This module covers hormone definitions, including the range of structures and roles; methods in endocrinology; receptors, concept and significance of high affinity; hormone dynamics; hormone signalling; and modes of action. You will also look at mammalian endocrine glands and hormones: pituitary, thyroid, pancreas. The endocrinology of reproduction; the adrenal gland, and renin/angiotensin system; the paracrine and autocrine systems; growth factors; locally produced hormones; local regulation of hormonal action; and tissue differentiation are also covered. The relationship between hormones and cancer will be discussed.

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MSc Thyroid 2023-2024 Academic Year 14/07/2023 17:35:55
MSc Thyroid 2024-2025 Academic Year 13/06/2024 11:44:09