LMP340H1 - Introduction to Pathobiology I

Course description

Concepts in:

  • pathogenesis
  • cell injury
  • adaptation and death
  • oxidative stress
  • ion channels and pumps
  • calcium homeostasis.

Molecular basis of diseases affecting iron, blood and the cardiovascular system.

The laboratory examines anatomical and histopathological specimens in cardiac disease.

Course coordinator

Dr. Doug Templeton

Office address: 1 King’s College Circle, MSB 6275

doug.templeton@utoronto.ca

Teaching assistant

Karen Fang

k.fang@mail.utoronto.ca

Term

Fall 2021

Class location and time:

Wednesday 9:00-11:00 am

MS3278

Tutorial location and time

Wednesday 11:00 - 12:00 pm

MS3278

Office hours

Contact TA or instructors

Course details

  • Hours: 24L/12T
  • Prerequisite information: Enrolment is limited to students specialized in Pathobiology who have completed, or are completing, the first and second year requirements of the program.
  • Prerequisites: n/a
  • Exclusions: LMP300Y1, LMP301H1, LMP363H1
  • Distribution requirements: Science
  • Breadth requirement: Living Things and Their Environment (4)
  • Enrolment limits: 40 students

Student evaluation

Midterm multiple choice: November 3 - 20 %

Assignment: Due December 3 - 40 %

Final exam: December exam period - 40 %

See information on Academic Integrity

Schedule

Date

Title

Instructor

September 15

Course Introduction and cell injury

Doug Templeton

September 22

Tissue adaptation

Doug Templeton

September 29

Cell death

Doug Templeton

October 6

Oxygen and oxidative stress

Doug Templeton

October 13

Ion channels and pumps

Doug Templeton

October 20

Calcium

Doug Templeton

October 27

Hematopoiesis and hemolytic disease

Denomme (online)

November 3

(Drop date November 8)

Term test (11:00 - 12:00)

Doug Templeton

November 10

Reading week

 

November 17

Cardiovascular pathobiology 

Avrum Gotlieb

November 24

Cardiovascular pathobiology

Avrum Gotlieb

December 1

Iron metabolism and thalassemia

Doug Templeton

December 8

Iron metabolism and thalassemia

Doug Templeton

Recommended reading or text book

None