For students attending the course Advanced Human physiology Research (7,5 credits) course code 4FF010

The general aim of the Advanced human phsiology research course is to learn how to plan human scientific studies in a clinical setting. The student should understand the different stages of the clinical research process - from evaluating and selecting suitable methods for the intended outcomes to ethical issues and defining standard operating procedures.



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Schedule for fall 2024 will be posted in August.

About the course

The course uses blended learning which includes campus lectures and practical exercises and workshops and seminars. The course is held on campus Flemingsberg with full-time teaching (100%). Full-time teaching corresponds to 40 hours of study per week.

The content of this course includes:

  • Primary and secondary outcomes in clinical trials, ethical, statistical and administrative aspects, safety, organization of data and conflicts of interests.
  • Ethical questions in human research.
  • Physiological methods including multiple methods for the same outcome measure, from easily available to more advanced.
  • Technical and biological variability in the methods that are used.

The course starts October 7, and runs for 5 weeks. 



Registration is mandatory in order to keep your place and participate in the course. You register yourself in Ladok. The registration is open from one week before the course starts and three days after.

More information about web registration.



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