PATH30003 Frontiers in Human Disease
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2017:
Semester 2, Parkville - Taught on campus.Show/hide details
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|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 36 lectures (3 per week) |
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B. Science and B. Biomedicine students:
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|Recommended Background Knowledge:|| |
Pathology and Biochemistry
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|Core Participation Requirements:|| |
For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.
It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/disability
CoordinatorAssoc Prof Fred Hollande, Dr Theo Mantamadiotis
Assoc Prof Frederic Hollande
Dr Theo Mantamadiotis
|Subject Overview:|| |
Frontiers in Human Disease introduces students to topics at the forefront of pathology. Lectures are delivered by clinicians, scientists and diagnostic pathologists to give students an appreciation of the latest advances in science and medicine. Through these lectures students will develop an understanding the cellular, molecular and genetic basis of major diseases affecting society.
Science and Biomedicine students intending to take a major in Pathology are required to enrol in PATH30003 (this subject), PATH30001 and PATH30002.
Biomedicine students intending to take the Defence and Disease major MUST consult the Major Information Booklet.
|Learning Outcomes:|| |
From the lectures, students will understand the important relationship between basic research and the investigation of complex diseases and how research discoveries can contribute to the diagnosis, prevention and treatment of disease.
|Prescribed Texts:|| |
Kumar V. et al., Robbins and Cotran Pathologic Basis of Disease, latest edition, Saunders Elsevier and journal articles as directed in lectures.
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
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|Generic Skills:|| |
At the end of this subject students should have consolidated the following skills:
|Biotechnology (pre-2008 Bachelor of Science) |
Science-credited subjects - new generation B-SCI and B-ENG.
Selective subjects for B-BMED