The Santos Dumont Institute (ISD, as Portuguese abbreviation) is a private and non-profit organization that operates units in the Brazilian Northeast region in the fields of education, maternal and child health, neurosciences, and neuroengineering. Its mission is to promote education for life, forming citizens through integrated teaching, research and extension actions and to contribute to a fairer and more humane shift in the Brazilian social reality. ISD develops its activities with resources from the Brazilian Ministry of Education.
IIN-ELS (as Portuguese abbreviation) offers the first and only Master's Degree Program in Brazil dedicated to Neuroengineering. This field of research combines neuroscience and engineering methods to study the nervous system functioning. It also creates solutions to limitations and dysfunctions associated with the biological system. Main research lines are Brain-Machine Interface and Neuromodulation.
Since 2006, Edmond and Lily Safra International Institute of Neurosciences (IIN-ELS, as Portuguese abbreviation) has been developing teaching, research and extension activities in Macaíba, Brazil, in order to qualify professionals in neurosciences and neuroengineering research. For this, IIN-ELS created in 2013 the first Brazilian master's degree Program in Neuroengineering, in the field of Biomedical Engineering. The disciplines focus on two main thematic lines: Brain-Machine Interface and Neuromodulation.
The Anita Garibaldi Center for Education and Research in Health (CEPS, as Portuguese abbreviation) is located in the city of Macaíba, Brazil, and is dedicated to the development and continuing education of health care professionals. The interprofessional work of the CEPS’ team combines high qualified technical-scientific skills and education with ethical and humanistic attitudes.
The Center also offers reference services through a multisciplinary attention to the maternal and child health as well as rehabilitation in Grande do Norte State.
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