Courses - doctoral programme in metabolism and endocrinology

MetEndo doctoral courses FALL 2023

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

3121 Experimental techniques in study of metabolic and endocrine disorders   2023-10-09 -- 2023-10-13

3157 Mechanisms of gene regulation in metabolism   2023-10-16 -- 2023-10-20

CANCELLED - 5696 Researching the human gastrointestinal tract, liver and pancreas – An overview   2023-11-20 -- 2023-11-24 - MOVED TO WEEK 11, 2024


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) - every second year
Course director: Cecilia Morgantini and Veronika Tillander

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

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

5529: Overview of Endocrinology – Aspects of Physiology, Cell and Molecular Biology (3 p) - every second year
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) - every second year
Course directors: Neda Rajamand Ekberg and Sergiu-Bogdan Catrina

5696: Researching the Human Gastrointestinal Tract, Liver and Pancreas – An Overview (1.5 p) - every second year
Course directors: Per Stål, Miroslav Vujasinovic and Greger Lindberg

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, Yan Xiong and Paul Petrus

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

1558: Clinical Techniques in the Study of Endocrine & Metabolic Disorders (1.5 p)
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
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