Undergraduate Catalog 2016-2017
BIO 240 The Biology of Disease
4 hours; 4 credits
Biological aspects of the major diseases of humans, including heart disease, cancer, autoimmune diseases such as arthritis and multiple sclerosis; hereditary diseases such as sickle cell anemia and hemophilia; and bacterial and viral diseases such as tuberculosis, colds, and influenza. Principles of immunology, chemotherapy, and genetic engineering are among the major concepts that will be studied.
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