Sep 19, 2020  
Academic Catalog 2019-2020 
    
Academic Catalog 2019-2020
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OPT 758 - Genomics in Eye Care


1 credit(s)
Genetics focuses on the effect of single genes in disease, whereas genomics attempts to examine the interactions of multiple genes and environmental factors underlying the pathophysiological processes. Numerous common disorders affecting the eyes (e.g. diabetes, glaucoma, macular degeneration) are widely accepted to involve multiple genes. This elective will introduce and discuss several applicable topics of genomic medicine for eye care professionals.



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