Medical DiagnosticsSummer Course

Major Discipline(s)
Biology, Biomedicine / Biotechnology, Pre-Medicine / Health Science
Location
Location: Stockholm
Available
Session 1
Credit(s)
3

This course provides a unique opportunity to study how doctors reach conclusions regarding disease prediction, prevention, diagnosis, and optimal treatment regimens. You learn about multiple diagnostics tools doctors use in their practices. The emphasis is on how to select the appropriate analysis methods and technologies to conduct analyses, understand the results and their implications in patient diagnoses. The focus areas are biometrics diagnostics, clinical chemistry, hematology, diagnostic microbiology, histopathology, molecular diagnostics, and diagnostic medical imaging. As part of the course, you perform hands-on analyses at Clinical Training Centers used by medical professionals at Swedish university hospitals.

Faculty

Natalia Landázuri Sáenz

DIS Summer 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.