Course module: BMB580117
Cardiac Regenerative Medicine
Category / Level
Language of instruction
Faculty of Medicine;
Graduate School of Life Sciences;
Biology of Disease;
P.J.P.G. Sluijter, PhD
P.J.P.G. Sluijter, PhD
Other courses by this lecturer
(21/08/2017 to 18/08/2018)
Teaching period in which the course begins
-: Not in use
Course application process
Enrolling through OSIRIS
Enrolment open to students taking subsidiary courses
Course placement process
- understand the application of regenerative medicine in cardiac diseases.
- interpret research data (including statistics) and to process a dataset into a figure for publication.
- write a good patient information letter.
- weigh and discuss the societal considerations with regard to cardiac regenerative medicine.
Period (from - till):
29 January 2018 - 9 February 2018
Lectures are provided by (guest) lecturers from the Hubrecht Institute, UMCU, and other national cardiac RM experts. Working groups are administered by guest lecturers from UMCU. Laymen and/or patients are involved in assignment(s).
In this course the student will get acquainted with the application of regenerative medicine in cardiac diseases. Subjects like cardiac development, reprogramming, RM treatment options including non-cell based therapies and translational cardiac RM are addressed. In addition, students are introduced in the interpretation and processing of study data, and get acquainted with the impact of research on society, in particular on patients. The course consists of lectures, interactive meetings, an exam, and a group assignment, supervised by experts and laymen.
Literature/study material used:
- Primary literature
- Textbook Medical Physiology (background information)
Please register via the study guide Life Sciences.
Mandatory for students in own Master’s programme:
For BoD students:
this course is one of the specific cardiovascular BoD-courses. Additional to the mandatory Kick off course, BoD students should accomplish 12 EC with specific (cardiovascular) BoD courses.
Optional for students in other GSLS Master’s programme:
Yes. RMT and BoD students have priority for enrollment.
Bachelor in Life Sciences and basic knowledge about cell biology and cardiac physiology.
Instructional formats (attendance required)
Computer practical (Required)
Group work (Required)
Small-group session (Required)