• Describe the neuroanatomy of attention, memory, and cognitive intellectual capacities using gross specimens.
  • Outline brain neuroanatomical areas implicated in cognitive disorders.
  • Describe different pathologies associated with various cognitive disorders (ie. Alzheimer’s dementia, Frontotemporal dementia, Lewy Body Dementia).
  • Describe the histopathological and molecular pathological changes that characterize the common causes of dementia.
  • Describe the appropriate use of imaging in the diagnostic work up of patients with new onset cognitive decline including the strengths and limitations of CT, MRI and PET/CT.
  • Recognize the imaging findings of the various types of dementia presented in lab.


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