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

Department:
Health Behavior and Society
Term:
1st term
Credits:
2 credits
Academic Year:
2012 - 2013
Location:
NIH - Bethesda, MD
Class Times:
  • Wednesday,  5:30 - 7:30pm
Auditors Allowed:
No
Grading Restriction:
Letter Grade or Pass/Fail
Contact:
Mary Ann Dunevant
Frequency Schedule:
Every Other Year
Next Offered:
2016 - 2017

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Prerequisite:

415.613.92

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.

Learning Objectives:

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

  1. Contrast features among groups of disorders that lead to diagnosis.
  2. Identify a variety of successful treatments using chemical genomics.
  3. Assess the potential role of genomic sequencing in improvements in both diagnosis and treatment.
  4. Utilize medical history-taking skills toward diagnosis of genetic conditions.
Methods of Assessment:

Written examination and class participation

Multiterm:

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.

For consent, contact:

mdunevan@jhsph.edu