Neurobiology of Disease

 


 
 
 
Date: April 12, 2012 (Thursday)
Time: 10 a.m.
Theme: Neurodegeneration (Alzheimer's, Parkinson's disease)
Module: Clinical Demonstration
Session: Patient Interview
Instructor: Joe Quinn, Associate Professor, Neurology, OHSU
Objectives: Participants will interview and examine a patient with dementia.
Study questions:
  1. What were the first symptoms in the patient interviewed 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