Academic Calendar - 2024

Western University Academic Calendar. - 2024
Western Main Campus

Physiology and Pharmacology 4750A/B


Students will investigate the neurobiology of aging. Topics include causes of brain aging; comparing pathological versus normal brain aging; reviewing current models of origins and progression of diseases like Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s; examining translational work in non-human models; and discuss the future of biomarkers and treatments for age related diseases.

Prerequisite(s): (Either Physiology 3120 or Pharmacology 3620, and one of Physiology 3140A or Biology 3316A/B) or (Neuroscience 2000 and Physiology 3140A and registration in Year 4 of an Honours Specialization in Neuroscience).

Extra Information: 2 lecture hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
Breadth: CATEGORY C i  
Subject Code: PHYSPHRM

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