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MSc in Cell and Gene Therapies – Call for Applications


Announcement: Applications Open for Master Programme in Cell and Gene Therapies

The MSc in Cell and Gene Therapies accepts applications for the academic year 2023-2024.

Candidates are invited to submit their application by September 20, 2023.

We are excited to announce that applications are now open for the Master Programme in Cell and Gene Therapies at the Institute of Cell Therapy. This comprehensive program offers an interdisciplinary curriculum, practical training, and research opportunities to prepare students for the rapidly evolving field of regenerative medicine.

Key Highlights:

  • Legislation
    This is a bi-institutional program of postgraduate studies of the School of Medicine of the University of Patras and the Department of Biomedical Sciences of the University of West Attica. You can find the Government Gazette and the Regulation of Studies here.
  • Goal
    The “MSc Cell and Gene Therapies” aims to provide high-level postgraduate education in the field of Advanced Therapeutic Medicinal Products (ATMPs) and especially of Cell and Gene Therapies (CGT).
  • Target audience
    Students with a bachelor degree in life sciences or equivalent interested in a role in the C and GT field in academic, clinical, industrial and regulatory settings. You may find the entry requirements and the selection process here.
  • Curriculum
    This program covers all aspects of cell and gene therapy with the purpose to train graduate scientists of various expertise in the fields of production, distribution, clinical evaluation and clinical implementation of CGTs and study both the biological substrate of CGTs and the regulatory framework for their production and their application. The course includes also training in basic cell biology, lab techniques and statistics. You may find the modules and the course objectives here.
  • The Value Proposition
    The master program will provide the students with a practical profession with high market demand. The high-level training of health and bio related scientists will empower their skills towards employability as executives in private or public sectors in the areas of Biotechnology and Health and scientists with medical direction will be trained in the fields of CGT clinical research, translation research and their application for treatment of incurable diseases. MSc graduates may proceed to PhD studies.
  • Teaching Methods
    Face to face and on-line lectures and seminars, virtual reality training, individual and group assignments, practical training in GMP Labs of industrial partners (Theracell) or of the Institute of Cell Therapy “Dimitris Lois”, Univeristy of Patras.
  • Graduate Degree
    MSc in «Cell and Gene Therapies: from bench to bedside and Good Manufacturing Practices» awarded from University of Patras and University of West Attica.

For more information click here.

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