Netherlands, Utrecht

Future Medicines: Gene & Cell Therapies

online course
when 6 July 2020 - 10 July 2020
language English
duration 1 week
credits 1.5 EC
fee EUR 400

Please note that this is an online course.

Learn about the promises and challenges of advanced therapies throughout the drug life cycle. How do advanced therapies differ from conventional molecular approaches? What is needed to get advanced therapies from bench to bedside? In this course we will cover these topics in an interactive manner combining lectures, discussions, and hands-on workshops. All steps in the drug life cycle will be discussed.

In this course we will discuss all aspects of the drug life cycle and how these aspects influence the medicines of the future.

We start with an overview of current and coming cell and gene therapies. Then we discuss with a panel of experts from industry, clinic, academia, regulation and paitent federations the challenges at hand.

The second day we will work on your knowledge of cell and molecular biology. Day three and four are focused on cell and gene therapy and include a practical experiment. On the final day, the attandants present their group assignments and we finish the course with a broader overview of posiible immunotherapies.

Course leader

Dr. E. E. Moret

Target group

Advanced master students, PhDs or professionals with a background in biology, pharmacy or other relevant field.

Course aim

After this course the attendants will know exactly which cell and gene therapies are on the market. Furthermore, they will know which therapies are in the pipeline, and which technical, regulatory and financial hurdles have to be removed to clear this pipeline.

Fee info

EUR 400: Course + course materials + mealplan
EUR 200: Housing fee (optional)

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