By 2050, as our population ages, 15 million Americans will suffer from Alzheimer's disease– triple today's number. Researchers at San Francisco's Gladstone Institutes have found that a gene may hold the key to a cure.
Lesson is part of a large Nervous System Unit contains 12 periods of 55 minute classes. Topics in the unit are: describe the structure of the brain, spinal cord and nerves; analyze the function of the nervous system; analyze characteristics and treatments of common nervous system disorders, and analyze the anatomy and physiology of the nervous system.
A list of student-submitted discussion questions for Nervous System Disorders.
Covers stem cells and some of their medical uses through the example of Parkinson’s disease and neurology.
Looks at Alzheimer’s disease as a way to study modern molecular techniques applied to medicine. Covers human biology and cell functions.
These flashcards help you study important terms and vocabulary from Nervous System Disorders.