Lines of research and projects

Area of concentration 17150 – Pathophysiological Mechanisms of the Visual and Audio-Vestibular Systems

Lines of research

  1. Anatomophysiopathology of the Audio-Vestibular System and its Connections.

Faculty members:

Eduardo Tanaka Massuda

Miguel Ângelo Hyppolito

Jayter Silva de Paula

 

Projects:

Epidemiological, pathophysiological, and therapeutic aspects related to deafness

Peripheral constraints of oculomotricity

Hearing plasticity in patients with cochlear implants 

 

  1. Anatomophysiopathology and Therapeutics of the Anterior and Posterior Segments of the Eye

Faculty members:

André Marcio Vieira Messias

Eduardo Melani Rocha

Jayter Silva de Paula

João Marcello Fórtes Furtado

Rodrigo Jorge

Rubens Camargo Siqueira

 

Projects:

Optical and tissue changes related to phacoemulsification

Angiogenesis of vascular diseases in the eyeball

Diagnostic, pathophysiological, and therapeutic evaluation of the posterior segment of the eye

Pathophysiological and therapeutic evaluation of the lacrimal gland and ocular surface

Inflammatory and tissue remodeling factors in the anterior segment of the eye 

 

  1. Clinical and Epidemiological Aspects of Sensory Disabilities

Faculty members:

André Marcio Vieira Messias

Eduardo Melani Rocha

Jayter Silva de Paula

João Marcello Fórtes Furtado

Rodrigo Jorge

 

Projects:

Bio-pathogenic agents and visual loss

Nosological conditions and low visual community

Immunogenic factors of eye diseases

Investigation of conditioning factors for blindness 

 

Area of Concentration 17151 – Morphophysiology of Facial Structure 

Lines of Research 

  1. Morphofunctional Aspects of the temporomandibular complex

Faculty members:

André Marcio Vieira Messias

Claudia Maria de Felício

Edwin Tamashiro

Fabiana Cardoso Pereira Valera

Francisco Veríssimo de Mello-Filho

Hilton Marcos Alves Ricz

Jayter Silva de Paula

Lilian Neto Aguiar Ricz

Luiz Carlos Conti de Freitas

Roberto Oliveira Dantas

Wilma T. Anselmo-Lima

 

Projects:

Influence of obstructive sleep apnea on facial morphophysiology and quality of life

Innovative invasive approaches in craniofacial conditions

Anthropometry of the face by image

Assessment, diagnosis, and therapy of oral sensory-motor disorders

Aerodigestive morphological and functional evaluation

Quantitative assessment of voice

Measurement of eyelid dynamics 

 

  1. Pathophysiology of Upper Airway Diseases

Faculty members:

Edwin Tamashiro

Fabiana Cardoso Pereira Valera

Wilma T. Anselmo-Lima

 

Project:

Pathophysiological and therapeutic evaluation of the upper airways diseases

 

  1. Pathophysiology of Head and Neck Neoplasms

Faculty members:

Francisco Veríssimo de Mello-Filho

Hilton Marcos Alves Ricz

 

Project:

Diagnostic and molecular aspects of the head and neck diseases