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Biological Basis of Psychiatric and Neurological Disorders

NRSC 7614 - Spring 2016

Department of Psychiatry and Neuroscience Program

Jason Tregellas, PhD, Course Director

Course Schedule, updated 4/5/2016​​​​​​​​​​

Reading Materials

The suggested reading materials below are an educational resource for UCD faculty and students taking NRSC 7614. 

Viral Pathogenesis, by David Beckham, MD

         Cho et al., 2013​ ​

Parkinson's Disease, by John Sladek, PhD

         Kakkar and Dahiya, 2015

         Valadas et al., 2015​

Multiple Sclerosis, by Timothy Vollmer, MD

         Aspelund et al., 2015

         Galea et al, 2006


         Stern et al., 2015

Prion Disease, by Patrick Bosque, MD

         Goedert, 2015

White Matter Disorders, by Bruce Appel, PhD

         Roussos and Haroutunian, 2014​​

Substance Abuse, by Joseph Sakai, MD

         Volkow et al., 2016​​

Down Syndrome, by Katheleen Gardiner, PhD

         Gardiner, 2014​

Autism, by Susan Hepburn, PhD

         Geschwind and Levitt, 2007​​

Intellectual Disability, by Tamim Shaikh, PhD

         Vissers et al., 2015​​

Childhood Psychosis, by Randy Ross, MD

         Freedman and Ross, 2015​​​

Depression, by Chris Schneck, MD

         Nestler et al., 2002

Bipolar Disorder, by Chris Schneck, MD

         Maletic et al., 2014​

Student Talks

Adrenoleukodystrophy (ALD) - Cartier et al., 2009​