Learning outcomes of the course unit
Student have to know : main indications and limits of genetic PD; the most important clinical chromosomal aberrations in PD; the diagnostic potential of molecular genetic for mendelian diseases in PD; basic elements of genetic counselling.
Biology and human genetics.
Course contents summary
Prenatal Diagnosis: Procedures and limits Main congenital malformation and diagnostic tools. Classical and molecular cytogenetics for chromosomal aberrations. Mosaicisms in PD. Mendelian diseases and genetic testing in PD. Genetic counselling.
Genetica in Medicina- Thompson & Thompson, Idelson Gnocchi, ed