Overview of the nervous system. Brain development. Functional neuroanatomy. Sensory and motor pathways. Neurons and glial cells. Electrical signalling in neurons. Synaptic transmission. Cellular mechanisms of neurological disease. Head injury. Stroke. Epilepsy. Dementia. Parkinson's disease. Multiple sclerosis.
Dr Paul Johns is Consultant Neuropathologist at St George's Healthcare NHS Trust and a Senior Lecturer in Neuroanatomy at St George's University of London. His research interests have included neuroprotection in acute cerebral ischaemia and the pathology of focal epilepsy. In 2006 he won the Intercapital Prize in Epileptology and is the Course Director of 'Neurocourses UK'.