of the host and ectoparasites, such as Rhipicephalus microplus and others affecting cattle. Isolation, cloning and expression of cDNAs of molecules and analysis of their potential immunoprotective effect. Characterization of antimicrobial resistance, virulence and clonal relations of important human and animal pathogenic agents. Investigation of phenotypes of bacterial persistence involved in the tolerance to antimicrobial agents.
Genetics, Genomics and Bioinformatics To follow is a list of topics this line of research is concerned with: Analysis of molecular markers in complex human diseases and analysis of molecular markers for forensic purposes. Phylogeny and molecular evolution of mammals. Genetics, evolution, ecology and conservation of carnivores. Evolutionary genetics of hair color of felidae. Molecular identification of biodiversity. Evolutionary and environmental genomics.
Cellular and Molecular Neurobiology To follow is a list of topics this line of research is concerned with: Animal models (zebra fish and rodents) intended to investigate the biological bases of neuropsychiatric diseases, neurodevelopment, neurotoxicology, neuropharmacology, learning and memory. In humans: aging and neurodegeneration, cognitive impairment and its association with hormone and neurotrophin levels.
Molecular Biology in the Drug/Target Interaction To follow is a list of topics this line of research is concerned with: Control and treatment of tuberculosis (drug-resistant tuberculosis) Identification of lead compounds based on defined targets, rational development of vaccines, development and validation on new diagnostic methods of multi-drug-resistant tuberculosis and new emerging genotypes. Additionally, students will make use of computer simulations in order to analyze the protein-ligand interactions. As well as this, it will address the structural study of target proteins, analysis of protein-ligand interactions and the development of bioinformatics tools. Lastly, it will focus on a description of mechanisms involved in pain, inflammation and cancer.
Theories, Techniques and Interventions in Clinical Psychology The line of research Theories, Techniques and Intervention in Clinical Psychology relies on six research groups that investigate, throughout the life cycle, psychological assessment and treatment processes as well as the development and adaptation of instruments for psychological assessment. Quantitative, qualitative and mixed designs are applied and psychoanalytical or cognitive-behavioral theories are used as theoretical background.
Stomatology diagnostic methods It aims to study the diseases of the oral and maxillofacial region and their consequences through different diagnostic methods that are applicable to them, as well as the provision of deeper insights and acquisition of new methods for clinical, laboratory and imaging diagnosis.
Oral and maxillofacial diseases ¿ clinical, immunological and anatomo-pathological studies The goal is to study, through clinical and laboratory trials, the etiopathogenesis of diseases that affect the oral cavity, as well as their consequences.
Craniomandibular Disorders This line of research studies the alterations caused by occlusal disorders directly on the temporomandibular joints, and assesses, along with signs and symptoms, the most adequate means for their resolution.
Dentistry Techniques and Devices This line of research studies the different techniques and devices, fixed and removable, according to clinical situation
Etiopathogenesis and treatment of periodontal and periapical diseases To better understand the modulatory processes involved in the onset and progression of inflammatory alterations involved in pulpal, periapical and periodontal lesions, correlating them with systemic outcomes.
Applied and Basic Cognitive Processes Esta línea de investigación se dedica al estudio básico y aplicado de la cognición humana. La principal teoría de apoyo es la Psicología Cognitiva amparada por los presupuestos del método experimental.
Psychobiology, Neuropsychology and Behavior This line of research focuses on studying the relationship between the psychobiological and neurocognitive mechanisms related to behavior.
Respiratory Diseases / Exhaled nitric oxide and others markers of inflammation This line of research is intended to assess the role of expired nitric oxide as an inflammation marker.
Molecular Biology, immunology and stem cell This line of research is concerned with the study of molecular alterations in tumors, mainly those affecting the digestive and respiratory systems, through PCR techniques in real time, immunohistochemistry, flow cytometry and cell cultivation. It will also look at Cell Therapy and Tissue Engineering.
Cardiology/Risk Factors and genetics factors in cardiovascular diseases This line of research is concerned with assessing risk factors for cardiovascular surgeries using markers; traditional risk factors (dyslipidemias, arterial hypertension, diabetes, smoke addiction) and potential emerging ones (apolipoprotein B,small and dense LDL cholesterol) in coronary heart diseases.
Cardiology/Cellular therapy This line of research is intended to assess the efficiency and safety of autologous implants of bone marrow stem cells in patients suffering from dilated cardiomyopathy and in patients suffering from acute myocardial infarction.
Respiratory Diseases / Smoking and smoking-related diseases This line of research will address the determining factors of success/failure in smoking cessation; it will assess the role of genetics in the experimentation, maintenance and cessation of smoking; it will test the efficacy of different therapies.
Study abdomen adult and elderly healthy and sick with new technologies in Diagnostic Imaging First of all, this line of research is intended to introduce students to different abdominal organs in advanced imaging modalities, such as magnetic resonance and positron emission tomography. It is intended to study the normal anatomy of these organs and tissues and their anatomic variations, thus allowing for a comparison between healthy and unhealthy individuals. With this, we intent to provide deeper insights into the abdomen's normal anatomy and its anatomic variation through new imaging technologies. Additionally, this line of research will determine the diagnostic imaging accuracy of gastrointestinal tract and urinary system diseases. We are intent on reaching an earlier and more precise diagnosis of the diseases of adult and elderly patients, thus increasing their survival. It has been designed to produce researchers and professors who want to work within this line of research responsible for studying the most common diseases in our population.
Clinical Epidemiology This area of concentration is intended to develop research in clinical epidemiology focusing on its methodological and clinical aspects. This line of research intends to encourage the development of research projects that contribute to the progress in identification, intervention and promotion of determinants of the health-disease process in human population.
Functional and Molecular Image of the Body Functional imaging is the state-of-the-art in diagnostic imaging. Magnetic Resonance made a giant leap in that direction through the employment of ultra-rapid acquisition techniques, which have enabled the measurement of variations in oxygen consumption levels arising from the BOLD effect and an estimation of the cellularity of tissues through the diffusion technique. PET has enabled Nuclear Medicine to measure the level of consumption of glucose in the tissue, by making use of ionizing radiation. It is largely employed in the investigation of tumors and metastasis, which have naturally increased the consumption of glucose due to a larger metabolic level. More recently, the Dynamic PET has enabled the assessment of the consumption of glucose over time and the measurement of the most active regions more precisely.
Epidemiology and Environmental Health This course is intended to encourage the development of research into the area of epidemiology and environmental health with an eye to the methodological and clinical aspects. This line of research seeks to encourage the development of research projects that contribute to the advancement of the identification, intervention and promotion of the determinants of the health-disease process in human population.
Training and Development for Teachers in Health Sciences This line of research will enable the production of scientific and technological research and the provision of Master's and Doctoral degrees as well as the conduction of Postdoc research in the area of Health Care Education.
Extra-renal dialysis and transplatation This line of research is intended for the study of different modalities of renal replacement therapies, with emphasis on organ transplantation, especially when it comes to immunology of transplants.
Clinical nephrology and arterial hypertension This line of research will address topics related to several aspects of clinical nephrology, renal function, arterial hypertension, renal and metabolic diseases.
Cellular metabolism and membrane transport in renal and metabolic diseases (or disease states) This line of research is designed for the study of physiopathogenic mechanisms of several renal and metabolic diseases.
Mechanisms of memory consolidation This line of research will look at the role of the central histaminergic system in the basolateral amygdala and in the hippocampus in the consolidation of aversive and non-aversive memory. It will also look at the influence of the treatment relying on a histidine decarboxylase inhibitor.
Developmental neurology This line of research will deal with the ontogenesis and bioelectrogenesis of the Central Nervous System (clinical aspects and animal model), sleep studies and its disorders through the assessment of clinical and neurophysiological characteristics, thus laying the foundations for the understanding of sleep medicine in childhood, and the normal and abnormal development in early childhood.
Neurology/ stem cells This line of research is concerned with the assessment of the possibility of regeneration of central and peripheral neurological injuries resulting from neurodegenerative diseases, with somatic stem cells, as well as with the study of the structural and functional mechanisms of regeneration from injuries.
Cholinergic versus non-cholinergic components of memory The purpose of this line of research is to determine the components of memory deficits observable in transgenic rats incapable of expressing the fast transporter of hippocampal acetylcholine in different degrees. This can be applied to the treatment of the Alzheimer's disease with pro-collinergic drugs among others.
Behavioral neurology and neuropsychiatry This line of research will look at the neurobiology of psychiatric diseases and behavioral alterations in major neurological diseases.
Cognitive brain imaging This line of research will look at the development of new techniques for the analysis of neuroimaging and studies of neural bases of superior cognitive processes (for instance, language comprehension and acquisition, executive functions, spatial reasoning).
Synaptic tagging of extinction The generation of weak LTP in a dendrite of pyramidal cells of the hippocampus can increase its potential by the LTP produced in another distant dendrite. This is called synaptic tagging and is due to the tagging of the first synapsis (tag) by a local protein which attracts another generated by the second synapsis (capture).
Neurotoxic activity of ureases and derived peptides This line of research will address the neurotoxic and pro-inflammatory activities of ureases of different organisms. It will also address the methodologies of study of neurotoxicity relying on the use of insects-models. As well as this, it will look at ureases as virulence factors for pathogenic microorganisms, especially bacteria Helicobacter pylori and Proteus mirabilis and Cryptococcu yeasts.
Neuroinflammation/Multiple Sclerosis/ neuromyelitis optica The inflammation resulting from neurological diseases may be primarily involved with the physiopathology of immunomediated diseases of the nervous system, such as multiple sclerosis, neuromyelitis optica, ADEM - acute demyelinating encephalomyelitis, Guillain-Barré syndrome, autoimmune encephalitis and some neurological complications resulting directly or indirectly from viral or bacterial infections (e.g. meningoencephalitis). In other diseases, the inflammation plays a major role, but less clear than it is in strokes and in degenerative diseases of the central nervous system. The deregulation in the immune system, be it either temporary or permanent, may lead to injuries in the brain, bone marrow and peripheral nerves that cause permanent neuronal damage with the risk of aftereffects and permanent incapacity. By relying on advanced methods in molecular biology associated with clinical and imaging assessment (magnetic resonance, nuclear medicine), we have conducted research that is intended to understand the intrinsic and extrinsic mechanisms that lead to an increase of pro-inflammatory substances such as cytokines, chemokines, the production of autoantibodies, complement system activation, proliferation / maturation of autoreactive lymphocytes T and B, microglial activation and the alteration of the blood-brain barrier. Besides, we have conducted research for the identification of specific biomarkers for each disease which may assist in the establishment of better diagnosis/prognosis and in experimental animal models for the study of physiopathology and innovative therapeutic interventions.
Childhood epilepsy This line of research will address epilepsy in childhood.
Epilepsy This line of research will cover clinical and electroencephalographic, pharmacological, neuroimaging and surgical studies in the realm of epilepsy. The direct involvement of São Lucas Hospital with the diagnosis, clinical treatment and epilepsy surgery opens interesting perspectives of investigation, seeking diagnostic refinement, new treatment options and the correlations of epileptic syndromes with structural alterations of the brain.
Growth, Development, Diagnosis and Applied Therapies This line of research will focus on studies that support the diagnosis, planning and treatment of orthodontic and facial orthopedic cases.
Orthodontic Materials and Biocompatibility This line fosters comparative studies of biocompatible dental materials with emphasis on those that are interesting to the field of orthodontics, supported by resources available from the Schools of Biosciences, Chemistry, Pharmacy and the Toxicology Institute.
Asthma: epidemiology, genetics and the study of basic mechanisms Epidemiology of asthma in different populations.
Respiratory Failure Etiopathogenesis, epidemiology, diagnosis and management of high impact respiratory infections in the pediatric population.
Stem cells and neurodegenerative diseases To assess the possibility of recovery of central and peripheral neurological lesions resulting from neurodegenerative diseases with somatic stem cells, as well as to study the mechanisms of structural and functional recovery of lesions.
Diagnostic and Therapeutic Interventions in Newborn Infants It addresses interventions in neonatal respiratory diseases, infectious diseases and nutrition disorders.
Pediatric Clinical and Experimental Epilesy Study of epileptic syndromes that begin during childhood including etiology, pathophysiology, characterization of specific syndromes, complementary investigation, comorbidities, treatment (clinical and surgical) and evaluation / development of new antiepileptic drugs. The experimental approach uses an in vitro and in vivo model of electrophysiology and immunohistochemistry, as well as a model to verify the effects of early seizures in the developing CNS.
Clinical Epidemiology applied to child health issues Study the validity of signs, symptoms and screening and diagnostic tests; and epidemiological indicators of childhood diseases and disorders, such as incidence, prevalence and mortality, relating them to etiological and prognostic factors.
Prematurity: impact in lung development and immune response To address pulmonary growth and development, focusing on the direct and indirect effects of prematurity on the lung.
Epigenetic and Molecular Mechanisms of Developmental Stress To investigate epigenetic and molecular mechanisms related to neurocognitive and behavioral development after exposure to early stress.
Cystic Fibrosis: epidemiology, genetics and therapeutics Epidemiology, genetic diagnosis and therapy of childhood lung diseases.
Tumor Immunology To study tumor immunology
Functional evaluation and rehabilitation in chronic respiratory diseases Research in the area of ​​functional assessment and rehabilitation of patients with chronic diseases, such as cystic fibrosis and asthma. It focuses on aspects such as physical activity and physical inactivity, pulmonary function, musculoskeletal development, obesity and quality of life.
Behavioral and Developmental Neurology Study of ontogenesis and bioelectrogenesis of the Central Nervous System. It evaluates, through polysomnography, the physiological changes and gestational age dependent and the influence of neonatal neurological disorders in the process of organization of brain electrical activity. It evaluates the neurological follow-up of premature newborns, considering the effects of prematurity on neuropsychomotor development. It evaluates the follow-up of term neonates with congenital infectious pathologies and hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy. Includes study of sleep and its disorders through the evaluation of clinical and neurophysiological characteristics forming the basis for understanding sleep medicine in childhood.
Immune responses to respiratory viral infections To analyze immune response to viral respiratory infections.
Stress and development It studies the mechanisms and development of possible therapies to prevent and / or treat the effects of early life interventions and their repercussions on the organism's development. It uses experimental research resources to study stress, inflammation, respiratory diseases, systems development, physical activity and their relationships with the life-long effects of perinatal changes.
Evaluation of the impact of interventions in early stages of development on neurochemical mechanisms and reflexes on behavior in juvenile and adult phase using animal models.
Research on the role of inflammation and the immune system in neurological diseases. Investigation of genetic and environmental factors. Development of experimental models, research on biomarkers, neurodegenerative processes, cognitive assessment and neuroimaging (magnetic resonance imaging and nuclear medicine) in diseases such as multiple sclerosis, optic neuromyelitis, anti-MOG-associated disease, acute disseminated encephalomyelitis (ADEM) and autoimmune encephalitis.
The line is designed to study all aspects related to therapy, prognosis and humanization in Pediatric Intensive Care and Emergency Units. It also includes study of aspects that refer to the professionals and management processes involved within these units.
Adhesive systems Mechanical tests of the bond strength of adhesive systems applied on dental surfaces and dental materials such as composite resin, ceramics and fiberglass. In situ and in vivo studies for testing the adhesive systems.
Restorative technologies and techniques The objective is to develop studies in laser, finite elements, mechanical tests of restorative materials applied in cavity preparation and the investigation of the potential of new technologies that can be incorporated to these techniques.
Social Psychology and Health: Individuals, Groups and Institutions The research groups in this line of research aim to study and conduct research on the psychosocial dimensions of health, the group processes and organizations and the institutional relationship between subjects, groups and institutions aiming to shed light on the processes of health/sickness in different social contexts. The theoretical-methodological approaches are primarily based on Cognitive Social Psychology, Complex Social and Systemic Epidemiology.
