Credits: 0 CREDITS (Pathophysiology)
Sites: HMS
Director(s): Daniel Bauer, Sol Schulman
Prerequisites: General biochemistry and familiarity with principles of physiology, immunology, human anatomy, and molecular biology.
Offered: Second half Spring semester.
Location: HMS - Harvard Medical School (0)
Open to Exclerks: No (HMS only)
Description: The course offers an intensive survey of the biology, physiology and pathophysiology of blood and the blood forming organs, with systematic consideration of hematopoiesis, blood cells, blood coagulation, blood groups, hematological malignancies, bone marrow transplantation, immunoglobulins and other plasma proteins. Emphasis will be given equally to basic scientific and clinical principles. Blood and bone marrow morphology are taught at the microscope. The goal of the course is to provide a comprehensive understanding of hematology for both the clinical and the basic scientist. (Microscope required)