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Skin cancer in (under) five minutes.

A very (!) brief introduction to skin cancer.

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Physics matters!

Physics underpins much of modern medicine. Dermatology in particular requires an understanding of the physics of ultraviolet radiation. In this video I summarise the key concepts, with an eye always…

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Urticaria: from nettle stings to autoimmunity (HD)

I describe the basic pathogenesis of urticaria. I show how nettle stings (urtica) produce architecturally similar lesions, and how a variety of factors can activate mast cells, leading to…

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Skin biology: pigmentation

What is the purpose of human pigmentation? How does it work and what happens if skin pigmentation is not suited to the environment? This video is designed for year 1 students and those in the (new)…

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Skin biology: the basic cellular anatomy

A brief introduction to the anatomy of the epidermis and dermis, outlining the key cell types and what they do. Serves as a base on which to build a more detailed knowledge from the later videos.…

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Should you lie in the sun?

A brief recap of the various arguments for and against sun exposure in relation to human health.

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Skin cancer: an unhelpful term?

Skin cancers behave very differently biologically. Is the term still useful in the clinic?

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