This is a program that focuses on the scientific study of the structure and
functioning of the heart, vascular system, and blood in animals and human beings
and the disorders and diseases associated with the cardiovascular system.
Includes instruction in cardiovascular physiology, blood physiology,
vasculature, vascular metabolism, neural control of cardiovascular function,
microvascular permeability and membrane transport, cardiac contraction
mechanisms, homeostasis, and applications to topics such as arteriosclerosis,
heart disease, diabetes, vascular remodeling, transplantation, transfusion, and
pacemakers and artificial organs.