Scientific Research

Scientific_Research_1 The researchers of Pelé Pequeno Príncipe Research Institute develop studies in seven research lines. Below, you find more information about each area.

• Complex and Oncogenetic Diseases

The study of diseases caused by a combination of genetic, environmental, and lifestyle factors. We also provide counseling and oncological genetic risk estimates.

• Epidemiological, Clinical, and Educational Studies

Projects related to determining factors for health/disease processes and research on preventive interventions, therapies and rehabilitation for certain diseases. This also includes studies on health education, highlighting the methodological dimensions and curriculum development of undergraduate and postgraduate healthcare students.

• Image, Radiological Protection, and Radiotherapy

Studies on imaging for diagnostic, radiation protection equipment, and radiopharmaceuticals.

• Neuroscience

Studies in neuroscience applied to neurology, mental health, and psychiatry.

• Microbiology and Infectious Diseases

Studies involving the diagnosis, epidemiology, and applied research on diseases related to microorganisms (viruses, bacteria, fungi, and protozoa).

Scientific_Research_2• Cellular and Pharmacological Therapy

Studies on cellular therapy and the impact of pharmacological agents on treatments.

• Molecular Medicine and Bioinformatics

Studies of molecular biology and genomics to investigate molecular anomalies and to characterize and quantify biological processes, whether normal or not.