Molecular Neurodegeneration for PhD students, 3 hp

Course numberNN
Max participants10
Application deadline2024-01-31
Course leaderDag Sehlin
DepartmentPublic Health and Caring Sciences
Visiting addressRudbeck laboratory, Dag Hammarskjölds väg 20
Post addressDag Hammarskjölds väg 20, 75185 Uppsala
Dates19 February - 15 March 2024
LocationRudbeck laboratory
Course length4 weeks (2-3 whole days per week)
Course report 
Course plan 



The course covers molecular and clinical aspects of neurodegenerative diseases, mainly focusing on central questions in Alzheimer's and Parkinson's disease research. The course will highlight important issues and central methods that are used within this research field.

Learning outcomes

Within the area of neurodegenerative diseases, describe and reflect upon:
• Clinical symptoms and available treatment
• Genetics
• Current research on pathological processes, including different research model systems
• Development of novel therapies and diagnostics


Lectures, seminars and presentation of research project


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Reflective course diary (requires presence to lectures), active participation in seminars, presentation of research project


Relevant scientific articles according to instructions

Teaching staff

Clinical and preclinical researchers from different departments, mainly from the department of Public Health and Caring Sciences

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Dag Sehlin

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