Scientific Sense ®

Scientific Sense ®

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Scientific Sense ® is a daily podcast focused on Science and Economics. We talk with the world’s leading academics about their research and emerging ideas in a variety of domains. The conversation is unstructured and unscripted. The host, Gill Eapen, has over 30 years of experience in various areas in Economics, Science, Technology, and Business. Decision Options ®, the firm he founded in 2001, is a leader in AI applications for decisionmaking. Mr. Eapen is the author of two textbooks and a paperback. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/scientificsense/support


Prof. Michael Miller, Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine at the University of Maryland School of Medicine.
Sep 17 • 48 min
COVID and long term negative effects on the heart, POTS, Takotsubo Syndrome, Chronic Myocarditis, and other Myocardial injuries, and the need to prevent disease by individual actions to reduce long term disease burden. Prof. Michael Miller is a Professor…
Dr. Dipayan Ghosh, Co-Director of the Digital Platforms and Democracy Project at the Harvard Kennedy School
Sep 16 • 61 min
Are social media and search companies natural monopolies?, Increasing competition on the Internet, Machine bais in the commercialization of decision-making, Digital deceit, and precision propaganda, and Terms of Disservice: How Silicon Valley is…
Prof Joel Mokyr, Professor of Economics and History at Northwestern University
Sep 15 • 61 min
Attitudes, Aptitudes, and the Roots of the Great Enrichment: How Attitudes (cultural beliefs) and aptitudes (technical competence) played central roles in the British Industrial Revolution and the origins of modern growth Prof Joel Mokyr is a Professor of…
Prof. Aaron Striegel, Professor of Computer Science and Engineering at the University of Notre Dame
Sep 14 • 54 min
The Tesserae Project: Large-Scale, Longitudinal, In Situ, Multimodal Sensing of Information Workers, Face-to-Face Proximity Estimation Using Bluetooth On Smartphones, and the Interplay Between Individuals’ Evolving Interaction Patterns and Traits in…
Prof. Martin Eichenbaum, Professor of Economics at Northwestern University
Sep 12 • 66 min
Bridging the Covid-19 recession, Rethinking monetary and fiscal policy In an era Of low-Interest rates, Monetary policy effect on refinancing Prof. Martin Eichenbaum is a professor of economics at Northwestern University and the co-director of the Center…
Prof. Peter Muennig, Professor of Health Policy and Management at Columbia University
Sep 11 • 60 min
Is Medicaid worth the cost?, Universal health coverage in China, Precision population health management, Urbanicity, and hypertension, Earned Income Tax Credit and health effects, Psychological implications of the pandemic, and Health and economic…
Prof. Douglas Comer, Professor of Computer Science at Purdue University
Sep 10 • 59 min
The cloud: to come the full circle of computing, DcNet: A Data Center Network Architecture that supports live VM migration, and towards disaggregating the Software-defined networking (SDN) Control Plane. Prof. Douglas Comer is a Professor of Computer…
Prof. Jeremi Suri, Chair for Leadership in Global Affairs at The University of Texas at Austin
Sep 9 • 51 min
The cost of victory in WWII, The fiction of American Century, Nixon and Brezhnev, Revisiting Roosevelt: How presidential empathy can improve politics, and Why the presidency is too big to succeed, and how it could be fixed. Prof. Jeremi Suri is the Chair…
Prof. Burkhard Schafer, Chair of Computational Legal Theory at the University of Edinburgh
Sep 8 • 62 min
Legal AI, creative informatics, and the quest for executable justice, A new approach to visualizing legal argumentation, Copyright and the law and ethics of machine co-production., Technology and the future of inheritance law. Prof. Burkhard Schafer is…
Prof. Norman Garrick, Professor of Civil Engineering at the University of Connecticut
Sep 6 • 43 min
Traffic fatality rate: Why US is the worst among developed countries, Zurich: Where people are welcome and cars are not, The broken algorithm that poisoned American transportation, and Burying past planning mistakes in American cities. Prof. Norman…
Prof. Art Markman, Professor of Psychology, and Marketing at the University of Texas at Austin
Sep 5 • 65 min
Impulsive choice-making, Probability matching decisions, Structural comparisons in consumer choice, Naturalistic and Lab-based decision-making, and Strategies for Economic Development Outside of Urban Corridors Prof. Art Markman, who is a Professor of…
