For students attending the course Frontiers in Translational Medicine (13 credits) course code 5MT012

After this course, students would understand why and how huge datasets of cellular, molecular biological and molecular genetic data are generated from a biomedical perspective and how the results can be applied to improve our knowledge of human diseases.


Welcome! Short information about the course in the autumn 2023.

Course period: 2023-10-13 - 2023-12-05

The course starts on Friday, 13 October, 2023 at 9:30am. (Venue: Nils Ringertz)

Students should registered to the course in LADOK to gain access to course web page in Canvas.
The Canvas course page will be updated regularly. Please check Announcements there for urgent notices!


The course will be held on Solna Campus, and online if necessary.  

Registered students will receive information and schedule via email approximately two weeks before the course starts.
Full time studies (100%). Lecturing in daytime. Students are expected to attend all course activities.

Preliminary schedule (Autumn term 2023) in TimeEdit


Introduction to the course

This course focuses on common human diseases such as immunological disorders, cardiovascular diseases, cancer and neurodegenerative disorders. Molecular techniques used within the field of advanced translational research are reviewed.

Graphic illustration of: Multi-omics system biology study in aging
Precision Medicine - an multi-omics approach Photo: Ujjwal Neogi

Course survey and analysis

The course is evaluated according to the guidelines set by the Committee of Education.

The following documents from the previous version of this course 5MT006 can be used as reference.

Contact information

KI department responsible for the course: Department of Medicine, Solna

Louisa Cheung

Course leader

Ning Xu Landén

Deputy course leader/Examiner

Alexander Espinosa

Senior research specialist

Fredrik Wermeling

Principal researcher
Content reviewer:
Louisa Cheung