Multimedia Archives


Endoplasmic reticulum stress

Gökhan S. Hotamisligil, J.S. Simmons Professor of Genetics and Metabolism and Chair, Department of Genetics and Complex Diseases, discusses a new Nature study on endoplasmic reticulum…

Rob van Dam

Premature death

Rob van Dam, Assistant Professor in the Department of Nutrition, on healthy lifestyles and premature mortality. (October, 2008) Please click the player icon above…

Lorelei Mucci

Genes and prostate cancer in men

Lorelei Mucci, associate professor of epidemiology, was a co-author of a Nature study that identified genes that may help determine which men are likely to…


Media and tobacco use

K. “Vish” Viswanath, Associate Professor of Society, Human Development and Health, on the role of media in promoting and reducing tobacco use. (Duration: 5:37,…

Michelle Mello

Health discrimination

Michelle Mello, Professor of Law and Public Health, on whether insurers and employers can discriminate against people on the basis of personal health behaviors.…


Rethinking HIV prevention

Daniel Halperin, Lecturer on International Health, on why HIV prevention strategies need a fresh look. (May 2008, 18:46) Please click the player icon above…


Health disparities

Nancy Krieger, Professor of Society, Human Development, and Health, on trends in health disparities. (March 2008, 6:46) Please click the player icon above to…


Genetic profiling

David Hunter, Vincent L. Gregory Professor in Cancer Prevention and the Director of the Program in Molecular and Genetic Epidemiology, discusses the downsides of…