Bachelor's degree in Biomedical Laboratory Techniques (to qualify as a biomedical laboratory worker) (Verona)

Human pathology - PATOGENESI DEI TUMORI

Course code
4S000336
Name of lecturer
Flavia Bazzoni
Number of ECTS credits allocated
1
Academic sector
MED/04 - EXPERIMENTAL MEDICINE AND PATHOPHYSIOLOGY
Language of instruction
Italian
Site
VERONA
Period
TEC LAB BIOM LEZ 2A 1S dal Oct 3, 2016 al Nov 30, 2016.

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Lesson timetable

TEC LAB BIOM LEZ 2A 1S

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Learning outcomes

The main purpose of the course is to provide the student with the basic knowledge required for the comprehension of the bio-medical methodologies utilized in tumor biology and diagnosis.

Syllabus

Mechanisms controlling cellular number:
- Cell cycle and its regulation
- Cell differentiation
- Apoptosi.

Disorders of proliferation and differentiation processes
- non-neoplastic : hyperplasia, hypoplasia, dysplasia, metaplasia
- Tumors (general concepts)
- Phenotypic, metabolic and functional properties of the neoplastic cell
- Natural history of cancer: tumor progression and genetic heterogeneity
- Molecular basis of neoplastic transformation
- Oncogenes
- Tumor suppressor genes: cyclins, p53, pRb
- Mechanisms of viral-induced cellular transformation
- Classification, grade and stage of the tumors
- Tumors of the hematopoietic tissue
- Paraneoplastic syndromes and cachexia
- Metastasis: metastatic pathways
- Immune mechanisms against tumors
- Antigens and tumor markers

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
Mozzo Pierluigi Materiale didattico e informatico distribuito dal docente 2018
Pontieri GM Patologia e Fisiopatologia Generale per i corsi di laurea in professioni sanitarie (ristampa aggiornata) Edizioni Piccin, Padova 2007

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