Duke Digital Health, 2017 mHealth Conference

Guests: Erica Levine, Programs Director, Duke Global Digital Health Science Center; Dr. Jon O’Donnell, Digital Health Strategist, Smashing Boxes; Michael Levy, Entrepreneur in Residence, UNC Center for Health Innovation
Topics: 5th annual mHealth@Duke Conference (April 12, 2017), Duke Global Digital Health Science Center, digital health, mHealth, UNC Center for Health Innovation, Smashing Boxes, digital health community collaborations, digital health maturation curve
Co-Host: Lee Anne McClymont, host/producer, The Courage Cocktail

 

Dr. Jon O’Donnell, Erica Levine, Michael Levy

 

2017 mHealth@Duke Conference

Duke Global Digital Health Science Center

mHealth@Duke

Smashing Boxes

UNC Center for Health Innovation

Click to Download: Radio In Vivo April 5, 2017

Tracking animals & camera traps

Guest: Dr. Roland Kays, Director, Biodiversity Lab, North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences; Research Associate Professor, North Carolina State University
Topics: New technologies to track animal movements, particularly mammals; Roland’s book, Candid Creatures: How Camera Traps Reveal the Mysteries of Nature, citizen science camera trapping projects such as North Carolina’s Candid Critters and eMammal

 

Dr. Roland Kays

 

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North Carolina’s Candid Critters, NC citizen science camera trapping project

Amazon link to Roland’s book Candid Creatures: How Camera Traps Reveal the Mysteries of Nature

Mammals of North America, second edition: field guide and smartphone app

The Biodiversity Lab at the NC Museum of Natural Sciences

Click to Download: Radio In Vivo, March 29, 2017

Pregnant women in research

Guest: Dr. Anne Drapkin Lyerly, Professor, Social Medicine, Associate Director, Center for Bioethics, Research Professor, Obstetrics & Gynecology, UNC-Chapel Hill
Topics: Inclusion of pregnant women in clinical trials and clinical research, issues related to pregnancy and childbirth, Zika research

 

Dr. Anne Drapkin Lyerly

 

Annie’s UNC Center for Bioethics faculty page

Second Wave Initiative

PHASES: Pregnancy & HIV/AIDS: Seeking Equitable Study

Pregnancy, Research, and Public Health Emergencies: Zika and Beyond

Annie’s website

Annie’s book, “A Good Birth”

Click to Download: Radio In Vivo March 15, 2017

Trauma and Chronic Pain

Guest: Dr. Sam McLean, Vice Chair of Research, Department of Anesthesiology, Associate Professor of Anesthesiology and Emergency Medicine, Director, UNC Institute for Trauma Recovery
Topics: AURORA PTSD study, UNC Institute for Trauma Recovery, trauma and chronic pain research, better tomorrow network

 

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Dr. Sam McLean

 

UNC Institute for Trauma Recovery

UNC press release re the AURORA Study

AURORA Study

Click to Download: Radio In Vivo February 1, 2017

Neuronal research on alcoholism and SSRIs

Guest: Dr. Thomas Kash, John Andrews Distinguished Professor of Alcohol Studies, Department of Pharmacology, UNC School of Medicine
Topics: Antidepressants triggering fear and anxiety, neuronal pathways associated with anxiety and depression, how stress and drug abuse can alter neuronal function

 

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Dr. Thomas Kash

 

Kash Lab

Tom’s UNC Department of Pharmacology faculty page

HuffPost article on SSRI side effect discovery

Nature publication on serotonin and anxiety

UNC Health Care press release on SSRI/anxiety side effect

Click to Download: Radio In Vivo January 4, 2017

Unraveling Zika

A Special Edition of Radio In Vivo, featuring “Unraveling Zika,” a panel discussion held November 29, 2016 at the UNC School of Medicine. Learn what we know and don’t know at this point about the Zika virus. The panel was moderated by Dr. Claire Farel, with discussants Dr. Helen Lazear, Dr. Elizabeth Stringer, and Dr. Anne Lyerly, all of whom are UNC faculty members working on various aspects of Zika research and clinical care.

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Unraveling Zika panelists (clockwise from top left: Helen Lazear, PhD, Anne Lyerly, MD, Claire Farel, MD, MPH, Elizabeth Stringer, MD

“Unraveling Zika” information

Click to Download: Radio In Vivo December 14, 2016

 

Oxytocin & Spirituality

Guest: Dr. Patty Van Cappellen, Associate Director, Interdisciplinary Behavioral Research Center; Social Science Research Institute, Duke University
Topics: Effects of oxytocin on spirituality, sources of religiosity and spirituality, impact of religion/spirituality on behaviors, thoughts and health

 

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Dr. Patty Van Cappellen

 

Patty’s website

Duke Interdisciplinary Behavioral Research Center (IBRC)

“Effects of Oxytocin Administration on Spirituality and Emotional Responses to Meditation”

Click to Download: Radio In Vivo November 16, 2016

ALS Research

Guest: Dr. Richard Bedlack, Associate Professor of Medicine/Neurology, Duke University; Director, Duke ALS Clinic
Topics: ALS therapies, alternative/off-label ALS treatment options, ALS reversals

 

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Dr. Richard Bedlack

 

Duke ALS Clinic

ALSUntangled.com

ALS Reversals site

PatientsLikeMe.com

Recent NPR story on lunasin clinical trial

Click to Download: Radio In Vivo November 9, 2016

Future Biotech Policy

Guest: Dr. Jennifer Kuzma, Goodnight-NC GSK Foundation Distinguished Professor, School of Public and International Affairs, and Co-Director, Genetic Engineering and Society (GES) Center, North Carolina State University

Topics: Gene drives, GES Center, NAS committee on future biotechnology products, governance systems for emerging technologies

 

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Dr. Jennifer Kuzma

 

Genetic Engineering and Society (GES) Center, NC State University

Gene Drives Workshop, GES Center, February 24-26, 2016

NAS Committee on Future Biotechnology Products

“A Missed Opportunity for U.S. Biotechnology Regulation” by Jennifer Kuzma, Science, September 2016

Click to Download: Radio In Vivo September 21, 2016

Scientific Travel & Education

Guest: Dr. Janice Swab, Professor Emerita, Biology, Meredith College
Topics: Science education, Dr. Swab’s teaching career, and her science-related travels, including re-creating Charles Darwin’s HMS Beagle voyage and a visit to the “doomsday” seed vault

 

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Dr. Janice Swab

 

“Introducing Students to Darwin via the Voyage of the HMS Beagle”

News & Observer article on Janice’s lecture about seed banks

Janice’s Meredith College faculty page

Click to Download: Radio In Vivo August 31, 2016