May 23, 2016 KPBS covers the research taking place at UC San Diego on the data generated by wearable cameras and GPS trackers. Researchers are gaining valuable information from this data but ethical questions arise about how this information should be used, how to protect
Date & Time Wed, 04/06/2016 at 5:00-7:00 PM Overview Advances in genome sequencing hold tremendous promise for providing answers, tailored therapies and in some case cures for undiagnosed patients. However, how to interpret and act upon volumes of complex genomic data remains a challenge for sequencing
Date & Time Wed, 03/02/2016 at 5:00-7pm Overview The ability to deliver interventions in the home offers both convenience and greater access for families. However, the need to evaluate the success of the interventions in the home also poses some challenges. In advance of our discussion,
KPBS News consults Research Ethics Program Director, Mike Kalichman, on the results of the first clinical trial for the experimental Ebola drug, ZMapp. ZMapp is a San Diego-made drug given to 36 patients in the clinical trial.
Date & Time Wed, 05/04/2016 at 5:00-7:00 PM Register Overview Our REACH group (Research in Environments, Active aging and Community Health) is using wearable cameras and location-tracking devices to observe how people behave in real life. The National Institutes of Health (NIH) supports our work, which
Date & Time Wed, 02/03/2016 5:00-7:00 PM Overview Individuals track a variety of their personal health data (PHD) via a growing number of wearable devices and smartphone apps. More and more PHD is also being captured passively as people use social networks, shop on-line, search