Department of Physiology, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada     
 



 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Courses

 

PHGY 209 MAMMALIAN PHYSIOLOGY I 3 Credits  (more info here)

Prerequisite: Collegial Biology or Anatomy, Chemistry, and Physics Pre or Co-requisites: BIOL-200, 201 or BIOC-212 other students in the Faculty of Science with permission of course coordinator

Lecture: MWF 11:35 12:25

Course Coordinators:

Dr. A. Shrier
McIntyre Medical Building
Room 1120
Tel: 398-2272
alvin.shrier@mcgill.ca

Dr. A. Wechsler
McIntyre Medical Building
Room 1135
Tel: 398-4341
ann.wechsler@mcgill.ca

Course Description: The course covers the physiology of body fluids, blood, body defense mechanisms, peripheral and central nervous system, muscle. Not open to students who have taken or are taking PHGY-201



PHGY 313 INTERMEDIATE PHYSIOLOGY III 3 Credits (more info here)

Prerequiste: PHGY-209, PHGY210 PHGY-311 Or permission from Course Coordinator

Lecture: MWF 10:35-11:25

Course Coordinators:

Dr. P. Swain
McIntyre Medical Building
Room 1133
Tel: 398-4340
peter.swain@mcgill.ca


Dr. A. Shrier    
McIntyre Medical Building
Room 1120
Tel: 398-2272
alvin.shrier@mcgill.ca

Course Description: In-depth presentation of experimental results and hypotheses underlying our current understanding of the physiology of the cardiovascular system; blood physiology including hemastasis and thrombosis; transport of fluids and cells; general cell kinetics and regulation, and gastrointestinal physiology.

3 hours of lectures per week; 1-3 hours optional lab/demonstration/tutorial arranged for a maximum of 3 afternoons per term


EXMD 506 ADVANCED APPLIED CARDIOVASCULAR PHYSIOLOGY

Prerequisites: PHGY 313 or by permission Course Coordinator

Lecture: W 4:05-5:55

Course Coordinator:

Dr. H. Goldsmith
Montreal General Hospital
University Medical Clinic
Room C10-148

Course Description: Offered in conjunction with the Department of Physiology. Current topics, methods and techniques for studying the cardiovascular system. Basic and applied cardiac electrophysiology, mechanisms of pacemaker activity, arrhythmias, the effects of drugs on cardiac functions, fetal circulation, coronary circulation, mechanics of blood flow, cardiovascular diseases, renal and neural control of the circulation, and cardiac assist devices.