BEHAVIORAL NEUROIMMUNOLOGY

NEUROSCI373.01

An exploration of the interactions among the nervous, immune, and endocrine systems, and their consequences for neural function and behavior, using examples from both the human and animal literatures. Topics include the role of the immune system in cognition and emotions, neuroendocrine-immune interactions during stress, and the effects of stress on health and disease. The potential role of infections in the etiology of psychopathology (autism, schizophrenia) and neurodegenerative conditions (Parkinson's, Alzheimer's) will also be discussed. Recommended Instructor: Bilbo

Day / Time: 

WF 10:05AM-11:20AM

Location: 

Perkins 071

Instructor: 

Bilbo, Staci

Section: 

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