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Course: Sex/Gender Aspects in Biomedical Research Cycle: Third Place: Karolinska Institutet Department for Clinical science, Intervention and Technology (CLINTEC), Section for Obstetrics and Gynecology, Karolinska University HospitalHuddinge campus, Stockholm, Sweden Lecturer: Karolina Kublickiene MD, PhD (course leader) Teaching Methods — lectures/discussion forums: introduction to new scientific field: Gender Medicine; — lectures/discussion forums: focus on the exploitation of sex variable in scientific investigations; — lectures/discussion forums: focus on basic methodologies, theories and cellular biology considered in the relation to clinically relevant topics important for Gender Medicine (several diseases of public health concern have been already identified: cardiovascular diseases, lung diseases, neuropsychiatric disorders, steroid metabolism disorders as well as inflammatory and autoimmune diseases); — lectures/discussion forums: focus on pharmacological aspects and health economical issues regarding cardiovascular diseases, lung diseases, neuropsychiatric disorders, steroid metabolism disorders as well as inflammatory and autoimmune diseases; — lectures/discussion forums: focus on exploration of experimental models that could help to broaden understanding of the disease process pertinent to the defined sex needs. Learning Activities — lectures/discussion forums provide students with the information on Gender Medicine, new scientific field that focuses on difference between women and men in health and disease; — lectures/discussion forums make students aware that women and men differ in every system of the body and experience health and disease differently. The exploitation of sex variable in scientific investigations helps to front questions and consequences that are of fundamental importance for the prevention, detection and/or treatment of illness; 109

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Tuning Educational Structures in Europe The name Tuning was chosen for the project to refl ect the idea that universities do not look for u...

Gender Studies Tuning Brochure  

Tuning Educational Structures in Europe The name Tuning was chosen for the project to refl ect the idea that universities do not look for u...

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