Chair for Computer Aided Medical Procedures & Augmented Reality
Lehrstuhl für Informatikanwendungen in der Medizin & Augmented Reality

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Hauptseminar/Master Seminar:
Introduction to Translational Research

Type: Master Seminar Module IN2107
SWS: 2+0
ECTS: 4 Credits
Course Language: English
Prerequisites: passion and enthusiasm
Registration: maximum of 30 students
General questions: contact Dr. Pascal Fallavollita


Introduction to Translational Research is a survey course that offers an introduction to the skills necessary to embark on a career in translational research, particularly in the process of bringing an idea from the laboratory to operating room.


  • Presentations: Students will prepare a 15 minute presentation (45% of grade)
  • Written Handout: A report of a maximum of 5 pages is written and submitted at the end of the course. (45% of grade)
  • Attendance: Student participation mandatory. (10% of grade)


  • Bi-weekly lectures beginning Friday October 16, 2015.
  • Time: 13:00-15:00
  • Room: MI 03.13.010


Week Topic Lecturer Material
16.10.2015 Introduction Dr. Pascal Fallavollita   Introduction
30.10.2015 Hippocratic Oath Dr. Pascal Fallavollita   Literature Search
13.11.2015 Medical Education & Curriculum Dr. Pascal Fallavollita   Medical Education
27.11.2015 Medical Simulation Patrick Wucherer    
11.12.2015 Work on your projects (no class)     ReviewPaper_medicalsimulation
08.01.2016 Work on your projects (no class)      
week of January 18 Meet with Dr. Pascal Fallavollita for project updates      
05.02.2016 Final Presentations      

Student Groups

Group 1

  • Elizabeth Huaroq
  • Yadira Saint-Hill
  • Paula Orihuela
  • Christos Stoilas

Group 2

  • Edengenet Mashilla
  • Anna Zeldin
  • Deepa Gunashekar
  • Linda Mai Bui

Group 3

  • Johann Maier
  • Vitaly Nikolaev
  • Ruchik Yajnik
  • Igor Schapiro

Literature and Helpful Links

A lot of scientific publications can be found online.

The following list may help you to find some further information on your particular topic:

Some publishers:

Libraries (online and offline):

Some further hints for working with references:

  • JabRef is a Java program for comfortable working with Bibtex literature databases. Handy feature: if you know the PubMed ID for an article, JabRef can import data from there (via "Web Search/Medline").
  • Mendeley is a cross-platform program for organising your references.

If you find useful resources that are not already listed here, please tell us, so we can add them for others. Thanks.

Title: Introduction to Translational Research
Professor: Dr.Pascal Fallavollita,
Type: Hauptseminar
Information: Hauptseminar, SWS: 2, ECTS: 4
Term: 2015WiSe

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