Friday, November 13, 2015

Dr. Jindong Tan, Dr. Allen C. Ho, and Dr. Thomas Ferguson on Nov. 14-15 Show

Dr. Jindong Tan (University of Tennessee - Knoxville)

Dr. Allen C. Ho (Wills Eye Hospital - Philadelphia, Penn.)

Dr. Thomas Ferguson (Washington University in St. Louis, Mo.)

Dr. Jindong Tan of the University of Tennessee at Knoxville tells us about a wearable device in developement, Guide Glass, that uses audio cues to alert users to obstacles being in the way.

Then, Dr. Allen C. Ho of Philadelphia's Wills Eye Hospital goes over the results of a survey regarding diabetes and vision loss.

Finally, Dr. Thomas Ferguson of Washington University in St. Louis explains the cellular recycling process, autophagy, and its possible role in keeping cone cells alive in the eye.

11/14/2015 Podcast (Click Image Below)

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