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gsw130 - Regenerative Medicine in Ophthalmology (Complete module description)
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Module label Regenerative Medicine in Ophthalmology
Module code gsw130
Credit points 6.0 KP
Workload 180 h
Institute directory Department of Human Medicine
Applicability of the module
  • Master's Programme Molecular Biomedicine (Master) > Clinical Modules
Responsible persons
Mertsch, Sonja (Module responsibility)
Mertsch, Sonja (Authorized examiners)
Prerequisites
Enrolment in Master´s programme Molecular Biomedicine
Skills to be acquired in this module

Competencies:
++ comprehensive understanding of the fundamentals of regenerative ophthalmology research
++ deepened knowledge of clinical aspects of eye diseases
++ deepened knowledge of biological working methods and clinical diagnostics (classical tissue
     engineering, cell culture and molecular laboratory methods)
++ systematic understanding in translational research
  + interdisciplinary thinking
  + critical and analytical thinking
++ data analysis and interpretation skills
++ data presentation and discussion (written and spoken)
++ teamwork
  + time management

Module contents
The module focuses on regenerative medicine in ophthalmology.
 

Lectures:
Fundamentals of ophthalmologic diseases and insights of current ophthalmologic research projects including tissue engineering methods

Exercises:
Practical laboratory work: generation of tissue engineered artificial cornea, preparation of porcine cornea and retina, cultivation of primary corneal stem cells, sample preparation for protein and mRNA, Western Blotting, PCR, Paraffin sectioning, HE-staining

Reader's advisory
Textbooks of ophthalmology, anatomy, current literature concerning tissue engineering methods in ophthalmology. Primary and secondary literature of the field will be provided and introduced at the first meeting
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Language of instruction English
Duration (semesters) 1 Semester
Module frequency winter semester
Module capacity 5
Reference text
The number of participants is limited to 5. Students which are enrolled in Master´s programme Molecular Biomedicine will be preferred.
Modullevel / module level MM (Mastermodul / Master module)
Modulart / typ of module Wahlpflicht / Elective
Lehr-/Lernform / Teaching/Learning method Lecture and Exercise
Vorkenntnisse / Previous knowledge basic knowledge of cell culture methods, protein and mRNA isolation methods
Course type Comment SWS Frequency Workload of compulsory attendance
Lecture
1 WiSe 14
Exercises
3 WiSe 42
Total time of attendance for the module 56 h
Examination Time of examination Type of examination
Final exam of module
portfolio: short written lab report (max. 8 pages) and presentation (20 min.) of recent research papers