describe the types of electrophysiological events, types of membrane channels
and their roles, functional biophysical properties of biological membranes.
how blood cells are produced and how they function in normal and pathological
the heart including the electrical conduction, contraction and relaxation
properties of the cardiac myocytes the role of cardiac myocytes. Basic
pathology of the heart as well as the signs and symptoms of heart disease and
the basics of cardiac pharmacology. Haemodynamic principles and calculations
for estimation of intra-cardiac pressures, pressure gradients and stroke
volumes as well as an introduction to left and right ventricular systolic and
1. To provide post-graduate students with a Understand the need to
maintain the constancy of the internal environment of the body and the concept
2. Understand the nature of
osmosis, the driving forces that control water movement across membrane and fluid
movement across a capillary wall.
3. Acquire deep knowledge
and understanding of the physiology of the muscle and nervous system in the
context of recent research
4. Comprehensive overview of mammalian blood cellular composition and
their function and diseases.
5. Acquire in-depth
knowledge and understanding of the physiology of the cardiovascular system in
normal and pathophysiological conditions
Develop skills in a variety
of physiological techniques related to the cardiovascular system