Renal Pathophysiology

Credits: 3.00 CREDITS (Pathophys)
Sites: HMS
Directors: Lam, Albert Quoc-Hoa; Seifter, Julian Lawrence; Singh, Ajay K.
Prerequisites: Permission of instructor
Offered: Spring.
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.
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