T/R 10:30-noon; 1st half of Spring 2009
Module OverviewA bench-to-bedside presentation of the molecular mechanisms of acute nervous system injury, therapeutic strategies for intervention, and clinical applications of neuroprotection.
Module GoalsMost sessions will discuss: a) mechanisms of injury; b) targets for therapy and past clinical trials; c) development of future treatments via new clinical trials.
Assigned ReadingsPapers from the primary literature will be assigned weekly and be presented by teams of students during the Friday course sessions. There will be no lecture on these days. Students will read the background readings and generate questions to be used during the in-class discussion. <
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Lectures - Spring 2009
|Cell death pathways||Siman||Jan 20||Video/Slides|
|Ca-activated Proteases||Neumar||Jan 27||Video/Slides|
|Oxidative Stress||Ischiropolous||Feb 3||Video/Slides|
|Endogenous protection||Welsh||Feb 24||Video/Slides|
|Pharmacological Protection||Greenberg||Mar 3||Video/Slides|