Psychosocial Processes: Identities, Practices and Contexts The research groups in this line aim to produce investigation focused on studying the psychosocial processes, from a sociohistorical perspective. Issues related to contemporary identity markers that connect to time, space and imaginary are addressed. The focus of interest lies in the different possibilities of expression/meaning of culture in day-to-day life, associated with the creation of perspectives for comprehension and analysis.
Cell Terapy (Clinicals and experimental models, Regeneration and Tissue engineering, stem cells) This line of research will look at clinical and experimental models focused on the development of stem cells therapies, nervous regeneration and the use of stem cells in surgeries.
Obesity and Metabolic Syndrome This line is concerned with research in the area of obesity and metabolic syndrome with consequences in co-morbidities involved or related to the aforementioned pathologies.
Peripheral nerve (Clinical and experimental models, nerve regeneration, growth factors, stem cellls) Tissue Engineering (TE) is concerned with the study of new forms of tissue production to be used in reconstructive surgeries. It covers all methods and efforts made in order to create or induce the formation of tissues in a specific location.
Epidemiological, Clinicopathological, Radiological and Molecular aspects of malignant neoplasms. This area of concentration is intended to describe patients who suffer from malignant neoplasms in their different clinical stages, as well as to assess their clinical outcome by looking at the clinical, histopathological, radiological and molecular variables. Studies in this area may be accountable for addressing some issues that are still controversial among the scientific community.
Videolaparoscopic Surgery This area of concentration is intended to assess the advantages of the procedures conducted using less invasive techniques.
Psychoanalysis: subjectivity, suffering and contemporary culture
COD Workload Description
31367-02 30 This course addresses: Historical and theoretical foundations of Psychoanalysis; Psychoanalytical theory, method and technique. Culture, psychism and subjectivity; Concepts of subject and psychic suffering; Production of knowledge in Psychoanalysis.
No offer for current semester
Concentration area Type Obligatoriness
Clinical Psychology Master's Don't Required
Clinical Psychology Doctorate Don't Required
Human Cognition Master's Don't Required
Human Cognition Doctorate Don't Required
Social Psychology Master's Don't Required
Social Psychology Doctorate Don't Required
Research line Description
Theories, Techniques and Interventions in Clinical Psychology The line of research Theories, Techniques and Intervention in Clinical Psychology relies on six research groups that investigate, throughout the life cycle, psychological assessment and treatment processes as well as the development and adaptation of instruments for psychological assessment. Quantitative, qualitative and mixed designs are applied and psychoanalytical or cognitive-behavioral theories are used as theoretical background.
Applied and Basic Cognitive Processes Esta línea de investigación se dedica al estudio básico y aplicado de la cognición humana. La principal teoría de apoyo es la Psicología Cognitiva amparada por los presupuestos del método experimental.
Psychobiology, Neuropsychology and Behavior This line of research focuses on studying the relationship between the psychobiological and neurocognitive mechanisms related to behavior.
Social Psychology and Health: Individuals, Groups and Institutions The research groups in this line of research aim to study and conduct research on the psychosocial dimensions of health, the group processes and organizations and the institutional relationship between subjects, groups and institutions aiming to shed light on the processes of health/sickness in different social contexts. The theoretical-methodological approaches are primarily based on Cognitive Social Psychology, Complex Social and Systemic Epidemiology.
Psychosocial Processes: Identities, Practices and Contexts The research groups in this line aim to produce investigation focused on studying the psychosocial processes, from a sociohistorical perspective. Issues related to contemporary identity markers that connect to time, space and imaginary are addressed. The focus of interest lies in the different possibilities of expression/meaning of culture in day-to-day life, associated with the creation of perspectives for comprehension and analysis.
Psychobiology and Cognitive Neuroscience of Mental Disorders
COD Workload Description
31356-02 30 This course addresses basic and applied research regarding the psychobiological and molecular aspects of mental disorders. It also discusses cognitive neuroscience of mental disorders.
No offer for current semester
Concentration area Type Obligatoriness
Clinical Psychology Master's Don't Required
Clinical Psychology Doctorate Don't Required
Human Cognition Master's Don't Required
Human Cognition Doctorate Don't Required
Social Psychology Master's Don't Required
Social Psychology Doctorate Don't Required
Research line Description
Theories, Techniques and Interventions in Clinical Psychology The line of research Theories, Techniques and Intervention in Clinical Psychology relies on six research groups that investigate, throughout the life cycle, psychological assessment and treatment processes as well as the development and adaptation of instruments for psychological assessment. Quantitative, qualitative and mixed designs are applied and psychoanalytical or cognitive-behavioral theories are used as theoretical background.
Applied and Basic Cognitive Processes Esta línea de investigación se dedica al estudio básico y aplicado de la cognición humana. La principal teoría de apoyo es la Psicología Cognitiva amparada por los presupuestos del método experimental.
Psychobiology, Neuropsychology and Behavior This line of research focuses on studying the relationship between the psychobiological and neurocognitive mechanisms related to behavior.
Social Psychology and Health: Individuals, Groups and Institutions The research groups in this line of research aim to study and conduct research on the psychosocial dimensions of health, the group processes and organizations and the institutional relationship between subjects, groups and institutions aiming to shed light on the processes of health/sickness in different social contexts. The theoretical-methodological approaches are primarily based on Cognitive Social Psychology, Complex Social and Systemic Epidemiology.
Psychosocial Processes: Identities, Practices and Contexts The research groups in this line aim to produce investigation focused on studying the psychosocial processes, from a sociohistorical perspective. Issues related to contemporary identity markers that connect to time, space and imaginary are addressed. The focus of interest lies in the different possibilities of expression/meaning of culture in day-to-day life, associated with the creation of perspectives for comprehension and analysis.
Psychological Assessment
COD Workload Description
21343-02 30 This course addresses: Definition of the process of psychological assessment in a clinical context; Objectives and steps to be taken in the psychological assessment process; Psychological assessment methods and techniques; Psychometric quality of the assessment procedures; Creation and adaptation of instruments; Clinical management of assessment techniques: intelligence, personality and cognition; Use of psychological assessment techniques in research; Diagnosis and classification of psychological problems; Interpretation and integration of data; Returning results of psychological assessments in research and preparation of written documents; Ethical issues involved in psychological assessment.
No offer for current semester
Concentration area Type Obligatoriness
Clinical Psychology Master's Don't Required
Clinical Psychology Doctorate Don't Required
Human Cognition Master's Don't Required
Human Cognition Doctorate Don't Required
Social Psychology Master's Don't Required
Social Psychology Doctorate Don't Required
Research line Description
Theories, Techniques and Interventions in Clinical Psychology The line of research Theories, Techniques and Intervention in Clinical Psychology relies on six research groups that investigate, throughout the life cycle, psychological assessment and treatment processes as well as the development and adaptation of instruments for psychological assessment. Quantitative, qualitative and mixed designs are applied and psychoanalytical or cognitive-behavioral theories are used as theoretical background.
Applied and Basic Cognitive Processes Esta línea de investigación se dedica al estudio básico y aplicado de la cognición humana. La principal teoría de apoyo es la Psicología Cognitiva amparada por los presupuestos del método experimental.
Psychobiology, Neuropsychology and Behavior This line of research focuses on studying the relationship between the psychobiological and neurocognitive mechanisms related to behavior.
Social Psychology and Health: Individuals, Groups and Institutions The research groups in this line of research aim to study and conduct research on the psychosocial dimensions of health, the group processes and organizations and the institutional relationship between subjects, groups and institutions aiming to shed light on the processes of health/sickness in different social contexts. The theoretical-methodological approaches are primarily based on Cognitive Social Psychology, Complex Social and Systemic Epidemiology.
Psychosocial Processes: Identities, Practices and Contexts The research groups in this line aim to produce investigation focused on studying the psychosocial processes, from a sociohistorical perspective. Issues related to contemporary identity markers that connect to time, space and imaginary are addressed. The focus of interest lies in the different possibilities of expression/meaning of culture in day-to-day life, associated with the creation of perspectives for comprehension and analysis.
Psychology and Organizations: Career Development at Work
COD Workload Description
313B6-02 30 The course discusses aspects of research and practice in career development and work in organizations considering individual, organizational and contextual aspects. In regard to individual aspects, the four problems of the self will be addressed (i.e., knowledge, direction, identity, and condition) within the domains of contemporary theoretical models of career choice and development. With respect to organizational aspects, it will discuss the concerns and best practices for carrying out research and interventions related to the development of individuals¿ careers in organizations. Finally, the discussion of the contextual aspects will address some research topics and focuses of practice and policies of contemporary organizations, such as gender and cultural diversity.
No offer for current semester
Concentration area Type Obligatoriness
Clinical Psychology Master's Don't Required
Clinical Psychology Doctorate Don't Required
Human Cognition Master's Don't Required
Human Cognition Doctorate Don't Required
Social Psychology Master's Don't Required
Social Psychology Doctorate Don't Required
Research line Description
Theories, Techniques and Interventions in Clinical Psychology The line of research Theories, Techniques and Intervention in Clinical Psychology relies on six research groups that investigate, throughout the life cycle, psychological assessment and treatment processes as well as the development and adaptation of instruments for psychological assessment. Quantitative, qualitative and mixed designs are applied and psychoanalytical or cognitive-behavioral theories are used as theoretical background.
Applied and Basic Cognitive Processes Esta línea de investigación se dedica al estudio básico y aplicado de la cognición humana. La principal teoría de apoyo es la Psicología Cognitiva amparada por los presupuestos del método experimental.
Psychobiology, Neuropsychology and Behavior This line of research focuses on studying the relationship between the psychobiological and neurocognitive mechanisms related to behavior.
Social Psychology and Health: Individuals, Groups and Institutions The research groups in this line of research aim to study and conduct research on the psychosocial dimensions of health, the group processes and organizations and the institutional relationship between subjects, groups and institutions aiming to shed light on the processes of health/sickness in different social contexts. The theoretical-methodological approaches are primarily based on Cognitive Social Psychology, Complex Social and Systemic Epidemiology.
Psychosocial Processes: Identities, Practices and Contexts The research groups in this line aim to produce investigation focused on studying the psychosocial processes, from a sociohistorical perspective. Issues related to contemporary identity markers that connect to time, space and imaginary are addressed. The focus of interest lies in the different possibilities of expression/meaning of culture in day-to-day life, associated with the creation of perspectives for comprehension and analysis.
Psychometrics
COD Workload Description
19694-03 45 The purpose of the present course is to build advanced knowledge in psychometrics’ theories and techniques. Using a challenge-based methodology and projects, it is expected the course to enable the students to understand, in a practical way, the development of psychometric measures from the theoretical to the analytical phases. The fundamentals of the psychometric measure will be addressed, from the psychophysical measures to the modern techniques, like Item Response Theory and Network Analysis. In attending this course, the students will be able to develop, adapt and refine psychometric measures. The student will develop a wide range analytical skill to estimate the psychometric parameters of reliability and validity, through advanced tools in the R environment. The course is designed to any area of knowledge that uses psychometric measures or techniques.
No offer for current semester
Concentration area Type Obligatoriness
Clinical Psychology Master's Don't Required
Clinical Psychology Doctorate Don't Required
Human Cognition Master's Don't Required
Human Cognition Doctorate Don't Required
Social Psychology Master's Don't Required
Social Psychology Doctorate Don't Required
Research line Description
Theories, Techniques and Interventions in Clinical Psychology The line of research Theories, Techniques and Intervention in Clinical Psychology relies on six research groups that investigate, throughout the life cycle, psychological assessment and treatment processes as well as the development and adaptation of instruments for psychological assessment. Quantitative, qualitative and mixed designs are applied and psychoanalytical or cognitive-behavioral theories are used as theoretical background.
Applied and Basic Cognitive Processes Esta línea de investigación se dedica al estudio básico y aplicado de la cognición humana. La principal teoría de apoyo es la Psicología Cognitiva amparada por los presupuestos del método experimental.
Psychobiology, Neuropsychology and Behavior This line of research focuses on studying the relationship between the psychobiological and neurocognitive mechanisms related to behavior.
Social Psychology and Health: Individuals, Groups and Institutions The research groups in this line of research aim to study and conduct research on the psychosocial dimensions of health, the group processes and organizations and the institutional relationship between subjects, groups and institutions aiming to shed light on the processes of health/sickness in different social contexts. The theoretical-methodological approaches are primarily based on Cognitive Social Psychology, Complex Social and Systemic Epidemiology.
Psychosocial Processes: Identities, Practices and Contexts The research groups in this line aim to produce investigation focused on studying the psychosocial processes, from a sociohistorical perspective. Issues related to contemporary identity markers that connect to time, space and imaginary are addressed. The focus of interest lies in the different possibilities of expression/meaning of culture in day-to-day life, associated with the creation of perspectives for comprehension and analysis.
Psychoneuroimmunoendocrinology
COD Workload Description
31359-02 30 This course will look at the relationships between the psychological aspects and the neuroendocrinological and immunological systems
No offer for current semester
Concentration area Type Obligatoriness
Clinical Psychology Master's Don't Required
Clinical Psychology Doctorate Don't Required
Human Cognition Master's Don't Required
Human Cognition Doctorate Don't Required
Social Psychology Master's Don't Required
Social Psychology Doctorate Don't Required
Research line Description
Theories, Techniques and Interventions in Clinical Psychology The line of research Theories, Techniques and Intervention in Clinical Psychology relies on six research groups that investigate, throughout the life cycle, psychological assessment and treatment processes as well as the development and adaptation of instruments for psychological assessment. Quantitative, qualitative and mixed designs are applied and psychoanalytical or cognitive-behavioral theories are used as theoretical background.
Applied and Basic Cognitive Processes Esta línea de investigación se dedica al estudio básico y aplicado de la cognición humana. La principal teoría de apoyo es la Psicología Cognitiva amparada por los presupuestos del método experimental.
Psychobiology, Neuropsychology and Behavior This line of research focuses on studying the relationship between the psychobiological and neurocognitive mechanisms related to behavior.
Social Psychology and Health: Individuals, Groups and Institutions The research groups in this line of research aim to study and conduct research on the psychosocial dimensions of health, the group processes and organizations and the institutional relationship between subjects, groups and institutions aiming to shed light on the processes of health/sickness in different social contexts. The theoretical-methodological approaches are primarily based on Cognitive Social Psychology, Complex Social and Systemic Epidemiology.
Psychosocial Processes: Identities, Practices and Contexts The research groups in this line aim to produce investigation focused on studying the psychosocial processes, from a sociohistorical perspective. Issues related to contemporary identity markers that connect to time, space and imaginary are addressed. The focus of interest lies in the different possibilities of expression/meaning of culture in day-to-day life, associated with the creation of perspectives for comprehension and analysis.
Qualitative Research in Psychology I
COD Workload Description
31387-02 30 This course presents and analyzes the main contributions of qualitative approaches in the production of scientific knowledge. It analyzes the epistemological perspectives, principles, ethical implications, instruments and techniques. In addition to that, it looks at qualitative research designs in Psychology, methodological resources and research strategies. Lastly, it discusses advantages, limitations and implications of the use of qualitative methods for research in Psychology.
No offer for current semester
Concentration area Type Obligatoriness
Clinical Psychology Master's Required
Clinical Psychology Doctorate Required
Human Cognition Master's Required
Human Cognition Doctorate Required
Social Psychology Master's Required
Social Psychology Doctorate Required
Research line Description
Theories, Techniques and Interventions in Clinical Psychology The line of research Theories, Techniques and Intervention in Clinical Psychology relies on six research groups that investigate, throughout the life cycle, psychological assessment and treatment processes as well as the development and adaptation of instruments for psychological assessment. Quantitative, qualitative and mixed designs are applied and psychoanalytical or cognitive-behavioral theories are used as theoretical background.
