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RS Feinstein 00:44:00

A history of autism: my conversations with the pioneers

by Adam Feinstein
A history of autism: my conversations with the pioneers
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 4 years ago | 778 views
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In this talk, Adam Feinstein will describe two fascinating journeys of discovery: his travels around the world for his new book, speaking to the key pioneers in the history of autism - including close colleagues and relatives of Leo Kanner and Hans A....

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Balkwil 00:52:00

A silent killer?

by Fran Balkwil
A silent killer?
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 7 years ago | 719 views
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In communicating the challenges and hopes for the future, Professor Fran Balkwill of Queen Mary's School of Medicine and Dentistry will demonstrate how cancer scientists can help patients and their families, as well as inspire young people to take up....

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Harrop asthma 00:15:00

Asthma on the Run

by Ceri Harrop
Asthma on the Run
for 11-14 and upwards,
Lectures | 11-14 and upwards | 7 years ago | 718 views
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A look into the research of biochemist Ceri Harrop, who specialises in respiratory medicine and developing new treatments for people with breathing difficulties.nAs part of her research at the University of Manchester, Ceri meets with athlete Wayne A....

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RS Toumazou 01:07:00

Bioinspired technology: from cochlear implants to an artificial pancreas

by Christofer Toumazou
Bioinspired technology: from cochlear implants to an artificial pancreas
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 4 years ago | 1059 views
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Biology is inspiring technology, which in turn replaces biology. This global trend towards ageing populations, less active lifestyles and fast-food diets, is leading to more cases of, and earlier onset of, chronic conditions such as Type 2 diabetes a....

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Ciechanover 00:06:00

Breaking down Altzheimer’s

by Aaron Ciechanover
Breaking down Altzheimer’s
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 7 years ago | 824 views
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Alzheimer's disease is caused by abnormal clumps or aggregations of proteins in the brain. Simon P”psel is about to embark on PhD work on a protein that might help us to treat this devastating disease, and Nobel Prize winning biochemist Aaron Ciech....

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Drug Development in the 21st Century - Are We Going to Cure All Diseases? Lindau-Nobel Aaron Cleichanover 2013 00:34:00

Drug Development in the 21st Century – Are We Going to Cure All Diseases?

by Aaron Ciechanover
Drug Development in the 21st Century – Are We Going to Cure All Diseases?
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 3 years ago | 653 views
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Many important drugs such as penicillin, aspirin, or digitalis, were discovered by serendipity - some by curious researchers who accidentally noted a "strange" phenomenon, and some by isolation of active ingredients form plants known for centuries to....

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LaPorte 00:47:00

Global Health

by Ron LaPorte
Global Health
for All ages,
Lectures | All ages | 8 years ago | 743 views
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An important and wide-ranging view of the state of the human-world's health for the Director of Disease Monitoring WHO Collaborating Centre Professor of Epidemiology University of Pittsburgh

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Weston 00:11:00

Incidence of Colon Cancer associated with Obesity

by Alex Weston
Incidence of Colon Cancer associated with Obesity
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 6 years ago | 964 views
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The aim of this presentation is to discuss the correlation between obesity and colon cancer. Obesity and colon cancer are meditated through four cellular pathways including: PI3k/Akt, IGF, Wnt/B-catenin, and Inflammation. It is the improper regulatio....

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vanAntwerp 00:10:00

Menigitis vaccine

by Sage VanAntwerp
Menigitis vaccine
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 7 years ago | 1015 views
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A look at vaccines with a focus on meningitis

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Hunter 00:09:00

Smoking and lung cancer genes

by David Hunter
Smoking and lung cancer genes
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 7 years ago | 630 views
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Some of the strongest evidence that lung cancer risk variants are common in the general population appears in Nature and Nature Genetics, although the three papers differ on whether the association is direct or mediated through nicotine dependence. W....

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Gupta 01:03:00

Surviving pandemics: a pathogen’s perspective

by Sunetra Gupta
Surviving pandemics: a pathogen’s perspective
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 7 years ago | 654 views
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One of the biggest challenges faced by pathogens in their bid for survival is the host immune response. Within an infected individual, pathogen populations face direct attack by the different processes of the immune system; at a community level, immu....

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Lyamu 00:08:00

Treatment of Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma Using Antibodies

by Esohe Iyamu-Osagiede
Treatment of Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma Using Antibodies
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 6 years ago | 713 views
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This talk briefly discusses Non Hodgkin's Lymphoma and explains antibody recognition and binding of cell targets.

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