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Research methods used in diabetes and its complications
Provider: Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences

Activity no.: 3202-24-00-00There are 4 available seats 
Enrollment deadline: 01/10/2024
Date and time13.11.2024, at: 09:00 - 15.11.2024, at: 16:00
Regular seats24
Course fee4,440.00 kr.
LecturersLene Ringholm
ECTS credits2.10
Enrolment Handling/Course OrganiserPhD administration     E-mail address: phdkursus@sund.ku.dk

Aim and content
This course is free of charge for PhD students at Danish universities (except Copenhagen Business School), and for PhD Students from NorDoc member faculties. All other participants must pay the course fee.

Anyone can apply for the course, but if you are not a PhD student at a Danish university, you will be placed on the waiting list until enrollment deadline. This also applies to PhD students from NorDoc member faculties. After the enrollment deadline, available seats will be allocated to applicants on the waiting list.

Learning objectives
A student who has met the objectives of the course will be able to:
1. Obtain knowledge and insight in a wide spectrum of research methodology covering clinical aspects of type 1 diabetes, type 2 diabetes, MODY, gestational diabetes and post-transplantation diabetes.
2. Obtain knowledge and insight in pathophysiology, prevention and treatment of diabetes and its complications in the present and future generations.
3. Present their own research briefly and obtain contacts and networking with top researchers from a wide spectrum of leading international diabetes research centers

Frontline clinical diabetes research will be covered by international top researchers with focus on the following methods used in clinical diabetes research: Evaluation of insulin resistance, the metabolic syndrome, immunology, genetic, epigenetic, inflammation and the role of incretins, SGLT 2 antagonists, glucagon and other treatment modalities. Type 1 diabetes, type 2 diabetes, MODY, post-transplantation diabetes, gestational diabetes and diabetes technology will be covered. Research methods evaluating the impact of diabetes on the next generation and the different diabetic complications as hypoglycaemia, retinopathy, nephropathy, neuropathy and macrovascular disease will also be dealt with.

PhD students as well as medical doctors with special interest in this field.
There is a maximum of 24 participants.

Relevance to graduate programmes
The course is relevant to PhD students from the following graduate programmes at the Graduate School of Health and Medical Sciences, UCPH:
- Basic Metabolic Research
- Clinical Research


Lectures and discussions.

Course directors
Elisabeth R. Mathiesen, Professor, MD, DMSc
Lene Ringholm, Associate Professor, MD, PhD
Mads Hornum, Professor, MD, PhD

Teachers (subject to change)
Arne Astrup, Professor, MD, DMSc
Caroline Kistorp, Professor, MD, PhD
Elisabeth R. Mathiesen, Professor, MD, DMSc
Flemming Pociot, Professor
Kirsten Nørgaard, Professor, Chief Physician, DMSc
Lene Ringholm, Associate Professor, MD, PhD
Mads Hornum, Professor, MD, PhD
Magnus Thorsten Jensen, MD, DMSc, PhD, MSc
Michael Larsen, MD, DMSc
Nicolai Jacob Wewer Albrechtsen, Associate Professor
Niels Ejskjær, Professor, MD, PhD
Niels Jessen, Professor, PhD
Steen Madsbad, Professor, MD, DMSc
Thomas Mandrup-Poulsen, Professor, MD, DMSc
Tina Vilsbøll, Professor, MD, DMSc
Tine Clausen, Associate Professor, MD, PhD
Tobias Bomholt, staff specialist, PhD, PostDoc
Torben Hansen, Professor, PhD
Ulrik Pedersen-Bjerregaard, Professor, MD, DMSc

Wednesday – November 13th, 2024
Thursday – November 14th, 2024
Friday – November 15th, 2024 – all days 09.00 - 16.00

Course location
The Auditorium, Department of Nephrology 2132, Rigshospitalet
Entrance 2, 13th floor, Blegdamsvej 9, DK-2100 Copenhagen Ø

Please register before October 1st 2024

Seats to PhD students from other Danish universities will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis and according to the applicable rules.
Applications from other participants will be considered after the last day of enrolment.

Note: All applicants are asked to submit invoice details in case of no-show, late cancellation or obligation to pay the course fee (typically non-PhD students). If you are a PhD student, your participation in the course must be in agreement with your principal supervisor.

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