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BMSM 5120 Principles of Disease ()


Credits: 4

Course Description:

This course transitions the student from the “Foundational Principles" course and prepares the student to launch into the systems courses that proceed. The goal is to understand and apply the principles behind the susceptibility and development of disease in today’s population, with particular focus on genetics and metabolic pathways associated with disease. Students will also learn potential therapeutic strategies that aim to prevent and/or treat disease, illness and injury, along with clinical assessments needed for diagnosis. Classes are taken alongside students enrolled in the school of medicine. This course runs for approximately 5 weeks.

Prerequisites: BMSM 5110 (co-requisite). Limited to Accelerated Master’s students only.