Diabetes Therapies



Guests: James Green, Chairman and CEO, and Dr. William Wilkison, COO, Islet Sciences, Inc., Raleigh
Topics: Islet Sciences and its pipeline of treatments and diagnostics for metabolic disorders including diabetes and non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH)

 

Islet Sciences, Inc.

BHV Pharma pipeline

Click to Download: Radio In Vivo November 19, 2014

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James Green

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Dr. William Wilkison

Nanomaterials health and safety

Guest: Dr. James Bonner, Professor of Toxicology, Department of Biological Sciences, North Carolina State University
Topics: Nanotechnology health and safety, health effects of respiratory exposures to nanomaterials

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Dr. James Bonner

 

The Bonner Lab

“Coating carbon nanotubes reduces lung injury risk” NIEHS Environmental Factor newsletter article, October 2014

“Nanotechnology: Looking As We Leap” Ernie’s 2004 Environmental Health Perspectives article on nanomaterials health and safety

NIEHS nanotechnology research

National Toxicology Program (NTP) Nanotechnology Safety Initiative

Click to Download: Radio In Vivo November 12, 2014

Dragonfly Thinking

Guest: Dr. Bruce Oberhardt, President, BJO Biomedical, LLC; author, Dragonfly Thinking
Topics: Problem-solving with Dragonfly Thinking, biomedical devices, biomedical engineering

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Dr. Bruce Oberhardt

 

Bruce’s website

Dragonfly Thinking: Problem Solving for a Successful Future Amazon site (great gift for young professionals and students!)

CoaguChek site

Nanovector, Inc.

Click to Download: Radio In Vivo November 5, 2014

Marshall Brain

Guest: Marshall Brain – author, entrepreneur, NCSU professor, blogger, renaissance man, founder of HowStuffWorks.com, TV producer, speaker
Topics: Marshall’s varied career, including his books, websites, and TV shows; entrepreneurship, his concepts about the meaning of life and religion

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Marshall Brain

 

Marshall’s website

HowStuffWorks.com

Click to Download: Radio In Vivo October 29, 2014

Pediatric Food Allergies

Guest: Dr. Wesley Burks, Chair, Department of Pediatrics, UNC School of Medicine; Physician-in-chief, North Carolina Children’s Hospital
Topics: Pediatric food allergies, food intolerance, peanut allergies, egg allergies, new therapeutic approaches

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Dr. Wesley Burks

 

UNC Department of Pediatrics bio page

UNC Food Allergy Initiative

UNC CARE newsletter #6, “Spotlight on Food Allergies”

Click to Download: Radio In Vivo October 15, 2014

American Scientist & Sigma Xi

Guests: Fenella Saunders, Managing Editor, American Scientist, and Dr. Jamie Vernon, Editor-in-Chief, American Scientist; Director of Science Communications and Publications, Sigma Xi
Topics: American Scientist magazine, Sigma Xi, the Scientific Research Society, science writing and communication

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Fenella Saunders and Dr. Jamie Vernon (on the air!)

 

American Scientist

Sigma Xi, the Scientific Research Society

Chronicle of the New Researcher

American Scientist multimedia page (including Pizza Lunch podcasts)

Click to Download: Radio In Vivo September 10, 2014

Synthetic Biology

Guest: Dr. Lingchong You, Paul Ruffin Scarborough Associate Professor of Engineering; Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Duke University
Topics: Synthetic biology, cell-to-cell communication, synthetic gene circuits, quorum sensing, antibiotic resistance, sociomicrobiology, bistability, mathematical modeling of cellular networks

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Dr. Lingchong You

 

Duke Laboratory of Biological Networks (Lingchong’s lab)

Lingchong’s Duke Center for Genomic and Computational Biology (GCB) faculty page

Lingchong’s Duke Biomedical Engineering Department faculty page

Duke Engineer article on Lingchong’s research

Click to Download: Radio In Vivo August 27, 2014

DNA Identification

Guest: Dr. James Fuller, VP and Laboratory Director, intelliGENETICS, Hilton Head, SC; 2014-15 President, NC Academy of Science
Topics: The evolving science of DNA identification, Jim’s career, contamination/misidentification of cell lines, reproducibility, NC Academy of Science

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Dr. James Fuller

 

intelliGENETICS home page

International Cell Line Authentication Committee

North Carolina Academy of Science

Click to Download: Radio In Vivo August 20, 2014

Cervical Cancer in Haiti



Guests: Dr. David Walmer and Kathy Walmer, Family Health Ministries, Inc.; adjunct professors, Duke Global Health Institute
Topics:
Cervical cancer and HPV screening in Haiti, Family Health Ministries’ work in Haiti

Family Health Ministries

Duke Global Health Institute

David’s staff bio at Atlantic Reproductive Medicine Specialists, Raleigh, NC

“The MacGyver Cure for Cancer,” NY Times article, May 23, 2014

Click to Download: Radio In Vivo July 30, 2014

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Kathy Walmer

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Dr. David Walmer

NC Jaycee Burn Center

Guest: Dr. Bruce Cairns, John Stackhouse Distinguished Professor of Surgery, UNC School of Medicine; Director, North Carolina Jaycee Burn Center
Topics: North Carolina Jaycee Burn Center history and programs, Bruce’s career and research, state of the science in burn research

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Dr. Bruce Cairns

 

North Carolina Jaycee Burn Center

Cairns Lab

Bruce’s faculty page, Department of Microbiology and Immunology

Daily Tar Heel, April 22, 2014, “Bruce Cairns elected as UNC faculty chairman”

Click to Download: Radio In Vivo July 23, 2014