Applied and Basic Cognitive Processes Esta línea de investigación se dedica al estudio básico y aplicado de la cognición humana. La principal teoría de apoyo es la Psicología Cognitiva amparada por los presupuestos del método experimental.
Psychobiology, Neuropsychology and Behavior This line of research focuses on studying the relationship between the psychobiological and neurocognitive mechanisms related to behavior.
Social Psychology and Health: Individuals, Groups and Institutions The research groups in this line of research aim to study and conduct research on the psychosocial dimensions of health, the group processes and organizations and the institutional relationship between subjects, groups and institutions aiming to shed light on the processes of health/sickness in different social contexts. The theoretical-methodological approaches are primarily based on Cognitive Social Psychology, Complex Social and Systemic Epidemiology.
Psychosocial Processes: Identities, Practices and Contexts The research groups in this line aim to produce investigation focused on studying the psychosocial processes, from a sociohistorical perspective. Issues related to contemporary identity markers that connect to time, space and imaginary are addressed. The focus of interest lies in the different possibilities of expression/meaning of culture in day-to-day life, associated with the creation of perspectives for comprehension and analysis.
Qualitative Research in Psychology II
COD Workload Description
313A7-03 45 The course discusses different research designs that employ qualitative models. It addresses epistemological background of qualitative methods as well as data collection and analysis techniques.
No offer for current semester
Concentration area Type Obligatoriness
Clinical Psychology Master's Required
Clinical Psychology Doctorate Required
Human Cognition Master's Required
Human Cognition Doctorate Required
Social Psychology Master's Required
Social Psychology Doctorate Required
Research line Description
Theories, Techniques and Interventions in Clinical Psychology The line of research Theories, Techniques and Intervention in Clinical Psychology relies on six research groups that investigate, throughout the life cycle, psychological assessment and treatment processes as well as the development and adaptation of instruments for psychological assessment. Quantitative, qualitative and mixed designs are applied and psychoanalytical or cognitive-behavioral theories are used as theoretical background.
Applied and Basic Cognitive Processes Esta línea de investigación se dedica al estudio básico y aplicado de la cognición humana. La principal teoría de apoyo es la Psicología Cognitiva amparada por los presupuestos del método experimental.
Psychobiology, Neuropsychology and Behavior This line of research focuses on studying the relationship between the psychobiological and neurocognitive mechanisms related to behavior.
Social Psychology and Health: Individuals, Groups and Institutions The research groups in this line of research aim to study and conduct research on the psychosocial dimensions of health, the group processes and organizations and the institutional relationship between subjects, groups and institutions aiming to shed light on the processes of health/sickness in different social contexts. The theoretical-methodological approaches are primarily based on Cognitive Social Psychology, Complex Social and Systemic Epidemiology.
Psychosocial Processes: Identities, Practices and Contexts The research groups in this line aim to produce investigation focused on studying the psychosocial processes, from a sociohistorical perspective. Issues related to contemporary identity markers that connect to time, space and imaginary are addressed. The focus of interest lies in the different possibilities of expression/meaning of culture in day-to-day life, associated with the creation of perspectives for comprehension and analysis.
Quantitative Research in Psychology I
COD Workload Description
31386-02 30 This course presents and discusses quantitative methods in the broader context of scientific knowledge. It is concerned with the identification of the main methods for treatment and analysis of the most common quantitative data in the field of Psychology. It addresses the advantages, limitations and implications of using these quantitative methods for interpreting results of contemporary research in psychology. It enables the theoretical-practical use of the main quantitative data treatment techniques and the writing and interpretation of results.
No offer for current semester
Concentration area Type Obligatoriness
Clinical Psychology Master's Required
Clinical Psychology Doctorate Required
Human Cognition Master's Required
Human Cognition Doctorate Required
Social Psychology Master's Required
Social Psychology Doctorate Required
Research line Description
Theories, Techniques and Interventions in Clinical Psychology The line of research Theories, Techniques and Intervention in Clinical Psychology relies on six research groups that investigate, throughout the life cycle, psychological assessment and treatment processes as well as the development and adaptation of instruments for psychological assessment. Quantitative, qualitative and mixed designs are applied and psychoanalytical or cognitive-behavioral theories are used as theoretical background.
Applied and Basic Cognitive Processes Esta línea de investigación se dedica al estudio básico y aplicado de la cognición humana. La principal teoría de apoyo es la Psicología Cognitiva amparada por los presupuestos del método experimental.
Psychobiology, Neuropsychology and Behavior This line of research focuses on studying the relationship between the psychobiological and neurocognitive mechanisms related to behavior.
Social Psychology and Health: Individuals, Groups and Institutions The research groups in this line of research aim to study and conduct research on the psychosocial dimensions of health, the group processes and organizations and the institutional relationship between subjects, groups and institutions aiming to shed light on the processes of health/sickness in different social contexts. The theoretical-methodological approaches are primarily based on Cognitive Social Psychology, Complex Social and Systemic Epidemiology.
Psychosocial Processes: Identities, Practices and Contexts The research groups in this line aim to produce investigation focused on studying the psychosocial processes, from a sociohistorical perspective. Issues related to contemporary identity markers that connect to time, space and imaginary are addressed. The focus of interest lies in the different possibilities of expression/meaning of culture in day-to-day life, associated with the creation of perspectives for comprehension and analysis.
Quantitative Research in Psychology II
COD Workload Description
313A6-03 45 This course presents and discusses quantitative methods in the broader context of scientific knowledge. It is concerned with the identification of the main methods for the treatment and analysis of the most common quantitative data in the field of Psychology. It addresses the advantages, limitations and implications of using these quantitative methods for interpreting results of contemporary research in psychology. It enables the theoretical-practical use of the main quantitative data treatment techniques and the writing and interpretation of results.
Professors Home time Lattes
WAGNER DE LARA MACHADO 1 year and 8 months Link
Concentration area Type Obligatoriness
Clinical Psychology Master's Required
Clinical Psychology Doctorate Required
Human Cognition Master's Required
Human Cognition Doctorate Required
Social Psychology Master's Required
Social Psychology Doctorate Required
Research line Description
Theories, Techniques and Interventions in Clinical Psychology The line of research Theories, Techniques and Intervention in Clinical Psychology relies on six research groups that investigate, throughout the life cycle, psychological assessment and treatment processes as well as the development and adaptation of instruments for psychological assessment. Quantitative, qualitative and mixed designs are applied and psychoanalytical or cognitive-behavioral theories are used as theoretical background.
Applied and Basic Cognitive Processes Esta línea de investigación se dedica al estudio básico y aplicado de la cognición humana. La principal teoría de apoyo es la Psicología Cognitiva amparada por los presupuestos del método experimental.
Psychobiology, Neuropsychology and Behavior This line of research focuses on studying the relationship between the psychobiological and neurocognitive mechanisms related to behavior.
Social Psychology and Health: Individuals, Groups and Institutions The research groups in this line of research aim to study and conduct research on the psychosocial dimensions of health, the group processes and organizations and the institutional relationship between subjects, groups and institutions aiming to shed light on the processes of health/sickness in different social contexts. The theoretical-methodological approaches are primarily based on Cognitive Social Psychology, Complex Social and Systemic Epidemiology.
Psychosocial Processes: Identities, Practices and Contexts The research groups in this line aim to produce investigation focused on studying the psychosocial processes, from a sociohistorical perspective. Issues related to contemporary identity markers that connect to time, space and imaginary are addressed. The focus of interest lies in the different possibilities of expression/meaning of culture in day-to-day life, associated with the creation of perspectives for comprehension and analysis.
Research Methodology: Methods and techniques
COD Workload Description
7334J-01 15 Designing and adhering to the appropriate methodology is fundamental for improving the quality of research. The methodology may differ from problem to problem, yet the basic approach towards research remains the same.
No offer for current semester
Concentration area Type Obligatoriness
Biochemical and Molecular Pharmacology Master's Don't Required
Biochemical and Molecular Pharmacology Doctorate Don't Required
Biomedical Gerontology Master's Don't Required
Biomedical Gerontology Doctorate Don't Required
CTBMF Master's Don't Required
CTBMF Doctorate Don't Required
Clinical Psychology Master's Don't Required
Clinical Psychology Doctorate Don't Required
Clinical Stomatology Master's Don't Required
Clinical Stomatology Doctorate Don't Required
Dental Materials Master's Don't Required
Dental Materials Doctorate Don't Required
Dental Prosthetics Master's Don't Required
Dental Prosthetics Doctorate Don't Required
Endodontics Master's Don't Required
Endodontics Doctorate Don't Required
Human Cognition Master's Don't Required
Human Cognition Doctorate Don't Required
Medical Practice Master's Don't Required
Medical Practice Doctorate Don't Required
Nephrology Master's Don't Required
Nephrology Doctorate Don't Required
Neurosciences Master's Don't Required
Neurosciences Doctorate Don't Required
Orthodontics and Facial Orthopedics Master's Don't Required
Orthodontics and Facial Orthopedics Doctorate Don't Required
Pediatrics Master's Don't Required
Pediatrics Doctorate Don't Required
Restorative Dentistry Master's Don't Required
Restorative Dentistry Doctorate Don't Required
Social Psychology Master's Don't Required
Social Psychology Doctorate Don't Required
Surgical Practice Master's Don't Required
Surgical Practice Doctorate Don't Required
Research line Description
Evaluation of mechanisms involved in inflammatory and nociceptive alterations This line of research is concerned with the evaluation of mechanisms involved in inflammatory and nociceptive alterations
Drug Development This line of research has been designed for the development of drugs against neglected tropical diseases (tuberculosis and malaria) and the development of drugs against chronic and degenerative diseases.
Preclinical neuropharmacology This line of research is concerned with Pre-Clinical Neuropharmacology.
Evaluation of pharmacological targets in cancer treatment This line of research is concerned with the evaluation of pharmacological targets in cancer treatment.
Analysis and evaluation of neurochemical and pharmacological mechanisms in neurological diseases Study of the neurochemical roots and pharmacological targets in neurological diseases.
Biological Aspects of Aging This line of research is intended for the study of basic biological characteristics that play a role in the process of aging at the molecular, cellular, biochemical, genetic and evolutionary levels, as well as their forms of interaction with environmental factors in animal models and human beings (in vitro and in vivo).
Clinical and Emotional Aspects of Aging This line is geared towards the clinical and epidemiological study of the elderly and aging. Some of the most commonly researched topics are: geriatric syndromes (cognitive impairment, postural instability, immobility, fecal incontinence, iatrogenesis, communication disorder), frailty syndrome, brain aging, mental health, osteomuscular aging, cardiometabolic risk factors and nutrition.
Social-cultural, Demographic and Bioethical Aspects of Aging This line is geared towards the study of social, cultural, economic, demographic and bioethical aspects involved in the process of aging.
Aging and Public Health This line of research is intended to study the conditions of life, health and health care received and provided to the elderly, including long-living patients. It is intended to assess primary and secondary health care services, to design of instruments for monitoring access, service routines and care provided to the elderly and long-living patients in the public health care network. Additionally, it will investigate the natural history of diseases and health conditions as well as health prevention and control, in view of the socio-demographic variables, health indicators, life styles, functional capacity, psycho-social competences and quality of life.
Diagnosis and applied therapies This line of research evaluates and compares complementary diagnostic methods applied to Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (OMS). It analyzes the results of drug therapy applied to OMS. It selects the medicinal and/or surgical therapies recommended for trauma or oral and maxillofacial pathologies.
Craniofacial growth, development and deformities This line of research focuses on studies that support the diagnosis and surgical treatment of craniofacial patients with congenital or acquired deformities.
Theories, Techniques and Interventions in Clinical Psychology The line of research Theories, Techniques and Intervention in Clinical Psychology relies on six research groups that investigate, throughout the life cycle, psychological assessment and treatment processes as well as the development and adaptation of instruments for psychological assessment. Quantitative, qualitative and mixed designs are applied and psychoanalytical or cognitive-behavioral theories are used as theoretical background.
Stomatology diagnostic methods It aims to study the diseases of the oral and maxillofacial region and their consequences through different diagnostic methods that are applicable to them, as well as the provision of deeper insights and acquisition of new methods for clinical, laboratory and imaging diagnosis.
Oral and maxillofacial diseases ¿ clinical, immunological and anatomo-pathological studies The goal is to study, through clinical and laboratory trials, the etiopathogenesis of diseases that affect the oral cavity, as well as their consequences.
Craniomandibular Disorders This line of research studies the alterations caused by occlusal disorders directly on the temporomandibular joints, and assesses, along with signs and symptoms, the most adequate means for their resolution.
Dentistry Techniques and Devices This line of research studies the different techniques and devices, fixed and removable, according to clinical situation
Etiopathogenesis and treatment of periodontal and periapical diseases To better understand the modulatory processes involved in the onset and progression of inflammatory alterations involved in pulpal, periapical and periodontal lesions, correlating them with systemic outcomes.
Applied and Basic Cognitive Processes Esta línea de investigación se dedica al estudio básico y aplicado de la cognición humana. La principal teoría de apoyo es la Psicología Cognitiva amparada por los presupuestos del método experimental.
Psychobiology, Neuropsychology and Behavior This line of research focuses on studying the relationship between the psychobiological and neurocognitive mechanisms related to behavior.
Respiratory Diseases / Exhaled nitric oxide and others markers of inflammation This line of research is intended to assess the role of expired nitric oxide as an inflammation marker.
Molecular Biology, immunology and stem cell This line of research is concerned with the study of molecular alterations in tumors, mainly those affecting the digestive and respiratory systems, through PCR techniques in real time, immunohistochemistry, flow cytometry and cell cultivation. It will also look at Cell Therapy and Tissue Engineering.
Cardiology/Risk Factors and genetics factors in cardiovascular diseases This line of research is concerned with assessing risk factors for cardiovascular surgeries using markers; traditional risk factors (dyslipidemias, arterial hypertension, diabetes, smoke addiction) and potential emerging ones (apolipoprotein B,small and dense LDL cholesterol) in coronary heart diseases.
Cardiology/Cellular therapy This line of research is intended to assess the efficiency and safety of autologous implants of bone marrow stem cells in patients suffering from dilated cardiomyopathy and in patients suffering from acute myocardial infarction.
Respiratory Diseases / Smoking and smoking-related diseases This line of research will address the determining factors of success/failure in smoking cessation; it will assess the role of genetics in the experimentation, maintenance and cessation of smoking; it will test the efficacy of different therapies.
Study abdomen adult and elderly healthy and sick with new technologies in Diagnostic Imaging First of all, this line of research is intended to introduce students to different abdominal organs in advanced imaging modalities, such as magnetic resonance and positron emission tomography. It is intended to study the normal anatomy of these organs and tissues and their anatomic variations, thus allowing for a comparison between healthy and unhealthy individuals. With this, we intent to provide deeper insights into the abdomen's normal anatomy and its anatomic variation through new imaging technologies. Additionally, this line of research will determine the diagnostic imaging accuracy of gastrointestinal tract and urinary system diseases. We are intent on reaching an earlier and more precise diagnosis of the diseases of adult and elderly patients, thus increasing their survival. It has been designed to produce researchers and professors who want to work within this line of research responsible for studying the most common diseases in our population.
Clinical Epidemiology This area of concentration is intended to develop research in clinical epidemiology focusing on its methodological and clinical aspects. This line of research intends to encourage the development of research projects that contribute to the progress in identification, intervention and promotion of determinants of the health-disease process in human population.
Functional and Molecular Image of the Body Functional imaging is the state-of-the-art in diagnostic imaging. Magnetic Resonance made a giant leap in that direction through the employment of ultra-rapid acquisition techniques, which have enabled the measurement of variations in oxygen consumption levels arising from the BOLD effect and an estimation of the cellularity of tissues through the diffusion technique. PET has enabled Nuclear Medicine to measure the level of consumption of glucose in the tissue, by making use of ionizing radiation. It is largely employed in the investigation of tumors and metastasis, which have naturally increased the consumption of glucose due to a larger metabolic level. More recently, the Dynamic PET has enabled the assessment of the consumption of glucose over time and the measurement of the most active regions more precisely.
