Course Co-Directors: John H. Byrne, Ph.D. & Anne K. Hart, Ph.D.
Anne K. Hart, Ph.D.
Office: MSB 7.262
This course is an integrated approach to neurological diseases, which includes background information as well the diagnosis, the treatment, and the biological mechanisms of the diseases under study. The topic for Fall 2013 is “Progress and Challenges in Understanding Brain Disorders”. This course will explore grand challenges in understanding the underlying mechanisms and future treatments of a variety of neurological diseases and disorders including: tumors, developmental and mood disorders, Alzheimer’s disease, addiction, epilepsy, movement disorders, spinal cord and traumatic brain injury, and vascular diseases and stroke. In addition, diagnostic and therapeutic methods including neurological imaging and stem cell therapies will also be discussed.
This course is open to graduate students, medical students, residents and postdoctoral fellows.
Completion of final exam