Jul 17, 2018  
2017-2018 Catalog 
2017-2018 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

CVMD 5302 Physiology and Pathophysiology of the Renal & Respiratory Systems

3 SCH. Focused examination of current preclinical and clinical research in the renal and respiratory systems. Examples of specific topics include: renal tubular transport mechanisms and their regulation, integrated renal and respiratory responses to acid-base disorders; mechanisms of inflammation-induced renal and pulmonary dysfunction; impact of exercise training on pulmonary function and its neural control. Course format includes lectures, student presentations of assigned reading drawn from the current literature. Grades will be assigned based on class participation, performance on mid-term and final examinations, and an NIH-style grant application relevant to the renal and/or respiratory systems.
Offered SPRING
Letter Grade