Development of the Nervous System, Head, and Neck
Development of the Nervous System, Head, and Neck

Development of the Nervous System, Head, and Neck

by Peter Ward, PhD

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Learn more about the formation of the nervous system, including the development of the neural tube and the neural crest cells as well as the ventricular system. Another important topic will be the spinal cord and brainstem development. Peter Ward will also tell you more about the most common malformations of the cerebral development and the eye and ear development.

This online course follows with the growth and ossification of the skull. Learn more about the development of the sutures and the fontanelles as well as the malformations in skull development.

Furthermore, get introduced to tongue and thyroid gland development. Learn more about the formation of the pharyngeal grooves and pouches. You will also get insights in the development of the face and palate.

Course Details

  • Videos 15
  • Duration 2:02 h
  • Quiz questions 59
  • Articles 4

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Your Educators of course Development of the Nervous System, Head, and Neck

 Peter Ward, PhD

Peter Ward, PhD

Peter J. Ward, Ph.D. has been teaching embryology, anatomy, histology, and neuroscience since 2005. He attended Carnegie Mellon University and later earned a Ph.D. in medical anatomy education from Purdue University. Dr. Ward enjoys finding ways to simplify the complex processes involved in human development and highlights the clinically-important aspects of embryology. Throughout these lectures, Dr. Ward shows how embryonic structures morph into the mature organs and other structures of the human body.


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