10 Credits AUTUMN

Co-requisites: MED6021, MED6022, MED6024

Aims/Description: Dysregulation of one or many fundamental celluar and molecular processes can be responsible for human diseases. This module explores the relationship between examples of biological processes and their hypothetical or confirmed relationships to specific human diseases. The module forms the first part of an exploration of translational medicine and illustrates the process of hypothesis formation from molecular and cellular information and some of the techniques used.

Staff Contact: Dr Martin Nicklin
Teaching Methods: Lectures, Tutorials, Problem solving
Assessment: Formal Exam, Course work

Information on the department responsible for this unit (Infection, Immunity and Cardiovascular Disease):

Teaching timetable


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