Tuesday, August 25, 2009

Here's the August 29 Podcast

Mid-South Lions

Dr. Brian Brooks

On the third show of August, Brad Baker and Brenda Nichols of Mid-South Lions join us. Baker is the CEO and speaks about the services of the Mid-South Lions. Nichols received a double cornea transplant after being diagnosed with keratoconus.

Then, the National Eye Institute's Dr. Brian Brooks makes a return visit to the program. Dr. Brooks discusses the effectiveness of gene therapy in treating Leber's Congenital Amaurosis with the RPE65 gene.

Tuesday, August 18, 2009

August 22 Podcast

Dr. Daniel Kohane

Orator for Blackberry

Renee West

On the second new August show, the guests include Harvard's Dr. Daniel Kohane discussing how drug-dispensing contact lenses can be more effective than eye drops.

Also, Michel Pepin of Humanware explains Orator, a text to speech program, that can be used with Blackberries.

Finally, NFB-Newsline's Renee West talks about two upcoming new features, Keystream and Podable News.

Tuesday, August 4, 2009

August 8 Podcast Now Ready

Dr. Johanna Seddon

Renee West

On the first new show of August, we'll have Dr. Johanna Seddon of Tufts Medical Center in Boston discussing both genetic and behavioral effects that factor into the development of age-related macular degeneration.

We'll also have the National Federation of the Blind's Renee West talking about NFB-Newsline and its two new features, Web News on Demand and NFB-Newsline in Your Pocket.

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