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Topics in Neurobiology of
Disease

Course Co-Directors: John H. Byrne, Ph.D. & Anne K. Hart, Ph.D.

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Co-Course Directors Contact

Course Co-Directors: John H. Byrne, Ph.D. and Anne K. Hart, Ph.D.
E-mail Address: John.H.Byrne@uth.tmc.edu /Anne.K.Hart@uth.tmc.edu
Office: MSB 7.046 / MSB 7.044
Phone: 713.500.5601 / 832-325-7080

Neuroscience Research Center Contact

Anne K. Hart, Ph.D.
Email: Anne.K.Hart@uth.tmc.edu
Office: MSB 7.262
Phone: 713.500.5538

Course Description

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.

Lecture Time and Location

  • Wednesdays, 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. - University of Texas Medical School Building, Rm. MSB 7.037

Course Requirements

Attendance
Completion of final exam

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