Barbara Natterson-Horowitz

What veterinarians know that physicians don't

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About Barbara Natterson-Horowitz

Barbara Natterson-Horowitz is a cardiologist whose patients include gorillas, lions, wallabies, and humans. Her medical rounds sometimes take place at the Los Angeles Zoo, or might include veterinarians in a discussion of human health at the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, but always channel the perspective of Charles Darwin.

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At TEDMED, Barbara Natterson-Horowitz (Professor of Medicine in the Division of Cardiology at UCLA Medical School) offers an unusual perspective on how human patients, including those suffering from mental illnesses, can be helped by applying insights from animal health.

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