Online Lectures

Did you know that cells in the body of plants and animals have their own language? They can scream “help” or “stay away”! This helps our body to adapt to future stress. For example, when we get sick by breathing in a germ, how does our whole body feel sick? How do we get stronger and faster when we exercise? Do you know that mothers can even communicate with their babies in womb to prepare them for when they are born? Together, we’ll learn about some of the conversations IN your body and talk about some ways in which you can try to tune in to the signals.

About Dr. Sandeep Raha Dr. Raha is the Co-Founder and Director of the McMaster Children & Youth University and an Associate Professor in the Department of Pediatrics at McMaster University. Since 2007, Dr. Raha has been a Principle Investigator in the Department of Pediatrics, at McMaster University where his research has focused on understanding how dietary, pharmaceutical and environmental stressors impact placental function and potentially alter the post-natal health of the baby.