SCHOOL OF PHARMACY AND MEDICINE
COURSE OF LABORATORY MEDICINE
Degree in Medicine and Surgery
Outline of the Lectures given by Prof. ANDREA BELLELLI
The 1st semester Laboratory Medicine Course begins Oct. 4 at 13,00 in classroom D; lectures are given on Mondays and Fridays from 13,00 to 15,00. The 2nd semester begins Mar. 3 at 11,00 in classroom D; lectures are given on Tuesdays and Thursdays.
Timetable of the lectures
The lectures of this course are as follows:
1) The statistical bases of Laboratory Medicine.
1b) Biochemical bases of human variability: an exercise.
2) Prenatal and perinatal clinical analyses.
3) Methods in Laboratory Medicine.
3b) Biochemical methods for proteins and macromolecules.
4) Laboratory Analyses in Toxicology.
5) Hemostasis and Thrombosis.
6) Anemias and hemoglobinopathies.
7) Disorders of Nucleotide Metabolism; Gout.
7b) Inherited enzymatic defects (an older version of the same).
8) Porphyrias (abilitated for on-line attendance registration).
9) Heme degradation; bilirubin and icterus (jaundice) (abilitated for on-line attendance registration).
10) Plasma Proteins (abilitated for on-line attendance registration).
11) Lipoproteins and dislipidemias.
12) Disturbances of glucose metabolism.
13) Disturbances of the metabolism of aminoacids.
14) Disturbances of the homeostasis of water, electrolytes and pH.
15) Laboratory analyses for endocrine disorders.
16) Standard blood tests.
Two lectures by Prof. F. Mainiero, abilitated for on-line attendance registration:
17) Acute phase serum proteins.
18) Allergic and autoimmune disorders.
ADE: Epidemics: statistical considerations (abilitated for on-line attendance registration). An interactive program to explore the effect of vaccines, quarantine and more is available at: this link.
Web resources for Medical Education
Programme and timetable of the course - 1st semester
Programme and timetable of the course - 2nd semester
M. Laposata "Laboratory Medicine", Lange - McGraw Hill
E.A. Murphy "The Logic of Medicine", The Johns Hopkins University Press
Students can visit me at the Dipartimento di Scienze Biochimiche, Sapienza University of Rome, every monday afternoon, 14,30 to 17,30, except during the examination sessions.