Abstracts/Registration Open: Zombie Apocalypse Medicine Meeting

Have you been zombified by sex and/or tech? Hear from the amazing interdisciplinary speakers, be a part of art-science streaming, experience zombie films with commentary from expert brains, and more at the Zombie Apocalypse Medicine Meeting, Oct 15-18, 2020. All from the comfort of wherever you are riding out the apocalypse.

THE ZOMBIE APOCALYPSE MEDICINE MEETING

Oct 15-18, 2020

New book announcement - Technologies of the Human Corpse (MIT Press 2020)

Technologies of the Human Corpse

The relationship of the dead body with technology through history, from nineteenth-century embalming machines to the death-prevention technologies of today.

https://mitpress.mit.edu/books/technologies-human-corpse

Summary

The relationship of the dead body with technology through history, from nineteenth-century embalming machines to the death-prevention technologies of today.

My Experience Living with a Spinal Cord Injury: Kelly-Blake and Van Linden - Episode 22

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In the words of guest Mark Van Linden, “adversity can present itself to anybody at any time.” This episode features a personal narrative of life with a spinal cord injury. Dr. Karen Kelly-Blake, Associate Professor in the Center for Ethics and Humanities in the Life Sciences and the Department of Medicine at the Michigan State University College of Human Medicine, is joined by Mark Van Linden, MSA, and president of Adversity Solutions LLC. Mr. Van Linden experienced a spinal cord injury in 2009.

Why I Left the U.S. for My Surgical Procedure: Fleck and Fluegel - Episode 21

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What would you do if you needed surgery, but seeking care would mean $25,000 or more in medical debt? Would you consider traveling to another country to receive the same surgery at a fraction of that cost? Would you put off seeking care entirely, until it became an emergency situation?

Shared Decision-Making in Colorectal Cancer Screening: Jimbo and Kelly-Blake - Episode 20

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This episode features guests Dr. Karen Kelly-Blake, Associate Professor in the Michigan State University Center for Ethics and Humanities in the Life Sciences, and Dr. Masahito Jimbo, Professor in the Department of Family Medicine at University of Michigan Medical School. Drs.

New Episode: Considering Consciousness in Neuroscience Research

What can neuroscience tell us about human consciousness, the developing brains of babies, or lab-grown brain-like tissue? How do we define “consciousness” when it is a complex, much-debated topic? In this episode, Michigan State University researchers Dr. Laura Cabrera, Assistant Professor in the Center for Ethics and Humanities in the Life Sciences, and Dr.

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