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

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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

GeneCentric Therapeutics, Inc.

Guest: Dr. Myla Lai-Goldman, Co-founder, CEO & President, GeneCentric Therapeutics, Inc., Research Triangle Park, NC
Topics: Dr. Lai-Goldman’s career in science, medicine, and business; pathology; GeneCentric Therapeutics’ Cancer Subtype Platform, precision medicine, cancer drug development

 

Dr. Myla Lai-Goldman

 

GeneCentric Therapeutics, Inc.

GeneCentric’s management team

Hatteras Venture Partners

LabCorp

Click to Download: Radio In Vivo November 1, 2017

Breast Cancer Prevention

Guest: Dr. Xiaohe Yang, associate professor, North Carolina Central University Nutrition Research Program, Kannapolis, NC
Topics: Re-purposing diabetes drugs for breast cancer prevention, the breast cancer “risk window,” genistein in breast cancer

 

Dr. Xiaohe Yang

 

“New Strategies for Breast Cancer Prevention Tied to Diabetes Drugs, Diet”

Metformin Selectively Targets Tumor-Initiating Cells in ErbB2-Overexpressing Breast Cancer Models

“Making sense of the soy-genistein-her2 breast cancer connection”

Click to Download: Radio In Vivo October 18, 2017

The gut-brain connectome

Guest: Dr. Diego Bohorquez, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Duke Department of Medicine, Assistant Research Professor of Neurobiology, Department of Neurology, Duke University School of Medicine
Topics: Gut-brain neurobiology, enteroendocrine cells

 

Dr. Diego Bohorquez

 

Gutbrains.com – Diego’s website

Diego’s Duke Department of Medicine faculty page

Full text article in the Journal of Clinical Investigation: “The gut connectome: making sense of what you eat”

Click to Download: Radio In Vivo August 23, 2017