Monday, April 13, 2009

Solving mysteries of the brain

“I’ve always felt there is a big disconnect between the amazing experiences of my patients and the knowledge of the average student — even the average medical student,” says neurologist Linton Hopkins. “It’s dramatic to undergo paralysis, or blindness, or suddenly not be able to control a part of your body. To watch how ordinary people are able to respond to this kind of stress is inspiring.”

Hopkins teaches a unique undergraduate course in clinical neurology for the Neuroscience and Behavioral Biology program. He takes students under his wing and into his exam rooms, where they actually become involved in solving cases.

Read the full story in Emory Report

1 comment:

  1. Sounds like a fantastic course. A unique opportunity for our students here at Emory.