The School of Science, NMIMS (Deemed-to-be University), Mumbai has introduced two certificate courses (Certificate course in Molecular Medicine and Certificate course in Molecular Oncology) of six months duration, primarily for medical/dental doctors including General Physicians, Dentists, Dental Surgeons, Oncologists with specialization in Medical Oncology/Onco-surgery/Radiation Oncology; and medical students interested in pursuing a career in the field of biomedical research. The course is intended to introduce the topics of contemporary technologypost the human genome code period, including Biotechnology, Nanotechnology, Stem cell based technology. These technology based areas have brought about a revolution in medical diagnostics prognostics and therapeutics, and have immense applications in health management, besides understanding the basics of human diseases.The salient feature of these programmes is the emphasis being laid on gaining advance understanding, knowledge and exclusive skills in the specialized area. The focus of the course is to update professionals in the basics and advances in the contemporary field of Molecular Medicine and Molecular Oncology.
The course isof six months duration (50 hours which includes 40 hours of lectures and 10 hours of demonstration practicals.
A total of 10 seats are available for each of the certificate courses.