47 episodes

The Demystifying Medicine seminar series includes presentations of patients, pathology, diagnosis and therapy in the context of major disease problems and current research. This translational seminar series is designed to help increase the understanding of how advances in biology can be applied to human disease.

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The Demystifying Medicine seminar series includes presentations of patients, pathology, diagnosis and therapy in the context of major disease problems and current research. This translational seminar series is designed to help increase the understanding of how advances in biology can be applied to human disease.

    • video
    Asthma

    Asthma

    What is asthma and how is it diagnosed?
    What are the reasons that patients develop asthma?
    What are the best ways to treat asthma and how effective is treatment? Also, what are the possible side-effects from the treatments used?
    What are we learning about the mechanisms behind asthma, and is this knowledge bringing us closer to a cure or better management?

    • 58 min
    • video
    Focal Segmental Glomerulosclerosis and the Nephrotic Syndrome

    Focal Segmental Glomerulosclerosis and the Nephrotic Syndrome

    Outline a clinical approach to proteinuria and nephrotic syndrome
    General review of treatment of nephrotic syndrome and focal segmental glomerulosclerosis
    Understand the glomerular filtration barrier and basic mechanisms of proteinuria
    Review the structure and function of podocytes and novel concepts of anti-proteinuric agents

    • 28 min
    • video
    Focal Segmental Glomerulosclerosis and the Nephrotic Syndrome

    Focal Segmental Glomerulosclerosis and the Nephrotic Syndrome

    Outline a clinical approach to proteinuria and nephrotic syndrome
    General review of treatment of nephrotic syndrome and focal segmental glomerulosclerosis
    Understand the glomerular filtration barrier and basic mechanisms of proteinuria
    Review the structure and function of podocytes and novel concepts of anti-proteinuric agents

    • 27 min
    • video
    Tissue Fibrosis - Killer Number One in the Western World

    Tissue Fibrosis - Killer Number One in the Western World

    Outline the general concept of healing, scar formation and fibrosis.
    Understand the clinical presentation of debilitating lung fibrosis and how it worsens over time.
    Review the pathobiology underlying lung fibrosis.
    Understand how these pathogenetic concepts are translated into drug development.

    • 48 min
    • video
    Tissue Fibrosis - Killer Number One in the Western World

    Tissue Fibrosis - Killer Number One in the Western World

    Outline the general concept of healing, scar formation and fibrosis.
    Understand the clinical presentation of debilitating lung fibrosis and how it worsens over time.
    Review the pathobiology underlying lung fibrosis.
    Understand how these pathogenetic concepts are translated into drug development.

    • 38 min
    • video
    Pneumonia, Still the old man's friend? (Clinical overview)

    Pneumonia, Still the old man's friend? (Clinical overview)

    Learning Objectives:
    Describe delirium as a consequence of acute illness in older people
    Recognize deconditioning as a preventable problem in older people
    Investigate current hypotheses about why we live as long as we do, why there is a gender difference in the aging trajectory and why our health fails with age.
    Understand the role of chronic inflammation in the aging process and how it contributes to age-related diseases such as dementia

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