Tag: Health & Medicine

Events

Georgia Institute of Technology

The Sam Flax Lecture Series presents "Public Health and Racial Inequality: The Links between Covid-19 and the Summer BLM Protests

Interested in making a real-world impact? This talk by top infectious disease and public policy experts, Greg Millett and Jeff Crowley, will draw a through-line linking HIV disparities, Covid-19, and the Black Lives Matter protests. It will also discuss how students and faculty can have immediate and…

Ancient DNA, Neanderthals, and Human Health with Dr. Joseph Lachance

Why do genetic disease risks vary across the globe? Did our ancestors mate with Neanderthals? How healthy were ancient humans? The answers to these questions can be found in the genomes of ancient and modern humans. The complex histories of our ancestors are written in DNA and natural selection contributes…

Loss and Resurrection

In her series titled Loss and Resurrection, lens-based artist and photographer Manjari Sharma documents her mother's on-going battle against (Frontotemporal) dementia. In conversation with Dr. Whitney Wharton, a cognitive neuroscientist at Emory's Nell Hodgson Woodruff Nursing School, and Dr. Candy…