Advances in Transplantation

Guest: Dr. Xunrong Luo, Instructor, Departments of Medicine and Pathology, Duke University School of Medicine; Director of Translation, Duke Transplant Center
Topic: Transplantation state of the science, transplantation tolerance, immunosuppression, non-chimeric approach, new technologies in transplantation

 

Dr. Xunrong Luo

 

Xunrong Luo Duke faculty page

“Transplantation Tolerance through Hematopoietic Chimerism: Progress and Challenges for Clinical Translation” article from Frontiers in Immunology

“Emerging approaches and technologies in transplantation: the potential game changers” article from Nature Cellular and Molecular Immunology

“The outstanding questions in transplantation: It’s about time” article from American Journal of Transplantation

Click to Download: Radio In Vivo August 21, 2019

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CRISPR Gene Editing

Guest: Dr. Rodolphe Barrangou, Associate Professor, Food Science, NC State University
Topics: Gene editing system CRISPR, its history and the explosion of research in CRISPR in biotechnology, food and agriculture, translational medicine, disease modeling, gene therapy, and more

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Dr. Rodolphe Barrangou

 

NC State CRISPR Lab

Rodolphe’s faculty page, NCSU Department of Food, Bioprocessing,and Nutrition Sciences

“Steward of the Future: Rodolphe Barrangou”

CRISPR: Science Magazine’s Breakthrough of the Year, 2015

PubMed link to seminal 2007 paper, CRISPR provides acquired resistance against viruses in prokaryotes

Click to Download: Radio In Vivo May 4, 2016