November 30, 2011
The First Edition of the Master in Translational Medicine of the University of Barcelona was completed on 29 September of 2011. The aim of the Master, which included the participation of several physicians and researchers from the Biomedical Diagnostic Center, was to train professionals in the field of translational medicine, a discipline that focuses on accelerating knowledge transfer from the laboratory to daily clinical practice. Over the present academic course, the teaching program covers current aspects of laboratory medicine, such as genomics, proteomics and bioinformatics, as well as basic subjects related to research management, such as leadership, scientific networking, writing articles, and patent registration. All these subjects are taught by professors with extensive experience and recognized expertise in their fields.