MEDICAL GENETICS AND GENOMIC MEDICINE: FROM DIAGNOSIS TO TREATMENT I Syllabus

415.710.92 | AY 2013-2014 - 1st Term | 2 Credit(s)
W 5:30:00 PM
  • Contact Information
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  • Course Learning Objectives

    Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:

    • Contrast features among groups of disorders that lead to diagnosis.
    • Identify a variety of successful treatments using chemical genomics.
    • Assess the potential role of genomic sequencing in improvements in both diagnosis and treatment.
    • Utilize medical history-taking skills toward diagnosis of genetic conditions.
  • Course Description
    Examines advances in the diagnosis of genetic disorders and treatments that result from genomic medicine. Focuses on examples from multiple malformation syndromes, autoinflammatory diseases, deletion/duplication syndromes, and Ras-opathies.
  • Intended Audience
    ScM in Genetic Counseling students
  • Methods of Assessment
    Written examination and class participation
  • Prerequisites
    415.613.92
  • Course Schedule

    Please see the course Session for a full list of dates and items for this course.

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