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

CytoVas

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

Red Wolves

Guest: T. DeLene Beeland, author, science and nature writer
Topic: DeLene’s new book, The Secret World of Red Wolves: The Fight to Save North America’s Other Wolf

DeLene’s professional writing site

The Secret World of Red Wolves

Friends of the Red Wolf

Wild Muse (DeLene’s blog)

Click to Download: Radio In Vivo July 17, 2013

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DeLene Beeland

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Psychiatric disease risk genes and newborns’ brain structures

Guest: Dr. Rebecca Knickmeyer, Assistant Professor of Psychology; UNC-Chapel Hill
Topics: Imaging and genomics applied to newborns’ brains to predict psychiatric disease, sex differences in neonatal brain structure

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Dr. Rebecca Knickmeyer

Rebecca’s UNC School of Medicine faculty page

Common Variants in Psychiatric Risk Genes Predict Brain Structure at Birth

Fetal Testosterone and Sex Differences (PubMed link)

Click to Download: Radio In Vivo July 10, 2013

Computational Robotics

Guest: Dr. Ron Alterovitz, Assistant Professor of Computer Science; Director, Computational Robotics Research Group, UNC-Chapel Hill
Topics: Medical robotics, home assistance robotics

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Dr. Ron Alterovitz

UNC Computational Robotics Group

Click to Download: Radio In Vivo June 19, 2013

The Genius of Dogs

Guest: Dr. Brian Hare, Associate Professor of Evolutionary Anthropology; Member, Center for Cognitive Neuroscience; Director, Duke Canine Cognition Center, Duke University; Co-founder, Dognition
Topics: Brian’s and Vanessa Woods’s new book, The Genius of Dogs, the new company Dognition

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Dr. Brian Hare

Amazon site for The Genius of Dogs

Brian’s website

Dognition

Duke Canine Cognition Center

Click to Download: Radio In Vivo June 5, 2013

NHGRI Director Eric Green lecture

A Special Edition of Radio In Vivo: a keynote lecture by Dr. Eric Green, director of the National Human Genome Research Institute, delivered at the Friday Center in Chapel Hill April 23, 2013 at the launch of the National Consortium for Data Science (NCDS).  Dr. Green’s topic: “The Human Genomics Landscape a Decade After the Human Genome Project”

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Eric Green, MD, PhD

Click here to access the full-length video version of Dr. Green’s lecture

The National Consortium for Data Science (NCDS)

RENCI (Renaissance Computing Institute)

Click to Download: Radio In Vivo May 29, 2013

Fungi R Us

Guest: Dr. Cedric Pearce, Founder and CEO, Mycosynthetix, Inc.
Topics: Fungi as sources of drugs and agricultural products, natural products in drug discovery, Mycosynthetix library of 55,000 fungi, Cedric’s career, scientists as entrepreneurs

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Dr. Cedric Pearce

Mycosynthetix, Inc.

Coleman Entrepreneurial Fellow Cedric Pearce on YouTube discussing his UNCG course on entrepreneurship

Click to Download: Radio In Vivo May 8, 2013