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FutureTech Podcast

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Podcast interviews with genius-level (top .1%) practitioners, scientists, researchers, clinicians and professionals in Cancer, 3D Bio Printing, CRISPR-CAS9, Ketogenic Diets, the Microbiome, Extracellular Vesicles, and more. Subscribe today for the latest medical, health and bioscience insights from geniuses in their field(s).


Events & Marketing for the Blockchain & Crypto Community
Mar 11 • 18 min
Tracy Leparulo Founder and CEO at Untraceable, is an early crypto investor and Blockchain Futurist, she founded Untraceable in 2013 to help build and grow the crypto community. Untraceable is the first event management and marketing agency within the…
Emerging Technologies, and the Tools That Are Changing How We Do Business in the 21st Century – Jamie Burke, Founder and CEO of Outlier Ventures
Mar 9 • 29 min
Jamie Burke, Founder, and CEO of Outlier Ventures provides an overview of bitcoin and blockchain and the ways that companies can aggressively push their businesses forward with emerging technologies. Burke is a pioneer in the blockchain industry. As…
Matter Hackers, 3D Printing for Everyone
Mar 6 • 20 min
MatterHackers is one of the largest and most trusted online resources for materials, boasting over 350 standard, exotic and exclusive styles of filament. They distribute over 40 types of 3D Printers, with free shipping and lifetime support. From…
Understanding Magnetism – Ronald T. Merrill, Professor Emeritus of Earth and Space Sciences at the University of Washington – An Overview of Physics Principles, Magnetism, and How Animals Navigate Using Magnetic Fields
Mar 4 • 38 min
Ronald T. Merrill, Professor Emeritus of Earth and Space Sciences at the University of Washington, and author of, Our Magnetic Earth: The Science of Geomagnetism, engages in a lively discussion about multiple broad concepts of science, the Earth’s…
Quantum Technologies and Quantum Control Systems with Dr. Itamar Sivan
Mar 4 • 37 min
Dr. Sivan describes some the basics and the intricacies of quantum computing. When you listen, you’ll learn about the difference between classical computers and quantum processors, the weaknesses involved in the quantum system such as the paradox…
Freedom of Movement, Evolution, and Nature’s Hierarchy System: Dr. Bejan Talks about His New Book
Mar 2 • 35 min
Mechanical engineering professor Dr. Adrian Bejan explains how his new book takes on the hierarchy system of natural movement. He explains the gist of this theory by discussing how from an engineering point of view, evolution is possible because…
Quantum Questions – Denise Ruffner, Chief Business Officer, Cambridge Quantum Computing – Thoughts on the Coming Wave of Quantum Computing
Feb 28 • 25 min
Denise Ruffner, Chief Business Officer, Cambridge Quantum Computing, discusses quantum computing. Denise Ruffner, as Chief Business Officer at Cambridge Quantum Computing, is a valuable member of the company’s executive leadership. Ruffner…
Studies in Psychiatry – Guillermo A. Cecchi, Research Staff Member, Computational Neuroscience at IBM – The Current State of Computational Neuroscience Research
Feb 27 • 35 min
Guillermo A. Cecchi, Research Staff Member, Computational Neuroscience at IBM, discusses his background and the current state of computational neuroscience research. Podcast Points: What can we learn from neuroimaging? Is it possible to predict…
Global Climate Models for Air Pollution and Climate Change: Dr. Jacobson Explains the Importance
Feb 24 • 43 min
Dr. Mark Z. Jacobson is an expert on global climate models and created one of the first. In this podcast, he describes how modeling took on more complexity over the years and what its potential uses are, why measuring electric car payback is…
Reducing Energy Consumption Through Equipment Optimization—Mark Pipher—FacilityConneX
Feb 21 • 24 min
Mark Pipher is the Vice President of FacilityConneX, a company that aims to reduce energy consumption through equipment optimization and smart building ideas. He discusses the following: Why it can be so difficult for large…
Gastro Info – Christopher Chapman, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Director of Bariatric and Metabolic Endoscopy, University of Chicago – Gastroenterology, Endoscopic Procedures, and Improved Health
Feb 19 • 32 min
Christopher Chapman, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Director of Bariatric and Metabolic Endoscopy, Department of Medicine at the University of Chicago, provides an overview of his research, specifically detailing the area of , and his work…
Lung Life – Robert Quinn, Assistant Professor at Michigan State University – Discussing Bacterial Lung Infections & Cystic Fibrosis
Feb 19 • 26 min
Robert Quinn, Assistant Professor at Michigan State University, discusses his research, detailing information on rare bacterial lung infections, anaerobic bacteria infection, and especially cystic fibrosis. Podcast Points of Discussion: What exactly…
Allergy Treatment – Dr. Claudia Gray, Paediatrician and Allergologist, Kids Allergy Paediatric & Allergy Centre – Allergy Treatment & New Research
Feb 19 • 35 min
In this podcast, Dr Claudia Gray, PhD, Paediatrician and Allergologist, Kids Allergy Paediatric & Allergy Centre—South Africa, talks in detail about allergy issues and research, discussing many common child allergies, child skin allergy…
Discussing Disease – Dr. Daniel Griffin, Associate Research Scientist at Columbia University – Studying and Treating Infectious Diseases
Feb 19 • 29 min
Dr. Daniel Griffin, physician, and associate research scientist/instructor (clinical medicine) Columbia University, provides an overview of infectious disease research and treatment, and his career in clinical medicine. Podcast Points: Treatment and…
Dr. Richard J. Johnson Talks about the Role of Fructose in Obesity and Diabetes
Feb 19 • 36 min
Researcher and author Dr. Richard J. Johnson has looked into the role fructose plays in many modern disease epidemics. He discusses this by describing. what fructose can do to help some animals survive harsh conditions, how those assets turn…
Microbes & More – Alejandro Reyes, Associate Professor, Microbiologist and MSc in Biological Sciences, the University of the Andes – What’s in the Gut?
Feb 19 • 38 min
Alejandro Reyes, Associate Professor, Microbiologist and MSc in Biological Sciences, the University of the Andes, discusses and the importance of gut health. Podcast Points: How do viruses affect the gut? What is a phage? How does the…
Understanding Animal Foraging Habits Dr. Carolyn Kurle Discusses Tropic Interactions Ecology
Feb 19 • 29 min
Dr. Carolyn Kurle describes how a biogeochemical tool can explain the foraging patters and locations of animals to improve ecosystem management strategies. She explains: How stable isotope analysis looks at ratios of stable nitrogen and carbon…
Morphogenetic Fields – Rupert Sheldrake, PhD, Biologist & Author – Plant and Animal Development, Morphic Resonance, and Form Development
Feb 19 • 44 min
Rupert Sheldrake, PhD, biologist, and author, known for his hypothesis of morphic resonance, discusses morphogenetic fields, morphic resonance, evolutionary biology, and much more. Podcast Points: What is morphic resonance? Does the brain store…
Holistic Health Approaches to Thyroid Conditions: Dr. Shames Discusses More Treatment Alternatives
Feb 19 • 30 min
Many suffers of thyroid issues that are only offered one medicinal choice, but Dr. Shames says there are several natural supplements that provide meaningful holistic wellness. In this conversation, you’ll hear: His personal experience through his…
Environmentalist Rick Smith Talks about Indoor Pollutants We All Encounter
Feb 19 • 24 min
From shampoo to carpeting to baby bottles, chemicals are prevalent in our everyday items. Author Rick Smith discusses accompanying concerns such as: The depth of this issue, calling it the second great pollution problem facing humanity. Why the…
Intelligently Building Community in the AI & Data Science Space—Dr. Alex Liu—RMDS Lab
Feb 19 • 16 min
Former IBM Chief Scientist, Dr. Alex Liu, discusses the services provided by RMDS Lab, a community-based ecosystem provider in the artificial intelligence (AI) and big data sector. You will learn: Why AI and data-related projects rarely succeed when…
Finding a Way to Turn Back Time—Vittorio Sebastiano—Turn Biotechnologies
Feb 19 • 40 min
At Turn Biotechnologies, the team is attempting the seemingly impossible: the reversal of ageing. On today’s podcast, you’ll learn the following: What role epigenetic drift plays in the process of ageing at the cellular level, and what can…
Breaking into Biology – Denis Noble, CBE, PhD, FRS, Celebrated and Outspoken British Biologist, Physiologist, and Prolific Author – Concepts in Genetics and the Level of Causation in Biology
Feb 19 • 51 min
Denis Noble, CBE, PhD, FRS, the celebrated and outspoken British biologist, physiologist, and prolific author, discusses his incredible, noteworthy career in biology, exciting concepts in , and the level of causation in biology. Podcast…
All about Sleep with Dr. Dholakia: A Neurologist for Sleep Disorders Explores Concerns
Feb 19 • 28 min
One-third of our population faces some type of sleep disorder. Dr. Dholakia strives to increase awareness. In this podcast, he explains: The differences between disorders such as narcolepsy, insomnia, idiopathic hypersomnia, obstructive apnea, and…
Watching for Eye Disease – Dimitra Skondra, MD, PhD, Associate Professor of Ophthalmology and Visual Science Director, The University of Chicago Medicine – Understanding the Connections—the Microbiome, Eye Disease, and the Future of Treatment
Feb 19 • 32 min
Dimitra Skondra, MD, PhD, Associate Professor of Ophthalmology and Visual Science Director, J. Terry Ernest Ocular Imaging Center at The University of Chicago Medicine, discusses the , diseases of the eye, macular degeneration, and eye health….
Healing the Mind and Body: Ameet Aggarwal Explains Naturopathy Benefits
Feb 19 • 33 min
Dr. Aggarwal, ND, Naturopathic doctor, Bowen therapist, and psychotherapist talks about the mind-body connection and his corresponding work with patients all over the world. He describes: The three physical pillars of bodily health and how each…
Extracellular Examination – Lesley Cheng Sim, PhD, Research Officer, Biochemistry, at La Trobe University – Can Extracellular Vesicles be the Key to Recognizing Early Stage Diseases?
Feb 19 • 27 min
Lesley Cheng Sim, PhD, Research Officer, Biochemistry, at La Trobe University, discusses extracellular vesicles (EVs) and her work as a Molecular Biologist. Lesley received her PhD from Monash University in 2008; she is a postdoctoral researcher….
The Mission of Microbes – Eugene B. Chang, Department of Medicine, University of Chicago – The Microbiome, What We Know Thus Far
Feb 17 • 44 min
In this podcast, Eugene B. Chang, Department of Medicine, University of Chicago, discusses his team’s research studying the microbiome and microbes. Podcast Points: How does the microbiome impact health? What is the…
Extracellular Vesicles Might Cause Prostate Cancer Cell Growth: Dr. Soekmadji’s Explains Her Research
Feb 17 • 20 min
Dr. Carolina Soekmadji studies different types of extracellular vesicles, specifically trying to understand their connection to prostate cancer. In this discussion, she describes how different types of extracellular vesicles seem to react…
An Understanding of the Microbiome as Medicine—Humphrey Bacchus—Invivo Diagnostics & Therapeutics
Feb 17 • 34 min
The team at Invivo takes a unique approach to the study of the microbiome that not only emphasizes the connection between internal microbial populations and the wider ecological community, but also focuses on two types of microbiomes…
On the Study of Parasitic Diversity and Life Cycles—Stephen Greiman, PhD—Department of Biology at Georgia Southern University
Feb 17 • 30 min
Stephen Greiman, PhD, is an assistant professor at Georgia Southern University where he studies diverse groups of parasitic organisms. He discusses the following: · How a pork or beef…
Epigenetic Inheritance in Humans: Studies with Nematodes May Hold the Answer
Feb 17 • 20 min
Dr. Rechavi’s lab studies C elegans nematodes to explore the heritability of memories— how reactions to encounter could be passed down through multiple generations. In this podcast, you’ll hear him explain: New revelations about heritable…
Extracellular Explorations—David Greening—Molecular Proteomics at the Baker Institute
Feb 17 • 30 min
As Head of Molecular Proteomics at the Baker Institute and Senior Research Fellow at La Trobe Institute for Molecular Science, David Greening brings a significant amount of insight to the podcast today, discussing the following: How…
Extracellular Vesicles Vantage Point – Andreas Baur, Fairmont State University, College of Science & Technology – The Role of Extracellular Vesicles
Feb 17 • 24 min
Andreas Baur, of the College of Science & Technology at Fairmont State University, talks in detail about his interesting research studying extracellular vesicles (EVs). Podcast Points: What is the role of extracellular vesicles in the progression…
EV Conversations – Dr. Mehdi Soleymani-Goloujeh of the Royan Institute for Stem Cell Biology and Technology, ACECR in Tehran, Iran – Learning About Extracellular Vesicles and Their Important Roles in the Body
Feb 17 • 24 min
In this podcast, Dr. Mehdi Soleymani-Goloujeh, Department of Stem Cells and Developmental Biology at Cell Science Research Center, Royan Institute for Stem Cell Biology and Technology, ACECR, in Iran, discusses regenerative medicine, types of…
Improving Coping Mechanisms, Treating All Forms of Addiction—Cali Estes, PhD—Addictions and Recovery Professional
Feb 17 • 24 min
For 23 years, Cali Estes, PhD has been working with all types of people struggling from all kinds of addictions—from heroin or cocaine or alcohol, to food or shopping or pornography. She discusses the following: What type of signs to look…
Nutrition Concepts – Amy Berger, MS, CNS, NTP, Tuit Nutrition – Nutrition Ideas, Disease Prevention & Weight Loss
Feb 14 • 38 min
Amy Berger, MS, CNS, NTP, the outspoken founder of Tuit Nutrition (), discusses nutrition in detail, its power for prevention, weight loss, and so much more. Berger is a certified nutrition specialist as well as nutritional therapy practitioner. Her…
On Cellular and Genomic Life—Keith Baverstock—Researcher and Author of Genes without Prominence: A Reappraisal of the Foundations of Biology
Feb 14 • 38 min
“What is the basis of this thing we call the cell, and why don’t geneticists want to know the physical nature of the cellular phenotype?” This is just one question asked by Keith Baverstock, a physical chemist by training who’s currently most…
Liquid Biopsies: Quantgene’s Jo Bhakdi Talks Blood Testing for Cancer
Feb 14 • 36 min
uses both deep genomics and AI to spot cancer at is beginning stages. This podcast investigates: How a new blood test is able to identify cancer through DNA detection rather than protein markers. What exactly is a “liquid biopsy” and how is it…
Guided by the Light: Noninvasive Tool For Cancer Detection and Biological Research—Stephen Allen Boppart— Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology
Feb 14 • 43 min
At the Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, Professor Stephen Boppart has been working on a new, noninvasive, portable technology that uses a cell’s ability to autofluoresce…
Molecular Mechanism of Cell Death and Why It Matters: Dr. Ivan Poon Discusses His Findings
Feb 14 • 24 min
Dr. Poon’s exploration of the disassembly of cells during turnover has shown that the has a regulated rather than random component. He explains why this is important by describing: The evidence of this regulation, including the release of vesicles….
Inflammatory Bowel Disease and Gut Fungi: Dr. Iliyan Iliev Works on the Connection
Feb 14 • 33 min
Scientists have come to a better comprehension of the vital nature of fungi in our gut due to recent technological advancements. Dr. Iliev explains what this means for our and discusses: Why the alteration of fungal microbiota, or mycobiota,…
Trauma, Germ Cells, & Neuroepignetics: Dr. Mansuy Examines Epigenetic Inheritance
Feb 14 • 39 min
In this podcast, Dr. Isabelle Mansuy details her important research on how trauma passes down through generations. She discusses: The fundamental nature of epigenetics in cellular production. Why exposure to distress at an early life stage effects…
Concerns About Antibiotic Failures – Paul Turner & Robert McBride, Co-founders, Felix Biotechnology – Antibiotic Resistance—Combating This Growing Medical Problem
Feb 14 • 34 min
In this informative podcast, Paul Turner & Robert McBride, the co-founders of Felix Biotechnology (felixbt.com), provide an overview of antibiotic resistance and what Felix Biotechnology is doing to combat it. In this podcast they’ll discuss: …
Cats, Dogs, Horses, Fish: Locating Biomarkers for Early Disease Intervention—Kay O’Donnell—WALTHAM Petcare Science Institute
Feb 14 • 27 min
How might the burgeoning field of biomarker and microbiome research lead to longer, healthier lives lived by our pets? Kay O’Donnell, Vice President of WALTHAM Petcare Science Institute, joins the podcast with an answer. Tune in to learn the…
A Precision Medicine Platform for Researching and Treating Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma—Herve Tiriac, PhD—Associate Project Scientist at UC San Diego Health
Feb 14 • 36 min
At UC San Diego Health, Associate Project Scientist, Herve Tiriac, is developing 3D using adult pancreatic tissues. On today’s podcast, he shares the following: What portion of the pancreas is modeled in studying pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma…
Microbiome Diversity – Dr. Abby Johnson, Postdoc Associate, Knights Lab, University of Minnesota – Understanding How the Microbiome Works
Feb 14 • 33 min
In this podcast, Dr. Abby Johnson, Postdoc Associate at the Knights Lab, University of Minnesota, talks about nutrition, gut bacteria, and a healthy gut diet. Dr. Johnson earned a Ph.D. in Nutrition from the University of Minnesota. Podcast Points of…
Understanding the Relationship Between RNA and Epigenetic Inheritance—Upasna Sharma, PhD—Assistant Professor at the University of California, Santa Cruz
Feb 14 • 38 min
When a DNA sequence remains the same but is used differently and results in phenotypic changes, it can be said that epigenetics is at play. Professor Upasna Sharma at the University of California, Santa Cruz discusses her focus on the study…
Cancer Questions – Raghu Kalluri, MD, PhD, Department of Cancer Biology, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center – Cellular Changes, Exosomes, and the Future of Drug Delivery Systems
Feb 14 • 29 min
Raghu Kalluri, MD, PhD, professor, chairman, Department of Cancer Biology, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, provides an overview on , cancer stages, and his continuing research of extracellular vesicles. Podcast Points of…
A Parasite’s Molecular Dialogue: Dr. Timothy Geary Talks Lifecycle and Anti-Parasitic Treatment
Feb 14 • 43 min
Most parasites are successfully because they can go into stealth mode, hiding from their host’s immune system. Understanding this is key to developing better anti-parasitic medications like filariasis treatment. Dr. Geary explains this by discussing: …
Healing Signals and Immunological Response: Dr. Naveed Akbar Discusses the Complications of Inflammatory Results
Feb 14 • 35 min
Dr. Akbar is interested in how our body’s over-response can cause protective inflammation in heart disease and strokes that does more harm in our metabolic systems. His extracellular vesicles research may hold the key to these signals. He describes:…
Marine Microorganisms, Ocean Chemistry, and Thermodynamics—Joseph Vallino—Marine Biological Laboratory
Feb 14 • 41 min
At the Marine Biological Laboratory, Senior Scientist Joseph Vallino is researching how microbes impact the chemistry of the ocean. He joins the podcast to discuss his work in the field of biogeochemistry, which includes questions like the following: …
Connect with Children Rather Than Correct: Journalist Katherine Lewis Explains the Difference
Feb 14 • 26 min
This discussion targets essential elements of childhood emotional development according to journalist Katherine Lewis’ findings. Using her book as a springboard, she explains: How a careful research process that included expert discussions, scholarly…
Investing in and Commercializing Technologies for Clean Energy and Sustainability—Stephan Ouaknine—Inerjys
Feb 14 • 26 min
Inerjys is a private equity fund that aims to invest in and commercialize innovative companies in the clean energy and environmental health sector. Founder and managing partner, Stephan Ouaknine, explains the following: What types of major and…
Eye Microbiomes: Dr. St. Leger Reveals Exciting New Research
Feb 14 • 25 min
Intestinal microbiomes are a common subject in the medical community, but a recent discovery has found a reason to focus on eye microbiome and disease. They’ve proven the presence of beneficial ocular bacteria. Dr. St. Leger explains: Why it is…
On the Function and Therapeutic Potential of Extracellular Vesicles—Scott Bonner—Oxford University
Feb 14 • 39 min
Scott Bonner is a PhD student at Oxford University whose research is centered on extracellular vesicles (EVs). On today’s episode, he explores the following: How research on vesicle heterogeneity might elucidate how differences…
Pathogens, Biofilms, and Metabolites: Dr. Laura Sanchez Explains What Mass Spectrometry May Reveal
Feb 14 • 38 min
Scientists are using advanced technologies to better understand bacterial disease in humans. Dr. Sanchez, in particular,m approaches this from a chemist’s perspective. She explains to listeners: How exactly a biofilm behaves in the context of human…
Healthy Living Without Compromising Christian Values—Dr. Eric Zielinski On Biblical Health
Feb 13 • 27 min
From a business perspective, the Christian market is one of the most underserved markets in the natural health space. Eric Zielinski (commonly called Dr. Z) is a doctor of chiropractic, public health researcher, best-selling…
A Look at Viruses and the Microbiome—David Pride—Associate Director of Microbiology, Associate Professor of Pathology and Medicine, UC San Diego
Feb 13 • 47 min
By tuning in, you will discover: How oral microbes in mice have been shown to produce different phenotypes Whether or not there are “predators” of viruses What mechanisms bacteria use to identify and protect against viruses What significance…
Nanoscience and the Microbiome: The Benefit of a Collaborative Approach—Paul Weiss, PhD—UCLA Microbiome Center
Feb 13 • 28 min
UC Presidential Chair, Distinguished Professor of Chemistry & Biochemistry, and Distinguished Professor of Material Science & Engineering at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Paul Weiss, believes that the collaborative…
Portable Endoscopic Tools for Life-Saving Detection of GI Cancers—Sharmila Anandasabapathy, M.D.—Baylor Global Innovation Center, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX
Jan 21 • 29 min
Dr. Sharmila Anandasabapathy is a professor of gastroenterology and the director of the Baylor Global Innovation Center in Houston, TX, where she focuses on two broad areas of research: understanding and preventing gastrointestinal (GI) cancers, and…
Nutritional Navigation – Ben Atkinson, Podcaster, the Functional Health Podcast – Health and Wellness, Nutritional Pathways
Jan 21 • 28 min
In this interesting podcast, Ben Atkinson, podcaster and nutritionist (the Functional Health podcast(FunctionalHealthInfo.com), discusses holistic wellness and holistic health.Ben’s podcast is a great r
Nuclear Physics & Fundamental Forces – Dr. Robin Smith, Lecturer in Physics, Sheffield Hallam University – Nuclear Physics Overview and Analysis
Jan 20 • 40 min
In this podcast, Dr. Robin Smith, Lecturer in Physics, Sheffield Hallam University—UK, discusses nuclear physics research topics, experiments in nuclear physics, and the forces that govern all matter in the universe.Dr. Smith holds a Ph.D. in nuclear…
Botanical Healing: Donnie Yance Explains why Plants Should Be the Foundation of Our Healthcare Approach
Jan 20 • 51 min
Plant-medicine expert Donnie Yance has developed a system for cancer treatments. In this podcast, he explains :Why the conditions in which a plant grows can make it cultivate more effective compounds to help our own healthcare.How plant medicine and…
Biomarker Identification Techniques – P. Shannon Pendergrast, PhD, CSO of Ymir Genomics – EVs and Fighting Disease
Jan 20 • 39 min
In this thorough and informative podcast, P. Shannon Pendergrast, PhD, Chief Science Officer at Ymir Genomics (ymirgenomics.com), provides an overview of biomarker identification techniques and his company’s work.Dr. Pendergrast earned a PhD from the…
The Physics of Evolution: Professor Arto Annila Finds Photons as the Opening to a New Understanding
Jan 20 • 32 min
Dr. Annila, biophysics professor, searches through the intricacies of the time and space relationship in this discussion. He explains:What Darwin’s theory of natural selection has to do with physics equations.Why aspects of human existence are less about…
Epigenetic Analysis – Anita Öst, Medical Faculty at Linköping University, Linköping, Sweden – Epigenetic Inheritance, What We Know Thus Far
Jan 17 • 31 min
In this interesting podcast, Anita Öst, Medical Faculty at Linköping University, Linköping, Sweden, details her thoughts on, and the current research in, epigenetic inheritance within humans.Anita’s work is focused on epigenetics and the creation of…
Analyzing Aging – Michael D. West, PhD, Founder of AgeX Therapeutics, Inc. – Innovation for Age-related Disease Treatments
Jan 17 • 42 min
In this podcast, Michael D. West, PhD, the CEO and founder of AgeX Therapeutics, Inc., discusses aging, the cellular aging mechanism, and the future of therapeutics.Dr. West holds a PhD from Baylor College of Medicine where he studied aging at the…
The Microbiome Sense—Dr. Emeran Mayer—UCLA Microbiome Center
Jan 17 • 35 min
The idea that there’s something in the gut which affects physical and emotional well-being stretches back to the Ancient Greeks and Egyptians, but not until very recently has this idea entered the scientific realm in a serious way. A growing body of…
A Better Night: Sleep Expert Dr. Jose Colon Talks Sleep Health Benefits
Jan 16 • 30 min
This podcast gives Dr. Jose Colon an opportunity to discuss what he knows best: sleep medicine. He describes:The diverse forms of sleep challenges facing us.How the new technology of home-sleep study machines work and whether they come close to sleep…
A Closer Look at the Connection Between Vitamins and the Microbiome—Dr. Stasha Gominak—Neurologist and Expert on the Human Microbiome
Jan 16 • 57 min
“This concept that the [vitamin] D goes low and the microbiome fails, is the basic underlying cause for everybody’s failure; when everybody fails with the same mechanism, that doesn’t mean that we all manifest the same disease,” says Dr. Stasha Gominak.…
Health Equity and Research Practices: Dr. Woitowich
Jan 16 • 23 min
Clinical research studies dictate medicines we take and practices we follow. Dr. Woitowich explains:The history and reasoning behind the practices of male-only subjects and how the resulting medical practices missed essential information.What actions and…
Informatics and Genomic Testing to Improve Treatment: Evan Jones of OpGen Talks Effective Infection Detection
Jan 15 • 21 min
Superbugs are emerging as a major health issue, but OpGen has developed technology to identify and catalog antibiotic-resistant microbes. In this podcast, you’ll learn:Why identifying bacteria in a matter of hours instead of days through effective…
Spurious Drugs: Dinesh Thakur
Jan 15 • 45 min
After time on the job with an Indian generic drug company, Dinesh Thankur found they were falsifying data and making subpar drugs. Here, he tells what happened next and explains:Why there is nothing to prevent these companies from making such spurious…
Vaccination Victories – Peter Jay Hotez
Jan 15 • 41 min
Peter Jay Hotez, Dean for the National School of Tropical Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, discusses vaccinations, the anti-science movement, and other critical issues regarding modern medicine. Additionally, the discussion covers global health…
A Unique Approach to Sleeping Struggles Jonathan Parker Sleep Performance Institute
Jan 14 • 30 min
Oftentimes, one of the first recommendations you’ll receive after telling someone that you have problems with sleep is to see a doctor. However, that might not be what Jonathan Parker would tell you. As a dentist with over 36 years’ worth of experience…
Exploring the Potential of Extracellular Vesicles—Veronika Kralj-Iglic—Chair of Biomechanics, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
Jan 14 • 30 min
With a background in physics and medicine, and as Chair of Biomechanics at the University of Ljubljana, Slovenia, Veronika Kralj-Iglic, PhD says that her foremost interest is in understanding the function of extracellular vesicles (EVs). “It is a thing…
On the Third Pillar of Health and Wellness: Sound Sleep—Dr. Jonathan Greenberg—Sleep Certified
Jan 13 • 36 min
There are between 30 and 40 million people in the U.S. suffering from sleep apnea, and nearly 100 million people who snore, but less than 10 percent of people are actually being treated. Why is that, and what are the consequences of untreated snoring and…
The Oral Microbiome and Human Disease—Priya Nimish Deo—Department of Oral Pathology and Microbiology, Bharati Vidyapeeth Dental College and Hospital in India
Jan 13 • 22 min
There is a growing body of evidence linking many diseases in the human body to the behavior and composition of the microbiome, and in the Department of Oral Pathology and Microbiology at Bharati Vidyapeeth Dental College and Hospital in India, assistant…
RNA-Carrying Extracellular Vesicles: Dr. Dmitry Ter-Ovanesyan
Jan 10 • 43 min
