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The role of inflammation in the pathophysiology of preeclampsia and new insights into treatment options for preeclampsia

Focus: Immunology, Pharmacology

This course comprises reading, formal presentations and discussion of topics in pharmacology, immunology and related disciplines from the current scientific literature. Emphasis is placed on various aspects of pregnancy disorders. Critical evaluation of experimental design, data analysis and interpretation are emphasized. Development of critical thinking and written scientific communication are primary goals.
The format of this course is that of a seminar. This is a discussion-based class, with discussions being led by the instructor and students.
Students may discuss any topic relevant to pregnancy disorders.
Student participation will be reflected by attendance and a formal oral presentation and discussion. When in attendance, students are encouraged to ask questions relevant to the basic content as well as the experimental aspects of the presentation. In addition, students are expected to evaluate and be able to constructively criticize the general format, style and other technical aspects of the presentation.

Professor: Cláudio Galuppo Diniz (UFJF), Lorena M. Amaral (University of Mississippi Medical Center – USA)

Language: English

Place: Amphitheatre of the Graduate Program in Biological Sciences, Institute of Biological Sciences

Courseload: 15h

Date&Time: July 24-28, from 2pm to 5pm

Target audience: undergraduate and graduate students

Spots available: 10

Sustainable Development Goals (SDG): 3