Neurodegenerative Diseases Pillar 2: Pharmacology of Neurodegenerative Diseases

By the end of this module, you will be able to:
Learning objectives for this Activity:

List key actions of pharmacologic treatments available for Parkinson’s and Alzheimer's disease

Recognize that treatment of neurodegenerative diseases is mostly symptomatic and typically relies on modification of neurotransmission with pharmacotherapy

Define the role of pharmacologic modulation of dopaminergic system

Explain the concept of cholinergic dysfunction

-Get familiar with common side effects of pharmacologic agents used in treatment of neurodegenerative diseases

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