Fondation Merieux

A family foundation dedicated to fighting infectious diseases

Pasteur - Mérieux course: infectious agents and tumors

18 - 29 March 2013, Institut Pasteur and Christophe Mérieux Infectiology Centre, Vientiane (Laos)

This course is designed especially for young graduates of health sciences universities in Southeast Asia interested in different approaches to cancer: public health, epidemiology, clinical, therapeutic, pathology, infectious disease, pharmacology, preventive medicine and vaccinology.

Courses are taught in French, but an understanding of English is required.

At the end of this course, students will be able to:

  • describe the relationships between epidemiological and clinical infections and cancers

  • describe the role of bacterial, viral and parasitic infectious involved in the process of oncogenesis

  • describe the techniques of laboratory diagnosis of infectious agents

  • develop strategies for screening and prevention of cancer caused by infectious agents.

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