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 – mar.hernandez.guillamon@vhir.org
Principal Investigator in Neurovascular Diseases Research Group. VHIR.

Marta Martínez Vicente, PhD – marta.martinez@vhir.org
Principal Investigator in Neurodegenerative Diseases Research Group. VHIR.

Maria José Pérez García, PhD – maria.perez@vhir.org
Principal Investigator in Cell Signaling and Apoptosis Research Group. VHIR.

Tomàs Pinós Figueras, PhD - tomas.pinos@vhir.org
Postdoctoral researcher in Neuromuscular and Mitochondrial Pathology Research Group. VHIR.