Health & Medicine Videos

How to Kill a Superbug
How to Kill a Superbug

Fighting antibiotic resistance with phage therapy

Evolutionary biologist Paul Turner researches how phages can be used against drug resistant bacteria. He offers a glimpse into a future where we can outsmart and ultimately overcome the resilient superbugs that threaten public health.
Finding Faith in Science
Finding Faith in Science

Finding Faith in Science

Dr. Tshaka Cunningham is a molecular biologist and a Black man of faith. This short film explores Dr. Cunningham’s personal and professional identities, and how they unite to help him promote community health through personal genomics.
Pieces of a Puzzle
Pieces of a Puzzle

Christopher Rudd's seminal experiments on T-Cell Activation

Researchers are harnessing the power of the human immune system to create new treatments for diseases such as cancer. In this video, meet Christopher Rudd, Ph.D., a scientist whose seminal immunology experiments led to the development of cancer immunotherapies.
A Winding Life Through Science
A Winding Life Through Science

Virginia Man-Yee Lee recounts her inspiring journey into becoming a lead researcher of Alzheimer’s and other neurodegenerative diseases

Neuropathologist Virginia Man-Yee Lee, Ph.D., challenged prevailing stereotypes about what a Chinese woman could accomplish to become a leader in Alzheimer’s and other neurodegenerative disease research. Learn about her journey in this short film.
Studying Coronaviruses
Studying Coronaviruses

The steps taken once an outbreak hits and the ways in which this process could change for the better

When an infectious disease outbreak happens, medical workers and public health officials mobilize, but there are also teams of researchers that snap into action. Dr. Tracey Goldstein and Dr. Koen Van Rompay are both actively involved in different initiatives to find answers surrounding the COVID-19 epidemic.
Talking about Race and Medicine
Talking about Race and Medicine

Importance of Improving Diversity and Inclusion in Science

There is ample evidence that race can be a major factor in health outcomes. But racial and ethnic minorities are underrepresented in clinical and biomedical research. In this series, Dr. Esteban Burchard talks about the consequences of this underrepresentation and what does it mean for equity in research and medicine.
The Discovery of Lung Surfactant
The Discovery of Lung Surfactant

John Clements details his groundbreaking discovery which has saved millions of neonatal lives

The expansion of lungs for oxygen exchange is facilitated by lung surfactant. The groundbreaking discovery of this substance was made by Dr. John Clements. In this video, Clements details his scientific journey, touching on his early research, the resistance he encountered in the field, and the discovery of lung surfactant, which has saved millions of neonatal lives.