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UCSF's Osher Center for Integrative Medicine presents Mini Medical School for the Public, a series of programs providing an opportunity to learn about health and the health sciences directly from UCSF faculty members and other nationally-recognized experts.

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UCSF's Osher Center for Integrative Medicine presents Mini Medical School for the Public, a series of programs providing an opportunity to learn about health and the health sciences directly from UCSF faculty members and other nationally-recognized experts.

    Enhancing Neurodevelopmental Resilience from Conception to Adulthood

    Enhancing Neurodevelopmental Resilience from Conception to Adulthood

    Robert L Hendren, DO, Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Science discusses how to build resilience in children with or at risk of neurodevelopmental disorders through innovative biomedical and resilience enhancing interventions. Series: "Mini Medical School for the Public" [Health and Medicine] [Show ID: 36870]

    • 1 hr 14 min
    Environmental Threats to Reproductive Health and Human Fertility

    Environmental Threats to Reproductive Health and Human Fertility

    Explore the relationship between our climate emergency and ubiquitous exposure to toxic environmental chemicals, regarding their impacts on human reproductive health and fertility. Panelists review current scientific research, and related clinical and public health policy implications, as background for discussing prevention interventions that are being endorsed and promoted by health care providers at the clinical/individual and national/international policy levels. Series: "Mini Medical School for the Public" [Health and Medicine] [Show ID: 36856]

    • 1 hr 25 min
    The Four Stages of Bone Fracture Healing

    The Four Stages of Bone Fracture Healing

    Chelsea Bahney, PhD, gives an overview of how bones heal. Series: "Mini Medical School for the Public" [Health and Medicine] [Show ID: 36887]

    • 3 min
    Protecting the Secrets of the Brain: Central Nervous System Radiotherapy and Radiosurgery

    Protecting the Secrets of the Brain: Central Nervous System Radiotherapy and Radiosurgery

    This presentation explores the role of radiotherapy in the management of central nervous system (CNS) tumors and the possible neurological complications of radiotherapy. Dr. Steve Baunstein also discusses the techniques to improve the therapeutic ratio in CNS radiotherapy. Series: "Mini Medical School for the Public" [Health and Medicine] [Show ID: 36507]

    • 1 hr 21 min
    Shared Solutions to Global Warming Human Disease and Health Inequities

    Shared Solutions to Global Warming Human Disease and Health Inequities

    Complex problems can have shared solution. Explore actions that can simultaneously improve human health and health inequities, while mitigating global warming. Series: "Mini Medical School for the Public" [Health and Medicine] [Show ID: 36495]

    • 1 hr 28 min
    Combining Radiotherapy and Immunotherapy in Cancers of the Skin Head and Neck

    Combining Radiotherapy and Immunotherapy in Cancers of the Skin Head and Neck

    Immunotherapy has allowed many people with previously incurable cancers to live for years. This presentation explores the options of immunotherapy, radiation and surgery and the potential combination of treatments to treat skin cancer and head and neck cancer. Series: "Mini Medical School for the Public" [Health and Medicine] [Show ID: 36505]

    • 1 hr 24 min

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