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376-0209-00L  Molecular Disease Mechanisms

SemesterSpring Semester 2019
LecturersC. Wolfrum, H. Gahlon, M. Kopf
Periodicityyearly recurring course
Language of instructionEnglish


AbstractIn this course the mechanisms of disease development will be studied. Main topics will be:

1. Influence of environmental factors with an emphasis on inflammation and the immune response.
2. Mechanisms underlying disease progression in metabolic disorders, integrating genetic and environmental factors.
3. Mechanisms underlying disease progression in cancer, integrating genetic and environment
ObjectiveTo understand the mechanisms governing disease development with a special emphasis on genetic and environmental associated components
Lecture notesAll information can be found at:

https://moodle-app2.let.ethz.ch/course/view.php?id=690

The enrollment key will be provided by email