Friday, June 14, 2019

Epileptic Children Retaining Visual Perception Following Brain Surgery and Third Phase Of Catalyst For A Cure In Glaucoma Research

Dr. Marlene Behrmann (Carnegie Mellon University - Pittsburgh, PA)

Dr. David Calkins (Vanderbilt University - Nashville, TN)

Carnegie Mellon University's Dr. Marlene Behrmann explains how epileptic children's brains can rewire themselves to retain visual perception following brain surgery.

 Then, Vanderbilt University's Dr. David Calkins discusses the Glaucoma Research Foundation's Catalyst For A Cure Vision Restoration Initiative. 6/16/2019 Podcast (Click Image Below)                                       

Monday, June 3, 2019

Possibility of Lutein-Rich Foods Helping With Eye Disease and Lucia Accessible Mobile Phone

Sarah Francis (Iowa State University - Ames, IA)

Lucia (RAZ Mobility, Vienna, VA)

Sarah Francis, an associate professor of nutrition at Iowa State University goes over studies that show a possible link between lutein-rich foods and a lower risk of age-related macular degeneration and a possible, but not established, link between lutein-rich foods and lower risk of cataracts.

Then, the CEO of RAZ Mobility, Robert Felgar, explains the functions of Lucia, an accessible mobile phone, for those with visual impairment or who are blind.  

6/2/2019 Podcast (Click Link Below)

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