France, Angers

Data and Health Summer School

when 24 June 2019 - 28 June 2019
language English
duration 1 week
credits 3 ECTS
fee EUR 500

Big data and algorithms are profoundly transforming contemporary medicine.

The program of this interdisciplinary summer school will present the genetic and bioinformatics foundations of this evolution and its philosophical, ethical, legal, sociological and psychological issues.

Each session will include a conference and a workshop on a specific case. Students will actively participate in the final synthesis.

Expected sessions

Big data and health: legal issues
Data, health and ethical issues
Brugada syndrome and connectivity map approach
Big data and medical diagnosis
From basic research to the patient: contribution of integrated biology in mitochondrial diseases
Big data and the patient
Bioinformatics and health

One day in Nantes to visit a research institution and discover the city.

Course leader

Pr. Stéphane Tirard
Pr. Vincent Procaccio

Target group

The course is intended for students and researchers interested in medicine, genetics, bioinformatic, laws or humanities.

Course aim

The aim is to provide an overview of a set of problems, related to the use of data in health, thanks to humanities and social sciences methods.

Credits info

3 ECTS
Certificate of attendance

Fee info

EUR 500: 500€ for applications received before the 16th of March (and payment before the 1st April).
800€ then.
Fees include tuition, welcoming and teaching materials, accommodation, lunches (excluding week-end), scheduled excursions and extracurricular activities during the course.
EUR 0: Fees include tuition, welcoming and teaching materials, accommodation, lunches (excluding week-end), scheduled excursions and extracurricular activities during the course.

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