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Demystifying Medicine

The Demystifying Medicine Series, jointly sponsored by FAES and NIH, includes presentations on pathology, diagnosis, and therapy in the context of major disease problems and current research. Primarily directed toward PhD students, clinicians and program managers, this series is designed to help bridge the gap between advances in biology and their application to major human diseases. Each session includes clinical and basic science components presented by NIH staff and invitees. All students, trainees, fellows, and staff are welcome to participate.

2023 Schedule
Location: Online - NIH Videocast http://videocast.nih.gov
Dates: Tuesdays from January 10 through May 16
Time: 4:00pm - 5:30pm Eastern Time
Coordinators: Dr. Win Arias and Dr. Dan Kastner

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CME Credit Information

 

Date Video Title Speakers
January
10
LINK COVID and Beyond
Anthony Fauci, MD (NIAID)
January
17
LINK Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) Vaccination and the Prevention of Cancer
Andrea Lisco, MD, PhD (NIAID)
John Schiller, PhD (NCI)
January
24
LINK Salivary Secretion of Epidemic Viruses
Nihal Altan-Bonnet, PhD (NHLBI)
Natalie Porat-Shliom, PhD (NCI)
January
31
LINK Diabetes Mellitus: Great Progress
Diabetes: The Marathon of Life
Douglas Melton, PhD (Harvard University)
Courtney Duckworth, MD (Harvard University - Boston Children's Hospital)
February
7
LINK The Interferonopathies: Interferon Running Amok
Yanick Crow, MD, PhD (University of Edinburgh)
Raphaela Goldbach-Mansky, MD (NIAID)
February
14
LINK The Role of Epstein-Barr Virus and Molecular Mimicry in Autoimmune Disease
William Robinson, MD, PhD (Stanford University)
Judith James, MD, PhD (Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation)

February
21
LINK The Use of JAK Inhibitors in Autoimmune Disease
John O'Shea, MD (NIAMS)
Angela Christiano, PhD (Columbia University)
February
28
LINK The Human Genome at 20
Adam Phillippy, PhD (NHGRI)
Cyndi Tifft, MD, PhD (NHGRI)
March
7
LINK Tests for Early Cancer: Facts vs. Opinions
Can We Detect Early Cancer?
Philip Castle, PhD, MPH (NCI)
Robert Nussbaum, MD (Invitae)
March
14
LINK Neurodegeneration and Aging: Are They Preventable or Reversible?
Saul Villeda, PhD (University of California, San Francisco)
Luigi Ferrucci, MD, PhD (NIA)
March
21
LINK It's a Bacterial World
Andrew Knoll, PhD (Harvard University)
March
28
LINK Solar Winds and Magic Bullets: Making Our Way in a World of Radiation
Nicola Fox, PhD (NASA)
Freddy Escorcia, MD, PhD (NCI)
April
4
LINK How is the Brain Organized and How Does it Work?
Nelson Spruston, PhD (Janelia HHMI)
Marcus Raichle, MD (Washington University)
April
11
LINK Psychobiology: Mushrooms...Others
Roland Griffiths, PhD (Johns Hopkins University)
David Olson, PhD (University of California, Davis)
April
18
LINK Fat: Biology and Staying Thin
Aaron Cypess, MD, PhD (NIDDK)
Kevin Hall, PhD (NIDDK)
April
25
LINK Out of Africa: Genomic and Environmental Determinants of Global Health
Charles Rotimi, PhD (NHGRI)
Clement Adebamowo, BM, ChB, ScD, FWACS, FACS (University of Maryland)
May
2
LINK Cancer: Metastasis and Drivers
Kandace Tanner, PhD (NCI)
Other Speaker To Be Named
May
9
LINK mRNA: Will it Deliver Us from Illness?
John Coffin, PhD (Tufts University and NCI)
Paolo Lusso, MD, PhD (NIAID)
May
16
LINK
Speaker To Be Named

 


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ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
American Sign Language interpreting services, CART services, and other reasonable accommodations are available upon request. Individuals who need interpreting services and/or other reasonable accommodations to participate in this event, should contact the NIH Interpreting Office, via email, at nih@ainterpreting.com. Requests should be made at least five business days in advance, when possible, in order to ensure interpreter availability.

Previous presentations may be found by searching "Demystifying Medicine" in the NIH Videocast website: Past Presentations.

Contact the Demystifying Medicine team with additional questions or concerns: demystifyingMed@nih.gov.

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