9.24 Disorders and Diseases of the Nervous System


Class Info

Topics examined include regional functional anatomy of the CNS; brain systems and circuits; neurodevelopmental disorders including autism; neuropsychiatric disorders such as schizophrenia; neurodegenerative diseases such as Parkinson's and Alzheimer's; autoimmune disorders such as multiple sclerosis; gliomas. Emphasis on diseases for which a molecular mechanism is understood. Diagnostic criteria, clinical and pathological findings, genetics, model systems, pathophysiology, and treatment are discussed for individual disorders and diseases.

This class has 9.00, 9.01, and 9.09 as prerequisites.

9.24 will not be offered this semester. It will be available in the Spring semester, and will be instructed by M. Sur.

Lecture occurs 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM on Fridays in 46-3310.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits.

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