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Role of neuropeptides in the modulation of PTSD experimental models
Federal University of Santa Catarina (UFSC)
Department of Pharmacology
Dr. Leandro Jose Bertoglio
Dr. Thereza Christina Monteiro de Lima
English, spanish or portuguese.
Type of Research Project
- Basic science
What is the background of the project?
Neuropeptides are involved in the modulation of several psychopathologies such as anxiety, depression and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). PTSD is an anxiety disorder that some people get after seeing or living through a dangerous event. People who have PTSD may feel stressed or frightened even when they
What is the aim of the project?
What techniques and methods are used?
What is the role of the student?
- The tasks will be done under supervision
What are the tasks expected to be accomplished by the student?
Will there be any theoretical teaching provided (preliminary readings, lectures, courses, seminars etc)
What is expected from the student at the end of the research exchange? What will be the general outcome of the student?
- No specific outcome is expected
What skills are required of the student? Is there any special knowledge or a certain level of studies needed?
If they have had already basic pharmacology it will be easier for them but the main skill is good will to work and to learn. As the project is already approved in the Institutional Committee of Ethics, there are no problems except if they do not want to work with animals.
Are there any legal limitations in the student’s involvement
Type of students accepted
This project accepts: - Medical students - Graduated students (less than 6 months)
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