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HST 120/121
Gastroenterology

Term: Fall

Course Director(s): Anna Rutherford, Sarah Flier
Time:
M/W 1-5pm (2nd half of the term)
Location:
HMS: MEC 209
Course Website:
None
Prerequisite:
Biology (GIR), 7.05, Physics I (GIR), permission of instructor
Restrictions:
Only HST students may register under HST.120, graded P/D/F. Enrollment limited. Permission of instructor required.
MIT Units:
3-1-2 (G-Level Credit)
Harvard Units:
2 (P)
Presents the anatomy, physiology, biochemistry, biophysics, and bioengineering of the gastrointestinal tract and associated pancreatic, liver, and biliary systems. Emphasis on the molecular and pathophysiological basis of disease where known. Covers gross and microscopic pathology and clinical aspects. Formal lectures given by core faculty, with some guest lectures by local experts. Selected seminars conducted by students with supervision of faculty.