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Seminars in Translational Medicine (MEDI40004)

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Year of offer2019
Subject levelHonours
Subject codeMEDI40004
Semester 1
FeesSubject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date

The course comprises a series of advanced lectures, delivered in research seminar format, and accompanied by ancillary literature. Each lecture focuses on an area of clinical translational research on a major human disease or a research approach (from epidemiology and public heath through to molecular medicine).

Intended learning outcomes

To gain a wide introduction to the scope of contemporary translational medicine (“bench-to-bedside) to gain an understanding of the processes by which discoveries are translated into practical medicines, treatments or health interventions

Generic skills

  • Analysing complex scientific issues
  • Identifying critical and essential factors from a large body of information
  • Making a constructive critique of a scientific presentation
  • Performing written and oral communication skills at a high standard
  • Contributing to intellectual discussion
  • Generating new ideas for scientific experiments

Last updated: 10 August 2019