Goal: This course covers basics concepts in physiology from cardiac, respiratory and renal physiology to the knwoledge of some human pathologies.

Content :     
         - Action potential and synaptic transmission
         - Molecular mechanisms of muscle contraction
         - Renal physiology: kidney organization, nephrons, excretion and dialysis, homeostasis, regulation of pH, blood pressure and blood volume by hormones, renal failure, hemodialysis, peritoneal dialysis
         - Cardiovascular physiology, physiology of respiration : gas exchanges, gas transport, cardiac output, regulation of heart rate, blood pressure, hemostasis, main cardiovascular diseases and respiratoiry diseases
         - Regulation of blood glucose concentration
Prerequisites: Molecular biology course and cell signaling course

Published on April 12, 2019
Updated on April 23, 2021