Health and Medicine
Featured This Month
The MIND Institute is investigating the use of electronic tablets to support children with neurodevelopmental disorders in reading comprehension and communication. Researchers and clinicians will share some of the positive outcomes. Representatives from Navigate Autism, a website in development by the UC Davis School of Education, will demonstrate its use as an educational tool.
Can stem cells be a weapon in the fight against Alzheimer's disease? Larry Goldstein, PhD director the the UC San Diego Stem Cell Program, joins William Mobley, MD, PhD to discuss how stem cells work and what possibilities they may unlock.
Charles Rosenfeld, MD, discusses the pathophysiology of fetal-neonatal hypoxic encephalopathy during maternal pressor therapy.
The New Era of Hep C Cure: Who Should Be Treated? - UCSF Kidney Transplant Program Update in Transplantation 2015
Jennifer Price, MD discusses the new era of hep C cure and who should be treated. Recorded on 04/10/2015.
Brain Imaging and Understanding the Pathogenesis of Movement Disorders with Fatta Nahab - On Our Mind
Bill Mobley welcomes Fatta Nahab whose novel use of brain imaging techniques is revealing clues in understanding and developing new therapies to treat movement disorders. Recorded on 02/29/2016.
Crowd Sourcing Microbiome-Mind Interactions with American Gut - 2015 COAST/SSEW Symposium - Gut Feelings: The Microbiome, the Mind, and Metabolic Health
Rob Knight is a Professor in the Department of Pediatrics, with an additional appointment in the Department of Computer Science, at UC San Diego. Recorded on 12/10/2015.
Bill Mobley welcomes Eliezer Masliah who explains how he has worked on advancing our understanding of the pathogenesis and similarities in Neurodegenerative disorders through observations of pathology and genetics.
Dr. Rita Redberg cautions that some screening test carry risks that far outweigh the benefits. In particular direct-to-consumer medical tests should have clear benefits and good dialog between patient and doctor. She advises that tests without clear evidence of benefit should be regarded with abundance of caution, if not skepticism Recorded on 02/16/2016.
Age-related changes in our facial appearance are unavoidable. Drs. Rahul Seth and P. Daniel Knott explore facial plastic and reconstructive surgery including functional and cosmetic rhinoplasty, and rejuvenation and cosmetic surgery of the face, neck, cheek, brow, eyelids, and ears. Recorded on 02/24/2016.
Part 2. UC San Francisco hosted a symposium about the preparedness for the Zika virus on March 7, 2016. The event brought together researchers from UCSF, UC Berkeley, UC Davis and Stanford University as well as public health officials. Topics include epidemiology and prevention, basic science of the Zika virus, vector biology and control, clinical management, and policy. Recorded on 03/07/2016.