Departamento de Oftalmologia Otorrinolaringologia e Cirurgia de Cabeça e Pescoço.

Research lines



Concentration area 17150 - MECHANISMS OF VISUAL pathophysiological SYSTEMS AND AUDIO-VESTIBULAR


1. Anatomofisiopatologia Audio-Vestibular System and its connections.



Linked teachers


Myriam de Lima Isaac

Miguel Angelo Hyppolito

Linked projects:


  • 1. Epidemiological, sociological, linguistic and deafness-related development
  • 2. Genetic aspects related to deafness
  • 3. Characterization of hearing loss in children followed in Hearing Research and Rehabilitation Clinic at the Hospital of the Faculty of Medicine of Ribeirão Preto-USP
  • 4. Peripheral conditions of oculomotricity
  • 5. Otoprotective effect of hyperbaric oxygen therapy (OHB) to the noise by injury
  • 6. Study of peripheral and central auditory pathways in diabetic patients
  • 7. Study of central auditory processing
  • 8. Studies of the effects of harmful agents on the inner ear and the development of self-defense reactions against such agents
  • 9. Middle ear structures Recovery Mechanisms
  • 10. Working memory, reading skills, writing, arithmetic and cognitive auditory evoked potential in children with malnutrition history at an early age
  • 11. Auditory plasticity in patients with cochlear implants

2. Clinical and epidemiological aspects of the Conditioning Factors of Visual Impairment



Linked teachers:


André Marcio Vieira Messias

Maria de Lourdes Veronese Rodrigues

Jayter Silva de Paula

Antonio Augusto Velasco e Cruz

Rodrigo Jorge

Linked projects:


  • 1. Biopatogênicos agents and visual loss
  • 2. Nosological conditions and community visual impairment
  • 3. Genetic factors of eye diseases
  • 4. Research anatomical and functional factors of visual loss

3. Physical and Biological Mechanisms of Changes in Previous Segment and Posterior Eye



Linked teachers:


André Marcio Vieira Messias

Eduardo Melani Rocha

Jayter Silva de Paula

Maria de Lourdes Veronese Rodrigues

Rodrigo Jorge

Rubens Camargo Siqueira

Linked projects:


  • 1. Microbiological, pharmacological and structural analysis of the ocular surface
  • 2. Angiogenesis of vascular diseases in the ocular
  • 3. Aging evaluation and cell regeneration of the lacrimal gland and ocular surface
  • 4. Anatomical and physiological correlation of the posterior segment diseases
  • 5. Tissue damage in phacoemulsification
  • 6. Prolonged drug delivery devices for intraocular use
  • 7. Inflammatory factors and tissue remodeling in the anterior segment
  • 8. Factors influencing eye pressure and related parameters
  • 9. Influence of hormones and diabetes mellitus in the lacrimal gland and ocular surface
  • 10. Molecular mechanisms in the pathophysiology of lacrima gland and ocular surface
  • 11. New therapies for dry eye and ocular surface
  • 12. Vitrectomy and neuroprotection in retina

Area of Concentration 17151 - STRUCTURES FACIAL morphophysiology


                        

1. Histological Changes and Molecular Biology of Disease in Upper Air Routes


Linked Teachers


Edwin Tamashiro

Fabiana Cardoso Pereira Valera

Wilma T. Anselmo-Lima

Eurico Arruda Neto

Linked Projects:


  • 1. Inflammatory diseases and ill laryngeal formations
  • 2. Study of the expression of inflammatory mediators and growth of viruses, bacteria and bacterial biofilms in diseases of the upper airway.
  • 3. Histology and ultrastructure of the nasal mucosa

  • 2. Anatomopathological Molecular study in Head and Neck Neoplasms


    Linked Teachers:


    Francisco Veríssimo de Mello-Filho

    Luiz Carlos Conti de Freitas

    Rui Celso Martins Mamede

    Linked projects:


    • 1. Molecular aspects in tumors of the head and neck
    • 2. Optics, molecular and pathophysiological characterization of tumors of the thyroid gland and parathyroid

    • 3. Anthropometry and Morphological study of Cranio-Cervico-Facial Complex


      Linked Teachers:


      Antonio Augusto Velasco e Cruz

      Claudia Maria de Felício

      Roberto Oliveira Dantas

      Lilian Neto Aguiar Ricz

      Edwin Tamashiro

      Fabiana Cardoso Pereira Valera

      Luciana Vitaliano Voi Trawitzki

      Francisco Veríssimo de Mello-Filho

      Luiz Carlos Conti de Freitas

      Rui Celso Marins Mamede

      Wilma T. Anselmo-Lima

      Projects:


      • 1. The influence of obstructive sleep apnea in morphophysiology face and quality of life
      • 2. Anthropometry face imaging
      • 3. Morphologic and functional high aero-digestive
      • 4. Quantitative assessment of voice
      • 5. Masticatory behavior in children with and without malocclusion
      • 6. Myofunctional orofacial conditions and effect of myofunctional therapy in individuals with temporomandibular disorder
      • 7. Use of new autogenous and not autogenous material in orbital eyelid surgery
      • 8. Study muscles of electromyographic involved in orofacial functions
      • 9. Stomatognathic functions and craniofacial morphology
      • 10. Interrelation of occlusal and myofunctional alterations in mouth repiradores
      • 11. As the eyelid dynamics
      • 12. Invasive modifications of measures and function of the face
      • 13. Morphophysiology larynx and pharyngoesophageal segment
      • 14. Parameters for orofacial myofunctional evaluation