20h Th, 10h AUTR
Number of credits
|Master in biomedicine (120 ECTS)||2 crédits|
Language(s) of instruction
Organisation and examination
Teaching in the second semester
Units courses prerequisite and corequisite
Prerequisite or corequisite units are presented within each program
Learning unit contents
serological biomarkers: CRP, ANCA, ASCA, coeliac serology
fecal biomarkers: calprotectine, lactoferrine
Pr N Paquot course (4h) General principles of balanced nutrition
Nutrition and diseases: the example of type 2 diabetes
J Collignon G Jerusalem (4)
General principles in digestive oncology
Epidemiology, risk factors, diagnostic, staging, treatment
Learning outcomes of the learning unit
The aim of the teaching is to give a translationnal view of the biomarkers used in digestive dieseases.
- knowledge of the physiopathologic/ physiologic role of the biomarkers
- knowledge of the dosage techiques
- understanding of he use of he biomarkers in the management of digestive diseases
feacal calprotectine will be dicssued more largerly .
The aim of this teaching is also to understand the general principles of balanced nutrition.
Using the example of type 2 diabetes, understand how and why nutritional disorders lead to pathology
The aim is also to understand the general principles in digestive oncology in order to better make a correlation between lab research and clinical application
Prerequisite knowledge and skills
Physiology and physiopathology of digestive diseases
Immunology and histology of the gut
biochemical techniques : ELISA, Immunohistochemistry
Concept of human biochemistry and physiology (energy metabolism, regulation of energy substrates)
Planned learning activities and teaching methods
slides presneted during the course
Mode of delivery (face to face, distance learning, hybrid learning)
face to face or distance-learning if necessary
Recommended or required readings
Expert opinion for use of faecal calprotectin in diagnosis and monitoring of inflammatory bowel disease in daily clinical practice.
United European Gastroenterol J. 2018 Oct;6(8):1117-1125.
European Society Paediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition Guidelines for Diagnosing Coeliac Disease 2020.
Reenaers C, Bossuyt P, Hindryckx P, Vanpoucke H, Cremer A, Baert F.
Husby S et al.
J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2020 Jan;70(1):141-156.
Assessment methods and criteria
Any session :
written exam ( multiple-choice questionnaire )
- If evaluation in "hybrid"
gastroenterology department: 043667890