Neurobiology of Disease


Date: April 4, 2008 (Friday)
Time: 2 p.m.
Theme: Neurodegenerative disease
Module: Overview
Session: Investigating neurodegenerative diseases
Instructor: Quinn
Description: This session is the first of 7 sessions in the neurodegenerative disease theme. This year the clinical focus will be Huntington's disease. This first session will overview the spectrum of neurodegenerative diseases, addressing issues such as the similarities and differences in the disorders; proposed hypotheses and underlying biological mechanisms; the advantages provided by familial disorders; and the promise and limits of strategies currently used to investigate mechanisms and therapies.
  1. Hardy and Hardy (1998). Genetic classification of primary neurodegenerative disease. Science 282, 1075-1079.
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  2. Neurodegenerative disease
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