BMEN 7420 Transport in Cells and Organs

Fundamental principles of fluid mechanics and mass transport will be applied to biological systems at the cellular, tissue, and organ levels. The topics of this course will be the cardiovascular and respiratory systems, transmembrane and transvascular transport, cell adhesion and intracellular transport, drug transport and pharmacokinetics, and transport-related diseases (atherosclerosis, sickle cell disease, embolism, cancer metastasis).