From advanced imaging to personalized medicine

Dit vak wordt in het Engels aangeboden. Omschrijvingen kunnen daardoor mogelijk alleen in het Engels worden weergegeven.

Doel vak

To obtain a thorough understanding of state-of-the-art imaging
techniques in the experimental and clinical setting that can be used for
scientific research and novel diagnostic and therapeutic modalities in
patients with cardiovascular disease.
To get familiar with the role of personalized medicine in the treatment
of cardiovascular diseases.

Inhoud vak

This course focuses on state-of-the-art imaging techniques that are used
during experimental and clinical scientific research, including
super-resolution microscopy, PET-CT and optical imaging of the
The treatment of cardiovascular disease will increasingly rely on
personalized medicine and patient-centered care. The student will get
familiar with developments like genotyping, systems biology and remote


Lectures, demonstrations and study groups


Digital exam (knowledge test) and assignments

Vereiste voorkennis

Bachelor in life sciences, biomedical sciences, (technical) medicine,
movement sciences.


Scientific articles related to the specific lectures. More information
about these scientific articles can be found on CANVAS.


Students following the Cardiovascular Research master program.

Overige informatie

This is an advanced course and basic knowledge of cardiac structure and
function is required to complete the course successfully.

Examinator: prof. dr. Peter Hordijk
Vakcoordinator: Dr. W.S. Simonides

Afwijkende intekenprocedure

All students of the Cardiovascular Research Program have to attend the compulsory courses of the program. For all courses you must register through This way, you find out immediately if a place is available. All activities for which you are registered will be displayed in your personal timetable, which also includes any timetable changes. If you have not registered for a course then you will not be admitted to that course, you will not be assigned to a group, you will not bet able to use CANVAS, you will have no timetable, your grades will not be recorded, etc. In short, you will not be able to take part. From the moment that you are conditionally registered for a program, you can sign up for specific courses via

Toelichting Canvas

Course information, course reading, course announcements

Aanbevolen voorkennis

Cardiovascular Physiology Concepts
Second edition
R.E. Klabunde

Algemene informatie

Vakcode M_CFAISC16
Studiepunten 6 EC
Periode P2
Vakniveau 400
Onderwijstaal Engels
Faculteit VUmc
Vakcoördinator dr. W.S. Simonides
Examinator P.L. Hordijk MA

Praktische informatie

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