Cartoon: Bridging the gap between advances in biology and their application to major human diseases

Demystifying Medicine 2022

Tuesdays: January 4 through May 3
4:00pm - 5:30pm Eastern Time
NIH Videocast http://videocast.nih.gov


Main Page
Course Materials
Speaker Profiles
Topic Introductions
CME Credit Information
Final Examination

All presentations will be held online until further notice.
Please view the presentations by visiting: https://videocast.nih.gov/.

 

Date Video Title Speakers
January
4
LINK ~ COVID: Then, Now, and the Future
~ The Global Challenge: COVID and Future Pandemics
Anthony Fauci, MD (NIAID)
Roger Glass, MD, PhD (Fogarty Center)
January
11
LINK The Split Personality of Helicobacter Pylori
~ Barry Marshall, MB, BS (University of Western Australia)
~ Martin Blaser, MD (Rutgers)
January
18
LINK ~ Malnutrition: The Role of the Microbiome
~ How Gut Microbiome Controls Growth of Liver Tumors
~ Jeffrey Gordon, MD (Washington University in St. Louis)
~ Tim Greten, MD (NCI)
January
25
LINK ~ Innate Immunity: Elie Metchnikoff (1845-1916) and the Immunity War
~ Reflections on SARS-CoV-2 Pandemic and Innate Immunity
~ Luba Vihkanski (Weizmann Institute of Science)
~ Robert Gallo, MD (University of Maryland)
February
1
LINK Defining Genes Underlying Mendelian Immunological Disorders Leads to Precision Medicine Interventions
~ Michael Lenardo, MD (NCI)
~ Helen Su, MD, PhD (NIAID)
February
8
LINK ~ Epigenetic Contribution to Autoimmune Diseases
~ Anticytokine Autoantibodies: Important Underappreciated Cofactors in Rare And Common Conditions
~ Lindsey Criswell, MD, MPH (NIAMS)
~ Steven Holland, MD (NIAID)
February
15
LINK The Mighty Mitochondrion and Its Diseases
~ Richard Youle, PhD (NINDS)
~ Derek Narendra, MD, PhD (NINDS)
February
22
LINK Reimagining the Taxonomy of Autoinflammatory Disease
~ Dan Kastner, MD, PhD
~ Daniela Schwartz (NIAID)
~ Kalpana Manthiram (NIAID)
March
1
LINK Origin of Life: Viewed by Evolutionary Biologist and Cell Biologist
~ Nick Lane (University College London -UK)
~ Jennifer Lippincott Schwartz, PhD (Howard Hughes Medical Institute)
March
8
LINK ~ Brain Development in Adolescents and Addiction Risks
~ Stigma in Addiction Treatment
~ Nora Volkow, MD (NIDA)
~ Brenda Curtis, PhD (NIDA)
March
15
LINK ~ Somatic Mutations in "Benign" Diseases
~ Somatic Mutations in Rheumatologic Diseases: VEXAS and Beyond
~ Neal Young, MD (NHLBI)
~ Peter Grayson, MD, MSc (NIAMS)
March
22
3:00pm ET
LINK * * Wednesday Afternoon Lecture Series Presentation * *
Tiny Technologies and Medicine: From Hepatic Tissue Engineering to Cancer Nanotechnology

Special DM-WALS Event ~ Begins at 3:00pm ET
Sangeeta Bhatia, MD, PhD (MIT)
March
29
LINK Chronic COVID: Neurologic and Mental Effects
~ Walter Koroshetz, MD (NINDS)
~ Joshua Gordon, MD, PhD (NIMH)
April
5
LINK Endocrine Disrupters and Fertility
~ Lyuba Varticovski, MD (NCI)
~ Alan DeCherney, MD (NICHD)
April
12
LINK Seeing Biology and Physics in Space
John Mather, PhD, (NASA)
April
19
LINK How Minds and Brain Create Language
~ Evelina Federenko, PhD, (MIT)
~ Nadia Biassou, MD, PhD (CC)
April
26
LINK Neurofibromatosis Type 1 Tumors: Natural History to Precision Therapy
~ Brigitte Widemann, MD (NCI)
~ Jack Shern, MD (NCI)
May
3
LINK The Role of NIH in Science and Health: Quo Vadis
Francis Collins, MD, PhD, (NHGRI)

 


THE COURSE: The 2022 Demystifying Medicine Series, which is jointly sponsored by FAES and NIH, will begin January 4 and includes the presentation of patients, pathology, diagnosis and therapy in the context of major disease problems and current research. Primarily directed toward Ph.D. students, clinicians and program managers, the course 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, fellows and staff are welcome, as well.


SIGN UP: Register through the course email list. To subscribe to this email list, send an e-mail message to this address: Listserv@List.nih.gov. Substituting your name for Jan Doe's, the body of your message should say: Subscribe DeMystifyingMed Jan Doe. Alternatively, you may sign up for Demystifying Medicine through the ListServ website, and enter your name and email address.


COURSE INFORMATION: Each presentation will be held from 4:00-5:30pm ET every Tuesday from January 4 through May 3 online through NIH Videocast - http://videocast.nih.gov. Recommended readings, presentation notes and other information will be distributed through the Demystifying Medicine website and email list. Registrants who attend at least 10 sessions and pass a computerized final exam will receive a certificate.

Please contact Dr. Win Arias at ariasi@mail.nih.gov for further course information.

For additional information, sign language interpretation, or accommodations for disabilities, please contact the Federal Relay (1-800-877-8339).

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


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