HST.121 Gastroenterology, Fall 2002
Author(s)Carey, Martin C.; Schapiro, Robert; Badizadegan, Kamran; Chung, Raymond T.; Glickman, Jonathan N.
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Presents the anatomy, physiology, biochemistry, biophysics, and bioengineering of the gastrointestinal tract and associated pancreatic, liver, and biliary systems. Emphasis on the molecular and pathophysiological basis of disease where known. Covers gross and microscopic pathology and clinical aspects. Formal lectures given by core faculty, with some guest lectures by local experts. Selected seminars conducted by students with supervision of faculty. Permission of instructor required. (Only HST students may register under HST.120, graded P/D/F.) From the course home page: Course Description The most recent knowledge of the anatomy, physiology, biochemistry, biophysics, and bioengineering of the gastrointestinal tract and the associated pancreatic, liver and biliary tract systems is presented and discussed. Gross and microscopic pathology and the clinical aspects of important gastroenterological diseases are then presented, with emphasis on integrating the molecular, cellular and pathophysiological aspects of the disease processes to their related symptoms and signs.
anatomy, physiology, biochemistry, biophysics, bioengineering, gastrointestinal tract, pancreas, liver, biliary tract system, gross pathology, microscopic pathology, clinical diseases, molecular, cellular, pathophysiological processes, symptoms, medical, health, gastroenterology