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Cardiovascular Research

Organizing institution
Utrecht University, Faculty of Medicine (UU)
Course code
M19
Course fee (incl. housing)
€ 1190
Level
Advanced bachelor level

The cardiovascular system takes a central role in life by connecting all our organs. This allows for maintenance of a healthy environment for all the cells that make up the tissues of the body. Disturbance of the cardiovascular system therefore can have severe health effects. In this course you will be trained by expert researchers that study the cardiovascular system and are working at UMC Utrecht in the spearhead Circulatory Health. Lectures will cover topics as vascular function, cardiac function, imaging, genetics to epidemiology, and cardiac electrophysiology.

The cardiovascular system takes a central role in life by connecting all our organs. This allows for maintenance of a healthy environment for all the cells that make up the tissues of the body. Disturbance of the cardiovascular system therefore can have severe health effects.

The course Cardiovascular Research digs into the cardiovascular system. Both physiology and pathophysiology of the cardiovascular system are discussed at a fundamental, translational, and clinical level. State of the art cardiovascular research is presented by expert researchers from the UMC Utrecht, related to the spearhead Circulatory Health. (For more information, please visit: http://www.umcutrecht.nl/en/Research/Research-programs/Circulatory-Health) Topics such as vascular (dys)function, cardiac (dys)function, cardiac electrophysiology, imaging, and genetics to epidemiology are covered in this course.

Tags: cardiac function, vascular function, pathophysiology, translational research, biomedicine

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COURSE LEADER

Dr. T.P. de Boer

TARGET GROUP

Advanced bachelor students with a (bio)medical background that are interested in the cardiovascular system. Students should have a basic knowledge of cardiovascular physiology.
English language proficiency is required for this course.

COURSE AIM

This course aims to increase students' knowledge about cardiovascular pathophysiology. In addition, the lectures and practicals provide the students more insight in cardiovascular research performed in the UMC Utrecht, both in a fundamental and a clinical setting.

STUDY LOAD

The course consists of lectures provided by experts (2-4h daily) and practicals. In addition, students prepare a group assignment to unravel a cardiovascular research topic. Selfstudy for this assignment is incorporated in the course.

FEE

• € 1190 - Course + course materials + housing
• € 840 - Course + course materials

DISCOUNTS AND COMBINATIONS
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SCHOLARSHIPS

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

MORE INFORMATION

Dr. Sanne de Jong
E: s.dejong-9@umcutrecht.nl
P: +31 30 2538900

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REGISTRATION

Deadline for registration: 01 June 2017

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