Space Medicine

UCSF has a long history of pioneering biomedical research and a bold vision for advancing health worldwide. This innovative series provides insights into the complexities of optimizing human health and medical management in Space.

Knowledge of physical and behavioral adaptations to Human Space Exploration and the countermeasures to these has deepened our understanding of many medical conditions. Pioneering research and development of innovative solutions for Space travel are informing terrestrial health care, advancing our capabilities in remote medical management and informing the future practice of medicine.

You will find fascinating presentations by space health experts, including astronauts, clinicians, scientists, engineers, health tech innovators and NASA thought leaders, sharing how space-associated science and technology can accelerate medical innovation and provide health benefits universally.

Browse more programs in Space Medicine and Its Influence on Earth.