Projects
Name
Molecular Mechanisms of Conditions Associated with Metabolic Syndrome
University
Greece (HelMSIC) - University of Patras, Patra
Domain
Pharmacology
Departement
Department of Pharmacology, Medical School, University of Patras
Head
Professor Christodoulos Flordellis
Tutor
Associate Professor Kyriakos Kypreos
Languages
English
Duration
4 weeks
Availability
Cities/Months Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Augt Sep Oct Nov Dec
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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?
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What techniques and methods are used?
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What is the role of the student?
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
No
Hours
8
Type of students accepted
This project accepts:
- Medical students
- Graduated students (less than 6 months)
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