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Master’s Degree in Health Sciences

TUBARÃO AND PEDRA BRANCA

Concentration area

The Master’s Degree offers a single concentration area in health sciences. 

This concentration area is designed to train health-related professionals to develop teaching skills and research activities in the human health field.

Research lines

The Postgraduate Program in Health Sciences comprises the following research lines:

Investigation of infectious health conditions

This research line addresses epidemiological, preclinical and clinical studies aimed at diagnosis, pathophysiological mechanisms, prevention and treatment of infectious diseases, and health conditions, as well as the development of new techniques, protocols, and products for that purpose.

Investigation of chronic health disorders

This research line addresses epidemiological, preclinical and clinical studies aimed at diagnosis, pathophysiological mechanisms, prevention and treatment of chronic non-communicable diseases and other chronic health disorders. It also supports the development of new techniques, protocols, and products for that purpose.

Studies and the development of medicines and health products

This research line addresses preclinical and clinical investigations related to the development and evaluation of the biological activity of plant extracts, pharmaceutical drugs, modified-release dosage forms and dental products, as well as studies on the rational use of medicines.

Inflammatory and allergic processes

This research line addresses investigations on epidemiology and pathophysiology. It also supports preclinical and clinical studies on pharmacological and therapeutic aspects of infectious and allergic-related diseases.

Neuroscience

This research line addresses preclinical and clinical studies aimed at investigating pathophysiological mechanisms of disorders affecting the nervous system, in order to prevent, diagnose, and treat them.