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NEURO410 - Neurobiology of Aging and Neurodegenerative Disorders

Designed to provide senior undergraduate students in the Neuroscience program a comprehensive overview of the neurobiology of normal aging and neurodegenerative disorders. Both clinical and basic science aspects of major neurodegenerative disorders such as Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease, Huntington disease, Prion disease and Motor neuron disease (ALS) will be covered. Video presentations of patients with neurodegenerative disorders will be presented to add clinical and psychological dimensions. Additionally, recent papers reporting new developments in each of the above disorders will be discussed. Invited lectures will be given by national/international experts on aspects of neurodegenerative disorders to amplify topics covered in the course. Prerequisites: PMCOL 371 or consent of instructor. Credit may be obtained for either NEURO 410 or 510 but not both.

Winter Term 2019

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Winter Term 2019 - LEC B1 (84052)

TR 09:30:00 - 10:50:00 (ECHA 1 490)
Instructor: skar@ualberta.ca - Profile

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