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NENS 67N Intracellular Trafficking and Neurodegeneration
Preference to freshmen. Cell structures and functions, the intracellular trafficking system that maintains exchanges of materials and information inside cells, and clinical features and pathologies of neurodegenerative diseases. Techniques for examining cellular and subcellular structures, especially cytoskeletons; functional insights generated from structural explorations. Prerequisite: high scho.... More Description for NENS 67N
Terms: 2015-2016 Winter 2015-2016 Summer | Units: 3 | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit
Instructors: Yang, Y. (PI)
NENS 199 Undergraduate Research
Students undertake research sponsored by an individual faculty member. Prerequisite: consent of instructor.
Terms: 2015-2016 Autumn 2015-2016 Winter 2015-2016 Spring | Units: 1-18 | Repeatable for credit | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit
Instructors: Yang, Y. (PI), Olivot, J.....More Instructors for NENS 199
NENS 202 Longevity (HUMBIO 149L, PSYCH 102)
Interdisciplinary. Challenges to and solutions for the young from increased human life expectancy: health care, financial markets, families, work, and politics. Guest lectures from engineers, economists, geneticists, and physiologists.
Terms: 2015-2016 Winter | Units: 4 | Grading: Medical Option (Med-Ltr-CR/NC)
Instructors: Carstensen, L. (PI)
NENS 204 Stroke Seminar
Standing at the intersection of many fields of medicine, including neurology, internal medicine, cerebrovascualr surgery, diagnostic and interventional radiology, and emergency medicine, as the third leading cause of death and the leading cause of disability, stroke is a critical topic for all practitioners of medicine. This seminar draws upon Stanford's leaders in stroke research to present and d.... More Description for NENS 204
Terms: 2015-2016 Winter 2015-2016 Spring | Units: 1 | Repeatable for credit | Grading: Medical Satisfactory/No Credit
Instructors: Lansberg, M. (PI)
NENS 205 Neurobiology of Disease Seminar
Case demonstrations of selected disorders, discussion of the pathophysiological basis of the disorder, presentation of the basic principles underlying modern diagnostic and therapeutic management, and a discussion of recent research advances for each disease entity. Prerequisite: Neurobiology 206 or consent of instructor.
Instructors: Lansberg, M. (PI)
NENS 206 Introduction to Neurology Seminar
Exploration of aspects of neurology, including subspecialties. Current issues, clinical cases, and opportunities in the field.
Terms: 2015-2016 Autumn | Units: 1 | Repeatable for credit | Grading: Medical Satisfactory/No Credit
Instructors: Nguyen, V. (PI)
NENS 207 Neuroscience Core Curriculum: Translational Neuroscience (NEPR 214)
Emphasis on basic and preclinical research in selected categories of neurological disease, and understanding how these discoveries are being translated into therapies. Readings include primary scientific literature in mechanisms of disease and translational approaches and selected current reviews. Enrollment limited to 20 students. For first year Neuroscience graduate students, open to other gradu.... More Description for NENS 207
Terms: 2015-2016 Spring | Units: 1 | Grading: Medical Option (Med-Ltr-CR/NC)
NENS 220 Computational Neuroscience
Computational approaches to neuroscience applied at levels ranging from neurons to networks. Addresses two central questions of neural computation: How do neurons compute; and how do networks of neurons encode/decode and store information? Focus is on biophysical (Hodgkin-Huxley) models of neurons and circuits, with emphasis on application of commonly available modeling tools (NEURON, MATLAB) to i.... More Description for NENS 220
Terms: 2015-2016 Spring | Units: 4 | Grading: Medical Option (Med-Ltr-CR/NC)
Instructors: Huguenard, J. (PI)
NENS 230 Analysis Techniques for the Biosciences Using MATLAB
Data analysis and visualization techniques commonly encountered in biosciences research. Fundamentals of the MATLAB computing environment, programming and debugging, data import/export, data structures, plotting, image analysis, introduction to statistical tools. Examples and assignments draw from a range of topics applicable to bioscience research: frequency analysis, genetic data mining, ion cha.... More Description for NENS 230
Terms: 2015-2016 Autumn | Units: 2 | Grading: Medical Satisfactory/No Credit
NENS 267 Molecular Mechanisms of Neurodegenerative Disease (BIO 267, GENE 267)
The epidemic of neurodegenerative disorders such as Alzheimer's and Parkinson's disease occasioned by an aging human population. Genetic, molecular, and cellular mechanisms. Clinical aspects through case presentations.
Terms: 2015-2016 Winter | Units: 4 | Grading: Medical Option (Med-Ltr-CR/NC)
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