Cardiolung 2019: Updates in Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Pathophysiology


Cardiopulmonary health and disease strictly depend on a dynamic interplay between genes, ageing, lifestyle and risk factors. In multidisciplinary sessions, basic and clinical themes regarding established achievements and emerging research directions will be addressed. The need for integration of knowledge finalized to better research and clinical outcome will be highlighted.
Our Summer School includes a theoretical and a practical part. Plenary lectures will represent the core of the Course. Hands-on sessions and live demonstrations from diagnostic and pathophysiologic cardiovascular and pulmonary laboratories will provide an overview on various up-to-date techniques in the clinical research setting.


To provide state-of-the-art and cutting-edge developments in knowledge and clinical approach to major cardiovascular and pulmonary problems. Participants will become familiar with different research approaches to pathophysiology and disease and will be able to integrate and critically evaluate research reported in literature and its translation to the clinical field. Internship (optional) will provide the opportunity to translate theoretical principles to the clinical practice

Who can apply

The summer school is targeted at national and international undergraduate, PhD and post-doc students in Medicine and Life Sciences with a specific interest in the cardiovascular and pulmonary field.



Program Intensity



Admission Requirements

CV evaluation

Required documents

  • Identity Document (*PASSPORT in case you are a foreign student*)
  • Enrolment Form
  • Curriculum Vitae

All the documents must be in pdf format, in order to upload them on the portal when required (See the "How to apply" page)




500 Euro [including course material and gadgets, course media repository, free University wifi, reduced price canteen card, free cards for public transportation in Pisa (either bus or bike), free access to the University of Pisa Museums (, and University insurance.]


250 Euro [a reduced registration fee of 250 Euro will apply to applicants sending registration form by April 28th and fee payment not later than May 20th, 2019]


It does not include travel and accommodation costs, health insurance (emergencies are guarantee by the NHS) and meals (low price meals are however offered at the University canteens)


Bank transfer to the following account:

Università di Pisa

Dipartimento di Patologia chirurgica, medica, molecolare e dell'area critica

Banca di Pisa e Fornacette- Credito Cooperativo S.c.p.A.

IBAN: IT30Q0856270910000012213559


Please write to the coordinator for further details.


24-29 June 2019

Application deadline

31 May 2019


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