Gonadal Sex Steroids

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  • Skill Levelintermediate
  • Lectures1 Video
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Key concepts covered include:

By the end of this course, you will be able to understand:

  • Role of gonadal steroids in skeletal growth and homeostasis
  • Biosynthesis of gonadal steroids
  • Receptors on which sex steroids act
  • Signaling pathways of action
  • Biologic effect on different cell types
  • Relation between gonadal steroid deficiency and aging on bone
  • Sex steroid deficiency and osteoporosis
  • Role of natural and synthetic estrogens in the treatment of osteoporosis

What you'll learn

The course on gonadal sex steroids is aimed at postgraduate students who are the chief target audience. This course is a part of the series- Bone Mineral Metabolism. read more »»

This talks about the role of gonadal steroids in skeletal growth and homeostasis, their Biosynthesis. It also focuses on understanding the receptors on which sex steroids act, Signalling pathways of action. Sex steroids are vitally involved in the control of skeletal growth. Adult levels of sex steroids are required for a pubertal growth spurt (velocity) to occur in both males and females. This course also covers the biological effects of different cell types, the relation between gonadal steroid deficiency and aging on bone.

Who Should Attend:
General practitioners
Primary care physicians
Undergraduate medical students (Interns)
Postgraduate students in medicine
Nurses
Life science graduates

Instructor

Dr. Vishwanath Mahadevuni

“Orthopedic Surgeon
Assistant Professor, Mamata Academy of Medical Sciences, Hyderabad, India”


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Dr. Vishwanath is a distinguished orthopedic doctor in Hyderabad with over 3 years of experience as a trusted orthopedic surgeon and 1-year experience in joint replacement. Born and brought up in Hyderabad Dr. Vishwanath did his MBBS from Mamata medical college, Khammam, M.S.Orthopedics from Osmania Medical College, Fellowship in Joint replacement from sunshine Hospital. He has also had a stint as the Assistant professor of orthopedic surgery at Mamata Academy of Medical Sciences, Hyderabad, and the Outpatient clinics at Hope orthopedic clinic, Hyderabad. His primary procedural focus lies in Total Hip Replacements, Total knee Replacement, and Orthopedic trauma.

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Instructor

Dr. Vishwanath Mahadevuni

“Orthopedic Surgeon
Assistant Professor, Mamata Academy of Medical Sciences, Hyderabad, India”


4/5

Dr. Vishwanath is a distinguished orthopedic doctor in Hyderabad with over 3 years of experience as a trusted orthopedic surgeon and 1-year experience in joint replacement. Born and brought up in Hyderabad Dr. Vishwanath did his MBBS from Mamata medical college, Khammam, M.S.Orthopedics from Osmania Medical College, Fellowship in Joint replacement from sunshine Hospital. He has also had a stint as the Assistant professor of orthopedic surgery at Mamata Academy of Medical Sciences, Hyderabad, and the Outpatient clinics at Hope orthopedic clinic, Hyderabad. His primary procedural focus lies in Total Hip Replacements, Total knee Replacement, and Orthopedic trauma.

For: intermediates

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Last Updated 11/2021

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