Neurobiology of Disease

 


 
 
  Course Outline 2012

NOD Course Spring Term 2012
Location: M1441, Vollum Institute
Tuesday, Thursday, 10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

 
Introduction
 
April 3, 2012 (Tuesday) 10 a.m. One person's perspective on the neurobiology of disease; Clinical info gathering
April 5, 2012 (Thursday) 10 a.m. Clinical Trials
 
Neurodegeneration (Alzheimer's, Parkinson's Disease)
 
April 10, 2012 (Tuesday) 10 a.m. Overview of Alzheimer's and related dementias.
April 12, 2012 (Thursday) 10 a.m. Patient Interview
April 17, 2012 (Tuesday) 10 a.m. The changing face of Alzheimer's disease: From early onset families in Colombia to rethinking the basics.
April 19, 2012 (Thursday) 10 a.m. Patient interview
April 24, 2012 (Tuesday) 10 a.m. Gene therapy: cells and viruses
April 26, 2012 (Thursday) 10 a.m. Posing a critical question: Current state of the amyloid hypothesis.
May 1, 2012 (Tuesday) 10 a.m. Synuclein and PD
 
Mitochondria and Energetics (stroke, peripheral neuropathy)
 
May 3, 2012 (Thursday) 10 a.m. An overview of mitochondrial energetics
May 8, 2012 (Tuesday) 10 a.m. In vivo imaging of cortical circuits, before, during and after ischemia
May 10, 2012 (Thursday) 10 a.m. Overview of Clinical stroke +patient interview
May 15, 2012 (Tuesday) 10 a.m. Mitochondrial dynamics and axon degeneration
May 17, 2012 (Thursday) 10 a.m. Perinatal ischemia
 
Injury and Repair (Multiple Sclerosis)
 
May 22, 2012 (Tuesday) 10 a.m. Clinical Immunology Made Easy and the Clinicopathology of MS
May 24, 2012 (Thursday) 10 a.m. Patient interview
May 29, 2012 (Tuesday) 10 a.m. Axonal injury and repair
May 31, 2012 (Thursday) 10 a.m. Axonal regeneration
 
Clinical Rounds
 
June 1 through June 6, 2012 TBA to meet faculty schedules Clinical Rounds
June 7, 2012 (Thursday) 10 a.m. Review of clinical rounds and course review