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.



Preliminary information about the course in autumn 2024.

Preliminary course start: 2024-10-18

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


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

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



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.

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

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Louisa Cheung

Course leader
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Ning Xu Landén

Deputy course leader/Examiner
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Alexander Espinosa

Senior Research Specialist
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Fredrik Wermeling

Principal Researcher
Content reviewer:
Louisa Cheung