NUTR 620 HUMAN METABOLISM: MICRONUTRIENTS (3)
Prerequisite, NUTR 400 and 600. Permission of the instructor for students lacking the prerequisites. Cell biochemistry and physiology emphasizing metabolism of vitamins and minerals including cell function, antioxidant protection, immune function, nutrient control of gene expression and disease states induced by deficiencies (e.g., iron-deficient anemia). Spring.
NUTR 863 Advanced Nutrition Biochemistry: Microenvironments-Inflammation in Obesity, Atherosclerosis, and Cancer. Taught every few years.
Continuing Medical Education (CME) courses offered
Two courses are available under the Internal Medicine specialty in the course catalog:
Course ID 10120: The inflammation highway: metabolism accelerates inflammatory traffic in obesity
Course ID 10121: Obesity, metabolism and the microenvironment: Links to cancer