Netherlands, Utrecht (NL)

Cardiovascular Research

when 17 August 2015 - 28 August 2015
duration 2 weeks
credits 2 EC
fee EUR 1190

In this course, students that aspire to become researchers in the cardiovascular field can get a up-to-date overview of the field allowing them to find out which topics suit them best. Topics taught will range from vascular function, imaging to genetics and heart function.

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 taught 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, heart function, imaging, genetics to epidemiology and cardiac electrophysiology.

By taking this course you will learn about important current topics in cardiovascular research, helping you to get better insight in the field.

Course leader

Dr. Teun P. de Boer

Target group

Advanced bachelor and master students that are studying life sciences or medicine. A good understanding of cell biology, anatomy and physiology and molecular biology is assumed, as is a good command of the English language.

Course aim

To provide students with an up-to-date overview of the cardiovascular research field.

Credits info

2 EC
Certificate of attendance

Fee info

EUR 1190: Course + course materials + housing
EUR 850: Course + course materials


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

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