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MEDSCI 700

: Drug Discovery Biology
2021 Semester One (1213)
Reviews recent studies on the use of chemical and genetic methods to characterise the role of proteins in disease and their potential as drug targets. Topics will include proteins involved in regulation of immune response, lipid mediated cell signalling pathways, drug-protein interactions, some discovery methods, and pre-clinical studies on mechanism of action.
Subject: Medical Science
No pre-requisites or restrictions
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MEDSCI 700

: Drug Discovery Biology
2020 Semester Two (1205)
Reviews recent studies on the use of chemical and genetic methods to characterise the role of proteins in disease and their potential as drug targets. Topics will include proteins involved in regulation of immune response, lipid mediated cell signalling pathways, drug-protein interactions, some discovery methods, and pre-clinical studies on mechanism of action.
Subject: Medical Science
No pre-requisites or restrictions
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MEDSCI 701

: Special Studies in Medical Science
2022 Semester Two (1225)
The critical review and analysis of research literature relating to a research topic. Components include an extensive literature review article defining the current knowledge relevant to a particular research area, a research proposal outlining proposed Masters research topic and its significance, and a formal presentation of the proposal. Suitable for students intending to undertake a Masters thesis.
Subject: Medical Science
Restriction: MEDSCI 702, 744
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MEDSCI 701

: Special Studies in Medical Science
2022 Semester One (1223)
The critical review and analysis of research literature relating to a research topic. Components include an extensive literature review article defining the current knowledge relevant to a particular research area, a research proposal outlining proposed Masters research topic and its significance, and a formal presentation of the proposal. Suitable for students intending to undertake a Masters thesis.
Subject: Medical Science
Restriction: MEDSCI 702, 744
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MEDSCI 701

: Special Studies in Medical Science
2020 Semester Two (1205)
The critical review and analysis of research literature relating to a research topic. Components include an extensive literature review article defining the current knowledge relevant to a particular research area, a research proposal outlining proposed Masters research topic and its significance, and a formal presentation of the proposal. Suitable for students intending to undertake a Masters thesis.
Subject: Medical Science
Restriction: MEDSCI 702, 744
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MEDSCI 701

: Special Studies in Medical Science
2020 Semester One (1203)
The critical review and analysis of research literature relating to a research topic. Components include an extensive literature review article defining the current knowledge relevant to a particular research area, a research proposal outlining proposed Masters research topic and its significance, and a formal presentation of the proposal. Suitable for students intending to undertake a Masters thesis.
Subject: Medical Science
Restriction: MEDSCI 702, 744
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MEDSCI 703

: Advanced Biomedical Imaging
2022 Semester One (1223)
Theory and practice of biomedical imaging from the sub-cellular to whole body level with specific emphasis on recent developments. Principles of digital image-processing and image analysis (including quantitative morphology), computed tomography and volume rendering and analysis. Imaging modalities including atomic force microscopy, light and confocal microscopy, electron microscopy, X-ray, CT, ultrasound and magnetic resonance imaging.
Subject: Medical Science
No pre-requisites or restrictions
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MEDSCI 703

: Advanced Biomedical Imaging
2021 Semester One (1213)
Theory and practice of biomedical imaging from the sub-cellular to whole body level with specific emphasis on recent developments. Principles of digital image-processing and image analysis (including quantitative morphology), computed tomography and volume rendering and analysis. Imaging modalities including atomic force microscopy, light and confocal microscopy, electron microscopy, X-ray, CT, ultrasound and magnetic resonance imaging.
Subject: Medical Science
No pre-requisites or restrictions
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MEDSCI 703

: Advanced Biomedical Imaging
2020 Semester One (1203)
Theory and practice of biomedical imaging from the sub-cellular to whole body level with specific emphasis on recent developments. Principles of digital image-processing and image analysis (including quantitative morphology), computed tomography and volume rendering and analysis. Imaging modalities including atomic force microscopy, light and confocal microscopy, electron microscopy, X-ray, CT, ultrasound and magnetic resonance imaging.
Subject: Medical Science
No pre-requisites or restrictions
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MEDSCI 704

: Stem Cells and Development
2022 Semester One (1223)
Stem cell biology and the genetic regulation of developmental processes will be examined in normal and disease settings. Blood, immunity, vascular networks and the kidney will be used as systems to explore important concepts in organ development and regeneration. This knowledge will be applied in understanding disease processes such as leukaemia, inflammation and kidney disorders, and in designing new therapeutic strategies.
Subject: Medical Science
No pre-requisites or restrictions
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MEDSCI 704

: Stem Cells and Development
2020 Semester One (1203)
Stem cell biology and the genetic regulation of developmental processes will be examined in normal and disease settings. Blood, immunity, vascular networks and the kidney will be used as systems to explore important concepts in organ development and regeneration. This knowledge will be applied in understanding disease processes such as leukaemia, inflammation and kidney disorders, and in designing new therapeutic strategies.
Subject: Medical Science
No pre-requisites or restrictions
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MEDSCI 705

: Infection, Immunity and Disease
2022 Semester Two (1225)
Examines the ways in which host immune mechanisms control infection, infectious organisms evade host defence mechanisms, and the consequences of these processes for the host. Examples of human infectious diseases will include: HIV, hepatitis B, influenza, tuberculosis and streptococcal infections. Consideration of the consequences of infection will incorporate discussion of immune self/non-self discrimination, immune tolerance and autoimmune mechanisms, including the impact of response against infections on autoimmunity.
Subject: Medical Science
No pre-requisites or restrictions
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MEDSCI 705

