Aim of the course is to describe the role of clinical biochemistry and clinical molecular biology tests in Laboratory Medicine, with regards to acquired and inherited diseases. Clinical trials, basic researches and technological advances are treated in relationship with the predisposition to illnesses, clinical diagnosis and monitoring, with particular attention to the traditional and novel therapies.
Expected learning outcomes
By the end of the course the student will acquire: - Knowledge on the role of laboratory tests in the management of the most common human diseases - Knowledge on the interpretation of laboratory test in Laboratory medicine - Personal critical opinion on the development of novel biomarkers and related diagnostic products.
Lesson period: Second semester
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