Renal Physiology
Renal Physiology

Renal Physiology

by Thad Wilson, PhD

Learn all about the physiology of the renal system, and explore its functions and segments, as well as renal blood supply and control.

Prof. Thad Wilson will provide you with the exam-relevant information on:

  • Glomerular filtration rate
  • Renal clearance
  • Urea cycle

Benefit from his overview of the loop of Henle and the integrated control of blood volume.

Furthermore, quiz questions and comprehensive download material will help you to test your knowledge and ultimately be better prepared for your exam.

Course Details

  • Videos 24
  • Duration 2:39 h
  • Quiz questions 79
  • Articles 5


Your Educators of course Renal Physiology

 Thad Wilson, PhD

Thad Wilson, PhD

Thad E. Wilson is a Professor and Director of Education in the Department of Physiology at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine. He has been teaching medical students for more than 15 years at Colleges of Medicine in the USA: Philadelphia, PA (Drexel University); Athens, OH (Ohio University), Indianapolis, IN (Marian University), and now Lexington, KY (University of Kentucky). He has worked extensively developing and improving medical curriculums, as well as serving in leadership roles directing Medical Physiology and various organ system courses. Professor Thad Wilson has been awarded multiple institutional and national medical school teaching awards and previously was involved in both question writing and question reviewing for national board exams in the health sciences. Professor Thad Wilson has coauthored >85 peer-reviewed scientific and educational articles as well as a physiology textbook, Lippincott’s Illustrated Reviews: Physiology, which has been translated into seven languages, is in several electronic formats, and is currently in the 2nd edition.

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Good but could be better
By Ana Z. on 23. November 2020 for Renal Physiology

The lectures are very good, but the speaker is a little confusing sometimes despite trying to repeat himself and use sometimes a language that sounds too simplistic

Nice course
By Caleb B. on 21. July 2020 for Renal Physiology

He is the best teacher I've ever had, thank you Thad Wilson for all. Definitely I recommend this course.

Clases de fisiología renal
By Martín P. on 21. July 2020 for Renal Physiology

Me gustan las imágenes que usan para explicar. Me gustaría que hubiera arrancado con compartimientos líquidos del cuerpo y luego el resto.

Excellent concepts and realisations of the nephron functioning and regulations
By Duleep K. on 05. July 2020 for Renal Physiology

Excellent clear concepts wisdom distilled.well explained to the point.