Precision Medicine in CardioRenal Metabolic Disease

Course Information
TitleΕφαρμογή της Ιατρικής της Ακριβείας στα καρδιονεφρομεταβολικά νοσήματα / Precision Medicine in CardioRenal Metabolic Disease
FacultyHealth Sciences
Cycle / Level2nd / Postgraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
CoordinatorKalliopi Kotsa
Course ID600022328

Programme of Study: PMS Kardionefrometavoliká Nosīmata: Ī Sýndesī tīs Tekmīriōménīs Iatrikīs me tīn Iatrikī Akriveías

Registered students: 25
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSCompulsory Course215

Class Information
Academic Year2023 – 2024
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Instructors from Other Categories
Class ID
Course Type 2021
Specific Foundation
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
  • Distance learning
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
  • English (Instruction)
Learning Outcomes
After completing the module, participants should be able to: • To know the connection of precision medicine with daily clinical practice. •To know the diseases where precision medicine is already applied, with an emphasis on the progress that has been made to date in the field of Cardiorenal Metabolic diseases and also on the challenges of the future.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Make decisions
  • Work in teams
  • Generate new research ideas
Course Content (Syllabus)
• Precision medicine in the ED-Basic principles and goals • Pathophysiology-based subphenotyping of individuals at elevated risk for type 2 diabetes • How Clinical Medicine and Precision Medicine helped clarify new endocrinological (and not only) syndromes • Genetic etiology of obesity and personalized recommendations • MODY: From genetics to clinical practice • T2DM: Newer Classification Based on Phenotypic and Other Markers and Clinical Significance for Prognosis and Treatment • T2DM-Coronary disease Genetic risk scores and practical application • Precision Medicine in Diabetic Kidney Disease • Precision Medicine: The importance of genetic control in Chronic Kidney Disease • Application of Precision Medicine in Coronary Artery Disease • Application of Precision Medicine in Dilated Cardiomyopathy • Application of Precision Medicine in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy • Application of Precision Medicine in neuromuscular diseases and non-sarcomeric hypertrophic cardiomyopathy
precision medicine, ED, basic principles, endocrinological, genetic etiology, MODY, prognosis, treatment, markers, coronary artery disease
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Video lectures
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
  • Use of ICT in Student Assessment
Using PowerPoint (.ppt, .pptx, .pdf files) Producing slide and commentary files (voice-over) (.mp4 files) Providing / accessing multimedia material (articles, websites, videos) (e-learning) Communicating via onlinefora ( e-learning)
Course Organization
Reading Assigment30
Written assigments30
Student Assessment
The evaluation of the course is carried out either by a written exam at the end of the semester through the e-learning platform, or by a written individual work on the subject of the course which is also delivered at the end of the semester. The choice of examination method is defined by the course coordinator. During the written exam, the overall score is reduced to a percentage, taking into account that all questions are of equal value. In the written exam, the overall mark is converted to a percentage, and the work is assessed on the examinee's ability to: - Present basic introductory information (20%) - Use appropriate language and terminology (20%) - Present appropriate research sources (20%) - Draws conclusions from the literature review (20%) - Follow an appropriate structure in the text (20%)
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Multiple Choice Questions (Summative)
  • Written Assignment (Summative)
  • Performance / Staging (Summative)
Additional bibliography for study
Οι διαφάνειες των διαλέξεών (σε ppt ή pdf), καθώς και οι βίντεο των διαλέξεων του μαθήματος, που αναρτώνται στο e-learning .
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