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Explore the world of neuroscience and the secrets of the brain. Discover how the brain works, technologies to harness brain power, ways to treat disease, and more.

Explore the world of neuroscience and the secrets of the brain. Discover how the brain works, technologies to harness brain power, ways to treat disease, and more.
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Explore the world of neuroscience and the secrets of the brain. Discover how the brain works, technologies to harness brain power, ways to treat disease, and more.

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English


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Epilepsy Syndromes: An Evidence-based Era of Novel Treatments

4/18/2019
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Joseph Sullivan, MD, Neurology and Pediatrics, UCSF. Series: "Developmental Disabilities Update" [Professional Medical Education] [Show ID: 34673]

Duration:00:31:17

Young Latino Scientists Working on Alzheimer's

1/31/2019
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More than 5 million Americans are currently diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease, and that number is expected to triple by 2050, without prevention or cure. By 2060, the number of Latinos in the United States living with Alzheimer’s disease is projected to increase 832 percent — from 379,000 in 2012, to more than 3.5 million. Find out what UC San Diego is doing to both serve this community and catalyze the research careers of investigators from underrepresented groups. Series: "Brain Channel"...

Duration:00:24:00

Investigation About Alzheimer's Disease in the Latino Community (English Subtitles)

1/24/2019
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Alex Figueroa and Dr. Jose Soria-Lopez discuss clinical symptoms of Alzheimer's Disease and the need to include the Latino community in clinical research. Series: "Brain Channel" [Show ID: 34416]

Duration:00:19:10

Investigación sobre la Enfermedad de Alzheimer en la Comunidad Latina

11/15/2018
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Este es el primer episodio en español de la Universidad de San Diego California sobre la investigación de la Enfermedad de Alzheimer Demencia en la comunidad latina. En este episodio Alex Figueroa y el Dr. Jose Soria-Lopez conversan sobre los síntomas clínicos y la necesidad de incluir la comunidad latina en investigaciones clínicas sobre esta enfermedad. Se mencionan maneras de combatir la enfermedad y recursos sociales que están disponibles para personas con esta enfermedad y familiares....

Duration:00:19:10

A Flaw in Modern-Day Alzheimer's Treatment

11/13/2018
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Rudolph Tanzi, PhD, of the Harvard Medical School describes a fundamental problem with modern-day treatment of Alzheimer's disease. Series: "UC Wellbeing Channel " [Show ID: 34243]

Duration:00:01:39

ALS/FTD-Linked Mutation in FUS Suppresses Intra-axonal Protein Synthesis and Drives Disease Without Nuclear Loss-of-Function of FUS

11/8/2018
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Sandrine Da Cruz, PhD and Jone López-Erauskin, PhD explain how ALS causing mutations in FUS inhibit intra-axonal protein synthesis and drive disease without nuclear loss of FUS function. This research appears in the journal Neuron. [Show ID: 34203]

Duration:00:06:40

Metabolic Health Alzheimer's Dementogens Exposome: The Hidden Epidemic

10/10/2018
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Dale Bredesen, MD, UCSF and UCLA, discusses how environmental toxins may lead to Alzheimers disease. Series: "UCSF Consortium for Obesity Assessment, Study and Treatment" [Professional Medical Education] [Show ID: 34090]

Duration:00:35:40

What Role Do Genetics Play in Alzheimer’s? - On Our Mind

10/5/2018
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There are different types of genetic influences on people's risk of developing Alzheimer's disease. Douglas Galasko, MD, of the UCSD Shiley-Marcos Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center joins William Mobley, MD, PhD to discuss these genes, how they are being studied, and what being a carrier of Alzheimer's associated genes means. Learn more about penetrance and expressivity, genome-wide association studies, and more. Series: "Brain Channel" [Show ID: 33725]

Duration:00:22:26

Studying the Progression of Alzheimer's Disease with Bradley Hyman MD PhD - Shiley Endowed Lecture

8/24/2018
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How do you model a disease process that stretches out over 20 years in a way that helps you intervene in that process? In the inaugural Shiley Endowed Lecture, Bradley Hyman, MD, PhD shares his research on the progression of Alzheimer's disease. Series: "Brain Channel" [Show ID: 33992]

