Endocrinolgy and metabolism

A.Y. 2019/2020
8
Max ECTS
64
Overall hours
SSD
MED/13
Language
Italian
Learning objectives
The course intends to provide knowledge on endocrine systems under physio-pathological conditions.
Expected learning outcomes
At the end of the teaching the student must demonstrate a solid knowledge of endocrinology and metabolism
Course syllabus and organization

Single session

Responsible
Lesson period
Second semester
Prerequisites for admission
Knowledges in anatomy, physiology and biochemistry are needed
Assessment methods and Criteria
Oral exam
Module 1
Course syllabus
General concepts of endocrinology
Biosynthesis, secretion and transport of peptide homones
Biosynthesis, secretion and transport of steroid hormones
Mechanisms of action of peptide hormones
Mechanisms of action of steroid hormones
Hypothalamic hormones
Pituitary hormones
Teaching methods
Active lectures
Teaching Resources
Endocrinologia Generale e clinica. Greenspan's. PICCIN
Slides provided by the teacher
Module 2
Course syllabus
Hormonal regulation of the reproduction
Hormonal regulation of the feeding
Hormones and behaviour
Hormones and calcium metabolism
Thyroid physiophatology
Adrenal gland physiophatology
Endocrine pancreas and diabetes mellitus
Sex differences
Endocrine distruptors
Teaching methods
Active lectures
Teaching Resources
Endocrinologia Generale e clinica. Greenspan's. PICCIN
Slides provided by the teacher
Module 1
MED/13 - ENDOCRINOLOGY AND METABOLISM - University credits: 4
Lessons: 32 hours
Professor: Melcangi Cosimo
Module 2
MED/13 - ENDOCRINOLOGY AND METABOLISM - University credits: 4
Lessons: 32 hours
Professor: Melcangi Cosimo
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