Molecular diagnostic and therapy

A.Y. 2015/2016
6
Max ECTS
48
Overall hours
SSD
BIO/14 MED/26 MED/36
Language
Italian
Learning objectives
The course intends to provide an integrated view of the most recent approaches to diagnose and treat neurological and psychiatric diseases.
Course syllabus and organization

Unique edition

Lesson period
Third trimester
Farmacologia
Syllabus
The synapse as a drug target
Astrocytes and microglia in neurodegenerative and neurological diseases
Pharmacology of Parkinson and Alzheimer diseases
Antiepileptic drugs
Hypnotic and anxiolytic drugs
Antidepressants
Antipsychotics
Pain pharmacology
Addiction
Neurologia
Syllabus
Molecular pathogenesis of SLA
Molecular pathogenesis of SMA
Molecular pathogenesis of mitochondrial encephalo-myopathy
In vivo and in vitro models of genetic neurodegenerative diseases
Diagnostica per immagini
Syllabus
MRI
fMRI
PET/SPECT
Neuronal tracers
Diagnostica per immagini
MED/36 - IMAGING AND RADIOTHERAPY - University credits: 1
Lessons: 8 hours
Professor: Ottobrini Luisa
Farmacologia
BIO/14 - PHARMACOLOGY - University credits: 3
Lessons: 24 hours
Neurologia
MED/26 - NEUROLOGY - University credits: 2
Lessons: 16 hours