LMP1103H: Tissue injury, repair and regeneration

Who can attend

There are no prerequisites for this course.

Course description

This module is an interactive course designed to provide you with a basic understanding of tissue injury, repair and regeneration.

Course coordinators

Dr. Mohit Kapoor
mohit.kapoor@uhnresearch.ca

Dr. Sowmya Viswanathan
Schroeder Arthritis Institute, Krembil Research Institute (University Health Network) and Assistant Professor at the Institute of Biomedical Engineering and at the Department of Medicine, University of Toronto

lmp.grad@utoronto.ca for administrative queries.

Timings and location

This course is offered every year in the Fall session.

Tuesdays 10 am – 12 pm

Location: Synchronous online delivery (Zoom)

Evaluation methods

Term paper – 50%

Class participation – 50%

Schedule

All sessions are led by Dr. Mohit Kapoor and Dr. Sowmya Viswanathan.

Lecture (dates TBC) Topic
Lecture 1 Wound healing and Fibrosis
Lecture 2 Joint injury, repair and regeneration
Lecture 3 Injury and repair mechanisms in the eye
Lecture 4

Liver assessment and repair with ex vivo liver perfusion

Lecture 5 Cardiac injury and repair/regeneration
Lecture 6 Protein aggregation and neurodegenerative diseases