Teaching for students in Human Medicine
Human genetics has become an indispensable aspect of day-to-day medical care and forms an important link between clinical practice and fundamental topics in biology and natural sciences. It involves the study of the mechanisms and principles by which genetic information influences health and illness in humans. At the center is a specific pathological mechanism. In medicine, human genetics serves the following key functions: Diagnosis of genetic disorders, genetic counselling, interdisciplinary care of people with genetic diseases, basic genetic research.
The Institute of Human Genetics is involved in teaching the following teaching events: