BIOL-370 Neurodisorders
Fall for 2017-2018
Some of the most intractable and devastating clinical conditions involve the disordered nervous system. These include emotional disorders, such as depression, schizophrenia, behavioral disorders, such as autism and Asperger’s syndrome, and degenerative neurological disorders, such as Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s. Neurodisorders will assess what is known of the neurobiology underlying these conditions and the current pharmacotherapy for them. This upper level course will include independent reading of current literature followed by in class discussions and a term paper that explores a single neurodisorder in depth. Neurobiology is required or entry by permission of instructor.
Credits: 3
Prerequisites: BIOL-195
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