Neuroscience

Nabeel Kouka, MD, DO, MBA

 

 

I.          INTRODUCTION TO NEUROSCIENCE

*   The Nervous System (NS)

*   Peripheral Nervous System (PNS)        

*   The Automatic Nervous System

*   Sympathetic Nervous System

*   Central Nervous System (CNS)

*   Functional Divisions of the Brain

*   Cranial Nerves

*   Cranial Nerve Nuclei

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II.        NEURO-EMBRYOLOGY

*   Development of Neural Tube

*   Gross Brain Development

*   Spinal Cord Development

*   Brainstem / Cerebellum Development

*   Cellular Events in Development

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III.      NEURO-HISTOLOGY

*   Neuron

*   Axonal Transport

*   Types / Classifications of Neurons

*   Neuroglia (Neuroglial Cells)

*   Myelin

*   Histology of Selective CNS Parts

-   Layers of the Retina

-   Cerebellum Layers

*   Dorsal Root Ganglion

*   Blood Brain Barrier (BBB)

*   Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF)

*   Brain Meninges

*   Ventricular System

*   Blood supply of the CNS

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IV.       THE SPINAL CORD

*   Blood Supply

*   Internal Structure

*   Principles of Cord Organization

*   Lamina of Rexed

*   Funiculi of Spinal Cord

*   Sensory (Ascending) Tracts

*   Posterior Column-Medial Lemniscal Pathway

*   Spinothalamic Tract

*   Spinocerebellar Tracts

*   Descending (Motor) Tracts

*   Corticospinal Tract

*   Pyramidal Motor System

*   Upper Motor-Neuron Lesions

*   Lower (alpha-Motor) Neuron Lesions

*   Brown-Sequard Syndrome

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V.        THE BRAIN (CEREBRUM)

*   The Medulla

*   The Pons

*   The Midbrain

*   The Diencephalon and Basal Ganglia

*   The Limbic System

*   The Hypothalamus

*   Cerebral Cortex

*   Higher Cortical Function

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VI.      MOTOR SYSTEM

*   Categories of Descending Systems

*   General Properties of Descending Systems

*   The Motor (Pre-Central) Cortex

*   Secondary Cortical Motor Areas

*   Eye Movements and Vestibular System

*   The Cerebellum and Basal Ganglia

*   Parkinsonís Disease

*   Huntingtonís Chorea

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VII.     SENSORY SYSTEM

*   Somatic Sensation

*   Fiber Diameter and Modality Specificity

*   Specialized Nerve Endings

*   Pain

*   Vision

*   Hearing

*   Taste and Smell

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Last Updated August 1, 2009

 

 

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