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Continuing education course in updating in Psychiatric pharmacogenetics and vascular pathology

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  • Modality
  • Languages
  • Duration
    17 hours
  • Credits
  • Schedule

    Friday from 2:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., Saturday from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. and from 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. and Sunday from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

    Autumn edition: October 21, 22 and 23, 2022. Spring edition: June 2, 3 and 4, 2023

  • Date
    Autumn edition: October 21, 2022. Spring edition: June 2, 2023
  • Places
  • Location

    Blanquerna-URL - Carrer Padilla, 326-332. 08025 Barcelona

  • Faculty

    Blanquerna School of Health Sciences

Psychiatric pharmacogenetics and vascular pathology

Pharmacogenetics is becoming one of the leading and fastest-growing areas of personalized medicine, as evidenced by the increase in biomarkers validated for clinical application. It plays an increasingly important role in psychiatry and other areas such as vascular pathologies, to optimize treatments and prevent or reduce the likelihood of adverse effects.

This course is aimed at graduates in Pharmacy, Medicine, Biomedical Sciences, Biology, Biochemistry, Genetics and / or Biotechnology.


To provide the student with the necessary knowledge for the application of clinical pharmacogenetics.

To learn the most innovative applications in clinical pharmacogenetics applied to Psychiatry and vascular pathology.


Course contents

  • Pharmacotherapy in psychiatry
  • Pharmacogenetics in antipsychotics
  • Pharmacogenetics in antidepressants
  • Pharmacogenetics in other psychotropic drugs
  • Pharmacogenetic tests in psychiatry
  • Biomarkers of use in cardiovascular diseases

María Jesús Arranz, PhD. Degree in Biology. University of the Balearic Islands. PhD from the Medical Research Council, London, UK. Professor of the Bachelor Degree in Pharmacy IQS- Blanquerna, URL. Director of the laboratory unit of the Mútua de Terrassa Teaching and Research Foundation.

Rosa Catalán, PhD. Doctor of Medicine and Surgery. University of Barcelona. Doctor at the University of Barcelona. Reader-AQU. Hospital Clínic Barcelona. University of Barcelona.

Enroll in the course

Click on the following link and follow the steps to enroll. On the first screen, if you do not have the Blanquerna credentials (username and password), you will need to register first. The application will ask you for the following documents during the enrollment process:

- ID card

- Bachelor degree certificate or enrollment in the 4th year of the Bachelor Degree

Autumn edition enrollment

Més informació

Per a més informació, pots contactar amb [email protected]

Tuition fee

Tuition fee for the academic year


Descompte (no acumulatiu) del 15% en el preu de la matrícula a: alumni, estudiants de la Facultat de Ciències de la Salut Blanquerna-URL i membres del CFC*, COIB* i CODINUCAT*.
*Cal aportar l'últim rebut d'aquest any.

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