I don’t think just because we’re physicians and scientists, that we need to bury our heads in the sand and act like nothing’s going on. The lack of diversity has led to bad science. I … Continue reading Racial Bias in Science and Medicine // Who’s Included?
It’s very difficult to separate the idea of race from its biologic component, or genetic ancestry, because they’re interrelated. And in medicine there’re very clear examples where we know that race is very important. And … Continue reading The Impact of Race and Genetic Ancestry on Medicine // Which Box Do I Check?
Data and Medicine This is really a magic era for software. We can use computers now to simulate so many different things. So every person has a DNA sequence that’s 3 billion letters long. That’s … Continue reading Data and Medicine
A woman living in a poor neighborhood is three times more likely to deliver prematurely than a woman in an affluent neighborhood. Across all cancers the death rate for african-americans is 25% higher than for … Continue reading UCSF: The Campaign – Partnering to Achieve Health Equity
This program is presented by University of California Television Like what you learn? Visit our website or follow us on facebook and twitter to keep up with the latest UCTV program Good evenening every one. … Continue reading Fat Chance: Fructose 2.0