HST.021 Musculoskeletal Pathophysiology


Class Info

Growth and development of normal bone and joints, the biophysics of bone and response to stress and fracture, calcium and phosphate homeostasis and regulation by parathyroid hormone and vitamin D, and the pathogenesis of metabolic bone diseases and disease of connective tissue, joints, and muscles, with consideration of possible mechanisms and underlying metabolic derangements. Only HST students may register under HST.020, graded P/D/F. Enrollment limited; restricted to medical and graduate students.

This class has no prerequisites.

HST.021 will not be offered this semester. It will be available during IAP.

This class counts for a total of 6 credits. This is a graduate-level class.

You can find more information on MIT OpenCourseWare at the Musculoskeletal Pathophysiology site or on the HST.021 Stellar site.

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