Epidemiology and Environmental Health This course is intended to encourage the development of research into the area of epidemiology and environmental health with an eye to the methodological and clinical aspects. This line of research seeks to encourage the development of research projects that contribute to the advancement of the identification, intervention and promotion of the determinants of the health-disease process in human population.
Training and Development for Teachers in Health Sciences This line of research will enable the production of scientific and technological research and the provision of Master's and Doctoral degrees as well as the conduction of Postdoc research in the area of Health Care Education.
Extra-renal dialysis and transplatation This line of research is intended for the study of different modalities of renal replacement therapies, with emphasis on organ transplantation, especially when it comes to immunology of transplants.
Clinical nephrology and arterial hypertension This line of research will address topics related to several aspects of clinical nephrology, renal function, arterial hypertension, renal and metabolic diseases.
Cellular metabolism and membrane transport in renal and metabolic diseases (or disease states) This line of research is designed for the study of physiopathogenic mechanisms of several renal and metabolic diseases.
Mechanisms of memory consolidation This line of research will look at the role of the central histaminergic system in the basolateral amygdala and in the hippocampus in the consolidation of aversive and non-aversive memory. It will also look at the influence of the treatment relying on a histidine decarboxylase inhibitor.
Developmental neurology This line of research will deal with the ontogenesis and bioelectrogenesis of the Central Nervous System (clinical aspects and animal model), sleep studies and its disorders through the assessment of clinical and neurophysiological characteristics, thus laying the foundations for the understanding of sleep medicine in childhood, and the normal and abnormal development in early childhood.
Neurology/ stem cells This line of research is concerned with the assessment of the possibility of regeneration of central and peripheral neurological injuries resulting from neurodegenerative diseases, with somatic stem cells, as well as with the study of the structural and functional mechanisms of regeneration from injuries.
Cholinergic versus non-cholinergic components of memory The purpose of this line of research is to determine the components of memory deficits observable in transgenic rats incapable of expressing the fast transporter of hippocampal acetylcholine in different degrees. This can be applied to the treatment of the Alzheimer's disease with pro-collinergic drugs among others.
Behavioral neurology and neuropsychiatry This line of research will look at the neurobiology of psychiatric diseases and behavioral alterations in major neurological diseases.
Cognitive brain imaging This line of research will look at the development of new techniques for the analysis of neuroimaging and studies of neural bases of superior cognitive processes (for instance, language comprehension and acquisition, executive functions, spatial reasoning).
Synaptic tagging of extinction The generation of weak LTP in a dendrite of pyramidal cells of the hippocampus can increase its potential by the LTP produced in another distant dendrite. This is called synaptic tagging and is due to the tagging of the first synapsis (tag) by a local protein which attracts another generated by the second synapsis (capture).
Neurotoxic activity of ureases and derived peptides This line of research will address the neurotoxic and pro-inflammatory activities of ureases of different organisms. It will also address the methodologies of study of neurotoxicity relying on the use of insects-models. As well as this, it will look at ureases as virulence factors for pathogenic microorganisms, especially bacteria Helicobacter pylori and Proteus mirabilis and Cryptococcu yeasts.
Neuroinflammation/Multiple Sclerosis/ neuromyelitis optica The inflammation resulting from neurological diseases may be primarily involved with the physiopathology of immunomediated diseases of the nervous system, such as multiple sclerosis, neuromyelitis optica, ADEM - acute demyelinating encephalomyelitis, Guillain-Barré syndrome, autoimmune encephalitis and some neurological complications resulting directly or indirectly from viral or bacterial infections (e.g. meningoencephalitis). In other diseases, the inflammation plays a major role, but less clear than it is in strokes and in degenerative diseases of the central nervous system. The deregulation in the immune system, be it either temporary or permanent, may lead to injuries in the brain, bone marrow and peripheral nerves that cause permanent neuronal damage with the risk of aftereffects and permanent incapacity. By relying on advanced methods in molecular biology associated with clinical and imaging assessment (magnetic resonance, nuclear medicine), we have conducted research that is intended to understand the intrinsic and extrinsic mechanisms that lead to an increase of pro-inflammatory substances such as cytokines, chemokines, the production of autoantibodies, complement system activation, proliferation / maturation of autoreactive lymphocytes T and B, microglial activation and the alteration of the blood-brain barrier. Besides, we have conducted research for the identification of specific biomarkers for each disease which may assist in the establishment of better diagnosis/prognosis and in experimental animal models for the study of physiopathology and innovative therapeutic interventions.
Childhood epilepsy This line of research will address epilepsy in childhood.
Epilepsy This line of research will cover clinical and electroencephalographic, pharmacological, neuroimaging and surgical studies in the realm of epilepsy. The direct involvement of São Lucas Hospital with the diagnosis, clinical treatment and epilepsy surgery opens interesting perspectives of investigation, seeking diagnostic refinement, new treatment options and the correlations of epileptic syndromes with structural alterations of the brain.
Growth, Development, Diagnosis and Applied Therapies This line of research will focus on studies that support the diagnosis, planning and treatment of orthodontic and facial orthopedic cases.
Orthodontic Materials and Biocompatibility This line fosters comparative studies of biocompatible dental materials with emphasis on those that are interesting to the field of orthodontics, supported by resources available from the Schools of Biosciences, Chemistry, Pharmacy and the Toxicology Institute.
Asthma: epidemiology, genetics and the study of basic mechanisms Epidemiology of asthma in different populations.
Respiratory Failure Etiopathogenesis, epidemiology, diagnosis and management of high impact respiratory infections in the pediatric population.
Stem cells and neurodegenerative diseases To assess the possibility of recovery of central and peripheral neurological lesions resulting from neurodegenerative diseases with somatic stem cells, as well as to study the mechanisms of structural and functional recovery of lesions.
Diagnostic and Therapeutic Interventions in Newborn Infants It addresses interventions in neonatal respiratory diseases, infectious diseases and nutrition disorders.
Pediatric Clinical and Experimental Epilesy Study of epileptic syndromes that begin during childhood including etiology, pathophysiology, characterization of specific syndromes, complementary investigation, comorbidities, treatment (clinical and surgical) and evaluation / development of new antiepileptic drugs. The experimental approach uses an in vitro and in vivo model of electrophysiology and immunohistochemistry, as well as a model to verify the effects of early seizures in the developing CNS.
Clinical Epidemiology applied to child health issues Study the validity of signs, symptoms and screening and diagnostic tests; and epidemiological indicators of childhood diseases and disorders, such as incidence, prevalence and mortality, relating them to etiological and prognostic factors.
Prematurity: impact in lung development and immune response To address pulmonary growth and development, focusing on the direct and indirect effects of prematurity on the lung.
Epigenetic and Molecular Mechanisms of Developmental Stress To investigate epigenetic and molecular mechanisms related to neurocognitive and behavioral development after exposure to early stress.
Cystic Fibrosis: epidemiology, genetics and therapeutics Epidemiology, genetic diagnosis and therapy of childhood lung diseases.
Tumor Immunology To study tumor immunology
Functional evaluation and rehabilitation in chronic respiratory diseases Research in the area of ​​functional assessment and rehabilitation of patients with chronic diseases, such as cystic fibrosis and asthma. It focuses on aspects such as physical activity and physical inactivity, pulmonary function, musculoskeletal development, obesity and quality of life.
Behavioral and Developmental Neurology Study of ontogenesis and bioelectrogenesis of the Central Nervous System. It evaluates, through polysomnography, the physiological changes and gestational age dependent and the influence of neonatal neurological disorders in the process of organization of brain electrical activity. It evaluates the neurological follow-up of premature newborns, considering the effects of prematurity on neuropsychomotor development. It evaluates the follow-up of term neonates with congenital infectious pathologies and hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy. Includes study of sleep and its disorders through the evaluation of clinical and neurophysiological characteristics forming the basis for understanding sleep medicine in childhood.
Immune responses to respiratory viral infections To analyze immune response to viral respiratory infections.
Stress and development It studies the mechanisms and development of possible therapies to prevent and / or treat the effects of early life interventions and their repercussions on the organism's development. It uses experimental research resources to study stress, inflammation, respiratory diseases, systems development, physical activity and their relationships with the life-long effects of perinatal changes.
Evaluation of the impact of interventions in early stages of development on neurochemical mechanisms and reflexes on behavior in juvenile and adult phase using animal models.
Research on the role of inflammation and the immune system in neurological diseases. Investigation of genetic and environmental factors. Development of experimental models, research on biomarkers, neurodegenerative processes, cognitive assessment and neuroimaging (magnetic resonance imaging and nuclear medicine) in diseases such as multiple sclerosis, optic neuromyelitis, anti-MOG-associated disease, acute disseminated encephalomyelitis (ADEM) and autoimmune encephalitis.
The line is designed to study all aspects related to therapy, prognosis and humanization in Pediatric Intensive Care and Emergency Units. It also includes study of aspects that refer to the professionals and management processes involved within these units.
Adhesive systems Mechanical tests of the bond strength of adhesive systems applied on dental surfaces and dental materials such as composite resin, ceramics and fiberglass. In situ and in vivo studies for testing the adhesive systems.
Restorative technologies and techniques The objective is to develop studies in laser, finite elements, mechanical tests of restorative materials applied in cavity preparation and the investigation of the potential of new technologies that can be incorporated to these techniques.
Social Psychology and Health: Individuals, Groups and Institutions The research groups in this line of research aim to study and conduct research on the psychosocial dimensions of health, the group processes and organizations and the institutional relationship between subjects, groups and institutions aiming to shed light on the processes of health/sickness in different social contexts. The theoretical-methodological approaches are primarily based on Cognitive Social Psychology, Complex Social and Systemic Epidemiology.
Psychosocial Processes: Identities, Practices and Contexts The research groups in this line aim to produce investigation focused on studying the psychosocial processes, from a sociohistorical perspective. Issues related to contemporary identity markers that connect to time, space and imaginary are addressed. The focus of interest lies in the different possibilities of expression/meaning of culture in day-to-day life, associated with the creation of perspectives for comprehension and analysis.
Cell Terapy (Clinicals and experimental models, Regeneration and Tissue engineering, stem cells) This line of research will look at clinical and experimental models focused on the development of stem cells therapies, nervous regeneration and the use of stem cells in surgeries.
Obesity and Metabolic Syndrome This line is concerned with research in the area of obesity and metabolic syndrome with consequences in co-morbidities involved or related to the aforementioned pathologies.
Peripheral nerve (Clinical and experimental models, nerve regeneration, growth factors, stem cellls) Tissue Engineering (TE) is concerned with the study of new forms of tissue production to be used in reconstructive surgeries. It covers all methods and efforts made in order to create or induce the formation of tissues in a specific location.
Epidemiological, Clinicopathological, Radiological and Molecular aspects of malignant neoplasms. This area of concentration is intended to describe patients who suffer from malignant neoplasms in their different clinical stages, as well as to assess their clinical outcome by looking at the clinical, histopathological, radiological and molecular variables. Studies in this area may be accountable for addressing some issues that are still controversial among the scientific community.
Videolaparoscopic Surgery This area of concentration is intended to assess the advantages of the procedures conducted using less invasive techniques.
Scientific Publication in Psychology
COD Workload Description
31324-02 30 This course addresses: Theory and practice of scientific writing and reading; Ethics for scientific publications; Organization of scientific manuscripts; Types of publications; Editorial workflow and assessment systems.
Professors Home time Lattes
ROCHELE PAZ FONSECA 12 years and 2 months Link
LUISA FERNANDA HABIGZANG 5 years and 8 months Link
Concentration area Type Obligatoriness
Clinical Psychology Master's Required
Clinical Psychology Doctorate Required
Human Cognition Master's Required
Human Cognition Doctorate Required
Social Psychology Master's Required
Social Psychology Doctorate Required
Research line Description
Theories, Techniques and Interventions in Clinical Psychology The line of research Theories, Techniques and Intervention in Clinical Psychology relies on six research groups that investigate, throughout the life cycle, psychological assessment and treatment processes as well as the development and adaptation of instruments for psychological assessment. Quantitative, qualitative and mixed designs are applied and psychoanalytical or cognitive-behavioral theories are used as theoretical background.
Applied and Basic Cognitive Processes Esta línea de investigación se dedica al estudio básico y aplicado de la cognición humana. La principal teoría de apoyo es la Psicología Cognitiva amparada por los presupuestos del método experimental.
Psychobiology, Neuropsychology and Behavior This line of research focuses on studying the relationship between the psychobiological and neurocognitive mechanisms related to behavior.
Social Psychology and Health: Individuals, Groups and Institutions The research groups in this line of research aim to study and conduct research on the psychosocial dimensions of health, the group processes and organizations and the institutional relationship between subjects, groups and institutions aiming to shed light on the processes of health/sickness in different social contexts. The theoretical-methodological approaches are primarily based on Cognitive Social Psychology, Complex Social and Systemic Epidemiology.
Psychosocial Processes: Identities, Practices and Contexts The research groups in this line aim to produce investigation focused on studying the psychosocial processes, from a sociohistorical perspective. Issues related to contemporary identity markers that connect to time, space and imaginary are addressed. The focus of interest lies in the different possibilities of expression/meaning of culture in day-to-day life, associated with the creation of perspectives for comprehension and analysis.
Scientific Research Dynamics and Policies
COD Workload Description
7311B-02 30 This course intends to foster discussions on research policies in Brazil, including the assessment criteria employed by CAPES as well as scientometrics criteria. It also discusses the means for obtaining funding for scientific projects with an eye to meeting the different criteria set forth in specific projects. Additionally, one of the goals of the course is to discuss the scientific career both in Brazil and overseas and the possibilities for getting into the market. The course will discuss the differences between the areas of concentration as well as regional differences and other controversial topics in science. The peer-review process will be addressed, for both projects and scientific papers submitted to indexed journals. Part of the classes will be devoted for discussions on the ethical aspects of research, including issues such as plagiarism, co-authorship, publication of negative results, among others. Students will receive specific training to properly advise final papers as well as theses and dissertations.
Professors Home time Lattes
MARIA MARTHA CAMPOS 13 years and 8 months Link
Concentration area Type Obligatoriness
Biochemical and Molecular Pharmacology Master's Don't Required
Biochemical and Molecular Pharmacology Doctorate Don't Required
Biomedical Gerontology Master's Don't Required
Biomedical Gerontology Doctorate Don't Required
CTBMF Master's Don't Required
CTBMF Doctorate Don't Required
Cellular and Molecular Biology Master's Don't Required
Cellular and Molecular Biology Doctorate Don't Required
Clinical Psychology Master's Don't Required
Clinical Psychology Doctorate Don't Required
Clinical Stomatology Master's Don't Required
Clinical Stomatology Doctorate Don't Required
Dental Materials Master's Don't Required
Dental Materials Doctorate Don't Required
Dental Prosthetics Master's Don't Required
Dental Prosthetics Doctorate Don't Required
Endodontics Master's Don't Required
Endodontics Doctorate Don't Required
Human Cognition Master's Don't Required
Human Cognition Doctorate Don't Required
Medical Practice Master's Don't Required
Medical Practice Doctorate Don't Required
Nephrology Master's Don't Required
Nephrology Doctorate Don't Required
Neurosciences Master's Don't Required
Neurosciences Doctorate Don't Required
Orthodontics and Facial Orthopedics Master's Don't Required
Orthodontics and Facial Orthopedics Doctorate Don't Required
Pediatrics Master's Don't Required
Pediatrics Doctorate Don't Required
Restorative Dentistry Master's Don't Required
Restorative Dentistry Doctorate Don't Required
Social Psychology Master's Don't Required
Social Psychology Doctorate Don't Required
Surgical Practice Master's Don't Required
Surgical Practice Doctorate Don't Required
Zoology Master's Don't Required
Zoology Doctorate Don't Required
Research line Description
Evaluation of mechanisms involved in inflammatory and nociceptive alterations This line of research is concerned with the evaluation of mechanisms involved in inflammatory and nociceptive alterations
Drug Development This line of research has been designed for the development of drugs against neglected tropical diseases (tuberculosis and malaria) and the development of drugs against chronic and degenerative diseases.
