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Share and Learn: Topics in Medicine, Mental Health, Science, and Ethics w/ Dr. Carol Portlock (Online)

January 31 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Thanks to vaccines and medical innovation, we are gradually moving away from the Covid pandemic. Retired oncologist Carol Portlock will discuss the new and intriguing science that lies ahead, including Covid. Clinical psychologist Frank Corigliano will continue to address your concerns about managing day-to-day during this trying time.

Suggested readings:

Graph demonstrating Omicron infection as compared to prior Covid variantshttps://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2022/01/22/science/charting-omicron-infection.htmlA new IV prevention therapy for Covidhttps://www.gilead.com/news-and-press/press-room/press-releases/2022/1/fda-approves-veklury-remdesivir-for-the-treatment-of-nonhospitalized-patients-at-high-risk-for-covid19-disease-progressionGenetic manipulation of cells, discovery and applicationDr Beatrice Mintz, discoverer and obituaryhttps://www.rockefeller.edu/greengard-prize/recipients/mintz/Human transplant of pig-derived kidneyshttps://www.nytimes.com/2022/01/20/health/transplants-pig-human-kidney.htmlCan removing cataracts improve or prevent dementia?https://www.nytimes.com/2022/01/24/well/mind/cataract-surgery-dementia.html

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Date:
January 31
Time:
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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