Wednesday, May 27, 2009

May 30 Podcast Now Ready

Dr. Stephen Rose

SmartView Versa

This week, we have Dr. Stephen Rose of the Foundation Fighting Blindness discussing the gene therapy products known as StarGen, UshStat, RetinoStat, and EncorStat used in the treatment of various eye diseases.

Also, Vinnie Rappa of Humanware will explain the SmartView magnifiers known as the Xtend, Versa, Nano, and Graduate.

Wednesday, May 20, 2009

May 23 Podcast Now Ready

Dr. Michael Karin

Tennessee School for the Blind

On the May 23 show, the University of California - San Diego's Dr. Michael Karin will explain the protein kinase JNK1 and its influence on the development of retinopathy in premature infants.

In addition to that, Jim Oldham, superintendent of the Tennessee School for the Blind, will be along to discuss the admissions process, curriculum programs, and distinguished graduates of the school.

Wednesday, May 6, 2009

May 9 Podcast Now Available

Visual Prosthesis

Dr. David Rein

On the May 9 show, we'll have Dr. John Pezaris of Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston discussing a visual prosthesis that uses a digital camera to send images directly to the brain.

Also, the Research Triangle Institute's Dr. David Rein will discuss the frequency and severity of macular degeneration cases that are predicted to occur between 2010 and 2050.

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