Prof. Clair Brown, Professor of Economics at UC Berkeley
Sep 4 • 61 min
A Policy Index to Create a Sustainable, Shared-Prosperity Economy, and Buddhist Economics: an enlightened approach to the dismal science Prof. Clair Brown is a Professor of Economics at UC Berkeley. Clair has published research on many aspects of…
Prof. Carol Gould, Professor of Philosophy at Florida Atlantic University
Sep 3 • 72 min
Towards a Theory of the Aesthetic Properties of Persons, Glamour as an Aesthetic Property of Persons, Objective Beauty, and Psychoanalysis, Imagination, and Imaginative Resistance Prof. Carol Gould is a Professor of Philosophy at Florida Atlantic…
Prof. Brooks Holtom, Professor of Management at Georgetown University
Sep 2 • 50 min
A blueprint for change in Management Education, Turnover and Retention Research, and Better ways to predict who is going to quit. Prof. Brooks Holtom is a Professor of Management at Georgetown University. His research focuses on how organizations acquire,…
Prof. George Markowsky, Professor of Computer Science at the Missouri University of Science and Technology
Sep 1 • 61 min
Crowdsourcing and homeland security, Top-level domain interceptor, The difficulty of defining metrics and Arrow’s theorem, and modeling and battling COVID-19 Prof. George Markowsky is a Professor and former Chair of Computer Science at the Missouri…
Prof. Jeanne Milliken Bonds, Professor of the Practice, Impact Investment, and Sustainable Finance at the Kenan-Flagler Business School at the University of North Carolina
Aug 31 • 44 min
Whole Community Health, Pilot project by Kenan Charitable Trust in two North Carolina counties - 6 interconnected pillars of opportunity: Economic stability, Education, Healthy food, High-quality healthcare, Social integration, and safe physical…
Prof. Eswaran Subrahmanian, Research Professor in the Engineering Research Accelerator and the Department of Engineering and Public Policy at Carnegie Mellon University
Aug 30 • 60 min
Design Theory: A foundation of a new paradigm for design science and engineering, Shared Memory in Design: A Unifying Theme for Research and Practice, Dialogues, Diversity, and Design Prof. Eswaran Subrahmanian is a Research Professor in the Engineering…
Dr. Charles Harry, Associate Research Professor in the School of Public Policy at the University of Maryland
Aug 29 • 45 min
Human and technical cyber risks, Prioritizing strategic risks, Effect-centric approach to risk in nuclear power plants, A systems approach to quantifying and managing risk in critical infrastructure. Dr. Charles Harry who is the director of operations at…
Prof. Regina Herzlinger, Professor at Harvard Business School
Aug 28 • 56 min
The scale of the healthcare problem, A suggestion for a bipartisan solution, Innovating in Healthcare, and the SEC for the healthcare system Prof. Regina Herzlinger is a professor at Harvard Business School. She is the first woman to be tenured and…
Prof Michael Barnett, Professor of Management and Global Business at Rutgers Business School
Aug 27 • 47 min
The Rise and Stall of stakeholder influence: How the digital age limits social control and Designing CSR Initiatives for Greater Social Impact Prof Michael L. Barnett is Professor of Management & Global Business at Rutgers Business School and Academic…
Prof. Diana Thomas, Professor of mathematical sciences at the United States Military Academy at West Point
Aug 26 • 44 min
Weighing the evidence from clinical trials and faulty belief systems in obesity control, errors in self-reporting of energy balance, dynamic model for predicting obesity, machine learning to predict injuries in combat training, the Vitruvian Man (Woman),…
Prof. Paul Fedak, Head Department of Cardiac Sciences at the Cumming School of Medicine, University of Calgary
Aug 25 • 52 min
Healing an injured heart, immune cells to prevent detrimental repair caused by excessive fibrosis, acellular bioscaffolds to promote functional tissue repair, Kryptonite Bone Cement to prevent sternal displacement, ROI for surgeon-scientists, precision…
Dr. Antonio Lieto, Researcher in Artificial Intelligence and Cognitive Science at the University of Turin
Aug 24 • 59 min
Artificial Intelligence with human-like reasoning, commonsense reasoning, computational creativity, conceptual representation and categorization, integration of typicality, probability and cognitive heuristics, combinatorial and transformational…
