For students attending the course Molecular Medicine - Cardiometabolic and Infectious Diseases (15 hp) course code 1BI048

The course focuses on the molecular, cellular and physiological mechanisms, pathology, diagnosis and treatment of common cardiometabolic and infectious diseases, including global aspects. Relevant molecular biology technologies used within translational research in the field of these diseases are reviewed.


Molecular Structure
Molecular Structure from Flickr Photo: Sergey Emelyanov

Welcome information

About the course

The course is held on campus with full-time teaching (100%) and lasts for 11 weeks. Full-time teaching corresponds to 40 hours of study per week.

The course starts on Monday 30th October 2023 and runs until Friday 12th January 2024. The first day of the Christmas self-study period is Friday 22nd December and the last day is Sunday 7th January 2024.  The roll call is on Monday 30th October, 09:30 - 12:00, at Wangari, KI Solna campus. The final examination is planned on Jan. 11, 2024 (14:15 - 18:15) in the form of digital exam at Skrivsal BZ, KI Solna Campus. Both current student and those who wish for take re-exam need to register yourself in Ladok which will be open in December.


Registration for the course is mandatory in order to keep your place and participate in the course. Register yourself in Ladok. The registration period is 2023-10-16 to 2023-11-06. More information about web registration.


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Course evaluation and Course analysis


Course responsible department:

Department of Medicine (Solna) 

Hanna Björck

Course Leader

Christopher Sundling

Deputy Course Leader

Rachel Fisher

Course Exminator

Magdalena Paolino

Responsible teacher for the lab

Mari Liljefors

Course Administrator
072-247 0307
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