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    Reversing a Model of Parkinson's Disease with In Situ Converted Nigral Neurons - Breaking News in Stem Cells August

    Reversing a Model of Parkinson's Disease with In Situ Converted Nigral Neurons - Breaking News in Stem Cells August

    Xiang Dong Fu, PhD shares the findings of his paper published in the June 24, 2020 issue of Nature. By investigating a strategy to directly convert astrocytes to dopaminergic (DA) neurons in the substantia nigra, the research shows a potentially powerful and clinically feasible approach to treating neurodegeneration by replacing lost neurons. Series: "Stem Cell Channel" [Health and Medicine] [Science] [Show ID: 36179]

    • 1 hr 15 min
    Ketogenesis and Fasting: Fuel for the Brain

    Ketogenesis and Fasting: Fuel for the Brain

    Dr. Suneil Koliwad is an Endocrinologist and an Expert in Diabetes, Obesity, and Metabolism. In this excerpt, he discusses the development and function of ketosis and its similarities to fasting. Series: "Mini Medical School for the Public" [Health and Medicine] [Show ID: 36238]

    • 6 min
    A Closer Look at...Parkinson's Disease

    A Closer Look at...Parkinson's Disease

    Irene Litvan, MD; Don Cleveland, PhD; and David Higgins, PhD, discuss the next generation of treatments for Parkinson's Disease and offer a patient's perspective in this conversation on the cutting edge stem cell research. Series: "Stem Cell Channel" [Health and Medicine] [Science] [Show ID: 36076]

    • 1 hr 25 min
    Red Meat Disease and Inflammation

    Red Meat Disease and Inflammation

    You can't fix healthcare until you fix health. You can't fix health until you fix the diet. You can't fix the diet until you know what's wrong. Endocrinologist Robert Lustig discusses health problems related to the consumption of corn-fed cattle, myths about saturated fats, and a protective quality to dairy fats. Series: "Mini Medical School for the Public" [Health and Medicine] [Show ID: 36231]

    • 4 min
    Little-Known Jobs of the Immune System (They Are a Big Deal)

    Little-Known Jobs of the Immune System (They Are a Big Deal)

    Interactive immune systems are at the center of cancer and other diseases. Dr. Matthew Krummel explores some lesser-known functions of the immune system related to memory making, arteriosclerosis, and gut health. Series: "Mini Medical School for the Public" [Health and Medicine] [Show ID: 36205]

    • 5 min
    COVID-19 Compassion and Cancer Research: A Conversation with HRH Princess Dina Mired

    COVID-19 Compassion and Cancer Research: A Conversation with HRH Princess Dina Mired

    "Nothing makes you happier than the act of giving," says HRH Princess Dina Mired of Jordan. In a wide ranging interview, she shares how she maintains hope during the pandemic, how we can harness technology to create meaningful social connections, and the impact and importance of healthcare activism. Series: "Compassion Beyond Borders" [Health and Medicine] [Humanities] [Show ID: 36133]

    • 23 min

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