Prof. James K. Bashkin, Dr. R. Fredrik Inglis, and Dr. Jeff Smith of the University of Missouri- St. Louis
Aug 23 • 65 min
Origin, evolution, and transmission of viruses, the arrival of COVID vaccines and drugs, managing a pandemic - what can be done next time? Group Chat: Prof. James K. Bashkin, Professor of Chemistry & Biochemistry, University of Missouri- St. Louis Dr. R.…
Mr. Frank Van Gansbeke, Professor of Practice At Middlebury College
Aug 22 • 55 min
Climate change and finance, monetary authority and natural capital, the discount premium for Carbon footprint, digital currencies, and what the Fed could do to get it right? Frank Van Gansbeke is a Professor of Practice At Middlebury College. Frank has…
Prof Kit Parker, Professor of Bioengineering and Applied Physics at Harvard University
Aug 21 • 56 min
Nanofiber innovation for wound healing and heat resistance, Lab-grown meat, Human pancreas, brain, and heart on a chip, and STEM-based education as a necessary tool to counteract future shocks. Prof Kit Parker is a Professor of Bioengineering and Applied…
Prof. Ole Isacson, Professor of Neurology and Neuroscience at Harvard Medical School and Mass General Hospital
Aug 20 • 41 min
Novel mechanisms in Neurodegenerative diseases such as Parkinson’s, Lipid abnormalities, Cytokine storm, and inflammation, Spanish Flu and COVID similarities, and possible long term effects. Prof. Ole Isacson works on basic and clinical research to…
Prof. Jay Swaminathan, Professor of Operations at the Kenan-Flagler Business School at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Aug 19 • 51 min
Supplier diversity and Carbon footprint, Customer learning in Call centers, Net-metering and utility profits, Blockchain to prevent counterfeiting, and strategic effects of COVID shock on global supply chains. Prof. Jay Swaminathan is the Professor of…
Prof. Elizabeth Krupinski, Professor and Vice-Chair of Research at Emory University
Aug 18 • 51 min
Telehealth in primary care and specialties, Home-health technologies aiding telehealth, AI-assisted mammographic examinations, Patient photos aiding detection accuracy, Effects of fatigue on radiology residents, and Optimizing ergonomics for breast…
Prof. Raghuram Iyengar, Professor of Marketing at the Wharton School
Aug 17 • 49 min
Effect of subscription programs, price promotions and churn prevention programs on firm profitability, finding nonobvious Key Opinion Leaders to accelerate product diffusion, and oral and written communications - how the medium shapes the message. Prof.…
Dr. David Vequist, Founder and Director of the Center for Medical Tourism Research (CMTR)
Aug 16 • 59 min
Medical & health tourism - modalities, and trends, service quality expectations, bundled contracting between employers and providers, and effects of the pandemic on the industry Dr. David Vequist is the founder and Director of the Center for Medical…
Prof. Peter Rogan, Professor of Genome Bioinformatics at the University of Western Ontario
Aug 14 • 64 min
COVID - Identifying hotspots, mRNA splicing mutations, the proposed molecular mechanism for severe infections, and possible vaccines, and therapies Prof. Peter Rogan is a professor of Genome Bioinformatics at the University of Western Ontario. His lab…
Mr. Lofred Madzou, Project Lead for AI at the World Economic Forum
Aug 12 • 46 min
The Fourth Industrial Revolution, Artificial Intelligence driving the next revolution, Regulatory policy frameworks and pilot projects for policy for AI Mr. Lofred Madzou is a Project Lead for AI at the World Economic Forum, where he is responsible for…
Dr. William H. Frey II, Senior Research Director of the Center for Memory & Aging at the HealthPartners Neuroscience Center
Aug 11 • 49 min
Intranasal delivery of agents to the brain, Adult stems cells and Insulin for treatment of brain injury and degenerative diseases, Possible effects of COVID-19 on the brain, long term complications, and policy choices. Dr. William H. Frey II is a Senior…
Dr. Ralph Chami, Assistant Director, Institute for Capacity Development, the International Monetary Fund
Aug 10 • 57 min
Remittances, the good, the bad, and the ugly, COVID, a systemic shock with significant negative effects on fragile countries and regions, What is a Whale worth and how can we keep it? Dr. Ralph Chami is Assistant Director, Institute for Capacity…
Prof. Ben Albensi, Professor of pharmacology & therapeutics at the University of Manitoba
Aug 7 • 44 min
