Health and Medicine

Open Courseware and Resources

- Health Science: the applied science dealing with health.
(Wikipedia)
- Medicine: the science and "art" of maintaining and/or restoring human health through the study, diagnosis, and treatment of patients.
(Wikipedia)

Understanding Dyslexia

how our image of normality affects the way we as a society define such conditions, how important it is to integrate the different psychological accounts of dyslexia to provide a full explanation of potential causes and strategies for remediation

Substance Abuse and the Family

focuses on families with members who are substance abusers, and the ways in which these families function, explores the methods and resources available for helping such families

Genomics and Computational Biology

relationships among sequence, structure & function in complex biological networks, realistic modeling of quantitative, comprehensive, functional genomics analyses, exercises (algorithmic, statistical, database, & simulation approaches & practical applications to medicine, biotechnology, drug discovery, genetic engineering), future opportunities & current limitations: readings, projects, study materials

Integrative Biology

General Human Anatomy, functional anatomy of the human body as revealed by gross and microscopic examination
 

Genomic Medicine

key genomic technologies and computational approaches that are driving advances in prognostics, diagnostics, and treatment, issues surrounding the context of genomics in medicine including (what does a physician need to know? what sorts of questions will s/he likely encounter from patients? how should s/he respond?)

Genetic Engineering and Society

examines the historical and scientific study of genetic engineering in medicine, agriculture, and law including examination of social, ethical, and legal issues raised by new technology
 

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