Neurobiology of Disease

 


 
 
 
Date: May 10, 2012 (Thursday)
Time: 10 a.m.
Theme: Mitochondria and Energetics (stroke, peripheral neuropathy)
Module: Clinical demonstration
Session: Overview of Clinical stroke +patient interview
Instructor: Helmi Lutsep, Professor, Neurology, OHSU
Objectives: This session will provide an overview of the clinical features of stroke and interview a patient.
Study questions:
  1. What are the major types of 'stroke'?
  2. What is the rationale for 'neuroprotective' treatments?
  3. What the idea of 'preconditioning'?
 
Readings:
  1. vanderWorp et al., NEJM 357, 572-579, 2007
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  2. Koch et al. Stroke online Mar29, 2012 pp1-3
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  3. (optional but recommended)
    http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2008/04/14/health/healthguide/TE_STROKE_CLIPS.html