In 2007, two papers announced exciting news: extracellular vesicles (EVs) hold RNA and not just garbage from the cell as had been thought. In this podcast, Dr. Ter-Ovanesyan talks about:The importance of locating RNA outside of cellular borders.The…
Matters of the Microbiome—Michael G. Surette—Professor, Division of Gastroenterology at McMaster University, Michael G. Surette Laboratory
Jan 10 • 42 min
At the Michael G. Surette Laboratory, gastroenterology specialist Michael G. Surette, PhD is focused on the ways in which the human microbiome behaves in early life health, how it changes with age, and what role it plays in chronic disease, such as cystic…
Liquid Biopsies and Personalized Medicine—Chamindie Punyadeera—Queensland University of Technology
Jan 9 • 38 min
The word biopsy is usually associated with the idea of a surgical procedure intended to remove a piece of tissue suspected of being diseased or malignant, and in fact, that’s usually what it is. A research team at Queensland University of Technology in…
Multi-Disciplinary Approach to Diseases of the Gut: Dr. Paul Moayyedi Explains How Practitioners May Find a Path to Healing Bowel Complications
Jan 9 • 34 min
Gastroenterology specialist Dr. Paul Moayyedi discusses the Imagine Network, a cross-discipline group in Canada that is studying Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) and Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) from multiple angles. When you listen, you’ll hear him…
Cartography for Microbes: Dr. Laura-Isobel McCall’s Application of Analytical Chemistry to Map Disease
Jan 8 • 35 min
When you listen to this discussion with Dr. McCall, you will hear about:The use of liquid chromatography and mass spectrometry to ascertain and pinpoint disease microbes’ location in internal organs.How effective rehabilitation for the host lies in this…
Not-So-Smart Electronics: Diana Jabour
Jan 8 • 54 min
This podcast explores “building biology.” Jabour makes sense of:How physical health and electrical systems in our homes are intertwined, including types of light bulbs to how we connect to the internet.Why EMF pollution (electromotive forces)
Advances in Pain Management through Dentistry: Sleep Apnea and TMJ Treatment with Dr. Mark Abramson
Jan 7 • 30 min
Dr. Abramson details his successful findings:• He describes how the jaw, ears, face, and head experience pain for interrelated reasons and how his TMJ treatments manage those reasons.• Why myofascial massage therapy and an innovative splint allows the jaw…
An Affordable and Painless Real-Time Biochemical Data Sensor—Ben Hwang—Profusa
Jan 7 • 35 min
The body’s response to a foreign element is powerful and effective—just consider how it feels to get even a tiny splinter; within hours the skin around it becomes red and painful, and if it’s not eventually removed, your body will enclose it with tissue…
The Big Bloom: Addressing the Ecological Domination of Cyanobacteria—Eyal Harel—BlueGreen Water Technologies Ltd
Jan 6 • 42 min
Cyanobacteria are photosynthetic microorganisms that release toxins, and they’re also the building blocks of life itself. Under healthy conditions, the environment in which cyanobacteria live serves as a system of checks and balances wherein cyanobacteria…
Seriously Seeking Sleep – Janet Bennett, Sleep Expert, Author – Snoring, Techniques and Training, and the Search for Quality Sleep
Jan 6 • 38 min
In this podcast, Janet Bennett, sleep expert and author, delivers a wealth of information on sleep issues, covering techniques and treatments available through her sleep program (ijustwanttosleep.com).Bennett is a Speech Pathologist dedicated to helping…
On New and Emerging Antibiotics in the U.S.—Ted Schroeder—Nabriva Therapeutics
Jan 3 • 19 min
For over three decades now, Ted Schroeder has worked in and around the pharmaceutical industry in the sales, marketing, and development of antibiotics. As the CEO of Nabriva Therapeutics, he has unique insights on the current development of two…
An Oral Conversation – Dr. Ronald C. McGlennen
Jan 3 • 48 min
Ronald C. McGlennen, M.D., Medical Director of Access Genetics, discusses his thoughts on oral disease, the microbiome and bacteria.Dr. McGlennen is board certified in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology. He is recognized by the American Board of Medical…
Philosophy Expanded – Wynand De Beer, Author & Philosopher –Metaphysics & Philosophy—An Interesting Analysis
Jan 3 • 37 min
In this podcast, noted author and philosopher, Wynand De Beer, discusses philosophy and metaphysics.De Beer is the author of From Logos to Bios: Evolutionary Theory in Light of Plato, Aristotle, and Neoplatonism. In today’s interesting podcast, De Beer…
Addressing Snoring and Sleep Problem-Erin Elliott-Dentist and Sleep, Snoring, and Sleep Apnea Expert
Jan 3 • 25 min
Far too many see snoring as a harmless, albeit annoying thing that affects mostly men, and mostly those who are overweight. In reality, this couldn’t be further from the truth. Erin Elliott is a dentist who has become well-regarded as asleep, snoring, and…
Skin and the Microbiome – Richard Gallo, MD, PhD, Human Immunology and Skin Biology Expert – Skin, Disease, and the Microbiome
Jan 2 • 36 min
In this podcast, Richard Gallo, MD, PhD, human immunology and skin biology expert, discusses antimicrobial peptides, skin microbiome acne, and all things microbiome.Gallo received his PhD from Harvard and has been working in the sciences ever since. Gallo…
Innovative Neutron Production & Applications in the Medical and Industrial Fields with Dr. Sengbusch
Jan 1 • 46 min
When you listen in, you’ll learn about advances like these:How Phoenix replaced reactors with particle accelerators, producing neutrons that reduce nuclear materials by a thousand with an inherent “off-switch.”How technology Phoenix creates is essential…
Gene-Editing for Innovative Crops with Dr. Voytas
Jan 1 • 29 min
When you listen in, you’ll learn aboutThe capacity for genome editing in plants to manufacture soybean oil types that could replace environmentally-risky oils like palm oil and coco butter. Dr. Voytas’ fabrication of a wheat with increased dietary…
Every Breath You Take – Mark A. Cruz, D.D.S – Breathing Issues and the Treatment of Airway Problems
Jan 1 • 57 min
In this podcast, Mark A. Cruz, D.D.S, provides an overview on dentistry, snoring causes and effect, snoring treatment, and the many airway issues we as humans contend with.Dr. Cruz is an experienced dentist who focuses on his patients’ general health, in…
On Animal Communication and Behavior—Marc Bekoff, PhD—Professor Emeritus of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at the University of Colorado, Boulder
Dec 31, 2019 • 42 min
Marc Bekoff, PhD is an animal behaviorist, Professor Emeritus of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at the University of Colorado, Boulder, and a Fellow of the Animal Behavior Society who has enjoyed a long career studying and teaching animal behavior, as…
Snoring and Snoozing Struggles—Dr. Jay Khorsandi—Dentist and Sleep and Snoring Expert
Dec 30, 2019 • 32 min
About 100 million Americans snore on a regular basis, and over one half of those people have sleep apnea, which is characterized by the cessation of breathing multiple times within a single hour of sleep. But what really causes snoring and how far-ranging…
Airway Overview – Dr. Theodore Belfor, Dental Expert – Snoring Treatment and Airway Issues
Dec 30, 2019 • 50 min
In this podcast, Dr. Theodore Belfor, dental expert, provides an overview on airway issues, snoring causes and effect, and the future of treatment. Dr. Belfor earned his degree from the New York University School of Medicine, and he specializes in General…
Breakdown: Bacteria – Dr. Eleftherios Mylonakis, the Charles C.J. Carpenter Professor of Infectious Disease, Brown University – Microbiome Factors, Microbial Pathogenesis, and the Future of Research
Dec 25, 2019 • 47 min
In this podcast, Dr. Eleftherios Mylonakis, the Charles C.J. Carpenter Professor of Infectious Disease at The Warren Alpert Medical School, Brown University, discusses microbial pathogenesis, host responses, and more. Dr. Mylonakis is an infectious…
Plant Preservation – Greg Lowry, the Walter J. Blenko, Sr. Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University – The Future of Plant Sustainability and Effective Growth to Meet the Food Needs of a Growing World Population
Dec 25, 2019 • 27 min
In this important podcast, Greg Lowry, the Walter J. Blenko, Sr. Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering at Carnegie Mellon University, discusses the importance of nanotechnology, environmental science nano impact factor, and how nanotechnology may…
Sleeping, Snoring, and Breathing Cessation—Steven Park, MD—Author of Sleep Interrupted: A Physician Reveals the #1 Reason Why So Many Of Us Are Sick and Tired
Dec 24, 2019 • 43 min
Do you find yourself waking up in the middle of the night to go to the bathroom more often than you used to? Poor breathing during sleep might be one of the last things most people would attribute this to, but on today’s episode, ear, nose, and throat…
Diabetes and Obesity: An American Epidemic—Rob Taub—Diabetes Advocate and Host of CORE Conversations Podcast
Dec 24, 2019 • 40 min
About one third of the adult American population is obese, and diabetes is growing at an epidemic rate in both adults and juveniles. Driven by personal experience with type 2 diabetes and the belief that there is a severe lack of understanding and…
Advancing Organoid Technology—Robert Vries, PhD—Hubrecht Organoid Technology (HUB)
Dec 20, 2019 • 40 min
Over the past few years, organoid research and development has expanded tremendously; perhaps one of the best experts on the topic is Robert Vries, PhD, who contributed to the first-time published organoid technology in 2009.As the CEO of Hubrecht…
Neuro for AI, and AI for Neuro—Irina Rish, PhD—University of Montreal
Dec 19, 2019 • 36 min
In an effort to both improve current artificial intelligence (AI) models and our understanding of the brain, Associate Professor in the Computer Science and Operations Research Department at the University of Montreal, Irina Rish, PhD is studying a number…
Victorious Vesicles – Eduard Willms
Dec 19, 2019 • 40 min
Eduard Willms, Postdoctoral Scientist, La Trobe University, Australia, discusses the types of extracellular vesicles (EVs), the role of extracellular vesicles, and the research that could provide new avenues for efficient drug and therapeutic…
Machine Learning and AI-Driven Development of Cancer Drugs—Panna Sharma—Lantern Pharma
Dec 18, 2019 • 36 min
“The premise of Lantern is to use the most current advances in machine learning, artificial intelligence, and genomics to help rescue and develop cancer drugs faster and cheaper and with lower risk so we can get them to patients in a more personalized…
Hallucinating Your Way to Behavioral and Life Changes—Matthew Johnson, PhD—Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Johns Hopkins
Dec 17, 2019 • 33 min
For many of us, the idea of addiction recovery and behavior change therapy might invoke images of a psychologist or counselor leading a one-on-one or group session, but these images probably wouldn’t involve the use of psychedelic drug therapy.On today’s…
The Culture Club – Dr. Christian Regenbrecht, CEO, CELLphenomics
Dec 17, 2019 • 36 min
In this podcast, Dr. Christian Regenbrecht, the CEO of CELLphenomics, talks about 3D cell culture technologies, preclinical efficacy studies, and the changing healthcare landscape.Regenbrecht was a student of biology and philosophy at the University of…
A Perfect Pillow with Just A Picture—Nicola Beer with Richard Jacobs—The Good Night’s Sleep Project
Dec 13, 2019 • 15 min
Are you always tired in the morning, despite how much you slept? Do you go to bed with a sore neck, only to wake up with more soreness? Chronic poor sleep can wreak havoc on our bodies without us even knowing it. There are a number of sleeping problem…
Refining Cancer Treatment Using Organoids—Senthil K. Muthuswamy—Muthuswamy Lab
Dec 13, 2019 • 28 min
Chemotherapy is often one of the first methods of treatment following the diagnosis of cancer, but there’s never any guarantee that it will work. In fact, what works extremely well for one person might not change anything for another—even if the two…
The New Frontier of Bioscience – David Freedman, Co-founder, NanoView Biosciences – Exosomes, Study and Research
Dec 13, 2019 • 36 min
In this podcast, David Freedman, Co-founder of NanoView Biosciences, provides an overview of extracellular vesicles and the development of new therapeutics.Freedman has been an entrepreneur for over a decade and is the former CTO of eHomes, as well as…
Undergraduate Students Reaching for the Stars and Sending Rockets to Space—Laura Potterat and Michael O’Neill—USC Rocket Propulsion Laboratory
Dec 11, 2019 • 28 min
About 15 years ago, the USC Rocket Propulsion Laboratory was established with the aim of sending the first student designed and built rocket to space. This means sending a rocket beyond what’s internationally recognized as the Kάrmάn line: the line where…
Bad Breath, Bad Health—James Hyland, DDS—OraVital
Dec 11, 2019 • 46 min
Do your gums bleed from time to time? If so, you’re not alone: 80 percent of people have gum disease despite their best efforts to maintain good oral health. Many of us don’t think this is a big deal, especially since it’s so common, but after listening…
Foundations of Fertility – Audrey Gaskins
Dec 10, 2019 • 29 min
In this podcast, Audrey Gaskins, an Assistant Professor of Epidemiology at the prestigious Emory University, discusses the causes of abnormal sperm morphology, normal sperm motility, and semen quality in men.Gaskins has devoted much of her intensive…
Planning for the Prevention of Climate-Changing Pollution—Mary Ellen Harte, PhD—Biologist, Author, and Biological Consultant
Dec 9, 2019 • 32 min
“The thing to really unlock, the greatest change is to create a political leadership that recognizes these avenues of solution and acts on them; we don’t have that yet,” says Mary Ellen Harte, PhD, as she explains what needs to be done in order to create…
Microbiome Makeover – Jonathan Hull, Business Development Head
Dec 6, 2019 • 20 min
In this podcast, Jonathan Hull, Business Development Head at Thryve Inside (thryveinside.com), discusses probiotics weight loss, microbiome testing, the importance of gut health, and the latest evolution in microbiome products.
Getting Serious About Saliva —Dr. Kim Kutsch—CariFree
Dec 6, 2019 • 57 min
Inside your mouth is a whole community of microbes which are hard at work restoring the natural pH in your mouth after it drops to around three (which is quite acidic) every time you eat or drink something. This is why you produce more saliva when you…
What’s Going On in the Microbiome? – Dale R. Pfost, Cofounder, Microbiome Therapeutics
Dec 6, 2019 • 50 min
In this podcast, Dale R. Pfost, PhD, Director and Cofounder of Microbiome Therapeutics, talks in-depth about microbiome therapeutics, microbes, gut health, prediabetes treatment, and so much more.Dr. Pfost has over a quarter century of expertise in the…
Understanding the Value of Investing in Nature - Gretchen Cara Daily, Ph.D.—Stanford Center for Conservation Biology
Dec 5, 2019 • 22 min
Imagine waking up on the sterile landscape of the moon. What would you need in order to make life possible and enjoyable? According to Gretchen Cara Daily, Director of the Center for Conservation Biology at Stanford University, this is the kind of…
Microbe Mechanics – Fedor Galkin, Insilico Medicine, Inc. – The Remarkable Microbiome
Dec 2, 2019 • 34 min
In this podcast, Fedor Galkin, the Project Manager at Insilico Medicine, Inc., talks in detail about his studies in aging/longevity, human genotypes, and the microbiome.Galkin attended Moscow State University and earned a degree in Bioengineering &…
Cancer & the Human Microbiome – Gregory Kuehn
Dec 2, 2019 • 23 min
In this podcast, Gregory Kuehn, President and COO of Prescient Metabiomics, talks about his company’s innovative work in colorectal cancer treatment, as well as their development of a stool test for cancer.Kuehn earned his MBA from the University of…
A Talk with the Woman who Walks on Air—Dustin Lindblad—Yoga Slacklining
Dec 2, 2019 • 27 min
“My yoga practice was wonderful and I really enjoyed it, but slacklining really took it to a whole other level, because my yoga mat…all the sudden became one inch wide,” says Dustin Lindblad, who was featured in The Wall Street Journal earlier this year…
Vaccine Development in the Non-Profit Sector for Diseases of Extreme Poverty—Peter Jay Hotez, M.D., Ph.D.—National School of Tropical Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine
Dec 2, 2019 • 22 min
“Globally, there are 750 million people who live below the World Bank poverty figure of $1.90 a day, and basically every one of them has at least one neglected tropical disease…now we know there are about 5.3 million Americans living in that same level of…
Developing a Deeper Understanding of Host-Microbiome Interactions—Dr. Jonathan Clayton—Assistant Professor, University of Nebraska
Nov 27, 2019 • 44 min
In recent years, understanding the role of the human microbiome in health and disease states and how it changes over time has become an area of increasing interest in biomedical research. Dr. Jonathan Clayton, better known as “The Monkey Doc,” has…
Picking Your Second Brain, then Personalizing Recommendations for Improving Your Health—Guru Banavar—Viome
Nov 27, 2019 • 40 min
“The gut microbiome…is known as the second brain. It is the most important organ that drives many of the chronic illnesses that we have been seeing, especially in the developed world in the last few decades,” says Guru Banavar, Chief Technology Officer at…
The Pancreatic Cancer Microbiome—Florencia McAllister, MD—Department of Clinical Cancer Prevention, MD Anderson Center at the University of Texas
Nov 26, 2019 • 33 min
With an average survival rate of less than 10 percent within five years of diagnosis, pancreatic cancer remains one of the most deadly and aggressive. But in the Department of Clinical Cancer Prevention at the University of Texas, Dr. Florencia…
Understanding the Tradeoff Between Your Privacy and Information About Your Genome—Kristen V. Brown—Futures of Health Reporter, Bloomberg News
Nov 25, 2019 • 20 min
Never before have we had such easy access to information about our DNA, including our predisposition to diseases, whether we are likely to pass on a disease to our children, and the nature of our ancestral lineage. This information can be obtained through…
Safely Stripping Away a Cancer Cell’s Defenses—Robin Bannister, Ph.D.—Care Oncology Clinic
Nov 25, 2019 • 39 min
Robin Bannister, Ph.D. had spent his professional life trying to understand the true nature of thousands of pharmaceuticals, including old ones which might be repurposed for the treatment of a number of diseases. When his wife was diagnosed with breast…
A Look Inside the World of an Audiologist—Jennifer Conlin, Au.D.—Love to Hear Again Audiology
Nov 22, 2019 • 37 min
Imagine being triggered in a negatively emotional and physiological way by certain sounds in the environment—sounds considered ordinary or only slightly annoying to most people. Consider also what it would be like to experience long-term high-frequency…
Diagnostic and Therapeutic Applications of Extracellular Vesicles and Nanoparticles—Joy Wolfram, Ph.D.—The Nanomedicine and Extracellular Vesicles Lab, Mayo Clinic in Florida
Nov 22, 2019 • 32 min
About a decade ago, most scientific communities believed that extracellular vesicles (EVs)—the small particles that are created by every cell in our body—were not much more than nonfunctional waste. However, recent research is uncovering a lot
Gradually Desensitizing Your Body to Food Allergens—Dr. Richard Wasserman, M.D., Ph.D.—Dallas Food Allergy Center
Nov 22, 2019 • 41 min
Aside from being an inconvenience, or a disappointing restriction that affects daily life, living with a food allergy can be akin to living with a life-threatening condition. It’s not surprising then, to find that the mothers of children that have a food…
The First-Ever Antibiotic Alternative to Move Into Phase 3 Clinical Trials—Vincent A. Fischetti—The Fischetti Lab at Rockefeller University
Nov 21, 2019 • 50 min
In one way or another throughout his entire career, Dr. Vincent A. Fischetti, head of the Fischetti Lab at Rockefeller University, has studied bacteria and viruses that kill them. These viruses are called bacteriophages or simply “phages,” and over the…
Skin Disease – Richard Andrews and Mark Sampson of Azitra – Treatment and the Microbiome
Nov 21, 2019 • 31 min
In this podcast, Richard Andrews, SM, MS, President/CEO, and Mark Sampson, Chief Scientific Officer, of Azitra, a clinical-stage medical dermatology company that is breaking new ground in skin disease research, discuss their company’s mission.Andrews is a…
Approaches to Medicine – Oscar Sierra, L.Ac, of Buckhead Acupuncture – Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture for Better Health
Nov 21, 2019 • 42 min
In this podcast, Oscar Sierra, L.Ac, Board Certified Acupuncture Practitioner (NCCAOM), Dipl. O.M., discusses acupuncture, medicinal plants for cancer treatment, and more. Sierra holds a BS in Nutrition from the University of Georgia and he has many years…
Airway Issues – Howard Hindin, DDS, of The Hindin Center
Nov 20, 2019 • 49 min
Howard Hindin, DDS, of The Hindin Center (hindincenter.com), discusses airway preservation and other myofunctional dentistry issues that affect people.Dr. Hindin is a graduate of the prestigious New York University College of Dentistry. He is trained in…
Ovarian Overview – Monica M. Laronda, PhD, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics (Endocrinology) – Reproductive Biology and 3D Printed Ovaries
Nov 20, 2019 • 35 min
Monica M. Laronda, PhD, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics (Endocrinology), provides an overview of her research work in endocrinology, reproductive biology, and 3D printed ovaries.Laronda is passionate about research and she has a keen interest in the…
Re-Aligning Wellness—Adam Lamb—Lamb Chiropractic
Nov 20, 2019 • 24 min
Many of us might associate misalignment in the body with past injuries or repetitive motions, but how many of us consider the impact of so many other contributors to misalignment, such as what we eat, how we sleep, the way we sit…and just about everything…
A Look Into the Science of Coffee Roasting—Mackenzie Wells—Professional Coffee Roaster
Nov 20, 2019 • 38 min
Many of us enjoy—or even rely on—a cup of coffee as a part of our morning routine, but few understand what goes into each cup as well as Mackenzie Wells, a professional coffee roaster who has spent the last four years in the industry, building an…
Dog Days – Jessica Pierce, PhD, Bioethicist, Lecturer, Professor, and Author – Dog Cloning, Dog Health, Bioethics, and More
Nov 20, 2019 • 36 min
Jessica Pierce, PhD, bioethicist, lecturer, professor, and author, discusses her work, ethics, and the concept of dog cloning.Her newest book, Unleashing Your Dog: A Field Guide to Giving Your Canine Companion the Best Life Possible is an interesting and…
Future Clinical Applications of Extracellular Vesicles for Diagnosis, Treatments, and Prognosis – Dr. Kenneth Witwer – Associate Professor of Molecular and Comparative Pathobiology and Neurology at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Nov 19, 2019 • 45 min
Dr. Kenneth Witwer, associate professor of molecular and comparative pathobiology and neurology at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, joins us to discuss extracellular vesicles (EVs) and their roles in cell communication. EVs, also called…
Developmental Biology – Thomas Bosch, Professor of General Zoology at Kiel University – The Microbiome, Metaorganisms, and the Elements of Life
Nov 19, 2019 • 48 min
Thomas Bosch, Professor of General Zoology at Kiel University, discusses his intensive work studying animal life, cell and developmental biology, and more.Fascinated by the sciences, Bosch studied Biology at the University of Munich and Swansea University…
Let’s Get Physical – Santiago “Santi” Villamil, Elite Physical Therapist, Strength/Conditioning Coach and Core Specialist – The Power of Conditioning, Rehabilitation, and Therapy
Nov 19, 2019 • 27 min
Santiago “Santi” Villamil, elite physical therapist, strength/conditioning coach and core specialist, talks about the fitness industry, and his philosophy of “Keep it simple, sweet and powerful.”As a sought-after Physical Therapist and Certified Strength…
A Pill for the Reversal of Type 2 Diabetes—Dr. Ali Tavakkoli—Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard University, Center for Weight Management and Metabolic Surgery
Nov 18, 2019 • 40 min
Over 100 million people in the US either have type 2 diabetes or are at a high risk of developing it. In both his personal and professional life, Dr. Ali Tavakkoli has come to understand all too well the disease of diabetes and what it can do to the body…
The Enterprise of Understanding Innovation—Gary Pisano
Nov 18, 2019 • 31 min
“Everyone has their own concept of what innovation is…but…when everything’s important, nothing is particularly important, and if nothing is particularly important, nothing gets done,” says Harvard Professor of Business Administration and well-known…
I Heard That! – Dr. Michelle Saltarrelli of Autumn Oak Speech, Voice & Hearing – Advances in Speech Language Pathology & Audiology
Nov 18, 2019 • 31 min
Dr. Michelle Saltarrelli of Autumn Oak Speech, Voice & Hearing, provides an overview of her services and the advances in speech language pathology, as well as the role of an audiologist.Dr. Saltarrelli completed her audiology residency at The Methodist…
You Are When You Eat – Intermittent Fasting for Mental, Physical, and Spiritual Wellness—Jay W. Richards—New York Times Bestselling Author and Assistant Research Professor
Nov 18, 2019 • 32 min
Intermittent fasting (IF) is an increasingly popular method to control weight and improve health. Intermittent fasting is a term used to describe eating patterns that include periods (of varying duration) of fasting between meals. While many of us have…
On the Latest Research into Epigenetics—Dr. Qi Chen, PhD—Assistant Professor, Biomedical Sciences at UC Riverside
Nov 18, 2019 • 47 min
Each day we’re faced with countless choices: how we’ll get to work, what we plan to do over the weekend, what we’ll eat for lunch…and the list goes on. Over time, the choices we make and the environmental stimuli we encounter can actually cause changes in…
Eat Your Way to Good Health – Matty Lansdown, Scientist & Nutrition Consultant – Good Nutrition and the Science of Health
Nov 15, 2019 • 33 min
In this informative and important podcast, Matty Lansdown, scientist and nutrition consultant, outlines some of the ways we can all take better care of our health.After getting started on Facebook Live where he produced intense rants about food, medicine,…
Now Hear This! – Chris Ellis, CEO, AudioCardio – Amazing Improvements to Hearing, There’s an App That Can Help
Nov 15, 2019 • 28 min
In this podcast, Chris Ellis, Co-founder and CEO of AudioCardio, discusses the innovative technology, and hearing test app, that his company has developed that can help people improve their hearing.AudioCardio is a new kind of mobile app that utilizes…
On the Latest Research in Esophageal Biology and Diseases—Kelly Whelan, PhD—Temple University, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Nov 14, 2019 • 31 min
Acid reflux disease, commonly known as “heartburn,” is a common problem faced by about 60 million people in the US, and is often associated with regret over having had a spicy or greasy meal. But the truth is that acid reflux is associated with a much…
Animal-Inspired Wetsuits—Jacopo Buongiorno—MIT Department of Engineering
Nov 14, 2019 • 29 min
Conventional wetsuits for cold water are made of neoprene, a type of clothing designed to have tiny trapped bubbles of gas within it. Since gas has low thermal conductivity, it works to keep the user warm while in cold water. The question is, how cold can…
When Enough is Enough, There’s an App for That—Paige Mayer—OurPact
Nov 14, 2019 • 19 min
Smartphones are everywhere these days; enter a waiting room or a public bus and you can probably bet that over 50% of the people around you will be tuned in to their phones and tuned out of the world that surrounds them. The ability to acquire so much…
Organoid-Based Research of Environmental Toxins and Glioblastoma Tumors—David Pamies, PhD—University of Lausanne, Switzerland
Nov 13, 2019 • 36 min
Animal models predominate the field of drug testing and discovery, despite a growing body of evidence suggesting that such models are often poor predictors of human reactions. As a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Lausanne in Switzerland, Dr.…
Biotech Detect – Kevin Hrusovsky
Nov 12, 2019 • 34 min
Kevin Hrusovsky, President, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Quanterix (quanterix.com), discusses the innovative work his company is engaged in, and the future of biotech.Hrusovsky is a seasoned biotech entrepreneur and engineer who has been…
Audio Pharma – Dr. Tony Guerra, Instructor and Pre-Pharmacy Advisor, Des Moines Area Community College – Audio Books for the Pharmacy and Pharmacology Fields, Education & Outreach
Nov 12, 2019 • 22 min
Dr. Tony Guerra, Instructor and Pre-Pharmacy Advisor, Ankeny Campus, Des Moines Area Community College, delivers an interesting overview of his work in pharmacy education and the writing and production of audio books.Dr. Guerra is passionate about…
Microbial Matters – Peter Christey, PhD, Co-Founder and CEO of GALT – Microbiome Cultivation and Research
Nov 11, 2019 • 43 min
In this podcast, Peter Christey, PhD, CEO of General Automation Lab Technologies, commonly known simply as GALT, provides an overview of his company’s work in the area of microbial cultivation. Christey has two decades of extensive experience…
Conservation Critical Point – Dr. Gerardo Ceballos, Institute of Ecology of the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México – The Climate Change and Species Extinction Crises—What Needs to Be Done TODAY!