Preclinical neuropharmacology This line of research is concerned with Pre-Clinical Neuropharmacology.
Evaluation of pharmacological targets in cancer treatment This line of research is concerned with the evaluation of pharmacological targets in cancer treatment.
Analysis and evaluation of neurochemical and pharmacological mechanisms in neurological diseases Study of the neurochemical roots and pharmacological targets in neurological diseases.
Biological Aspects of Aging This line of research is intended for the study of basic biological characteristics that play a role in the process of aging at the molecular, cellular, biochemical, genetic and evolutionary levels, as well as their forms of interaction with environmental factors in animal models and human beings (in vitro and in vivo).
Clinical and Emotional Aspects of Aging This line is geared towards the clinical and epidemiological study of the elderly and aging. Some of the most commonly researched topics are: geriatric syndromes (cognitive impairment, postural instability, immobility, fecal incontinence, iatrogenesis, communication disorder), frailty syndrome, brain aging, mental health, osteomuscular aging, cardiometabolic risk factors and nutrition.
Social-cultural, Demographic and Bioethical Aspects of Aging This line is geared towards the study of social, cultural, economic, demographic and bioethical aspects involved in the process of aging.
Aging and Public Health This line of research is intended to study the conditions of life, health and health care received and provided to the elderly, including long-living patients. It is intended to assess primary and secondary health care services, to design of instruments for monitoring access, service routines and care provided to the elderly and long-living patients in the public health care network. Additionally, it will investigate the natural history of diseases and health conditions as well as health prevention and control, in view of the socio-demographic variables, health indicators, life styles, functional capacity, psycho-social competences and quality of life.
Diagnosis and applied therapies This line of research evaluates and compares complementary diagnostic methods applied to Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (OMS). It analyzes the results of drug therapy applied to OMS. It selects the medicinal and/or surgical therapies recommended for trauma or oral and maxillofacial pathologies.
Craniofacial growth, development and deformities This line of research focuses on studies that support the diagnosis and surgical treatment of craniofacial patients with congenital or acquired deformities.
Cell Structure and Metabolism To follow is a list of topics this line of research is concerned with: Characterization of plant growth-promoting rhizobacteria (PGPR) and their effects on the growth and modulation of plants' secondary metabolism. Investigation into the morphological and pathophysiological basis and treatment for several diseases, such as Parkinson's and Alzheimer's, vascular accidents, depression, PTSD, epilepsy and diabetes. Characterization of the cellular and molecular mechanisms involved in inflammation and sepsis and investigation into drugs with potential anti-inflammatory action.
Cellular and Molecular Immunology To follow is a list of topics this line of research is concerned with: Development of vaccines and immunotherapies for cancer. Study of the immunosuppressive mechanisms using heat shock proteins in autoimmune diseases and transplant rejection. Investigation of psycho-neuroendocrine determinants of premature aging and immune system in healthy elderly individuals, patients with rheumatoid arthritis and bipolar disorder. Investigation into the impacts of premature stress in cognitive functions and inflammatory markers in healthy adolescents, those with bipolar disorder, and crack and cocaine addicts.
Cellular and Molecular Characterization in Microbiology and Parasitology To follow is a list of topics this line of research is concerned with: Development of new diagnostic methods for Schistosoma mansoni and Angiostrongylus cantonensis. Identification of relevant molecules involved in the immunological recognition of the host and ectoparasites, such as Rhipicephalus microplus and others affecting cattle. Isolation, cloning and expression of cDNAs of molecules and analysis of their potential immunoprotective effect. Characterization of antimicrobial resistance, virulence and clonal relations of important human and animal pathogenic agents. Investigation of phenotypes of bacterial persistence involved in the tolerance to antimicrobial agents.
Genetics, Genomics and Bioinformatics To follow is a list of topics this line of research is concerned with: Analysis of molecular markers in complex human diseases and analysis of molecular markers for forensic purposes. Phylogeny and molecular evolution of mammals. Genetics, evolution, ecology and conservation of carnivores. Evolutionary genetics of hair color of felidae. Molecular identification of biodiversity. Evolutionary and environmental genomics.
Cellular and Molecular Neurobiology To follow is a list of topics this line of research is concerned with: Animal models (zebra fish and rodents) intended to investigate the biological bases of neuropsychiatric diseases, neurodevelopment, neurotoxicology, neuropharmacology, learning and memory. In humans: aging and neurodegeneration, cognitive impairment and its association with hormone and neurotrophin levels.
Molecular Biology in the Drug/Target Interaction To follow is a list of topics this line of research is concerned with: Control and treatment of tuberculosis (drug-resistant tuberculosis) Identification of lead compounds based on defined targets, rational development of vaccines, development and validation on new diagnostic methods of multi-drug-resistant tuberculosis and new emerging genotypes. Additionally, students will make use of computer simulations in order to analyze the protein-ligand interactions. As well as this, it will address the structural study of target proteins, analysis of protein-ligand interactions and the development of bioinformatics tools. Lastly, it will focus on a description of mechanisms involved in pain, inflammation and cancer.
Theories, Techniques and Interventions in Clinical Psychology The line of research Theories, Techniques and Intervention in Clinical Psychology relies on six research groups that investigate, throughout the life cycle, psychological assessment and treatment processes as well as the development and adaptation of instruments for psychological assessment. Quantitative, qualitative and mixed designs are applied and psychoanalytical or cognitive-behavioral theories are used as theoretical background.
Stomatology diagnostic methods It aims to study the diseases of the oral and maxillofacial region and their consequences through different diagnostic methods that are applicable to them, as well as the provision of deeper insights and acquisition of new methods for clinical, laboratory and imaging diagnosis.
Oral and maxillofacial diseases ¿ clinical, immunological and anatomo-pathological studies The goal is to study, through clinical and laboratory trials, the etiopathogenesis of diseases that affect the oral cavity, as well as their consequences.
Craniomandibular Disorders This line of research studies the alterations caused by occlusal disorders directly on the temporomandibular joints, and assesses, along with signs and symptoms, the most adequate means for their resolution.
Dentistry Techniques and Devices This line of research studies the different techniques and devices, fixed and removable, according to clinical situation
Etiopathogenesis and treatment of periodontal and periapical diseases To better understand the modulatory processes involved in the onset and progression of inflammatory alterations involved in pulpal, periapical and periodontal lesions, correlating them with systemic outcomes.
Applied and Basic Cognitive Processes Esta línea de investigación se dedica al estudio básico y aplicado de la cognición humana. La principal teoría de apoyo es la Psicología Cognitiva amparada por los presupuestos del método experimental.
Psychobiology, Neuropsychology and Behavior This line of research focuses on studying the relationship between the psychobiological and neurocognitive mechanisms related to behavior.
Respiratory Diseases / Exhaled nitric oxide and others markers of inflammation This line of research is intended to assess the role of expired nitric oxide as an inflammation marker.
Molecular Biology, immunology and stem cell This line of research is concerned with the study of molecular alterations in tumors, mainly those affecting the digestive and respiratory systems, through PCR techniques in real time, immunohistochemistry, flow cytometry and cell cultivation. It will also look at Cell Therapy and Tissue Engineering.
Cardiology/Risk Factors and genetics factors in cardiovascular diseases This line of research is concerned with assessing risk factors for cardiovascular surgeries using markers; traditional risk factors (dyslipidemias, arterial hypertension, diabetes, smoke addiction) and potential emerging ones (apolipoprotein B,small and dense LDL cholesterol) in coronary heart diseases.
Cardiology/Cellular therapy This line of research is intended to assess the efficiency and safety of autologous implants of bone marrow stem cells in patients suffering from dilated cardiomyopathy and in patients suffering from acute myocardial infarction.
Respiratory Diseases / Smoking and smoking-related diseases This line of research will address the determining factors of success/failure in smoking cessation; it will assess the role of genetics in the experimentation, maintenance and cessation of smoking; it will test the efficacy of different therapies.
Study abdomen adult and elderly healthy and sick with new technologies in Diagnostic Imaging First of all, this line of research is intended to introduce students to different abdominal organs in advanced imaging modalities, such as magnetic resonance and positron emission tomography. It is intended to study the normal anatomy of these organs and tissues and their anatomic variations, thus allowing for a comparison between healthy and unhealthy individuals. With this, we intent to provide deeper insights into the abdomen's normal anatomy and its anatomic variation through new imaging technologies. Additionally, this line of research will determine the diagnostic imaging accuracy of gastrointestinal tract and urinary system diseases. We are intent on reaching an earlier and more precise diagnosis of the diseases of adult and elderly patients, thus increasing their survival. It has been designed to produce researchers and professors who want to work within this line of research responsible for studying the most common diseases in our population.
Clinical Epidemiology This area of concentration is intended to develop research in clinical epidemiology focusing on its methodological and clinical aspects. This line of research intends to encourage the development of research projects that contribute to the progress in identification, intervention and promotion of determinants of the health-disease process in human population.
Functional and Molecular Image of the Body Functional imaging is the state-of-the-art in diagnostic imaging. Magnetic Resonance made a giant leap in that direction through the employment of ultra-rapid acquisition techniques, which have enabled the measurement of variations in oxygen consumption levels arising from the BOLD effect and an estimation of the cellularity of tissues through the diffusion technique. PET has enabled Nuclear Medicine to measure the level of consumption of glucose in the tissue, by making use of ionizing radiation. It is largely employed in the investigation of tumors and metastasis, which have naturally increased the consumption of glucose due to a larger metabolic level. More recently, the Dynamic PET has enabled the assessment of the consumption of glucose over time and the measurement of the most active regions more precisely.
Epidemiology and Environmental Health This course is intended to encourage the development of research into the area of epidemiology and environmental health with an eye to the methodological and clinical aspects. This line of research seeks to encourage the development of research projects that contribute to the advancement of the identification, intervention and promotion of the determinants of the health-disease process in human population.
Training and Development for Teachers in Health Sciences This line of research will enable the production of scientific and technological research and the provision of Master's and Doctoral degrees as well as the conduction of Postdoc research in the area of Health Care Education.
Extra-renal dialysis and transplatation This line of research is intended for the study of different modalities of renal replacement therapies, with emphasis on organ transplantation, especially when it comes to immunology of transplants.
Clinical nephrology and arterial hypertension This line of research will address topics related to several aspects of clinical nephrology, renal function, arterial hypertension, renal and metabolic diseases.
Cellular metabolism and membrane transport in renal and metabolic diseases (or disease states) This line of research is designed for the study of physiopathogenic mechanisms of several renal and metabolic diseases.
Mechanisms of memory consolidation This line of research will look at the role of the central histaminergic system in the basolateral amygdala and in the hippocampus in the consolidation of aversive and non-aversive memory. It will also look at the influence of the treatment relying on a histidine decarboxylase inhibitor.
Developmental neurology This line of research will deal with the ontogenesis and bioelectrogenesis of the Central Nervous System (clinical aspects and animal model), sleep studies and its disorders through the assessment of clinical and neurophysiological characteristics, thus laying the foundations for the understanding of sleep medicine in childhood, and the normal and abnormal development in early childhood.
Neurology/ stem cells This line of research is concerned with the assessment of the possibility of regeneration of central and peripheral neurological injuries resulting from neurodegenerative diseases, with somatic stem cells, as well as with the study of the structural and functional mechanisms of regeneration from injuries.
Cholinergic versus non-cholinergic components of memory The purpose of this line of research is to determine the components of memory deficits observable in transgenic rats incapable of expressing the fast transporter of hippocampal acetylcholine in different degrees. This can be applied to the treatment of the Alzheimer's disease with pro-collinergic drugs among others.
Behavioral neurology and neuropsychiatry This line of research will look at the neurobiology of psychiatric diseases and behavioral alterations in major neurological diseases.
Cognitive brain imaging This line of research will look at the development of new techniques for the analysis of neuroimaging and studies of neural bases of superior cognitive processes (for instance, language comprehension and acquisition, executive functions, spatial reasoning).
Synaptic tagging of extinction The generation of weak LTP in a dendrite of pyramidal cells of the hippocampus can increase its potential by the LTP produced in another distant dendrite. This is called synaptic tagging and is due to the tagging of the first synapsis (tag) by a local protein which attracts another generated by the second synapsis (capture).
Neurotoxic activity of ureases and derived peptides This line of research will address the neurotoxic and pro-inflammatory activities of ureases of different organisms. It will also address the methodologies of study of neurotoxicity relying on the use of insects-models. As well as this, it will look at ureases as virulence factors for pathogenic microorganisms, especially bacteria Helicobacter pylori and Proteus mirabilis and Cryptococcu yeasts.
Neuroinflammation/Multiple Sclerosis/ neuromyelitis optica The inflammation resulting from neurological diseases may be primarily involved with the physiopathology of immunomediated diseases of the nervous system, such as multiple sclerosis, neuromyelitis optica, ADEM - acute demyelinating encephalomyelitis, Guillain-Barré syndrome, autoimmune encephalitis and some neurological complications resulting directly or indirectly from viral or bacterial infections (e.g. meningoencephalitis). In other diseases, the inflammation plays a major role, but less clear than it is in strokes and in degenerative diseases of the central nervous system. The deregulation in the immune system, be it either temporary or permanent, may lead to injuries in the brain, bone marrow and peripheral nerves that cause permanent neuronal damage with the risk of aftereffects and permanent incapacity. By relying on advanced methods in molecular biology associated with clinical and imaging assessment (magnetic resonance, nuclear medicine), we have conducted research that is intended to understand the intrinsic and extrinsic mechanisms that lead to an increase of pro-inflammatory substances such as cytokines, chemokines, the production of autoantibodies, complement system activation, proliferation / maturation of autoreactive lymphocytes T and B, microglial activation and the alteration of the blood-brain barrier. Besides, we have conducted research for the identification of specific biomarkers for each disease which may assist in the establishment of better diagnosis/prognosis and in experimental animal models for the study of physiopathology and innovative therapeutic interventions.
Childhood epilepsy This line of research will address epilepsy in childhood.
Epilepsy This line of research will cover clinical and electroencephalographic, pharmacological, neuroimaging and surgical studies in the realm of epilepsy. The direct involvement of São Lucas Hospital with the diagnosis, clinical treatment and epilepsy surgery opens interesting perspectives of investigation, seeking diagnostic refinement, new treatment options and the correlations of epileptic syndromes with structural alterations of the brain.
Growth, Development, Diagnosis and Applied Therapies This line of research will focus on studies that support the diagnosis, planning and treatment of orthodontic and facial orthopedic cases.
Orthodontic Materials and Biocompatibility This line fosters comparative studies of biocompatible dental materials with emphasis on those that are interesting to the field of orthodontics, supported by resources available from the Schools of Biosciences, Chemistry, Pharmacy and the Toxicology Institute.
Asthma: epidemiology, genetics and the study of basic mechanisms Epidemiology of asthma in different populations.
Respiratory Failure Etiopathogenesis, epidemiology, diagnosis and management of high impact respiratory infections in the pediatric population.
Stem cells and neurodegenerative diseases To assess the possibility of recovery of central and peripheral neurological lesions resulting from neurodegenerative diseases with somatic stem cells, as well as to study the mechanisms of structural and functional recovery of lesions.
Diagnostic and Therapeutic Interventions in Newborn Infants It addresses interventions in neonatal respiratory diseases, infectious diseases and nutrition disorders.
