Mechanisms of Human Disease
Subject PATH30001 (2014)
Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2014.
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This subject is not offered in 2014.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 36 lectures (3 per week) |
Total Time Commitment:
120 hours (10 hours per week)
B. Science students:
Study Period Commencement:
Semester 1, Semester 2
B. Biomedicine students:
Study Period Commencement:
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||
Students who do not have the Biochemistry prerequisites will be considered for entry into this subject on a case-by-case basis if they have appropriate marks in equivalent biomedical subjects.
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|Core Participation Requirements:||
For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.
It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/disability
Dr Theo Mantamadiotis
Ms Lesley Robinson
This subject extends the concepts and examination of disease commenced in second year Pathology (PATH20001, BIOM20001) with a focus on the following areas: cellular and molecular aspects underlying fundamental pathogenic mechanisms in organ specific pathologies.
This subject is available to both B.Science and B.Biomedicine students.
Science and Biomedicine students intending to take a major in Pathology are required to enroll in PATH30001 (this subject), PATH30002 and PATH30003.
Biomedicine students intending to take the Defence & Disease major MUST consult the Major Information Booklet.
On completion of this subject students should have:
• extended and deepened their understanding of the fundamental concepts involved in pathology, begun in second year.
• developed an understanding of the cellular and molecular bases of a variety of disease processes and their relationship to normal cellular and molecular structure and function.
Kumar V. et al., Robbins and Cotran Pathologic Basis of Disease, latest edition, Saunders Elsevier.
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
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At the end of this subject students should have developed the following skills:
• the ability to understand and link complex overlapping and related ideas.
• the ability to source, organise, read and understand reference material which covers a wide range of related and diverse topics about disease.
Animal Cell Biology (specialisation of Cell and Developmental Biology major) |
Cell Biology (pre-2008 Bachelor of Science)
Defence and Disease
Human Structure and Function
Reproduction and Development (specialisation of Cell and Developmental Biology major)
Science credit subjects* for pre-2008 BSc, BASc and combined degree science courses
Science-credited subjects - new generation B-SCI and B-ENG.
Selective subjects for B-BMED
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