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HST.021 Musculoskeletal Pathophysiology

HST.021 Musculoskeletal Pathophysiology

This course covers the growth, development and structure of normal bone and joints, the biomechanics of bone connective tissues, and their response to stress, calcium and phosphate homeostasis. Additional topics include regulation by parathyroid hormone and vitamin D, the pathogenesis of metabolic bone diseases and diseases of connective tissues, joints and muscle with consideration of possible mechanisms and underlying metabolic derangements. Lecturers Dr. Paul Joseph Anderson Dr. Robert Horatio Brown, Jr. Dr. Marie Demay Dr. Stephen Martin Krane Dr. Young-Jo Kim Dr. Henry Jay Mankin Dr. Bjorn Reino Olsen Dr. John Thomas Potts Dr. Alan Lewis Schiller Dr. Brian Dale Snyder

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