STUDY GUIDES FOR TEST #1
Panel Discussion: Ethical Considerations in the Biosciences 8/26/2015
Ethical and legal aspects related to organ donation
Note general statistics on organ donation and most common organ to be donated.
What is the difference betw
According to the Centers for Disease
Control and Prevention (CDC), stroke is
the 5th leading cause of death for
Americans. A stroke is a sudden
interruption of the blood supply to the
brain. What are the two general types of
Which type of stroke
Study Guide for Epilepsy and Neural Engineering (Brain-Machine Interfaces)
Lecture by Jing Liu 10/16/15
1. How is epilepsy defined? What is the incidence of epilepsy in the United States?
What percentage of the population can control epilepsy with anticon
Study Guide for Genes and the Brain lecture by Dr. Miwa 10/5/2015
1. How does the term plasticity relate to brain function in general?
Brain plasticity (from the Greek word plastos meaning molded) refers to the
extraordinary ability of the brain to modify
What is the function of the lung?
Where does carbon dioxide and
oxygen gas exchange occur?
What is the role of lung surfactant?
to help oxygen from the air we breathe enter
red blood cells. also help the body to get rid of
CO2 gas when we breathe out.
How is tissue engineering defined?
an interdisciplinary field that applies the
principles of engineering and life sciences
towards the development of biological
substitutes that restore, maintain, or improve
tissue function or a whole organ
When did this
Study Guide for Neurodevelopmental Biology Lecture by Dr. Michael Layden on 10/7/2015
Most of the lectures in the neuroscience segment of the course have considered the end result of
development when the nervous system is in place. Even though there is br
What are the risk factors for
cardiovascular disease, and
how does diet relate to those
high blood pressure (Above 120/80 mm Hg)
serum cholesterol ( aim below 100mg/dL), LDL
cholesterol and above 50 mg/dL HDL, or aim for