415.710.92 Medical Genetics and Genomic Medicine: From Diagnosis to Treatment I
- Health Behavior and Society
- 1st term
- 2 credits
- Academic Year:
- 2013 - 2014
- NIH - Bethesda, MD
- Class Times:
- Wednesday, 5:30 - 7:30pm
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.
- Learning Objectives:
- 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.
- Methods of Assessment:
Written examination and class participation
Final grade applies to all terms
- Instructor Consent:
Consent required for some students
- Consent Note:
Consent required for students other than ScM in Genetic Counseling students.
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