Wednesday, April 22, 2009

Podcast of April 25 Show Now Up

Argus II Retinal Prosthesis

Motorola Q9C Smartphone

On the April 25 show, Dr. Timothy Schoen of the Foundation Fighting Blindness discusses the Argus II Retinal Prosthesis, which uses a tiny camera and electrodes that are implanted in the retina.

Also, Nuance's Torsten Brand talks about speech output software called Verizon Talks that can be used with the Motorola Q9C smartphone.

Wednesday, April 15, 2009

April 18 Podcast Now Ready

Dr. Kristina Narfstrom

Dr. Michael Dyer

Dr. Ann Morris

It's a new show finally! This week, we'll have the University of Missouri's Dr. Kristina Narfstrom discussing a genetic link between cats and humans in retinitis pigmentosa.

Dr. Michael Dyer of St. Jude Children's Research Hospital will explain how normal adult eye cells were misidentified as retinal stem cells and how that affects cell therapy research.

Florida State University's Dr. Ann Morris talks about how a mutated gene in zebrafish gives insight into what causes retinal degeneration in humans.

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