(Previously offered as 677.2)
The course will cover the basic interactions that occur between several endocrine and neuroendocrine systems. Feedback control of endocrine secretions, of hormone metabolism, and of metabolic and physiologic responses to various hormones will be discussed. The course will present an integrated approach to endocrinological functions, with an emphasis on how hormones act in concert. Some of the topics to be discussed are endocrine regulation of carbohydrate metabolism, growth, reproduction, lipid metabolism, salt and water intake.
Prerequisites: PHYM–1010, 1020
Lectures: 2 hrs/wk. Letter-graded.