Good Brain, Bad Brain: Parkinson's Disease

FutureLearn Good Brain, Bad Brain: Parkinson's Disease

Platform
University of Birmingham via FutureLearn
Provider
University of Birmingham
Effort
3 hours/week
Length
3 weeks
Language
English
Credentials
Paid Certificate Available
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Overview
Understand Parkinson’s Disease
This online course is aimed at anyone who wants to find out the fundamentals of Parkinson’s disease. We will look at how Parkinson’s disease affects people; what causes it; what we can do to try to ameliorate the symptoms of Parkinson’s; and what we don’t yet know about it.

The course is aimed at anyone who wants to find out the fundamentals of Parkinson’s disease.

You will need to have a basic knowledge of what the brain is made of, how these component cellular parts are organised and the principles of how these cells function normally. It will be suitable if you have taken the Good Brain, Bad Brain: Basics course or who studied neuroscience in the early years of an undergraduate degree.

What topics will you cover?
  • Neurobiology of movement
  • Pathology of Parkinson’s disease
  • Symptoms of Parkinson’s disease
  • Treatments for Parkinson’s disease
  • Current research for Parkinson’s disease

Taught by
Alison Cooper
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FutureLearn
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