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.


The course is discontinued.

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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.

Schedule (Autumn term 2022) 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 Board of Education (now Committee of Education).

Contact information

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

Louisa Cheung

Course leader

Ning Xu Landén

Senior lecturer

Alexander Espinosa

Senior research specialist

Fredrik Wermeling

Principal researcher
Content reviewer:
Louisa Cheung