Friday, October 28, 2022

Outlook For Guide Dog Use and Enzyme For Possible Treatment of Diabetic Retinopathy

Dr. Arielle Silverman (American Foundation for the Blind)

Drs. Ruth and William Caldwell (Medical College of Georgia - Augusta, GA)

Dr. Arielle Silverman, American Foundation for the Blind director of research, goes over a study showing the outlook for guide dog use in a world with wayfinding apps and ridesharing services.

Dr. Ruth Caldwell, professor of cellular biology and anatomy, and Dr. William Caldwell, professor and chair emeritus in pharmacology and toxicology at Medical College of Georgia in Augusta explain how an enzyme, arginase 1 (A1), could possibly be used to treat diabetic retinopathy.

10/30/2022 Podcast (Click Image Below) 

Wednesday, October 5, 2022

Using Gene Therapy To Treat A Type Of Leber Congenital Amaurosis On October 9 Show

Dr. Anand Swaroop (National Eye Institute - Bethesda, MD)

Dr.  Anand Swaroop, Senior Investigator and Chief of the Neurobiology Neurodegeneration and Repair Laboratory at the National Eye Institute, in Bethesda, Maryland, explains how a gene therapy has been developed that rescues cilia defects in retinal cells affected by a type of Leber congenital amaurosis (LCA).

10/9/2022 Podcast (Click Image Below)

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