2nd Cycle Degree/2 year Master in Health Biology

Degree programme

Programme type 2nd Cycle Degree/2 year Master
Academic Year 2018/2019
Code 9212
Degree Programme Class LM-6 - Biology
Years in which the programme is being held I, II
Type of access Open access with assessment of personal competencies
Place of teaching Bologna
Degree Programme Director Annalisa Pession
Language Italian

Programme profile

The programme introduces students to themain causes of human pathology and the modern diagnostic methods that aim toidentify and prevent them and monitor the therapy applied to the clinicalcondition diagnosed.

From this basic knowledge, the programmethen focuses on specific aspects:

- diagnostics: students learn the mostcommon analysis techniques based on biospecific reagents, methods ofmicrobiological diagnosis of infectious diseases, virology and parasitologydiagnostics, methodical approaches to analyse Mendelian and complex genetictraits and the advanced molecular diagnostic techniques applied to oncology,forensic methods;

- nutrition: students acquire thephysiological basics of nutritional science and learn the correlations betweenunhealthy eating habits and different pathologies; they also learn the cell andmolecular basics of nutrient-related diseases;

- pharmacology: students learn the processesand essential principles that regulate drug development and the methods used tocarry out regulated clinical trials;

- biology laboratory management: studentsfurther develop their knowledge in relation to quality control andcertification in biology laboratories.

Access to further study

It gives access to third cycle studies (Dottorato di ricerca/Scuole di specializzazione) and master courses of second degree.

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