Pediatric Clinical and Experimental Epilesy Study of epileptic syndromes that begin during childhood including etiology, pathophysiology, characterization of specific syndromes, complementary investigation, comorbidities, treatment (clinical and surgical) and evaluation / development of new antiepileptic drugs. The experimental approach uses an in vitro and in vivo model of electrophysiology and immunohistochemistry, as well as a model to verify the effects of early seizures in the developing CNS.
Clinical Epidemiology applied to child health issues Study the validity of signs, symptoms and screening and diagnostic tests; and epidemiological indicators of childhood diseases and disorders, such as incidence, prevalence and mortality, relating them to etiological and prognostic factors.
Prematurity: impact in lung development and immune response To address pulmonary growth and development, focusing on the direct and indirect effects of prematurity on the lung.
Epigenetic and Molecular Mechanisms of Developmental Stress To investigate epigenetic and molecular mechanisms related to neurocognitive and behavioral development after exposure to early stress.
Cystic Fibrosis: epidemiology, genetics and therapeutics Epidemiology, genetic diagnosis and therapy of childhood lung diseases.
Tumor Immunology To study tumor immunology
Functional evaluation and rehabilitation in chronic respiratory diseases Research in the area of ​​functional assessment and rehabilitation of patients with chronic diseases, such as cystic fibrosis and asthma. It focuses on aspects such as physical activity and physical inactivity, pulmonary function, musculoskeletal development, obesity and quality of life.
Behavioral and Developmental Neurology Study of ontogenesis and bioelectrogenesis of the Central Nervous System. It evaluates, through polysomnography, the physiological changes and gestational age dependent and the influence of neonatal neurological disorders in the process of organization of brain electrical activity. It evaluates the neurological follow-up of premature newborns, considering the effects of prematurity on neuropsychomotor development. It evaluates the follow-up of term neonates with congenital infectious pathologies and hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy. Includes study of sleep and its disorders through the evaluation of clinical and neurophysiological characteristics forming the basis for understanding sleep medicine in childhood.
Immune responses to respiratory viral infections To analyze immune response to viral respiratory infections.
Stress and development It studies the mechanisms and development of possible therapies to prevent and / or treat the effects of early life interventions and their repercussions on the organism's development. It uses experimental research resources to study stress, inflammation, respiratory diseases, systems development, physical activity and their relationships with the life-long effects of perinatal changes.
Evaluation of the impact of interventions in early stages of development on neurochemical mechanisms and reflexes on behavior in juvenile and adult phase using animal models.
Research on the role of inflammation and the immune system in neurological diseases. Investigation of genetic and environmental factors. Development of experimental models, research on biomarkers, neurodegenerative processes, cognitive assessment and neuroimaging (magnetic resonance imaging and nuclear medicine) in diseases such as multiple sclerosis, optic neuromyelitis, anti-MOG-associated disease, acute disseminated encephalomyelitis (ADEM) and autoimmune encephalitis.
The line is designed to study all aspects related to therapy, prognosis and humanization in Pediatric Intensive Care and Emergency Units. It also includes study of aspects that refer to the professionals and management processes involved within these units.
Adhesive systems Mechanical tests of the bond strength of adhesive systems applied on dental surfaces and dental materials such as composite resin, ceramics and fiberglass. In situ and in vivo studies for testing the adhesive systems.
Restorative technologies and techniques The objective is to develop studies in laser, finite elements, mechanical tests of restorative materials applied in cavity preparation and the investigation of the potential of new technologies that can be incorporated to these techniques.
Social Psychology and Health: Individuals, Groups and Institutions The research groups in this line of research aim to study and conduct research on the psychosocial dimensions of health, the group processes and organizations and the institutional relationship between subjects, groups and institutions aiming to shed light on the processes of health/sickness in different social contexts. The theoretical-methodological approaches are primarily based on Cognitive Social Psychology, Complex Social and Systemic Epidemiology.
Psychosocial Processes: Identities, Practices and Contexts The research groups in this line aim to produce investigation focused on studying the psychosocial processes, from a sociohistorical perspective. Issues related to contemporary identity markers that connect to time, space and imaginary are addressed. The focus of interest lies in the different possibilities of expression/meaning of culture in day-to-day life, associated with the creation of perspectives for comprehension and analysis.
Cell Terapy (Clinicals and experimental models, Regeneration and Tissue engineering, stem cells) This line of research will look at clinical and experimental models focused on the development of stem cells therapies, nervous regeneration and the use of stem cells in surgeries.
Obesity and Metabolic Syndrome This line is concerned with research in the area of obesity and metabolic syndrome with consequences in co-morbidities involved or related to the aforementioned pathologies.
Peripheral nerve (Clinical and experimental models, nerve regeneration, growth factors, stem cellls) Tissue Engineering (TE) is concerned with the study of new forms of tissue production to be used in reconstructive surgeries. It covers all methods and efforts made in order to create or induce the formation of tissues in a specific location.
Epidemiological, Clinicopathological, Radiological and Molecular aspects of malignant neoplasms. This area of concentration is intended to describe patients who suffer from malignant neoplasms in their different clinical stages, as well as to assess their clinical outcome by looking at the clinical, histopathological, radiological and molecular variables. Studies in this area may be accountable for addressing some issues that are still controversial among the scientific community.
Videolaparoscopic Surgery This area of concentration is intended to assess the advantages of the procedures conducted using less invasive techniques.
Ecology and Conservation This line of research includes projects related to the study of the ecological relationships of animals in the broadest sense, including autoecology, ecophysiology, behavior, parasitology, population dynamics, and conservation studies.
Systematic and Biodiversity This line of research brings together projects related to the study of biodiversity in all its comparative aspects, such as Taxonomy, Systematics (morphological and molecular), morphology and inventories, in the different taxonomic groups.
Applied Zoology This line will look at biochemical, physiological and natural history studies, among others, of organisms that have a sanitary, economic, social and/or environmental interest.
Special Topics in Psychology
COD Workload Description
313E5-01 15 This course will be offered in an intensive mode by external professors invited by the Graduate Program in Psychology who will be addressing specific topics on relevant national and international issues in Psychology and similar areas.
No offer for current semester
Concentration area Type Obligatoriness
Clinical Psychology Master's Don't Required
Clinical Psychology Doctorate Don't Required
Human Cognition Master's Don't Required
Human Cognition Doctorate Don't Required
Social Psychology Master's Don't Required
Social Psychology Doctorate Don't Required
Research line Description
Theories, Techniques and Interventions in Clinical Psychology The line of research Theories, Techniques and Intervention in Clinical Psychology relies on six research groups that investigate, throughout the life cycle, psychological assessment and treatment processes as well as the development and adaptation of instruments for psychological assessment. Quantitative, qualitative and mixed designs are applied and psychoanalytical or cognitive-behavioral theories are used as theoretical background.
Applied and Basic Cognitive Processes Esta línea de investigación se dedica al estudio básico y aplicado de la cognición humana. La principal teoría de apoyo es la Psicología Cognitiva amparada por los presupuestos del método experimental.
Psychobiology, Neuropsychology and Behavior This line of research focuses on studying the relationship between the psychobiological and neurocognitive mechanisms related to behavior.
Social Psychology and Health: Individuals, Groups and Institutions The research groups in this line of research aim to study and conduct research on the psychosocial dimensions of health, the group processes and organizations and the institutional relationship between subjects, groups and institutions aiming to shed light on the processes of health/sickness in different social contexts. The theoretical-methodological approaches are primarily based on Cognitive Social Psychology, Complex Social and Systemic Epidemiology.
Psychosocial Processes: Identities, Practices and Contexts The research groups in this line aim to produce investigation focused on studying the psychosocial processes, from a sociohistorical perspective. Issues related to contemporary identity markers that connect to time, space and imaginary are addressed. The focus of interest lies in the different possibilities of expression/meaning of culture in day-to-day life, associated with the creation of perspectives for comprehension and analysis.
Special Topics in Psychology II
COD Workload Description
313G6-01 15 This course aims to stimulate both the integration and the debate between researchers, professors and students from different areas of concentration and different lines of research in the field of Psychology. The course will be organized through the presentation of different current topics of research in Psychology and will be presented by invited external professors to the Postgraduate Program in Psychology.
No offer for current semester
Concentration area Type Obligatoriness
Clinical Psychology Master's Don't Required
Clinical Psychology Doctorate Don't Required
Human Cognition Master's Don't Required
Human Cognition Doctorate Don't Required
Social Psychology Master's Don't Required
Social Psychology Doctorate Don't Required
Research line Description
Theories, Techniques and Interventions in Clinical Psychology The line of research Theories, Techniques and Intervention in Clinical Psychology relies on six research groups that investigate, throughout the life cycle, psychological assessment and treatment processes as well as the development and adaptation of instruments for psychological assessment. Quantitative, qualitative and mixed designs are applied and psychoanalytical or cognitive-behavioral theories are used as theoretical background.
Applied and Basic Cognitive Processes Esta línea de investigación se dedica al estudio básico y aplicado de la cognición humana. La principal teoría de apoyo es la Psicología Cognitiva amparada por los presupuestos del método experimental.
Psychobiology, Neuropsychology and Behavior This line of research focuses on studying the relationship between the psychobiological and neurocognitive mechanisms related to behavior.
Social Psychology and Health: Individuals, Groups and Institutions The research groups in this line of research aim to study and conduct research on the psychosocial dimensions of health, the group processes and organizations and the institutional relationship between subjects, groups and institutions aiming to shed light on the processes of health/sickness in different social contexts. The theoretical-methodological approaches are primarily based on Cognitive Social Psychology, Complex Social and Systemic Epidemiology.
Psychosocial Processes: Identities, Practices and Contexts The research groups in this line aim to produce investigation focused on studying the psychosocial processes, from a sociohistorical perspective. Issues related to contemporary identity markers that connect to time, space and imaginary are addressed. The focus of interest lies in the different possibilities of expression/meaning of culture in day-to-day life, associated with the creation of perspectives for comprehension and analysis.
Special Topics in Psychology IV
COD Workload Description
19691-01 15 This course aims to stimulate both the integration and the debate between researchers, professors and students from different areas of concentration and different lines of research in the field of Psychology. The course will be organized through the presentation of different current topics of research in Psychology and will be presented by invited external professors to the Postgraduate Program in Psychology.
No offer for current semester
Concentration area Type Obligatoriness
Clinical Psychology Master's Don't Required
Clinical Psychology Doctorate Don't Required
Human Cognition Master's Don't Required
Human Cognition Doctorate Don't Required
Social Psychology Master's Don't Required
Social Psychology Doctorate Don't Required
Research line Description
Theories, Techniques and Interventions in Clinical Psychology The line of research Theories, Techniques and Intervention in Clinical Psychology relies on six research groups that investigate, throughout the life cycle, psychological assessment and treatment processes as well as the development and adaptation of instruments for psychological assessment. Quantitative, qualitative and mixed designs are applied and psychoanalytical or cognitive-behavioral theories are used as theoretical background.
Applied and Basic Cognitive Processes Esta línea de investigación se dedica al estudio básico y aplicado de la cognición humana. La principal teoría de apoyo es la Psicología Cognitiva amparada por los presupuestos del método experimental.
Psychobiology, Neuropsychology and Behavior This line of research focuses on studying the relationship between the psychobiological and neurocognitive mechanisms related to behavior.
Social Psychology and Health: Individuals, Groups and Institutions The research groups in this line of research aim to study and conduct research on the psychosocial dimensions of health, the group processes and organizations and the institutional relationship between subjects, groups and institutions aiming to shed light on the processes of health/sickness in different social contexts. The theoretical-methodological approaches are primarily based on Cognitive Social Psychology, Complex Social and Systemic Epidemiology.
Psychosocial Processes: Identities, Practices and Contexts The research groups in this line aim to produce investigation focused on studying the psychosocial processes, from a sociohistorical perspective. Issues related to contemporary identity markers that connect to time, space and imaginary are addressed. The focus of interest lies in the different possibilities of expression/meaning of culture in day-to-day life, associated with the creation of perspectives for comprehension and analysis.
Special Topics in Psychology V
COD Workload Description
19692-01 15 This course aims to stimulate both the integration and the debate between researchers, professors and students from different areas of concentration and different lines of research in the field of Psychology. The course will be organized through the presentation of different current topics of research in Psychology and will be presented by invited external professors to the Postgraduate Program in Psychology.
Professors Home time Lattes
RODRIGO GRASSI DE OLIVEIRA 11 years and 3 months Link
Concentration area Type Obligatoriness
Clinical Psychology Master's Don't Required
Clinical Psychology Doctorate Don't Required
Human Cognition Master's Don't Required
Human Cognition Doctorate Don't Required
Social Psychology Master's Don't Required
Social Psychology Doctorate Don't Required
Research line Description
Theories, Techniques and Interventions in Clinical Psychology The line of research Theories, Techniques and Intervention in Clinical Psychology relies on six research groups that investigate, throughout the life cycle, psychological assessment and treatment processes as well as the development and adaptation of instruments for psychological assessment. Quantitative, qualitative and mixed designs are applied and psychoanalytical or cognitive-behavioral theories are used as theoretical background.
Applied and Basic Cognitive Processes Esta línea de investigación se dedica al estudio básico y aplicado de la cognición humana. La principal teoría de apoyo es la Psicología Cognitiva amparada por los presupuestos del método experimental.
Psychobiology, Neuropsychology and Behavior This line of research focuses on studying the relationship between the psychobiological and neurocognitive mechanisms related to behavior.
Social Psychology and Health: Individuals, Groups and Institutions The research groups in this line of research aim to study and conduct research on the psychosocial dimensions of health, the group processes and organizations and the institutional relationship between subjects, groups and institutions aiming to shed light on the processes of health/sickness in different social contexts. The theoretical-methodological approaches are primarily based on Cognitive Social Psychology, Complex Social and Systemic Epidemiology.
Psychosocial Processes: Identities, Practices and Contexts The research groups in this line aim to produce investigation focused on studying the psychosocial processes, from a sociohistorical perspective. Issues related to contemporary identity markers that connect to time, space and imaginary are addressed. The focus of interest lies in the different possibilities of expression/meaning of culture in day-to-day life, associated with the creation of perspectives for comprehension and analysis.
Special Topics inPsychology III
COD Workload Description
19649-01 15 This course aims to stimulate both the ingration and the debate between researchers, professors anstudents froom different areas of concentration an different lines os recherach in the field os Psychology. The course will be organized through the presentation of different current topics of reserach in Psychology and will be presented by invited external professors ti the Postgraduate Program in Psychology.
No offer for current semester
Concentration area Type Obligatoriness
Clinical Psychology Master's Don't Required
Clinical Psychology Doctorate Don't Required
Human Cognition Master's Don't Required
Human Cognition Doctorate Don't Required
Social Psychology Master's Don't Required
Social Psychology Doctorate Don't Required
Research line Description
Theories, Techniques and Interventions in Clinical Psychology The line of research Theories, Techniques and Intervention in Clinical Psychology relies on six research groups that investigate, throughout the life cycle, psychological assessment and treatment processes as well as the development and adaptation of instruments for psychological assessment. Quantitative, qualitative and mixed designs are applied and psychoanalytical or cognitive-behavioral theories are used as theoretical background.
Applied and Basic Cognitive Processes Esta línea de investigación se dedica al estudio básico y aplicado de la cognición humana. La principal teoría de apoyo es la Psicología Cognitiva amparada por los presupuestos del método experimental.
Psychobiology, Neuropsychology and Behavior This line of research focuses on studying the relationship between the psychobiological and neurocognitive mechanisms related to behavior.
