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as of 7/3/2020

BIOCHEMISTRY OF DISEASES
Country - Partner Institution - Programs: Hong Kong - Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) - 'Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST)'
UC Course SubjectBiochemistry
Number & Suffix: 137
Full UC Title: BIOCHEMISTRY OF DISEASES 
Transcript Title: BIOCHEM/DISEASES 
UC QTR Units - Division: 4.5 - Upper Division 
Course Description: This course covers the clinical manifestations, physiology, pathophysiology and treatment of common human diseases, with focus on the underlying biochemical basis of the diseases and treatment. Lecture topics include: introduction and a brief history of disease and medicine; neurological diseases (Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s Diseases); psychiatric diseases (schizophrenia, depression and autism); cardiovascular diseases (hypertension and coronary heart disease); endocrine disorders (diabetes); gastrointestinal diseases (peptic ulcers); infectious diseases (AIDS and flu/cold); cancer and special topics. 
Language of Instruction: English
 
Partner Title: BIOCHEMISTRY OF DISEASES 
Partner University Department: Life Science 
Partner University Course Number: LIFS4760