Neurobiology of Disease

 


 
 
 
Date: May 5, 2008 (Monday)
Time: 10 a.m.
Theme: Ischemia and stroke
Module: Overview
Session: The spectrum of stroke and brain ischemia
Instructor: Simon
Description: The effects of ischemia on the nervous system can be diffuse (global) as following cardiac arrest, or more focal as in thrombotic or embolic stroke. Dr. Simon will present an overview of the clinical manifestations of ischemia.
 
Readings:
  1. van der Worp HB and van Gijn J (2007). Acute ischemic stroke. New Engl J Med 357,572-579.
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  2. Xiong et al. (2004). Neuroprotection in ischemia: blocking calcium-permeable acid-sensing channels. Cell 118, 687-698.
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Video:
  1. 050508 NEUS 626: http://media.ohsu.edu/ramgen/sch/ogi/neus/626-050508.rm