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States of Grace - An Inspiring Journey of Resilience, and Renewal
Winner of multiple audience awards, States of Grace intimately captures the profound transformation of a revered physician and her family in the wake of a life-changing accident. For Dr. Grace Dammann, a pioneering AIDS specialist who was honored by the…
4 videos
Brainstorm - Unpacking the Stigma Behind Epilepsy
Emmy Award-winning journalist Stacia Kalinoski confronts her epilepsy after losing her career to a seizure. As she seeks treatment including brain surgery, she documents her journey as a way to raise awareness about the brain disorder that affects over 3…
A Spark of Nerve - Restoring Movement to Paralyzed Limbs
Dr. Susan E. Mackinnon is a plastic surgeon whose pioneering work in nerve transfer surgery is restoring movement to limbs that many doctors believe to be permanently paralyzed. Loren was 15 when she was brutally stabbed five times, severing the…
4 videos
Emergency
Part of the Series: Brain Doctors
BBC
The brain is the most complex and mysterious organ in the body and the neurosurgeons of Oxford's John Radcliffe Hospital like Jay Jayamohan deal with brains which go badly wrong. Each year the hospital's Neurosurgery Department looks after 1,500 acutely…
The Decision
Part of the Series: Brain Doctors
BBC
The parents of two year old Raj face an unimaginable dilemma. Ray has a brain tumour which, untreated, will kill him within months. Doctors at Oxford's John Radcliffe Hospital can operate but the surgery carries a high risk of paralysis.…
Against All Odds
Part of the Series: Brain Doctors
BBC
At Oxford's John Radcliffe Hospital, mum Adele has just heard the devastating news from brain surgeon Jay Jayamohan that her three-year-old daughter Cerys has a malignant brain cancer. This film follows Cerys's battle and shows other patients who are battling…
A Patient's Guide To Cardiac Surgery (Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery)
Part of the Series: A Patient's Guide
What happens on the day of surgery, immediately after surgery on through the weeks after surgery is covered using 3D animations, video, and motion graphics. This program is designed to help set expectations and successfully help individuals understand the surgical…
Hidden Heart - The First Heart Transplant in South Africa
Cape Town 1967. Caucasian Christian Barnard transplants the first human heart, but behind him stood an unknown black man: Hamilton Naki