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PhD course in diabetology organized by The Diabetes Programme at Lund University (DPLU)

The course has has following aims:
To give a broad knowledge of molecular mechanisms underlying the development of diabetes and its complications, as well as how these are studied,
To give insights into how diabetes is diagnosed and treated, in the clinic.
To enable PhD students in the diabetes field to expand their research network.

Dates

The course is planned for week 43 2021

Time

Full time, approx 8:30-17:00

Location

Segerfalkssalen, BMC, Lund

Target group

PhD students in the field of diabetes research, postdocs are also welcome to apply.

Number of participants

Max 30

Aim

  • To give a broad knowledge of molecular mechanisms underlying the development of diabetes and its complications, as well as how these are studied.
  • To give insight into how diabetes is diagnosed and treated, in the clinic.
  • To enable PhD students in the diabetes field to expand their research network.

Course content

Subjects that will be treated include: Historical perspectives, genetics and etiology of diabetes, stem cells, monogenic forms of diabetes, insulin- and glucagon secretion, insulin signalling and resistance, gluco- and lipotoxicity, animal models, diabetes therapy, insulin pumps and glucose monitoring, diabetes and the immune system, incretins, diabetic complications, gestational diabetes, diabetes prevention and transplantation. The course will include 1-2 visits to the clinic, where the student will meet diabetic paitents, and their treating physicians.

Teaching forms

Lectures, outpatient clinic, demonstrations.

Other

The course is approved by the Medical fAculty, and will therefore give 2 hp, and can me used in the PhD portfolio and to fulfil the course requirement for obtaining the PhD.

The course will be given in English.

Course organizers

Karl Bacos

peter [dot] spegel [at] med [dot] lu [dot] se (Peter Spègel)

Benjamin King

karin [dot] filipsson [at] med [dot] lu [dot] se (Karin Filipsson)