Attendees can join the course either In person(London) or Online(MS Teams).
The course has been designed for people working in imaging but with no neuroanatomical background. It will introduce participants to the basic principles of the anatomy, the function of the nervous system, the major anatomical constituents and parts of the brain. Professor Alexander Hammers has been running the course since 2015 using a combination of live and interactive sessions.
What does this course cover?
The basics: (Re)sources; Definitions; Finding your way; Surroundings; Cell types;
Tissue types: GM, WM; Tissue: CSF; Blood supply and drainage;
Development; The parts: Overview of structure and function; Frontal lobes;
Occipital lobes; Temporal lobes; Limbic system; Diencephalon; Basal ganglia; Brainstem and cerebellum; Chemoarchitecture;
How to tell right from left; Do it yourself
The course will include lectures, it is based on 180 slides but is highly interactive. Expect to be involved!
Who is this for?
It will be ideal for statisticians, physicists, chemists, radiographers, mathematicians, computer scientists, psychologists and research fellows/PhD students. Based upon 180 slides but with a highly interactive nature, the course aims to further imaging and neuroscience research by enhancing neuroanatomical knowledge among participants.