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Professional Master in Stem Cells, organogenesis and Regenerative Medicine

Objectives

Stem cells can differentiate into all the specialized cells in multicellular organisms. They also maintain the normal turnover of regenerative organs. This program provides a high level of theoretical and practical training on cell and stem cell biology and a critical understanding of the major topics in stem cell and developmental biology. At the end of the program, the students will acquire the knowledge needed to understand stem cells and to evaluate the corresponding clinical and ethical processes.

Acquired Skills

Technical approaches and theoretical skills in stem cell biology.

Admission Conditions

Recruitment: Applications are reviewed by an admission committee. The best candidates are selected after interview

Required Level: M1 Biology or M1 Biochemistry at the Lebanese University or other validated academic degrees, (Biotechnology, Medicine, Pharmacy...)

Pre-requisites: Molecular, cellular and developmental biology.

Capacity: 10 to 12 students

Further Studies / Career Opportunities

Research assistant or project leader in a medical or specialized center for stem cells processing or research.

Stem Cells, organogenesis and Regenerative Medicine M2 Courses

Eligibility

  • M1 Biochemistry
  • M1 Biology
  • Doctor of Medicine

General Infos

  • Diploma Level: BAC+5
  • Studies Duration: 1 year
  • Type: Professional
  • Teaching Language: French
  • Total Credits Number: 60
  • Location: Pierre Gemayel University campus - Fanar
  • Supervisor: Aline Ali Hamade
  • Email: aline.hamade(at)ul.edu.lb

Selected Projects

  • Tumeurs de bas grade: purification et optimisation des conditions de mise en culture (2012-2013)
  • Les propriétés proliférative et d'adhérence des cellules souches dérivées du tissu adipeux en corrélation avec l'expression de Cdc42 (2012-2013)
  • The therapeutic effect of a noval lebanese herbal extract in inhibiting prostate cancer progression and targeting an enriched population of prostate cancer stem/progenitor cells (2012-2013)
  • The influence of chemical and physico-chemical properties of urine on the number of urinary cells in a group of woman: Effect of medicinal plant extracts on CSM differentiation (2014-2015)
  • The influence of chemical and physico-chemical properties of urine on the number of urinary cells in a general population: improvement of CSM viability after treatment with medicinal plant extracts (2014-2015)
  • Development of a protocol for the isolation, culture and characterization of human spermatogonial stem cells (2014-2015)
  • Dental stem cells isolation: Effect of dental product on viability and differentiation of stem cells (2014-2015)

Selected Courses