Netherlands, Utrecht

Clinical Translational Oncology

when 30 July 2012 - 3 August 2012
duration 1 week
credits 1.5 EC
fee EUR 500

This course focuses on the translation of basic research knowledge and developments into clinical practice in the UMC Utrecht Cancer Center. For this purpose various departments from the University Medical Center Utrecht and Utrecht University will introduce their lines of cancer research and the recent developments in detection and treatment of cancer. Both molecular and technical developments will be discussed. The course will focus on requirements for successful clinical and translational oncology, like multidisciplinary collaboration, taking into account the central position of the patient. The course combines lectures, tutorials with hands-on experiments and tours.

This course can very well be combined with the Summer School “Molecular Mechanisms in Cancer” on July 23-27, 2012.

Course leader

Dr. Marco van Vulpen and Thijs van den Munckhof

Target group

Advanced bachelors/beginning masters with both a medical background and a demonstrable affection for science, as well as proficiency in English. Applicants go through a selection procedure; maximum number of participants is 20.

Course aim

To introduce the student to current basic cancer research and developments, and to show how this knowledge can be translated successfully into clinical practice.

Credits info

1.5 EC
Certificate of Attendance

Fee info

EUR 500: Course + course materials + housing


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

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