CODE 57757 ACADEMIC YEAR 2023/2024 CREDITS 2 cfu anno 1 8747 (LM-67) - GENOVA SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR BIO/09 LANGUAGE Italian TEACHING LOCATION GENOVA SEMESTER 1° Semester MODULES Questo insegnamento è un modulo di: PHYSIOPATHOLOGY OF AGING TEACHING MATERIALS AULAWEB OVERVIEW The course aims to provide specific knowledge on the physiological mechanisms that are the basis of the changes affecting the elderly. AIMS AND CONTENT LEARNING OUTCOMES To deepen the knowledge of the physiological processes of aging, propedeutic moment to the analysis of problems related to senescence, in particular the knowledge about muscle, endocrine, and homeostasis metabolism, with particular reference to adaptive aspects in different physiological conditions. AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES Provide students the opportunity to develop knowledge of physiological causes and mechanisms that are the basis of senescence in the healthy individual. TEACHING METHODS Frontal lectures with power point presentations SYLLABUS/CONTENT Functional modifications in musculoskeletal, respiratory, cardiovascular, gastrointestinal, endocrine and nervous systems. In particular, regarding the nervous system: neuronal alterations, neurotransmitters, plasticity, memory, sleep, somatic sensitivity, cognitive function, somatic motor functions and vegetative, specific sense organs. RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY Biblography: Invecchiamento e longevita'. V. Marigliano. Casa scientifica editrice internazionale. L'invecchiamento: biologia, fisiologia e strategie anti-aging. G.N. Bisciotti. Calzetti e Marinucci Editore. Texts: Pdf of the lessons. TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD ANNA FASSIO Ricevimento: By appointment by email: firstname.lastname@example.org Exam Board AMBRA BISIO (President) FIAMMETTA MONACELLI (President) SUSANNA PENCO (President) GABRIELLA PIETRA (President) PIERO RUGGERI (President) ANNA FASSIO (President and Coordinator of Integrated Course) LESSONS LESSONS START October Class schedule L'orario di tutti gli insegnamenti è consultabile all'indirizzo EasyAcademy. EXAMS EXAM DESCRIPTION Oral Examination ASSESSMENT METHODS The student must demonstrate that he has gained sufficient knowledge about the physiology of aging of the nervous system and of the systems.