MED 536 - Inflammation

3 units (fi 6)(FIRST, 3-0-0)

Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry

This course will introduce the student to inflammation and its role in a range of diseases. An overview is provided on acute and chronic inflammation, asthma and allergy, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), viral hepatitis, liver cancer, multiple sclerosis, chronic pain, diabetes, metabolic syndrome, obesity-related inflammation, rheumatoid arthritis, inflammatory bowel disease, and cardiovascular disease. The syllabus includes a mix of lectures and Current Topics Discussions for students to present recent advances in inflammation. Lectures are the same as for MMI 436, but there will be an additional assignment for MED 536. May not be taken for credit if credit has already been obtained in MMI 436. Co/Prerequisites: IMIN 371 or Instructor consent.

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