Nov 11, 2019 • 46 min
In this powerful and important podcast, one that we all need to hear, Dr. Gerardo Ceballos, respected Senior Researcher at the Institute of Ecology of the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM), discusses critical global conservation efforts.Dr.…
Biology Breakthroughs – Denis Noble, CBE, PhD, FRS, Celebrated Biologist –Extracellular Vesicles, Cellular Communication, and Scientific Marvels
Nov 11, 2019 • 56 min
In this podcast, Denis Noble, CBE, PhD, FRS, the renowned British biologist, discusses his long career in biology and exciting new discoveries in the world of cells.Renowned British biologist, Noble is a leader and vocal voice of the modern biology arena.…
Probiotic Solutions – Zack Abbott, PhD, Co-Founder, ZBiotics –Combatting Toxins for a Healthier Life
Nov 6, 2019 • 32 min
In this podcast, Zack Abbott, PhD, Co-Founder of ZBiotics (zbiotics.com), delivers an overview of his thoughts on acetaldehyde toxicity, and how probiotics work in protecting our health.Abbott earned a PhD in microbiology and immunology from the…
Global Issues – Joan Diamond, Deputy Director of the Nautilus Institute for Security and Sustainability – Working to Solve the Greatest Global Problems
Nov 6, 2019 • 21 min
In this podcast, Joan Diamond, the Deputy Director of the Nautilus Institute for Security and Sustainability, talks about the importance of bringing together diverse voices to find new solutions for global crises.Diamond is the Executive Director of the…
Testing for Toxins & Disease Modeling – Dr. Thomas Hartung
Nov 6, 2019 • 38 min
In this podcast, Dr. Thomas Hartung of the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, talks about organoids and the cellular-based technologies.Dr. Hartung has a storied career in research. He is actively involved in the work being done at the…
Gene Editing Issues – Katie Hasson, PhD, Program Director, Center for Genetics and Society – Discussing the Ethics and Benefits of Gene Editing
Nov 6, 2019 • 28 min
In this podcast, Katie Hasson, PhD, Program Director, Center for Genetics and Society, delivers an interesting overview of the current state of gene editing, and the ethical and legislative issues that pertain to human biotechnologies.As the Program…
Prosthetic Progress – Luke Osborn, Applied Physics Laboratory at Johns Hopkins University – Modern Prosthetics and the Biomedical Engineering That’s Improving Lives
Nov 4, 2019 • 34 min
In this podcast, Luke Osborn of the prestigious Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory, talks about modern prosthetics and biomedical engineering as he provides an overview of the advancing technologies.Osborn’s work is focused on…
Life Improvement – Nicola Beer, Relationship Psychology and Transformation Expert – Finding Solutions for Trauma, Relationship Issues, and Life’s Problems
Nov 4, 2019 • 25 min
In this important podcast, Nicola Beer, award-winning relationship psychology and transformation expert, discusses healing pathways to combat trauma, improve relationships, and improve our lives. Beer is a leading authority on save your marriage…
Genetic Discoveries – Dr. Piliszek, Medical Director, Advanced Health and Wellness Center, Houston – Preventive Medicine, Nutrition, and Genetic Pathways
Nov 4, 2019 • 34 min
In this podcast, Dr. Theodore S. Piliszek, the respected founder and medical director of the Advanced Health and Wellness Center—Houston, Texas, discusses genetics, health, and disease treatment.For more than 30 years, Dr. Piliszek has devoted his work to…
The Call of Conservation – Peter H. Raven, Botanist, Conservationist, Author – The Climate Change Problem, Population, and What Must Be Done
Oct 30, 2019 • 25 min
In this podcast, Peter H. Raven, author, botanist, and celebrated conservationist discuss the importance of conservation.Raven is a fierce advocate for and champion of conservation. Raven has spent his life educating the public about the critical threats…
Mindfully Moving – Charlotte Reznick, PhD, Child Educational Psychologist – Mindfulness, Meditation, and Imagination Creation
Oct 30, 2019 • 36 min
In this podcast, Charlotte Reznick, Ph.D., noted child educational psychologist, talks in-depth about meditation and mindfulness and how we can all find ways to reduce our stress.Dr. Reznick has 30 years of experience in meditation. And as the creator of…
Holistic Solutions – Samantha Gladish, Holistic Wellness Coach
Oct 30, 2019 • 27 min
In this podcast, Samantha Gladish, holistic wellness coach (holisticwellness.ca) provides detailed, important information about holistic health and holistic wellness.Gladish suffered through many medical maladies during her early years, from blood sugar…
A Better You, A Better Planet—Rubin Mejia—SportsArt
Oct 28, 2019 • 21 min
Working out is good for you, but now it can be good for the planet too. How? SportsArt is a manufacturer of fitness equipment that’s developed a line of cardio machines that generate electricity instead of use it. All a user has to do is get on the…
Can We Reverse Diabetes? – Dr. Jeffrey M. Karp, Karp Lab – Groundbreaking Strides, Solving the Diabetes Dilemma
Oct 28, 2019 • 30 min
In this important podcast, Dr. Jeffrey Karp, Principal Investigator, Karp Lab (karplab.net), discusses diabetes treatment options, and the medical breakthroughs that are changing treatment protocols.Dr. Karp focuses his attention on the areas of stem cell…
Pulsed Electromagnetic Field Technology to Manage Chronic Pain Dr. Jeff
Oct 28, 2019 • 20 min
Do you suffer from chronic pain? Dr. Jeff Marksberry, Chief Medical Officer of medical technology company Oska Wellness, joins today’s episode to discuss the Oska Pulse device and its therapeutic uses for managing chronic pain. The Oska Pulse is a small,…
Control Your Mind with Daily Meditation Practice—Andrew Feinstein—Founder and CEO of Find Your Mind Meditation
Oct 28, 2019 • 43 min
Meditation is frequently thought of as a reactionary tool to help us escape from the constant stress of our daily lives. Andrew Feinstein, founder and CEO of Find Your Mind Meditation, discusses in today’s episode that meditation is a skill that can…
Networking Toward a Future of Artificial Intelligence Alexey Potapov
Oct 25, 2019 • 28 min
What are the drawbacks of neural networks, and how can generative capsule networks overcome them? How do generative network capsules work? What are HyperNets and how do they mitigate the problem of variable binding? These are just a few of the questions…
An Ingenious Look at Geniuses – Robin Eric Weiner, Author, The Geography of Genius – Where Do Geniuses Come from and What Makes Them?
Oct 25, 2019 • 41 min
In this fascinating podcast, Robin Eric Weiner, author, The Geography of Genius, discusses geniuses throughout history, and the patterns, environments, etc. that help them develop.New York Times bestselling author, Robin Eric Weiner, discusses The…
An Autoimmune Disease Conversation – Josep Bassaganya-Riera, DVM, PhD, Landos Biopharma – New Therapeutics for Autoimmune Disease Treatment
Oct 25, 2019 • 34 min
In this podcast, Josep Bassaganya-Riera, DVM, PhD, Chairman, CEO, and Founder of Landos Biopharma, an emerging biotech company, discusses their important work in the development of new therapeutics to combat autoimmune disease.Dr. Bassaganya-Riera has…
Medical Games for Medical Gains – Samantha Bond, Medical Illustrator, Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of Illinois, Chicago – The Power of Medical Games for Teaching and Training
Oct 25, 2019 • 28 min
In this podcast, Samantha “Sam” Bond, Certified Medical Illustrator and Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of Illinois, Chicago, talks about the exciting, emerging field of medical game development.Bond is a prolific, in-demand medical…
Living Healthier and Longer in Three Simple Steps - Dr. Joseph
Oct 24, 2019 • 43 min
It is said that the current generation of children will be the first in a long time to have a shorter lifespan than their parent generation. Arguably more important than declining life span is the decline in the typical health span; that is, the time one…
Ketone Reboot – Steve Zarpas, President, PowerHouse Ketones
Oct 23, 2019 • 35 min
In this podcast, Steve Zarpas, President and CEO of PowerHouse Ketones provides an overview of ketones and the benefits of ketone supplementation.Zarpas’ company, PowerHouse Ketones, is a beverage company that features 100% bioavailable ketones that mimic…
Quality Care in a Mobile Platform: Providing Healthcare Access to Those Who Need it Most – Tony Cowan – Clinics on Wheels
Oct 23, 2019 • 31 min
Due to regional hospital closures, many rural areas around the nation are left essentially void of viable healthcare infrastructure, requiring people to travel over 100 miles just to access a specialist that can see them. This is time consuming, a…
The Four Things the Healthiest Cuisines Have in Common - Dr. Cate Shanahan – drcate.com
Oct 23, 2019 • 38 min
Dr. Cate Shanahan is a physician and biochemist who has studied diets around the world to find trends in the cuisines of the healthiest and longest living people. From her studies have emerged four “pillars” common to every cuisine before globalization…
Affairs of the Heart: Advances in the Development of a Bioengineered Heart – Steven Morris – BIOLIFE4D
Oct 23, 2019 • 31 min
About 10 years ago, it was assumed that the process by which stem cells become specialized was irreversible. This has since been found to be inaccurate, and such a finding has allowed the team at BIOLIFE4D to return white blood cells into stem cells, then…
Viewing the World Through a New Lens—Nitish Padmanaban—PhD Candidate, Electrical Engineering at Stanford University
Oct 23, 2019 • 20 min
The majority of people over the age of 50 wear reading glasses—despite never having needed eyeglasses before. Why is this? As people age, the lenses in their eyes become more rigid, and thus less able to change shape, which is required in order to focus…
Analyzing AI – Gary Marcus, Author, Rebooting AI: Building Artificial Intelligence We Can Trust –The State of AI, Where we Are and Where We’re Going
Oct 21, 2019 • 27 min
In this podcast, Gary Marcus, author of the book, Rebooting AI: Building Artificial Intelligence We Can Trust, talks about his extensive background in science, studying the possibilities and pitfalls of artificial intelligence. Marcus has a long history…
Chiropractic Solutions – Dr. Amelia Mazgaloff, Chiro-Health, Inc.–Chiropractic Techniques for Misalignments of the Joints and Other Problems
Oct 21, 2019 • 21 min
In this interesting and informative podcast, Dr. Amelia Mazgaloff, principal of Chiro-Health, Inc. (chirohealthsf.com), delivers a detailed overview of her daily work as a chiropractor, helping patients with nervous system issues and misalignments. Dr.…
Concentration on Cancer – Dr. Charles J. Meakin, Medical Director, Care Oncology Clinic – Rethinking the Drugs and Methods Used to Combat Cancer
Oct 21, 2019 • 41 min
In this podcast, Dr. Charles J. Meakin, Medical Director, Care Oncology Clinic, discusses the current state of cancer treatment, from drug therapy to research.Dr. Meakin has over 30 years of intensive experience in radiation oncology. Dr. Meakin utilizes…
Radiation Release – Trisha Pritikin, Attorney, Radiation Exposure Survivor, and Activist – The Health Disaster Posed by Dangerous Radiation Exposure
Oct 17, 2019 • 40 min
In this important podcast, Trisha Pritikin, attorney, radiation exposure survivor, and anti-radiation activist, discusses her personal health problems, their causes, and her passion for educating the public about radiation exposure.Pritikin spent her…
Dental Decisions – Dr. Elsaie, ‘America’s Top Dentists’ Recipient – A Holistic Approach to Dentistry, Supplements, and How We Care for Our Teeth and Gums
Oct 16, 2019 • 38 min
In this podcast, Dr. Hanan Elsaie, recipient of the title ‘one of America’s Top Dentists’ talks about the methods and practices she uses in her dentistry profession.Dr. Elsaie is a graduate of the University of Texas Health Science Center - Dental Branch,…
The Origin of Life Prize – Perry Marshall, Engineer, Entrepreneur – Searching Science for Answers About Life and How It All Began
Oct 16, 2019 • 38 min
In this podcast, Perry Marshall, engineer, marketing expert, and scientific enthusiast, discusses his career, background, and the exciting new Evolution 2.0 Prize.Marshall is an experienced marketer and entrepreneur. His savvy business knowledge and keen…
Keto Courageous – Joshua Perry, Keto Consultant, BMX Athlete, and Coach – The Brave Journey from BMX Battles to Battling Cancer, a Keto Story of Hope and Inspiration
Oct 16, 2019 • 29 min
In this powerful podcast, Joshua Perry (joshperrybmx.com), keto consultant, former BMX athlete, coach, and inspirational brain tumor survivor, tells his story and shares information on how he came to be a keto enthusiast.Perry discusses his life story,…
Is Your Home Healthy? – Paula Baker-Laporte, Architect, EcoNest Architecture Inc. Healthy Home Design & Consulting – Natural Healthy Building Architecture & the Ways to Improve Building Health
Oct 14, 2019 • 25 min
In this podcast, Paula Baker-Laporte FAIA, EcoNest Architecture Inc. Healthy Home Design and Consulting, talks about the emerging and important field of healthy, green architecture, and the steps we can take to improve health in our…
Plants, Healing, and the Microbiome – Cass Nelson-Dooley
Oct 14, 2019 • 47 min
In this podcast, Cass Nelson-Dooley, M.S., CEO of Health First Consulting, LLC, talks about the microbiome and also the vast world of natural medicine.Nelson-Dooley has been a principal player in important and innovative research into the pharmacology of…
The Magic of Psilocybin – Dr. Davis, Johns Hopkins University
Oct 14, 2019 • 27 min
In this important podcast, Alan K. Davis, PhD, of Johns Hopkins University’s Center for Psychedelic and Consciousness Research, talks about his clinical research studying the effects of psilocybin for those who suffer from depression.Dr. Davis provides a…
Put an End to the Bedtime Battle - Dr. Lynelle Schneeberg, Sleep Psychologist
Oct 11, 2019 • 48 min
Dr. Lynelle Schneeberg is a sleep psychologist, assistant professor of clinical psychiatry at Yale School of Medicine, and author of Becoming Your Child’s Sleep Coach: The Bedtime Doctor’s 5 Step Guide, Ages 3-10. Press play to learn some of her tips and…
Planet Protection – Louise Charles, Climeworks – Global Warming, CO2 Collection, and Hope for the Future
Oct 10, 2019 • 25 min
In this informative and important podcast, Louise Charles, the Communications Manager at Climeworks (climeworks.com), discusses Climeworks’ critical mission: CO2 removal from the atmosphere.Louise provides an overview of the history of Climeworks and how…
Connecting to Cannabis – Edward Sawicki Jr., CEO of Think20 Labs –Cannabis Research and Testing for Expanded Medical Uses
Oct 10, 2019 • 27 min
In this podcast, Edward Sawicki Jr., MBA, the CEO of Think20 Labs, LLC (think20labs.com), talks about cannabis research and what it holds for the future of medicine.Sawicki is an outspoken cannabis advocate who is bringing scientific research and…
Surgery Tech – Sean Buchanan of Visom Technology, Inc. – AR + AI Software-Enabled Technology for Improvements to Surgery
Oct 9, 2019 • 26 min
In this fascinating podcast, Sean Buchanan, the co-founder of Visom Technology, Inc. (visomtech.com), discusses AR + AI software-enabled technology that can assist surgeons as they operate.Visom’s mission is to bring AR + AI software together to greatly…
An Effortless Pick Me Up That’s Like Dessert for Your Mind—Dan Seidler—Misu.app
Oct 9, 2019 • 31 min
Many people know tiramisu as the delicious, brandy-and-coffee-soaked Italian dessert, but did you know that the term “tiramisu” translates to “pick me up”? Such is the inspiration for the name of Misu, an app designed with the goal of enhancing your…
A Heart to Heart About Advances in Biotechnology and Cardiac Medicine—Dr. Jeffrey Morgan – BIOLIFE4D
Oct 9, 2019 • 30 min
In this episode, we hear from Dr. Jeffrey Morgan, M.D. and Chief Medical Officer at BIOLIFE4D. BIOLIFE4D is a biotech company dedicated to the development of a bioartificial heart, which would improve safety and accessibility of heart transplantation.…
Breaking Through – Adele Anderson, Neuro-Linguistic Programmer
Oct 8, 2019 • 32 min
In this podcast, Adele Anderson, neuro-linguistic programmer and life coach, discusses NLP (neuro-linguistic programming) and the pathways to healing.Anderson provides a detailed overview of the mechanisms of neuro-linguistic programming (NLP). She…
The Sleeping Solution–Biquan Luo, PhD, CEO of Lumos – Utilizing Light to Solve Jet Lag and Troubling Chronic Fatigue Problems
Oct 8, 2019 • 43 min
In this podcast, Biquan Luo, Ph.D., the CEO and Co-Founder of Lumos (https://lumos.tech/) discusses her company’s Lumos Smart Sleep Mask and the mobile app that, together, are helping to end jet lag and chronic fatigue. Luo holds degrees from Peking…
Environmental Matters – Thomas Lovejoy, Senior Fellow, United Nations Foundation –Biodiversity, Conservation & Climate Change
Oct 8, 2019 • 29 min
In this podcast, Thomas E. Lovejoy, Senior Fellow, United Nations Foundation, talks candidly about his life’s work as an advocate for environmental conservation.Lovejoy talks in detail about biodiversity and his extensive work in environmental science. He…
Metabolic Measurements of Psychiatric Diseases —Alessandra Sussulini, Ph.D.—University of Campinas, Brazil
Oct 7, 2019 • 27 min
“Many people think that psychiatric disorders are just related to the psychological signs; they don’t believe they have molecular indications, so it’s really important to show that the biochemistry of the body completely changes with psychiatric disease,”…
Your Body is a Fermentation Factory—Alex Lewin—Health Strategist and Author
Oct 7, 2019 • 52 min
“Most cells inside the confines of your body are not human cells; most of them are bacteria,” says Alex Lewin, as he discusses the importance and prevalence of microbes in our bodies, which is a truth that elucidates why fermented foods can be so…
Rethinking Evolution—Nathalie Gontier—Applied Evolutionary Epistemology Lab, University of Lisbon, Portugal
Oct 7, 2019 • 36 min
“For a long time, evolution has been defined based upon natural selection…one of the things that I have been thinking about is a new way of defining evolution that is neutral enough to include these different kinds of evolutionary mechanisms…I define…
Evolutionary Oral Medicine – Dr. Kevin Boyd, Pediatric Dentist – The Benefits of Early Orthodontics, Considering Our Prehistoric Ancestors
Oct 4, 2019 • 48 min
In this podcast, Dr. Kevin Boyd, pediatric dentist, provides an overview of his medical theory called Darwinian Dentistry, based on the study of the many prehistoric fossil remains of our human ancestors.Dr. Boyd details the history of evolutionary…
Robots on the Rise – David Ewing Duncan
Oct 4, 2019 • 35 min
In this truly future-forward podcast, David Ewing Duncan, celebrated author of Talking to Robots: Tales from Our Human-Robot Futures, shares his insight and thoughts about the future society that is coming, as robotics and AI become more a part of our…
Chewing the Fat About Nutrition and Illness - Semir Beyaz,– Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
Oct 4, 2019 • 37 min
Dr. Semir Beyaz is a cancer researcher and principle investigator at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, and he wants to know if we really are what we eat. One of the main questions being addressed in his lab is how dietary fat and obesity can influence…
A Helping Hand, but Only When You Need It: Improving Ergonomics with a Wearable Mechanical Device—Joseph Zawaideh—Levitate Technologies
Oct 4, 2019 • 22 min
Hold your arms at or above shoulder height for a few hours without rest. Now do this for a quarter to one half of your waking life, perhaps for the rest of your life, just to pay the bills. Now imagine you could hire a helping hand…one that would support…
Not Your Average Doctor’s Appointment—Dr. Darshan Shah—Founder, CEO, and Medical Director of Next Health
Oct 2, 2019 • 25 min
You’re likely familiar with the experience of the dreaded doctor’s appointment; you do your due diligence in showing up on time or even early to your appointment, wait an hour to be seen, then the doctor whisks in and out and you are given a diagnosis and…
Evolutionary Implications of Sperm-Mediated Gene Transfer—Corrado Spadafora—Institute of Translational Pharmacology; Italian National Research Council
Sep 30, 2019 • 39 min
Sperm-mediated gene transfer is a process by which mature sperm cells take up exogenous DNA (DNA from outside of the sperm) and bring it to oocytes during fertilization. This can only happen when sperm is still in the epididymous because once ejaculated,…
Health Help – Dr. Thomas O’Bryan, Autoimmune Disease Expert and Noted Speaker on Multiple Health Issues – Environmental Toxins, Disease, Treatment, and Better Ways to Access Health Information
Sep 30, 2019 • 52 min
In this podcast, Dr. Thomas O’Bryan, DC, CCN, DACBN, noted expert on autoimmune diseases, provides a volume of information on various food sensitivities, environmental toxins, and factors for autoimmune disease development.Dr. O’Bryan’s book, The…
Matters of the Heart – Dr. Jianyi “Jay” Zhang, PhD, Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of Alabama – Heart Failure and the Medical Science that Could Save Lives
Sep 30, 2019 • 50 min
In this important podcast, Dr. Jianyi “Jay” Zhang, PhD, Professor and Chair, Department of Biomedical Engineering at the prestigious School of Engineering—University of Alabama at Birmingham, provides a wealth of knowledge about heart-related issues and…
Why It’s Not So Bad to Be Called a Beetle Brain: Insects, Hormones, and the Meaning of “Life”– Arnold de Loof – Department of Biology, Animal Physiology Research Group, University of Leuven
Sep 30, 2019 • 33 min
Early in his career, when insects were generally viewed as black boxes in which the inner workings were of little interest, Arnold de Loof saw the complexity in their physiological system and wanted to further his understanding. He has spent his life…
Every Breath You Take – Albert Presto, Carnegie Mellon University –Understanding How We Measure Air Quality and the Increasing Level of Emissions
Sep 30, 2019 • 35 min
In this important podcast, Albert Presto, PhD, Carnegie Mellon University, discusses air quality and emissions, and how chemistry is involved. Dr. Presto earned his PhD in Chemical Engineering from Carnegie Mellon University, where he continues to this…
Rise and Shine, and Make the Most of Your Day - Jeff Sanders – JeffSanders.com, The 5 AM Miracle Podcast
Sep 30, 2019 • 23 min
Jeff Sanders wants you to get up early, but not just because he said so. While he has found vast improvements to his productivity and general well-being in having begun a regimen of getting up early in the morning, he acknowledges that each individual…
How Your Invisible Environment Could Be Hurting You, and What To Do About It—Lawrence Gust—Gust Enviro
Sep 30, 2019 • 25 min
Lawrence Gust has been conducting indoor home and office environment evaluations for 27 years now, helping people identify factors in their environment that could be impacting their health in a number of ways. In today’s episode, he discusses how the…
On the Cusp of the Bio-Enlightenment: Understanding the Biological Cell and Engineering it Like Never Before—John Cumbers—SynBioBeta
Sep 26, 2019 • 35 min
For the last 30 years in the biotechnology industry, recombinant DNA has been used to read, write, and edit the genomes of cells for the production of all kinds of things, including drugs, materials, flavors, fragrances, and various chemicals. SynBioBeta…
Why You Should Have Your Head in the Clouds—Ryan Sullivan, Ph.D.—Carnegie Mellon University; Department of Chemistry and Department of Mechanical Engineering
Sep 26, 2019 • 38 min
Ryan Sullivan, Ph.D., is an atmospheric chemist, associate professor in chemistry and in mechanical engineering, and associate director of the Institute for Green Science at Carnegie Mellon University. Sullivan states that “aerosol cloud interactions are…
Whole Foods, Healthy Life – Cassie Bjork, Weight Loss Expert – The Power of Eating Healthy Whole Foods for Weight Loss & Better Health
Sep 25, 2019 • 36 min
In this interesting podcast, Cassie Bjork, celebrated weight loss expert, founder of Cassie.Net, and sought-after speaker, provides valuable information on weight loss and the healthy, whole foods we should be eating.Bjork is a weight-loss advocate and a…
Where Biotechnology and Bioethics Meet—Arthur Caplan
Sep 25, 2019 • 20 min
If a gene editing technique could be utilized to knock out genes known to cause life-threatening diseases, would you find yourself facing a moral dilemma, wondering if it was the right thing to do? What if a gene editing technique could be utilized to…
How to Make Traveling a Piece of (Gluten Free) Cake-Elikqitie–Travel Gluten Free Podcast
Sep 24, 2019 • 42 min
In this episode, we hear from Elikqitie, host, and producer of Travel Gluten-Free Podcast. After learning that some people who are gluten-free have stopped traveling for fear of getting sick, she was inspired to create a resource to educate and enable…
How to Live a Long and Healthy Life, Dean Ornish
Sep 23, 2019 • 36 min
“Heart disease…high blood pressure, high cholesterol, obesity, early stage prostate cancer…When I was in medical school, I was taught that all these diseases have different diagnoses and different treatments, but because they all share the same underlying…
Glowing Squid: Illuminating Animal-Bacteria Symbioses—Dr. Margaret Mc-Fall Ngai—The Squid Vibrio Labs
Sep 23, 2019 • 52 min
How do symbioses between microbes and animals operate? How does a host recognize its symbionts? What prevents a host from overgrowing its symbiont or vice versa? What makes an interaction between microbes and animals beneficial versus harmful? These are…
The Human Mind – Robert K. Logan, Author of The Extended Mind: The Emergence of Language, the Human Mind, and Culture – Education, Communication, and the Quest for Understanding
Sep 20, 2019 • 18 min
Robert K. Logan, author of The Extended Mind: The Emergence of Language, the Human Mind, and Culture, provides his thoughts on human intelligence and communication. Logan is Professor Emeritus of Physics at the University of Toronto, and Chief Scientist…
Toxins Everywhere! – Leah Segedie, Food Activist and Social Media Consultant – Obvious and Not So Obvious Toxins in our Foods and Products
Sep 20, 2019 • 55 min
In this important podcast, Leah Segedie, the noted author of Green Enough: Eat Better, Live Cleaner, Be Happier (All Without Driving Your Family Crazy!), provides valuable information we can all use to eat and live healthier.As a celebrated food activist,…
Democraticizing Research of Advanced Genomic Testing in Order to Enable Precision Medicine - Dr. Rakesh Nagarajan, M.D., Ph.D. - PierianDx
Sep 19, 2019 • 20 min
Dr. Rakesh Nagarajan, M.D., Ph.D., is an adjunct associate professor at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis and the founder and Executive Chairman of the Board at PierianDx. Dr. Nagarajan and his team at PierianDx believe that advanced…
C60: A Window of Opportunity in Solar Powered Technology – Quinn Burlingame, Ph.D. – Loo Group, Princeton University; Andaluca Technologies
Sep 19, 2019 • 34 min
In this episode, Quinn Burlingame, Ph.D. and postdoctoral fellow in the Loo Group at Princeton University, tells us about the ever-improving technology in organic semiconductors and organic solar cells. Specifically, he shares about C60, which is…
More Than Meets the Eye: What We Can Learn From Visual Perception in Octopuses - David Edelman, Ph.D. - Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences at Dartmouth College
Sep 18, 2019 • 53 min
Among other brilliant capabilities, the octopus has the ability to visually attend and track strikingly more than other invertebrates. David Edelman, Ph.D. and visiting scholar in the Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences at Dartmouth College,…
Making the Planet a Cooler Place to Live - John Harte, Ph.D. – Harte Lab, University of California, Berkeley
Sep 18, 2019 • 31 min
Recently we have experienced some of the warmest years on record. Storms have become more frequent and intense, we are seeing harsher droughts, the ocean temperatures are rising, and polar ice is melting. As these trends inevitably continue to get worse,…
Solving Mysteries with Epigenetics – Nessa Carey, Epigeneticist and Noted Author of Epigenetics Revolution – Answering Important Biological Questions Through the Study of Epigenetics
Sep 16, 2019 • 46 min
In this podcast, Nessa Carey, the celebrated author of Epigenetics Revolution: How Modern Biology Is Rewriting Our Understanding of Genetics, Disease and Inheritance, talks about her work in epigenetics.Carey outlines epigenetics, a scientific discipline…
The Snore Solution – Janet Bennett, Founder of the Innovative Sleep Program—I Just Want To Sleep – Alleviation of Sleep and Breathing Problems
Sep 16, 2019 • 44 min
In this informative podcast, Janet Bennett, successful Speech Pathologist and the founder of an innovative sleep program, I Just Want To Sleep, discusses the treatment of people who suffer from snoring and breathing issues.As a Speech Pathologist in…
The Social Network – Dr. Moshe Szyf, Epigenetics Expert & Researcher – Epigenetics, Understanding Gene Programming
Sep 16, 2019 • 28 min
In this podcast, Dr. Moshe Szyf, perhaps one of the greatest minds in the interesting field of epigenetics, discusses the complex and important field of social epigenetics.Dr. Szyf has a PhD from the Hebrew University. He completed an intensive…
Insight from a Sleep Medicine Expert—Michael L. Perlis, Ph.D.—University of Pennsylvania
Sep 16, 2019 • 37 min
Michael L. Perlis, professor at the University of Pennsylvania, has been involved in the world of sleep medicine since the 1980s, when he was still in his early twenties. Compelled by an interest in understanding the function of dreaming, he was at the…
Better Brewing Through Chemistry—Niny Rao—Thomas Jefferson University
Sep 12, 2019 • 41 min
Some like it hot…and some insist on cold brew. Niny Rao knows that taste is subjective and has dedicated her research to learn more about the sensitive chemistry of coffee in order to give brewers the tools to make it to their liking. Rao is an associate…
Hope for Hearts – Wolfram Zimmermann, Lab Researcher, University Medical Center Göttingen – Engineered Heart Muscle and its Practical Applications
Sep 12, 2019 • 49 min
In this podcast, Wolfram Zimmermann, lab researcher and distinguished professor at the University Medical Center Göttingen, discusses innovative technologies that are advancing heart-related medical options.Professor Zimmermann provides an overview of…
Let’s Get Something Straight…Your Posture—Shawn Faver—Faveryourself.com
Sep 12, 2019 • 34 min
“Did you squeeze your butt today?” Shawn Faver says that for many who experience lower back pain, it may be a matter of gluteal engagement. Faver is an advanced posture therapist and has seen a lot of chronic issues that he can pin on dysfunctional…
The Solution for Poor Sleep Is Here! – Richard Jacobs, Entrepreneur and Founder of The Good Night’s Sleep Project – AI-Powered, Customizable Pillows Helping to Bring Quality, Restorative Sleep to Everyone
Sep 11, 2019 • 28 min
Richard Jacobs, entrepreneur and founder of The Good Night’s Sleep Project, discusses their AI-powered, custom-tailored pillow line that is creating a stir in the sleep industry. Jacobs talks in detail about his own personal experience struggling to get…
Collagen Rescue – Charlie Bailes, the Founder of CB Supplements – Collagen, Bone Broth, and the Path to Better Health
Sep 11, 2019 • 34 min
In this podcast, Charlie Bailes, the Founder, and CEO of CB Supplements discuss his family’s personal journey toward better health, and the launch of his supplement company, CB Supplements. Bailes discusses his personal health story and his intense…
Promoting a Collaborative Approach to Airway Health—Dr. Howard Hindin, DDS—Foundation for Airway Health and American Academy of Physiological Medicine and Dentistry
Sep 11, 2019 • 49 min
In this episode, Dr. Howard Hindin, DDS, co-founder and chairman of the Foundation for Airway Health and a partner and founder of the American Academy of Physiological Medicine and Dentistry (AAPMD), talks to us about the importance of collaborative…
Cannabis Chat – Joshua Neilly, CannabisMD’s Chief Growth Officer – Discussing the Wave of CBD & Cannabis Products, Information, and Society’s Changing Views
Sep 6, 2019 • 35 min
In this podcast, Joshua Neilly, the Chief Growth Officer of CannabisMD (cannabismd.com), talks frankly about CBD, cannabis, and society’s changing views toward both. Neilly discusses their interesting company name, and their decision to utilize the “MD”…
Dede Willis and Harold Garner of Orbit Genomics – Microsatellite Markers and Genomic Research
Sep 6, 2019 • 52 min
In this podcast, Orbit Genomics’ President & CEO, Dede Willis, and the Chief Scientific Officer, Harold “Skip” Garner, talk about their innovative work and research in genomics.Willis is a 25-year veteran of international business. Garner is the…
Michael Behe, PhD, Explains Why Darwin’s Theory of Evolution Inadequately Describes the Biochemical Foundation of Life
Sep 6, 2019 • 50 min
If you were to zoom in super closely on a bacterial flagellum—a tail-like structure that provides movement to bacteria—you would see that this feature is astoundingly similar to a boat’s motor in its components and function. It consists of a tiny…
Neurotoxicity: An Underacknowledged Cause of Sickness—Dr. Daniel Pompa—Natural Detox Health Solutions
Sep 5, 2019 • 29 min
If you were asked to guess the number one cause of weight loss resistance, would you guess that it’s neurotoxin exposure? And would you believe that 35 percent of diabetes is caused by neurotoxins? Probably not, and you wouldn’t be alone. On today’s…
A Shoe That Promotes Rather than Restricts Natural Movement—Steven Sashen—Xero Shoes
Sep 3, 2019 • 51 min
Your feet are meant to feel the surfaces they come into contact with, and they are meant to bend and flex in response to the sensations felt; this is how the human body was designed, and how it should be allowed to function. Are modern athletic shoes…
Health Care At Our Literal Feet: Gaetan Chevalier, Ph.D.
