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Course module: BMB580117
Cardiac Regenerative Medicine
Course info
Course codeBMB580117
ECTS Credits3
Category / LevelM (Master)
Course typeCourse
Language of instructionDutch
Offered byFaculty of Medicine; Graduate School of Life Sciences; Biology of Disease;
Contact personP.J.P.G. Sluijter, PhD
J.A. Korporaal
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Contactperson for the course
P.J.P.G. Sluijter, PhD
Other courses by this lecturer
Teaching period
MASTER  (20/08/2018 to 17/08/2019)
Teaching period in which the course begins
Time slot-: Not in use
Study mode
Course application processadministratie onderwijsinstituut
Enrolling through OSIRISNo
Enrolment open to students taking subsidiary coursesYes
Waiting listNo
Course placement processadministratie onderwijsinstituut
After completing the course the student is able to:
- 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): 28 January 2019 - 8 February 2019

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).

Course description:
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
- E-module
- 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.

Prerequisite knowledge:
Bachelor in Life Sciences and basic knowledge about cell biology and cardiac physiology.
Entry requirements
Required materials
Instructional formats
Computer practical

Group work



Small-group session

Final result
Test weight100
Minimum grade5.5

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