by Chatrina Melcher, Yuri Quintana, PhD, Laetitia Bigger, PhD, David Wiljer, PhD, Joan Dzenowagis, PhD and Alejandro (Alex) R. Jadad, MD, DPhil, FRCPC, FCAHS
European School of Oncology: Learning to Care. Chatrina Melcher Founded in 1982, the European School of Oncology is based on the idea of uniting the clinical, cultural and scientific traditions of European oncology. The motto of the school is “learning to care,” and this institution is...
Keywords: Cancer E-health Patient Support Information Professional Education
by Cindy Brock
Hear from an elementary school technology coach about what students and teachers want from interactive Websites and how Web 2.0 tools are used in the classroom. In this presentation, Cindy Brock will share examples of current Web 2.0 tools that teachers and students are using in her school. She will...
Keywords: Social Media Web 2.0 Blog Kid Blog Avatar Technology Classroom Cure4Kids Global Summit
by Michael M. Grant, PhD
by Cameron D. Norman, PhD
Social media and the multimedia networks that they support provide a platform for engaging youth and young adults across diverse contexts in a manner that supports different forms of creative expression. Drawing on more than 15 years of experience using eHealth promotion strategies to youth...
Keywords: Social Media Youth Engagement Systems Thinking Achievement Cure4Kids Global Summit
by Yuri Quintana, PhD
Cure4Kids for Kids is an educational initiative of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital devoted to educating children and parents about cancer and healthy living. The specific goals are (1) to educate children, parents, and teachers about cancer and dispel misconceptions, (2) to educate...
by Jeffrey S. Wigand, MA, PhD, MAT, ScD
SMOKE-FREE KIDS is the nonprofit foundation that conducts interactive educational seminars through SMOKE-FREE KIDS on all student levels—in elementary, middle, or high schools, as well as colleges and postgraduate institutions of law, medicine, business management, and education. SMOKE-FREE...
Keywords: Tobacco Education Classroom Activities Tobacco Policy Cure4Kids Global Summit
by Lisa Bouchier-Hayes, PhD
Lisa Bouchier-Hayes, PhD provides an excellent review of apoptosis, or programmed cell death, including the fundamental steps of apoptosis and its importance in cell function. The importance of apoptosis is to sculpt tissues in embryogenesis and metamorphosis, which are primary steps for growth...
Keywords: Apoptosis Confocal Microscopy Cytocrome Cytochrome C-GFP Homeostasis Fluorescent Proteins
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