PHR 585 – Molecular therapeutics

Course lecturer :

  • Prof. Dr. Hend Hussein
  • Dr. Hassan El-Banna
  • Dr lamiaa kandil

Course assistant :

  • TA. Asmaa Khalifa

Course objectives :

After completion of the course, the student will have gained an understanding of recent advances in molecular therapeutics including stem cell and gene therapy with particular reference to cancer.

Course description :

The course involves the following topics:

  • Introduction to molecular therapeutics
  • Molecular approaches of cancer diagnosis
  • Molecular basis of cancer
  • Cancer therapy
  • Recombinant protein production
  • Protein replacement therapy
  • Gene therapy
  • Gene silencing
  • Introduction to stem cells
  • Molecular of stem cells
  • Clinical trials of stem cells.

Course assessment :

The course is 2 Credit hours (200 marks): divided as follows: Final exam …………………………………….. 100 marks Midterm exam ……………………………….. 40 marks Course work …………………………………… 60 marks, including: 1. Assignment …………………………………..…. 20 marks 2. Interactive learning and quizzes ………… 20 marks 3. Final cases exam ………………………………… 20 marks

Recommended text books :

Molecular Therapeutics. 2017

Recommended refrences :

Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia, www.Pub Med.com

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