76473 - Comparative Pathology of Arteriopathies

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Academic Year 2018/2019

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course the student will acquire essential concepts to understand the morphology and molecular characteristics of the diseased vascular wall as well as to understand the role that resident vascular stem cells may have in the pathology of vascular wall.

Course contents

Arterial wall morphological and molecular composition. Vascular wall resident stem cells. Stem cell role in diseases of the arterial wall. 

Readings/Bibliography

G Pasquinelli - S Valente. Sistema vascolare e cellule staminali del sistema vascolare. In: Cellule Staminali. GP Bagnara (ed.) II ed. Ed. Esculapio, Bologna, 2016. pp 51-77.

Teaching methods

The course consists of 1 CFU (frontal teaching) which will be held on June 2019 at the SS in Clinical Pathology, pad. 11, third floor, Policlinico S. Orsola.

Please confirm attendance by email within two days of the lessons.

Assessment methods

The final exam is an oral exposure of a topic chosen from: (1) Arterial wall morphological and molecular composition. (2) Vascular wall resident stem cells. (3) Stem cell role in diseases of the arterial wall.

The vote is 2/6 to the final grade of the Integrated Course.

Teaching tools

The teaching material presented in class will be made available upon confirmation of participation in the course and made downloadable.

Office hours

See the website of Gianandrea Pasquinelli