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5. 1. 4. Clinical Genetics (lecture and seminar)

Third Clinical Year, Module offering 8x per year

ECTS-Credits: 4

Duration: 2 week

Language of Instruction: German

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  1. Content
    • Clinical and molecular basics
    • Chromosomes: visualisation, disease patterns, maldistribution
    • Genetic basis of normal and abnormal gender development
    • Inheritance patterns: autosomal dominant, autosomal rezessiv, X-chromosomal
    • Mitochondrial inheritance
    • Trinucleotide repeat disorders and imprinting defects
    • Complex traits and multifactorial inheritance
    • Hereditary and acquired cancer
    • Environmental causes of malformations
    • Predictive diagnosis
    • Prenatal diagnosis
    • Population genetics
    • Genetic counselling
  2. 2. Aims (learning outcomes and competences) 3. Prerequisites 4. Teaching methods 5. Examination /Assessment methods 6. Recommended reading

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