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Ending the arms race with infectious diseases | Janelle Ayres | TEDxSanDiego

Ending the arms race with infectious diseases | Janelle Ayres | TEDxSanDiego

Translator: Ilya Bychkov Reviewer: Denise RQ “It is now time to close the book on infectious diseases and declare the war against pestilence won.” It is something we all want. We all want to live in a world free of infectious diseases. Think about when you watch movies like, “Contagion”

What’s Next in Liver Cancer Research – Twitter Live

What’s Next in Liver Cancer Research – Twitter Live

>>Good afternoon. Welcome to the National Cancer Institute’s first Twitter Live. Today, we’ll be talking about the latest in liver cancer research. My name is Dr. Anuradha Budhu, and I’m the Program Manager for the NCI Center for Cancer Research Liver Cancer Program. I’m also a research scientist here at

Princeton Innovation: Inhibitors of hepatitis B and E virus infection

Princeton Innovation: Inhibitors of hepatitis B and E virus infection

Our lab studies hepatitis B and E viruses which cause about 300 million infections worldwide and kill almost a million people annually. Neither one has a cure. We have developed new screening systems to identify new drugs to cure these viruses. Both hepatitis B and E viruses affect the liver

LIVER CANCER GETS A GUT CHECK: Obesity promotes liver cancer development through the gut microbiome

LIVER CANCER GETS A GUT CHECK: Obesity promotes liver cancer development through the gut microbiome

Obesity has been a growing health concern across the world. Obesity can make one more susceptible to developing all kinds of diseases: heart disease, stroke, high blood pressure, diabetes, and also cancer: all kinds of cancers. But exactly HOW obesity increases your chances of getting cancer is not entirely clear.

Why Melissa at UMass Loves Medical Research

Why Melissa at UMass Loves Medical Research

My name is Melissa Fulham, I’m graduate student here at Dr. Pranoti Mandrekar lab at the University of Massachusetts Medical School. I grew up here in Massachusetts, and I was a pretty big geek as a kid. I did a lot of extracurricular activities, some of my favorites were soccer

Fight the Good Fight To Beat Disease

My name is Michelle Bond, I am a post-doctoral fellow at the National Institute of Health. I am in the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases. At the Hanover lab, we’re interested in looking at small post-transformational modification. It’s called O-GlcNAc, so it’s a very tiny sugar

CLEAR – A Patient’s Guide to Understanding Offloading Diabetic Foot Ulcers

CLEAR – A Patient’s Guide to Understanding Offloading Diabetic Foot Ulcers

The purpose of this video is to help you understand the importance of offloading, the use of special footwear, and helping your foot ulcer heal as quickly as possible. Healing quickly can reduce your risk of developing serious complications. Key elements of successful healing are: rest, eat a balanced diet

Find Your Passion – Be a Medical Scientist Like Amy

Find Your Passion – Be a Medical Scientist Like Amy

“My name is Amy Jacobson. I’m a third year graduate student at UCSF at the Mission Bay campus here. I study the interaction of the bacteria that live in the human gut with the immune system. We hope that this may have applications to treat inflammatory bowel diseases. I have