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The need for integration of knowledge finalized to better research and clinical outcome will be highlighted. The CardioLung course offered at University of Pisa Summer School includes a theoretical and a practical part.


Hands-on sessions and live demonstrations from diagnostic and pathophysiologic cardiovascular and pulmonary laboratories will provide an overview on various up-to-date techniques in the clinical research setting.

The CardioLung course offered at University of Pisa Summer School aims to provide state-of-the-art and cutting-edge developments in knowledge and clinical approach to major cardiovascular and pulmonary problems. 

Participants will become familiar with different research approaches to pathophysiology and disease and will be able to integrate and critically evaluate research reported in literature and its translation to the clinical field. Internship (optional) will provide the opportunity to translate theoretical principles to the clinical practice.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 5 days
    • Duration description
      24-29 June
  • Credits
    5 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Ventricular – arterial coupling
  • Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy
  • Sudden cardiac death in the young
  • Myocardial metabolism and preconditioning
  • Microparticles: more than platelet dust
  • Nanostring technology: bringing genetics to the clinical field


          The summer school is targeted at national and international undergraduate, PhD and post-doc students in Medicine and Life Sciences with a specific interest in the cardiovascular and pulmonary field.


          • Prof. Carlo Palombo

          English Language Requirements

          This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

          Academic Requirements

          • Identity Document (*Passport in case you are a foreign student*)
          • Enrolment Form
          • Curriculum Vitae
          All the documents must be in pdf format, in order to upload them on the portal when required.

          Tuition Fee

          • International Applies to you

            500 EUR/full
            Tuition Fee
            Based on the original amount of 500 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 5 days.
          • EU/EEA Applies to you

            500 EUR/full
            Tuition Fee
            Based on the original amount of 500 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 5 days.
          We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

          Living costs for Pisa

          • 750 - 1100 EUR/month
            Living Costs

          The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


          Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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