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The lymphatic system consists of a network of lymph nodes and vessels (lymphatics) that drain fluids from the tissues and carry them as "lymph" through the body and back to the bloodstream.

Depending on your academic background, the average undergraduate program at Concordia takes three or four years to complete.

This table shows the time required to complete an undergraduate program at Concordia.

The information provided is for reference purposes.

Please refer to the Undergraduate Calendar for official information.

This requires the completion of 30 credits in addition to the regular (90 or 120 credit) degree program. Canadians and Permanent Residents who are 21 years of age or older and who lack the normal pre-university schooling may be considered for admission to the MEP, which requires successful completion of a minimum of 18 additional credits.

Please see Mature Entry for admissions requirements.

In the final proof-of-concept experiment, the researchers used induced pluripotent stem cells taken from a patient with arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy (ARVC), an inherited form of heart disease and a leading cause of sudden death in young adults.

These cells were of special interest because the genetic mutation that causes AVRC leads to symptoms only after the heart cells mature.

This last experiment, Kwon says, proves that researchers can now consistently grow mature cardiomyocytes from patients with specific heart diseases to better study these diseases and identify treatments.

Kwon cautions that clinical use of these lab-grown cells is years away.

Estimates are based on you taking a full course load.