Health and Medicine
Featured This Month
"Basic mechanisms in the brain have universal applications and are the road to medical discovery," says Ralph Greenspan, PhD. Learn more as he joins William Mobley MD, PhD to discuss how his work creating dynamic maps of brain activity is shedding light not only on brain function but how we diagnosis and treat neurological diseases. Dr. Greenspan discusses his work with the national BRAIN Initiative, Cal-BRAIN, and discoveries in his lab at UC San Diego.
Debate: The Battle of the Patients with Overconsumption - The Nathan Bass UCSF Liver Transplant Conference 2018
Danielle Brandman, MD, MAS, Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, UCSF and Chris Freise MD, Professor of Surgery
Interim Chief, Division of Transplantation from UCSF. Recorded on 11/16/2018.
The Alchemy of Healing: The Pathways to Emotional and Spiritual Flourishing in the Classical Chinese Medicine Tradition
Dr. James Duffy, Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at UCSF, explores classical Daoist Chinese medicine. This traditional knowledge spans centuries and is a highly sophisticated system that offers an alternative for health care needs. Duffy is an integrative psychiatrist interested in integrative approaches to mental healthcare that includes evidence-based and whole-system (i.e. classical Chinese medicine) approaches. Recorded on 03/07/2019.
Climate Change: What it Means for Our Agriculture & Our Health - Future Thought Leaders Series Presented by the Berry Good Food Foundation
A panel of experts discusses climate change and its effects on our agriculture and our health, while also offering insights into how we as individuals can work to limit its negative impacts and create positive change.
"I use art to start conversations about something that is serious and complex." Shaney jo Darden, Founder and Global Creative Chief of The Keep A Breast Foundation, shares her journey in the world of art and activism. As someone who has carved out a career path focused on community and compassion, she stresses the importance discovering your unique talents and finding a place for them in your everyday work. Recorded on 03/12/2019.
William Scott, Chief of Police, San Francisco Police Department.
Randi J. Hagerman, MD, UC Davis MIND Institute
Monitoring insulin and glucose for diabetics has come along way. Find out what's new from connected devices to closed loop insulin delivery and continuous glucose monitors. Recorded on 03/13/2019.