The PhD in Health Sciences has a very flexible curricular structure. As such, students can choose a study plan focusing mainly in neurosciences. This is possible not only at the level of the PhD thesis project, but also at the curricular units (courses or laboratory rotations). Information on past and future courses in neurosciences can be viewed here.
As examples are courses provided yearly on Fundamentals of Neurosciences, Hands-on the Rodent Brain, or Pathogenesis of Neurodegenerative Diseases . In addition, every year, several laboratory rotations (10 ECTS) are provided on topics related to neurosciences (examples).
Within the expertise of the researchers at the School of Medicine, its associated Life and Health Sciences Research Institute and partner Clinical Academic Center students can develop their thesis projects in basic, translational and clinical neurosciences.
Historically, since the launching of the Medical School, between 2001 and August 2017, 116 PhD students graduated, of which 62 in neurosciences. The following list provides the thesis completed in 2015 and 2016 in neurosciences.
In the academic year 2017/2018 the following are curricular units specifically in neurosciences:
Fundamentals in Neurosciences (5 ECTS)
Hands-on Rodent Brain (5 ECTS)
Laboratory rotations (10 ECTS each) (consult the list)
Other courses are relevant for research in neurosciences but not directly on the topic:
Biostatistics in Health Sciences (5 ECTS)
Laboratory Animal Sciences (10 ECTS)
Epidemiology (10 ECTS)
Bioinformatics in Health Sciences (5 ECTS)
Research Methodologies (5 ECTS)
Nano-bioengineering for medicine (5 ECTS)