Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences

MEDSCI 312 - Endocrinology of Growth and Metabolism

15 Points

Semester 2


An introduction to the mechanism controlling the production of hormones and how these achieve their effects in regulating body function. The course focuses in particular on the hormone systems controlling growth and metabolism and contrasts the differences between fetal and adult life. It also highlights how defects in endocrine systems are associated with conditions such as obesity and diabetes.


Prerequisite: 30 points from BIOSCI 203, MEDSCI 201, 205

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