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Mini Medical School for the Public (Video)

UCSF's Osher Center for Integrative Medicine presents Mini Medical School for the Public, a series of programs providing an opportunity to learn about health and the health sciences directly from UCSF faculty members and other nationally-recognized experts.

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The Aging Spine: Updates in Diagnosis and Treatment

UCSF Spine Surgeon Dr. Alekos Theologis describes the causes of back and neck pain and explores the treatment options for degenerative disc disease, kyphosis and scoliosis, and osteoporosis. Series: "Mini Medical School for the Public" [Health and Medicine] [Show ID: 34793]

52mins

11 Jun 2019

Rank #1

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Diagnosing Alzheimer’s Disease: From Genetics Neuropathology to Common and Rare Clinical Manifestations of the Disease

Dr. Georges Naasan explores the principal clinical syndromes of Alzheimer's Disease: memory, visual, language and frontal/executive. He also discusses neuropathology, genetic factors and modern biomarkers with colleagues from the UCSF Memory and Aging Center. Series: "Mini Medical School for the Public" [Health and Medicine] [Show ID: 34775]

1hr 27mins

27 Jul 2019

Rank #2

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The Human Microbiome: A New Frontier in Health

Microbiome expands the genetic and functional capacity of its human host. Susan Lynch explains that human microbiome develops early in life and that gut microbes shape immune function and relate to disease outcomes in childhood. She also explores next-generation microbiome therapeutics and research. Series: "Mini Medical School for the Public" [Health and Medicine] [Show ID: 35240]

1hr 22mins

23 Dec 2019

Rank #3

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Exploring Physical and Emotional Dimensions of Pain and Loss: The Power of the Mind-Body Connection

Selena Chan, DO, takes you through a brief history of treating mental health from the stone age to today. She then looks at psychiatry today and how we are at a time when behavioral medicine is uniquely situated to bridge biomedicine and an array of healing modalities. Series: "Mini Medical School for the Public" [Health and Medicine] [Show ID: 34526]

1hr 25mins

4 Jun 2019

Rank #4

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Understanding and Treating Cancer and Other Diseases Through the Immune System

Interactive immune systems are at the center of cancer and other diseases. Dr. Matthew Krummel explores how the immune system can regulate cancer progression. Series: "Mini Medical School for the Public" [Health and Medicine] [Show ID: 35239]

1hr 22mins

16 Dec 2019

Rank #5