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Objectives

  • To provide a current overview of topical areas in cardiovascular science from scientists and clinicians who are leaders in their field.
  • To provide a current overview of topical areas in cardiovascular science from scientists and clinicians who are leaders in their field.
  • To train postgraduate students primarily towards their subsequent completion of a PhD and a career in research, or give them a sound basis for entry into Pharma.
  • The programme will also provide excellent training towards related fields such as in scientific journalism and in areas requiring critical appraisal of complex data.
  • For clinical graduates there will be a practically orientated introduction to Clinical Cardiology.
  • For clinical graduates there will be a practically orientated introduction to Clinical Cardiology.

Overall objective

To gain knowledge and understanding of molecular and cellular cardiovascular science, animal models of cardiovascular disease, microvascular biology and the mechanisms by which the heart and vasculature function in health and disease, as well as statistical methodology.