This lecture covers an introduction to connectomics, and image processing tools for the study of connectomics.
This lecture gives an introduction to simulation, models, and the neural simulation tool NEST.
This lecture covers an Introduction to neuron anatomy and signaling, and different types of models, including the Hodgkin-Huxley model.
This lecture covers acquisition techniques, the physics of MRI, diffusion imaging, prediction using fMRI.
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.
This lecture provides an overview of depression (epidemiology and course of the disorder), clinical presentation, somatic co-morbidity, and treatment options.
2nd part of the lecture. Introduction to cell receptors and signalling cascades
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.
Introduction to the principal of anatomical organization of neural systems in the human brain and spinal cord that mediate sensation, integrate signals, and motivate behavior.
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.
Forms of plasticity on many levels - short-term, long-term, metaplasticity, structural plasticity. With examples related to modelling of biochemical networks.
[NB: The sound uptake is a bit noisy the first few minutes, but gets better from about 5 mins in]
Introduction to modelling of chemical computation in the brain
Conference presentation on computationally demanding studies of synaptic plasticity on the molecular level
Part 1 of 2 of a tutorial on statistical models for neural data
Part 2 of 2 of a tutorial on statistical models for neural data.
Introduction to the course Cellular Mechanisms of Brain Function.