Genetics in Medicine-From Bench to Bedside
Credits: 4.00 CREDITS (Non-Clinical Elective)
Directors: Newton-Cheh, Christopher Holmes; Sweetser, David Alan
Prerequisites: Genetics 201 or equivalent
Time: 01/27/2017- 04/21/2017; FRI; 2:00- 5:00 PM
Location: Simches Research Center, Room 3120, 185 Cambridge St., Boston, MA 02114
Open to Exclerks: No (HMS only)
Focus on translational medicine: the application of basic genetic discoveries to human disease.
Will discuss specific genetic disorders and the approaches currently used to speed the transfer of
knowledge from the laboratory to the clinic.
Note: Course will include clinical presentations and lectures by investigators known for their
work in a specific disease area. Course will be held at MGH (transportation provided to MGH). Cross listed with GSAS as Genetics 228
For more information visit: www.mgh.harvard.edu/bbs