About this education
The course gives in depth knowledge of the cellular and molecular mechanisms involved in neuronal survival. Differentiation of nerve cells, growth factors and their receptor mechanisms as well as gene regulation in the nervous system are discussed. Lectures on neuroimmunology and the molecular mechanisms of neurodegeneration and apoptosis, and interactions between nerve cells and glia cells are included. The course comprises lectures in parallel with laboratory exercises and a 4 credits project work.
For more information: Anna-Lena Ström, Director of Studies