Neurochemistry and the future of neuroscience

dag.stenberg at nospam.helsinki.fi dag.stenberg at nospam.helsinki.fi
Wed Jan 30 02:55:14 EST 2002


Jason Benjamin <childish4god at pacbell.net> wrote:
> mat wrote:
>> If you want to understand transmitter systems and the 'protocols' then
>> pharmacology is exactly the subject you need to study :)
> 
> You really think so huh?  I mean I don't like dealing with medications 
> and treatments (I don't like the trial and error aspect--although I am 
> glad that they exist to assist).  I'm interested in the neurochemical 
> basis of behavior (the biological structure), and especially memory 
> studies like alzheimers.  I suppose I want to be a neurochemist, because 
> that involves understanding the physics and chemistry in the 
> neurotransmitters.

Various drugs (pharmacological agents) are used as tools to find out
about neurochemical mechanisms. 

Dag Stenberg




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