Physiology (PHS)

PHS 626 Neurophysiology I1 Credit hour   

To study and understand the basic functional principles of the cells of the nervous system, and organization of cells into functional systems.

Pre-req: BMS 600.

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PHS 627 Neurophysiology II1 Credit hour   

To study and understand the major functional systems of the brain.

Pre-req: PHS 626.

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PHS 628 Mammalian Neurophysiology2 Credit hours   

This coures is a basic introductory, survey course covering neurophysiology from sub-cellular level to behavioral level.

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PHS 629 Mammalian Physiology6 Credit hours   

A study of mammalian systems including pulmonary, renal, cardiovascular, gastrointestinal, endocrinological and nervous systems. Emphasis will be placed on homeostatic mechanisms and on experimental approaches to physiology.

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PHS 630 Experimental Physiology1 Credit hour   

A laboratory course in mammalian physiology which includes instruction in surgical preparation, bioinstrumentation technique and open-chest surgery in dogs.

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PHS 631 Physiology Practicum2 Credit hours   

Experience in laboratory instruction of medical and graduate students in the mammalian physiology laboratory.

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PHS 632 Physiology of Sleep1 Credit hour   

Detailed examination of changes in EEG, EMG, cardiorespira- tory function and ocular motility during sleep.

Pre-req: PHS 629.

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PHS 634 Advanced Neurophysiology1-2 Credit hours   

Bioelectric potentials. A.C. and D.C. potentials, trans- cortical potentials,E.E.G., comeo-retinal potential, blood- CSF potential, etc.

Pre-req: PHS 629.

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PHS 638 Adv Cardiovascular Phys1-2 Credit hours   

Pre-req: PHS 629.

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PHS 639 Neurophys Res Tech3 Credit hours   

Class participants will be exposed to state-of-the-art neurophysiology research techniques while in the labor- atories of neurophysiology faculty.

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PHS 661 Endocrinology3 Credit hours   

An in depth study of the endocrine system with special emphsis on the role of experimentation in the development of concepts in endocrine physiology (PR: BMS 600 or Equivalent; Permission)

Pre-req: BMS 600.

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PHS 666 Physiology of the Cell3 Credit hours   

An in-depth study of selected specific topics in cell physiology.

Pre-req: BMS 600.

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PHS 667 Experimental Appr to Phys4 Credit hours   

This course introduces students to the fundamental principles and research underlying the normal functioning of the cardiovascular, respiratory, renal, endocrine, reproductive, nervous, and gastrointestinal systems.

Pre-req: BMS 601 and BMS 602.

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PHS 675 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   

Present course material on special areas of research or topics which are not routinely covered in existing courses.

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PHS 676 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   

Present course material on special areas of research or topics which are not routinely covered in existing courses.

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PHS 677 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   

Present course material on special areas of research or topics which are not routinely covered in existing courses.

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PHS 701 Physiology8 Credit hours   
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PHS 780 Elective Special Projects1 Credit hour   
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PHS 785 Independent Study1-15 Credit hours   

Independent Study in Physiology is designed to allow the student the opportunity to work with a faculty member on a topic of special interest.

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PHS 820 Medical Physiology1-18 Credit hours   
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