PCSK9 Diagnostic Test

Guest: Dr. Quantil Melendez, CEO, NIFP Technologies LLC, Durham
Topics: NIFP Technologies, PCSK9 protein, cardiovascular disease, diabetes, diagnostic test

 

Dr. Quantil Melendez

 

“Scientists Develop Quick Test for Cardiovascular Disease”

2017 publication: “Hypercholesterolemia: The Role of PCSK9”

NIFP Technologies gofundme page

Dr. Dayami Lopez NCCU faculty page

BRITE at NCCU (Biomanufacturing Research Institute and Technology Enterprise)

Click to Download: Radio In Vivo, August 15, 2018

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Panaceutics, Inc.

 

Guests: Panaceutics, Inc.:  Co-founders CTO Edison Hudson, CSO Staton Noel III
Topics: Panaceutics’ technology platform for robotic preparation of gel packs with personalized medication formulations and nutritional applications, establishment and progress of the RTP company

 

Panaceutics, Inc., “Personalized Formulations Produced in Innovative Forms”

Ivanhoe story: “Edible Gel Replaces 20 Heart Pills a Day

RTP Discover profile of Panaceutics, Inc.

Click to Download: Radio In Vivo July 25, 2018

Staton Noel III

Edison Hudson

 

Natural Products Drug Discovery

Guest: Dr. Joshua Pierce, Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry, NC State University
Topics: Natural Products to Drugs Initiative (NP2D), Comparative Medicine Institute at NC State, drug discovery

Dr. Joshua Pierce

 

Pierce Research Group

Comparative Medicine Institute

“Finding New Drugs, Faster” NCSU article about the Natural Products to Drugs (NP2D) initiative

Click to Download: Radio In Vivo June 27, 2018

Physical Oceanography

Guest: Dr. Susan Lozier, Distinguished Professor, Earth and Ocean Sciences, Nicholas School of the Environment, Duke University
Topics: Physical oceanography, large scale ocean circulation, meridional overturning, North Atlantic overturning, oceans and climate change, ocean acidification

 

Dr. Susan Lozier

 

Susan Lozier home page

Oceans research at the Nicholas School of the Environment

Nature: “Ocean-wide sensor array provides new look at global ocean current”

O-SNAP: Overturning in the Subpolar North Atlantic Program

Click to Download: Radio In Vivo June 6, 2018

The Science of Sleep

Guest: Dr. Graham Diering, assistant professor, Department of Cell Biology & Physiology, UNC-Chapel Hill
Topics: Sleep and memory, learning, synaptic homeostasis hypothesis

 

Dr. Graham Diering

 

The Diering Lab

Graham’s UNC faculty page

“Sleep on it” Graham’s essay in Science as finalist for the 2017 Eppendorf & Science Prize for Neurobiology

Click to Download: Radio In Vivo May 30, 2018

Neurodegenerative Diseases

Guest: Dr. Todd Cohen, Assistant Professor, Department of Neurology, UNC School of Medicine
Topics: Pathogenic mechanisms underlying neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer’s and ALS, abnormal TDP-43 protein clumping, potential treatments

 

Dr. Todd Cohen

 

The Cohen Lab at UNC Chapel Hill

“Unraveling Alzheimer’s: New Study Documents How Brain Cells Go Bad”

“NC State, UNC Find New Clues About ALS”

Click to Download: Radio In Vivo April 11, 2018

Guided Tour of the Solar System

Guest: Dr. Paul Byrne, Assistant Professor, Department of Marine, Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, NC State University
Topics: Paul Byrne 2.0 – his second RIV appearance, featuring an audio tour of the Solar System, Stephen Hawking

 

Dr. Paul Byrne

 

Paul’s NCSU Marine, Earth, and Atmospheric Sciences home page

Paul’s website

“My Science Life: Planetary Geologist Dr. Paul Byrne”

Click to Download: Radio In Vivo March 14, 2018

Exposures and Birth

Guest: Dr. Kelly Ferguson, Investigator, Perinatal and Early Life Epidemiology Group, NIEHS
Topics: Perinatal and early life epidemiology, environmental exposures, preterm births, phthalate exposure during pregnancy

 

Dr. Kelly Ferguson

 

NIEHS Perinatal & Early Life Epidemiology Group

CHE’s “20 Pioneers under 40 in Environmental Public Health”

NIEHS Environmental Factor newsletter: “Preterm birth linked with maternal phthalate exposure during pregnancy”

“Environmental chemicals and preterm birth: Biological mechanisms and the state of the science” PubMed abstract

NIH Intramural Research Program, Kelly Ferguson, Ph.D., M.P.H.

Click to Download: Radio In Vivo February 21, 2018

Tear gas, poison ivy and more

Guest: Dr. Sven Eric Jordt, Associate Professor in Anesthesiology, Duke University
Topics: Tear gas, poison ivy, menthol, sensory mechanisms of pain, irritation, and itch

 

Dr. Sven Eric Jordt

 

Chemical Sensing, Pain, and Inflammation Research Laboratory (Sven’s lab)

Tear gas: an epidemiological and mechanistic reassessment

Duke Center for Translational Pain Medicine

Click to Download: Radio In Vivo February 7, 2018

Planetary Geology

Guest: Dr. Paul Byrne, Assistant Professor, Planetary Geology, North Carolina State University
Topics: Solar system planetary geology, planetary exploration, exoplanets, extraterrestrial life, volcanic and plate tectonic activity on Earth and other planets

 

Dr. Paul Byrne

 

Paul’s NCSU Marine, Earth, and Atmospheric Sciences home page

Paul’s website

“My Science Life: Planetary Geologist Dr. Paul Byrne”

Click to Download: Radio In Vivo December 6, 2017