Biomedical Science


Lecture, 3.00 ECTS


Course content

Changes of biochemical processes in the human body during illness; correlation between biochemistry and pathology.Connections between biochemistry, pathology and pathobiochemistry. Disturbances of the immunhaematopoetic system, exogenous disturbances of homoesotasis, disturbances in the heart circulation system, in the acid base balance, digestive system, in the endocrine system (in particular diabetes mellitus), the movement organs and supporting organs and the nervous system and the senses.

Learning outcomes

The students have knowledge of biochemistry which they can use to the understand pathology and physiology. The students are able to describe and explain pathophsyiological processes in the human body.

Recommended or required reading and other learning resources / tools

Heinrich (Hrsg-),Müller (Hrsg.), Graeve (Hrsg.), Löffler (Hrsg.) (2010): Biochemie und Pathobiochemie
Löffler, Petrides, Heinrich (2006): Biochemie und Pathobiochemie Till (1999): Pathophysiologie/Pathobiochemie systematisch Pfreundschuh, Schöllmerich (2000): Pathophysiologie Pathobiochemie

Mode of delivery


Prerequisites and co-requisites


Assessment methods and criteria

test at the end of the course