Impact of Climate Change on Farms and Forests

Guest: Dr. Steven McNulty, research ecologist, US Forest Service; director, USDA Southeast Regional Climate Hub (SERCH)
Topics: Impact of climate change on forests and agriculture in the Southeast, SERCH, Steve’s research in landscape scale modeling

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Dr. Steven McNulty

SERCH

USDA Regional Climate Hubs

USDA Forest Service Eastern Forest Environmental Threat Assessment Center (EFETAC)

“What We Know”, AAAS report on climate change, March 2014

“Climate Change: Evidence and Causes”, Royal Society/National Academy of Sciences report on climate change, February 2014

Click to Download: Radio In Vivo March 19, 2014

Quintiles and CROs

Guest: Dr. Raymond Huml, Executive Director of Strategic Drug Development and Head of Global Biosimilars Strategic Planning, Quintiles, Inc.
Topics: Quintiles, regulatory affairs, pharmaceutical due diligence, evolving business models in pharma and CROs, biosimilars

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Dr. Raymond Huml

Quintiles

Regulatory Affairs Professionals Society

Click to Download: Radio In Vivo March 12, 2014

RENCI and the National Consortium for Data Science

Guest: Dr. Stan Ahalt, director, Renaissance Computing Institute (RENCI), Chapel Hill
Topics: RENCI, National Consortium for Data Science (NCDS), iRODS (Integrated Rule-Oriented Data System)

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Dr. Stan Ahalt

RENCI

NCDS

iRODS Consortium

Click to Download: Radio In Vivo January 8, 2014

Gastrointestinal Endocrinology Research

Guest: Dr. Pauline Kay Lund, Sarah Graham Kenan professor of cell & molecular physiology, Department of Cell Biology & Physiology, UNC School of Medicine
Topics: Intestinal stem cells, intestinal epithelium, suppression of cytokine signaling (SOCS), fibrosis in regenerative medicine, microbiome, gut inflammation

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Dr. Pauline Kay Lund

Kay’s Department of Cell Biology & Physiology faculty page

Lund Lab research

UNC Center for Gastrointestinal Biology and Disease

Click to Download: Radio In Vivo December 4, 2013

Sequencing Newborns’ Genomes

Guest: Dr. Cynthia Powell, Professor of Pediatrics and Genetics, Chief of the Division of Genetics and Metabolism, Department of Pediatrics, UNC School of Medicine
Topics: Newborn genomic screening research; ethical, legal and social issues; informed consent; whole exome sequencing; fetal DNA screening

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Dr. Cynthia Powell

“UNC Partners with NIH to Explore Genomic Testing for Newborns”

NC Children’s Hospital Pediatric Genetics and Metabolism Division

Cyndi’s faculty page at Carolina Center for Genome Sciences

Click to Download: Radio In Vivo November 27, 2013

Arthritis Research

Guest: Dr. Joanne Jordan, Director, Thurston Arthritis Research Center, UNC-Chapel Hill; Chief, Division of Rheumatology, Allergy and Immunology and Joseph P. Archie Eminent Professor of Medicine, UNC School of Medicine
Topics: Arthritis research, Thurston Arthritis Research Center, Johnston County Osteoarthritis Project

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Dr. Joanne Jordan

Thurston Arthritis Research Center

Joanne’s Thurston Arthritis Research Center faculty page

Johnston County Osteoarthritis Project: project description

Click to Download: Radio In Vivo November 20, 2013

Pancreatic Cancer Research

Guest: Dr. Antonio Baines, Assistant Professor of Biology, North Carolina Central University; Cancer Research Program, Julius L. Chambers Biomedical/Biotechnology Research Institute
Topic: Pancreatic cancer research

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Dr. Antonio Baines

Tony’s NCCU/BBRI faculty page

“Team pinpoints role of key protein in pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma”

Click to Download: Radio In Vivo October 2, 2013

AHA/ASA Accelerator Program & Venture Philanthropy

Guest: Dr. Ross Tonkens, Director, American Heart Association/American Stroke Association Science and Technology Accelerator Program
Topics: AHA/ASA Accelerator Program, venture philanthropy, the “valley of death,” cardiology, contract research organizations

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Dr. Ross Tonkens

AHA/ASA Science & Technology Accelerator Program

Those interested in contributing to the “game-changing” Accelerator Program, please email Mark.Germano@heart.org

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BioKier, Inc. (refresh page to load content)

“BioKier gains funding to develop gastric bypass drug” – Bariatric News, August 2, 2013

Click to Download: Radio In Vivo September 25, 2013

Nutrigenomics, cognition and brain development

Guest: Dr. Carol Cheatham, UNC Nutrition Research Institute, Kannapolis, NC; Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology; UNC-Chapel Hill
Topics: Nutrigenomics, effects of fatty acids on cognition and brain development, blueberries and memory

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Dr. Carol Cheatham

Cheatham Lab

UNC Nutrition Research Institute (Kannapolis)

NC Research Campus (Kannapolis)

Large-Scale Human Trial Explores Blueberries and Cognitive Improvement

Click to Download: Radio In Vivo September 4, 2013

Health Services Research

Guest: Dr. Tim Carey, Director, Cecil G. Sheps Center for Health Services Research, Sarah Graham Kenan Professor of Medicine, UNC-Chapel Hill
Topics: Comparative effectiveness research, health services, translational medicine, evidence-based practice, electronic health records

The Cecil G. Sheps Center for Health Services Research

RTI-UNC Evidence-based Practice Center

Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute

Click to Download: Radio In Vivo July 31, 2013

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Dr. Tim Carey