ESPEN INTENSIVE COURSE
IN TRACER METHODOLOGY
A multi-professional faculty of well-known experts will help you to better understand the practicalities of tracer methodology enabling you to confidently engage in tracer studies or giving you a head start building your own tracer lab
Date: Weekend of April 29 and 30, 2017
WHAT WILL YOU LEARN?
The course will cover the following areas:
– Tracers, its detection and principles of tracer methods:
o Stable and Radioactive Isotopes
o Types of mass spectrometers
– Principles of methods used:
o Whole body versus regional/organ
o Isotope dilution versus incorporation
– How to perform tracer studies
– Use of D2O methods
– Application of tracers in metabolic research:
o Tracer methods in carbohydrate, fat, protein, amino acid and energy metabolism
o Use of stable isotopes in proteomic research
A special evening lecture on “Problems and Pitfalls of Using Tracers to Measure In Vivo Kinetics” will be given by Dwight Matthews.
HOW MUCH WILL IT COST?
Registration will be $300 and will include course fee, meals and party.
HOW DO YOU APPLY?
Please send a note of interest to the email address below or to any of the organisers and you will receive further announcements and registration forms in due time.