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BMI 5333 Systems Medicine: Principles and Practice

3 semester credit hours
Lecture contact hours: 2; Lab contact hours: 3
Web-based and classroom instruction
Lab Fee: $30

Course Description
Systems medicine is an interdisciplinary field of study that looks at the systems of the human body as part of an integrated whole, incorporating biochemical, physiological, and environment interactions. Systems medicine draws on systems science, omics, imaging, systems biology, and considers complex interactions within the human body in light of a patient's genomics, behavior and environment, and design the precision medicine at systems level. Students will engage in hands-on projects exploring methods of systems medicine.

Learning Objectives
Upon successfully completing this course, students will:

  • Define systems medicine and personalized medicine
  • Compare and contrast the different components and methods of systems medicine
  • Apply methods of systems medicine to diverse types of applications, data and information
  • Evaluate the results of systems medicine analyses