Peter Ronner

TitleProfessor
InstitutionThomas Jefferson University
DepartmentBiochem & Molecular Biology
Address233 S. 10th Street
Philadelphia PA 19107
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    Experienced with teaching students of medicine and pharmacy and with coordinating courses for these students.

    Experienced with the following lecture topics: enzymes, thermodynamics and pH; carbohydrate uptake; glycolysis; pyruvate kinase deficiency; fructose intolerance and galactosemia; pentose phosphate shunt and glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency; citric acid cycle; pancreatic hormones; type 1 diabetes; exercise, insulin resistance and obesity; type 2 diabetes; phenylketonuria and maple syrup urine disease; one-carbon metabolism; purine nucleotide metabolism; hyperuricemia and gout; pyrimidines and chemotherapy.

    Experienced with whole-class discussions of problem sets on hypophosphatemia, glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency, debranching enzyme deficiency, insulinoma, hypoalaninemia/insufficient cortisol release of childhood, diabetic ketoacidosis, abetalipoproteinemia, propionyl-CoA carboxylase deficiency, preeclampsia/HELLP syndrome, glucagonoma. Experienced with small group sessions(~12 students) on oncogenes, sickle cell anemia, diabetes, familial hypercholesterolemia, and gene therapy.

    Director of Molecular and Cellular Basis of Medicine course for medical students (the course includes cell biology, cell physiology, molecular biology, genetics, and biochemistry). Writing a textbook on biochemistry focused on clinical relevance and designed for medical students.

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