Social Psychology and Health: Individuals, Groups and Institutions The research groups in this line of research aim to study and conduct research on the psychosocial dimensions of health, the group processes and organizations and the institutional relationship between subjects, groups and institutions aiming to shed light on the processes of health/sickness in different social contexts. The theoretical-methodological approaches are primarily based on Cognitive Social Psychology, Complex Social and Systemic Epidemiology.
Psychosocial Processes: Identities, Practices and Contexts The research groups in this line aim to produce investigation focused on studying the psychosocial processes, from a sociohistorical perspective. Issues related to contemporary identity markers that connect to time, space and imaginary are addressed. The focus of interest lies in the different possibilities of expression/meaning of culture in day-to-day life, associated with the creation of perspectives for comprehension and analysis.
Stigma and Prejudice
COD Workload Description
19695-04 60 This discipline will be composed of directed readings regarding in the themes Stigma and Prejudice. The aim is to establish a set of basic references based on readings of classical and contemporary texts in the field of Psychology, Social Sciences and Law. In addition, interfaces will be created with current debates in the Brazilian context, such as prejudice regarding markers such as race, disability, gender, sexual orientation, among others.
No offer for current semester
Concentration area Type Obligatoriness
Clinical Psychology Master's Don't Required
Clinical Psychology Doctorate Don't Required
Human Cognition Master's Don't Required
Human Cognition Doctorate Don't Required
Social Psychology Master's Don't Required
Social Psychology Doctorate Don't Required
Research line Description
Theories, Techniques and Interventions in Clinical Psychology The line of research Theories, Techniques and Intervention in Clinical Psychology relies on six research groups that investigate, throughout the life cycle, psychological assessment and treatment processes as well as the development and adaptation of instruments for psychological assessment. Quantitative, qualitative and mixed designs are applied and psychoanalytical or cognitive-behavioral theories are used as theoretical background.
Applied and Basic Cognitive Processes Esta línea de investigación se dedica al estudio básico y aplicado de la cognición humana. La principal teoría de apoyo es la Psicología Cognitiva amparada por los presupuestos del método experimental.
Psychobiology, Neuropsychology and Behavior This line of research focuses on studying the relationship between the psychobiological and neurocognitive mechanisms related to behavior.
Social Psychology and Health: Individuals, Groups and Institutions The research groups in this line of research aim to study and conduct research on the psychosocial dimensions of health, the group processes and organizations and the institutional relationship between subjects, groups and institutions aiming to shed light on the processes of health/sickness in different social contexts. The theoretical-methodological approaches are primarily based on Cognitive Social Psychology, Complex Social and Systemic Epidemiology.
Psychosocial Processes: Identities, Practices and Contexts The research groups in this line aim to produce investigation focused on studying the psychosocial processes, from a sociohistorical perspective. Issues related to contemporary identity markers that connect to time, space and imaginary are addressed. The focus of interest lies in the different possibilities of expression/meaning of culture in day-to-day life, associated with the creation of perspectives for comprehension and analysis.
Subject, Psychology and Public Policies
COD Workload Description
31364-02 30 This course discusses different conceptions of subjects and health in different Psychology approaches, as it brings together psychological practices and their effects on Public Policies.
Professors Home time Lattes
KATIA BONES ROCHA 7 years and 8 months Link
Concentration area Type Obligatoriness
Clinical Psychology Master's Don't Required
Clinical Psychology Doctorate Don't Required
Human Cognition Master's Don't Required
Human Cognition Doctorate Don't Required
Social Psychology Master's Don't Required
Social Psychology Doctorate Don't Required
Research line Description
Theories, Techniques and Interventions in Clinical Psychology The line of research Theories, Techniques and Intervention in Clinical Psychology relies on six research groups that investigate, throughout the life cycle, psychological assessment and treatment processes as well as the development and adaptation of instruments for psychological assessment. Quantitative, qualitative and mixed designs are applied and psychoanalytical or cognitive-behavioral theories are used as theoretical background.
Applied and Basic Cognitive Processes Esta línea de investigación se dedica al estudio básico y aplicado de la cognición humana. La principal teoría de apoyo es la Psicología Cognitiva amparada por los presupuestos del método experimental.
Psychobiology, Neuropsychology and Behavior This line of research focuses on studying the relationship between the psychobiological and neurocognitive mechanisms related to behavior.
Social Psychology and Health: Individuals, Groups and Institutions The research groups in this line of research aim to study and conduct research on the psychosocial dimensions of health, the group processes and organizations and the institutional relationship between subjects, groups and institutions aiming to shed light on the processes of health/sickness in different social contexts. The theoretical-methodological approaches are primarily based on Cognitive Social Psychology, Complex Social and Systemic Epidemiology.
Psychosocial Processes: Identities, Practices and Contexts The research groups in this line aim to produce investigation focused on studying the psychosocial processes, from a sociohistorical perspective. Issues related to contemporary identity markers that connect to time, space and imaginary are addressed. The focus of interest lies in the different possibilities of expression/meaning of culture in day-to-day life, associated with the creation of perspectives for comprehension and analysis.
Teacher Training Seminar
COD Workload Description
31399-02 30 This course addresses: Teacher training. Nature of the teaching work; Stages of the teaching process: planning, development and evaluation; Pedagogical strategies promoting the teaching-learning process.
Professors Home time Lattes
LILIAN MILNITSKY STEIN 30 years and 2 months Link
Concentration area Type Obligatoriness
Clinical Psychology Master's Don't Required
Clinical Psychology Doctorate Required
Human Cognition Master's Don't Required
Human Cognition Doctorate Required
Social Psychology Master's Don't Required
Social Psychology Doctorate Required
Research line Description
Theories, Techniques and Interventions in Clinical Psychology The line of research Theories, Techniques and Intervention in Clinical Psychology relies on six research groups that investigate, throughout the life cycle, psychological assessment and treatment processes as well as the development and adaptation of instruments for psychological assessment. Quantitative, qualitative and mixed designs are applied and psychoanalytical or cognitive-behavioral theories are used as theoretical background.
Applied and Basic Cognitive Processes Esta línea de investigación se dedica al estudio básico y aplicado de la cognición humana. La principal teoría de apoyo es la Psicología Cognitiva amparada por los presupuestos del método experimental.
Psychobiology, Neuropsychology and Behavior This line of research focuses on studying the relationship between the psychobiological and neurocognitive mechanisms related to behavior.
Social Psychology and Health: Individuals, Groups and Institutions The research groups in this line of research aim to study and conduct research on the psychosocial dimensions of health, the group processes and organizations and the institutional relationship between subjects, groups and institutions aiming to shed light on the processes of health/sickness in different social contexts. The theoretical-methodological approaches are primarily based on Cognitive Social Psychology, Complex Social and Systemic Epidemiology.
Psychosocial Processes: Identities, Practices and Contexts The research groups in this line aim to produce investigation focused on studying the psychosocial processes, from a sociohistorical perspective. Issues related to contemporary identity markers that connect to time, space and imaginary are addressed. The focus of interest lies in the different possibilities of expression/meaning of culture in day-to-day life, associated with the creation of perspectives for comprehension and analysis.
Theories and Interventions in Situations of Violence
COD Workload Description
313B8-02 30 This course addresses: Theories and approaches of analysis on different types of violence; Impact of violence on human development; Evidence-based practices for assessment, prevention and intervention in violence situations; Methods used for research on violence.
No offer for current semester
Concentration area Type Obligatoriness
Clinical Psychology Master's Don't Required
Clinical Psychology Doctorate Don't Required
Human Cognition Master's Don't Required
Human Cognition Doctorate Don't Required
Social Psychology Master's Don't Required
Social Psychology Doctorate Don't Required
Research line Description
Theories, Techniques and Interventions in Clinical Psychology The line of research Theories, Techniques and Intervention in Clinical Psychology relies on six research groups that investigate, throughout the life cycle, psychological assessment and treatment processes as well as the development and adaptation of instruments for psychological assessment. Quantitative, qualitative and mixed designs are applied and psychoanalytical or cognitive-behavioral theories are used as theoretical background.
Applied and Basic Cognitive Processes Esta línea de investigación se dedica al estudio básico y aplicado de la cognición humana. La principal teoría de apoyo es la Psicología Cognitiva amparada por los presupuestos del método experimental.
Psychobiology, Neuropsychology and Behavior This line of research focuses on studying the relationship between the psychobiological and neurocognitive mechanisms related to behavior.
Social Psychology and Health: Individuals, Groups and Institutions The research groups in this line of research aim to study and conduct research on the psychosocial dimensions of health, the group processes and organizations and the institutional relationship between subjects, groups and institutions aiming to shed light on the processes of health/sickness in different social contexts. The theoretical-methodological approaches are primarily based on Cognitive Social Psychology, Complex Social and Systemic Epidemiology.
Psychosocial Processes: Identities, Practices and Contexts The research groups in this line aim to produce investigation focused on studying the psychosocial processes, from a sociohistorical perspective. Issues related to contemporary identity markers that connect to time, space and imaginary are addressed. The focus of interest lies in the different possibilities of expression/meaning of culture in day-to-day life, associated with the creation of perspectives for comprehension and analysis.
Theories and Methods in Clinical Psychology
COD Workload Description
31395-02 30 The course focuses on topics in Psychology and Clinical Psychology, as well as on the history and conceptual basis of Clinical Psychology. Current themes and issues on the field, the methods, research result, processes, and ethics in Clinical Psychology are discussed.
No offer for current semester
Concentration area Type Obligatoriness
Clinical Psychology Master's Required
Clinical Psychology Doctorate Required
Research line Description
Theories, Techniques and Interventions in Clinical Psychology The line of research Theories, Techniques and Intervention in Clinical Psychology relies on six research groups that investigate, throughout the life cycle, psychological assessment and treatment processes as well as the development and adaptation of instruments for psychological assessment. Quantitative, qualitative and mixed designs are applied and psychoanalytical or cognitive-behavioral theories are used as theoretical background.
Theories and Methods in Human Cognition
COD Workload Description
31393-02 30 This course looks at the basic and applied research related to the theoretical and methodological aspects of Human Cognition.
Professors Home time Lattes
LILIAN MILNITSKY STEIN 30 years and 2 months Link
Concentration area Type Obligatoriness
Human Cognition Master's Required
Human Cognition Doctorate Required
Research line Description
Applied and Basic Cognitive Processes Esta línea de investigación se dedica al estudio básico y aplicado de la cognición humana. La principal teoría de apoyo es la Psicología Cognitiva amparada por los presupuestos del método experimental.
Psychobiology, Neuropsychology and Behavior This line of research focuses on studying the relationship between the psychobiological and neurocognitive mechanisms related to behavior.
Theories and Methods in Social Psychology
COD Workload Description
31398-02 30 This course addresses the theories and methods that support the epistemological discussion in Contemporary Social Psychology. It also looks at the theoretical and methodological contributions, classic and current ones, which introduce the area and underlie psychological research in the social field.
No offer for current semester
Concentration area Type Obligatoriness
Social Psychology Master's Required
Social Psychology Doctorate Required
Research line Description
Social Psychology and Health: Individuals, Groups and Institutions The research groups in this line of research aim to study and conduct research on the psychosocial dimensions of health, the group processes and organizations and the institutional relationship between subjects, groups and institutions aiming to shed light on the processes of health/sickness in different social contexts. The theoretical-methodological approaches are primarily based on Cognitive Social Psychology, Complex Social and Systemic Epidemiology.
Psychosocial Processes: Identities, Practices and Contexts The research groups in this line aim to produce investigation focused on studying the psychosocial processes, from a sociohistorical perspective. Issues related to contemporary identity markers that connect to time, space and imaginary are addressed. The focus of interest lies in the different possibilities of expression/meaning of culture in day-to-day life, associated with the creation of perspectives for comprehension and analysis.
Topics of Critical Discourse Analysis
COD Workload Description
21394-02 30 This course addresses: Study of epistemological approaches of the Critical Discourse Analysis (CDA); Contributions of linguistics, communication theory and dialogic approach; Discourse genres, notion of authorship, enunciation, context and ideology.
No offer for current semester
Concentration area Type Obligatoriness
Clinical Psychology Master's Don't Required
Clinical Psychology Doctorate Don't Required
Human Cognition Master's Don't Required
Human Cognition Doctorate Don't Required
Social Psychology Master's Don't Required
Social Psychology Doctorate Don't Required
Research line Description
Theories, Techniques and Interventions in Clinical Psychology The line of research Theories, Techniques and Intervention in Clinical Psychology relies on six research groups that investigate, throughout the life cycle, psychological assessment and treatment processes as well as the development and adaptation of instruments for psychological assessment. Quantitative, qualitative and mixed designs are applied and psychoanalytical or cognitive-behavioral theories are used as theoretical background.
Applied and Basic Cognitive Processes Esta línea de investigación se dedica al estudio básico y aplicado de la cognición humana. La principal teoría de apoyo es la Psicología Cognitiva amparada por los presupuestos del método experimental.
Psychobiology, Neuropsychology and Behavior This line of research focuses on studying the relationship between the psychobiological and neurocognitive mechanisms related to behavior.
Social Psychology and Health: Individuals, Groups and Institutions The research groups in this line of research aim to study and conduct research on the psychosocial dimensions of health, the group processes and organizations and the institutional relationship between subjects, groups and institutions aiming to shed light on the processes of health/sickness in different social contexts. The theoretical-methodological approaches are primarily based on Cognitive Social Psychology, Complex Social and Systemic Epidemiology.
Psychosocial Processes: Identities, Practices and Contexts The research groups in this line aim to produce investigation focused on studying the psychosocial processes, from a sociohistorical perspective. Issues related to contemporary identity markers that connect to time, space and imaginary are addressed. The focus of interest lies in the different possibilities of expression/meaning of culture in day-to-day life, associated with the creation of perspectives for comprehension and analysis.
Writing Workshop
COD Workload Description
313C1-02 30 This course l addresses: Stages of writing a scientific article; A critical reflection on the stages of creation, autonomy and production of scientific knowledge in Psychology; Planning and writing scientific articles.
No offer for current semester
Concentration area Type Obligatoriness
Clinical Psychology Master's Don't Required
Clinical Psychology Doctorate Don't Required
Human Cognition Master's Don't Required
Human Cognition Doctorate Don't Required
Social Psychology Master's Don't Required
Social Psychology Doctorate Don't Required
Research line Description
Theories, Techniques and Interventions in Clinical Psychology The line of research Theories, Techniques and Intervention in Clinical Psychology relies on six research groups that investigate, throughout the life cycle, psychological assessment and treatment processes as well as the development and adaptation of instruments for psychological assessment. Quantitative, qualitative and mixed designs are applied and psychoanalytical or cognitive-behavioral theories are used as theoretical background.
Applied and Basic Cognitive Processes Esta línea de investigación se dedica al estudio básico y aplicado de la cognición humana. La principal teoría de apoyo es la Psicología Cognitiva amparada por los presupuestos del método experimental.
Psychobiology, Neuropsychology and Behavior This line of research focuses on studying the relationship between the psychobiological and neurocognitive mechanisms related to behavior.
Social Psychology and Health: Individuals, Groups and Institutions The research groups in this line of research aim to study and conduct research on the psychosocial dimensions of health, the group processes and organizations and the institutional relationship between subjects, groups and institutions aiming to shed light on the processes of health/sickness in different social contexts. The theoretical-methodological approaches are primarily based on Cognitive Social Psychology, Complex Social and Systemic Epidemiology.
Psychosocial Processes: Identities, Practices and Contexts The research groups in this line aim to produce investigation focused on studying the psychosocial processes, from a sociohistorical perspective. Issues related to contemporary identity markers that connect to time, space and imaginary are addressed. The focus of interest lies in the different possibilities of expression/meaning of culture in day-to-day life, associated with the creation of perspectives for comprehension and analysis.
