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NEUR 3501 [0.5 credit] Neurodegeneration and Aging

Perspectives on aging and neurodegeneration from psychosocial and neuroscience points of view. How factors including TBI, stroke and alcohol make the brain vulnerable and contribute to neurodegeneration. Clinical overview of Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, Huntington’s and ALS and the underlying pathology that differentiates these diseases.
Prerequisite(s): NEUR 2200 or both NEUR 2201 and NEUR 2202.
Lectures three hours a week.