Medical DiagnosticsSemester Course

Medical Diagnostics Elective Course at DIS Stockholm
Major Discipline(s)
Biomedicine / Biotechnology, Engineering, Pre-Medicine / Health Science
Paused Course
This course is currently paused for the Fall 2022 semester. It will run in other semesters.
Elective Course
Fall/Spring semester

This course provides a unique opportunity to understand the rationale behind the design of multiple diagnostic tools used to predict, prevent, diagnose, and optimally treat disease. The emphasis is on the development and selection of appropriate analysis methods and technologies to generate reliable results and their implications in patient diagnoses. Focus areas include biometrics, clinical chemistry, hematology, diagnostic microbiology, histopathology, molecular diagnostics, and diagnostic medical imaging. As part of the course, you perform hands-on analyses commonly conducted in clinical laboratories and used by medical professionals.

Related Discipline(s)

This course would also be of interest to the following discipline(s):
Biology, Chemistry / Biochemistry


Natalia Landázuri Sáenz

DIS Stockholm Semester Faculty

Ph.D. Biomedical Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA, USA (2005).  Post-doctoral fellow, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA. Associate Professor Biomedicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden. Fulbright scholar (1999-2001).  Research in genetic engineering, regenerative medicine, cardiovascular disease, and cancer. Has created, designed, implemented and evaluated courses at university level. Acted as Pedagogical Advisor, Development and Regeneration Doctoral Program, Karolinska Institutet. Has participated in national and international committees to evaluate and promote scientific and academic advancements. With DIS since 2017.