Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences


MEDSCI 311 - Cardiovascular Biology

15 Points

Semester 1
Grafton

Description


An advanced treatment of the human cardiovascular system that provides an integrated framework for understanding the structure, function and regulation of the heart and circulation, and their modification by drugs. Topics include: the energetics and mechanics of the heart, the regulation of heart rhythm and the control of blood pressure and the regulation of flow through the microcirculation. The course is illustrated using examples drawn from current research in the field and from representative disease states.

Requisites


Prerequisite: MEDSCI 205

Additional information


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