TYPE: Elective module
COORDINATOR: María J Pérez, PhD - personal profile

The goal of the module is to provide the students the knowledge of the physiological and pathological mechanisms responsible in the development of psychiatric and neurological diseases.
In addition, the module aims to generate in the students a critical vision of problems and challenges that appear in this field and the approaches to overcome those issues.


  1. Introduction to the peripheral nervous system
  2. Neurodegenerative diseases
  3. Neurovascular diseases
  4. Neuromuscular and mitocondrial diseases
  5. Psychiatric diseases
  6. Paroxysmal diseases
  7. Neuroimmunological diseases


Mar Henández Guillamon, PhD 
Principal Investigator in Neurovascular Diseases Research Group. VHIR.

Sunny Malhotra Sareen, PhD 
Senior Researcher in CEMCAT. VHIR.

Maria José Pérez García, PhD 
Principal Investigator in Cell Signaling and Apoptosis Research Group. VHIR.

Yolanda Cámara Navarro, PhD 
Senior Researcher in Neuromuscular and Mitochondrial Pathology Research Group. VHIR.