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Doc Talks: The Future of Medicine

February 2017 Series

Presented by Banner – University Medical Center and the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson

Preserving Memories: What it Will Take to End Alzheimer’s
Eric Reiman, MD, executive director of the Banner Alzheimer’s Institute, University of Arizona professor of psychiatry and director of the Arizona Alzheimer’s Consortium, discusses the latest research and lifestyle interventions surrounding this feared disease.

Precision Medicine: Turning Sick Care into Health Care
Charles Cairns, MD, dean of the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson and Kenneth Ramos, MD, PhD, interim dean of the UA Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix and UA associate vice president for precision health sciences, discuss new personalized approaches to old challenges in medicine, including new diagnostic and treatment advances in cancer, lung, cardiac and infectious disease.

Gut Microbes: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
Fayez Ghishan, MD, professor and chair of the UA Department of Pediatrics in Tucson and director of the UA Steele Children’s Research Center, discusses gut microbiota in health and disease.

TAKE A DEEP BREATH: IS A CURE FOR ASTHMA ON THE HORIZON?
Monica Kraft, MD, professor and chair of the UA Department of Medicine in Tucson and associate director of the UA Health Sciences Asthma and Airway Disease Research Center, discusses personalized approaches to asthma treatment.