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HST 020/021
Musculoskeletal Pathophysiology

Term: IAP

Course Director(s): Mary L Bouxsein
Time:
M/T/F 1:30-4:30pm (1/7-2/1/19)
Location:
HMS: MEC 209
Course Website:
None
Prerequisite:
Permission of instructor
Restrictions:
Only HST students may register under HST.020, graded P/D/F. Enrollment limited. Open only to medical and graduate students.
MIT Units:
3-0-3 (G-Level Credit )
Harvard Units:
2 (P)
Growth and development of normal bone and joints, the biophysics of bone and response to stress and fracture, calcium and phosphate homeostasis and regulation by parathyroid hormone and vitamin D, and the pathogenesis of metabolic bone diseases and disease of connective tissue, joints, and muscles, with consideration of possible mechanisms and underlying metabolic derangements.