BEHN 638 - Development and Aging in Health and Disease

Credit Hours: 1.5
Course Director: J. Raber
Next offered: Spring 2017

Students who complete this core course will have a basic understanding of key pathways involved in development and aging, under physiological and pathological conditions, including adolescence and puberty. This understanding will include knowledge of the pathways involved in neuronal development and repair in the context of age-related changes and environmental challenges. Students will also become familiar with comparative aging across distinct species, neuroendocrine function, and pertinent animals models.