Medical and Patient Educational videos

Highlighted talk:

Full presentation Chronic pulmonary aspergillosis, by Prof David Denning. Presented in March 2016.

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Our microscopic army against fungal killers

Cryptococcus, like many fungi, produces spores that are found in the air that we breathe. These spores will be inhaled into our lungs but they do not cause any harm because of our immune defences.

The host-pathogen struggle for nutrients

We can view an infection as a battle between the human host and the microbial invader. The outcome of which decides whether the host remains healthy or succumbs to disease.

All day in hospital

I have Sarcoidosis, Chronic Pulmonary Aspergillosis (CPA) and a very low CD4 count. I have challenged myself to do a daily vlog for 30 days

Follow me on twitter @StewArmstrong

A Month in the Life of a CPA Patient

Stewart Armstrong has chronic pulmonary aspergillosis and has undertaken to record a video of every day of his life for a month in order to help raise awareness of aspergillosis and how it impacts their daily lives.

Royal Society Summer Science Exhibition 2016: Killer Fungus

Global fungal killers and life-threatening infections

Fungi are everywhere, and a few species can cause very serious lethal infections. Fungal infections 

Azole Resistance in Aspergillus Isolates: Multicentre Study
Future of Food Summit 2015 - Aflatoxin

This panel considers and debates one of the greatest obstacles to food security in many parts of the world: mycotoxin. Aflatoxin is a particularly dangerous mycotoxin produced predominantly by two Aspergillus fungi.

CIBSE ASHRAE Group - Unclean, unclean! Health threats from ventilation and air conditioning

The role of poorly maintained ventilation ductwork in spreading airborne infections is largely ignored because it is ‘out of sight out of mind’, but recent analysis by healthcare professionals confirms that the risks are increasing.

Children learning about good fungi and bacteria

Oliphant Science Awards - Year 1 project by Haruki Kurioka, Aleksa Novakovic and Bogdan Novakovic (St Andrew's Primary School, Adelaide)

Right frontotemporal craniotomy for resection of right cavernous sinus fungal infection
Active Cycle of Breathing Technique
Meet e-Patient Dave: Take control of your illness management
What healthcare will look like in 2020: Patient communication
Patient Satisfaction or Patient Experience ?
Patients & Carers meeting March 2016 (7th AAA): British Lung Foundation

Vicky Barber introduces the British Lung Foundation to patients 

Patients & Carers meeting March 2016 (7th AAA): European Lung Foundation

Jeanette Boyd introduces the Eurpoean Lung Foundation (ELF) to patients

Patients & Carers meeting March 2016 (7th AAA): Fungal Vaccines

Dr. Stuart Levitz discusses animal research, antifungal vaccines and boosting the immune system, plus Q & A with patients

How the Care Team Concept Applies to the Management of Cutaneous Fungal Diseases (Medscape CME)
The Rise in Antifungal Resistance (CDC Expert)
Fungal Infection Outbreak: What Should Physicians Be Doing? (CDC Expert)
Fungal Endophthalmitis: Diagnosis and Treatment (CDC Expert)
Fungal Disease: A Growing Nemesis (CDC Expert)
BBC NW Tonight: Dangers of Drying Clothes on Radiators

News article made for the regional BBC TV program North West Tonight during the 7th Advances Against Aspergillosis Meeting in Manchester, UK. March 3rd 2016.