Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences

MEDSCI 732 - Molecular Aspects of Endocrinology and Metabolism

15 Points

Semester 2


Explores how hormones are able to control such a wide range of physiological processes. Covers molecular aspects of hormone action with particular reference to the neuroendocrine and peripheral endocrine systems that control appetite and metabolism. Other topics covered include how defects in hormone action lead to diseases such as cancer, obesity, Type-2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease.

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