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Regenerative Medicine

Organizing institution
Utrecht University, Faculty of Medicine (UU)
Course code
M18
Course fee (incl. housing)
€ 950
Level
Master level

Learn about how regenerative medicine may hold the potential to bring (human and animal) therapies from the lab into the clinic. The convergence of science, technology and medicine in Utrecht are highlighted in this week-long course. This week-long course is comprised of meeting experts, patients, hands-on bench work, and demonstrations.

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Regenerative Medicine (RM) is an exciting field that holds much promise for generating innovative therapies for a wide variety of diseases and disorders. RM focuses on harnessing the body’s own repair mechanisms to replace or heal damaged tissues and organs. In this way, it is hoped that the shortage and rejection of transplanted donor organs may be solved in the future. You’ll engage with other international students on the importance of RM and how it can contribute to healthcare and you will gain insight into the novel treatments of tomorrow.

In this intensive course you will gain a unique overview of RM. This field has the ability to touch every ailment, ranging from cancer to heart disease to nervous disorders. This multidisciplinary field incorporates stem cell biology, tissue engineering, biomaterials engineering, and transplantation science. In addition, it also includes various enabling technologies and clinical application areas, with the ultimate goal of improving patient lives. In this interactive course at a beginning Masters level, you’ll learn the basics of regenerative medicine, stem cell biology and technologies, as well as how this science is translated and implemented into patient care. The course combines lectures, tutorials with hands-on experiments, demonstrations and tours.

We encourage you to take this course in combination with the 3D Printing and Biofabrication summer school course.

Tags: stem cells, biofabrication, gene therapy, patient care, lab techniques

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COURSE LEADER

Bart Spee and Koen Braat

TARGET GROUP

Beginning masters in the (bio)medical and life sciences. Proficiency in English is required. Applicants will go through a selection procedure.

COURSE AIM

In this interactive course at a master level, you’ll learn the basics of regenerative medicine, stem cell biology and technologies as well as how this science is translated and implemented into patient care. The course combines lectures, tutorials with hands-on experiments, demonstrations and tours.

STUDY LOAD

Full days

FEE

• € 950 - Course + course materials + housing
• € 750 - Course + course materials

Lunch is provided. We encourage the participants to book this course together with the 3D Printing and Biofabrication course which is held the week after the Regenerative Medicine course. Discounts will be provided.

Will you attend a course on Healthcare or Life Science? As a student of Utrecht Summer School, you'll receive a 30% discount on all courses of Elevate Health, the online academy founded by Utrecht University and University Medical Center Utrecht. Elevate offers a broad curriculum of interactive online courses in the field of medical and veterinary sciences. After confirmation and payment of your Summer School course, you'll automatically receive your personal discount code to enroll in your Elevate course. Please visit the Elevate website to see the complete course overview.

DISCOUNTS AND COMBINATIONS



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The course Regenerative Medicine can be combined with the following courses.

SCHOLARSHIPS

Utrecht Summer School doesn't offer scholarships for this course.

MORE INFORMATION

Bart Spee
P: +31 (0)30 2532848
E: B.Spee@uu.nl

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REGISTRATION

Deadline for registration: 27 June 2016

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