This course provides you with insight into state-of-the-art research and research application in the medical field. You interact with practitioners, medical researchers and other scientists, who specialize in research in selected acute and chronic diseases. The emphasis is on the dynamic relationship between laboratory research and bedside application with the purpose of developing novel patient therapies. You learn how research results guide the development of new clinical therapies, and vice versa. Doctors and scientists provide real-life examples of translational medicine practices and give you exposure to analyzing and developing diagnostic tools and treatment protocols.
Note: Please be aware that the course does not provide regular medical training corresponding to that of medical students and does not include shadowing of doctors or physical examination of patients.