BMED 854 - Cardiovascular Sciences
A study of the anatomy, pharmacology and physiology of the cardiovascular system based on lectures, seminars, laboratories and selected readings (same as PHAR-854 and PHGY-854). Topics include structure-function of the heart and blood vessels, mechanisms of signal transduction, drug effects on second messenger systems, the cardiac pump, integrated cardiovascular control, arterial oxygen transport, control of blood pressure and hypertension.
Offered jointly with CRSS-454 with additional work prescribed for graduate students. Enrolment limited.