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

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The immune system and the developing brain: developmental neuroimmunology

Guest: Dr. Staci Bilbo, director, Developmental Neuroimmunology Lab, Duke University
Topics: Developmental neuroimmunology, the presence of immune cells (microglia) in the brain, impact on health and behavior later in life

Dr. Staci Bilbo

Duke Developmental Neuroimmunology Lab

Staci Bilbo research profile, Duke Institute for Brain Sciences

Click to Download: Radio In Vivo January 25, 2012


Exploring genetics of schizophrenia

Dr. Diana Perkins, UNC-Chapel Hill

Dr. Clark Jeffries, Renaissance Computing Institute & UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy

Guests: Dr. Diana Perkins, Professor, Department of Psychiatry, UNC-Chapel Hill, Director, OASIS; and Dr. Clark Jeffries, Renaissance Computing Institute & UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy

Topics: The genetic basis of schizophrenia, early intervention in schizophrenia, discovery of very small pluripotent stem cells in human peripheral blood

OASIS (Outreach and Support Intervention Services) Program

Diana’s UNC Faculty page

Clark’s UNC Faculty page

Click to Download: Radio In Vivo November 30, 2011