Neuroprotective and neurotoxic effects of Nuclear Factor kappa B ( NF-kB), Alzheimer’s disease, Economic burden of dementia, Brain region and sex-specific alterations in mitochondrial function, Epigenetics and dietary impacts on spatial memory and brain…
Dr. Allyson Ettinger, Assistant professor in the Department of Linguistics at the University of Chicago
Aug 6 • 58 min
Brain waves and Natural Language Processing, N400 amplitude and vector space model behavior, Contextual embeddings in words, Composition in Sentence Vector Representations, and BERT, what it is Not. Dr. Allyson Ettinger is a computational linguist and an…
Prof. Krishnanand Maillacheruvu, Professor of Civil Engineering and Construction at Bradley University
Aug 5 • 57 min
Rejuvenation of Rivers and Lakes in India, Policy in environmental choices, Cost externalization, Decentralized and small-scale wastewater treatment, nutrient removal from wastewater, and jumpstarting entrepreneurship through MarketPlaceLiteracy. Prof.…
Prof. Gerry Leisman, Professor of Neuro and Rehabilitation Sciences at the University of Haifa, Israel
Aug 4 • 54 min
Neurological development of the young brain, The importance of educational process, content, and environment, Left/Right brain specialization, Language, and Mathematics processing in the brain. Prof. Gerry Leisman is Professor of Neuro and Rehabilitation…
Prof. Martin Kulldorff, Professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School
Aug 2 • 39 min
Early detection of localized COVID/disease outbreaks, Age as the dominant consideration in COVID intervention strategy, and vaccine/drug surveillance strategies. Prof. Martin Kulldorff is a professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School. He is an expert…
Prof. Sean Smith, Professor of computational nanomaterials science and technology at the Australian National University and Director of Australia’s national supercomputing facility
Jul 31 • 41 min
Computational Materials Sciences, Atomic-Scale Discoveries with Machine Learning, Hydrogen for storage and transport of energy, Hydrogen as the new natural gas. Prof Sean Smith is a Professor of computational nanomaterials science and technology at the…
Dr. Pascal Paschos, Computational Scientist at the University of Chicago
Jul 30 • 42 min
Open Science Grid, Distributed Computing, Midscale collaborations, South Pole Telescope, ENZO: Adaptive mesh code for Astrophysics, Hydrodynamic simulations, and Fraud Detection. Dr. Pascal Paschos is a computational scientist at the University of Chicago…
Prof. Christophe Faugère, Professor of Finance at the Kedge Business School, France
Jul 29 • 60 min
Asset pricing methodology confusion, Required Yield Theory (RYT), Connectalism, Mindfulness, and Compassion in Finance Prof. Christophe Faugère is a professor of finance at the Kedge Business School in France. He is the co-inventor of the “Required Yield…
Prof. Orly Sade, Chair in Business Administration and Associate Professor of Finance, Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
Jul 28 • 46 min
Personal finance decisions, AI-based behavioral finance interventions, Robo-advising, Framing advisory fees, Funding biases and crowdfunding Prof. Orly Sade is the Chair in Business Administration and an Associate Professor of Finance at the Department of…
Prof Amiyatosh Purnanandam, Professor of finance at the Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan
Jul 27 • 49 min
Mortgage securitization, Measuring Bank Risk, Taxpayer returns from Bailouts, Dividends during a pandemic, and the principal-agent problem in structuring contracts with banks for bailouts. Prof Amiyatosh Purnanandam is professor finance at the Ross School…
Prof. William Baker, Professor and Journalist-in-Residence at Fordham University in NY.
Jul 25 • 48 min
Demystifying the Business of Performing Arts, “Sacred,” the movie, Learning from Germany on public media, and Organizations for people that succeed. Prof. William Baker is a Professor and Journalist-in-Residence at Fordham University in NY. He is also a…
Prof Brian Wandell, Professor and Director of the Center for Cognitive and Neurobiological Imaging at Stanford University.
Jul 24 • 52 min
Cognitive and Neurobiological Imaging, Human Connectome Project for disordered emotional states, Imaging systems for oral cancer screening, and Better camera designs for convolutional neural networks using synthetic images Prof Brian A. Wandell is a…
Dr. Rouben Indjikian, adjunct professor of energy, and international economics at Webster University in Geneva, Switzerland.
