Courses - doctoral programme in metabolism and endocrinology

MetEndo Theoretical Courses

The theoretical courses within the MetEndo Doctoral Program 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.

2433: Clinical Research in Lipid Metabolism (1.5p)- annually
Course directors: Ylva Bonde & Sara Straniero

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

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

2381: Survey of Molecular Endocrinology (3p)- annually
Course director: John Flanagan

2608: Mechanisms of Gene Regulation in Metabolism (1.5p)- annually
Course director: Jorge Ruas and Alfredo Gimenez-Cassina

1678: The Global Diabetes Epidemic (3p)- annually
Course directors: Neda Rajamand Ekberg & 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.

1559: Experimental Techniques in the Study of Metabolic & Photo by Anders NordermanEndocrine Disorders (1.5p) - annually
Course directors: Alex Chibalin, Neil Portwood, Agné Kulyté, Erwin Ilegems and Anja Voznesenskaya

2418: Methods in Molecular Biology and Their Applications in Medical Research (3p)- annually
Course directors: Agne Kulyte, Camilla Pramfalk, & Jurga Laurencikiene

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

1844: Methodologies in Molecular Medicine (3p)- every 2nd year
Course director: Harvest Gu


Programme coordinator

Jurga Laurencikiene

Phone: +46-(0)8-585 839 21

Programme coordinator

Marie Björnholm

Phone: +46-(0)8-524 875 12

Head of programme

Ulrika Widegren

Phone: +46-(0)8-524 867 47

Doctoral programmesEndocrinologyMetabolism