Friday, August 31, 2018

Tom Perski and IrisVision VR Technology Headset On September 2 Show

IrisVision (Pleasanton, CA)

Tom Perski discusses IrisVision, which is a virtual reality headset system that uses a smartphone to present clear and magnified images to those with visual impairment.

9/2/2018 Podcast (Click Image Below)

Friday, August 24, 2018

Dr. Dong Feng Chen and Dr. Julia Haller On August 26 Show

Dr. Dong Feng Chen (Schepens Eye Research Institute - Boston, MA)

Dr. Julia Haller (Wills Eye Hospital - Philadelphia, PA)

Dr. Dong Feng Chen of Boston's Schepens Eye Research Institute discusses a surprising study that suggests that glaucoma could be an autoimmune disorder.

Then, Dr. Julia Haller of Philadelphia's Wills Eye Hospital explains an early feasibility study involving the retinal implant, the Alpha AMS.

8/26/2018 Podcast (Click Image Below)
 

Friday, August 10, 2018

Menus4All and Resolution of NFB Lawsuit Against Greyhound on August 12 Show

National Federation of the Blind (Baltimore, MD)

Helen Fernety and Stephanie Jones of Menus4All explain how the menu-reading, web-based app assists those with visual impairment make dining choices at restaurants. 

Then, Chris Danielsen of the National Federation of the Blind discusses the resolution of a lawsuit filed against Greyhound regarding the lack of accessibility of the bus company's website.

8/12/2018 Podcast (Click Image Below)

Friday, July 20, 2018

Brad Baker of Mid-South Lions and Dr. Vadim Arshavsky On July 22 Show

Mid-South Lions (Memphis, TN)

Dr. Vadim Arshavsky (Duke University - Durham, NC)

Brad Baker, CEO of Mid-South Lions, discusses all of the many services that the organizations provides for those with visual impairment.

Duke University's Dr. Vadim Arshavsky explains how enhancing cells' abilities to process misfolded proteins can delay the onset of inherited blindness.

7/22/2018 Podcast (Click Image Below)

Friday, July 6, 2018

Dr. Emily Taylor Graves and Mitch McCracken On July 8 Show

Dr. Emily Taylor Graves (University Of Tennessee Health Science Center - Memphis)

Mitch McCracken (That Memphis Music Radio Show)

Dr. Emily Taylor Graves of the University of Tennessee Health Science Hamilton Eye Institute discusses cataracts and the Ivan Marais Cataract-A-Thon.

Memphis area radio personality Mitch McCracken talks living with diabetes, his battle with diabetic retinopathy, and how that has affected his work on That Memphis Music Radio Show.

7/8/2018 Podcast (Click Image Below)

Friday, June 29, 2018

Dr. David Calkins and Dr. Jason Meyer On July 1 Show

Dr. David Calkins (Vanderbilt Eye Institute - Nashville, TN)

Dr. Jason Meyer (Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis)

Dr. David Calkins of Nashville's Vanderbilt Eye Institute discusses how the brain fights back to preserve vision during the early stages of glaucoma.

Dr. Jason Meyer of the Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis School of Science explains how different retinal ganglion cells have very different functions.

7/1/2018 Podcast (Click Image Below)

Friday, June 1, 2018

Retinal Prosthesis with Photovoltaic Cells, Myopia Study, and App For Parents of Visually Impaired On June 3 Show

Dr. Daniel Palanker (Stanford University - Stanford, CA)

Dr. Marie Bodack (Southern College Of Optometry - Memphis, TN)

Karla Antonelli (Mississippi State University NRTC - Starkville, MS)

Stanford University's Dr. Daniel Palanker discusses a retinal prosthesis that uses photovoltaic cells in conjunction with a pair of goggles.

Southern College of Optometry's Dr. Marie Bodack talks about myopia and the CHAMP study, which evaluates the effectiveness of two different doses of an investigational eye drop in children.

Karla Antonelli of Mississippi State University's NRTC explains an app in development for youth with visual impairment and their parents.

6/4/2018 Podcast (Click Image Below)

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