Jul 23 • 44 min
History of oil prices and possible future paths Dr. Rouben Indjikian, an adjunct professor of energy, commodities, trade finance, digital economy, and international economics at Webster University in Geneva, Switzerland. Dr. Indjikian had a distinguished…
Prof. Fernando Muzzio, Professor of Chemical and Biochemical Engineering at Rutgers University
Jul 22 • 43 min
Supply chain risk in pharmaceutical manufacturing and the advantages of continuous manufacturing Prof. Fernando Muzzio is a Professor of Chemical and Biochemical Engineering at Rutgers University and the Director of the NSF Engineering Research Center in…
Prof. Dale Rogers, Professor of Business at Arizona State University
Jul 21 • 49 min
Logistics Manager’s Index as a leading indicator of economic activity, Supply Chain Financing, and Effects of COVID on the global supply chain Prof. Dale Rogers is a Professor of Business at Arizona State University. He is also the Director of the…
Prof. Azra Raza, Professor of Medicine and Director of the MDS Center at Columbia University
Jul 20 • 46 min
Cancer - why have we failed, and how can we get better? The quest to find and destroy the first cell to minimize human strife. Prof. Azra Raza is a Professor of Medicine and Director of the MDS (Myelodysplastic Syndrome) Center at Columbia University. She…
Dr. Omar Al-Ubaydli, Director of Research at Derasat, a think tank in the Kingdom of Bahrain
Jul 19 • 46 min
Reasons for the science-policy disconnect, statistical inference, threats to scalability, publication bias, and speculation on global economic effects of COVID. Dr. Omar Al-Ubaydli is the Director of Research at Derasat, a think tank in the Kingdom of…
Dr. Zeke Hernandez, Max and Bernice Garchik Family Presidential Associate Professor at the Wharton Business School
Jul 18 • 46 min
Effects of Immigrants on Firms’ Foreign Location Choice and Performance and Immigrant Entrepreneurs as Pathways to Foreign VC Investments Dr. Zeke Hernandez is the Max and Bernice Garchik Family Presidential Associate Professor at the Wharton Business…
Prof. Robert Murphy, Professor of Computational Biology, Biomedical Engineering, and Machine Learning at Carnegie Mellon University
Jul 17 • 47 min
Artificial Intelligence, Automated Science, Self-driving Scientific Experimentation, Active Learning, High Throughput Screening, R&D optimization Prof. Robert Murphy is a Professor of Computational Biology, Biological Sciences, Biomedical Engineering, and…
Prof. Anees Chagpar, Professor in the Department of Surgery at Yale School of Medicine
Jul 16 • 46 min
Causes of Cancer, Healthcare access, Breast Cancer, Emerging Techniques in Breast Cancer Surgery, SHAVE trial Prof. Anees Chagpar is a Professor in the Department of Surgery at Yale School of Medicine. She is a well-known breast surgical oncologist who…
Prof. M. V. Lee Badgett, Professor of economics and co-director of the Center for Employment Equity at the University of Massachusetts Amherst
Jul 15 • 40 min
The economic impact of LGBT rights in firms and countries, policy trends, wage gaps and reasons for optimism Prof. M. V. Lee Badgett is a professor of economics and co-director of the Center for Employment Equity at the University of Massachusetts…
Prof. Rory Cooper, Professor of Rehabilitation Science and Technology, and Orthopedic Surgery at the University of Pittsburgh
Jul 14 • 37 min
Computer Assisted Mobility, Intelligent Wheelchair design, Human/Machine interactions, and Human Engineering Research Laboratories. Prof. Rory Cooper holds several positions including Associate Dean for Inclusion and Paralyzed Veterans of America,…
Prof. James Bashkin, Professor of Chemistry and Bio-Chemistry at the University of Missouri, St.Louis.
