7.64 Molecular Mechanisms, Pathology and Therapy of Human Neuromuscular Disorders
Investigates the molecular and clinical basis of central nervous system and neuromuscular disorders with particular emphasis on strategies for therapeutic intervention. Considers the in-depth analysis of clinical features, pathological mechanisms, and responses to current therapeutic interventions. Covers neurodegenerative diseases, such as Huntington's disease, Parkinson's disease, Alzheimer's disease, Amyotropic Lateral Schlerosis, Frontal Temporal Dementia, and neuromuscular disorders, such as Myotonic Dystrophy, Facio Scapular Humoral Dystrophy, and Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy.
This class has no prerequisites.
7.64 will not be offered this semester. It will be available in the Spring semester, and will be instructed by D. Housman.
This class counts for a total of 12 credits. This is a graduate-level class.
You can find more information at the Fall 2019 Course 7: Biology site.
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