Gastrointestinal and Liver Diseases/Nutrition
Deborah C. Rubin, M.D.
M25 620A GASTROINTESTINAL and LIVER DISEASES/NUTRITION
: Deborah Rubin, M.D., 362-8935
This course discusses the pathophysiologic mechanisms related to the diseases of the gastrointestinal tract including esophagus, stomach, small and large intestines, liver, gallbladder and pancreas. The emphasis is on changes that occur in normal physiology, biochemistry, anatomy, immunology and cell biology that result in human gastroenterologic diseases. Included also are lectures on the pharmacology of gastrointestinal drugs and basics of human nutrition in clinical practice. Lectures are supplemented by group seminars that focus on clinical case presentations.