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Introductory Human Physiology with Jennifer Carbrey and Emma Jakoi

– Hi, I’m Mimi Jakoi. I’m the course director for Introductory Human Physiology and I just want to have a few words about what our course is about and what physiology is about. Physiology in general is an integrative science that deals with complex living organisms from cells and molecules to organs and organ systems […]

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The biology of Alzheimer’s – and what we might do to cure it | Lou Reese

Why do people get Alzheimer’s? How do you differentiate amongst the different types, and what’s really going on? With imaging now we can see the accumulation of certain toxic proteins in people’s brains. There is general consensus that there are a number of these that are implicated in the disease. A-beta (or Beta-Amyloid), tau, alpha […]

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Meet the Doctoral Researcher – Physiology & Biochemistry

Hi I’m Joanna Vella. My doctoral studies are in population and forensic genetics, and medical genetics, within the Faculty of Medicine and Surgery. I am tracing the origins of the Maltese, by investigating maternal and paternal ancestry. I am doing this by studying the lineage markers: Mitochondrial DNA — which is inherited maternally — and […]

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Genomics and Biomedical Informatics – edX Course Trailer

>Sorry, Chief So what film are we doing today? It’s not a film, it’s a course. A course? Yes, for physicians. Genomics and Biomedical Informatics I recorded the trailer for Star Trek. Are you aware of that? Genomics and Biomedical Informatics trailer Take one “In a time of cracking the human genome, the field of […]

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