Friday, December 20, 2019

Low Vision's Impact On Healthy Lifestyles and A Molecular Mechanism As A Key To Understanding Glaucoma On December 22 Show

Dr. Laura Dreer (University of Alabama at Birmingham - Birmingham, AL)

Dr. Nicholas Delamere (University of Arizona - Tucson, AZ)

Dr. Laura Dreer of the University of Alabama at Birmingham Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences discusses a grant that will explore low vision's effect on healthy lifestyle behaviors.

Then, the University of Arizona Head of Physiology's Dr. Nick Delamere explains how a molecular mechanism might regulate pressure in the eye as a key in treating glaucoma.

12/22/2019 Podcast (Click Image Below)

Wednesday, December 11, 2019

Translating Memes and Elovanoids' Role In Treating AMD and Alzheimer's On December 15 Show

Meme Translation (Carnegie Mellon University - Pittsburgh, PA)

Dr. Nicolas Bazan (LSU Health Sciences Center - New Orleans, LA)

Cole Gleason, a graduate student at Carnegie Mellon University's Human-Computer Interaction Institute discusses technology that better conveys the meaning of memes to those with visual impairments.

Then, Dr. Nicholas Bazan of LSU Health Sciences Center talks about bioactive chemical messengers, called elovanoids, and their possible effects in treating age-related macular degeneration and Alzheimer's disease.

12/15/2019 Podcast (Click Image Below)

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