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BMSM 5150 Principles of Neuroscience ()


Credits: 5

Course Description:

This course will describe and relate neuroanatomical structures and their functional characteristics to the most common diseases of the nervous system. Particular attention is paid to the integration of neuroanatomy, neurophysiology, etiology, epidemiology and principle of treatment as pertinent for nervous system diseases. The goal is to understand neuroscientific basis of neurological diseases (central / peripheral nervous systems and skeletal muscle). This course runs for approximately 8 weeks.

Prerequisites: BMSM 5110, BMSM 5120, BMSM 5145. Limited to Accelerated Master’s students only.

Lectures and small group activities. Letter-graded.