Medical Genetics
   
Reference DHLGAU00000006
Taught in General Course List Second and Third Year Bachelor Logopaedic and Audiological Sciences
Theory (A) 15.0
Exercises (B) 0.0
Training and projects (C) 0.0
Studytime (D) 90.0
Studypoints (E) 3
Level  
Credit contract? Access is determined after successful competences assessment
Examination contract? Access is determined after successful competences assessment
Credit contract mandatory if Exam contract? Course included in exam contract
Retake possible? Yes
Teaching Language Dutch
Lecturer Anne De Paepe
Department GE02
Co-lecturers Paul Coucke
Key Words

The Human Genome, Inheritance Patterns in Humans, Chromosome Related Deviations, Monogenic Syndromes with Speech and Hearing Disorders

Position of the Course

Acquire basic knowledge on :

  • the human genome
  • the inheritance of normal and pathological traits in humans
  • the causes, diagnosis and management of genetic speech and/or hearing disorders

Contents

  • DNA and the structure of the human genome
  • monogenic and non-monogenic inheritance patterns
  • chromosomal abnormalities
  • definition and diagnosis of genetic syndromes with focus on genetic speech- and hearing disorders
  • management and genetic counselling in hereditary speech and hearing problems

Starting Competences

level to start higher education

Final Competences

The student has basic knowledge on : the human genome , the inheritance of normal and pathological traits in humans , the causes, diagnosis and management of genetic speech and/or hearing disorders .

Teaching and Learning Material

Cost: 20.0 EUR
notes, slides, price: cost of copies

References

  • R.J. Shprintzen : "Genetics, syndromes, and communication disorders", Singular Publishing Group, 1997
  • J.C. Pronk, F.A. Beemer, J.P.M. Geraedts, N.J. Leschot en M.F. Niermeijer : "Medische Genetica", wetenschappelijke Uitgeverij Bunge, 1994

Study Coaching

after making an appointment with professor

Teaching Methods

Lectures

Evaluation Methods

Periodic evaluation

Examination Methods

written (oral : optional)

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