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The simulation of the virtual epileptic patient is presented as an example of advanced brain simulation as a translational approach to deliver improved results in clinics. The fundamentals of epilepsy are explained. On this basis, the concept of epilepsy simulation is developed. By using an iPython notebook, the detailed process of this approach is explained step by step. In the end, you are able to perform simple epilepsy simulations your own.

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: 1:28:53
Speaker: : Julie Courtiol

Learn how to simulate seizure events and epilepsy in The Virtual Brain. We will look at the paper: On the Nature of Seizure Dynamics which describes a new local model called the Epileptor, and apply this same model in The Virtual Brain. This is part 1 of 2 in a series explaining how to use the Epileptor. In this part, we focus on setting up the parameters.

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: 4:44
Speaker: : Paul Triebkorn

This lecture covers structured data, databases, federating neuroscience-relevant databases, ontologies. 

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: 1:30:45
Speaker: : Maryann Martone

This lecture provides an overview of depression (epidemiology and course of the disorder), clinical presentation, somatic co-morbidity, and treatment options.

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: 37:51

Part 1 of 2 of a tutorial on statistical models for neural data

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: 1:45:48
Speaker: : Jonathan Pillow

What is the difference between attention and consciousness? This lecture describes the scientific meaning of consciousness, journeys on the search for neural correlates of visual consciousness, and explores the possibility of consciousness in other beings and even non-biological structures.

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: 1:10:01
Speaker: : Christof Koch

A basic introduction to clinical presentation of schizophrenia, its etiology, and current treatment options.

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: 51:49

2nd part of the lecture. Introduction to cell receptors and signalling cascades

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: 41:38

GABAergic interneurons and local inhibition on the circuit level.

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: 16:27
Speaker: : Carl Petersen

Introduction to the types of glial cells, homeostasis (influence of cerebral blood flow and influence on neurons), insulation and protection of axons (myelin sheath; nodes of Ranvier), microglia and reactions of the CNS to injury.

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: 40:32

Introduction to neurons, synaptic transmission, and ion channels.

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: 46:07

Introduction to the origin and differentiation of myelinating cell types, molecular mechanisms defining onset and progression of myelination, demyelination and remyelination after injury.

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: 38:52

This lecture covers: integrating information within a network, modulating and controlling networks, functions and dysfunctions of hippocampal networks, and the integrative network controlling sleep and arousal.

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: 47:05

This lecture focuses on the comprehension of nociception and pain sensation. It highlights how the somatosensory system and different molecular partners are involved in nociception and how nociception and pain sensation are studied in rodents and humans and the development of pain therapy.

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: 28:09
Speaker: : Serena Quarta

This lecture focuses on how the immune system can target and attack the nervous system to produce autoimmune responses that may result in diseases such as multiple sclerosis, neuromyelitis and lupus cerebritis manifested by motor, sensory, and cognitive impairments. Despite the fact that the brain is an immune-privileged site, autoreactive lymphocytes producing proinflammatory cytokines can cause active brain inflammation, leading to myelin and axonal loss.

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: 37:36
Speaker: : Anat Achiron

The ionic basis of the action potential, including the Hodgkin Huxley model. 

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: 28:29
Speaker: : Carl Petersen

Introduction to the course Cellular Mechanisms of Brain Function.

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: 12:20
Speaker: : Carl Petersen

The ionic basis of the action potential, including the Hodgkin Huxley model. 

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: 28:29
Speaker: : Carl Petersen

Introduction to the course Cellular Mechanisms of Brain Function.

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: 12:20
Speaker: : Carl Petersen

Ion channels and the movement of ions across the cell membrane.

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: 28:08
Speaker: : Carl Petersen