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This collection of specially prepared animated audio visual presentations with synchronized narration is regularly updated and growing with over 1,500 talks.

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Play 'AMPA-receptors and fast synaptic transmission in the brain'

TOPICS COVERED IN THIS TALK

  • The fast component of excitatory synaptic transmission in the brain mediated by AMPARs
  • Functionally distinct AMPAR subtypes are involved in transmission (importance of topology)
  • How AMPAR diversity shapes transmission (implications of differential distribution and plasticity)
  • How AMPAR structure affects its behaviour and properties
  • Role of auxiliary AMPAR proteins (stargazin) in controlling AMPAR properties and diversity
Play 'Epidemiology of Osteoporosis'
Epidemiology of Osteoporosis More info
Prof. Cyrus Cooper

TOPICS COVERED IN THIS TALK

  • Overview of osteoporosis
  • Impact of osteoporosis related fractures
  • Prevalence and treatment of osteoporosis related fractures
  • Vertebral fractures and osteoporosis
  • Trends in incidence of hip fractures
  • Fracture risk factors in adulthood
  • Fracture risk factors in childhood and development
  • "Capture the Fracture" IOF campain
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Play 'Gene transfer and gene therapy'
Gene transfer and gene therapy More info
Dr. David A. Williams

TOPICS COVERED IN THIS TALK

  • Definition of gene therapy
  • Requirements for successful gene therapy
  • Vector systems with application for blood diseases
  • Experience in clinical trials
  • Insertional mutagenesis
  • Prospects and new approaches

POPULAR TALKS

Play 'Interactome networks and human disease'
Interactome networks and human disease More info
Prof. Marc Vidal

TOPICS COVERED IN THIS TALK

  • Linear genotype-phenotype relations
  • Genotype and phenotype of eye color
  • Complex genotype-to-phenotype relationships
  • Cells as complex wiring diagrams of interaction
  • Types and properties of interactome networks
  • Network properties required for biological functions
  • Interactome mapping
  • Edgotype
  • Why systematic maps of interactome networks are important
Play 'Gene therapy and virotherapy in the treatment of cancer'
Gene therapy and virotherapy in the treatment of cancer More info
Prof. Leonard Seymour

TOPICS COVERED IN THIS TALK

  • Mutations and microenvironment in cancer
  • The challenge of cancer gene therapy
  • Cancer gene therapy strategies: p53 and TNF
  • Virotherapy against tumour cells
  • Virotherapy studies with wild-type vs. genetically-engineered viruses (Adenovirus, Vaccinia & Herpes)
  • Future of cancer virotherapy
Play 'Understanding poor lymphatic function and how to improve it: Revisiting old facts and examining new leads to help wounds heal'
Understanding poor lymphatic function and how to improve it: Revisiting old facts and examining new leads to help wounds heal More info
Prof. Neil Piller

TOPICS COVERED IN THIS TALK

  • Lymphoedema and oedema: key differences
  • Blood-tissue-lymph systems and their interfaces
  • Importance of the lymphatic system
  • Organization of superficial lymph system
  • Functioning of the lymphatic system
  • Consequences of poor lymph flow
  • Deep and superficial systems
  • The adipo-lymphatic connection
  • Fats in the diet: How they affect lymph flow and load
  • Lymphatic drainage from the small intestine
  • Blockage/overload and chylous reflux
  • Factors which determine lymph load and flow
  • Development of lymphoedema
  • Types of lymphoedemas
  • Increased subcutaneous fat reduces lymph transport
  • Build-up of fibrous tissues reduces lymphatic function
  • The problems of fibrosis
  • Proximity issues
  • Other limb swellings which look like lymphoedema which may underlie the wound area: Lipoedemas, Myxoedema and Phlebo-lymphoedema
  • Adipose tissue, fibrosis and lymphoedema
  • What can be done to improve tissue/cell health and improve wound healing?

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Medical Student, University of Bergen, Norway

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