Medical and Molecular Genetics (RHHG5016)
UNIT OF STUDY
Provides a comprehensive coverage of the principles of molecular pathology and progress with diagnosis and gene mapping. Diseases relevant to specific body systems are examined to give a state of the art picture of the molecular genetics of human disease. Included are: clinical genetics, molecular genetics, disease-specific counselling; molecular genetic techniques (southern, northern, hybridisation); molecular genetic techniques (PCR, pulse-field gel); clinical and molecular genetics of systemic disorders and haematological disorders; skeletal disorders; cystic fibrosis and transport disorders; neurological disorders; renal disorders; immunological disorders and HLA association; connective tissue disorders; phakornatoses (neurofibromatosis, Tay-Sachs disease); dermatological disorders; gene mapping techniques, status of human map, comparative gene mapping.
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Essay assignment (100%)
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