Introduction to Metabolomics for the Clinical Scientist

Register Now for 25 October 2019


This 1-day course in partnership with the Phenome Centre Birmingham provides clinicians with an overview of the metabolomics pipeline highlighting the benefits of this technique to the medical field and an introduction to the Phenome Centre Birmingham and the MRC-NIHR National Phenome Centre.

The course provides a suitable introduction to metabolomics prior to taking additional training courses at either the Birmingham Metabolomics Training Centre or the Imperial International Phenome Training Centre.   

Topics Covered

  • Introduction to the Phenome Centre Birmingham, showcasing facilities and expertise available.
  • Introduction to metabolomics
  • Importance of experimental design and sample collection
  • Overview of the technologies available for data acquisition including discovery phase profiling and targeted analysis for the validation of biomarkers
  • Overview of data analysis approaches
  • Case studies – large-scale metabolic phenotyping, translation to targeted assays and clinical practice
  • Question and answer session with the experts


The course is suitable for individuals with no previous experience of metabolomics.

Preview the full programme here


"This course was really enjoyable and interesting. The academics that ran the course were patient with questions and gave very good answers.

 - Annie

Attended Introduction to Metabolomics for the Clinical Scientist: December 2017


"Great course, very satisfied."


 - Dale

Attended Introduction to Metabolomics for the Clinical Scientist: December 2017


University of Birmingham or Birmingham Health Partners Registration


(You must be a student or member of staff at a BHP Partner Organisation to use this rate)

Standard Registration £200

Register Now for 25 October 2019

For further information about this course please contact David Epps.

Please read the Birmingham Metabolomics Training Centre’s Conditions and Cancellation Policy prior to registering.