Netherlands, Utrecht

Cardiac Function in Health and Disease

when 20 August 2012 - 31 August 2012
duration 2 weeks
credits 3 EC
fee EUR 935

Are you interested in the heart and want to learn more about the heart and hot topics in heart research? The main topics of this course are cardiac electrophysiology and cardiovascular biology. Covered subjects include pathogenesis and treatment of ischemic heart disease, the role of immune system, tissue engineering, cardiomyocyte biology, calcium signalling in the heart, cardiac stem cells, heart rhythm disturbances and cellular electrophysiology. Students will follow lectures both from a clinical and a basic research perspective and will have lab tours.

Course leader

Dr. Teun de Boer

Target group

Advanced bachelors from the life sciences studies. Basic knowledge of cellular biology and molecular biology is assumed, as is proficiency in English.

Course aim

To provide the student with an up-to-date overview of cardiac physiology and cardiovascular biology.

Credits info

3 EC
Certificate of Attendance

Fee info

EUR 935: Course + course materials + housing


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

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