Duration:01:03:20

Progenitor Cell-Based Modeling and Treatment of Glial Disease

7/27/2018
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Steven A. Goldman, MD, PhD discusses cell genesis and neural regeneration in the adult brain, with a focus on the use of neural stem and progenitor cells in treating demyelinating and neurodegenerative diseases. Series: "Stem Cell Channel" [Professional Medical Education] [Show ID: 33428]

Duration:01:27:37

Neurological Issues in Down Syndrome and Aging

4/13/2018
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Michael Rafii, MD, PhD describes the conditions that affect people with Down syndrome including vision issues, hearing issues, hormonal issue, spinal cord issues, sleep apnea, and Alzheimer's disease. He stresses the need for routine medical follow ups with primary care physicians and specialty clinics to make sure all changes in health are addressed. Series: "Brain Channel" [Show ID: 33603]

Duration:00:27:03

Karen Gaffney: We Need Medical Research that Improves Our Lives

4/13/2018
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Karen Gaffney, advocate and disability champion, discusses her life with Down syndrome. She also talks about the impact that pre natal testing is having on the Down syndrome community and advocates for medical research to focus on the immediate needs such as Alzheimer's disease prevention. Series: "Brain Channel" [Show ID: 33602]

Duration:00:17:56

Down Syndrome Neurobiology: Developmental and Age-Related Disorders

4/13/2018
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William Mobley, MD, PhD shares the latest research on preventing Alzheimer's disease in people with Down syndrome. He looks at the genetics and progression of both conditions and shares potential therapies to reduce APP expression that leads to dementia. Series: "Alzheimer’s Disease" [Show ID: 33600]

Duration:00:31:11

Adapting to Alzheimer's: Understanding Dementia in Individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

3/30/2018
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Jennifer A. Dresen, MSW, MPH. Chief of Health and Housing Services, The Arc San Francisco Series: "Developmental Disabilities Update" [Professional Medical Education] [Show ID: 33522]

Duration:00:21:31

Multiple Sclerosis: Symptoms and General Overview

3/16/2018
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UCSF Physical Therapist Monika Patel briefly describes both Multiple Sclerosis and its symptoms. Series: "Mini Medical School for the Public" [Show ID: 33481]

Duration:00:03:25

New Skills and Brain Plasticity

3/9/2018
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UCSF Physical Therapist Monika Patel goes over brain plasticity and suggests new skills as a way of maintaining it. Series: "Mini Medical School for the Public" [Show ID: 33480]

Duration:00:01:50

What is a Stroke?

3/9/2018
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UCSF Physical Therapist Monika Patel answers the question, what is a stroke? Patel goes on to describe the issues associated with the occurrence of a stroke. Series: "Mini Medical School for the Public" [Show ID: 33479]

Duration:00:02:15

Dr. Andy Josephson Neurologist - A Life in Medicine: People Shaping Healthcare Today

1/15/2018
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Andy Josephson is one of the most respected academic neurologists in the nation. In addition to serving as chair of UCSF's Department of Neurology, he is a founder of the neuro-hospitalist movement in the United States, an accomplished clinical researcher, the recipient of several teaching awards, and chair of UCSF's Ethics Committee. Dr. Robert Wachter, chair of UCSF's Department of Medicine, interviews him about academic medicine, the evolving science of clinical neurology, and how he...

Duration:00:52:15

The Human Social Brain: How It Works and How It Goes Awry in Schizophrenia and the General Population

1/8/2018
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Michael Green, neuroscientist and professor of psychiatry and biobehavioral sciences at UCLA, has been fascinated with the human brain, behavior and mental illness since his undergraduate days. In particular, his research focuses on schizophrenia, a chronic brain disorder that affects about 1 percent of the population. In this UCLA Faculty Research Lecture, he describes how his lab uses discoveries in psychology and social neuroscience about normal brain functioning to inform his...

Duration:00:57:23

Back and Neck Pain: Precision Spine Diagnosis Guides Therapy

11/13/2017
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Discover the latest tools used to diagnose and treat back and neck pain. Series: "Mini Medical School for the Public" [Professional Medical Education] [Show ID: 32930]

Duration:01:18:45