HST.111 Renal Pathophysiology

Class Info

Considers the normal physiology of the kidney and the pathophysiology of renal disease. Renal regulation of sodium, potassium, acid, and water balance are emphasized as are the mechanism and consequences of renal failure. Included also are the pathology and pathophysiology of clinical renal disorders such as acute and chronic glomerulonephritis, pyelonephritis, and vascular disease. New molecular insights into transporter mutations and renal disease are discussed. Only HST students may register under HST.110, graded P/D/F. Enrollment limited.

This class has 7.05 as a prerequisite.

HST.111 will be offered this semester (Spring 2018). It is instructed by J. Seifter and A. Lam.

Lecture occurs 8:00 PM to 10:30 AM on Tuesdays and Thursdays in MEC-209.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits.

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