Nijmegen, Netherlands

The Ins & Outs of Kidneys: From Physiomics to Transplantation

when 4 July 2022 - 8 July 2022
language English
duration 1 week
credits 2 EC
fee EUR 500

This intensive one-week course is directed at inter/national (graduate) students (master & PhD level) who wish to develop their knowledge and skills on state‐of‐the‐art developments in the field of renal research. You will learn how insights from renal research transformed the treatment of various kidney diseases - from little hope of survival to the latest transplantation techniques. For talented post-docs this summer course could serve as a stepping stone towards an application for a Marie-Curie fellowship funded by the EU.

Course leader

Dr. Jojanneke Huck, Assistant Professor,
Physiology, Radboud UMC

Prof. dr. Joost Hoenderop
Faculty of Medical Sciences
Radboud University

Target group


Master students (in Medicine, Biomedical Sciences, Biology or related disciplines) and for aspiring and early stage PhD students as well as post-docs who are currently working or are planning to start working in the field of renal research.

Course aim

After this course you are able to:

- Understand renal physiology in depth.
- Understand molecular techniques employed in renal research and interpret experimental results.
- Interpret the latest insights in nephrology, hypertension, dialysis and transplantation.
- Explain the mechanisms behind kidney disorders, hypertension and channelopathies.

Fee info

EUR 500: The fee includes the registration fees, course materials, access to library and IT facilities, coffee/tea, lunch, and a number of social activities.


We offer several reduced fees:
€ 450 early bird discount- deadline 1 April 2022 (10%)
€ 425 partner + RU discount (15%)
€ 375 early bird + partner + RU discount (25%)