UNIPRO is a research unit of IUCS directed to the research in the fields of Oral Pathology and Oral Rehabilitation making a translational link between the scientific research to advanced education and training, to scientific community and Society.
The mission of this research unit is to address questions relevant to some of the principal oral human diseases (including oral tumour development and progression, periodontal and craniofacial diseases and oral rehabilitation), while developing and optimizing analytical/clinical methods and treatments with impact in Oral Health and environment.
The unit team is multidisciplinary and includes researchers covering essential disciplines of life and health sciences such as molecular biology, chemistry, microbiology, biopathology, medicine, dentistry, psychology, computer science, and statistics, all working together in the fled of Oral Pathology and Oral Rehabilitation.
The Toxicology Research Unit (TOXRUN), is a Research and Development (R&D) unit within the University’s Institute of Health Sciences (IUCS).
1. The TOXRUN aims to reinforce research activity and the technological development in the field of Toxicology at IUCS;
2. The TOXRUN develops its activities by establishing a link between three key areas of its mission: postgraduate education and training, community outreach activities and scientific research. In this context, TOXRUN aims to:
a. The generation of scientific knowledge in the area of Toxicology;
b. To collaborate with higher education institutions, especially with Organic Units and other national or international Research Centers, in postgraduate activities and in updating knowledge on Toxicology;
c. To contribute to the scientific exchange between research organizations, especially with other national and international research centers;
d. To develop its research interests in close proximity with teaching and training activities, supervising, as far as possible, the work to be carried out in postgraduate courses, 2nd and 3rd Cycle of Studies;
e. To participate in colloquia, congresses and other national and international meetings, showcasing the generated knowledge and research produced;
f. To publish the generated and gathered results in international reference journals with high impact factor;
g. To develop activities to provide services to the community, without prejudice to the aforementioned activities.
Scientific Letters is an international peer-reviewed, fully open access journal, free of charges, providing a forum for original research and critical contributions from all areas of biology and medicine, in the form of original and review articles.