Who is this class for: Anyone who is concerned about the growing global epidemic of chronic non-communicable diseases in developed and developing countries can participate in this course. This includes health professionals, policy makers, scientists, lawyers and any member of the general public interested in learning about the complex system of interactions between our basic biology and genetic inheritance, and our rapidly changing environment, that all contribute to the increasing incidence of non-communicable diseases.

Created by:  The University of Sydney

  • Stephen Simpson

    Taught by:  Stephen Simpson, Academic Director and Professor, School of Life and Environmental Sciences

    Charles Perkins Centre
How To PassPass all graded assignments to complete the course.
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The University of Sydney
The University of Sydney is one of the world’s leading comprehensive research and teaching universities, consistently ranked in the top 1 percent of universities in the world. In 2015, we were ranked 45 in the QS World University Rankings, and 100 percent of our research was rated at above, or well above, world standard in the Excellence in Research for Australia report.
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Rated 4.1 out of 5 of 7 ratings

Very interesting and educational course. I would recommend it to anyone interested in chronic diseases or anyone who wants to live a healthy life.

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