Sep 3, 2019 • 38 min
Earthing, or “grounding,” describes the time spent when our body is in direct contact with the earth. Dr. Gaetan Chevalier, a Ph.D. in engineering physics and a once-skeptic of the benefits of earthing, is now the director of the Earthing Institute after…
Turn and Face the Change – Katherine Brown, Health Coach and Founder of Just Bein’ Honest – Improving the Mind, Body, and Overall Health & Well Being
Sep 2, 2019 • 24 min
In this thought-provoking podcast, Katherine Brown, holistic health coach and founder of the popular website, Just Bein’ Honest (justbeinhonest.com), discusses the many ways we can take charge of our mental and physical health to improve our lives…
Brain Talk – Dr. James Hardt, Founder of the Biocybernaut Institute – Brainwave Analysis, Stepping into the Next Wave of Personal Enhancement
Sep 2, 2019 • 32 min
In this fascinating podcast, Dr. James V. Hardt, the President and celebrated Founder of Biocybernaut Institute, Inc., talks brainwaves and how we can improve our lives through brainwave feedback training.Dr. Hardt has a Bachelor of Science in Physics…
Sleeping Well or Sleeping Poorly? – Mark Burhenne, DDS, Noted Author of The 8-Hour Sleep Paradox – Sleep Issues, Conditions, and Disorders
Sep 2, 2019 • 39 min
In this informative podcast, Dr. Mark Burhenne, dentist, author, and speaker, discusses his new bestseller, The 8-Hour Sleep Paradox, as well as the importance of good sleep for our health.Dr. Burhenne has over 30 years in dentistry. In this podcast he…
Healing Magnetism—Allen Braswell—Magneceutical Health
Sep 2, 2019 • 36 min
Magneceutical Health is a company built around an energy-based technology that enhances feelings of relaxation and alleviates many of the issues associated with chronic stress, including inflammation, poor sleep, pain, low energy, and digestive problems.…
Science! – Ann Merchant, Deputy Executive Director, Communications, the National Academy of Sciences – Science, Applications, Guidelines, Knowledge & Research
Sep 2, 2019 • 41 min
In this podcast, Ann Merchant, the Deputy Executive Director of the Office of Communications at the National Academy of Sciences, talks about the many ways the Academy is impacting lives and providing valuable scientific input on a myriad of…
Achieving Health by Looking at the Big Picture—Andrew Farina—Fearless Health Coaching
Sep 2, 2019 • 43 min
In his work with a variety of people seeking healthy lifestyle changes or solutions to specific problems in their lives, Andrew Farina takes a holistic approach—he doesn’t just focus on one specific problem a client may present, but on all aspects of that…
A Mechanical Solution for Your Sleep Pillow Problems - Richard Jacobs—The Good Night’s Sleep Project
Sep 2, 2019 • 23 min
Entrepreneur and host of Future Tech and Future Tech Health podcast, Richard Jacobs, has interviewed over 120 sleep experts and explored an unending interest in all things health and technology. In his personal life, he’s struggled to achieve consistent…
Making Health and Fitness Accessible to Anyone Parker Lennon and Chuck Stach—FAQ Fitness Podcast
Sep 2, 2019 • 25 min
Parker Lennon and Chuck Stach have over two decades’ worth of combined experience working in health and fitness and have always used each other as a sounding board for new ideas, questions, and frustrations. With the goal of educating people and sharing…
Sleep & Health – Karen L. Lee, MD, Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Neurology, NYU Langone – The Many Advances in Sleep Medicine
Aug 30, 2019 • 47 min
Karen L. Lee, MD, Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Neurology, NYU Langone, delivers an overview of her important work in the fields of neurology and sleep medicine.Dr. Lee holds board certifications from the American Board of Psychiatry &…
The Heart of the Matter – Philippe Menasché, MD, PhD, Professor of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, University of Paris Descartes – Heart Failure Treatment, Stem Cells, and Medical Advances
Aug 30, 2019 • 33 min
Philippe Menasché, MD, Ph.D., Professor of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, University of Paris Descartes, discusses his work with stem-cell-derived extracellular vesicles for the treatment of heart failure.Dr. Philippe Menasché earned his MD and…
Itchy, Sneezy, Red and Running – Ron Barshop, CEO of Beacon Clinics – Getting a Handle on the Rampant Allergy Suffering Many People Experience Regularly
Aug 30, 2019 • 32 min
Ron Barshop, CEO of Beacon Clinics (beaconclinics.com), delivers a stirring overview of their intensive work in the field of allergies.As CEO of Beacon Clinics, a top ancillary income provider for many primary care providers, Barshop is in the center of…
Overcoming the Challenges of Sleep Apnea through Education—Jason Sazama—Free CPAP Advice
Aug 29, 2019 • 38 min
Anyone who has personally suffered from sleep apnea or knows someone who has may be all too aware of the challenges that can come along with the use of CPAP machines and masks. Too often, people prematurely discard this solution to sleep apnea after…
Shining the Light on Cell-to-Cell Communication—Dr. Daniel Fels—Biophysical Cell Communication Lab
Aug 29, 2019 • 61 min
How do cells communicate? Can one group of cells control the density of a neighboring group of cells? Can cells perceive the death of nearby cells? What can cell communication teach us about the processes it underlies, such as human behavior? These are…
From Sickness to Health: Emerging from a Family History of Illness—Nathaniel Jordan—The Minister of Wellness
Aug 29, 2019 • 29 min
Strokes, heart attacks, obesity, diabetes; these are just a few of the health problems that have run rampant in Nathaniel Jordan’s family. As a kid, it looked like he was headed in the same direction, dealing with high blood pressure at a young age and…
Vision Quest – Jake Steiner, Founder of Endmyopia.org – The Way to Reverse Myopia & Take Your Vision Back
Aug 28, 2019 • 43 min
In this podcast, Jake Steiner, founder of (endmyopia.org), provides an interesting overview of his work and research, and the ways we can improve our myopia.After reaching a frustrating -5.00 diopter myopia in his 20s, Steiner set out to change things, to…
When the Doctors Have No Answers: Finding Health in the Absence of a Medical Diagnosis—Aimee Tariq—Author, A Life with Health
Aug 28, 2019 • 26 min
Aimee Tariq was only in high school when physical ailments took over her life. With a resting heart rate of 200 beats per minute, she was unable to socialize, play her favorite sports, or even take care of herself. She sought help in the way that most…
Cancer Talk – Allison Rosen, M.S., Lead Project Coordinator, Baylor College of Medicine – Cancer Prevention, Getting the Word Out
Aug 28, 2019 • 32 min
In this important podcast, Allison Rosen, M.S., Lead Project Coordinator at Baylor College of Medicine, talks about her ongoing mission to spread the word and educate about cancer prevention.Rosen is passionate about her work at Baylor College of…
A Musical Genome—Wei-Shin Lai and Jason Wolfe—AcousticSheep
Aug 27, 2019 • 32 min
There’s no doubt that certain types of music, tones, and frequencies can have a relaxing effect on us. In fact, even ordinary sounds encountered in daily life can put as at ease, such as the sound of typing or someone brushing their teeth. But when it…
Flying in the Face of Cancer: Finding New Drug Combinations with a Fruit Fly Model—Laura Towart—My Personal Therapeutics and Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Aug 27, 2019 • 29 min
Creating fruit fly avatars: it sounds like something you might do in a video game, but at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, it’s something that’s being done in the lab in an effort to save lives—on a case-by-case basis. Laura Towart has always…
Teaching Old Dogs New Self-Therapies for Cancer—Wesley Wierson—LEAH Labs
Aug 27, 2019 • 31 min
There are about 90 million dogs in the U.S. right now, which means it’s almost guaranteed that you either have one or know someone who does. They’re known as man’s best friend, and most of us would do anything to help give them the longest and healthiest…
Training Astronauts Under the Sea—Dominic D’Agostino—University of South Florida Morsani College of Medicine
Aug 26, 2019 • 64 min
One of NASA’s most recent missions was carried out under the sea, and as a member of the team, Dominic D’Agostino, professor in the department of molecular pharmacology and physiology at the University of South Florida Morsani College of Medicine joins…
A Reconsideration of the Roots of Addiction—Aaron Ferguson and Zach Rhoads—Social Exchange Podcast
Aug 26, 2019 • 44 min
Of the people who use drugs, 80 to 90 percent don’t become addicted, and of those who actually do become addicted, 80 to 90 percent overcome those addictions without any professional help; they just seem to naturally outgrow their addictions over time.…
Complementing Solar and Wind Energy with Fuel Cells—Jack Brouwer—UC Irvine and National Fuel Cell Research Center
Aug 26, 2019 • 43 min
Jack Brouwer is a professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering at UC Irvine, as well as the head of the National Fuel Cell Research Center. He joins the podcast to discuss the potential of fuel cell technology as a complement to wind and solar…
Natural Healing – Dr. Eva Detko, PhD, Natural Health Specialist – Healing the Body and Mind
Aug 23, 2019 • 35 min
In this podcast, Dr. Eva Detko, Ph.D., natural health specialist, discusses her nearly two decades of work studying and treating medical problems that have physiological and psychological/emotional elements.Dr. Detko has immersed herself in the study and…
Build a Better Relationship – Mary Jo Rapini, MEd, LPC, Psychologist, Celebrated Author – A Practical Approach to Happier Relationships
Aug 23, 2019 • 36 min
In this podcast, Mary Jo Rapini, MEd, LPC, psychologist, and noted author, discusses her work helping people repair their most important relationships, and restore happiness and purpose to their lives.Rapini is a very established, prominent…
YouTube Learning – Dr. Armando Hasudungan, YouTube Sensation and Online Medical Educator – Explaining the Explainer Video Phenomenon
Aug 21, 2019 • 28 min
In this podcast, Dr. Armando Hasudungan talks about his background, medical interests, and what led him to become one of the most prolific medical science YouTubers.Dr. Hasudungan talks about how he became interested in medical videos. Starting out as a…
Considering Cancer – Dr. Anthony Miller, Dalla Lana School of Public Health at the University of Toronto – Cancer Causes, Research, and Nutrition
Aug 21, 2019 • 30 min
In this podcast, Dr. Anthony B. Miller, Dalla Lana School of Public Health at the University of Toronto, provides an overview of his long career and research into cancer causes and nutritional factors.Dr. Miller’s research has included many topics, from…
Kombucha Revolution – Hannah Crum, Kombucha Educator and Brewing Enthusiast – Kombucha, and Its Many Health Benefits
Aug 21, 2019 • 35 min
In this podcast, Hannah Crum, known affectionately as “The Kombucha Mamma,” discusses her love for kombucha and the many health benefits it offers.Crum caught the kombucha bug early on, when visiting a friend out of town. Her friend was brewing a batch of…
Drug Design – Lowry Curley, CEO of AxoSim – Biotech Innovation That Is Changing the Pharmaceutical Industry
Aug 20, 2019 • 39 min
In this informative podcast, Lowry Curley, Chief Executive Officer at AxoSim, a biotech startup, talks about the ways his company is contributing to better drug development.Curley is a biotech entrepreneur with a background in biomedical engineering. His…
Ethics & the Law – I. Glenn Cohen, Professor of Law at Harvard University – Technology, Law, Ethics, and What’s on the Horizon
Aug 20, 2019 • 35 min
In this thoroughly interesting and informative podcast, I. Glenn Cohen, James A. Attwood and Leslie Williams Professor of Law at Harvard Law School, provides an overview of the current ethics issues and laws that govern emerging technologies and…
Integrating Blockchain into the Healthcare Industry – Ray Dogum – Show Host – Health Unchained
Aug 19, 2019 • 22 min
Have you ever wondered why healthcare data isn’t centrally located in one database? Why are patient records scattered in numerous places? Ray Dogum joins us today to discuss the present and future of patient healthcare information storage. The current…
Meditation in the Workplace: Health from the Inside-Out – Masha Kouzmenko – Co-Founder – Silicon Valley Wellness
Aug 19, 2019 • 20 min
Meditation is a tool that is helpful for many people let go of negative associations from their past and focus on the present. For Masha Kouzmenko, co-founder of Silicon Valley Wellness, her interest in meditation started with researching Eastern medicine…
Squishy Robots: The Future of Biorobots - Victoria Webster-Wood, Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Founder of the Biohybrid and Organic Robotics Group at Carnegie Mellon Universit
Aug 17, 2019 • 25 min
When we think of robots, we likely think of metal or plastic parts, synthetic actuators and/or sensors. One lab is aiming to change all that by using muscular and neurologic tissues instead, with the goal of creating completely organic, sustainable, and…
Small Robots Inspired by Nature: Design, Production, and Potential Applications—Sarah Bergbreiter—Carnegie Melon University
Aug 16, 2019 • 27 min
One could argue that nature is the world’s best designer; biomimicry is a design approach which draws on biological processes and natural entities to create products, structures, and systems. Today’s episode discusses how insect anatomy and the natural…
Rethinking the Use and Timing of Oil in Food Preparation—Udo Erasmus—UDO’S CHOICE Supplement Company Founder
Aug 16, 2019 • 40 min
It’s hard NOT to love fried food. It gets a little easier, however, after learning how bad fried food is for your body and how much damage heating oils can do. Udo Erasmus joins us today to discuss everything you wanted to learn about incorporating oils…
Synthetic Recreations of Nature Using Supramolecular Interactions—Dr. Matt Webber—Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at the University of Notre Dame
Aug 16, 2019 • 33 min
“We are fundamentally interested in how we can use these [supramolecular] interactions to build systems that resemble or recreate the living world,” says Dr. Matt Webber, principle investigator in the Webber Lab at the University of Notre Dame. He’s an…
The Hairy Truth About Hair – Hasan Erbil Abaci, Columbia University Medical Center – Hair Follicles, What We Know Thus Far
Aug 9, 2019 • 35 min
In this interesting and detailed podcast, Hasan Erbil Abaci, Assistant Professor at Columbia University Medical Center, discusses exciting new work in tissue engineering as it relates to hair follicles. Abaci is an experienced scientific researcher and…
The Biotech Benefit – Raymond McCauley The Amazing Advances in Biotech
Aug 9, 2019 • 42 min
Raymond McCauley, Chair of Biology at Singularity University delivers an engaging overview on the many ways biotechnology is impacting our world.McCauley is the Co-founder and Chief Architect for BioCurious—a not-for-profit that allows bio hobbyists,…
Understanding Your Home, Maintaining Your Health Stephen Collette Your Healthy House
Aug 8, 2019 • 31 min
We spend a significant amount of time in our homes; we sleep there, eat there, raise our children there, and enjoy our lives there. Knowing this, it would make sense that we would go out of our way to ensure that our homes are safe and healthy…
Coordinated Activity and Quorum Sensing in Bacteria—E. Peter Greenberg—Greenberg Lab, University of Washington
Aug 8, 2019 • 37 min
Dr. E. Peter Greenberg is a professor at the University of Washington, where he runs the Greenberg Lab. His research revolves primarily around something you may not have even heard of: quorum sensing. Simply put, quorum sensing is the ability of an…
On All Things Plant Growth and Development—Anthony Trewavas—Emeritus School of Biological Sciences of the University of Edinburgh
Aug 8, 2019 • 52 min
Dr. Anthony Trewavas is a molecular biologist and emeritus professor in the School of Biological Sciences of the University of Edinburgh who’s been studying plant biochemistry for longer than many of us have even been alive. How and why do plants behave…
A Shoe Unlike Any Other: Taking Strides in Footwear—Billy Price—BILLY Footwear
Aug 6, 2019 • 26 min
When Billy Price was just 18 years old, he endured a life-changing event that left him paralyzed from the neck down, and with significantly reduced dexterity in his hands. Maintaining independence was important to him, as it was a defining characteristic…
Insight from an Expert in the Field of Genomic Research—Dr. Dana Carroll—Department of Biochemistry, University of Utah School of Medicine
Aug 6, 2019 • 41 min
Over the last 15 to 20 years, the development of advanced tools such as zinc-finger nucleases and CRISPR has provided access to specific genes in the genome of individual organisms, unveiling information about how particular genes work, what controls the…
On Reversing and Preventing Nerve Agent Toxicity by Using Virtual Reality Technology—Dr. Zoran Radic—UC San Diego
Aug 6, 2019 • 46 min
Nerve gasses have been a topic of research since they were first made in Nazi Germany, and they all target primarily one key enzyme that’s responsible for neurotransmission in the body, which is responsible for the ability to move and breath. When…
Healing from the Inside Out: a Holistic Approach to Medicine - Cheryl Burdette
Aug 5, 2019 • 47 min
Dr. Cheryl Burdette, ND, joins us to discuss the principles of naturopathic medicine and a few of the differences between traditional medicine and her practice. Dr. Burdette emphasizes the importance of a holistic approach and individualized treatment…
DNA-Based Data Storage Solutions in a Fully Data-Driven World—Thomas Coughlin—Coughlin Associates
Jul 22, 2019 • 35 min
Nearly everything we interact with in today’s world is digital, and every application we use without thinking twice about it is dependent upon various types of digital storage technology. With a seeming endless increase in the amount of digital data,…
Exploring the Genome and Behavior of Parasites—Dr. Richard McCulloch—University of Glasgow
Jul 22, 2019 • 42 min
At the University of Glasgow, Professor Richard McCulloch studies the biology of genomes, but unlike most other researchers, the human cell is not the subject of his research. Instead, he’s looking at parasite cells that cause diseases in humans and…
Fungi Force! – Dr. Nicole Hynson, Pacific Biosciences Research Center, University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa – How Fungi and Plants Help Each Other to Thrive
Jul 19, 2019 • 37 min
Nicole Hynson, Associate Professor, University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa, at the Pacific Biosciences Research Center, talks about the interesting symbiotic relationships that exist between fungi and plants.Hynson runs the Hynson Lab for Community Ecology in the…
On the Inner Workings of Your Gut—Dr. Samantha Nazareth—A Clinical Internist and Gastroenterologist
Jul 17, 2019 • 34 min
With double board-certification in internal medicine and gastroenterology, Dr. Samantha Nazareth is a noted researcher, writer, speaker, and authoritative source for all things nutrition, wellness, and the microbiome. She joins the podcast today to…
On the Philosophy of Plant Neurobiology—Paco Calvo—Minimal Intelligence Lab
Jul 17, 2019 • 37 min
Plants have been referred to as the “masters of chemistry”, and we know without a doubt that they have an impressive ability to adapt to the environment in ways that promote their growth. But what else do we know about plants? Do they have the ability to…
Neural Network Discoveries – Keith Hengen, PhD, Department of Biology, Washington University in St. Louis – Intact Neural Networks, Researching for a Better Grasp of How Disease May Develop
Jul 16, 2019 • 48 min
In this podcast, Keith Hengen, Ph.D., Department of Biology at Washington University in St. Louis, discusses his lab’s interesting work and research.Hengen details the kinds of research his lab is focused on, and his lab’s goals. Hengen explains basic…
Plant Life – Brett Younginger, Postdoctoral Researcher at Washington State University – Plants, Soil, and Symbiotic Relationships
Jul 16, 2019 • 32 min
Brett Younginger, postdoctoral researcher at Washington State University, discusses the fascinating research into plant tissue and diversity.As a postdoctoral researcher, Younginger is interested in investigating the diversity and function of fungal…
Healthy Kids, Healthy Aging: Developing Preventative Gene Therapies—Elizabeth Parrish—BioViva
Jul 15, 2019 • 42 min
Heart disease, cancer, Alzheimer’s…the list of age-related diseases goes on and on, and while many of us consider these to be essentially inevitable at one point or another, Elizabeth Parrish disagrees. As the CEO of BioViva, her focus is on the…
Creating a Digital Universe and Comparing it to the One We Live In, Richard G. Bower
Jul 15, 2019 • 48 min
“I make the Universe. Well…maybe not the Universe, but a universe,” explains Dr. Richard G. Bower, professor at Durham University. He’s researching something called observational theoretical cosmology, which involves using a supercomputer, along with the…
Unprecedented Levels of Non-Natural Electromagnetic Radiation: A 21st Century Epidemic—Dr. Paul Héroux—Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics, and Occupational Health at McGill University
Jul 15, 2019 • 40 min
Over a short and recent span of time, non-natural electromagnetic field (EMF) radiation levels have risen by a factor of about 1.0×1018 (that’s one with 18 zeros behind it!). While it may be invisible, the effects of EMF radiation from technology aren’t,…
Solutions via Molecular Surgery—Stephen Ekker—The Genome Writers Guild
Jul 12, 2019 • 36 min
Whether it’s engineering a monogenetic food crop to resist pathogens, putting in the hornless trait in dairy cows in order to make more efficient and reduce the inhumane practices associated with dairy production, creating a low-cost chemical delivery…
Taking Control of Your Health Using Epigenetics—Tom Stubbs—Chronomics
Jul 11, 2019 • 38 min
“If we didn’t have epigenetics, we’d be nothing more than a blob of cells in a dish,” says Tom Stubbs, CEO of Chronomics. On today’s episode, he defines the role and function of epigenetics and explains how it can inform us about the impact our…
Growing Vats of Beating Human Heart Cells—Dr. Charles E. Murray—Center for Cardiovascular Biology, University of Washington
Jul 11, 2019 • 45 min
While fish and other amphibians can regenerate heart muscle throughout their lives, for unclear reasons, mammals cannot. In fact, the human heart is the least regenerative organ in the body, which means that when someone has a heart attack, the portion of…
Health Options – Dr. Paul Anderson, CEO of Anderson Medical Group and Advanced Medical Therapies – Integrative Cancer Therapies for Patients
Jul 10, 2019 • 43 min
Dr. Paul Anderson, CEO of Anderson Medical Group and Advanced Medical Therapies, delivers an insightful overview of the various types of integrative cancer therapies that may be options for patients.Dr. Anderson, N.M.D., a naturopathic medical doctor and…
Gene Expression Studies and Spinal Cord Injury Repair—Jacob Koffler—UC San Diego Neural Engineering Lab
Jul 10, 2019 • 35 min
When a patient presents to the ER with a heart problem, most doctors will know what tests to run, what drugs to prescribe, and what treatment will be best for recuperating that patient and allowing them to go home and resume their normal lives. The same…
Learning The Sleep Lady Shuffle, Kim West—Author of Good Night, Sleep Tight
Jul 9, 2019 • 25 min
Asthma, restless leg syndrome, obstructive sleep apnea, narcolepsy…these are just a few of the medical problems that can coexist and underlie behavioral sleep problems in children. Generalized anxiety and post-traumatic stress disorder can also cause…
Measuring Your Highs and Lows: The Implications of Heart Rate Variability—Gavin Andrews—HeartMath
Jul 9, 2019 • 26 min
It’s easy to tell when your heart is pounding, but it’s not so easy to detect the more subtle changes in your heart rate that occur throughout the day as you encounter stimulus after stimulus, or even as you entertain thoughts that bring you a sense of…
Tony Altar PhD Senior Scientific Fellow Verge Genomics Brain Disease New Therapies for Treatment
Jul 9, 2019 • 40 min
In this podcast, Tony Altar, PhD, Senior Scientific Fellow & Advisor of Verge Genomics, discusses brain illnesses and the groundbreaking new techniques utilized to advance treatment options.Altar has over 35 years of experience leading some of the world’s…
Toxic World – Peter Sullivan, The Founder of Clear Light Ventures – The Many and Various Environmental Health Threats and How to Reduce Our Exposure
Jul 8, 2019 • 48 min
Peter Sullivan, the founder of Clear Light Ventures, talks about the many environmental toxins that could be impacting our health, that we need to know about.Sullivan’s work covers electromagnetic field safety and awareness, toxic metals screening, and a…
Breaking the Thyroid Code with Education and Awareness—Dr. Zana Carver—Author, The End of Chronic Fatigue
Jul 8, 2019 • 26 min
“It’s so common that a person has something else going on…if the doctor is just looking at TSH [thyroid stimulating hormone], they’re not seeing the whole picture and they’re not knowing if the thyroid hormone is actually getting inside the cell…and…
Technology, Toxins, Threats – Cecelia Doucette, Technology Safety Educator, Education Services Director at Wireless Education – Daily Exposure to Potentially Harmful Environmental Toxins
Jul 8, 2019 • 44 min
Cecelia Doucette, technical and professional writer turned public health safety advocate and expert, discusses her important work creating awareness about the potential dangers of environmental toxins. Doucette is the Technology Safety Educator, Education…
Too Many People, Not Enough Resources Paul Ehrlich co author of The Population Bomb
Jul 5, 2019 • 28 min
Paul Ehrlich co-wrote and published a book called “The Population Bomb” in 1968. A commentary (and warning) to the dangers of overpopulation, Ehrlich predicted that continued population growth would lead to famine, economic collapse, and significant…
Taking Care of Your Liver - Dr. Kevin Moore – Professor of Hepatology – University of College London – Liver Specialist
Jul 4, 2019 • 34 min
Dr. Kevin Moore, Professor of Hepatology at the University of College London, joins us today to discuss all things liver – both in healthy and in diseased states. What are the common tests that doctors run to evaluate liver health and function? What do…
Engineering a Nerve Repair Solution—Dr. Young Hye Song—The Schmidt Lab, University of Florida
Jul 3, 2019 • 21 min
The Schmidt Lab at the University of Florida is the site of some exciting research that could provide for a new and effective treatment for spinal cord injury in humans. The approach utilizes donor peripheral nerves, which are put through a…
Are You Sleeping? – Dr. Katharina Lederle, Consultant, Human Sleep and Fatigue Specialist, Somnia – Discovering How We Sleep and Working to Improve It
Jul 3, 2019 • 30 min
Dr. Katharina Lederle, consultant, human sleep and fatigue specialist at Somnia, discusses the importance of sleep.Somnia’s mission is to improve sleep quality for everyone, as better sleep is the key to a higher quality life that is often happier, and…
Better Health Horizon – Greg Kieser, Author and Founder, Supersystemic.ly LLC – Technology and Health, Investing in Companies That Are Working To Do Good Things for Humanity
Jul 3, 2019 • 24 min
In this podcast, Greg Kieser, Founder at Supersystemic.ly LLC, talks about his varied interests in future technologies, and investments into companies that are doing good work, helping people improve their health. Greg Kieser is the author of Dear…
Discussions with a Theoretical Chemist—Christopher Hendon—Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Oregon
Jul 2, 2019 • 52 min
Chemical bonds are essential to life, but not many of us can explain in detail exactly what they are, how they function, and how they contribute to a compound’s properties. On today’s podcast, this is just one of the many interesting topics discussed by…
Heart Rate Variability: The Future of Preventative Medicine – Abraham Otero – Associate Professor of Information Technology - San Pablo University
Jul 2, 2019 • 30 min
What if your Apple Watch, Fitbit, or other heart rate monitor could tell you, based on your heart rate variability, that you could be at risk for sleep apnea? What if your wearable technology could inform you of a health condition BEFORE you started…
Microbe Mania – Dr. Jamie Foster, Microbiology & Cell Science, University of Florida – The Fascinating World of Microbes and All That They Do
Jun 28, 2019 • 39 min
In this informative podcast, Jamie S. Foster, Ph.D., Microbiology & Cell Science, University of Florida, discusses the amazing mission of microbes.Dr. Foster is interested in the community—the microbial community to be specific. Her advanced research…
Breathe In, Breathe Out – Dr. Barry Raphael, The Raphael Center for Integrative Education – Sleep Disruptions and Airway Issues
Jun 28, 2019 • 49 min
In this podcast, Dr. Barry Raphael, orthodontist and head of the Raphael Center for Integrative Education, talks about breathing issues and disruptive sleep.Dr. Raphael has devoted his career to orthodontics and the improvement of breathing and sleep. His…
Cellular Invasion – Gail McIntyre, PhD, DABT, Chief Scientific Officer, Aravive – Targeting the Signaling Pathways that Allow Abnormal Cells to Invade Healthy Tissue
Jun 27, 2019 • 32 min
Gail McIntyre, Ph.D., DABT, the Chief Scientific Officer of Aravive (aravive.com), provides a thorough overview of Aravive’s important work researching and developing treatments for life-threatening diseases.Gail McIntyre has a long history of successful…
On the Design and Applications of Wireless Bioelectronic Devices—John S. Ho—Department of Electrical Computer Engineering at the National University of Singapore
Jun 27, 2019 • 25 min
Most people are familiar with the function of pacemakers: small bioelectronic devices that are implanted near the heart and help a person maintain a proper heart rate. However, not many people understand the intricacies of the technology behind these…
Between Eastern and Western Veterinary Medical Care–Barbara Royal, DVM, CVA – Complementary and Holistic Veterinary Medicine
Jun 27, 2019 • 48 min
Fifty percent of dogs [over the age of 10 years old] will develop cancer. So, what can we, as pet owners, do about it? Dr. Barbara Royal, an integrative veterinary medical practitioner based in Chicago, joins us to discuss what we can do to help our…
What’s a Microbiome? – Meagan Rubel, Department of Genetics, University of Pennsylvania – Studying the Microbiome, Bacteria, Variations and Adaptations
Jun 26, 2019 • 45 min
In this podcast, Meagan Rubel, Department of Genetics at the Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, discusses some of the exciting new research in anthropology as it pertains to the microbiome.With a Ph.D. in molecular anthropology,…
Fermented Foods, Demystified — Kirsten Shockey — Co-Author of Fiery Ferments and Fermented Vegetables
Jun 26, 2019 • 27 min
Fermentation is easier than you think. In its most distilled form, all you need is vegetables, salt, and time. Kirsten Shockey, the author of Fiery Ferments and Fermented Vegetables, joins us today to demystify the fermentation process. She explains why…
Making Exciting and New Biotechnologies Accessible for Everyone—Beth Tuck—Genspace
