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BMSM 1410 Neural Science (Fall and Spring)


Dr. Velisek and Staff

Credits: 7

Course Description:

Fine structure and gross anatomy of the nervous system, including pathways, are emphasized together with the fundamentals of membrane physiology, neuropharmacology and experimental evidence elucidating conduction of nervous impulses. Reflex activity and integration of function by the central nervous system are dealt with on a theoretical basis and from a clinical point of view.

Prerequisites: Open to Ph.D. students only.

Lectures and conferences: 100 hours, laboratory demonstrations and clinical sessions: 100 hours. Letter-graded.