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Molecular Mechanisms of Conditions Associated with Metabolic Syndrome
Greece (HelMSIC) - University of Patras, Patra
Department of Pharmacology, Medical School, University of Patras
Professor Christodoulos Flordellis
Associate Professor Kyriakos Kypreos
Type of Research Project
- Basic science
What is the background of the project?
In this project, we focus on the study of the molecular mechanisms leading to the pathogenesis of metabolic syndrome with emphasis on the lipoprotein transport system.
The aim of the project is identification of novel pharmacological targets for the treatment of metabolic syndrome.
Mainly papers and a textbook will be provided for the project.
What is the aim of the project?
What techniques and methods are used?
What is the role of the student?
- If the project is clinical
- the student will take active part in the clinical examination
What are the tasks expected to be accomplished by the student?
Assist in the Lab Work of the project
Will there be any theoretical teaching provided (preliminary readings, lectures, courses, seminars etc)
Yes if needed
What is expected from the student at the end of the research exchange? What will be the general outcome of the student?
- No specific outcome is expected
What skills are required of the student? Is there any special knowledge or a certain level of studies needed?
Basic Laboratory Skills.
For the use of students considering participating in the project, further information can be found from the following articles (please add specific articles): www.kyriakos kypreos.com
Are there any legal limitations in the student’s involvement
Type of students accepted
This project accepts: - Medical students - Graduated students (less than 6 months)
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