Cellular Pathology
Cellular Pathology

Cellular Pathology

by Richard Mitchell, MD, PhD

The study of pathology—or, more specifically, the understanding of the origins of disease—requires preliminary knowledge of basic cellular functions that prevent the breakdown and tearing of the cellular machinery and allow for adaptation to environmental stimuli.

In this course, the student will be introduced to the main structures and features that allow for a cell to carry out its day-to-day functioning effectively. As the course progresses, relevant clinical entities will be brought up for discussion.

For optimal comprehension, the student will be required to have preliminary knowledge of molecular and cellular biology and biochemistry.

Different disease processes express themselves with different degrees of sensitivity and specificity in a patient’s tissues. It’s the responsibility of a clinician to grasp the pathophysiological steps behind the most basic disease processes (e.g., inflammation) in order to see the links to the signs and symptoms encountered during the physical examination.

Course Details

  • Videos 240
  • Duration 20:47 h
  • Quiz questions 620
  • Concept Pages 66


Your Educators of course Cellular Pathology

 Richard Mitchell, MD, PhD

Richard Mitchell, MD, PhD

Dr. Richard N. Mitchell is the Lawrence J. Henderson Professor of Pathology and Health Sciences and Technology, at Harvard Medical School in Massachusetts, USA.

He obtained his PhD in Cell Biology and Immunology from Rockefeller University in 1980, and his MD from Harvard Medical School in 1984. Currently, he is Program Director of the Health Sciences and Technology Education and Curriculum at Harvard Medical School.

Due to his achievements, he earned the ASIP Robbins Distinguished Educator Award in 2013.

Within Lecturio, Dr. Mitchell teaches courses on Pathology.

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he is implacable
By birehan e. on 04. April 2024 for Hypoxia – Etiologies of Cellular Injury

he is very great. he is very explanatory. he takes his time when explaining things

Very professional and clear.
By Tomas9A11 . on 21. February 2024 for Necrosis: Cellular Homicide

Great clarity, illustrations, and attention to detail. Thank you very much!

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By Aderonke I. on 23. September 2023 for Telomerase and MicroRNAs

Amazing explanation, illustrations and pictures. Really love Lecturio. Thank you!

miRNA no that good of an explanation
By Dominga G. on 31. August 2023 for Telomerase and MicroRNAs

In the explanation of miRNA, on the most important part of it, he sort of gets tangled explaining. I couldnt understand the only part i want interest of in the video. Please refilm this video, it is unclear.