Experimental and Clinical Neuroendocrinology

2018-2019
Dit vak wordt in het Engels aangeboden. Omschrijvingen kunnen daardoor mogelijk alleen in het Engels worden weergegeven.

Doel vak

The aim of the course is to provide the students not only with a solid
basis in the fundamentals of neuroendocrinology, but also with
knowledge of recent developments and current research in this field of
clinical neurosciences.

Inhoud vak

The course includes an understanding of structure and function of the
hypothalamo- pituitary axis in relation to growth, stress, reproduction
as well as to autonomic- endocrine and immune- endocrine interactions.
Diseases of the hypothalamus and pituitary will be discussed, with
special emphasis on central regulation of growth, puberty,
reproduction, obesity and stress, sexual orientation and gender
identity, taking both an experimental and clinical point of view.

Onderwijsvorm

Lectures 24 hrs (appr)
Outpatient clinics 6 hrs
Research tutorials 10 hrs (appr)

Toetsvorm

Examination
- open questions on each of the subjects and questions from Research
Tutorials

Vereiste voorkennis

BSc Biology, BSc Medical Biology, BA Biological Psychology, BA
Neuropsychology

Literatuur

Kandel ER, Schwartz JH, Jessell TM Principles of Neural Science, 2012,
5th edition, McGraw Hill, ISBN 0071390111. (Ch 47) Selected papers to
be handed out during the course.

Overige informatie

For further information, please contact mw. M. Evers (M.Evers@vumc.nl)

Maximum nr. of participants 25.

Algemene informatie

Vakcode AM_470700
Studiepunten 6 EC
Periode P2
Vakniveau 500
Onderwijstaal Engels
Faculteit Faculteit der Bètawetenschappen
Vakcoördinator dr. C.B. Lambalk
Examinator dr. C.B. Lambalk
Docenten dr. C.B. Lambalk
B.P.C. Kreukels BSc
dr. J. Rotteveel
dr. M.M. van Weissenbruch
prof. dr. M. den Heijer

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