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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 cancer cells be killed without harming the healthy cells around them? A new clinical trial is testing that hypothesis using a virus-based treatment. Learn how vaccinia, once used to eradicate smallpox, may be the key to more effective cancer fighting tools. Dr. Loren Mell joins Dr. David Granet to discuss current research and the importance of clinical trails for cancer patients.

Brennan Spiegel, MD, MSHS, reviews new technology to monitor GI diseases, including mobile health applications, wearable biosensors, and social media.

Dr. Thomas Neylan, UCSF Professor of psychiatry, explores stress and psychiatric implications of trauma and disasters. Recorded on 03/05/2015.

John R. Laird, MD; Professor of Medicine, Medical Director, UC Davis Vascular Center; Sacramento, CA Recorded on 04/18/2015.

Dennis Bandyk, MD; Chief, Vascular & Endovascular Surgery; UC San Diego Recorded on 04/18/2015.

Alexander Reyzelman, DPM; Senior Physician Diplomate; UCSF Division of Vascular Surgery; UCSF Recorded on 04/18/2015.

As part of the UC Global Health Day 2015, four leading public health researchers offer ideas on how to help undocumented immigrants at the state level, in light of stalled immigration reform in Washington. Speakers include Claire Brindis of UC San Francisco, Michael Rodriguez and Steven Wallace of UCLA, and Reshma Shamasunder of the California Immigrant Policy Center.
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