The Personalised Medicine course is an online, synchronous course aimed at health professionals from a variety of backgrounds. This includes clinical academics, diagnosticians, scientists, bioinformaticians, statisticians, scientists working in pharmaceutical companies etc. Its goal is to equip students with the skills and information necessary to design, conduct, and lead precision medicine research. The programme is taught by world-class leaders in biomedical science, including academics from Harvard University, the University of Oxford, and the University of Cambridge. The programme involves, live (synchronous) teaching and is available as an 8-week course (consisting of 8 workshops) or a 12-week course (consisting of 12 workshops).
Students participating in the course can choose three of the following modules:
1. Introduction to Human Genetics and Genomics
2. Omics Technologies and Their Application in Personalised Medicine
3. Molecular Pathology of Cancer
4. Genomics and the Patient
5. Ethical, legal, and social implications of incorporating personalised medicine into healthcare