This microcredential aims to provide an update on the cellular lesions underlying the development of cancer.
The microcredential provides an essential underpinning to the subsequent modules by ensuring that you have the necessary background knowledge of recent advances in molecular medicine.
Topics Covered - Oncogenes, tumour suppressor genes, mechanisms of metastasis and apoptosis. The role of viruses, environmental carcinogens and chromosomal alterations in cancers will be discussed.
Written assignment (3000 words) (60% of the module mark) and one hour multiple choice questions examination (40% of the module mark).
Academics involved in the delivery of this module
Dr Martin Higgs - Associate Professor for Genomics and Rare Disease
Dr Graham Taylor - Senior Lecturer in Institute of Immunology and Immunotherapy
To apply please contact:
Tel: +44 (0)121 414 3803