Host Kevin Patton outlines the analogy of a high-wire walker as a model for homeostasis. Plus an update in how bones grow in length and how the measles virus causes immune amnesia.
00:44 | Measles & Immune Amnesia
09:16 | Sponsored by HAPS
09:44 | Bone Growth Update
13:55 | Sponsored by AAA
14:27 | Featured: The Wallenda Model of Homeostasis
40:43 | Sponsored by HAPI Online Graduate Program
41:32 | Hearing from YOU
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1 | Measles and Immune Amnesia
Measles (MV) is very contagious and can be deadly, even though some cases are mild to moderate. However, it can also "erase" some or all of our immune memory!
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3 | Bone Growth Update
How we understand growth of a long bone at the epiphyseal plate may be changing a bit. Check out the audio and the links below to find out more.
4 | Sponsored by AAA
The searchable transcript for this episode, as well as the captioned audiogram of this episode, are sponsored by The American Association of Anatomists (AAA) at anatomy.org. Their big meeting is in April at the Experimental Biology (EB) meeting in Orlando FL. Check it out!
5 | The Wallenda Model of Homeostasis
Multiple models of homeostasis may be needed for students to fully understand the important core concept of homeostasis. Here, Kevin describes an analogy he uses—a person on a highwire. Listen to why he calls this model The Wallenda Model and find out how he uses it to better understand homeostasis.
6 | Sponsored by HAPI Online Graduate Program
The Master of Science in Human Anatomy & Physiology Instruction—the MS-HAPI—is graduate program for A&P teachers. A combination of science courses (enough to qualify you to teach at the college level) and courses in instructional practice, this program helps you power up your teaching. Kevin Patton is a faculty member in this program. Check it out!
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