Jun 26, 2019 • 25 min
Have you always had a passion for the world where biology, technology, and design intersect, but never had the access to a lab or the mentorship necessary for truly engaging in it? If so, you’re not alone: communities of people who are driven by a desire…
What’s in YOUR Gut? – Andres M. Gomez, Assistant Professor of Microbiomics at the University of Minnesota – The Human Microbiome and How It Impacts Health & Disease
Jun 25, 2019 • 37 min
Andres M. Gomez, Assistant Professor of Microbiomics at the University of Minnesota, delivers an interesting overview of microbiomics. Gomez received a BSc in Animal Sciences and an MSc in Biotechnology from the National University of Colombia before…
The Whole Story: Naturopathic Approaches to Thyroid Conditions – Jules Chandler – Naturopathic Nutritional Therapist
Jun 25, 2019 • 35 min
Jules Chandler, known online as The Thyroid Expert, shares her story of identifying, treating, and managing her graves’ disease (overactive thyroid). In this episode, Chandler provides a general overview of graves’ disease and other common thyroid…
Concerns for Water Contamination Spreading Globally—Jafar Noori—Intelligent Pollutant Monitoring
Jun 25, 2019 • 33 min
In Copenhagen, Denmark, citizens have been warned: don’t drink the tap, and don’t even brush your teeth with it, as it has been shown to be highly contaminated by dangerous pesticides. Could you imagine if that were the case in your own home?…
Chloroplast Genetic Engineering: An Unprecedented Technique with Numerous Benefits—Tedrick Thomas Salim Lew—Department of Chemical Engineering at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
Jun 24, 2019 • 35 min
The conventional genetic engineering approach in plants targets plant nuclei, which means it’s limited by the fact that there is only one nucleus in a plant. But what if there was a method of genetic engineering that could target a plant’s 50 to 60…
Insight from an Expert on Evolutionary Biology—Katie Peichel—Institute of Ecology and Evolution, University of Bern
Jun 21, 2019 • 37 min
Professor Katie Peichel is head of the Institute of Ecology and Evolution at the University of Bern, and she joins the podcast today to discuss a range of fascinating topics, including the development of new species, debate over how to define one species…
Food for Thought, and Living Well – Beran Parry, Nutritionist, Author, and Well-being Expert – The Metabolic Cure, Path to Health and Wellness
Jun 21, 2019 • 28 min
In this podcast, Beran Parry celebrated nutritionist, and prolific author discusses health tips and wellness, and her new book, The Ageless Metabolic Cure: The Science of Looking 20 Years Younger: Natural Hormone Reset: Get Lean and Genetically…
Nutrition as Therapy-Kelly Dorfman Nutritionist and Author of Cure Your Child With Food
Jun 20, 2019 • 38 min
Kelly Dorfman, a well-regarded clinical nutritionist and author in the field of therapeutic nutrition, joins the podcast to discuss the use of nutrition as a primary form of treatment for a variety of conditions, primarily those related to brain and…
Skin, the Social Organ – Dr. Raja Sivamani, Associate Professor of Clinical Dermatology, University of California – Interesting Facts, and Treatments Regarding Our Largest Organ
Jun 20, 2019 • 45 min
Raja Sivamani, M.D., M.S., C.A.T., Associate Professor of Clinical Dermatology at the University of California, Davis, delivers an interesting overview of our skin and the conditions that affect the skin.Dr. Sivamani is a board certified dermatologist…
Your Thyroid’s Best Friend–BOOST Thyroid-Dr. Vedrana Högqvist Tabor – BOOST Thyroid CEO and Co-founde
Jun 20, 2019 • 29 min
Tracking one’s own health care can be complicated, but it doesn’t have to be. In this episode, Dr. Vedrana Högqvist Tabor shares her own journey of being diagnosed with Hashimoto’s disease, and how her experience as a patient led her to develop the app,…
Brain Vision – Pouya Bashivan, Postdoctoral Associate, Massachusetts Institute of Technology – Digging into the Visual Cortex to Better Understand How the Brain Sees
Jun 20, 2019 • 34 min
Pouya Bashivan, Postdoctoral Associate, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, provides an overview of his work at MIT.Bashivan discusses the specific area of brain activity that is his current focus.…
Psychedelics and Self-Discovery—Stephen Gray—Ninth Annual Spirit Plant Medicine Conference
Jun 19, 2019 • 44 min
Most people associate psychedelics with the free-spirited mindset of the 60s and 70s, but the use of psychedelic substances for the purposes of healing the mind and body and enhancing spirituality is something that humans have been doing since ancient…
Cell Discoveries–Louis Metzger, Tierra Biosciences – New Ways to Express Proteins and Discover the Molecules of the Next Century
Jun 19, 2019 • 40 min
In this podcast, Louis Metzger, Chief Scientific Officer at Tierra Biosciences, provides a detailed analysis of the groundbreaking work they are doing at Tierra. Tierra Biosciences’ innovative technology stands atop the accepted knowledge foundation of…
Defining Development – Dr. Mark Bertin, Board Certified Developmental Behavioral Pediatrician – Child Development Issues and Options
Jun 19, 2019 • 33 min
Dr. Mark Bertin, a board-certified developmental behavioral pediatrician, provides a thorough overview of ADHD and child development issues. Dr. Bertin studied at Cornell University and the UCLA School of Medicine then completed his general pediatric…
Holistic Healthy – Nadine Artemis, Author of Holistic Dental Care: The Complete Guide to Healthy Teeth and Gums – Oral Care, Healthy Extracts, and Wellness
Jun 18, 2019 • 34 min
Nadine Artemis, author of Holistic Dental Care: The Complete Guide to Healthy Teeth and Gums provides an overview of her work and her product lines.Artemis is a woman of many talents—beauty philosopher, aromacologist, and botanical enthusiast. She is an…
Harnessing the Power of Health Data, Empowering Healthier Lives—Jeff Dachis—One Drop
Jun 18, 2019 • 30 min
Type 1 diabetes affects millions of people, but the level of education and personal guidance provided to those who receive the diagnosis is severely lacking, leaving people with more questions than answers, and little power to take control of their…
Lowering the Risks of Living with Type 1 Diabetes—Dana Lewis—Open Artificial Pancreas Project
Jun 18, 2019 • 38 min
Type 1 diabetes is a common condition experienced by millions of people, and while insulin pumps and continuous glucose monitors (CGM) can help those who deal with this condition, there’s a lot of room for improvement. For example, unlike the connected…
Eliminating the Risk of a Bad High, Ensuring a Good One—Latham Woodward—Shoogies
Jun 18, 2019 • 21 min
Your heart seems to be racing and skipping beats, your anxiety is through the roof, and you’d do anything just to feel comfortable or “normal” again; this is what many people experience after consuming too much THC, and it can be traumatic enough to scare…
Be Still my Bioprinted Heart: Future Directions in Treating Heart Failure– Dr. Jeffrey A. Morgan – Chief Medical Officer for BIOLIFE4D
Jun 18, 2019 • 32 min
Heart disease is the #1 cause of death for both men and women in the USA. One doctor is trying to change this statistic through his work in developing bioprinted hearts, which he hopes will someday be utilized instead of traditional heart transplant…
Aging Well – Aubrey de Grey, PhD, Co-founder of SENS Research Foundation – Taking the Fight to Antiquated Medical Thoughts on Aging, and Why ‘Inevitability’ Is No Excuse That Should Stand in the Way of New Treatments
Jun 14, 2019 • 48 min
In this podcast, Aubrey de Grey, Ph.D., and the Chief Science Officer/Co-founder of SENS Research Foundation discusses his fascination with aging and his ongoing efforts to change the way we think about, and treat, age-related conditions.Dr. de Grey is a…
See You A Round, or Square – Carlos R. Ponce, MD, PhD, Department of Neuroscience, Washington University School of Medicine –AI, Biological Vision, and Our Conscious Understanding of All We See
Jun 14, 2019 • 47 min
In this podcast, Carlos R. Ponce, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Neuroscience, Washington University School of Medicine, discusses consciousness of vision.How do brain regions communicate for motion processing and visual object recognition?…
Bloody Benefits – Dr. Rodgers, Medical Director, Medichecks – A New Way to Efficiently and Regularly Test Blood to Monitor Health
Jun 13, 2019 • 40 min
In this podcast, Dr. Sam Rodgers, Medical Director for Medichecks, discusses his company’s mission to provide efficient, easy-to-use, quality blood testing to everyone. Medichecks has connected the top pathology laboratories with groundbreaking consumer…
Computer Screen Danger! – Sharmin Habib, OD, Co-Founder of Umay – An Innovative New Way to Protect our Eye Health in a Digital Age
Jun 13, 2019 • 31 min
In this podcast, Sharmin Habib, OD, optometrist, Co-Founder of Umay, delivers an interesting overview of her work and the negative impacts of digital eye strain.Habib’s company uses thermal therapy as a means to improve eye health. The doctor provides…
Ear, Nose, & Throat Health – Joana Vaz de Castro, Otorhinolaryngology Specialist – Diseases and Disorders Affecting the Ear, Nose, and Larynx
Jun 13, 2019 • 45 min
In this informative podcast, Dr. Joana Vaz de Castro, a respected Otorhinolaryngology Specialist, provides a detailed overview of modern treatments for ear, nose, and larynx conditions, disorders, and diseases.Joana Vaz de Castro has many years of…
Reworking the Traditional Approach to Orthodontics, Improving Health and Happiness—William M. Hang DDS MSD—Face Focused
Jun 12, 2019 • 46 min
As a practicing orthodontist of almost five decades, Dr. William M. Hang has learned a lot over time, which is evidenced by the fact that his approach to orthodontics has completely transformed since the beginning of his career. Conventional orthodontics…
Video Capsule Endoscopy: A Window to the Insides—Dr. David Cave, MD—University of Massachusetts Medical School
Jun 12, 2019 • 39 min
When compared to the standard of care, an approach in gastroenterology called video capsule endoscopy was shown to be three times better at detecting active bleeding in the gastrointestinal tracts (GI) of patients, which will allow for site-directed…
Designing for Drug Testing – Dr. James Hickman, PhD, Hesperos – The Science and Technology Platform That Could Lead to New Groundbreaking Drug Development
Jun 12, 2019 • 36 min
In this podcast, Dr. James Hickman, Ph.D., Chief Science Officer at Hesperos, talks about his groundbreaking work designing unique, tailored systems to model diseases and test drugs.Dr. Hickman and company partner, CEO, Michael L. Shuler, Ph.D. combined…
Zooming in on the Human Body’s Most Complex Organs: A Breakthrough Technology that’s Bypassing Animal Models and Testing Human Tissues Directly—Dr. Thomas Neumann—Nortis
Jun 11, 2019 • 45 min
Animal models for drug development and scientific research are well-known for having drawbacks and an unavoidable level of unreliability. However, for a long time now they’ve also been regarded as the best option out there for testing new drugs,…
Exposure to Toxins – Michael Skinner, School of Biological Sciences, Washington State University – The Long Term Multi-Generational Impact of Toxins Within Our Environment
Jun 11, 2019 • 59 min
In this podcast, Dr. Michael Skinner, School of Biological Sciences at Washington State University, discusses epigenetic transgenerational inheritance and the potential long term impact of toxins.Dr. Skinner discusses his research within the area of…
Amplifying the Benefits of Meditation with Wearable Technology—Kathryn Fantauzzi—Apollo
Jun 10, 2019 • 32 min
Burnout: it’s a word most people use casually, and a condition not taken very seriously, or else blamed on the person who claims to experience it. But very recently, the World Health Organization has listed it as a medical syndrome, which might start to…
Thinking Your Way Out of Chronic Insomnia—Sasha Stephens—Author of The Effortless Sleep Method: The Incredible New Cure for Insomnia and Chronic Sleep Problems and Creator of Sleep For Life
Jun 10, 2019 • 42 min
“Great sleep is available for all of us…this is not some great disease that we need to treat with medicine or with some sort of special device; sleep is an innate ability that we all have…and it’s still perfect in every single one of us, and…
Addressing what Conventional Orthodontics Doesn’t—Barry Raphael, Doctor of Medicine in Dentistry—The Raphael Center for Integrative Orthodontics
Jun 3, 2019 • 32 min
Despite a growing body of research on the connection, most people still believe that sleep has little to do with dentistry. In fact, for the 27 years that Dr. Barry Raphael practiced conventional orthodontics, he—along with many other orthodontists who…
Finding Success in the Combination of Western and Chinese Medicine—Shiroko Sokitch, MD—Heart to Heart Medical Center
Jun 3, 2019 • 42 min
Many people see Western and Chinese medicine as being at complete odds with one another, but after over three decades of practicing them in conjunction and seeing an 85 percent success rate in alleviating her patient’s symptoms, Dr. Shiroko Sokitch…
Gut Microbiome – Stephanie Schnorr, University of Nevada, Las Vegas – The Power of the Gut, and How Our Bodies React to What They Take In
Jun 3, 2019 • 45 min
In this podcast, Stephanie Schnorr, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, talks about the power of the gut microbiome. Schnorr is a biological anthropologist who is interested in digestion, our diets in general (currently and historically), and the gut…
Advancing Stem Cell Uses – Donny Hanjaya-Putra, University of Notre Dame – Pushing Stem Cell Therapy to the Next Level for Targeted Cellular Repair
Jun 3, 2019 • 35 min
In this podcast, Donny Hanjaya-Putra, a researcher at the University of Notre Dame, provides a detailed overview of his work with stem cells.Hanjaya-Putra earned his Ph.D. in Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering from Johns Hopkins University, and he…
Learning from Plant Evolution In Order to Engineer Around It—Dr. Clay Wright—Virginia Tech Department of Biological Systems Engineering
Jun 3, 2019 • 41 min
As a result of climate change, the environmental fluctuations currently experienced by plants will only increase in the coming years, which could lead to devastating consequences for plant health and food production. At the Virginia Tech Department of…
Designing, Personalizing, and Printing Ingestible Biomedical Devices—Dr. Yong Lin Kong—University of Utah College of Engineering
May 30, 2019 • 25 min
Conventional biomedical device manufacturing methods have several shortcomings and are limited in what they can create by geometrical, material, and mechanical barriers. But at the University of Utah College of Engineering, these barriers are being broken…
Turning Life into Software–Tarun Wadhwa—On the Current and Future State of CRISPR Technology
May 29, 2019 • 34 min
Imagine gene editing technology being as ubiquitous as smartphones—an editing device in every teenager’s pocket capable of altering, creating, and transforming life as we know it. It sounds like science fiction—perhaps a terrifying version of it—but so…
The Missed Connection: Jaw Shrinkage and Poor Sleep—Sandra Kahn and Paul Ehrlich—Jaws: The Story of a Hidden Epidemic
May 29, 2019 • 53 min
When asked what causes crowding in the mouth and the consequent need for braces, most dentists and orthodontists will point to genetics, but they probably won’t be able to point to a significant amount of evidence in support of that position. According to…
Where Medicine and Storytelling Intersect-Thomas Hager-Author of Ten Drugs: How Plants, Powders, and Pills Have Shaped the History of Medicine
May 29, 2019 • 32 min
Behind every pharmaceutical development and scientific discovery, there’s a story to be told, and Thomas Hager has made it his life’s work to tell those stories. His path to becoming a well-known and successful author of narrative nonfiction works began…
Improving Our Sleep–Hugo Mercier, CEO of Dreem, Sleep Quality Innovators – Tech, Data, and the Path to Better Sleep
May 28, 2019 • 21 min
In this podcast, Hugo Mercier, the CEO of Dreem, discusses his company’s new product that is literally helping people get better sleep and improve their lives.Mercier provides an overview of their groundbreaking new sleep product, a headband, an app that…
Baby Brains–Dr. Jonathan Delafield Butt, PhD in Developmental Neurobiology – Early Consciousness of the Human Mind
May 24, 2019 • 33 min
In this informative podcast, Dr. Jonathan Delafield-Butt of the University of Strathclyde, provides a detailed overview of his work studying early consciousness of the human mind.Delafield-Butt’s work is especially focused on consciousness and…
Better Businesses, Better People—Minter Dial—Author of Heartificial Empathy Putting Heart into Business and Artificial Intelligence
May 23, 2019 • 42 min
Over the past couple of decades, there’s been a marked decrease in the number of people who perceive empathy both in their own actions and in their interactions with others. Many people are quick to blame automation and the prominence of technological…
Are Cells Conscious? – Arthur S. Reber, Noted Author, Professor, and Renowned Cognitive Psychologist – The Conscious Cells
May 23, 2019 • 53 min
In this podcast, celebrated author and noted cognitive psychologist, Arthur S. Reber, talks about his amazing research into cell consciousness, and the remarkable discoveries in regard to implicit learning. The author and psychologist, Reber, received a…
Psychedelics: The Gateway to Identifying, Dismantling, and Reconstructing the Core Unconscious Beliefs Holding You Back—Bruce Sanguin—Author of Dismantled: How Love and Psychedelics Broke a Clergyman Apart, and Put Him Back Together
May 23, 2019 • 31 min
There’s something wrong with me…I’m bad…I don’t belong…I don’t deserve love; these are some of the most common core unconscious beliefs that frame people’s reality, preventing them from identifying the traumatic experiences which led to the development of…
Bacteria Banter – Fatima AlZahra´a Alatraktchi, Nanophysicist, PhD Thesis of the Year Award Winner – Understanding Bacteria Communication and the Implications for Developing Prediagnostic Tools
May 22, 2019 • 30 min
In this exciting podcast, Fatima AlZahra´a Alatraktchi, Ph.D., nanophysics, discusses bacteria communication and the future of diagnosing infection.Fatima AlZahra´a Alatraktchi is a celebrated nanophysicist. Her innovative research garnered her the Ph.D.…
The Diabetes Plan – Adam Brown, Senior Editor of diaTribe, an Online Community for Those with Diabetes – Managing Diabetes Effectively, New Strategies, New Ways to Monitor
May 22, 2019 • 40 min
In this podcast, Adam Brown, senior editor of diaTribe, an online community for those with diabetes, shares his personal story of diabetes management.Adam shares valuable diabetes information gathered from nearly two decades of living with and managing…
From the Lab to the Clinic: Engineered Complex Tissues—Dr. Lawrence Bonassar—The Bonassar Research Group
May 22, 2019 • 33 min
Many of the tissues in the human body perform important mechanical functions, which allow us to move, perform complex tasks, and navigate our environment. Articular cartilage, meniscus cartilage, and intervertebral disk tissues are just a few examples,…
Addressing and Working to Solve the Mystery Surrounding Fibromyalgia—Dr. David Brady, MD—The Fibro Fix
May 21, 2019 • 39 min
Despite a large and growing body of research on fibromyalgia and a number of hypotheses as to what causes it and how it can potentially be treated, the condition remains somewhat of an undefined mystery, leading to misdiagnoses, mistreatment, and…
Targeted Protein Modifications Using a Synthetic Organelle—Christopher Reinkemeier—Institute of Molecular Biology, Johannes Gutenberg University of Mainz
May 21, 2019 • 20 min
Christopher Reinkemeier is a Ph.D. student at the Institute of Molecular Biology at Johannes Gutenberg University of Mainz, where he has been working on the development of a synthetic organelle that can be inserted in living cells and translate one mRNA…
Cellular-Sized Robots – Dr. Volodymyr Koman, Postdoc, MIT– Innovative Uses for Colloidal State Machines That Could Change Modern Medicine
May 21, 2019 • 33 min
In this interesting podcast, Dr. Volodymyr Koman, a postdoc at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, talks about his extensive work with cell-sized robots.After receiving his Ph.D. in Photonics at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne, Dr.…
Plant Cognition—Frantisek Baluska, Ph.D.—Institute of Cellular and Molecular Botany, University of Bonn
May 20, 2019 • 51 min
Frantisek Baluska, Ph.D. is a researcher at the Institute of Cellular and Molecular Botany at the University of Bonn in Germany, where he focuses on root apices—a fascinating plant organ that has the complicated task of searching soils for water and…
Better Breathing, Better Health – Patrick McKeown, Breathing Expert and Author of Close Your Mouth: Buteyko Clinic Handbook for Perfect Health – Utilizing the Buteyko Method to Combat Health Issues and Improve the Quality of Life
May 20, 2019 • 37 min
In this podcast, Patrick McKeown talks about the power of the Buteyko Method, and how it offers better health through better breathing.McKeown suffered for 20 years before discovering the breathing method that literally transformed his life. The Buteyko…
Tapping Techniques – Gene Monterastelli of Tapping Q&A – The Power of Tapping & How It Can Help You Break Free from an Assortment of Troubling Issues, Conditions, and Problems
May 20, 2019 • 37 min
In this podcast, Gene Monterastelli, founder of Tapping Q&A (tappingqanda.com) and creator of the audio book, Recovering Self: A Healing Manifesto, talks about how tapping techniques can be used to help people improve their lives and defeat problems.…
Thyroid Thoughts – Meghna Thacker, Thyroid Expert, Doctor, and Author – Thyroid Conditions, Advice and Strategy for Improving Health
May 15, 2019 • 30 min
In this podcast, Meghna Thacker, author of the celebrated book titled, Seven Steps to Heal Your Thyroid: A proven plan to Increase Energy, Elevate Mood & Optimize Weight shares her lifetime of knowledge on thyroid issues and problems—and how to overcome…
Emotional Rescue – Rana Gujral, CEO, Behavioral Signals – The Emotional Subtext—What Our Speech is REALLY Communicating and How AI is Enhancing Communication Experiences
May 15, 2019 • 41 min
In this podcast, Rana Gujral, the enthusiastic CEO of Behavioral Signals, provides his insight on the technology that is enhancing our communication experiences. Gujral is an experienced business entrepreneur, skilled in many areas of technology and the…
Understanding the Sensory Sensitivity Continuum—Lindsey Biehl –Occupational Therapist and Author of Award-Winning Book, Raising a Sensory Smart Child
May 14, 2019 • 26 min
As adults, we have learned how to create lives within which we can manage our pet peeves, have access to our preferences, and generally avoid our dislikes, but for kids who rely upon sensory input from the environment in order to navigate within it, this…
Challenging the Stigma of Sleep Apnea and CPAP Machines—Stacy Erickson Edwards—CPAPBabes
May 13, 2019 • 32 min
Stacy Erickson Edwards was a 32-year-old otherwise healthy individual when she was diagnosed with sleep apnea; having always associated this condition with older, overweight, and just generally unhealthy people, this diagnosis confounded her, but at the…
Aggregating Data for the Betterment of Individuals and Research—Bastian Tzovaras—Open Humans Foundation
May 13, 2019 • 32 min
As an outgrowth of the Personal Genome Project, the Open Humans Foundation is a non-profit organization that encourages people to collect, aggregate and make the most of their data. In today’s world, it’s possible to collect data on nearly every aspect of…
Healthy Ways – Doctor Louise Short, National Clinical Leader for Strategic Benefit Advisors – Healthcare for the Future — the Good, the Innovative, and the Hope it Brings
May 10, 2019 • 34 min
In this podcast, Louise Short, MD, MSc, National Clinical Leader for Strategic Benefit Advisors provides an overview of healthcare, health management, and employer options that can enhance overall health.Louise Short holds degrees from Harvard, Tufts…
The Microbiome as a Diagnostic and Preventative Tool in Medicine—Dr. Sandrine Miller-Montgomery—UC San Diego Center for Microbiome Innovation
May 10, 2019 • 34 min
“You cannot touch anything on planet Earth without finding yourself confronted with microbiome science, which was until very recently not looked at, at all,” says Dr. Sandrine Miller-Montgomery, executive director and professor of bioengineering at the UC…
Hidden Hypothyroidism – Rachel Hill, Founder of the Popular Website The Invisible Hypothyroidism – Hypothyroidism, The Troubling Symptoms and What You Can Do After Diagnosis
May 9, 2019 • 34 min
Author Bio: Rachel Hill, a highly ranked thyroid patient advocate, writer, and author, created the award-winning advocacy and website: The Invisible Hypothyroidism. Diagnosed with Hypothyroidism and Hashimoto’s, she talks openly and honestly about what…
Uncovering the Role & Function of Non-coding RNA-Dr. Andreas Werner-Institute for Cell & Molecular Biosciences at Newcastle University
May 9, 2019 • 34 min
The Human Genome Project has brought us great strides closer to understanding the role of every element in the genome, including large portions of it that for years have been considered nonfunctional or otherwise insignificant: noncoding RNA. In his…
Uncovering the Six Root Causes of Skin Issues—Dr. Trevor Cates—The Spa Doctor
May 7, 2019 • 35 min
Bio: Dr. Trevor Cates is founder and owner of The Spa Dr. and author of the bestselling book Clean Skin From Within. She was the first woman licensed as a naturopathic doctor in California and currently lives in Park City, Utah where she helps patients…
Healthy Balance– Katelyn Parsons, Holistic Health – Lifestyle and Nutritional Changes for Improved Health, Focus, and Success
May 7, 2019 • 32 min
In this interesting podcast, Katelyn Parsons, holistic health coach (katelynparsons.com), discusses her work with clients, helping them achieve their goals and find a healthy path. Katelyn talks about her personal background and the struggles she dealt…
Combating Antimicrobial Resistance with the Product of Millions of Years of Evolution—Monique van Hoek & Barney Bishop—Antimicrobial Discovery Research
May 7, 2019 • 32 min
Bacteriologist, Monique van Hoek, and peptide chemist, Barney Bishop, have been collaborating since 2009 in the effort to find new and effective sources of antimicrobial peptides—molecules that are produced naturally in the body and allow for strong…
Seeking Sleep – Teresa Rebelo Pinto, Center of Sleep Medicine in Portugal – The Importance of Sleep, Understanding It and Improving It for Better Health
May 6, 2019 • 36 min
In this informative podcast, Teresa Rebelo Pinto of CENC, Center of Sleep Medicine, Portugal, discusses sleep, psychology, and her efforts to educate the public on the subject of sleep.Teresa Rebelo Pinto discusses her background in sleep science. Through…
How Fixing One Problem Actually Fixes Two: How to Promote Good Sleep Patterns in Your Infant—Dr. Carey Chronis—Dr. Carey’s Baby Care
May 6, 2019 • 24 min
At what point do you stop tending to a crying infant at night? At what point do your attempts to rush in and comfort them actually lead to more harm, and more difficult-to-overcome challenges than simply letting them work through it on their own? Dr.…
Identifying How and Why Post-Stroke Functional Improvement Occurs—Dr. Svetlana Pundik—Cleveland FES Center
May 6, 2019 • 33 min
A stroke can happen to anyone at any moment, but the effects can last for a lifetime. What determines whether and to what degree a person will recover from deficits brought about by a stroke? What’s happening in the brain when months or even years after a…
Sleep & Circadian Rhythms – Catia Reis, PhD Student, Faculty of Medicine at Lisbon University – Understanding How We Sleep and Its Impact on Health & Safety
May 2, 2019 • 44 min
Catia Reis is a Ph.D. student at the Faculty of Medicine at Lisbon University. Lisbon University is a public research university, one of the largest in Portugal. And the Faculty of Medicine is a top medical school with an established history dating back…
Thyroid Diseases, Nutrition, and DNA Health Testing—Beran Parry—Certified Nutritional Therapist, Exercise Physiologist, Eating Behavior Specialist, Health Coach
May 1, 2019 • 30 min
Beran Parry was introduced to the world of alternative medicine in a South-African-based integrative medicine center as a young adult, and this is where her interest in healthy living—and all of the aspects involved in it and required for it—arose. Today,…
The Powerful Influence of Your Environment on Your Happiness—Elisha Goldstein—The Center for Mindful Living
May 1, 2019 • 35 min
At this point in my life…it’s crystal clear that the people we surround ourselves with…have a major impact on the way that we think, on the way that we feel, and the way that we behave,” says Elisha Goldstein, Ph.D., speaking from personal experience. He…
Mutation & Change – Kunwoo Lee, PhD, CEO and Co-founder of GenEdit – Gene Editing That Can Help Combat Disease
May 1, 2019 • 32 min
Kunwoo Lee, Ph.D., CEO, and co-founder of GenEdit delivers an interesting overview of his company’s groundbreaking work in gene editing.GenEdit is a future-forward company that has a primary focus on genome editing, developing advanced technologies for…
The Psychological Aspects of Sleep—Lynelle Schneeberg, Psy.D—Yale School of Medicine
Apr 30, 2019 • 39 min
When you think of insomnia or poor sleep habits, the first thing that comes to your mind might not be cognitive behavioral therapy, but according to sleep psychologist and assistant professor of clinical psychiatry at Yale School of Medicine, Lynelle…
Next-Generation Imaging Technology—Abdul Hamid Halabi—NVIDIA
Apr 30, 2019 • 27 min
Abdul Hamid Halabi is the head of healthcare at NVIDIA, and he offers an interesting look into the technology being offered by Clara, a new platform that’s bringing graphics processing unit (GPU) enabled imaging instruments to the medical world for faster…
Extending and Improving Quality of Life through Regenerative Medicine—Elizabeth Parrish—BioViva Science
Apr 30, 2019 • 42 min
“Why do we let people die without accessing technology that in both research and offshore use…shows promise?” That was the question that Elizabeth Parrish found herself asking in 2013 after her son was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes and her…
Doing Away with the Inpatient Model of Addiction Treatment and Detoxification—Dr. Indra Cidambi—Center for Network Therapy
Apr 29, 2019 • 37 min
As the founder and medical director of the Center for Network Therapy, New Jersey’s first state-licensed outpatient detoxification care and treatment facility, Dr. Indra Cidambi has made it her life’s work to help more people suffering from addiction by…
Meeting the Demand for Sleep Disorder Treatment A Glimpse Into the World of Sleep Telemedicine—Dr. Barry Fields—Atlanta VA Medical Center and Emory University
Apr 29, 2019 • 47 min
Approximately 15-20% of men and 10% of women who have moderate to severe obstructive sleep apnea don’t even know it, and these percentages are increasing quickly. With an increasing number of people with sleep problems, there’s also a growing need for…
Approaching Wellness – Dr. Thaddeus Gala, Founder and CEO of Complete Care – A Fascinating Look at How We Can Help Heal Ourselves With Lifestyle Changes and Nutritional Improvement
