Cardiomyocyte contraction measurement system
Hungary(HuMSIRC)-University of Debrecen, Debrecen
Division of Clinical Physiology, Institute of Cardiology
Prof. Istvan Des MD,PhD,FeSC
Prof. Zoltan Papp, MD PhD
English, Hungarian
4 weeks
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Type of Research Project
- Basic science
What is the background of the project?
What is the aim of the project?
The aim is to determine drug effects on cardiomyocyte contractility at the early phase of drug development by the use of this system
What techniques and methods are used?
Cardiomyocyte contraction measurement system
What is the role of the student?
What are the tasks expected to be accomplished by the student?
Cardiomyocyte isolation
Will there be any theoretical teaching provided (preliminary readings, lectures, courses, seminars etc)
Consultations about the project with the project leader.
What is expected from the student at the end of the research exchange? What will be the general outcome of the student?
- The student will prepare a poster
What skills are required of the student? Is there any special knowledge or a certain level of studies needed?
Experience in cardiac physiology and biochemistry, completed subjects from basic sciences(physiology, biochemistry etc.)

Do you accept students for one month research training? ____yes_________
If, no what is the minimum length of duration of the research exchange period? _________________________________________________________________________
What is the minimum and maximum length of duration of the research exchange period?
from 4 weeks to 1 year
There are approximately ____5____ hours of work per day.
Available months: all of the months are available
How many exchange students can you accept to the project
At the same time per one exchange period? 1
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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