Netherlands, Utrecht

Clinical and Translational Oncology

when 18 July 2016 - 22 July 2016
language English
duration 1 week
credits 1.5 ECTS
fee EUR 500

This course focuses on the translation of basic (molecular, genetic) knowledge and technical developments in the field of oncology into evidence-based clinical practice. Doctors and researchers from the University Medical Center Utrecht and Utrecht University will introduce their lines of cancer research and outline the recent developments in detection and treatment of cancer. In addition to discussing molecular and technical developments and personalized cancer treatment, the importance of prevention and early detection will be highlighted. In addition, patients will be sharing their personal experience and comment on the new developments. The course concludes with the ?Student Multidisciplinary Board Meeting?, during which course participants will discussing real life patients and treatment plans together with professionals.

Course leader

HM Verkooijen, MD PhD

Target group

Advanced bachelors / beginning masters with an interest clinical and translational oncologic research. Curiosity, excellent interpersonal skills and an open mind are assets. Applicants should be proficient in English and will be subjected to a selection procedure.

Course aim

At the end of the week, participants will have solid knowledge on the requirements for successfully translating basic and technological developments into clinically meaningful therapies, and appreciate that multidisciplinary collaboration and central position of the patient will be key factors for success.

Fee info

EUR 500: Course + course materials + housing
EUR 300: Course + course materials

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