Thursday, November 14, 2019

Link Between Central Subfield Thickness Stability and Drier Retina, And 3D Tactile Display For Blind

Dr. Chirag Jhaveri (University of Texas at Austin)

Alexa Fay Siu (Stanford University - Palo Alto, CA)

Dr. Chirag Jhiveri of the University of Texas at Austin Dell Medical School discusses a link between stability of central subfield thickness with a drier retina in treating age-related macular degeneration.

Then, Prof. Sean Follmer and Alexa Fay Siu of the Stanford SHAPE lab discuss a tactile device that can convey 3D shapes to blind and visually impaired users.

11/17/2019 Podcast (Click Image Below)

Thursday, November 7, 2019

Studying Rhodopsin For Retinitis Pigmentosa and Braille Instructions For Lego On November 9 Show

Dr. David Kliger (University of California - Santa Cruz)

Matthew Shifrin (Photo:
Washington Post)

Dr. David Kliger of the University of California - Santa Cruz discusses how his research team has developed a way to study rhodopsin as it enters light to better understand how its mutations cause retinitis pigmentosa.

Then, avid Lego fan, Matthew Shifrin, discusses he has developed detailed instructions for complex Lego sets that are now available in audio and Braille formats.

11/10/2019 Podcast (Click Image Below)

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