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Out of the O.R. and Into the Office: The Future of Upper...

Seth Dailey, MD, Assistant Professor, Division of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, UW-Madison

Learn all about unsedated office-based procedures in laryngology with Seth Dailey. He explains what they do in the larynx, trachea, and esophagus. By incorporating a few video demonstrations, he shows us what is possible with technology today that used to be considered undoable.

Organ Engineering & Skin Regeneration - Ep. 135

Sean Palecek, Associate Professor, Chemical & Biological Engineering; Biomedical Engineering, UW Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine Center

Sean Palecek talks about tissue engineering, specifically skin for regenerative medicine, how his lab is trying to regenerate skin from embryonic stem cells, and how stem cells can be used in therapeutic applications.

Temporary Travel Office - Ep. 143

Ryan Griffis, Professor, School of Art and Design, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

Professor Ryan Griffis discusses the work of the Temporary Travel Office, a fictional yet operational tourism agency that specializes in tactical tourism. He explains the work of the travel office and offers some definitions for clearer understanding of this arena.

Ancient Glacial Lakes of Wisconsin - Ep. 133

Tom Hooyer, Associate Professor, Department of Environmental Sciences, UW-Madison

Tom Hooyer, a glacial geologist at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, talks about the history of the great glacial lakes within the borders of Wisconsin and discusses the effects climate change had on them.

Neural Regeneration: From Plasticity to Parkinson's - Ep....

Clive Svendsen, Professor, Anatomy and Neurology, UW Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine Center

Clive Svendsen discusses the neurological disease called Parkinson's Disease, stem cells and how they may be used in transplantation therapies. He also talks about some of the therapies that are being thought about using stem cells.

Conflict of Interest: When Faculty Start Their Own...

Brian Fox, Chair UW-Madison Conflict of Interest Committee Kathy Irwin, UW Legal Counsel Nick Abbott, UW Faculty entrepreneur Jim Dahlberg,UW Faculty entrepreneur Laura Heisler, WARF Intellectual Property Manager Fox, Irwin, Abbott and Dahlberg, discuss faculties starting their own company. They give an inside look through their personal experiences in dealing with this conflict of interest....

How Does A Thing Like That Work - Ep. 130

David Willey, Professor, Department of Physics, University of Pittsburgh

Watch David Willey, a professor at the University of Pitsburgh, as he explores the laws of physics, including Newton's Three Laws, through many fun demonstrations and experiments.

New Forms, Big Ideas - Ep. 144

J. Morgan Puett, Project Artist, Department of Art, UW-Madison

J. Morgan Puett discusses an interest in fashion, the arts, and the current project being developed.

Drawing Attention to Nanotechnology - Ep. 129

Michael Lynch, Professor, Director of Graduate Studies in Science & Technology Studies, Cornell University

Michael Lynch explores the history of nanotechnology before discussing his own work with visualization, electron microscopy, and his research project.

Prevention and Early Treatment Strategies for Type 1...

Brandon Nathan, M, Pediatric Endocrinologist, University of Minnesota

Brandon Nathan speaks about the clinical work being done that the University of Minnesota, studies nationwide, and international research regarding the prevention and early treatment strategies for type 1 Diabetes.

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