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Introduction to Metabolomics for the Clinical Scientist

Introduction to Metabolomics for the Clinical Scientist

Date: Friday 25th October 2019

Location: Birmingham Metabolomics Training Centre, School of Biosciences, University of Birmingham

Course Overview

This 1-day course in partnership with the Phenome Centre Birmingham provides clinicians with an overview of the metabolomics pipeline highlighting the benefits of this technique to the medical field and an introduction to the Phenome Centre Birmingham and the MRC-NIHR National Phenome Centre.

The course provides a suitable introduction to metabolomics prior to taking additional training courses at either the Birmingham Metabolomics Training Centre or the Imperial International Phenome Training Centre.

Topics Covered

  • Introduction to the Phenome Centre Birmingham, showcasing facilities and expertise available.
  • Introduction to metabolomics
  • Importance of experimental design and sample collection
  • Overview of the technologies available for data acquisition including discovery phase profiling and targeted analysis for the validation of biomarkers
  • Overview of data analysis approaches
  • Case studies – large-scale metabolic phenotyping, translation to targeted assays and clinical practice
  • Question and answer session with the experts


This course is suitable for individuals with no previous experience of metabolomics.

Early-bird Registration: £200 (Rate expires: 11 October 2019)
Standard Registration: £220 (Rate expires: 24 October 2019)

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