Courses - doctoral programme in metabolism and endocrinology

MetEndo doctoral course spring 2023

Here are the doctoral courses organized by the MetEndo doctoral program at KI during the spring of 2023. Contact the course organizers to register. 

3122 The Global Diabetes Epidemic 2023-03-20 -- 2023-03-31 - CANCELLED


MetEndo Theoretical Courses

The theoretical courses within the MetEndo Doctoral Programme are designed to provide learning opportunities in basic endocrinology but also more specific topics concerning clinical treatment of metabolic diseases and molecular mechanisms underlying metabolic defects.

5243: Lipid and Lipoprotein Metabolism: Basal Aspects and Clinical Significance (1.5 p)- annually
Course director: Sara Straniero

2126: Obesity – Basic Science, Clinical and Epidemiological (1.5 p)- every second year
Course director: Erik Näslund 

1790: Exercise in the Management and Prevention of Metabolic Disease (3 p)- every 5th year
Course director: Ulrika Widegren

5529: Overview of Endocrinology – Aspects of Physiology, Cell and Molecular Biology (3 p)- annually
Course directors: John Flanagan and Amarjit Saini

3157: Mechanisms of Gene Regulation in Metabolism (1.5 p)- annually
Course directors: Jorge Ruas and Duarte Ferreira

3122: The Global Diabetes Epidemic (3 p)- annually
Course directors: Neda Rajamand Ekberg and Sergiu-Bogdan Catrina

MetEndo Practical Courses

The practical courses within the MetEndo Doctoral Program are designed to engage students in hands-on learning of cutting-edge techniques used in metabolic and endocrinological research.

3121: Experimental Techniques in the Study of Metabolic & Endocrine Disorders (1.5 p) - annually
Course directors: Alexander Chibalin, Erwin Ilegems, Anja Voznesenskaya, Alison Ludzki and Niklas Mejhert

2418: Methods in Molecular Biology and Their Applications in Medical Research (3 p)- annually
Course directors: Currently not offered

1558: Clinical Techniques in the Study of Endocrine & Metabolic Disorders (1.5 p)- every 2nd year
Course directors: Olav Rooyackers



Marie Björnholm

Head of Programme
K1 Department of Molecular Medicine and Surgery

Jurga Laurencikiene

Programme Coordinator
H7 Department of Medicine, Huddinge

Ulrika Widegren

Programme Coordinator
UF Central Administration