Renal Pathophysiology

Credits: 3 CREDITS (Pathophysiology)
Sites: HMS
Director(s): Gearoid McMahon, Melissa Yeung
Prerequisites: Permission of instructor
Offered: Spring.
Location: HMS - Harvard Medical School (0)
Open to Exclerks: No (HMS only)
Description: 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.