Physiology and pathology

A.Y. 2020/2021
8
Max ECTS
80
Overall hours
SSD
BIO/09 MED/04 MED/07 MED/08
Language
Italian
Learning objectives
The course aims at providing students with the basics of:
- the modalities of the functioning of human cells organized in tissues and organs, and the main pathogenetic and pathophysiological mechanisms at cell, tissue, organ and apparatus level;
- the main functional findings in healthy humans;
- the basic concepts concerning cellular adaptation processes and defense mechanisms activated by the body, including inflammation, tissue repair and immune response;
- the basic aspects of neoplastic transformation;
- the main pathogenic microorganisms and their mechanisms of action.
Expected learning outcomes
By the end of the course the student must be able to:
- know the general characteristics of human physiology and the main associated diseases;
- have a general picture of the causes and etiopathogenetic mechanisms of diseases;
- know the basic characteristics of the immune response and its alterations.
Course syllabus and organization

Single session

Experimental medicine and pathophysiology
MED/04 - EXPERIMENTAL MEDICINE AND PATHOPHYSIOLOGY - University credits: 2
Lessons: 20 hours
Shifts:
Sezione: San Paolo
Professor: Chiaramonte Raffaella
Sezioni: San Carlo-Don Gnocchi
Professor: Malabarba Maria Grazia
Microbiology and clinical microbiology
MED/07 - MICROBIOLOGY AND CLINICAL MICROBIOLOGY - University credits: 1
Lessons: 10 hours
Professor: Borghi Elisa
Pathology
MED/08 - PATHOLOGY - University credits: 1
Lessons: 10 hours
Shifts:
Sezione: San Carlo
Professor: Pruneri Giancarlo
Sezioni: San Paolo-Don Gnocchi
Professor: Guerini Rocco Elena
Physiology
BIO/09 - PHYSIOLOGY - University credits: 4
Lessons: 40 hours
Professor: Esposito Fabio
Professor(s)
Reception:
by appointment
San Paolo Hospital, blocco C, 8° floor
Reception:
By appointment
Via Antonio Kramer 4/A - 20129 Milano or Via Giuseppe Colombo 71, (Building #2) - 20133 Milano