Courses of Study 2023-2024 
    
    May 18, 2024  
Courses of Study 2023-2024
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BME 2010 - Physiology of Human Health and Disease


     
Spring. 3 credits. Letter grades only.

Recommended prerequisite: BIOMG 1350  or equivalent, CHEM 2090  or equivalent. Enrollment preference given to: BME majors. 

M. Saikia.

Covers essentials of human physiology, with an overview of complementary mechanisms of homeostasis and disease pathogenesis. Topics presented in a modular format incorporating an overview of basic physiological mechanisms and key diseases of specific organ systems susceptible to alterations in that physiological mechanism. Topics include: filtration and renal function, electrophysiology and cardiac arrhythmia, neural transmission and muscular dystrophy, mineral balance and osteoporosis, and lipid transport and atherosclerosis. Course utilizes best pedagogical strategies including engaged learning practices, small group discussion, and lectures by clinicians working in these areas.



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