Introduction to Molecular Genetics for Clinical Practice: Precision medicine in oncology and rare disease

Universidad Católica de Valencia

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Introduction to Molecular Genetics for Clinical Practice: Precision medicine in oncology and rare disease

  • Host University

    Universidad Católica de Valencia

  • Location

    Valencia, Spain

  • Area of Study

    Health Science, Nursing, Pharmacy

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

    Hours & Credits

  • Credits

    3
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    0
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    0
  • Overview

    The course will formally introduce an overview of clinical genetics diagnostics for both, rare disease and oncology. Up to date examples and success stories of clinical diagnostics using NGS will be provided. Focus in new therapies and new molecular methods used for detecting the disease would be explained by outstanding professionals in the field. Attendance to related scientific seminars and introductory pathology, molecular genomics and bioinformatics sessions, is included. Likewise, the student will work on paper and tasks assignments on clinical impact of molecular techniques, molecular cancer profiling and therapies, cell signalling and molecular pathways.

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Eligibility for courses may be subject to a placement exam and/or pre-requisites.

ECTS (European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System) credits are converted to semester credits/quarter units differently among U.S. universities. Students should confirm the conversion scale used at their home university when determining credit transfer.