Apr 29, 2019 • 38 min
Dr. Thaddeus Gala, Founder and CEO of Complete Care, delivers a riveting overview of his work in integrative medicine.Dr. Gala is a skilled chiropractor who has given many of his career years to the goal of improving health and wellness for all. He is a…
Insights on the Impact of Sleep Health from a Registered Nurse and Certified Clinical Sleep Educator—Terry Cralle
Apr 26, 2019 • 28 min
There are over 88 known sleep disorders, almost all of which are manageable or treatable, yet sleep deprivation remains an epidemic in the United States, and as the body of research on the impact of sleep on physical and mental health continues to grow,…
Amassing and Standardizing Genomic Data for Useful Comparisons in Data-Driven Medicine—Kevin Puylaert—SOPHiA GENETICS
Apr 26, 2019 • 19 min
Approximately 15,000 new genomic profiles are analyzed on the SOPHiA GENETICS platform every month, and nearly 1,000 institutions are sharing and comparing this information for the ultimate goal of better understanding the relationship between genes and…
A New Approach To Dentistry – Mark A. Cruz, D.D.S, Dental Innovator – Oral Health Perspectives
Apr 24, 2019 • 45 min
In this informative podcast, Mark A. Cruz, D.D.S, an innovator in the dental industry, shares a wealth of information on his approach to dentistry.Dr. Cruz received his degree from the UCLA School of Dentistry. Some of his notable accomplishments, beyond…
From Zero to Nearly 2,000 in Just Over Two Years: Insights from Richard Jacobs, Creator and Host of Future Tech Podcast
Apr 24, 2019 • 10 min
“I don’t care what your educational background is, I don’t care what your ability is; everyone…if they want to, can become really knowledgeable…about anything,” says Richard Jacobs, creator, and host of Future Tech Podcast. He started this adventure in…
Connecting Anywhere, Sickness Everywhere—Dr. Martin Pall—Washington State University
Apr 23, 2019 • 45 min
Some of the most common complaints you here nowadays are based on a set of symptoms many people blame simply on the busyness of their lives—headaches, tiredness, poor memory, poor sleep, the inability to concentrate…the list goes on. But what if you were…
Empowering Individuals with Ability to Drive Biological Research-James Turner-Personal Genome Project, Open Humans Foundation
Apr 23, 2019 • 41 min
“Lots of people think of the way genes influence you in terms of eye color or blood type, where one or very few single points in the genome decide these things…but most things have hundreds of genes or tens of genes all influencing them,” says James…
Taking It All In – Dr. Jake Kushner, Medical Director, McNair Interests – How the Body Processes What We Eat, Diabetes, and Other Medical Conditions
Apr 23, 2019 • 59 min
In this informative podcast, Jake A. Kushner M.D., pediatric endocrinologist and Medical Director of McNair Interests, shares his thoughts about diabetes, and other health conditions.Dr. Kushner is a respected diabetes researcher focused heavily in…
Lung Life – Joan E. Nichols, PhD,Professor of Internal Medicine,UTMB –Bioengineering Organs to Save Lives
Apr 22, 2019 • 67 min
Joan E. Nichols, Ph.D., Professor of Internal Medicine, as well as Microbiology and Immunology, and Associate Director of the Galveston National Laboratory at the prestigious University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston delivers a thorough overview of…
Making Use of the View from Afar: From Earth Observation Data to Practical Applications—Benjamin Koetz—European Space Agency
Apr 22, 2019 • 31 min
There is a lot to be learned from a view of Earth from space; the difficult part is translating that information into something that is useful and applicable to the problems we’re facing on the ground. Benjamin Koetz is a scientist with the European Space…
Curing Resistant Ovarian Cancer in Mice—Jay Shepard—Aravive
Apr 22, 2019 • 30 min
One of the essential pathways that cancer takes in order to spread to other parts of the body has long been identified as the Axl/Gas6 pathway; knowing this, researchers have tried for more than a decade to find a way to halt, block, or otherwise remove…
Where Dentistry, Epigenetics, and Sleep Health Collide—Dr. Ted Belfor—Homeoblock Appliance
Apr 19, 2019 • 44 min
Not many people draw associations between craniofacial development, epigenetics, and sleep disorders, but as a dentist, Dr. Ted Belfor has centered his life’s work on the intersection where these fields meet. When he first started speaking about…
How Radiology Inspired an Evolutionary Biologist—William B. Miller Jr., MD—The Microcosm Within: Evolution and Extinction in the Hologenome
Apr 18, 2019 • 71 min
Dr. William B. Miller Jr. became a doctor during a time when medicine was much more hands-on in nature than it is today, a time when the diagnosis of appendicitis was made of the basis of palpation and a set of physical signs a new doctor wouldn’t even…
Virtual Humans – Mariano Vázquez, PhD, Co-founder and CTO of ELEM Biotech – Creating Simulations of Complex Systems to Test Devices and Treatments
Apr 18, 2019 • 28 min
Mariano Vázquez, Ph.D., co-founder, and CTO of ELEM Biotech, discusses the many possibilities for testing and advancing treatments by utilizing virtual humans.Mariano Vázquez, Ph.D., has spent many years as a prominent researcher at the Barcelona…
Myofunctional Therapy Addressing the Root Causes of Sleep Apnea—Sarah Hornsby—Faceology
Apr 17, 2019 • 36 min
You might be under the impression that once someone is diagnosed with sleep apnea, they’re simply sent on their way with a CPAP machine and that’s that—and you wouldn’t be alone in thinking this. Sarah Hornsby joins the podcast to explain why this…
Collective Human Intelligence: Changing the Future of Medical Decision Making—Matthew Lungren, MD—Stanford University Medical Center
Apr 17, 2019 • 28 min
“There are many decisions in medicine often made by groups of people, and as we’ve all experienced, with a large group of people—no matter how educated or organized—there is still a heterogeneous and ultimately not efficient way that we tend to fall to…
Saving Lives with Patient-Specific Prescribing Software—Dr. Martin Dawes—GenXys
Apr 17, 2019 • 37 min
It’s hard to deny that pharmaceutical companies have played a big role in extending people’s lives through the production of new drugs, but that doesn’t mean the processes they use to produce those drugs have been perfected, or that the drugs they put out…
On the Inseparability of Oral and Systemic Health—Dr. Doug Thompson—Wellness Dentistry Network, Integrative Oral Medicine
Apr 16, 2019 • 37 min
Cancer, diabetes, sleep apnea, cardiovascular disease, Alzheimer’s disease; what do all these have in common? A connection to oral health. A common conception of dentists is that it’s their job to fix teeth, while it’s a doctor’s job to treat and cure…
Novel Cancer Therapies and the Importance of Understanding Tumor Microenvironments—Masoud Tavazoie, MD, Ph.D.—Rgenix
Apr 16, 2019 • 49 min
To date, the majority of cancer therapies have been developed to specifically target cancer cells, without much or any emphasis placed on the way in which those cancer cells interact with and alter their environment in order to thrive. Over the past…
Cell Sized Robots with Applications in the Human Body and a Variety of Industries Albert Liu MIT Department of Engineering
Apr 15, 2019 • 30 min
Unlike robotic systems made even partially from organic materials, entirely artificial electronic systems have use cases in both the human body and a variety of other environments, such as tiny crevices in the earth, chemical reactors, and oil pipelines.…
Extending Quality of Life and Saving Trillions of Dollars—Tom Sawyer—Cognetivity
Apr 15, 2019 • 32 min
According to a report produced by the Alzheimer’s Association last year, early detection of dementia in the US could potentially save over seven trillion dollars over the lifetime of all the individuals who are eventually diagnosed with dementia. How? By…
Keto Battles Cancer – Miriam Kalamian, EdM, MS, CNS, Author of Keto for Cancer Ketogenic Metabolic Therapy as a Targeted Nutritional Strategy – New Discoveries—The Power of Nutrition, Fighting Disease
Apr 12, 2019 • 47 min
Miriam Kalamian, EdM, MS, CNS, discusses her work as an educator and nutrition expert, and talks extensively about the connection between diet and disease.Kalamian has devoted much of her life to the study of nutrition. She is board certified in nutrition…
Eating Through The Ages – Alyssa Crittenden, PhD, Associate Professor in the Department of Anthropology, University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) – Civilizations and Diet, the Impact of Diet on Human Development
Apr 12, 2019 • 40 min
Alyssa Crittenden, Ph.D., Associate Professor in the Department of Anthropology, University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV), and Adjunct Associate Professor in the School of Medicine, delivers a thorough overview of anthropology and diet.Crittenden has spent…
DNA-Based Electromechanical Systems—Rebecca Taylor, Ph.D.—Carnegie Mellon University
Apr 12, 2019 • 38 min
“We are trying to show that DNA is a future engineering material,” says Dr. Rebecca Taylor, assistant professor of mechanical engineering with courtesy appointments in biomedical engineering and electrical and computer engineering at Carnegie Mellon…
Skin-Derived Pluripotent Stem Cells and the Coming Revolution in Human Reproductive Technology—Hank Greely—Stanford University
Apr 12, 2019 • 41 min
When it comes to genetic engineering, induced pluripotent stem cells (iPS), and new reproductive technologies, a lot of progress has been made in recent years. New research pushing the boundaries of how we define, control, and treat biological entities…
Brain Stimulation – Phil Deschamps, President & CEO, Helius Medical Technologies – Using Technology to Stimulate the Human Brain and Accelerate Recovery From Neurological Symptoms
Apr 9, 2019 • 33 min
Phil Deschamps, President, CEO, and Chairman of the Board of Directors at Helius Medical Technologies delivers an overview of brain function and brain stimulation.Phil Deschamps has been on board with Helius Medical Technologies since 2013. Deschamps has…
No More Needles: Self-Orienting Pill for the Oral Delivery of Insulin—Alex Abramson—Chemical Engineering at MIT
Apr 8, 2019 • 24 min
Most people have an aversion to needles, and for good reason—they cause pain and are usually associated with unpleasant experiences, not to mention the regular use of them leads to a significant amount of biohazardous waste. For the over 30 million…
Cracking the Puzzle of Cocaine Addiction in Mice Xiaoyang Wu and Ming Xu—University of Chicago
Apr 5, 2019 • 31 min
Despite the widely used and highly addictive nature of cocaine, as well as the ever-present threat of lethal overdose, there’s still no FDA-approved medication for treating cocaine abuse, which results in many cocaine addicts being turned away from…
Cellular Clues – Dr. Toshihiro Shioda, PhD, Associate Professor, Harvard Medical School – Exciting New Developments in Cellular Modeling That Could Enhance Disease Research
Apr 4, 2019 • 50 min
In this informative podcast, Toshihiro Shioda, MD, Associate Professor, Medicine, Harvard Medical School, provides an overview of the current research in cellular biology, with a focus on primordial germ cells.As a noted researcher, Toshihiro Shioda, MD,…
On the Intersection of Physiology, Adaptation, Ecology, and Evolution—J Scott Turner—Physiologist, Professor, and Author
Apr 3, 2019 • 50 min
“Living things adapt not necessarily by being genetically endowed to function well in a particular environment, but they actually modify the environment to themselves…adaptation…is a two-way street: animals and organisms adapt to environments, but they…
Radiofrequency and Micro-Movements Studying Sleep without Disrupting it in the Process—Roy Raymann, PhD—SleepScore Labs
Apr 3, 2019 • 32 min
When we don’t get a good night’s sleep, we can usually tell simply by the way we feel the next day—we’re tired, unproductive, unable to think clearly, etc. But it’s much harder to pinpoint why we didn’t sleep well, or at what point during the night things…
A Drug-Free Solution for the Silent Epidemic: Neurostimulation for Chronic Pain Relief—Frank McGillin—Quell
Apr 3, 2019 • 22 min
“People are looking for drug-free alternatives…and we are really focused on making people aware of the fact that technology can be a really viable and effective solution for their chronic pain,” says Frank McGillin, COO of Quell, a company that’s offering…
Artificial Enhancement –Louis Rosenberg,CEO,UnanimousAI -The Many Ways Artificial Intelligence Can Assist Industry
Apr 1, 2019 • 36 min
In this podcast, Louis Rosenberg, Ph.D., founder of Unanimous AI (unanimous.ai), provides an analysis of the current state of artificial intelligence and discusses his company’s mission: to enhance human intelligence via AI.Rosenberg is the chief…
The Medical Model of Dental Health Preventing Damage,Rather than Trying to Repair It—Dr. Kim Kush—CariFree
Mar 27, 2019 • 50 min
“I think the biggest challenge for dentists is to step away from the restorative model and look at the medical model…let’s treat this like a disease proper, let’s figure out what the cause of the disease is and fix that instead, and that’s what really…
Sleep Clinic Technology Brought to the Comfort of Your Home—Guirec Le Lous—URGOTech
Mar 27, 2019 • 27 min
The lack of quality sleep is becoming a global epidemic—almost all of us either suffer from a sleep problem or know someone who does. But at the same time, sleep clinicians are still few and far between, making it difficult and inconvenient for people to…
Exploring a Novel Treatment for Alzheimer’s Disease—Erik Gunther, PhD—Yale School of Medicine
Mar 26, 2019 • 39 min
Alzheimer’s disease is the sixth leading cause of death in the U.S., and statistics suggest that an individual has a 50% chance of developing the disease after age 85. Approximately 150 drug trials for Alzheimer’s have failed, but the efforts continue…
Dental Deduction – John Tucker, DMD, Tucker Educational Excellence – Discovering Airway and Breathing Issues and Expanding Dental Education
Mar 22, 2019 • 34 min
In this interesting podcast, John Tucker, DMD, the founder of Tucker Educational Excellence LLC (tuckereducationalexcellence.com), provides a thorough overview of the diagnosis and treatment of sleep apnea, and the promotion of sleep medicine…
In Sickness and Health: The Science of Movement and Neurological Rehab—Dr. John W. Krakauer—Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Department of Neurology
Mar 22, 2019 • 24 min
When someone suffers from a stroke, an insufficient amount of blood and oxygen reaching their brain causes tissue death and disturbs what’s called the corticospinal tract. This tract lends itself to an impressive level of human dexterity, but also to a…
ZEEQ: The Infinitely Adjustable, Music-Streaming, Cool-to-the-Touch Smart Pillow—Kevin Houston—REM-Fit
Mar 20, 2019 • 20 min
Did you know that 40% of your sleep comfort comes from your pillow? The team at REM-fit knows this, which is why they’ve spent the last several years putting so much energy into the creation of a pillow unlike any other—one that utilizes the technology of…
The Biology That Creates Change – Luis P. Villarreal, Department of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry, UC Irvine – Viruses, Their Role in Biological Change
Mar 19, 2019 • 59 min
In this informative podcast, Luis P. Villarreal of the School of Biological Sciences at the University of California, Irvine, provides an overview of theories and thoughts on life, and biological changes that occur.Villarreal has long been interested in…
Rock You Like a Sleep Machine – Mark Russell, Creator of Rocking Bed – The Good Sleep That Comes With Rocking Motion
Mar 19, 2019 • 23 min
In this podcast we’ll hear from Mark Russell, the innovation entrepreneur and founder of Rocking Bed (rockingbed.com). Mark talks sleep and motion, and provides info on his exciting new product.We all want to sleep better and Russell believes he has the…
Understanding the Restorative Nature of Sleep—Dr. John Peever—University of Toronto Department of Cell and Systems Biology, Canadian Sleep Society
Mar 19, 2019 • 38 min
It’s well known that getting quality sleep is good for us, and pretty much everyone would agree that a good night’s rest makes getting out of bed in the morning easier and our days more productive. But Dr. John Peever, professor at the University of…
The Origin of Life – John Hands, Author, Cosmosapiens – The How, What, and Why Regarding Life
Mar 18, 2019 • 37 min
In this informative podcast, John Hands, author, scientist, talks about his new book and the origins of life itself.John Hands’ new book, Cosmosapiens: Human Evolution from the Origin of the Universe, delivers interesting theories regarding cosmology and…
Insights from a Paleontologist, Futurist, and Evolutionary Theorist—Michael Garfield—Future Fossils Podcast, Santa Fe Institute
Mar 18, 2019 • 35 min
“Organisms at all levels—from individual cells within the tissues and organ systems, to the animal, to the society that it lives in, to the ecosystem, to the entire planet and the solar system—are all different frames of this single metabolic process,”…
Addressing the Opioid Epidemic with a New Technique for Wisdom Tooth Removal—Dr. James Babiuk—The Wisdom Tooth Doc
Mar 18, 2019 • 24 min
According to a recent government-issued press release, only 183 people died as the result of opioid overdose in a Chicago suburb over the past year, and this is something officials were celebrating. Upon hearing this, the first questions that came to Dr.…
Sign Use in Biological Systems: What Does it Mean and What Can We Learn From It?—Victoria N. Alexander—Dactyl Foundation, Author of The Biologist’s Mistress
Mar 15, 2019 • 50 min
“Every cell in our body uses signs to interpret its environment and to respond intelligently, and to respond intelligently just means to preserve itself,” says Victoria Alexander, biosemiotician, Director of Dactyl Foundation, Fulbright specialist, and…
Drugs Improved– Ilan Morad, Founder and CEO, Accelerated Evolution Biotechnologies Ltd. – Treating Disease, Drug Development for the Modern World
Mar 15, 2019 • 36 min
In this interesting podcast, Ilan Morad, PhD, founder and CEO of Accelerated Evolution Biotechnologies Ltd. (aebi-bio.com), talks about drug discovery, and the cellular process.As a lifelong biology enthusiast and researcher, Morad has been working in…
Controlling Your Own Health by Harnessing the Power of Data—Damien Blenkinsopp—The Quantified Body Podcast, Ketosource.co
Mar 15, 2019 • 43 min
When Damien Blenkinsopp set out to visit Thailand in his early twenties, he had no idea what was in store for him: the acquisition of an unknown illness resulting in a myriad of strange and scary symptoms that would take years to recover from, but that…
Medical Machine – Jack Rubinstein, Doctor, Author of The Perfect Dose – Profits versus People, New Drugs for Old Conditions, and The Future of Pharmaceuticals
Mar 13, 2019 • 40 min
In this interesting podcast, Jack Rubinstein, Associate Professor of Medicine, University of Cincinnati, provides an overview of some of the challenges and serious problems in our healthcare system. Dr. Rubinstein discusses the themes in his medical…
Balanced Life, Balanced Diet – Dr. Christianson, Physician and Author of The Metabolism Reset Diet – Thyroid Health and a Good Diet to Support Your Body’s Functioning
Mar 13, 2019 • 42 min
In this informative podcast, Dr. Alan Christianson, a naturopathic medical doctor and author, talks about diet, hormones, thyroid disorders and so much more.Dr. Christianson discusses many of the topics he writes about in his book, The Metabolism Reset…
AI-Driven Temperature-Regulating Pillow Pad Helping You Fall Asleep Quicker and Stay Asleep Longer—Nicolas Roux—Moona
Mar 12, 2019 • 24 min
Your mood, your level of productivity, and your health are just a few things that can be affected by poor sleep. Considering that about one-third of the global population reports not getting enough sleep or not getting quality sleep, this is a real…
Ketones & Cancer – Andrew Koutnik, Biomedical Research, University of South Florida – Inflammation, Wasting, Nutrition and the Future of Treatment
Mar 12, 2019 • 50 min
In this important podcast, Andrew Koutnik provides a detailed analysis of cancer cachexia, explaining how this unfortunate process of muscle mass atrophy causes the death of approximately 20% of cancer patients.Koutnik has spent many years studying…
Ketones Enhancing the Efficacy of Chemotherapy—Adrienne Scheck, PhD—Phoenix Children’s Research Institute, Arizona College of Medicine, Cancer Biology Program at the University of Arizona
Mar 12, 2019 • 43 min
Dr. Adrienne Scheck had always been interested in cancer research, but it wasn’t until her lab fortuitously found its way next to Dr. John Roe’s that she would encounter a proposition that would indefinitely redirect the focus of her research. Dr. John…
The Nutrition to Diabetes Connection – Andrew Koutnik, Metabolic Medicine Lab at the University of South Florida – A Detailed Look at How Nutrition and Metabolism Affect Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes
Mar 12, 2019 • 99 min
Andrew Koutnik is a passionate biomedical researcher focused primarily on nutrition, metabolism, and their connection to various medical conditions, especially type 1 and type 2 diabetes. This podcast offers listeners an opportunity to learn a vast amount…
Better Clinical Trials, Better Data Accelerating Drug Development for Alzheimer’s Disease—Julie Collens, PhD—Vivid Genomics
Mar 11, 2019 • 32 min
“Drug development for Alzheimer’s is notorious for failures,” says Julie Collens, PhD. She goes on to explain that about 150 drugs developed for the treatment of Alzheimer’s disease over the past 20 years have failed to meet the clinical target and…
92,000 Samples and Counting: MyCode, The Geisinger Genetic Sequencing Program—Erica Ramos—Geisinger
Mar 11, 2019 • 24 min
Geisinger’s MyCode program operated as a biobank until 2014, when in collaboration with Regeneron Pharmaceuticals it became a research effort involving whole exome sequencing on patient participant samples. They have since sequenced over 92,000 samples,…
Reducing Chemotherapy-Related Toxicities with an Intratumoral Drug Delivery System—Jeannine Coburn—Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Mar 8, 2019 • 38 min
BIO: Dr. Jeannine M. Coburn is an Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering at Worcester Polytechnic Institute. Her group’s research interests are in developing novel functional biomaterials for biomedical applications. Her group uses silk,…
Sleep Health The Importance of Prioritizing and Personalizing It—Seema Khosla, MD—Medical Director of the North Dakota Center for Sleep
Mar 8, 2019 • 35 min
“We all have this badge of honor…that we’re going to stay up all night…and we’ll sleep when we’re dead, and it took a really long time for me to figure out that that’s completely wrong and backward and scary and dangerous,” says Dr. Seema Khosla, who now…
Sleepy Comfort – Dr. Wei-Shin Lai and Jason Wolfe, SleepPhones – Wearable Headbands for Sleeping and Activities
Mar 7, 2019 • 20 min
Dr. Wei-Shin Lai and Jason Wolfe, the wife/husband team behind the successful sleep aid company, SleepPhones (sleepphones.com) discuss their interesting, and organic, path to sleep innovation.Dr. Wei-Shin Lai discusses how sleep problems in her own life…
Vascular Health – Douglas Losordo, Caladrius Biosciences – Blood Vessel Regeneration, Cardiovascular Issues
Mar 7, 2019 • 38 min
Douglas W. Losordo, MD, the Executive Vice President of Caladrius Biosciences, Inc., provides us with an extensive account of his experiences researching vascular biology and cardiovascular issues in general.Dr. Losordo has enjoyed an extensive career…
Sleep Solutions – Kelly Glazer Baron, PhD, Associate Professor, University of Utah – The Amazing Power of Good Sleep
Mar 7, 2019 • 32 min
In this podcast Kelly Glazer Baron, PhD, MPH, DBSM, an Associate Professor in the Division of Public Health, Department of Family and Preventive Medicine at the University of Utah, provides an extensive and detailed overview of the various ways that sleep…
Hypnosis Prognosis – Kevin Kastelnik and Guillaume Gautier of dreaminzZz – How to Get Better Sleep, Get There Faster, Relax, Focus, and Feel Better Daily
Mar 7, 2019 • 22 min
Kevin Kastelnik and Guillaume Gautier are the innovative founders of dreaminzZz. This podcast will provide valuable information regarding sleep and hypnosis as they discuss their visionary product, HYPNOS, an all-new way to deeper relaxation for achieving…
The Power of Good Sleep – Edward Franz Pace-Schott, Harvard Medical School – Trauma, Anxiety, and Sleep
Mar 5, 2019 • 39 min
In this interesting podcast, Edward Franz Pace-Schott, PhD, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School, talks about trauma and anxiety, and the importance of sleep.As an Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at Massachusetts General Hospital…
Fully Functioning Human – Michael J. Joyner, MD, Human Performance – How We Function, The Human Body, Performance, and Development
Mar 1, 2019 • 51 min
Michael J. Joyner, MD, noted expert on human physiology, takes us on an informative trip as he discusses many issues from human performance to blood flow.Dr. Joyner is an experienced researcher in the area of performance and exercise physiology.…
Dental Revolution – Brian McCarthy of Dentistry.com – The Future of Oral Care and the Protection of Our Teeth
Mar 1, 2019 • 27 min
Brian McCarthy is the EVP of Dentistry.com and is an innovator in the business of modern dentistry. His primary motivation: to bring quality dentistry to everyone. In this informative podcast McCarthy talks about how the lack of proper oral care is a…
Sleep, Obesity, and Post-Millennials—Dr. Conrad Iber—University of Minnesota and Fairview Sleep Center
Feb 26, 2019 • 29 min
Improved academic performance, fewer car accidents involving young adults (a major cause of death in this age group), better overall moods, and improved health: we could all agree that these are things that we should strive for, but is there a clear…
Keto Fantastic – Jen Fisch, Ketogenic Cookbook Author – Tapping Into the Ketogenic Lifestyle for a Healthier Life
Feb 25, 2019 • 23 min
In this podcast, Jen Fisch, founder of the popular site, Keto In The City at ketointhecity.com discusses the many ways that the ketogenic lifestyle can help combat medical conditions and improve wellness for everyone.Jen Fisch’s popular cookbook series is…
Sleep Apnea: Avoiding the Deadly Consequences with the Highest Standards of Treatment—Gabriele M. Barthlen, PhD, MD—Sleep Center Hawaii
Feb 25, 2019 • 28 min
“When the brain doesn’t get enough oxygen and the heart doesn’t get enough oxygen, [people] get strokes, heart attacks, their blood pressure shoots up, diabetes control gets worse, and weight gain continues, so it’s a pretty deadly disease,” says Dr.…
Footloose – Dr. Emily Splichal, Podiatrist & Founder of Naboso Technology – Advancing Foot Function and Foot Stimulation From a Sensory or Neurosensory Perspective
Feb 25, 2019 • 24 min
Dr. Emily Splichal, founder of Naboso Technology, is a global leader in the scientific study of podiatry and rehabilitation. Dr. Splichal delivers an abundance of information on advanced care for our feet. Dr. Splichal is not only a sought-after…
Novel Discoveries in Drug Toxicity Aided by Human Organoids, Organs-On-Chips, and Stem Cell-Based Assays—Dr. Ellen Berg—Alto Predict
Feb 25, 2019 • 38 min
“I’ve spent the last 15 plus years developing a human in vitro platform using human primary cells to model different aspects of tissue biology, and successfully discovered a number of novel mechanisms of toxicity that we have used and developed as…
The Physics of Life – Adrian Bejan, J.A. Jones Professor of Mechanical Engineering at Duke University – Science and The Origin of Living Things
Feb 22, 2019 • 54 min
Adrian Bejan, J.A. Jones Professor of Mechanical Engineering at Duke University, delivers a thought-provoking analysis of the mechanics of life, energy, and the science of our natural world.Bejan is world renowned for his pioneering work in engineering…
Biological Variation – Kenneth M. Weiss, Evan Pugh Professor Emeritus, Penn State Department of Biology – The Role of Genetics in Scientific Research
Feb 22, 2019 • 43 min
Kenneth M. Weiss, Evan Pugh Professor Emeritus, Penn State Department of Biology, discusses his work and research studying the role of genetics in biological variation.Dr. Weiss has earned a reputation of excellence in his long career in the field of…
Biobanks and Patient Registries: Putting the Power in the Hands of the People—Sharon Terry—Genetic Alliance
Feb 22, 2019 • 25 min
“If people knew institutions were hoarding their data, they would be shocked,” says Sharon Terry, CEO of Genetic Alliance. That’s right—what many people don’t know is that some academic institutions retain patient data information and avoid sharing it…
On Philosophy, Language, Evolutionary Biology, and Viruses—Günther Witzany—Biocommunication and Natural Genome Editing
Feb 22, 2019 • 40 min
For nearly 20 years, Günther Witzany searched for agents that are able to edit genetic code in living organisms, and for 20 years, he couldn’t find them. But in 2005 he read a book by Luis Villarreal called Viruses and the Evolution of Life, which is an…
Replacing Starch with Fat and Protein, Treating Over 16 Diseases—Dr. Adam Nally—Author of The Keto Cure and Founder of Docmuscles.com
Feb 22, 2019 • 51 min
“If you don’t correct insulin, no matter what you do for weight, you will not be successful in the long run,” says Dr. Adam Nally, who for the past 15 years has treated a large number of his patients by removing the starch from their diets and replacing…
Biocomplexity — Dr. Christopher Barrett, Biocomplexity Institute & Initiative — Disease Pathways, Contributing Factors, and Scientific Theory
Feb 19, 2019 • 46 min
In this podcast Christopher Barrett, PhD, will provide an introduction to his extensive work in the field of biocomplexity. Barrett is executive director of the Biocomplexity Institute & Initiative at the University of Virginia. Barrett discusses the ways…
Biology, Where It All Happens – James A. Shapiro, University of Chicago, Microbiology – How Organisms Create Change, A Brief Overview of Our Biological World
Feb 19, 2019 • 55 min
In this informative podcast, James A. Shapiro, distinguished professor of microbiology at the University of Chicago, will discuss biological changes observed in organisms.Shapiro has spent a lifetime considering bacterial genetics and he is one of the…
Understanding the Importance of Sleep and the Health Detriments of Not Getting Enough—Dr. Stuart Quan—Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Division of Sleep and Circadian Disorders
Feb 18, 2019 • 35 min
Quality sleep deficiency has become more than a nuisance that can be corrected by an extra cup of coffee: it’s become an epidemic. About 30% of Americans report sleeping fewer than six hours per night, and almost 70% of Americans—nearly 245 million…
Cyanobacteria and Realizing Increased Photosynthetic Efficiency (RIPE)—Dr. Ben Long—Australian National University College of Science
Feb 18, 2019 • 44 min
Approximately 50 percent of the world’s carbon dioxide capture is done by ocean photosynthesis, and approximately 50 percent of ocean photosynthesis occurs in cyanobacteria. This means that about 25 percent of global carbon dioxide capture is due to the…
Gene Secrets — Kamal Obbad, Nebula Genomics — Genomic Data, the Key to Curing Diseases?
