HRP Genes and Environment in Disease Causation: Implications for Medicine and Public Health (HUMBIO 159)
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Genes and Environment in Disease Causation: Implications for Medicine and Public Health (HUMBIO 159)
School of Medicine
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[ Academia ] [ Litigation ] [ Regulatory & Policy ] [ Transactional ] as a Relevant Course outside SLS for those interested in Genomics : Though not essential, it is useful for attorneys representing lifescience companies to have a basic understanding of the science underlying their client's business and current issues in that area. Students may want to consider taking 1 or more classes on the variability of the human genome and the role of genomic information in research and drug discovery. Some biotech companies have recently noted the potential use of genomic markers in personalized medicine as well as medical research.
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The historical, contemporary, and future research and practice among genetics, epidemiology, clinical medicine, and public health as a source of insight for medicine and public health. Genetic and environmental contributions to multifactorial diseases; multidisciplinary approach to enhancing detection and diagnosis. The impact of the Human Genome Project on analysis of cardiovascular and neurological diseases, and cancer. Ethical and social issues in the use of genetic information. Prerequisite: basic course in genetics; for undergraduates, Human Biology core or equivalent or consent of instructor.
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