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

Term: 1st term
Credits: 2 credits
Academic Year: 2012 - 2013
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 Objective(s):
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.

Methods of Assessment: Written examination and class participation
Location: NIH - Bethesda, MD
Class Times:
  • Wednesday 5:30 - 7:30
Enrollment Minimum: 5
Enrollment Maximum: 50
Instructor Consent: Consent required for some students

Consent required for students other than ScM in Genetic Counseling students.

For consent, contact: mdunevan@jhsph.edu
Prerequisite:

415.613.92

Auditors Allowed: No
Grading Restriction: Letter Grade or Pass/Fail
Jointly Offered With:
  • NIH
Frequency Schedule: Every Other Year
Next Offered: 2014-2015