Feb 18, 2019 • 28 min
Kamal Obbad has an insatiable curiosity when it comes to the genome. In this podcast the co-founder of Nebula Genomics (nebula.org) provides a wealth of information on the secrets that the genome may reveal for scientific and medical research.Obbad’s…
Getting Involved With Your Health—Dr. Sandeep Jain, Pulmonary & Sleep Medicine Expert — Using Technology To Improve Control of Health Data and Treatment
Feb 14, 2019 • 29 min
In this informative podcast, Dr. Sandeep Jain, pulmonary and sleep medicine expert and founder of ListenMD, will discuss the technological advances that can help us all to take an active role in our health maintenance.Dr. Jain talks about ListenMD, an…
Nano Nano – Trevor Morin and William Dunbar of Two Pore Guys, Inc. – Nanotechnology Opens New Opportunities in Research
Feb 14, 2019 • 30 min
Trevor Morin, PhD, CSO biochemistry, and William Dunbar, PhD, cofounder and acting CEO, of Two Pore Guys, Inc., provide an interesting overview of nanotechnology as it applies to scientific advances.Morin and Dunbar’s company, Two Pore Guys, Inc., is…
Exploring the Connection Between Fat Cells in Your Bone Marrow and Your Risk of Developing Multiple Myeloma—Michaela Reagan—Maine Medical Center Research Institute
Feb 13, 2019 • 34 min
Up to 75% of the cells in bone marrow are fat cells (adipocytes), which interact very closely with multiple myeloma tumor cells. In addition, as the concentration of bone marrow cells increases with age and obesity, so too does the incidence of multiple…
On the Current State and Future of Plastic Surgery—Howard David Stupak, MD—American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Feb 13, 2019 • 36 min
“The future of plastic surgery and innovation is in changing the educational process…if we’re harming celebrities who are by definition the celebrated people of our culture…if we can’t even do that right, then we’re doing a very poor job,” says Dr. Howard…
Natural Innovations in the Surgical Repair of Human Tissues—Whitney Stoppel—Stoppel Lab, University of Florida
Feb 13, 2019 • 39 min
While 3D bioprinting has been one of the latest and most talked about strategies in the generation of 3D structures, the team at the Stoppel Lab is doing something quite different: using the cocoons of silkworms to design a completely natural material…
The Importance of Identifying and Following Your Natural Circadian Rhythm—Michael Howell, MD—Sleep Performance Institute
Feb 13, 2019 • 44 min
Some of the greatest athletes of our time will tell you that quality sleep is the extra edge they’ve needed in order to prolong their careers, viewing it equally as important as nutrition and physical training. But for many others, sleep is one of the…
Sleep & Recovery — Dr. Charles Samuels, Medical Director, Centre for Sleep & Human Performance — Sleeping Well, the Key to Good Health
Feb 12, 2019 • 26 min
BIO: Dr. Charles Samuels is the Medical Director of the Centre for Sleep & Human Performance in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. He is a Diplomat of the American Board of Sleep Medicine and a member of the College of Family Physicians of Canada who has served as…
On the Origin of Life and Species, and Evolving Concepts of Evolution—Perry Marshall—Evolution 2.0
Feb 11, 2019 • 54 min
How did life begin? How do new species emerge? How might viruses be shaping our genetic makeup? These are just a few of the questions explored in this intriguing and eye-opening episode featuring Perry Marshall, author of Evolution 2.0: Breaking the…
Disturbed Sleep – Dr. Martin Scharf of the Cleveland Sleep Research Center –Treating Sleep Disorders and Conditions That Affect Our Sleep Quality
Feb 8, 2019 • 37 min
In this informative podcast, Dr. Martin Scharf, Ph.D., FABSM will discuss sleep research, sleep disorders, and drugs utilized for treatment of illnesses, with a particular interest in fibromyalgia.Dr. Scharf is the research and development consultant at…
Genetic Connections — John O’Connor, Nutrition Expert and the Founder of Gene Food — Our Internal Genetic Code Can Provide a Guide for Individualized Nutrition Guidance
Feb 7, 2019 • 26 min
Perhaps there is nothing more important than nutrition as it is what keeps our bodies going strong. John O’Connor is passionate about food and he is the founder of Gene Food (mygenefood.com). In this podcast, he will discuss nutrition and genetics.John…
Employing the Latest Technology in Sleep Medicine, Increasing Patient Compliance and Satisfaction—Adam Moseley, Dale Moseley, and Joe Schulz—Delta Waves
Feb 7, 2019 • 35 min
Sleep apnea is a disorder that’s becoming increasingly common, but the experts are still struggling with diagnosing it, treating it, and maintaining patient compliance. Delta Waves was founded in 2005 with the goal of treating sleep apnea through various…
An App for Identifying the Root Causes of Your Sleep Disorder—Daniel Gartenberg, PhD—Sonic Sleep Coach
Feb 6, 2019 • 34 min
When Daniel Gartenberg, Ph.D. created the Sonic Sleep Coach app, he had a vision: within the next three to five years, people who are struggling with sleep problems will go to their doctors and walk away not with drugs that haven’t even been validated for…
Sleep,Stress Aging,and Disease Understanding the Biological Pathways through which Health Behaviors Affect our Health—Aric Prather, PhD—University of California, San Francisco Department of Psychiatry
Feb 6, 2019 • 31 min
What can the study of the biological body tell us about the impact of different lifestyles and stressors on our overall states of health? What can the tracking of immune cells and senescent cells tell us about the aging process or our susceptibility to…
Finding Strength, Mindfulness, Social Support, and Physical Well-Being Along the Childhood Cancer Journey—Justin Wilford, PhD—MaxLove Project
Feb 6, 2019 • 30 min
“B.E.S.U.P.E.R” is the acronym that denotes seven actions meant to help families through what can be the most challenging, heart-wrenching time of their lives: dealing with a child cancer diagnosis. MaxLove Project was founded by Justin Wilford and his…
Scandals & Frauds – Rebecca Jarvis, Chief Business, Technology & Economics Correspondent for ABC News – Analyzing the Newsmakers – Making Sense of Some of the Most Alarming Business Scandals and Frauds of Our Time
Feb 1, 2019 • 39 min
Rebecca Jarvis, Chief Business, Technology & Economics Correspondent for ABC News provides interesting details on her long career in journalism and specifically the amazing story of disgraced entrepreneur, Elizabeth Holmes and her company, Theranos.Jarvis…
Thomas J. King, Businessman Author Founder of Stevia Brands — The Benefits of Going Keto – The Ketogenic Diet, Keto Products, and How We Can Reduce Our Sugar Intake
Feb 1, 2019 • 32 min
Thomas J. King, businessman, television producer, filmmaker, and author, delivers an interesting overview of the ketogenic diet, keto products, sugar alternatives, and healthy living. King leads the successful healthy food company known as Icon Foods.…
Wearable Sensors — Carlos Olguin, Co-founder and CEO, LogicInk — Skin Sensors That Deliver Important Information About What’s Going On In Our Bodies, and Around Us
Jan 31, 2019 • 29 min
Carlos Olguin, co-founder, and CEO, LogicInk (logicink.com), provides an overview of the current state of wearable sensor technology that can help us to monitor our bodies and protect our health.Olguin holds an MSc in information networking from Carnegie…
Ketone Miracles — Mary T. Newport, MD, Caregiver, Author, Speaker — The Power of Nutrition & Ketones -Treating Disease and Illness Through Supplementation and Diet
Jan 31, 2019 • 60 min
Mary T. Newport, MD is a physician, caregiver, author, and international speaker. Her website is packed with useful information and can be viewed at (coconutketones.com). Dr. Newport delivers an insightful overview of nutrition for health. Dr. Newport…
Subpar Sleep – Meir Kryger, MD, FRCP(C), Author and Professor of Medicine, Yale School of Medicine – The Many Issues and Conditions of Sleep, Diagnosis and Treatment
Jan 23, 2019 • 31 min
Meir Kryger, MD, FRCP(C), author and professor of medicine (pulmonary) and clinical professor of nursing, Yale School of Medicine, delivers a thorough analysis of the current state of sleep medicine and sleep disorders.Kryger’s book, Principles, and…
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Tremendously Improving Quality of Life for Insomniacs Alisha L. Brosse Author of End the Insomnia Struggle
Jan 22, 2019 • 32 min
“The harder you try to sleep, the more elusive it is,” says Alisha L. Brosse, author of End the Insomnia Struggle. This is a sentiment most of us would probably identify as true, but it can be hard NOT to try hard to sleep—especially once you’ve developed…
Bridging the Educational Gap Between Ketogenic Metabolic Therapy Science and the Real World—Victoria Field—2019 Metabolic Health Summit
Jan 22, 2019 • 24 min
“We feel responsible and passionate about keeping the conversation accurate and evidence-based,” says Victoria Field, with regard to the ketogenic diet and metabolic therapies, and the team who’s made the Metabolic Health Summit into what it is today: a…
The Skinny on Skincare — Dr. David Heath, Founder and CEO of Cutitronics — Building Technology That Helps Skincare Product Users Maintain Proper Use and See Results
Jan 21, 2019 • 36 min
Dr. David Heath, founder, and CEO of Cutitronics (cutitronics.com) provides an overview of the skincare industry and his company’s mission to revolutionize the way we care for our skin.With a thirst for knowledge, Heath set out on a journey to better…
Researching Disease — Miroslava Cuperlovic-Culf, Senior Research Officer, National Research Council of Canada — The Important Research of Cellular Metabolism for Understanding Disease and Developing Treatments
Jan 21, 2019 • 37 min
Miroslava Cuperlovic-Culf, senior research officer, National Research Council of Canada, delivers a detailed analysis of her intensive research at the cellular level of life sciences.Cuperlovic-Culf earned her Ph.D. in physical chemistry from UC Santa…
Informing and Empowering Your Life The Value of Affordable Whole Genome Sequencing—Rodrigo Martinez—Veritas Genetics
Jan 21, 2019 • 45 min
Are you concerned about your risk of developing cancer or Alzheimer’s disease? Do you wonder whether you might be more likely to pass on potentially harmful genes to your children? Curious to know if you have genetically-based sensitivities to certain…
Engineering and 3D Bioprinting Human Tissues—Tamer Mohamed—Aspect Biosystems
Jan 18, 2019 • 30 min
Aspect Biosystems is a biotech company based in Vancouver, CN that’s working towards the creation of on-demand human tissues using 3D bioprinting technology. Drug development, tools for therapeutic discovery, and transplantation are just a few of the use…
Waffles, Biscuits, Pancakes: Maintain Your State of Ketosis with the First-Ever Ketone Meal Replacement—Gary Millet—Kegenix
Jan 15, 2019 • 37 min
When using ketones as fuel, the body produces 45 times less free radicals than it does when using glucose as fuel, which, according to Gary Millet, is just one piece of evidence indicating that ketones are the body’s preferred fuel source. As the founder…
Whats Keeping Your Child From Sleeping and Why Do They Keep Insisting They’re Not Tired?—Laura Jana, MD—Pediatrician and Author of The Toddler Brain
Jan 15, 2019 • 32 min
Toddlers exist at an awkward stage of development: they can’t really express themselves, they don’t know what’s best for their health, but they enjoy a sense of budding independence, leading them to challenge and test their parent’s limits. Dr. Laura…
Ron Spence, Research Scientist & Barbara Turner, Health Coach — Quantum Energy Nutrients via Cloud Technology
Jan 14, 2019 • 39 min
Ron Spence, MBA, noted research scientist, and Barbara Turner, celebrated holistic health coach and author, discuss the amazing quantum energy mobile app that is impacting lives and creating a swirl of excitement due to its incredible potential.Turner…
Sleep is Serious! — Azizi A. Seixas, PhD, Assistant Professor at NYU School of Medicine — The Power of Sleep and How It Affects Our Health In More Ways Than You Might Expect
Jan 14, 2019 • 43 min
Azizi A. Seixas, Ph.D., assistant professor at NYU School of Medicine, in the Department of Population Health and the Center for Healthful Behavior Change, provides an interesting overview of the power of sleep, and the problems we could face when sleep…
Keto & Cancer – Beth Zupec-Kania, RDN, CD – Understanding How a Ketogenic Diet Can Fight Disease and Improve Overall Health
Jan 10, 2019 • 43 min
Beth Zupec-Kania, RDN, CD, world-renowned ketogenic authority and lecturer, nutritional coach, and consultant for The Charlie Foundation, delivers a truly impressive and thoroughly thought-provoking overview on the power of nutrition and the ketogenic…
Bioengineering Organs – Dr. Xi Ren, Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University – Regenerative Therapeutic Solutions to Repair or Replace Damaged Tissues and Organs
Jan 10, 2019 • 32 min
Dr. Xi (Charlie) Ren, assistant professor of biomedical engineering, Carnegie Mellon University, delivers an in-depth discussion about regenerative solutions to repair or replace damaged tissues and organs, and his lab’s efforts to engineer advanced organ…
A Diagnostic Tool for Nearly Every Disease, And It’s Found Inside Your Own Plasma—Denis Noble—A Peek Inside an Upcoming Compendium, Exosomes in Health and Disease
Jan 10, 2019 • 73 min
Exosomes: we’ve known about them for decades now, but the recent discovery that they contain epigenetic information could have huge implications for our current understanding of genomic effects, epigenetic inheritance, and disease processes.Denis Noble,…
A Journey that Revealed the Powerful Role of Mentality and Emotions in Achieving Physical Health—Drew Manning—Fit2Fat2Fit
Jan 9, 2019 • 37 min
“I compare it to being on top of this mountain my whole life, as a trainer or coach, being fit, and my clients are at the bottom of the mountain, and from the top, it looks so easy…there’s the path, you just follow it one step at a time…then for the first…
Narcolepsy: An Underrecognized and Misunderstood Sleep Disorder—Ellen Wermter—A Board-Certified Family Nurse Practitioner in Sleep Medicine
Jan 9, 2019 • 42 min
An estimated 2,000 Americans and three million people worldwide have narcolepsy, but according to Ellen Wermter, a board-certified family nurse practitioner working in a sleep medicine clinic, it’s quite possible that it simply hasn’t been identified in…
The Latest in the Field of Clinical Metabolomics—Martin Giera, PhD—Associate Professor at Leiden University
Jan 9, 2019 • 32 min
Metabolites: there are tens of thousands of them in the human body, and metabolomics is an attempt to study all of them, including how they interact with the human body and what role they play in the biochemical processes of specific diseases. There are…
Cutting Carbs – Eric C. Westman, MD, MHS, Chief Medical Officer of HEAL Clinics – Reducing Carbohydrate Intake for Weight Loss and Diabetes Remission
Jan 7, 2019 • 38 min
Eric C. Westman, MD, MHS, chief medical officer of HEAL Clinics (healclinics.com), specializing in diabetes remission and weight loss, delivers a thorough analysis on the nutritional and medical significance of carbohydrate reduction.Dr. Westman has a…
Health Help – David Korsunsky, Founder and CEO of Heads Up Health – Organizing Health Data, Monitoring Trending Factors & Taking Charge of Our Overall Health
Jan 2, 2019 • 27 min
David Korsunsky, founder and CEO of Heads Up Health, delivers an important overview of the current state of health information and steps we can all take to organize our health data.For more than 15 years Korsunsky has been a business leader, leading…
The Thyroid Dilemma – Elle Russ, Wellness Advocate and Author of The Paleo Thyroid Solution – Thyroid Health – The Many Issues That Originate With This Master Gland & The Way To Better Health
Jan 2, 2019 • 37 min
Elle Russ, wellness advocate and author of The Paleo Thyroid Solution, provides a wealth of knowledge on thyroid issues and explains how millions of people remain undiagnosed and suffer needlessly.Elle Russ is a sought-after guest on many…
Help, I Can’t Sleep! – Michael A. Tompkins, PhD, ABPP, Co-Director of the San Francisco Bay Area Center for Cognitive Therapy – The Importance of Sleep – Why We Need It and What To Do When We Aren’t Getting Enough Quality Sleep
Jan 1, 2019 • 38 min
Michael A. Tompkins, Ph.D., ABPP, co-director of the San Francisco Bay Area Center for Cognitive Therapy (sfbacct.com), delivers an informative overview of mental health issues and contributing factors that play a significant role in how we sleep and the…
Transform Your Mindset, Reach Peak Performance, and Obtain Your Goals—Som Bathla—The Science of High Performance
Jan 1, 2019 • 37 min
Before becoming a full-time and successful writer, Som Bathla worked as a corporate lawyer for 17 years. Realizing it was time for a change, he set his sights on a new goal and began figuring out what it would take to get there. He did the same thing just…
Ruminations with Richard: The Power of the 80/20 Principle
Dec 31, 2018 • 12 min
Everything is skewed—whether in the businesses we own, the places we’re employed, the groups of friends we hang out with, or our daily routines, and achieving success can be as simple as locating those skews and learning how to capitalize on them. That’s…
Ethical and Transparent Data Collection for the Betterment of Humanity—Scott Nelson—Human Data Commons Foundation
Dec 31, 2018 • 34 min
Established just two and a half years ago, the Human Data Commons Foundation aims to address two primary questions: how do we make the best decisions around the best and most powerful sources of data available to us, and how do we put structures in place…
Confronting the Growing Epidemic of Childhood Obesity—Dyan Hes, MD—Gramercy Pediatrics
Dec 28, 2018 • 33 min
As the medical director of Gramercy Pediatrics In New York City, Dr. Dyan Hes specializes in what’s become an epidemic over the past several decades: pediatric obesity. According to the CDC, approximately 19 percent or 13.7 million children in the U.S.…
Rethinking Genes, Understanding Epigenetics—David S. Moore, PhD—Psychological Field Group at Pitzer College
Dec 28, 2018 • 42 min
According to David Moore, PhD and faculty member in the Psychological Field Group at Pitzer College, there’s good reason to believe that “genes” as we’ve come to commonly understand them don’t actually exist; they aren’t segments of DNA which start and…
From Pig to Human: Life-Saving Organ Transplants—Dr. Joseph Tector—University of Alabama Xenotransplant Program
Dec 27, 2018 • 25 min
Approximately 120,000 people in the U.S. alone are waiting for an organ transplant, and there are many more who could benefit from one but haven’t made the list because there simply aren’t enough organs available. But what if the supply could be increased…
Revolutionizing and Democratizing the Accessibility of Genomic Data—Paul Mola—Roswell Biotechnologies
Dec 21, 2018 • 30 min
Imagine visiting your primary care doctor and receiving a whole read out of your genomic data within 10 minutes for as little as $10, equipping your doctor with the information needed in order to deliver you individually tailored medical treatments and…
Platform for Essential Communication in a World of Health Care Data Overload—Sandeep Jain, MD—ListenMD
Dec 21, 2018 • 26 min
Having practiced medicine for over 20 years now, Dr. Sandeep Jain has witnessed firsthand how the increasing predominance of electronic medical records has lowered the amount and damaged the quality of communication that occurs between doctors and…
We Are What We Eat – Dr. Daryl Gioffre, Celebrity Nutritionist, Author, Alkaline and Ketogenic Diet Expert – Losing Weight, Fighting Inflammation, and Increasing Energy and Overall Good Health
Dec 20, 2018 • 31 min
Dr. Daryl Gioffre, celebrity nutritionist, author, alkaline and ketogenic diet expert, gives a detailed presentation on the power of good nutrition and how everyone can make improvements for increased energy, better health, and longevity.Dr. Gioffre has a…
Sick and Tired of Being Sick and Tired—Steven Y. Park, MD and Author—Sleep, Interrupted: A Physician Reveals the #1 Reason Why So Many of Us are Sick and Tired
Dec 19, 2018 • 35 min
As an ear, nose, and throat surgeon, Dr. Steven Y. Park sees many patients with chronic issues, but it wasn’t until he started ordering sleep tests that he discovered many of these patients were also suffering from sleep apnea. Since then, he’s continued…
The Latest News and Advice from The Ultimate Expert on Sleep—Michael Breus, PhD— The Sleep Doctor and Author of The Power of When
Dec 18, 2018 • 31 min
Michael Breus, PhD Clinical Psychologist, Diplomate of the American Board of Sleep Medicine, Fellow of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine, author of several books on sleep disorders, and regular guest on The Dr. Oz Show joins the podcast to discuss…
Cellular Discoveries – Dr. Rosalyn Abbott, Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering at Carnegie Mellon University – The Important Research in Cell and Tissue Engineering That Could Lead to a Better Understanding of Disease Pathways
Dec 14, 2018 • 29 min
Dr. Rosalyn Abbott, assistant professor of biomedical engineering at Carnegie Mellon University, provides an insightful overview of her research into cell and tissue engineering and the potential for diagnostic and therapeutic breakthroughs.As a Ph.D. in…
Dental Diligence – Dr. Timothy Chase, NY Cosmetic Dentist – Modern Dentistry, Oral Health, Bacteria, Disease, Proper Care and Treatment
Dec 14, 2018 • 26 min
Dr. Timothy Chase, NY cosmetic dentist, delivers a detailed overview of modern dentistry, oral health, and good home practices we can all benefit from.Dr. Chase has over 25 years of experience in cosmetic and restorative dental treatments. He specializes…
The Perfect Pet Diet – Dr. Natasha Lilly, DVM, CVA, Animal Diet Expert And founder of the Royal Animal Health University – Pet Nutrition, Balanced Diets, and Improved Health for Wellness and Longevity
Dec 12, 2018 • 25 min
Dr. Natasha Lilly, DVM, CVA, animal diet expert and founder of the Royal Animal Health University (royalanimalhealthuniversity.com), delivers an interesting overview of pet nutrition and the importance of a well-balanced diet for our furry friends.Dr.…
Sleep Apnea Solution – Robert S. Rosenberg, D.O., FCCP, Sleep Medicine and Sleep Apnea Specialist – Sleeping Better – Sleep Solutions for Healthier Sleep, Combating Sleep Apnea, and CPAP Device and Care
Dec 12, 2018 • 38 min
Robert S. Rosenberg, D.O., FCCP, sleep medicine and sleep apnea specialist, discusses sleep apnea, CPAP compliance, and CPAP care.Robert S. Rosenberg, D.O., FCCP, has more than three decades of experience in sleep medicine. Dr. Rosenberg is board…
The Pyramid of Health – Dr. Thomas O’Bryan, DC, CCN, DACBN, and Author of You Can Fix Your Brain – Rethinking Our Approach To Solving Common Medical Problems
Dec 11, 2018 • 50 min
Dr. Thomas O’Bryan, DC, CCN, DACBN, and author of You Can Fix Your Brain: Just 1 Hour a Week to the Best Memory, Productivity, and Sleep You’ve Ever Had, provides a scintillating overview of the mind to body connection and how we must sometimes question…
Surprising Tips and Tricks for a Better Night’s Sleep—Ronald M. Bazar, Author of Sleep Secrets: How to Fall Asleep Fast, Beat Fatigue and Insomnia and Get a Great Night’s Sleep
Dec 7, 2018 • 33 min
It’s easy to tell when we haven’t gotten enough quality sleep—we’re groggy in the morning and sluggish throughout the day—but it’s not nearly as easy to identify why. Is it stress? Lack of exercise? Could it be related to diet? While any one of these…
Sleepy Time–Dr. Chris Winter,MD, Author of The Sleep Solution: Why Your Sleep Is Broken and How To Fix It, Founder of Charlottesville Neurology and Sleep Medicine – Sleeping For Health, How to Get Better Sleep, and the Mystery of Insomnia
Dec 6, 2018 • 52 min
Dr. W. Chris Winter, MD, renowned sleep specialist, author of The Sleep Solution: Why Your Sleep Is Broken and How To Fix It, and founder of Charlottesville Neurology and Sleep Medicine (cvilleneuroandsleep.com), delivers a delightfully interesting…
Healthy Horizons – Steve Griffiths, PhD, MS, Chief Operating Officer and SVP, Enterprise Analytics at Optum — How Advanced Systems, AI, and Machine Learning Play a Part In the Changing Healthcare Industry
Dec 5, 2018 • 23 min
Steve Griffiths, Ph.D., MS, chief operating officer, and SVP, Enterprise Analytics at Optum (optum.com), outlines the many changes and improvements that his company, Optum, seeks to bring to the healthcare industry.Griffiths has a long history of…
ADHD, Autism, and OCD: A Treatment that Works by Tackling the Root Cause—Craig Shimasaki, PhD—Moleculera
Dec 5, 2018 • 38 min
More than 60 million Americans have been prescribed some type of psychotropic drug; many of these Americans are children who have shown trouble focusing in school, motor or vocal ticks, obsessive-compulsive behavior, or a range of other signs of varying…
A Better Sleep, A Better You—Danny Flood—Hack Sleep: How to Fall Asleep Faster, Increase Your Energy, and Wake Up Refreshed
Dec 4, 2018 • 28 min
At one point or another we’ve all dealt with it: being unable to fall or stay asleep, or just waking up feeling absolutely exhausted in the morning, wishing we had the energy to do the things we love. For some of us, these problems are chronic and…
Reengineering Photosynthesis for Adaptation to Global Climate Change—Donald Richard Ort—University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Dec 4, 2018 • 41 min
Global CO2 concentrations have risen from approximately 270 to 400 ppm over the past 150 years with no signs of slowing, and at the current rate, the planet is expected to warm by roughly five degrees Celsius by the end of the century. This will lead to a…
Reshaping Research with the World’s First Community-Owned Human Health Database—Dawn Barry—LunaDNA
Dec 3, 2018 • 18 min
As the co-founder and president of LunaDNA, Dawn Barry shares a vision of creating the first ever community-owned human health database comprised of donated DNA, medical, and environmental information, resulting in a scope and scale of data that’s never…
Health & Tech – Jason Andrew, Health Technology Innovator & Chief Executive Officer of Limelight Health – Utilizing Contemporary Technologies to Advance the Health Insurance Industry Via Advanced Quoting and Underwriting Tools
Dec 3, 2018 • 15 min
Jason Andrew is the CEO of Limelight Health (limelighthealth.com), and a health and technology innovator and visionary. Andrew discusses Limelight Health’s goal to deliver the most efficient, compelling quoting and underwriting platform for the employee…
Cancer Research – Jane Antony, Postdoctoral Researcher, Stanford Medicine, Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine – DNA, Therapies, Cell Biology, and The Quest For New Treatments
Nov 29, 2018 • 42 min
Jane Antony, postdoctoral researcher, Stanford Medicine, Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine, delivers an important and thorough overview of the current state of cancer research and methods that may lead to promising new discoveries.Antony worked…
I See Molecules – Dr. Sabrina Leslie, Associate Professor of Physics and Quantitative Life Sciences at McGill University – Molecule Imaging and Investigation, Studying Interactions For Scientific and Medical Advancement
Nov 29, 2018 • 26 min
Dr. Sabrina Leslie, Associate Professor of Physics and Quantitative Life Sciences at McGill University, leads listeners on an interesting journey into the complex and important world of molecule imaging and research.As an experienced researcher and…
Satisfying Slumber – Michael Grandner, PhD, Arizona College of Medicine – Why We Need Sleep, How It Affects Functioning, And What To Do When We Aren’t Getting Enough Quality Sleep
Nov 28, 2018 • 44 min
Michael A. Grandner, PhD, Arizona College of Medicine, provides an overview of the many aspects of sleep, how it impacts functioning, and the ways we can improve the quality of our sleep.Dr. Grandner is an experienced researcher, noted speaker, and…
Insight from One of the World’s Leading Experts in Paleo Nutrition—Robb Wolf—New York Times Best-Selling Author of Wired to Eat and The Paleo Solution
Nov 28, 2018 • 64 min
It’s true: we’re wired to eat, but what should we be eating? Is there a one-for-all holy grail of diets that we just haven’t found yet, or is an “appropriate” diet something that varies from person to person? How much should we be exercising, and does…
Click Here to Save a Child’s Life – Troy Hickerson, Global Nutrition Activist and Co-Founder of Active For Good – How Getting Active Can Improve Your Own Health AND Save the Lives of Malnourished Children Around the World
Nov 27, 2018 • 14 min
