Neurobiology of Disease


Date: April 13, 2009 (Friday)
Time: 10:30 a.m.
Theme: Neurodegeneration (ALS and Alzheimer's)
Module: Clinical Demonstration
Session: Patient interview
Instructor: Joe Quinn
Description: Participants will interview and examine a patient with dementia
Study questions:
  1. What were the first symptoms in this patient and to which cortical region would you attribute the symptoms?
  2. What additional cortical functions/regions have been affected?
  3. How might one make a diagnosis of Alzheimer's prior to the clinical appearance of dementia?