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GS12 1154: Introduction to Histology and Pathology

4-credit hour


Grading System: A, B, C, & F / Audit permitted

Prerequisite: None

Course Coordinators:  Donna F. Kusewitt, DVM, Ph.D. & Mark J. McArthur, DVM

An introductory course designed to familiarize graduate students with the basic structure and function of different tissues and organ systems. The fundamental mechanisms of cell growth, differentiation, and death will be covered. General pathological processes, as well as pathological processes unique to different organ systems, will be reviewed. The focus will be on understanding 1) how organ function and structure are interrelated and 2) how organ structure and function determine disease susceptibility. This course fulfills the GSBS Cellular area.