The new course “planning and conducting biomedical research”, which is part of the PhD program, wants to offer a comprehensive discussion of the aims, activities and methodological aspects (including statistical principles and applications) of biomedical research, from the preclinical to the advanced clinical development stage in different pathological entities. The last section deals with the special issues faced by preclinical and clinical researchers working in the field of rare disease. A more detailed description of aims and content can be found in the syllabus.
The course is the first one in this field, and is of interest for researchers, clinical scientists and clinical investigators in the translational field to understand their role and input for a mutual productive interaction.
This course it is offered also as parts of the PhD degree programme of the Faculty of Biomedical Sciences, USI and it is structured as common course (General skills).
Duration 2 day (21 and 28 October 2021) = 1 ECTS
The Planning and conducting Clinical Research course will be held in english.
To understand the statistical and methodological concepts to help in planning and implementing preclinical and clinical research and to interpret their findings. The course will include practical examples and case discussion, mainly in the field of oncology and neurosciences relevant for the clinical counterpart of some of the participants.
Dr. Valter Torri, Lab. Metodologia per la Ricerca Clinica, Mario Negri Milano
Prof. Cristiana Sessa, IOSI Bellinzona
EOC employees CHF 400, external CHF 650, Free of fee for PhD students USI Lugano