HS Talks: Updates to the Biomedical & Life Sciences

The Biomedical & Life Sciences Collection

The Biomedical & Life Sciences Collection is updated on a monthly basis. Included below is a list of new talks that have been added to the collection in the last month. To access Upstate’s subscription to the Henry Stewart Talks database, from the homepage of the library go to Find Articles> Databases> click on the letter H, and navigate to Henry Stewart Talks towards the bottom of the page.  If you aren’t able to connect, be sure to follow the aforementioned step to access the library’s subscription to the database.

If you would like to be kept updated as new talks and series are added to the collection, please register here:

http://hstalks.com/r/blsc/updates

A.     TuberculosisNew Series 

  1. 1.       The genetic structure of Mycobacterium tuberculosis – Insights into genome organisation and evolution of the causative agent of tuberculosis

Dr. Roland Brosch – Institut Pasteur, Paris, France

 

  1. 2.       The pathogenesis of tuberculosis

Dr. William R. Bishai – KwaZulu-Natal Research Institute for Tuberculosis and HIV, South Africa and Johns Hopkins University Center for Tuberculosis Research, USA

 

  1. 3.       Molecular mechanisms of drug resistance in M. tuberculosis

Dr. Daniela Cirillo – San Raffaele Hospital, Milan, Italy

 

  1. 4.       Basics of tuberculosis epidemiology

Prof. Frank Cobelens – Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, Netherlands

 

  1. 5.       Global Epidemiology of TB

Dr. Philippe Glaziou – Stop TB Department at the World Health Organization, Switzerland

 

  1. 6.       Social determinants of tuberculosis

Dr. Knut Lonnroth – Stop TB Department at the World Health Organization, Switzerland

 

  1. 7.       The development of current treatments for tuberculosis

Dr. Andrew Nunn – MRC Clinical Trials Unit, UK

 

  1. 8.       The international approach to the control of tuberculosis

Dr. Mario Raviglione – Stop TB Department, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland

 

  1. 9.       Drug resistance in tuberculosis and its public health management

Dr. Paul Nunn – Stop TB Department, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland

 

  1. 10.   Impact of HIV on tuberculosis in the developing world and how to manage it

Prof. Anthony D. Harries – International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease, UK

 

  1. 11.   India: the epicentre of global TB control

Dr. Madhukar Pai – McGill University, Canada

 

  1. 12.   Community engagement in TB care

Dr. Haileyesus Getahun – Stop TB Department at the World Health Organization, Switzerland

 

  1. 13.   Development of new regimens for tuberculosis

Dr. Zhenkun Ma – Global Alliance for TB Drug Development, USA

 

  1. C.      Biomarkers: The path forward to highly sensitive and specific molecular diagnostics – Series updated with 1 New Talk

 

  1. 14.   Biomarkers for Huntington’s disease – promises and challenges

Prof. Sarah Tabrizi – University College London, UK

 

  1. D.     Calcium Signaling: Regulation, Mechanisms, Effectors, Role in Disease and Recent Advances ISeries updated with 1 New Talk

 

  1. 15.   Mechanisms Regulating STIM Expression and Function in Ca2+ Signaling

Dr. Jonathan Soboloff – Temple University School of Medicine, USA

 

  1. E.      Cells of the Innate Immune System: Roles in health and diseaseSeries updated with 1 New Talk

 

  1. 16.   Historic introduction to innate immunity

Prof. Heiko Herwald – Lund University, Sweden

Prof. Arne Egesten – Lund University, Sweden

 

  1. F.       Macrophage Heterogeneity and Function: Role in innate and adaptive immunitySeries updated with 2 New Talks

 

  1. 17.   The alveolar macrophage

Dr. Ronald G. Crystal – Weill Medical College of Cornell University, USA

 

  1. 18.   Triggering receptors expressed on myeloid cells (TREM)

Dr. Daniel W. McVicar

 

  1. G.     Physiology and Pathophysiology of Neuroglia: Roles in health and diseaseSeries updated with 1 New Talk

 

  1. 19.   The Impact of astrocyte mitochondrial ATP production on neuroprotection after stroke

Prof. James Lechleiter – University of Texas Health Science Center, USA

 

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