Brandeis University

    NBIO 146A: Neurobiology of Human Disease

    Instructor: Alison Philbrook
    Prerequisites: Students must have taken BIOL 14 and BIOL 15 AND have taken had a course at the level of NBIO 140, BIOL 100, BIOL 103 or join the class with instructor permission.
    Course Description: <b>This course will be a traditional on-campus course in Summer 2022</b><br> This lecture- and discussion- based course will explore the biological basis of several neurological and neuropsychiatric conditions including autism, bipolar disorder, Alzheimer’s disease, and schizophrenia, among others. Students will learn to read, analyze and communicate about studies from the primary scientific literature. It will include discussions of recent research concerning the mechanisms of disease, as well as a brief overview of medical diagnostic tools and techniques. This course aims to broaden student understanding of the molecular, cellular, and circuit level mechanisms underlying neurological disorders, and will also address health inequities in disease occurrence, diagnosis, and treatment.
    Session: Session II
    Day: T, W, Th
    Time: 2:00pm - 4:30pm
    Credit Hours: 4 Credits
    Course Format: On-Campus Course for Summer 2022
    Brandeis Graduation Requirement Fulfilled: SN
    Enrollment Limit: 20 students
    Course Classification: Undergraduate Level Course
    Course Tuition: $3,290
    Course Fees: None
    Open to High School Students: No