BMEN 6420 Transport in Cells and Organs

Fundamental principles of mass and momentum transport will be applied to physiological problems. The topics of this course will be the cardiovascular, respiratory and urinary systems, transmembrane and transvascular transport, transport within the cell, cell adhesion, drug transport and pharmacokinetics, and transport-related diseases (atherosclerosis, sickle cell disease, embolism, cancer metastasis, and urologic disease). An additional non-graded once a week lab section to accompany lectures.