88505 - Anatomo-Physiology of the Optic Nerve, Retina, Staminal Physiopathology

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This teaching activity contributes to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals of the UN 2030 Agenda.

Good health and well-being Quality education

Academic Year 2021/2022

Course contents

Embryonic development of the human eye with particular attention to the retina and the optic nerve.

Morpho-functional organization of the retina and optic nerve.

General information on stem cells.

Clinical and pre-clinical approaches of stem cells in retinal regeneration and optic nerve abnormalities. 


Scientific articles will be provided and available to students

Teaching methods

Frontal lessons

Assessment methods

The learning assessment is done through the final multiple choice test on the topics carried out in class by all the teachers.

Teaching tools

Power point presentations that will be available online as downloadable content through the Platform (Virtual Learning Environment).

Office hours

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