WEBSITES : NEUROEMBRYOLOGY |
Useful Websites related to Neuroembryology
The Story of the Development and Maldevelopment of the Brain at http://www.vh.org/Providers/Textbooks/FetalYoungCNS/FetalYoungCNS.html
is created from the Department of Anatomy of University of Iowa College of Medicine.
The contents include germ layers, embryogenesis (formation of embryo), brain development:
histogenesis. Additionally, causes of brain malformations, malformations of neural
tube defects and malformations of histogenesis are also dealt with. Other features
that are of interest include sections on "Structural - Functional Correlation"
and "Lessons Learned from Functional Imaging".
2. Embryology from
Henry Gray Anatomy of the Human Body is available at http://www.bartleby.com/107/2.html
This 20th edition (1918) covers the entire embryology comprehensively with text
and illustrations that may be searchable by keyword or by a table of contents
or directly browsed by thumbnail. The sections on Neuroembryology is available
in sequence, commencing from Neural Groove and Tube accessible at http://www.bartleby.com/107/7.html.
3. Embryology from the University of New South Wales is a portal developed
by Dr Mark Hill. The site has many graphical illustrations sets and is enriched
by features such as Carnegie Stages, Development, System and Class Notes. The
section of "Notes" organized for Neuroembryology is available at http://anatomy.med.unsw.edu.au/cbl/embryo/Notes/neuron.htm,
which features Computer Activities, Objectives, Learning activities, Development
Overview, Late Neural Development and References. Head and Neck Embryology
Home Page focusing on Serial Sections Carnegie Stage 22 is also available
the Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology at Temple University School of Medicine,
Neuroembryology featuring graphic educative material on neural tube, spinal
cord, cerebellum, midbrain, diencephalons/ telencephalon and ventricular systems
is accessible at http://courses.temple.edu/neuroanatomy/lab/embryo/index.htm.
5. Embryology Collaborative at http://isc.temple.edu/marino/embryo/defaulthold.htm
is an embryology resource site crafted by Thomas A. Marino, Ph.D at Tempkle Univesrity,
Pennsylvania, Philadelphia that has some of the best resources for understanding
the development of a particular organ system or systems. The educative material
focusing on CNS is available at http://isc.temple.edu/marino/embryo/brain.htm
An Atlas of Human Embryogenesis at http://www.bioscience.org/atlases/fert/embryoge.htm
has instructive material on a wide range of topics such as uterus, fetus, amnion
and placenta, pregnant uterus, embryogenesis etc This site, a part of Frontiers
In Bioscience, also has useful material on Neuroembryology, all available at a
click of pictures.
7. Images of Nervous System Development
from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is accessible at http://www.med.unc.edu/embryo_images/unit-nervous/nerv_htms/nervtoc.htm.
The material has separate sections on Cell Populations, Spinal Cord, Brain(Week
5-9), Pituitary Gland, and Brain (Weeks 9-16)
Educative material focusing on Neural Crest is available at http://cal.man.ac.uk/student_projects/1999/moran/.
Caroline Moran and Dr S.J Kimber from the University of Manchester host the material,
an outcome of an academic project. It is divided into sections that deals with
Neural Crest Formation, Fate of the neural crest cells, Timing of Development,
Migratory Pathways, Migratory mechanisms and culminates in Glossary, Links and
9. Human Facial Development at http://www.biomed2.man.ac.uk/ugrad/biomedical/calpage/sproject/rob/robsite.html
is an educative website that explains diagrammatically the basic morphology of
human face. The formation of the face in embryo, between the fourth and tenth
weeks is described in a sequence indexed by Weeks. Separate sections on Abnormal
Development and Glossary of terms used are also available.
Embryology and Brain Development is a illustrative lecture notes authored
by by Jaleel Miyan & Clare Draper, available online at http://www.bi.umist.ac.uk/users/mjfjam/OPT-NEU/Embryology.htm
as a part of "Topics in neuroscience".
Notes is contributed by David Boshell is accessible at http://www.geocities.com/medinotes/Neuroembryology.html.
Embryology Graphics at http://188.8.131.52/344/graphics.htm
has numerous diagrams covering a wide range of topics such as Fertilization, Gastrulation,
Neurulation, Primary Organ Formation in Ectoderm, Formation of Organ Rudiments
in Mesoderm, Development in Endoderm etc.
to Reviewed Links