Feb 01, 2023  
College Catalog 2015-2016 
    
College Catalog 2015-2016 ARCHIVED CATALOG

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INTD 170 - Biology of Aging


The course is divided into two components. The biology component of the course will deal with the various theories of cellular aging. We will review the molecular changes due to aging that affect gene expression and protein modification emphasizing changes that lead to some common illnesses among the elderly. The second component of the course will then stress the underlying basis of aging-related research and its impact on society. The course will integrate psychological, sociological and policy perspectives addressing issues such as gender, race, and social environment factors that act together to influence aging.

4 credits



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