PTH - Pathology

PTH 7000 General Pathology Cr. 5

The structural and functional manifestations of disease. Concepts of biochemistry, physiology and cell biology are utilized in developing a dynamic approach to the study of the abnormal cell and its constituents. Basic mechanisms are stressed. Offered Fall.

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

PTH 7080 Special Topics in Pathology Cr. 1-15

Frontier areas in experimental pathology and clinical laboratory sciences. Format may be lecture, laboratory, or discussion; topics to be announced in Schedule of Classes . Offered Every Term.

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Repeatable for 20 Credits

PTH 7085 Critical Review of Scientific Publications Cr. 1

For Ph.D. students in biomedical fields. Current experimental approaches in medical research. Offered Every Term.

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Pathology; enrollment limited to students in the PhD in Medicine program; enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Repeatable for 5 Credits

PTH 7090 Signal Transduction and Cell Growth Regulation Cr. 3

Signal transduction pathways, both cellular and molecular, and their alterations in cancer. Journal articles and instructor handouts used; emphasis on relationship to disease process. Offered Biannually (Winter).

Prerequisites: ([IBS 7010 with a minimum grade of C and IBS 7020 with a minimum grade of C] OR [IBS 7015 with a minimum grade of C])

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

PTH 7130 Neuropathology Cr. 2

Offered Yearly.

Prerequisites: ([PTH 7000 with a minimum grade of C])

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

PTH 7150 Pathology of Respiratory Tract Cr. 2

Offered Yearly.

Prerequisites: ([PTH 7000 with a minimum grade of C])

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

PTH 7180 Cardiovascular Pathology Cr. 2

Gross, microscopic and submicroscopic anatomy and pathophysiology of cardiovascular disease, both human and experimental. Offered Yearly.

Prerequisites: ([PTH 7000 with a minimum grade of C])

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

PTH 7330 Pathology of the Kidney Cr. 2

Techniques of preparing renal biopsies for light and electron microscopy and immunofluorescent studies; ultrastructure of normal kidney; physiology of kidney - acute and chronic renal failure; glomerular disease; pyelonephritis; vascular disease; and acute tubular necrosis and renal transplantation. Offered Yearly.

Prerequisites: ([PTH 7000 with a minimum grade of C])

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

PTH 7500 Systemic Pathophysiology Cr. 3

Pathology and pathogenesis underlying abnormal physiologic function of major organ systems in humans. Offered Yearly.

Prerequisite: PSL 7010, with a minimum grade of C ; BCH 7010, with a minimum grade of C

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Course Material Fees: $25

PTH 7890 Seminar Cr. 1

Offered Yearly.

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Pathology; enrollment is limited to Graduate level students; enrollment limited to students in a Doctor of Philosophy degree.

PTH 7990 Directed Study in Clinical Pathology and Pathologic Anatomy Cr. 2

Offered Yearly.

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Pathology; enrollment limited to students in the PhD in Medicine program; enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Repeatable for 12 Credits

PTH 8000 Current Topics in Tumor Metastasis Cr. 3

Advances in research on key aspects of tumor metastasis; emphasis on molecular mechanisms, tumor invasion, angiogenesis, and organ-specific tumor metastasis. Offered Fall.

Prerequisites: ([IBS 7010 with a minimum grade of C and IBS 7020 with a minimum grade of C] OR [IBS 7015 with a minimum grade of C])

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

PTH 8010 Molecular Biology of Diabetes and Obesity Cr. 2

Basic principles and current research topics in the etiology and pathology of diabetes; diabetic complications and obesity. Offered Biannually (Fall).

Prerequisites: ([IBS 7010 with a minimum grade of C and IBS 7020 with a minimum grade of C] OR [IBS 7015 with a minimum grade of C])

Restriction(s): Enrollment limited to students with a class of Applicant Masters, Candidate Masters or Doctoral Candidate; enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

PTH 9990 Pre-Doctoral Candidacy Research Cr. 1-8

Research in preparation for doctoral dissertation. Offered Yearly.

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Repeatable for 12 Credits

PTH 9991 Doctoral Candidate Status I: Dissertation Research and Direction Cr. 7.5

Offered Yearly.

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

PTH 9992 Doctoral Candidate Status II: Dissertation Research and Direction Cr. 7.5

Offered Yearly.

Prerequisite: PTH 9991, with a minimum grade of S

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

PTH 9993 Doctoral Candidate Status III: Dissertation Research and Direction Cr. 7.5

Offered Yearly.

Prerequisite: PTH 9992, with a minimum grade of S

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

PTH 9994 Doctoral Candidate Status IV: Dissertation Research and Direction Cr. 7.5

Offered Yearly.

Prerequisite: PTH 9993, with a minimum grade of S

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

PTH 9995 Candidate Maintenance Status: Doctoral Dissertation Research and Direction Cr. 0

Offered Yearly.

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Repeatable for 0 Credits

PTH 9999 Doct Diss Rsch&Dir Cr. 1-16

Offered Yearly.

Restriction(s): Enrollment limited to students with a class of Doctoral Candidate; enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.