This podcast series brings forth recent breakthroughs in biomedical research, their importance to society, and scientific discoveries on the brink of clinical application.

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This podcast series brings forth recent breakthroughs in biomedical research, their importance to society, and scientific discoveries on the brink of clinical application.
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2018-11-14 18:01
last episode published
2018-07-11 16:54
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Cancer Immunotherapies

From Magic Bullets to Super T Cells: Immunotherapy encompasses multiple approaches, including harnessing or enhancing immune cells, hormones, and other weapons of the immune system to destroy tumor cells, as well as releasing the brakes on the immune r...
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Liquid Biopsies: A New Way to Diagnose, Understand & Track Cancer

Liquid Biopsy is a new technology developed to advance cancer treatment. By using this innovative approach, physicians can enhance their ability to track cancer progression and to create highly individualized treatment plans for specific types of cance...
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Secrets of the Human Brain Revealed: Development, Disease & the Zika Virus

Transmission of the Zika virus throughout South and Central America has become a rising global public health threat. Spread mainly through infected mosquitoes, this virus poses substantial health risks because it can be passed from a pregnant women to ...
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3D Bioprinting: A New Dimension in Tissue Engineering

In 1984, Charles Hull patented a process he called “stereolithography.” Now called three-dimensional (3D) printing, this technology has been used to manufacture rocket engines, custom-fit athletic shoes, and other 3D printers. The medical field also ha...
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Regenerative Medicine: Advances from the Convergence of Biology& Engineering

Throughout history, medical experts have dreamed of healing untreatable wounds, replacing a disfiguring scar with healthy skin, growing replacement lungs in the laboratory, and replacing a leg lost to injury or disease. Today, regenerative medicine has...
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Vaccines: Essential Weapons in the Fight Against Disease

Just a generation ago, one out of five children in the United States died before reaching adulthood.  Repeated epidemics swept through the world, killing as many as one-quarter of the population. Today, that frightening world no longer exists because o...
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Spying on Cancer with PET Scans

The ability to peer inside the body non-invasively has revolutionized modern medicine. With positron emission tomography (PET), physicians can not only look at the body’s internal structures, but can see the metabolic signs of disease.
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Organs-on-a-chip: The Future of Drug Development and Study of Disease

Imagine if, before you ever took a drug, doctors could predict which drug would work best for you, because they already had information on how organs in your body were likely to respond. Organs-on-a-chip research is bringing that day closer. This emerg...
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Optogenetics: Illuminating the Brain

Imagine being able to treat and control debilitating neurological disorders with a flash of light! The emerging field of optogenetics represents a promising new approach to the eventual understanding and treatment of a number of devastating neurologica...
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Conquering Pain and Infection with Drugs from Nature's Medicine Cabinet

Seventy percent of our drugs for pain and infection are either derived from or inspired by natural products of rainforests and other ecosystems. These medicinal compounds have dramatically improved quality of life and significantly extended the human l...
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Conquering Cancer with Drugs from Nature's Medicine Cabinet

Despite a four-decade “war on cancer,” this year, 1.5 million Americans will be diagnosed with a form of this broad group of diseases, and a half million will die as a result. Beginning in the late 1930’s - early 1940’s, researchers were inspired by th...
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The Human Microbiome: Your Own Personal Ecosystem

For more than three hundred years, scientists have observed, identified, and implicated individual microorganisms in specific diseases. More recently, with a convergence of scientific disciplines, an explosion in technical capabilities and revolutionar...
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CRISPR/Cas Gene Editing: Borrowing Tools from Bacteria

CRISPR/CAS GENE EDITING has been called the biggest biotechnology  discovery of the century, even though the 21st century is less than two  decades old. Laboratories around the world have adopted this technique  to edit genes simply, quickly, and inexp...
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