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Modul LS3250 B

Module part LS3250 B: Metabolic Medicine (Metabol)

Duration:


1 Semester
Turnus of offer:


each winter semester
Credit points:


5
Course of studies, specific field and terms:
  • Bachelor MLS 2018 (Module part of a compulsory module), life sciences, 5th semester
  • Bachelor MLS 2016 (Module part of a compulsory module), life sciences, 5th semester
  • Bachelor MLS 2009 (Module part of a compulsory module), life sciences, 5th semester
Classes and lectures:
  • Tissue Engineering (seminar with practical exercises, 2 SWS)
  • Metabolic Medicine (lecture, 2 SWS)
Workload:
  • 60 Hours in-classroom work
  • 90 Hours private studies
Contents of teaching:
  • Metabolic physiology
  • glucose metabolism & diabetes
  • lipid metabolism & obesity, adipokines
  • gastroenterology
  • thyroid
  • central appetite regulation
  • circadian clocks & metabolism
  • sleep & metabolism
  • Seminar TE: see LS3250-KP05
Qualification-goals/Competencies:
  • Understanding the principles of energy homeostasis
  • Understanding physiological interactions of different compartments in the context of energy metabolism
  • Students know the symptoms of major metabolic disorders and their pathophysiological causes
Grading through:
  • written exam
Responsible for this module:
Teachers:
Literature:
  • Keith N. Frayn: Metabolic Regulation: A Human Perspective - Wiley & Blackwell, 2010
Language:
  • German and English skills required
Notes:

Prerequisites for the module:
- LS2000-L1 Biochemstry 1 or LS2510-L1 Biochemstry 2

Prerequisites for admission to the written examination:
- succesful participation in the seminar LS3250-S Tissue Engineering

Module exam:
- LS3252-L1:Metabolic Medicin, written exam, 90 min, 100 % module grade

Principle knowldege in physiology and biochemistry required.

Letzte Änderung:
22.9.2021