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Seminars in Emerging Science: Seminar 6; Why Do Nerve Cells Die,and What Can Be Done About It
Charles Ouimet (General Audience)

DVD availablequantity:     $75.00 each

In this seminar we will discuss various neurological disorders in which neurons (nerve cells) die. These disorders include many that are already familiar to you: Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, and Huntington’s disease. There is compelling research that in these disorders, neurons don’t simply die; instead, they actually commit suicide. In this presentation, we will describe one line of research aimed at preventing neurons from killing themselves