France, Angers

Research Summer School

when 27 June 2016 - 8 July 2016
language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 6 EC
fee EUR 650

Interested in continuing in education to become a researcher? This course offers you the chance to get a feel for medical research. The course will include lectures, workshops and visits to research facilities.

International researchers from different universities will be teaching on selected topics:
From gene to clinical application
From the proton to medical imaging: Example of fMRI
From chemistry to clinical trial
Informatics and medicine
From microorganisms to medical microbiology
From integrative physiology to space medicine research

Several workshops are therefore organized, among them :

"Academic research/Industrial research" (with companies from Atlanpole Biotherapies)
“Medical Informatics”
“Experimental surgery” including hands-on activities in the simulation lab.

Sessions :
Brain connectivity
Fetal programming
Experimental surgery
Medical Informatics
Gene therapy
Mitochondrial diseases
From physiology to integrative spatial medicine
Pseudoxanthoma elasticum
Research and development of primary health care
Vaccination debate

Course leader

Dr. Marie Kempf
Pr. Audrey Rousseau

Target group

This intensive training is open to all French and International students who have already completed 2 years of medicine/biological sciences/pharmacy and who may be interested in pursuing a M.D., M.D. /Ph.D. or Ph.D. programs and envision a career in scientific and/or medical research.

Course aim

The purpose is to give students the opportunity to be exposed to medical research, in an academic medical environment and to facilitate their accession to advanced course degrees such as MD or Pharmacy/PhD programs. During the course they will:

be exposed to research methods and state of the art medical devices and technologies in different medical fields.
meet international researchers and interact with international students in an intercultural and interdisciplinary context In this program a total of 60 hours with:
Lectures from international researchers (45 minutes) followed with questions and debate

Research workshops organized with small groups of students

Oral Presentations from students on selected topics

Visits of research institutions

Credits info

6 EC

Fee info

EUR 650: Early bird deadline 13th March
Fees include tuition, accommodation, lunches, scheduled excursions and extracurricular activities during the course.
EUR 750: Regular fee
Fees include tuition, accommodation, lunches, scheduled excursions and extracurricular activities during the course.