UniCa EDUC Opportunity EDUC Course: NEPSY - Neuroscience, state of the art and future perspectives

EDUC Course: NEPSY - Neuroscience, state of the art and future perspectives

NEuroscience, state of the art and future perspectives: focus on specific Neurological diseases and NeuroPSYchopharmacology – open registrations

Following the success of the international teaching experiences realized within EDUC during the academic year 2020-2021 the Alliance is ready to launch the new courses for 2021-2022.

The first course is NEPSY - NEuroscience, state of the art and future perspectives: focus on specific Neurological diseases and NeuroPSYchopharmacology, starting on September 20. It is open to all students of the 6 EDUC Universities.

The course is coordinated by Prof. Micaela Morelli in collaboration with Prof. Nicola Simola and Prof. Maria Antonietta De Luca, researcher Giulia Costa, Professor Donatella Rita Petretto, and Cristina Cabras.
Together with Cagliari, the University of Paris Nanterre, Pécs, and Masaryk will contribute to a series of lectures held online in English. 

Admission requirements
- have a B1 English level or higher,
- be enrolled in a 1st or 2nd-degree program in Medicine, Biology, or Pharmacy or be a Ph.D. student in the same discipline area.

NEPSY constitutes a unique opportunity for undergraduate students, Ph.D. students, and selected professionals to deepen their neuroscience studies and gain expertise in this field, focusing on specific neurological diseases and neuropsychopharmacology.

The detailed program is the following: 
- Gender Pharmacology and neurology, Micaela Morelli, Cagliari, September, 20th 2021, 2 hours
- Pharmacology of psychoactive drugs, Maria Antonietta De Luca, Cagliari, October, 20th 2021, 2 hours
- Neuropharmacology of drug dependence, Maria Antonietta De Luca, Cagliari, December, 20th 2021, 2 hours
- Experimental Pharmacology, Nicola Simola, Cagliari October, 11th 2021, 2 hours
- Neurotoxicology of psychostimulant drugs, Giulia Costa, Cagliari, November, 4th 2021, 2 hours
- Parkinson’s Disease and Dementia with Lewy Bodies: prodromal stages, diagnostic biomarkers, clinical diagnostic criteria, differential diagnosis, Irena Rektorová Masaryk, November, 2nd 2021, 2 hours
- Translational models of Parkinson’s disease, Jana Rudá, Masaryk, November, 8th 2021, 2 hours
- Alzheimer’s disease stages, diagnostic criteria and ATN classification, other neurodegenerative dementias and treatment approaches, Lenka Kraj?ovi?ová, Masaryk, November, 24th 2021, 2 hours
- Parkinson’s disease: treatment approaches of motor symptoms – early PD and advanced disease including infusion pumps and PD surgery, Norbert Kovacs + Marek Baláž, Pécs/Masaryk, November, 25th 2021, 2 hours
- Parkinson’s disease (PD): non-motor symptoms and their management, Marek Baláž + Norbert Kovacs, Masaryk/Pécs, December, 9th 2021, 2 hours
- Neurodegenerative diseases in animal models, Andrea Tamas, Pécs, October 28th, 2021, 2 hours
- Neuroprotective peptides, Dora Reglodi, Pécs, October 7th, 2021, 2 hours
- Retinal degeneration and examination methods, Tamas Atlas, Pécs, November 18th, 2021 (1:00 p.m.), 2 hours
- Physical basis of MR imaging and fMRI, Giovanni de Marco, Nanterre, January, 5t 2022, 3 hours
- Modeling methods of brain structures, functions and neural networks, Giovanni de Marco, Nanterre, January, 12st 2202, 3 hours
- Presentation of clinical studies (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis) in neuroimaging, Giovanni de Marco, Nanterre, January, 26th 2022, 2 hours

Students willing to attend the course must complete the application form through this link by September 17th, 1:00 p.m.

Admitted participants will receive a mail with all details concerning access to the platform and general information. 

To get the EDUC certificate, students must be enrolled in one of the EDUC universities, attend at least the 60% of lectures and pass the final exam with a minimum score of 70/100.

For additional information concerning the program, please email morelli@unica.it
For any technical issue please contact educ@unica.it

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