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    Summer at Johns Hopkins: Brain Disorders Online

    Summer at Johns Hopkins: Brain Disorders Online


    • Listing Type: Summer Programs
    • Program Delivery: Online
    • Provided By: College
    • Session Start: July
    • Session Length: Two Weeks
    • Entering Grade: 10th, 11th, 12th
    • Gender: Coed
    • Category: STEM
    • Sub-Categories: Neuroscience, Healthcare
    • Selective: No
    • Ages: 15, 16, 17, 18
    • Career Clusters: Health Science
    • Credit Awarded: No
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    Are you an academically advanced high school student looking for a fast-paced college-level learning experience and a chance to engage with like-minded peers? Summer at Hopkins offers an unrivaled opportunity to learn from Hopkins’ world-renowned instructors and connect with academically oriented students from around the globe.

    This program will examine various brain disorders, both acquired and genetically associated with epilepsy and seizures, through the entire spectrum of life, including newborn babies. Students will discover the causes, symptoms, diagnoses, underlying mechanisms, and treatments of these disorders, focusing on recent advances in the field propelled by basic neuroscience research. The curriculum includes engaging lectures, interactives, activities, and discussions related to the material.

    This self-paced program is primarily delivered asynchronously; however, your instructor may schedule live interactions as well. Please refer to your syllabus for these opportunities and for your important program deadlines.

    Prerequisite: There are no prerequisites, but a background in biology is helpful.