Neurobiology of Disease

 


 
 
 
Date: April 5, 2010 (Monday)
Time: 10:30 a.m.
Theme: Neurodegeneration (Alzheimer's, Parkinson's Disease and Aging)
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?
 
Readings:
  1. Recommended viewing: http://www.nia.nih.gov/Alzheimers/HBO
Video: None