COD Workload Description
01387-02 30
No offer for current semester
Concentration area Type Obligatoriness
Human Cognition Inter-institutional doctorate degree Required
Research line Description
Applied and Basic Cognitive Processes Esta línea de investigación se dedica al estudio básico y aplicado de la cognición humana. La principal teoría de apoyo es la Psicología Cognitiva amparada por los presupuestos del método experimental.
Psychobiology, Neuropsychology and Behavior This line of research focuses on studying the relationship between the psychobiological and neurocognitive mechanisms related to behavior.
COD Workload Description
01389-04 60
No offer for current semester
Concentration area Type Obligatoriness
Clinical Psychology Inter-institutional doctorate degree Required
Human Cognition Inter-institutional doctorate degree Required
Social Psychology Inter-institutional doctorate degree Required
Research line Description
Theories, Techniques and Interventions in Clinical Psychology The line of research Theories, Techniques and Intervention in Clinical Psychology relies on six research groups that investigate, throughout the life cycle, psychological assessment and treatment processes as well as the development and adaptation of instruments for psychological assessment. Quantitative, qualitative and mixed designs are applied and psychoanalytical or cognitive-behavioral theories are used as theoretical background.
Applied and Basic Cognitive Processes Esta línea de investigación se dedica al estudio básico y aplicado de la cognición humana. La principal teoría de apoyo es la Psicología Cognitiva amparada por los presupuestos del método experimental.
Psychobiology, Neuropsychology and Behavior This line of research focuses on studying the relationship between the psychobiological and neurocognitive mechanisms related to behavior.
Social Psychology and Health: Individuals, Groups and Institutions The research groups in this line of research aim to study and conduct research on the psychosocial dimensions of health, the group processes and organizations and the institutional relationship between subjects, groups and institutions aiming to shed light on the processes of health/sickness in different social contexts. The theoretical-methodological approaches are primarily based on Cognitive Social Psychology, Complex Social and Systemic Epidemiology.
Psychosocial Processes: Identities, Practices and Contexts The research groups in this line aim to produce investigation focused on studying the psychosocial processes, from a sociohistorical perspective. Issues related to contemporary identity markers that connect to time, space and imaginary are addressed. The focus of interest lies in the different possibilities of expression/meaning of culture in day-to-day life, associated with the creation of perspectives for comprehension and analysis.
COD Workload Description
01385-02 30
No offer for current semester
Concentration area Type Obligatoriness
Clinical Psychology Inter-institutional doctorate degree Required
Research line Description
Theories, Techniques and Interventions in Clinical Psychology The line of research Theories, Techniques and Intervention in Clinical Psychology relies on six research groups that investigate, throughout the life cycle, psychological assessment and treatment processes as well as the development and adaptation of instruments for psychological assessment. Quantitative, qualitative and mixed designs are applied and psychoanalytical or cognitive-behavioral theories are used as theoretical background.
COD Workload Description
21360-02 30
No offer for current semester
Concentration area Type Obligatoriness
Clinical Psychology Inter-institutional doctorate degree Required
Human Cognition Inter-institutional doctorate degree Required
Social Psychology Inter-institutional doctorate degree Required
Research line Description
Theories, Techniques and Interventions in Clinical Psychology The line of research Theories, Techniques and Intervention in Clinical Psychology relies on six research groups that investigate, throughout the life cycle, psychological assessment and treatment processes as well as the development and adaptation of instruments for psychological assessment. Quantitative, qualitative and mixed designs are applied and psychoanalytical or cognitive-behavioral theories are used as theoretical background.
Applied and Basic Cognitive Processes Esta línea de investigación se dedica al estudio básico y aplicado de la cognición humana. La principal teoría de apoyo es la Psicología Cognitiva amparada por los presupuestos del método experimental.
Psychobiology, Neuropsychology and Behavior This line of research focuses on studying the relationship between the psychobiological and neurocognitive mechanisms related to behavior.
Social Psychology and Health: Individuals, Groups and Institutions The research groups in this line of research aim to study and conduct research on the psychosocial dimensions of health, the group processes and organizations and the institutional relationship between subjects, groups and institutions aiming to shed light on the processes of health/sickness in different social contexts. The theoretical-methodological approaches are primarily based on Cognitive Social Psychology, Complex Social and Systemic Epidemiology.
Psychosocial Processes: Identities, Practices and Contexts The research groups in this line aim to produce investigation focused on studying the psychosocial processes, from a sociohistorical perspective. Issues related to contemporary identity markers that connect to time, space and imaginary are addressed. The focus of interest lies in the different possibilities of expression/meaning of culture in day-to-day life, associated with the creation of perspectives for comprehension and analysis.
COD Workload Description
31377-02 30
No offer for current semester
Concentration area Type Obligatoriness
Clinical Psychology Inter-institutional doctorate degree Required
Human Cognition Inter-institutional doctorate degree Required
Social Psychology Inter-institutional doctorate degree Required
Research line Description
Theories, Techniques and Interventions in Clinical Psychology The line of research Theories, Techniques and Intervention in Clinical Psychology relies on six research groups that investigate, throughout the life cycle, psychological assessment and treatment processes as well as the development and adaptation of instruments for psychological assessment. Quantitative, qualitative and mixed designs are applied and psychoanalytical or cognitive-behavioral theories are used as theoretical background.
Applied and Basic Cognitive Processes Esta línea de investigación se dedica al estudio básico y aplicado de la cognición humana. La principal teoría de apoyo es la Psicología Cognitiva amparada por los presupuestos del método experimental.
Psychobiology, Neuropsychology and Behavior This line of research focuses on studying the relationship between the psychobiological and neurocognitive mechanisms related to behavior.
Social Psychology and Health: Individuals, Groups and Institutions The research groups in this line of research aim to study and conduct research on the psychosocial dimensions of health, the group processes and organizations and the institutional relationship between subjects, groups and institutions aiming to shed light on the processes of health/sickness in different social contexts. The theoretical-methodological approaches are primarily based on Cognitive Social Psychology, Complex Social and Systemic Epidemiology.
Psychosocial Processes: Identities, Practices and Contexts The research groups in this line aim to produce investigation focused on studying the psychosocial processes, from a sociohistorical perspective. Issues related to contemporary identity markers that connect to time, space and imaginary are addressed. The focus of interest lies in the different possibilities of expression/meaning of culture in day-to-day life, associated with the creation of perspectives for comprehension and analysis.
COD Workload Description
31376-02 30
No offer for current semester
Concentration area Type Obligatoriness
Clinical Psychology Inter-institutional doctorate degree Required
Human Cognition Inter-institutional doctorate degree Required
Social Psychology Inter-institutional doctorate degree Required
Research line Description
Theories, Techniques and Interventions in Clinical Psychology The line of research Theories, Techniques and Intervention in Clinical Psychology relies on six research groups that investigate, throughout the life cycle, psychological assessment and treatment processes as well as the development and adaptation of instruments for psychological assessment. Quantitative, qualitative and mixed designs are applied and psychoanalytical or cognitive-behavioral theories are used as theoretical background.
Applied and Basic Cognitive Processes Esta línea de investigación se dedica al estudio básico y aplicado de la cognición humana. La principal teoría de apoyo es la Psicología Cognitiva amparada por los presupuestos del método experimental.
Psychobiology, Neuropsychology and Behavior This line of research focuses on studying the relationship between the psychobiological and neurocognitive mechanisms related to behavior.
Social Psychology and Health: Individuals, Groups and Institutions The research groups in this line of research aim to study and conduct research on the psychosocial dimensions of health, the group processes and organizations and the institutional relationship between subjects, groups and institutions aiming to shed light on the processes of health/sickness in different social contexts. The theoretical-methodological approaches are primarily based on Cognitive Social Psychology, Complex Social and Systemic Epidemiology.
Psychosocial Processes: Identities, Practices and Contexts The research groups in this line aim to produce investigation focused on studying the psychosocial processes, from a sociohistorical perspective. Issues related to contemporary identity markers that connect to time, space and imaginary are addressed. The focus of interest lies in the different possibilities of expression/meaning of culture in day-to-day life, associated with the creation of perspectives for comprehension and analysis.
COD Workload Description
01354-04 60
No offer for current semester
Concentration area Type Obligatoriness
Clinical Psychology Inter-institutional doctorate degree Required
Human Cognition Inter-institutional doctorate degree Required
Social Psychology Inter-institutional doctorate degree Required
Research line Description
Theories, Techniques and Interventions in Clinical Psychology The line of research Theories, Techniques and Intervention in Clinical Psychology relies on six research groups that investigate, throughout the life cycle, psychological assessment and treatment processes as well as the development and adaptation of instruments for psychological assessment. Quantitative, qualitative and mixed designs are applied and psychoanalytical or cognitive-behavioral theories are used as theoretical background.
Applied and Basic Cognitive Processes Esta línea de investigación se dedica al estudio básico y aplicado de la cognición humana. La principal teoría de apoyo es la Psicología Cognitiva amparada por los presupuestos del método experimental.
Psychobiology, Neuropsychology and Behavior This line of research focuses on studying the relationship between the psychobiological and neurocognitive mechanisms related to behavior.
Social Psychology and Health: Individuals, Groups and Institutions The research groups in this line of research aim to study and conduct research on the psychosocial dimensions of health, the group processes and organizations and the institutional relationship between subjects, groups and institutions aiming to shed light on the processes of health/sickness in different social contexts. The theoretical-methodological approaches are primarily based on Cognitive Social Psychology, Complex Social and Systemic Epidemiology.
Psychosocial Processes: Identities, Practices and Contexts The research groups in this line aim to produce investigation focused on studying the psychosocial processes, from a sociohistorical perspective. Issues related to contemporary identity markers that connect to time, space and imaginary are addressed. The focus of interest lies in the different possibilities of expression/meaning of culture in day-to-day life, associated with the creation of perspectives for comprehension and analysis.
COD Workload Description
313A4-02 30
No offer for current semester
Concentration area Type Obligatoriness
Clinical Psychology Inter-institutional doctorate degree Don't Required
Human Cognition Inter-institutional doctorate degree Don't Required
Social Psychology Inter-institutional doctorate degree Don't Required
Research line Description
Theories, Techniques and Interventions in Clinical Psychology The line of research Theories, Techniques and Intervention in Clinical Psychology relies on six research groups that investigate, throughout the life cycle, psychological assessment and treatment processes as well as the development and adaptation of instruments for psychological assessment. Quantitative, qualitative and mixed designs are applied and psychoanalytical or cognitive-behavioral theories are used as theoretical background.
Applied and Basic Cognitive Processes Esta línea de investigación se dedica al estudio básico y aplicado de la cognición humana. La principal teoría de apoyo es la Psicología Cognitiva amparada por los presupuestos del método experimental.
Psychobiology, Neuropsychology and Behavior This line of research focuses on studying the relationship between the psychobiological and neurocognitive mechanisms related to behavior.
Social Psychology and Health: Individuals, Groups and Institutions The research groups in this line of research aim to study and conduct research on the psychosocial dimensions of health, the group processes and organizations and the institutional relationship between subjects, groups and institutions aiming to shed light on the processes of health/sickness in different social contexts. The theoretical-methodological approaches are primarily based on Cognitive Social Psychology, Complex Social and Systemic Epidemiology.
Psychosocial Processes: Identities, Practices and Contexts The research groups in this line aim to produce investigation focused on studying the psychosocial processes, from a sociohistorical perspective. Issues related to contemporary identity markers that connect to time, space and imaginary are addressed. The focus of interest lies in the different possibilities of expression/meaning of culture in day-to-day life, associated with the creation of perspectives for comprehension and analysis.
COD Workload Description
01383-02 30
No offer for current semester
Concentration area Type Obligatoriness
Social Psychology Inter-institutional doctorate degree Required
Research line Description
Social Psychology and Health: Individuals, Groups and Institutions The research groups in this line of research aim to study and conduct research on the psychosocial dimensions of health, the group processes and organizations and the institutional relationship between subjects, groups and institutions aiming to shed light on the processes of health/sickness in different social contexts. The theoretical-methodological approaches are primarily based on Cognitive Social Psychology, Complex Social and Systemic Epidemiology.
Psychosocial Processes: Identities, Practices and Contexts The research groups in this line aim to produce investigation focused on studying the psychosocial processes, from a sociohistorical perspective. Issues related to contemporary identity markers that connect to time, space and imaginary are addressed. The focus of interest lies in the different possibilities of expression/meaning of culture in day-to-day life, associated with the creation of perspectives for comprehension and analysis.
COD Workload Description
31363-02 30
No offer for current semester
Concentration area Type Obligatoriness
Clinical Psychology Inter-institutional doctorate degree Don't Required
Human Cognition Inter-institutional doctorate degree Don't Required
Social Psychology Inter-institutional doctorate degree Don't Required
Research line Description
Theories, Techniques and Interventions in Clinical Psychology The line of research Theories, Techniques and Intervention in Clinical Psychology relies on six research groups that investigate, throughout the life cycle, psychological assessment and treatment processes as well as the development and adaptation of instruments for psychological assessment. Quantitative, qualitative and mixed designs are applied and psychoanalytical or cognitive-behavioral theories are used as theoretical background.
Applied and Basic Cognitive Processes Esta línea de investigación se dedica al estudio básico y aplicado de la cognición humana. La principal teoría de apoyo es la Psicología Cognitiva amparada por los presupuestos del método experimental.
Psychobiology, Neuropsychology and Behavior This line of research focuses on studying the relationship between the psychobiological and neurocognitive mechanisms related to behavior.
Social Psychology and Health: Individuals, Groups and Institutions The research groups in this line of research aim to study and conduct research on the psychosocial dimensions of health, the group processes and organizations and the institutional relationship between subjects, groups and institutions aiming to shed light on the processes of health/sickness in different social contexts. The theoretical-methodological approaches are primarily based on Cognitive Social Psychology, Complex Social and Systemic Epidemiology.
Psychosocial Processes: Identities, Practices and Contexts The research groups in this line aim to produce investigation focused on studying the psychosocial processes, from a sociohistorical perspective. Issues related to contemporary identity markers that connect to time, space and imaginary are addressed. The focus of interest lies in the different possibilities of expression/meaning of culture in day-to-day life, associated with the creation of perspectives for comprehension and analysis.
COD Workload Description
21342-02 30
No offer for current semester
Concentration area Type Obligatoriness
Clinical Psychology Inter-institutional doctorate degree Don't Required
Human Cognition Inter-institutional doctorate degree Don't Required
Social Psychology Inter-institutional doctorate degree Don't Required
Research line Description
Theories, Techniques and Interventions in Clinical Psychology The line of research Theories, Techniques and Intervention in Clinical Psychology relies on six research groups that investigate, throughout the life cycle, psychological assessment and treatment processes as well as the development and adaptation of instruments for psychological assessment. Quantitative, qualitative and mixed designs are applied and psychoanalytical or cognitive-behavioral theories are used as theoretical background.
Applied and Basic Cognitive Processes Esta línea de investigación se dedica al estudio básico y aplicado de la cognición humana. La principal teoría de apoyo es la Psicología Cognitiva amparada por los presupuestos del método experimental.
Psychobiology, Neuropsychology and Behavior This line of research focuses on studying the relationship between the psychobiological and neurocognitive mechanisms related to behavior.
Social Psychology and Health: Individuals, Groups and Institutions The research groups in this line of research aim to study and conduct research on the psychosocial dimensions of health, the group processes and organizations and the institutional relationship between subjects, groups and institutions aiming to shed light on the processes of health/sickness in different social contexts. The theoretical-methodological approaches are primarily based on Cognitive Social Psychology, Complex Social and Systemic Epidemiology.
Psychosocial Processes: Identities, Practices and Contexts The research groups in this line aim to produce investigation focused on studying the psychosocial processes, from a sociohistorical perspective. Issues related to contemporary identity markers that connect to time, space and imaginary are addressed. The focus of interest lies in the different possibilities of expression/meaning of culture in day-to-day life, associated with the creation of perspectives for comprehension and analysis.