For students attending the course Pathology (3hp) course code 1B1047

Initially, the theory behind tumor pathology and various basic pathological concepts, such as cell damage, cell death and wound healing, are presented. The emphasis in the course is on understanding the histopathological appearance of different organ systems and the connection to their functions.


Course information

After completing the course, the student should be able to:

Regarding knowledge and understanding

describe the causes and effects of different types of cellular adaptations and cell death, and histologically recognize them, explain the mechanisms behind tissue repair and regeneration, explain the basics behind carcinogenesis, tumor progression and tumor morphology, select appropriate molecular analysis methods for different pathological cases

Regarding skill and ability

describe and identify pathological tissues and their cells in histological tissue sections, independently evaluate results from an experimental tissue analysis project.

Welcome information

We hope that you will enjoy this course and that you will find it instructive and rewarding. All the information you need you will find on the course pages in Canvas, which you can access in connection with the start of the course (and you have registered in Ladok).


Course evaluation and course analysis


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Sara Windahl

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