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LF910 - Regenerative Medicine

  • Module code: LF910
  • Module name: Regenerative Medicine
  • Department: School of Life Sciences
  • Credit: 10

Content and teaching | Assessment | Availability

Module content and teaching

Principal aims

This module introduces the students to the scientific principles underpinning the application of biotechnology to the medical sector. The focus is on design and development of stem cell-based approaches, translation of fundamental developmental biology to therapeutic endpoints, use of functional biomaterials, and tissue engineering. The aim is to give the students a clear understanding of regenerative medicine and the role of biotechnology in this context.

Principal learning outcomes

To develop an understanding of the scientific basis underpinning regenerative medicine from cell- to tissue-scale and the associated biotechnological principles leading to commercial implementation.

Timetabled teaching activities

Lecture: 16 hours Seminars: 6 hours Practical Class/Workshops: 2 hours Supervised time in studio/workshop: 10 hours

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Module assessment

Assessment group Assessment name Percentage
10 CATS (Module code: LF910-10)
A3 (Assessed work only) Seminar Presentation 40%
  Poster Assignment 60%

Module availability

This module is available on the following courses:

  • Postgraduate Medical Biotechnology and Business Management (J7N2) - Year 1
Optional Core