Medical Biochemistry is the study of chemical reactions and combinations which
take place in biological processes. Under this programme, students are instilled with
the qualities to handle technical equipment, conduct study and draw statistical
evidence. The Medical Biochemist is a specialist in laboratory medicine and trained
in the operation and management of clinical biochemistry.
As the programme progresses, optional course units included in the coursework may show aspirants how biochemistry allows us to understand and treat diseases. Subject areas include cell cycle control, molecular biology of cancer, and genetic diseases. Final assessments are made based on their performances. This programme is streamlined for biochemists considering a career in research into the biochemical basis of disease and therapeutic medicine.
The objective of the course is to enable student