The C-COMEND Course consists of an introductory e-learning module followed by a 5-day face-to-face workshop and is intended for late PhDs and early postdocs who are involved in translational research.
The free online course entitled The Landscape of Translational Medicine has been developed with experts in the field from Radboud UMC (NL), NIH/NCATS (US), University of Birmingham (UK), I3Health (BE), ECRIN (FR) and industry. The course is open to anyone interested in exploring themes within the translational medicine field (e.g. biomarker development, target validation, predictive models, regulatory environment). It requires approximately 8 hours of investment time and comprises of a wide variety of learning activities such as lectures, mindmaps, videos, Emodules and quizzes.
The 5-day face-to face workshop hosted by industry provides participants with the knowledge, philosophy and tools needed in translational research and medicine development, empowering them to make a difference. A drug development board game, elevator pitches, patient stories and interaction from experts in field are some of the learning activities featured in this course
All lectures and activities were a real insight into the pharma-industry and what are the actual activities happening and qualities needed if one wants to work in the industry
“The speakers were very approachable”
“The e-learning has been great: the learning units are well designed, the activities are pedagogical, the online platform works perfectly”
“I would heartily recommend this course to other PhD students!”