The Graduate Program in Tropical Medicine and Infectious Diseases at UFTM has two concentration areas – i) Clinics of Infectious and Parasitic Diseases and ii) Applied Parasitology and Immunology.
In 2009, 2010 and 2011, this program was rated “Very Good” (score 5) by the Coordination for the Improvement of Higher Education Personnel (CAPES), which is responsible for the expansion and consolidation of Graduate programs in Brazil.
Based on this assessment, our program is ranked among the main Brazilian graduate programs, standing out for its excellence in scientific production, with high national and international impact.
To train Master and PhD students for Health Schools, Public Health Entities and Research Institutions. Graduates will be able to practice teaching and research functions in the area of Infectious and Parasitic Diseases.
Students with an undergraduate degree in Health, Biological Sciences and related areas.
Clinics of Infectious and Parasitic Diseases
Applied Parasitology and Immunology
Lines of Research
Trypanosoma cruzi and T. rangeli Biology and Experimental Models of Chagas Disease
Correlation between HIV and the occurrence of AIDS-defining diseases of endemic or non-endemic nature
Epidemiology and clinical aspects of systemic mycoses
Clinical and epidemiological study and control of Leishmaniasis
Pathophysiology and clinical study of Chagas Disease
Pathophysiology and clinical study of Schistosomiasis
Immunology and genetics of human susceptibility to infectious and inflammatory diseases
Undergraduate degree recognized by the Ministry of Education in majors of Health Sciences, Biological Sciences or related areas;
Proof of proficiency in English according to the criteria established in the selection process;
For the Applied Parasitology and Immunology Program, candidates must have attended the disciplines of Parasitology and Immunology.
Coordination and secretariat
Phone: +55 (34) 3318-5294
Av. Getúlio Guaritá – bairro Abadia
Uberaba/MG – CEP: 38025-180
Year of Approval/Authorization: Master: Recognized through Report nº 930/98 by the Higher Education Chamber and homologated by the Ministry of Education and Sports in the Official Journal dated December 30th, 1998.
PhD: Recognized through Report nº 1334/2001 by the Higher Education Chamber and homologated by the Ministry of Education in the Official Journal dated January 20th, 2002.
Conferred Title: Master/PhD
Type of Education: Classroom attendance
Type of Admission: Selective Process carried out every semester