For students attending the course Frontiers in Translational Medicine (16.5 credits) course code 5MT006

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.


Information about the course - Welcome

The course starts on Monday, 17 October, 2022.
Details about time and venue will be announced in September.

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.

Here is the preliminary schedule from Autumn term 2021 as reference (as of 2021-09-30).


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 Board of Education (now Committee of Education).

Contact information

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

Louisa Cheung

Course coordinator
K2 Department of Medicine, Solna

Fredrik Wermeling

Co-course leader
K2 Department of Medicine, Solna

Rachel Fisher

K2 Department of Medicine, Solna