Epidemiology

Radboud UniversityEpidemiology is the science that studies the occurrence of disease in human populations and its determining factors. It is frequently referred to as ‘occurrence research’. The epidemiologist may conduct this type of research in the field of cardiovascular diseases, cancer, diabetes, infectious diseases or any other disease in a specific field of determinants such as microorganisms, diet, occupation or genetics.

The programme provides students with a solid base in research methodology, statistics and biostatistics, laboratory research and communication skills. Leading scientists in fields ranging from metabolism, membrane transport, neuromuscular disease and inflammation to screening efficacy, clinical interventions and evidence-based medicine are involved in the teaching programme as lecturers and tutors.

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