Jul 11 • 45 min
Cheaper and faster sterilization of PPE, HPV eliminating antiviral and anticancer agents, Modulating DNA with polyamides, Green Chemistry Prof. James Bashkin is a Professor of Chemistry and Bio-Chemistry at the University of Missouri, St.Louis. Prior to…
Prof. Liran Carmel, Professor of Computational Biology at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem in Israel
Jul 9 • 43 min
Human evolution, Out of Africa migrations, Neanderthals and Denisovans, DNA methylation effects on the body parts, Gene organizer, Epigenetics in assessing ancient environments and behavior of humans. Prof. Liran Carmel is a professor of computational…
Mr. Joel Peterson, recently retired Chairman of JetBlue Airways, former Chairman of The Hoover Institution, and the Founder of Peterson Partners
Jul 7 • 43 min
Trust as an operating system, Entrepreneurship, Leadership, Types of leaders, Entrepreneurial leadership, Creating successful companies and Startups Joel Peterson is the 12-year Chairman of JetBlue Airways, retiring in May 2020, former Chairman of The…
Prof. Eleftherios Mylonakis, Professor of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology at Brown University
Jul 6 • 54 min
Antimicrobial research, surrogate invertebrate hosts, in vivo high throughput screening, methicillin-resistant MRSA, colonization, and the need for fast and accurate diagnostics. Prof. Eleftherios Mylonakis is a Professor of Infectious Diseases at Brown…
Prof. Brian Keating, Professor of Physics at the Center for Astrophysics & Space Sciences at the University of California, San Diego
Jul 4 • 59 min
Background Imaging of Cosmic Extragalactic Polarization, Simons Observatory, Origins of the Universe, Hubble constant discrepancy, Multiverse Prof. Brian Keating is a Professor of Physics at the Center for Astrophysics & Space Sciences at the University…
Prof. Bart Selman, Professor of Computer Science at Cornell University
Jul 2 • 52 min
Artificial Intelligence, Artificial General Intelligence, Non-human intelligence, Machine Reasoning, Policy, and the AI future of society Prof Bart Selman is a Professor of Computer Science at Cornell University. He is the incoming President of the…
Mr. Jim Jordan, Distinguished Service Professor of Healthcare & Biotechnology Management at Carnegie Mellon University
Jul 1 • 44 min
The start-up ecosystem in life sciences, Stakeholders in a start-up, Basic v/s translational research, and health systems Mr. Jim Jordan is the President of the Pittsburgh Life Sciences Greenhouse and the Managing Director of the Accelerator Funds. Jim…
Prof. Anup Malani, Professor at the University of Chicago Law School & Medical School
Jun 30 • 60 min
Adaptive control for COVID-19 in India, A field experiment for health insurance in India, the evolution of influenza with vaccination Prof Anup Malani is a Professor at the University of Chicago Law School and a Professor at the Pritzker School of…
Prof. Steve Greenbaum, Professor of Physics at Hunter College in the City University of New York
Jun 27 • 39 min
Battery technologies, species of electrolytes, materials science innovation, the safety of products, and the need for inclusion in education Prof. Steve Greenbaum is a Professor of Physics at Hunter College in the City University of New York and a Fellow…
Prof. Kenneth Kaitin, Professor of Public Health and Medicine at Tufts School of Medicine
Jun 26 • 48 min
Pharmaceutical R&D trends and costs, Value chain paradigms, Basic v/s translational research, Investment needs, and COVID 19 Prof. Kenneth Kaitin is a professor of Public Health and Medicine at Tufts School of Medicine and the Director of the Tufts Center…
Prof. Robert Bird, Professor of Business Law and the Chair in Business Ethics at the University of Connecticut
Jun 25 • 39 min
Future of business law, Corporate legal strategy, Turning compliance into a competitive advantage Prof. Robert Bird is a Professor of Business Law and the Chair in Business Ethics at the University of Connecticut. Robert’s wide-ranging research focuses on…
Prof. David Ikenberry, Professor of Finance at the University of Colorado
Jun 24 • 58 min
Investment-q paradox, persistent investment decline, Tobin’s q decomposition, asset utilization as a driver of investment rate, and failure of common explanations. Prof. David Ikenberry was the Chair of Finance at the University of Illinois at…
Prof. George Perry, Professor of Biology and Chemistry at The University of Texas at San Antonio
Jun 23 • 43 min
Alzheimer’s disease, oxidative stress, mitochondria abnormalities, diagnostics, amyloid-beta plaques, aging Prof. George Perry is a Professor of Biology and Chemistry at The University of Texas at San Antonio. Prof Perry is recognized in the field of…
Prof. Richard Mammone, Professor of engineering and business at Rutgers University.