Troy Hickerson, global nutrition activist and co-founder of Active For Good (activeforgood.com), delivers an important, informative overview of the crucial work that needs to be done, and what we can all do, to save malnourished children globally. Troy…
You Are What You Eat–Dr. Andreas Eenfeldt, MD, Founder and CEO of Diet Doctor – Good Nutrition, Lifestyle Choices, and A Plan For Sustained Good Health
Nov 26, 2018 • 35 min
Dr. Andreas Eenfeldt, MD, founder, and CEO of Diet Doctor (dietdoctor.com), delivers an informative presentation on the nutrition to health connection.Dr. Eenfeldt is a Swedish medical doctor who specializes in family medicine. As founder and CEO of Diet…
The Brain to Gut Microbiota Connection – Emeran A. Mayer, MD, PhD, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA – Diet, Stress, and the Mind – Making Sense of the Brain-Gut Connection
Nov 26, 2018 • 45 min
Emeran A. Mayer, MD, PhD, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, delivers an informative overview of the brain to gut connection. Dr. Mayer serves as director,G. Oppenheimer Center for Neurobiology of Stress and Resilience (CNSR); co-director, CURE:…
Locally-Sourced and Nutrition-Packed Juices, Cleanses, and Kits—Andrew Walker—Little West
Nov 26, 2018 • 26 min
“A little west goes a long way,” says Andrew Walker, echoing the slogan of the company he and his wife founded about six years ago. With just one brick and mortar shop in Los Angeles, California, Little West is a favorite among those seeking a variety of…
3D Bioprinted Organs—Bioengineered Organs Initiative at Carnegie Mellon University—Adam W. Feinberg, PhD
Nov 26, 2018 • 25 min
Organ failure is the ultimate cause of almost every death, and while organ transplantation can be a successful option, the need for organs significantly outweighs the supply. For the past 50 years or so, efforts have been focused on immunosuppression…
Starve Cancer – Jane McLelland, Noted Cancer-Starving Diet, Drug, and Supplement Expert; Author, How to Starve Cancer – Strategies to Combat Cancer Via Diet, Supplements, and Low-Toxicity Drug Treatment
Nov 20, 2018 • 40 min
Author Survivor and former chartered physiotherapistJane McLelland, physiotherapist, alternative cancer treatment expert, and author of How to Starve Cancer expounds upon the wrong turns that many people, unfortunately, take when they set out to fight…
Bypassing Surgery An Oral Pill for the Treatment of Morbid Obesity—Hasan Celiker—Xeno Biosciences
Nov 15, 2018 • 31 min
Gastric bypass surgery is the most effective form of treatment for morbid obesity and a familiar term to most of us, but until recently, the underlying mechanism that makes it so successful has been largely misunderstood. Most people—including health…
Brain Breakthrough – Cavin Balaster, Author, and Founder of Feed a Brain, and Adventures in Brain Injury – Neurology, Nutrition, and the Specific Dietary Changes That Can Optimize Brain Function and Repair The Brain
Nov 14, 2018 • 49 min
Cavin Balaster, founder of Feed a Brain (feedabrain.com) and Adventures in Brain Injury (adventuresinbraininjury.com), author, and sought-after speaker, delivers an informative and important discussion on brain function and the nutritional protocol that…
The Most Healthful Diet, or an Exercise in Irrational Exuberance—Valter D. Longo, PhD—Biogerontologist, Cell Biologist, and Author of The Longevity Diet
Nov 9, 2018 • 34 min
The ketogenic diet, intermittent fasting, whether or not you should skip that first meal of the day…you’ve probably heard a lot of arguments for and against each, so how do you know what’s “right”? What will provide YOU with healthful longevity? Valter D.…
Age-Defying Stem-Cell Infusions—Joshua Hare, MD—Longeveron
Nov 9, 2018 • 22 min
Ageing: it’s an inevitable part of life, it affects us all, and there’s just no way around it. Or is there? “Ageing is a major societal problem that we’re turning our attention to in the biotechnology industry as something that’s treatable…and that we can…
Regeneration Creation – Dr. Stuart Williams, Cell Biology Expert and Founder of Bioficial Organs – The Mind-boggling Science of Bioengineered Organs and Tissues, and the Future of Regenerative Medicine
Nov 8, 2018 • 32 min
Dr. Stuart Williams, founder of Bioficial Organs (cvregen.com), delivers an interesting overview of the future of bioengineered organs and tissues, and the medical advances that we are seeing daily. Williams has extensive experience in the areas of…
Organic Meals with Doorstep Delivery for Preconception, Pregnancy, and Postpartum Stages of Life—Erica Mock—twenty-fiveEIGHT
Nov 8, 2018 • 26 min
Most women who’ve been pregnant are familiar with the strong, sometimes strange food cravings that occur to them—cravings that might not always be for nutrient-dense, healthy, and unprocessed foods. As a mother herself, Erica Mock is all too familiar with…
Ketogenic Life – Rachel Burke, Ketogenic Enthusiast and Founder of Aussie Keto Queen – How a Ketogenic Diet & Lifestyle Can Improve Health, Assist with Weight Loss, and Increase Energy
Nov 7, 2018 • 24 min
Rachel Burke, the ketogenic enthusiast and founder of Aussie Keto Queen (aussieketoqueen.com), discusses the ketogenic diet and lifestyle. Burke’s journey to better health was a long one, as she spent many of her earlier years battling weight, feeling…
Benjamin Freedman—Freedman Lab, University of Washington—Growing Organoid Models for Studying the Most Common Kidney Diseases
Nov 5, 2018 • 25 min
An estimated 10 percent of all people have some level of kidney disease—a disease that’s most commonly associated with diabetes and high blood pressure. The numbers are only growing, but much of the research has been limited in the sense that the…
Angela M. Poff—Cancer Biologist and Metabolic Health Summit Cofounder— Globalizing the Conversation about Ketogenic Diets and Therapies
Nov 5, 2018 • 45 min
Just a few years ago, Angela M. Poff noticed that a lot of leading scientists and clinicians were studying ketosis and metabolic therapies for different diseases, but weren’t getting together to share their ideas and have productive conversations; this…
Elizabeth Donley—NeuroPoint DX—Implementing Metabolomics for Earlier Detection of Autism Spectrum Disorders
Nov 5, 2018 • 26 min
Stemina Biomarker Discovery was founded about 11 years ago by Elizabeth Donley, who aimed to use the study of metabolism (metabolomics) to understand how the underlying biological and biochemical reactions differ between various disorders. Donley works…
The Ketogenic State Tyler Cartwright,Trainer, Coach & Founding Member of Ketogains, LLC – The Structure and Science of the Ketogenic Diet, From Calories to Ketosis
Oct 31, 2018 • 49 min
Tyler Cartwright, founding member of Ketogains, LLC (ketogains.com), shares his incredible journey back to good health and fitness, and the many ways that his keto-focused company can help people reach their fitness and health goals more efficiently.…
Walk This Way Dr. Charlton Woodly,Board Certified Podiatrist and Founder of Woodly Foot & Ankle – New Procedures and Advanced Techniques to Treat Foot & Ankle Problems and Injuries
Oct 30, 2018 • 28 min
Dr. Charlton Woodly, founder of Woodly Foot & Ankle (woodlyfootankle.com), delivers an informative overview of the many problems, injuries, conditions, and treatments for feet and ankles. Dr. Woodly is a seasoned, board-certified podiatrist with over 14…
Mairav Cohen-Zion, PhD—Dayzz—A Digital, Personalized Sleep Training Program
Oct 30, 2018 • 29 min
Sleep: we all know we need it, but many of us don’t realize how badly. Missing just a night or two of quality sleep can increase our susceptibility to the common cold, and chronic sleep loss can lead to much more serious conditions. With 60-70% of the…
Bridging the Human-Animal Gap and Lengthening the Bond—Dr. Barbara Royal, DVM—The Royal Treatment Veterinary Center
Oct 29, 2018 • 46 min
When an obese, arthritic, 12-year-old dog walked sluggishly through the doors of her hospital with a cancer diagnosis and a life expectancy of about four months, Dr. Barbara Royal wasn’t discouraged, or saddened, or intimidated by the work ahead of her;…
Dropping Weight – Dr. Tro Kalayjian, Board-Certified Internal Medicine Physician and Weight Loss Expert – A Diet and Exercise Program That Produces Real Weight Loss, Reverses Medical Problems, and Improves Overall Heath
Oct 26, 2018 • 48 min
Dr. Tro Kalayjian is a board-certified internal medicine physician and weight loss expert who has passionately devoted his life to bringing good health and wellness to everyone. Dr. Kalayjian delivers an interesting and useful overview of his methods to…
John Limansky-Biohack MD-A Holistic, Tailored Approach for Preventing and Managing the Most Common Conditions and Diseases
Oct 25, 2018 • 40 min
As a traditional internal medicine physician, John Limansky began to notice that many of the most common and chronic diseases suffered by his patients were based around diet and lifestyle, and he soon acknowledged the importance of not just treating the…
Gillian Szollos-Keto All Day Every Day-The Ketogenic Diet and a Life Transformed
Oct 25, 2018 • 37 min
Gillian Szollos had always struggled with obesity, but it wasn’t until she began having seizures in 2014 that she realized something was really wrong, and that something needed to be done about it. The medications she was prescribed did nothing but worsen…
Brianna Stubbs, PhD-Research Lead Of HVMN & Co-Host of The HVMN Podcast- The World’s First Ketone Ester Sports Drink For Improved Performance and Cognition
Oct 25, 2018 • 31 min
There are a variety of exogenous ketone products on the market today, many of which are consumed by athletes and people looking for a natural source of energy to increase their endurance and physical performance. Most of these products, however, have to…
Ross Taylor DropAnFBomb HighQuality Keto-Friendly Grab and Go Snacks
Oct 25, 2018 • 23 min
For over 10 years, Ross Taylor tried to stick to a high-quality ketogenic diet while travelling the world for work; he quickly realized that accomplishing the two simultaneously was no easy task. “It’s easy when you’re not home to find proteins or…
TriFusion Devices – 3D Printing Lower Limbs & Prosthetics
Oct 24, 2018 • 37 min
The average prosthetic leg cost thirty thousand dollars, it takes several weeks to make and wears out in less than 5 years. TriFusion can make a custom prosthetic device in hours instead of weeks that fits better and costs far less than anything on the…
Yousef Hesuani – 3D Bioprinting Solutions (a Russian research company)
Oct 24, 2018 • 35 min
3DBio is researching and bringing to market bio printing technologies for the generation and transplantation of tissues, including multilayered skin, bone, vascular grafts, tracheal splints, heart tissue and cartilaginous structures. Yousef Hesuani,…
BioBots – The Future of 3D Bioprinting
Oct 24, 2018 • 20 min
Co-founder and CEO of BioBots, Danny Cabrera, joins us to talk about the technology and advancements in 3D bioprinting and the future of this fascinating industry.BioBots is building tools to design and engineer life. Their goals are to cure disease,…
Xabian- Developing Prosthetic Limbs
Oct 24, 2018 • 29 min
Xabian tech specializes in designing and 3D manufacturing prosthetic lower limbs and sockets. Xabian works by analyzing a 3D scan of the residual limb and then designing the best fitting prostheses for that amputee. Traditionally it is an enormously…
Advanced Brain Monitoring – Producing Innovative Medical Devices
Oct 24, 2018 • 31 min
Chris Berka of Advanced Brain Monitoring talks to us about how they have challenged the orthodox thinking by creating advanced medical devices that provide a superior patient experience, lower healthcare costs, and improved quality of care.Talking about…
Cynata Therapeutics – Producing Stem Cells for Regenerative Medicine
Oct 24, 2018 • 31 min
Cynata Therapeutics is an Australian stem cell and regenerative medicine company that is creating a therapeutic stem cell platform technology, Cymerus™, using discoveries made at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.Dr. Kilian Kelly, Vice President, Cynata…
Tiffany Vora on Digital Biology – Changing What Being Human Actually Means
Oct 24, 2018 • 30 min
Tiffany Vora an Educator, Writer, Research Scientist, and Entrepreneur who is excited to bring her diversity of experience to Singularity University as Principal Faculty in Medicine and Digital Biology. Tiffany explains what Digital Biology is and how…
Migrainex – Helping 38 Million Americans Get Rid Of Migraines
Oct 24, 2018 • 26 min
John Donahue, head of marketing at Cirrus Healthcare, who explains how their product Migraine X is fighting and controlling migraines. Around 38 million people in the US suffer from a migraine. In 78% of the cases, what triggers migraines is changes in…
Storing Data 215,000 times more densely using DNA – NY Genome
Oct 24, 2018 • 23 min
Dina Zielinski from NY Genome talks about storing data using DNA – not traditional hard drives – and it’s amazing what nature can do that human engineering (until now) can not. Losing data stored on flash drives, hard disks, USBs and on computer servers…
How the Clinical Trial,Braingate,Transforms the Human Brain Into A Computer Interface and What That Means for Quadriplegics, With Dr. AjiBoye
Oct 24, 2018 • 36 min
Imagine having a spinal cord injury that prevents you from performing everyday tasks without assistance. Though your brain is still intact, you can’t hold and sip your morning coffee or even grip your bagel and raise it to your mouth.Now imagine, after…
Francois Binette – Healing the Blind
Oct 24, 2018 • 33 min
Macular degeneration is the leading cause of blindness worldwide. This, especially in the aging population: you reach a certain age, and you can’t see as well as before. Up until this point, there has been no cure for macular degeneration. In the late…
How New Software from Brainvivo Transforms MRI’s into Microscopes and What That Means for Those With Brain Disease with Yaniv Assaf
Oct 23, 2018 • 32 min
Previously, the only way to see cells inside brain matter was to dissect a corpse’s brain and put it under a microscope. Not so useful if you’re a brain disease patient seeking to stay alive. But, what if doctors could look at your living brain through a…
The Cell Solution Susan Stevenson,Executive Director, and Craig Mickanin, Director, Novartis – Gene Therapy Provides New Hope For Disease Treatment
Oct 23, 2018 • 24 min
Susan Stevenson, executive director, and Craig Mickanin, director, of the Swiss multinational pharmaceutical company, Novartis, based in Basel, Switzerland, deliver an informative overview of the incredible advances in gene therapy and transformative…
Total Health – Ben Bocchicchio, Doctor, Author, Health and Fitness Expert – High Intensity Exercise and Proper Diet For Maximizing Metabolism
Oct 22, 2018 • 40 min
Dr. Vincent “Ben” Bocchicchio, doctor, author, and health-oriented fitness expert delivers an interesting and important analysis of the body, exercise, and diet connection, and how we can all make positive changes that will improve our health…
Why We Age – Siegfried Hekimi, Professor of Biology at Mcgill University, Head of The Hekimi Lab – The Complex Science of Aging, Free Radicals, Myths & Unknowns, and How Cellular Biology May Hold Answers to the Aging Process
Oct 22, 2018 • 41 min
Siegfried Hekimi is a professor of biology at McGill University and head of The Hekimi Lab where he and his team specialize in the study of aging. Hekimi delivers an informative overview of the complex, and often unknown, processes that produce aging, and…
Mark Stephen Meadows-Botanic Technologies-Multimodal Bots and the Democratization of Artificial Intelligence
Oct 22, 2018 • 43 min
Mark Stephens Meadows developed his first simple chatbot in 2001, but what he’s working on now is much more than that: as the CEO of Botanic Technologies, he’s working on designing multimodal bots for conversational interfaces with several use cases,…
Thomas Seyfried, PhD-Boston College Biology Department-Metabolic Therapy: A Toxic-Free and Potentially Standalone Treatment for Cancer
Oct 22, 2018 • 39 min
According to the American Cancer Society, over 1,600 people in the United States die from cancer every day, many of whom were receiving the current standard of care, which is radiation, chemotherapy, or a combination of both. Thomas Seyfried is a…
Travis Christofferson-Understanding and Treating Cancer: Epigenetics, Metabolic Therapy, and Repurposed Drugs
Oct 22, 2018 • 35 min
What’s the ultimate cause of cancer? It’s not an easy question to answer, and according to Travis Christofferson, author of Tripping Over the Truth: The Return of the Metabolic Theory of Cancer, there’s no single cause, but a series of complex…
Jane Langdale – Designing More Efficient Leaves
Oct 19, 2018 • 27 min
Early land plants didn’t have leaves. At a certain point, they evolved. In fact, the anatomy found in C4 leaves evolved 60 times, and leaves themselves evolved at least twice but probably no more than 6 times, essentially independently from one another.…
Arterys – Improving Medical Imaging
Oct 19, 2018 • 20 min
In today’s world, all the data from medical imaging is handled at a local level—the hospital level. For physicians, and especially radiologists, this is a constrained environment. There aren’t enough resources at the local level to get everything done.…
Jan Vijg – How and Why We Age
Oct 19, 2018 • 34 min
Since the 80’s, Jan Vijg has been fascinated with the process of aging. This, having heard a fascinating talk on the subject back when he was a student at the University of Leiden. The speaker, then, “actually mentioned the possibility that we age because…
Dr. Judith Campisi of the Buck Institute Discusses Cell Senescence, Aging, and Quality of Life
Oct 19, 2018 • 33 min
She explains how chronic inflammation is a double-edged sword and that research has uncovered surprising results on mice and how cell senescence impacts their existence. Studies have found that exercise and diet may benefit cell senescence in mice; it’s…
Health 2.0 Conference- Promoting High-Tech Innovations in Health Care
Oct 19, 2018 • 31 min
More effective prevention and management of common diseases, better overall health care at lower costs, fewer visits to doctor’s offices, and earlier discharges from hospitals: how can we make this a reality? Matthew Holt, co-chairman of the Health 2.0…
Elliot Roth, Founder of Spira: Enabling Access to Quality Nutrition for Anyone, Anywhere
Oct 19, 2018 • 24 min
Imagine having a source of low-cost, basic nutrition growing indefinitely on your own countertop. “Think of it like a Keurig for nutrition…way more nutritious than the fruits and vegetables in your garden, and it takes a lot less space,” says Elliot Roth,…
Bionyfiken — Hannes Sjoblad, Founder — Community Of Bio-Hackers Exploring Intersection Of Technology And Biology
Oct 19, 2018 • 41 min
BioNyfiken, which means “bio curiosity” in Swedish, is a community of bio-hackers who are interested in exploring how technology and biology can interact in the modern world. They are perhaps most famous for their implant parties, where individuals…
Viome — Naveen Jain, Founder and CEO — Providing Personalized Recommendations for a Healthy Biome
Oct 19, 2018 • 44 min
Viome was founded on the idea that we should be able to use science and technology to solve some of the world’s biggest problems, and personal health is one of the biggest problems of today. Viome aims to help people take control of their own health by…
S-Biomedic — Marc Guell, Co-Founder and Director — Leveraging the Skin Microbiome for Novel Therapeutic Health Solutions
Oct 19, 2018 • 20 min
One of the more overlooked but still highly important parts of the body is the skin microbiome. Though there are less types of organisms present in the skin microbiome than in other microbiomes, it still plays a role in conditions such as acne, rosacea,…
Axel Schumacher – Co-founder/CEO – Shivom
Oct 19, 2018 • 31 min
Shivom’s mission is to be the largest genomic data-hub on the planet. Contributors own their genomic data, control the right to access it, and receive rewards is they choose to share it. Co-Founder and CEO Axel Schumacher discusses how Shivom is creating…
Ana Maiques – CEO – NeuroElectrics
Oct 19, 2018 • 21 min
Ana Maiques is the CEO of NeuroElectrics. The company’s mission is to change the way we interact with the brain by developing innovative technologies that monitor and stimulate the brain. Ana discusses how the nature of their work allows for faster FDA…
Eric Boduch – Co-founder – Pendo
Oct 19, 2018 • 23 min
Pendo’s overall mission is to make work easier for product managers. Co-founder Eric Boduch discusses Pendo’s product cloud and how it was created. A product created out of pure necessity for his own work became the basis for an entire company.Eric shares…
Robot Rescue – Chris Beaufait, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Sarcos Robotics – How Robotics Is Increasing Efficiency and Ensuring Worker Safety
Oct 19, 2018 • 23 min
Chris Beaufait, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer for Sarcos Robotics, discusses robotics and its implications for human health and safety.Beaufait’s company, Sarcos, is pushing robotics technology forward by merging human intelligence,…
3D Future Is Here! – Clay Guillory and Maddie Guillory, CEO and CMO of Titan Robotics – 3D Printing and How It Is Changing Manufacturing in Every Industry
Oct 19, 2018 • 19 min
In this informative podcast, Clay Guillory and Maddie Guillory, the CEO and CMO respectively of Titan Robotics, discuss their company and its mission to revolutionize 3D printing and rapid prototyping. The tech entrepreneurs discuss Titan Robotics…
Organizing Our Health – Ardy Arianpour, CEO, Seqster – Technology Is Changing How We Access Our Health Records
Oct 19, 2018 • 34 min
In this podcast Ardy Arianpour, co-founder and CEO at Seqster, a consumer driven healthcare technology platform, discusses important tech advances in the healthcare industry.Technology is clearly changing how we live, communicate, and interact with…
Cleaner Meat, Happier Planet – Allison Berke, The Good Food Institute – How Clean Meat Options Will Change the Way We Eat, and Decrease Environmental Impact
Oct 19, 2018 • 32 min
In this podcast, Allison Berke, respected academic advisor to The Good Food Institute, talks about clean meat and the future of our food supply.The Good Food Institute is a non-profit organization primarily focused on easing the necessary transition from…
Dr. Suzanne Saffie-Siebert, CEO & Founder of Good Science Beauty – How Technology is Pushing Beauty and Skincare Products to a Higher Level of Effectiveness
Oct 19, 2018 • 24 min
Skin, many of us don’t give it much thought, but just like the heart and lungs, skin is an important organ too. In fact, our skin has seven layers of ectodermal tissue and it protects our underlying bones, and muscles, as well as all those important…
Food Fast – Kurt Schmidinger, Founder, Future Food – A Possible End to Traditional Meats? The Acceleration Toward a Clean Meat & Plant-based Diet
Oct 18, 2018 • 31 min
Kurt Schmidinger, founder of Future Food, an internet-oriented initiative based out of Austria takes us on a lively discussion of the foods we eat and the future of our diets. Future Food’s mission is largely comprised of distributing information about…
Aging Answers – Richard Farragher – University of Brighton Professor of Biogerontology – What is Aging? Understanding the Process, and the Possible Ways to Improve the Quality of Life As We Age
Oct 18, 2018 • 28 min
Richard Farragher, professor of biogerontology at the University of Brighton, delivers an interesting overview on the process of aging, and why it is important to understand it in order to improve the quality of life in our later years.As Chair of the…
Clean Meat – Vitor Santo – Senior Scientist at JUST, a Sustainable Foods Company – Developing Healthy, Ethical Alternatives for Protein
Oct 18, 2018 • 25 min
Vitor Santo thinks about what you eat; in fact you might just say he is obsessed with it. Santo, senior scientist at JUST (justforall.com), delivers an informative overview of the benefits of sustainable foods.Santo talks about the exciting things they…
The Biology Fix – Alex Savtchenko, Sanford Consortium for Regenerative Medicine, UC San Diego – The Remarkable Power of Graphene and Its Many Uses
Oct 18, 2018 • 26 min
Alex Savtchenko is a researcher’s researcher—he never stops digging for answers. As a noted research scientist at the Sanford Consortium for Regenerative Medicine at the University of California, San Diego, Savtchenko tests theories and works to find ways…
Advancing Biology – Arvind Gupta, Managing Director and Founder of IndieBio – Solving Real World Problems with Technology Driven Biology
Oct 18, 2018 • 19 min
Arvind Gupta, managing director and founder of IndieBio (indiebio.co), delivers an interesting overview of the important connection between biology and technology.Gupta knows his way around multiple industries and has worked in genetic engineering as well…
Gus van der Feltz – The Institute of Vertical Farming – High-Tech Farming for an Urbanizing World
Oct 18, 2018 • 27 min
Vertical farming is a practice that involves the cultivation of crops on multiple levels in a fully enclosed environment equipped with optimal artificial lighting and an optimal atmosphere. The results? Fresher, better, and healthier crops that are grown…
3D for Life – Lorenzo Moroni, Biofabrication Expert and Professor of Regenerative Medicine – The Future of Bioprinting
Oct 18, 2018 • 23 min
Technology is changing the world; there is no denying that, and now it is changing not only the world around us but also what’s inside us (when we need it to). Biofabrication will meet 3D bioprinting and will produce advances in medicine that will be so…
Mind Control – Dr. Christoph Guger, CEO and President, g • tec (gtec.at) – How Groundbreaking Brain-Computer Interface Technology is Upending Everything We Thought We Knew About Brainwaves
Oct 18, 2018 • 29 min
While we might not yet be able to levitate objects by simply using our brainwaves, the rigorous study of brainwaves has certainly led to some astounding developments. Dr. Christoph Guger, CEO and President of g•tec (gtec.at), a medical engineering product…
Dangerous Diagnosis Dr. David Benrimoh CEO & CMO, Aifred Health – How Machine Learning Technology Can Assist in Making Accurate Mental Health Diagnoses Faster
Oct 18, 2018 • 28 min
Dr. David Benrimoh, CEO and CMO of Aifred Health (aifred health.com), a mental health AI company, provides an interesting overview of the complexities within the mental health branch of medicine and the challenge to improve mental health diagnoses. Dr.…
God Cells – Perry Marshall, Engineer, Author of Evolution 2.0 – Underestimating Nature: The Ideological Divide in Scientific Cellular Theory
Oct 18, 2018 • 44 min
Perry Marshall, noted science author of Evolution 2.0, and electrical engineer by trade, leads us on an interesting journey through the science and theory of life itself.Marshall states that we are only just beginning to grasp the natural genetic…
Brian Feth & James Lim, Founders – Xcellbio
Oct 18, 2018 • 23 min
Xcellbio has developed a proprietary cell control system for use in research, drug development and regenerative medicine. The founders discuss their work in the control of tumor cells, stem cells, and immune cells.Xcellbio’s main focus is the growth of…
The Kindness of Robots – Dr. Cory Kidd, Founder, CEO, Catalia Health – How Robots with Sophisticated AI Are Helping Patients Take Better Care of Themselves
Oct 18, 2018 • 22 min
Dr. Cory Kidd is the founder and CEO of Catalia Health. Dr. Kidd has been working in healthcare technology for nearly two decades. The focus of his work has been applying innovative technologies towards solving large-scale healthcare challenges. His…
King Ketone – Dominic D’Agostino, PhD, Associate Professor, University of South Florida – The Impressive Power of Ketones and How Our Diets Hold the Key to Improved Cognition, Increased Energy, Weight Control, and Disease Treatment
Oct 18, 2018 • 50 min
Dominic D’Agostino, PhD, is an associate professor at the University of South Florida’s Morsani College of Medicine, as well as the Department of Molecular Pharmacology and Physiology. D’Agostino’s focus of teaching is quite diverse as he educates in the…
Sara Bird uBiome Easy-To-Use Kits for Understanding Your Microbiome and Improving Your Health
Oct 18, 2018 • 23 min
Looking to deepen your understanding of the human microbiome or understand how it could be affecting your overall health? Dealing with a chronic gut issue such as IBD or ulcerative colitis? Trying to manage a gluten or lactose sensitivity? uBiome is a…
Ann Louise Gittleman – Author, Radical Metabolism, Noted Expert On Diet And Weight Loss
Oct 18, 2018 • 24 min
Ann Louise Gittleman is a New York Times best-selling author and noted expert on weight loss, diet, and detoxification. Her celebrated book, Radical Metabolism: A Powerful New Plan to Blast Fat and Reignite Your Energy in Just 21 Days is widely considered…