Course ObjectiveAt the end of this course the student can demonstrate an understanding
of lectured experimental and clinical neuroendocrinology and describe
recent developments and current research in the field of clinical
Course ContentClinical neuroendocrinology focuses on the pathophysiology, diagnosis,
and treatment of diseases of the hypothalamus and pituitary gland. The
course includes lectures on the structure and function of the
hypothalamus and pituitary gland, with special emphasis on central
regulation of growth, puberty, reproduction, metabolism, obesity and
stress, sexual orientation and gender identity, taking both an
experimental and clinical point of view.
Teaching MethodsLectures 24 hrs (appr)
Research tutorials 5-10 hrs (appr)
Patient care meetings 6 hrs (appr)
Method of AssessmentExamination with open questions derived from the lectures and research
Entry RequirementsBSc Biology, BSc Medical Biology, BA Biological Psychology, BA
LiteratureSelected literature and scientific papers will be provided during the
Target AudienceMSc Neurosciences students in their final year.
Additional InformationFor more information, please contact dr. C.C. van Bunderen
Maximum nr. of participants is 25.
|Language of Tuition||English|
|Faculty||Faculty of Science|
|Course Coordinator||prof. dr. M. den Heijer|
|Examiner||prof. dr. M. den Heijer|
dr. C.B. Lambalk
B.P.C. Kreukels BSc
dr. J. Rotteveel
dr. M.M. van Weissenbruch
prof. dr. M. den Heijer
You need to register for this course yourself
Last-minute registration is available for this course.
|Teaching Methods||Lecture, Practical|