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Spring 2018
Feb 24, 2020
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SYSM 596 - Clinical Metabolomics
This didactic course is designed to provide students an in depth understanding of molecular phenotyping technologies for basic, clinical and translational research. The course will cover the basics of mass spectromtery based metabolomics approach. We will discuss strategies for data generation as well as multivariate data mining tools and finally the clinical applications of this technology for studying disease onset and progression, drug metabolism and toxicity, discovery and validation of disease biomarkers and the effect of different treatments (drugs, radiation etc.) on the overall metabolism. The course will also include laboratory sessions that would provide practical insights into operations of a mass spectrometer and the use of interactive software for data analysis. 

2.000 Credit hours
2.000 Lecture hours

Levels: MN or MC Graduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study, Laboratory, Lecture, Recitation, Seminar

Systems Medicine Department

Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels:     
      MN or MC Graduate

Mutual Exclusion:
This course carries a mutual exclusion with the following courses; you may not enroll in it if you have completed any of the following with a passing grade:
BCHB 596

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