: Infection, Immunity and Disease
2021 Semester Two (1215)
Examines the ways in which host immune mechanisms control infection, infectious organisms evade host defence mechanisms, and the consequences of these processes for the host. Examples of human infectious diseases will include: HIV, hepatitis B, influenza, tuberculosis and streptococcal infections. Consideration of the consequences of infection will incorporate discussion of immune self/non-self discrimination, immune tolerance and autoimmune mechanisms, including the impact of response against infections on autoimmunity.
Subject: Medical Science
No pre-requisites or restrictions
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MEDSCI 705

: Infection, Immunity and Disease
2020 Semester Two (1205)
Examines the ways in which host immune mechanisms control infection, infectious organisms evade host defence mechanisms, and the consequences of these processes for the host. Examples of human infectious diseases will include: HIV, hepatitis B, influenza, tuberculosis and streptococcal infections. Consideration of the consequences of infection will incorporate discussion of immune self/non-self discrimination, immune tolerance and autoimmune mechanisms, including the impact of response against infections on autoimmunity.
Subject: Medical Science
No pre-requisites or restrictions
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MEDSCI 706

: Genomic Medicine
2022 Semester Two (1225)
Examines a range of medical genetic disorders that illustrate principles of disease mechanisms, diagnosis and management. These will include: haemophilia, familial cancer, late-onset neurological disorders and mitochondrial disease.
Subject: Medical Science
No pre-requisites or restrictions
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MEDSCI 706

: Genomic Medicine
2021 Semester Two (1215)
Examines a range of medical genetic disorders that illustrate principles of disease mechanisms, diagnosis and management. These will include: haemophilia, familial cancer, late-onset neurological disorders and mitochondrial disease.
Subject: Medical Science
No pre-requisites or restrictions
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MEDSCI 707

: Antimicrobials and Resistance
2022 Semester One (1223)
Antimicrobial resistance is a public health concern developing worldwide. The nature of antimicrobial agents will be explored by examining their discovery, development and mechanisms of action. Antimicrobial resistance will be studied to understand both mechanisms of resistance and the factors that drive resistance. Emphasis will be placed on recent advances in the discovery of antimicrobials and the development of novel strategies for the control of infectious agents.
Subject: Medical Science
No pre-requisites or restrictions
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MEDSCI 707

: Antimicrobials and Resistance
2021 Semester One (1213)
Antimicrobial resistance is a public health concern developing worldwide. The nature of antimicrobial agents will be explored by examining their discovery, development and mechanisms of action. Antimicrobial resistance will be studied to understand both mechanisms of resistance and the factors that drive resistance. Emphasis will be placed on recent advances in the discovery of antimicrobials and the development of novel strategies for the control of infectious agents.
Subject: Medical Science
No pre-requisites or restrictions
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MEDSCI 707

: Activities of Microbes in Disease
2020 Semester One (1203)
The dynamic interaction between pathogenic micro-organisms and humans will be explored. Examines the molecular mechanisms which enable microbes to survive, proliferate and cause disease; to evolve and acquire new genes; and to control the expression of their genes. Emphasis will be placed on recent advances in the understanding of major human microbial diseases.
Subject: Medical Science
No pre-requisites or restrictions
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MEDSCI 708

: Advanced Immunology and Immunotherapy
2022 Semester One (1223)
Explores recent advances in immunology including the genes, proteins and cell types involved in the innate and adaptive immune response, with a focus on how key components are integrated at a systems level to determine immune outcomes. Examines a range of inflammatory and immune mediated diseases, together with methods of immunotherapy, including the latest approaches to combat cancer and autoimmune disease.
Subject: Medical Science
No pre-requisites or restrictions
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MEDSCI 708

: Advanced Immunology and Immunotherapy
2021 Semester One (1213)
Explores recent advances in immunology including the genes, proteins and cell types involved in the innate and adaptive immune response, with a focus on how key components are integrated at a systems level to determine immune outcomes. Examines a range of inflammatory and immune mediated diseases, together with methods of immunotherapy, including the latest approaches to combat cancer and autoimmune disease.
Subject: Medical Science
No pre-requisites or restrictions
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MEDSCI 708

: Advanced Immunology and Immunotherapy
2020 Semester One (1203)
Recent advances in immunology including: the genes and proteins involved in the innate and adaptive immune response, intracellular signalling mechanisms that determine immune outcomes, and the mechanisms by which the immune system learns 'self' from 'non-self'. Examines a range of inflammatory diseases, and methods of immunotherapy, in particular approaches to combat cancer.
Subject: Medical Science
No pre-requisites or restrictions
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MEDSCI 709

: Nutrition in Health and Disease
2022 Semester One (1223)
The influence that dietary patterns, foods and food components have on the promotion and protection against the common nutrition-related diseases in New Zealand. The relevant epidemiological, clinical, and biochemical/physiological aspects of each disease are covered.
Subject: Medical Science
No pre-requisites or restrictions
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MEDSCI 709

: Nutrition in Health and Disease
2021 Semester One (1213)
The influence that dietary patterns, foods and food components have on the promotion and protection against the common nutrition-related diseases in New Zealand. The relevant epidemiological, clinical, and biochemical/physiological aspects of each disease are covered.
Subject: Medical Science
No pre-requisites or restrictions
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MEDSCI 709

: Nutrition in Health and Disease
2020 Semester One (1203)
The influence that dietary patterns, foods and food components have on the promotion and protection against the common nutrition-related diseases in New Zealand. The relevant epidemiological, clinical, and biochemical/physiological aspects of each disease are covered.
Subject: Medical Science
No pre-requisites or restrictions