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    Artificially Intelligent Models of Cancer for Precision Diagnosis and Treatment - Exploring Ethics

    Artificially Intelligent Models of Cancer for Precision Diagnosis and Treatment - Exploring Ethics

    A major ambition of artificial intelligence lies in translating patient data to successful therapies. Machine learning models face particular challenges in biomedicine, however, including handling of extreme data heterogeneity and lack of mechanistic insight into predictions. Trey Ideker, PhD argues for “visible” approaches that guide model structure with experimental biology. Series: "Exploring Ethics" [Show ID: 35459]

    • 57 min
    The Neuroscience Of Music

    The Neuroscience Of Music

    What are the origins of hearing? What is the evolutionary benefit of music? And why do we get chills when we listen to certain songs? This episode of UCLA's LiveWell podcast features UCLA neuropsychology expert Bob Bilder about the neuroscience behind music and its benefit for our health and wellness. Series: "LiveWell" [Show ID: 35623]

    • 59 min
    Stress Eating and Weight Stigma

    Stress Eating and Weight Stigma

    We live in a society that is obsessed with weight loss and dieting. Weight stigma and fat-shaming pervade our everyday lives– turning eating into something that is no longer an enjoyable act, but one of scrutiny and stress. Driven by a love for food and a true foodie at heart, UCLA Associate Professor in Psychology Janet Tomiyama believes that there are ways to get healthy without ever mentioning weight. She runs the Dieting, Stress and Health or DiSH Lab at UCLA that focuses on two main drivers of why we eat (or don’t eat): stress and weight stigma. Series: "LiveWell" [Show ID: 35624]

    • 1 hr 16 min
    How Can We Save Patient Planet Earth?

    How Can We Save Patient Planet Earth?

    Dr. Jonathan Fielding shares his insights and perspective on some of the most pressing public health issues our world faces today. He served as the Public Health Director and Health Officer for Los Angeles County for 16 years where he directed major improvement in preparedness for major public health threats, increased the use of evidence based policies and programs and oversaw the Los Angeles County Health Survey, which provided essential information on the health, health risks and health attitudes of different socio-demographic subpopulations. Series: "LiveWell" [Show ID: 35626]

    • 1 hr 4 min
    Empowering Communities to Thrive

    Empowering Communities to Thrive

    D'Artagnan Scorza wears many hats - from lecturer in the Fielding School of Public Health at UCLA to Founder and Executive Director of the Social Justice Learning Institute, a non-profit organization that works to help communities achieve health and educational equity. D'Artagnan talks about his life journey and the meaningful work that he is doing in his own backyard and across the country to empower people and communities to thrive. Series: "LiveWell" [Show ID: 35690]

    • 1 hr 6 min
    Current Status of Pancreas Versus Islet Transplantation

    Current Status of Pancreas Versus Islet Transplantation

    Dr. Peter Stock is Professor of Surgery at UCSF and heads up the solid organ pancreas transplant program as well as pancreatic islet cell program. He explores the pros and cons of pancreas transplant and discusses transplant islets, an alternative to whole organ transplants. Series: "Mini Medical School for the Public" [Show ID: 35236]

    • 1 hr 17 min

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