Wednesday, March 20, 2019

U.S. Ratification of Marrakesh Treaty and Discussion of Code Jumper On March 24 Show

Chris Danielsen (National Federation of the Blind - Baltimore, MD)

Craig Meador (L) (American Printing House for the Blind - Louisville, KY)

The National Federation of the Blind's Chris Danielsen details the United States ratification of the Marrakesh Treaty, which limits copyright restrictions on the reproduction of materials in accessible forms to those who are blind or visually impaired.

Then, president Craig Meador of American Printing House for the Blind explains Code Jumper, which uses a hub, pods, plugs, and cords, to teach students about computer coding.

3/24/2019 Podcast (Click Image Below)

Thursday, March 7, 2019

Brain Blending Signals From Both Eyes and Finding Culprit Gene For Pigmentary Glaucoma On March 10 Show

Dr. Alex Maier (Vanderbilt University - Nashville, TN)

Dr. Michael Walter (University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB)

Vanderbilt University's Dr. Alex Maier explains new research into how and when the brain blends signals from both eyes into one and how that could possibly change how amblyopia is treated.

Then, the University of Alberta's Dr. Michael Walter talks about pigmentary glaucoma and how a culprit gene, PMEL, was identified.

3/10/2019 Podcast (Click Image Below)

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