Biomedical gerontologist Aubrey De Grey, PhD
Aubrey De Grey speaks about aging, our biology, and the science behind it all.
Steve Marshall, Research Epidemiologist, Communicable Disease Division, Wisconsin State Lab of Hygiene
Steve Marshall, a research epidemiologist at the Wisconsin State Lab of Hygiene, talks about influenza, the different strains, how the virus operates and the efficacy of antivirals. He discusses the research being done with pyrosequencing as a method to detect the existence of antivirals.
Irwin Goldman, Associate Professor, Department of Horticulture, UW-Madison
Learn about the dual use of food and the health values of natural foods in comparison to pharmaceutical drugs. Irwin Goldman talks about studies that have been done to test the health benefits of onions and garlic, and discusses how different cultures, currently and historically, use plants for medicinal purposes.
Jon Odorico, MD, Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine Center, UW-Madison
Jon Odorico talks about the research the University of Wisconsin is doing in the field of stem cell therapies for treatment of diabetes and transplantation. He discusses where the university is currently in the field, and the ethical issues with regard to stem cells.
Gary Lyons, Professor, Department of Anatomy, UW-Madison
Professor Gary Lyons speaks about the heart and his research on stem cells. He tells how they might be useful in current studies and the future possibilities for using stem cells to regenerate the heart.
Delora Mount, MD, Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, UW-Madison
Delora Mount speaks about her experience with UW Division of Plastic Surgery and the international survey trips they have done.
Allen Bateman and Christina Carlson
Christina Carlson talks about human infections due to avian viruses. Allen Bateman speaks about swin influenza. They work together at the University of Wisconsin-Madison in the cell and molecular bilogy training program.
Paul DeLuca, Vice Dean, UW School of Medicine and Public Health, Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Studies
Paul DeLuca discusses the conflict of interest in clinical trials in the medical field today. He talks about the national perspective, and he discusses the perspective in Wisconsin and how the conflict is being managed.
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.
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.