Vitamin B12 Deficiency

Vitamin B12 Deficiency

by Kevin Ahern, PhD, Georgina Cornwall, PhD, Carlo Raj, MD u.a.
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Vitamin B12 is a vital component of both blood cells and nervous tissue.

Its function involves DNA synthesis and cell division. Deficiency of vitamin B12 is associated with megaloblastic anemia and subacute combined degeneration of the spinal cord among other neuropsychologic manifestations.

Learn more about this interesting topic here with us!

Course Details

  • Videos 10
  • Duration 1:09 h
  • Quiz questions 42
  • Articles 4

Content

Your Educators of course Vitamin B12 Deficiency

 Kevin Ahern, PhD

Kevin Ahern, PhD

Kevin Ahern received his B.S. and M.S. degrees from Oklahoma State University, and a Ph.D. in Biochemistry from Oregon State University. Currently working as professor of biochemistry and biophysics at Oregon State University, he loves to write poetry and song lyrics. His previous works include “A Limerick a Day For a Year” and “Merry Metabolic and Miscellanic Melodies”. He is also a co-author of the popular biochemistry textbooks, “Biochemistry Free and Easy”.
 Georgina Cornwall, PhD

Georgina Cornwall, PhD

Dr. Georgina Cornwall has taught a broad array of Biology courses at different U.S. universities, currently at the Colorado Mountain College in Aspen. Dr. Cornwall is an active promoter of hybrid teaching formats like online and interactive courses. Thus, she uses modern technology to engage her students in the diverse disciplines of biology – from Microbiology to Genetics.
 Carlo Raj, MD

Carlo Raj, MD

You probably know MD Edward Goljan and his Rapid Review Pathology Series. But do you know the "new" Goljan? His name is Carlo Raj and he is currently following his mentor's footsteps by presenting you pathology as you have never experienced before.

Carlo Raj has earned his MD at the Medical University of the Americas (MUA) and continued his medical career as professor of Pathophysiology at the Becker Professional Education, Chicago, USA, and as an international lecturer and author—both assisting MD Edward Goljan and later on his own. Today he teaches at Becker Professional Education and is also CEO of Indus Intellect, whose goal it is to spread medical knowledge across the globe.

 Brian Alverson, MD

Brian Alverson, MD

Brian Alverson, MD is the Director for the Division of Pediatric Hospital Medicine at Hasbro Children's Hospital and Associate Professor of Pediatrics at Brown University in Providence, RI. He has been active in pediatric education and research for 15 years.He has won over 25 teaching awards at two Ivy League Medical Schools. He is an author of the book "Step Up to Pediatrics" and over 40 peer reviewed articles. Dr. Alverson has extensive experience in preparing students for the USMLE exams and has test writing experience as well.


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Good job
By Alexander B. on 22. June 2018 for Causes of Megaloblastic Anemias

Î really appreciate the Lectures, this whole Website helps a lot. But it´s annoying that the Professor always says " repeat it 3 times fast " , Theres no point in doing that , if nobody could understand him in the first place . If you cant properly spell it out /pronounce it one time, it´s no use to repeat it fast.

 
The BEST lectures
By Raul G. on 09. May 2018 for Macrocytic Anemia: Clinical Pathology

No words to describe how good are all the lectures performed by Carlo Raj. High yield, entertaining, interactive, concise.

 
Great series
By Wilmar B. on 12. April 2018 for Macrocytic Anemia: Clinical Pathology

Concise and laser focus on the high yield facts. Lectures are interspersed with witty humor which does not stray from the subject matter. Refreshing.

 
very happy and much fun
By Jerry J. on 11. April 2018 for Vitamin B12 (Cobalamin)

I find that I get used to her style, I wish that all the courses be taught by her