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Medicine, Faculty of Medicine

MEDI: Medicine

See also courses listed under: Anatomy, Biochemistry, Family Practice, Health Care and Epidemiology, Health Sciences, History of Medicine, Interdepartmental, Medical Genetics, Medicine, Microbiology, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Ophthalmology, Orthopaedics, Paediatrics, Pathology, Pharmacology and Therapeutics, Physiology, Psychiatry, Radiology, Surgery


MEDI 430 (8) Medicine - Clinical Clerkship
Clinical activities including examination, diagnosis, on-going management and discharge planning of patients and participation in academic half-days, consisting of seminars and patient-related discussions. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.
MEDI 501 (3) Molecular and Cellular Biology of Experimental Medicine
Cell and molecular function in normal tissues and in specific disease processes, including, genetic, viral, bacterial, immune, and physiological disorders. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.
MEDI 502 (3) Experimental Medicine Methodology
Laboratory experience with experimental models of human disease; critical reviews of their relevance. Laboratory rotations, oral presentations and written reviews. Registration requires permission of the Department. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.
MEDI 503 (3) Introduction to Clinical, Patient Oriented and Translational Research
Framing appropriate research questions, appropriate research designs, protocol development, key concepts in regulatory approval and human ethical oversight in Canada, privacy and knowledge translation. For students pursuing clinical, patient oriented and translational research. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.
Prerequisite: Permission of Experimental Medicine Program Director
MEDI 510 (3) Nephrology
Mechanisms of regulation of acid-base balance, fluid and electrolyte content, excretion of proteins and organic substances in kidney disease; abnormal renal mechanisms in hypertension. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.
MEDI 530 (3) Gastroenterology
Pathogenesis and abnormal physiology in disease of the intestine and accessory organs; carcinogenesis; regulatory peptides; liver disease; inflammatory bowel disease; oesophageal dysfunction. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.
MEDI 535 (3) Research Seminar
Reviews of research in selected areas of experimental medicine, including presentation of student's own research results. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.
MEDI 540 (3) Advances in Neurology
Pathogenesis and immunological mechanisms in acute and chronic virus infections of the central nervous system; immunologically induced non-infectious neurological disease. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.
MEDI 548 (2-6) d Directed Studies in Experimental Medicine
This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.
MEDI 549 (18) M.Sc. Thesis
This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.
MEDI 560 (3) Pulmonary Pathophysiology
Same as PATH 518. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.
MEDI 570 (3) Cardiovascular Pathophysiology
Pathogenesis, abnormal physiology and therapeutic approaches in heart disease including cardiac arrhythmia, heart failure, myocardial infarction, hypertension, atherosclerosis. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.
Equivalency: PATH 570.
MEDI 580 (3/6) c Experimental Medicine: Infectious Diseases
Supervised individual program of directed studies in experimental aspects of pathogenesis, diagnosis and treatment of infectious diseases, and mechanisms of host defence against microbial infections. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.
MEDI 590 (3) Molecular Regulation of Cell Growth and Differentiation
Cytokines and signal transduction mechanisms in the growth and differentiation of germ line, haemopoietic and other eukaryotic cells; actions of oncogene and tumor-suppressor gene products; molecular concepts derived from experimental model systems; molecular strategies of cytokine therapy. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.
Prerequisite: One of MICB 302, BIOC 402, BIOC 403. Permission of course coordinator is also acceptable.
MEDI 649 (0) Ph.D. Thesis

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