UT Dallas 2014 Graduate Catalog

HCS7318 - Healthy Aging and Neuropathology

HCS 7318 Healthy Aging and Neuropathology (3 semester credit hours) This class focuses on understanding how normal age-related deterioration occurs and how healthy aging can transition to the progression to Alzheimer's disease and other cognitive disorders. The course focuses on specific topics each week with an emphasis on understanding how apparently healthy adults maintain function in the face of neuropathology, and what are the catalysts for a transition to pathology. Prerequisites: BBSC majors only and department consent required. (3-0) Y