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The Structure and Operation of the Human Brain

Here is some old material from the course "Structure and operation of the human brain" held by Risto Ilmoniemi at Helsinki University of Technology.

Lectures 2001 (In Finnish)

Membrane mechanisms: Channels and pumps

  • The potassium channel
  • Ion pump mechanism

    Neurological diseases

    About each disease, you should know at least:
    1) How does the disease affect the patient (Symptoms)?
    2) What may cause the disease (Etiology)?
    3) What kind of treatments are available (Treatment)?

  • Alzheimer's Disease (AD)
  • Movement Disorders (Parkinson's disease etc.)
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Epilepsy
  • Cerebral Palsy (CP)
  • ALS

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