T/R 10:30am to noon; 2nd half of Spring 2009
Module OverviewA bench-to-bedside presentation of the mechanisms, methodologies, clinical applications, and future directions for restoring function of the acutely damaged nervous system.
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
|Gene Therapy in the CNS||John Wolfe, PhD||Mar 24||Video/Slides|
|TBI is a progressive neurodegenerative condition||Douglas Smith, PhD||Mar 31||Video/Slides|
|Stem Cells||Deborah Watson, PhD||Apr 7||Video/Slides|
|How does a broken PNS mend itself?||Toby Ferguson, MD, PhD||Apr 14||Video/Slides|
|Adult Neurogenesis||Doug Coulter||Apr 21||Video/Slides|