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November 15, 2022

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This course includes:

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Description

This course provides a comprehensive overview of human pathology with emphasis on mechanisms of disease and diagnostic medicine

Topics include:

  • Cellular Mechanisms of Disease
  • Molecular Pathology
  • Pathology of Major Organ Systems
  • Review of Diagnostic Tools from Traditional Surgical Pathology to Diagnostic Spectroscopy
  • Functional and Molecular Imaging
  • Molecular Diagnostics

In addition to lectures, one of the two weekly sessions includes a 2-3 hour laboratory component. Periodically, time will also be devoted to minicases.

Course Curriculum

  • Introduction to Human Pathology and Diagnostic Medicine Unlimited
  • Cytoskeleton and the Extracellular Matrix Unlimited
  • The Immune System Unlimited
  • Cell Injury, Adaptation and Death Unlimited
  • Acute and Chronic Inflammation Unlimited
  • Tissue Repair, Fibrosis and Healing Unlimited
  • Infectious Diseases: “The Biological Conflict of Interest” Unlimited
  • Transplantation: “Friendly Organs in a Hostile Environment” Unlimited
  • Are We What We Eat? “The Link Between Diet and Disease Development” Unlimited
  • Vascular Pathobiology Unlimited
  • Genetic Disorders Unlimited
  • The Liver Unlimited

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