This course, featuring a service-learning component, explores dementia. In patients with dementia, intellectual, social and occupational functioning deteriorate. The course addresses the multi-disciplinary aspects of dementia (clinical, genetic, molecular, social) with a focus on the most common cause of dementia, Alzheimer's disease.
Enrolment is by application. Detailed application instructions are available on the HMB Special Enrolment website: https://www.hmb.utoronto.ca/special-enrolment. The application will ask about motivation and/or relevant experience. Applications are received during priority course enrollment, and late applications considered if space remains. Specific application review and response dates will be available on the HMB Special Enrolment website. Applications will be assessed based on prerequisites, submitted answers to application prompts and cGPA. This course is open to all Human Biology students.