PNB 4400

PNB 4400, PNB 5396 – Biology of nervous system diseases

Instructors Akiko Nishiyama and Randall Walikonis

Three credits. Prerequisites: PNB 2274 or PNB 3251; and one of MCB 2000, 2210, 2410, or 3010; or consent of instructor.

Application of basic biological principles of genetics, molecular and cell biology, and physiology toward an interdisciplinary understanding of the mechanisms of disease and repair processes in the nervous system. Topics include established concepts and areas of current research on chronic neurodegenerative, synaptic, and demyelinating disorders; acute trauma and cerebrovascular disorders; and plasticity and repair.