Jun 19 • 52 min
Artificial Intelligence, Breast cancer diagnostics, Teleradiology, Social return to technology commercialization Prof. Richard Mammone, a professor of engineering and business at Rutgers University. He is a fellow of the National Academy of Inventors,…
Prof. Marion Nestle, Professor Emerita of Nutrition, Food Studies, and Public Health, at New York University
Jun 18 • 31 min
Food, Nutrition, Obesity, supply chains, food security Marion Nestle is a Professor of Nutrition, Food Studies, and Public Health, at New York University. She is also a Visiting Professor of Nutritional Sciences at Cornell. Her research and writing…
Professor Stanley Litow of Columbia and Duke University
Jun 17 • 39 min
Public-private partnerships, education systems, ethics and leadership Dr. Stanley Litow is a Professor at Columbia and Duke University, and serve as Innovator in Residence at Duke. He is a speaker, writer and subject matter expert on Education and…
Prof. Stephen Hinshaw, Professor of Psychology at the University of California, Berkeley and Professor of Psychiatry at UCSF
Jun 16 • 55 min
Mental illnesses, stigma, ADHD, design of education, Berkeley girls longitudinal study Professor Stephen Hinshaw is a Professor of Psychology at the University of California, Berkeley, and Professor of Psychiatry at UCSF. His work focuses on developmental…
Dr. Sara Abiola, Assistant Professor of Health Policy & Management at the Columbia Mailman School of Public Health
Jun 15 • 42 min
Hunger in America, SNAP/Food Stamps, SSTAR Act, Obesity, Decision-making Dr. Sara Abiola is an assistant professor of health policy & management at the Columbia Mailman School of Public Health and co-director of the Better Health Systems Lab that analyzes…
Dr. John S. Lyons, Professor of Health Management and Policy at the University of Kentucky
Jun 14 • 50 min
Population health, Transformational Collaborative Outcomes Management (TCOM). Dr. John S. Lyons is a Professor of Health Management and Policy and the Director of the Center of Innovation in Population Health at the University of Kentucky. After receiving…
Prof. Mehdi Anwar, Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Connecticut
Jun 13 • 43 min
Memristors, Neuromorphic Computing, Mysteries of the brain and the future of Computing Dr. Mehdi Anwar is a Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Connecticut. As a Jefferson Science Fellow, he served as Special Adviser for…
Prof. Bruce Mizarch, Professor of Economics at Rutgers University
Jun 12 • 35 min
Microstructures of financial markets, order routing, high-frequency trading, oil prices ….. Prof. Bruce Mizrach is a professor in the Department of Economics at Rutgers University. He has held appointments at Boston College, the Wharton School, the…
Dr. Scott Friedman, the Dean for Therapeutic Discovery at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Jun 11 • 36 min
Causes of chronic liver diseases, emerging treatments, COVID-19 Dr. Scott Friedman is the Dean for Therapeutic Discovery and Chief of the Division of Liver Diseases, at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. He has performed pioneering research into…
Prof. Jeffrey Townsend of Yale School of Public Health and Yale University
Jun 9 • 55 min
Evolution of cancer, plague, pandemics, COVID, policymaking under uncertainty Jeffrey Townsend is the Elihu Professor of Biostatistics and Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at the Yale School of Public Health and Yale University. He is an experimentalist…
Prof. Warren Powell of Operations Research and Financial Engineering at Princeton University
Jun 6 • 46 min
Decisions under uncertainty, shocks, supply chains, and autonomous vehicles Prof Warren Powell taught at Princeton for almost 40 years, where he was drawn to the opportunity of bringing advanced analytics to the trucking industry which introduced him to…
Prof. Julia Lane, Professor at NYU Wagner Graduate School of Public Service
Jun 3 • 41 min
Democratizing our data - A manifesto. Improving the design of metrics, collection of data, analysis and decision-making at the federal level Prof. Julia Lane is a Professor at the New York University Wagner Graduate School of Public Service and an NYU…
Dr. Ian Williams, author, sculptor and biochemist.
May 30 • 62 min
Humans, bacteria, intelligence, consciousness, life and everything else Ian Williams was born in England in 1954. He trained as a biochemist at the Universities of Bristol and Oxford and received an MFA from Bennington College in Vermont. He worked for…
Dr.Pierre Etienne, co-Director of the Alzheimer’s disease prevention program at McGill University
May 24 • 55 min
COVID-19, clinical trial processes, pharmaceutical R&D, vaccine development, use of preventative medications, Alzheimer’s disease, PTSD After obtaining his medical degree in Belgium in 1972, Pierre Etienne moved to McGill University, where he did…