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Introduction to Brain Medicine
Purpose of the study track
This study track is intended for those with a background in neurobiology or informatics interested in learning about the clinical aspects of neuroscience.

Brain medicine refers to the clinical presentation of neurodegenerative, neuropsychiatric, and neuroimmunological disorders, as well as the latest research findings, methods, and therapeutics.

Lectures in this study track
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This lecture will highlight our current understanding and recent developments in the field of neurodegenerative disease research, as well as the…

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2nd part of the lecture. This lecture will highlight our current understanding and recent developments in the field of neurodegenerative disease…

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This lecture focuses on how the immune system can target and attack the nervous system to produce autoimmune responses that may result in diseases…

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Most psychiatric disorders (most notably dependence syndromes, depression, psychosis, and autism) are characterized by impaired social interaction…

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

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

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How genetics can contribute to our understanding of psychiatric phenotypes.

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An overview of some of the essential concepts in neuropharmacology (e.g. receptor binding, agonism, antagonism), an introduction to…

Courses in this study track
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HBP Curriculum: Interdisciplinary Brain Science. Brain medicine for non-specialists

The human mind is a complex system that produces,…