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AUTUMN 2003

ADVANCED ENDOCRINOLOGY (Experimental Medicine EXMD 502-001)

Royal Victoria Hospital, Small Amphitheater (M3.30)

Mondays and Tuesdays 4:30-6:00 PM

Course co-ordinators:
     Dr. A. Bateman, Room L2. 16, Endocrine lab, RVH, Tel: (514) 934-1934 ext. 35833
     Dr. H. P. J. Benett, Room L2.05, Endocrine Lab, RVH Tel: (514) 934-1934 ext. 36731

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OVERVIEW OF ENDOCRINOLOGY
Sep.  8 Mechanisms of hormone action: principles of receptor-hormone interactions, signal transduction pathways Part I F. CONGOTE
Sep.  9 Mechanisms of hormone in action: principles of hormone interactions, signal transduction pathways Part II F. CONGOTE
Sep. 15 Molecular and cellular mechanisms regulating biosynthesis and secretion of peptides and proteins H. BENNETT
Sep. 16 Chromatin structure and regulation of gene expression X.J. YANG
Sep. 22 Structure and function of transcription regulators R. PALFREE
Sep. 23 Transactivator cooperation in gene expression R PALFREE
Sep. 29 Receptors with 7-transmembrane domains and their mechanisms of action Part I S. LAPORTE
Sep. 30 Receptors with 7-transmembrane domains and their mechanisms of action Part II S. LAPORTE
Oct.  6 Receptors coupled to tyrosine kinases L. LAROSE
Oct.  7 Mechanism of action of somatotropins and related factors S. ALI
Oct. 13 THANKSGIVING DAY
October 14 - Deadline For Submission Of Term Paper Topic
 
NEUROENDOCRINOLOGY
Oct. 14 Neuroanatomy R. BENOIT
Oct. 20 Regulation of anterior and posterior pituitary R. BENOIT
REGULATION OF CALCIUM HOMEOSTATIS
Oct. 21 Biochemistry and physiology of parathyroid hormones G. HENDY
Oct. 27 Biochemistry and physiology of vitamin D G. HENDY
LIPID-BASED HORMONES: STEROIDS, PROSTAGLANDINS AND LEUKOTRIENES
Oct. 28 Biosynthesis and metabolism of steroid homones A. BATEMAN
Nov.  3 Biosynthesis & metabolism of prostagandins and leukotrienes W. POWELL
Nov.  4 Mechanism of action and physiological effects of prostaglandins and leukotrienes W. POWELL
Nov. 10 STUDENT SEMINARS
Nov. 11 STUDENT SEMINARS- deadline for submission of term paper
Nov. 17 STUDENT SEMINARS
REGULATION OF ELECTROLYTES AND BLOOD PRESSURE
Nov. 18 Catecholamines; biosynthesis, metabolism and mechanism of action I M. GREENWOOD
Nov. 24 Catecholamines; biosynthesis, metabolism and Mechanism of action II M. GREENWOOD
Nov. 25 Atrial natriuretic factor and the renin-angiotensin system G. THIBAULT
CLINICAL ENDOCRINOLOGY
Dec.  1 Hypothalamic-pituitary function tests D. MORRIS
Dec.  2 Pathology of the adrenal gland D. MORRIS
December 5-19 Examination period


    

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