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Suggested: 2-4 hours/week...

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Subtitles: English

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
3 hours to complete

UNIT 1: INTRODUCTION TO PERSONALIZED MEDICINE

11 videos (Total 120 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
11 videos
Introduction to Personalized Medicine11m
Genetics Definitions, Part I14m
Genetics Definitions, Part II & Types of Genetic Variants15m
Data Analysis, Part I: What is a Good Study?12m
Data Analysis, Part II: What is a Good Test?7m
Introduction to Drug Therapy and General Mechanisms Underlying Variability in Drug Responses13m
Variability in Drug Therapy15m
Drug Metabolism & Transport13m
Genetic Variability in Drug-Handling Molecules10m
**Inside VUMC: The Promise of Personalized Medicine1m
1 reading
About this course10m
1 practice exercise
Introduction to Personalized Medicine12m
Week
2
2 hours to complete

UNIT 2: STUDYING GENETIC VARIATION

7 videos (Total 104 min), 1 quiz
7 videos
Ancestry: Genetic Variation Across Generations and Geography17m
Finding Disease-Associated Genes: Linkage10m
**Inside VUMC: From Phenotype to Genotype and Back: Studying Heart Disease in Families1m
Genome-Wide Association25m
Sequencing28m
**Inside VUMC: History of Sequencing Technologies1m
1 practice exercise
Studying Genetic Variation12m
Week
3
3 hours to complete

UNIT 3: CASE STUDIES IN PERSONALIZED MEDICINE, PART 1

13 videos (Total 174 min), 1 quiz
13 videos
Using Genomics to Find New Drug Targets: Familial Hypercholesterolemia16m
Muscle Pains During Statin Therapy (Myopathy)13m
HLA-Mediated Immune Reactions (Skin Rash)9m
Long QT Syndromes, Part 115m
Long QT Syndromes, Part 218m
**Inside VUMC: Studying Cardiac Arrhythmias in Cells4m
A Second Heart Attack a Month After a First15m
Headache During Venlafaxine (Antidepressant)16m
Respiratory Arrest After Tonsillectomy10m
A Bleeding Complication 5 Days After Starting Warfarin21m
**Inside VUMC: Genotyping1m
Drug Metabolism and Variable Drug Responses – Four More Examples17m
1 practice exercise
Case Studies, Part I16m
Week
4
2 hours to complete

UNIT 4: CASE STUDIES IN PERSONALIZED MEDICINE, PART 2

9 videos (Total 119 min), 1 quiz
9 videos
Marfan Syndrome11m
A Case of Idiopathic Heart Failure16m
Personalizing Care in Neuropsychiatric Disease18m
Personalizing Care in Diabetes21m
Genomics to Subtype Cancer11m
A Family Member With Breast Cancer14m
A Family Member With Colon Cancer11m
**Inside VUMC: Organizing Infrastructure to Support Genetic Testing Decisions1m
1 practice exercise
Case Studies, Part II10m
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Top reviews from Case Studies in Personalized Medicine

By NJApr 9th 2019

The course is very useful for all physicians to diagnoise the disorder and to suggest the solution for their problem and also can explain the cause of the disorder from the root that;s genome.

By VLFeb 25th 2018

This is a really great course it was very informative, interesting and well structured and I enjoyed the lessons, Prof. Roden did a really great job in this course. Thank you!

Instructor

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Dan Roden, M.D.

Professor of Medicine and Pharmacology
Assistant Vice Chancellor for Personalized Medicine

About Vanderbilt University

Vanderbilt University, located in Nashville, Tenn., is a private research university and medical center offering a full-range of undergraduate, graduate and professional degrees....

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