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GS14 1021   Topics in the Neurobiology of Disease

Byrne, John, Coordinator. One semester hour. Fall annually.

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, 2012, is “Disorders of Learning and Memory”. This course will explore 1) the basic cellular mechanisms of learning and memory, and 2) memory deficits associated with Alzheimer’s disease, Traumatic Brain Injury, Schizophrenia, Parkinsonism, and developmental disorders such as Autism and ADHD. 

This course is open to graduate students, medical students, residents and postdoctoral fellows.