Credits: 3.00 CREDITS (Pathophys)
Directors: Lam, Albert Quoc-Hoa; Seifter, Julian Lawrence; Singh, Ajay K.
Prerequisites: Permission of instructor
Time: 2/7/2017-5/25/2017; TUTH; 8:00-10:30 (first half); 11:00-12:30 (second half)
Location: TMEC 209
Open to Exclerks: No (HMS only)
The course presents the normal function of the kidney and its abnormal function in disease. The disorders of salt and water metabolism and of renal regulation of acid/base, potassium, calcium, blood pressure and renal pathology are included. Links between cell/molecular biology and renal disease are presented in special lectures. Problem sets and small group conferences/tutorials are emphasized.
Performance on exams, classroom exercises, and take-home problem sets.