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    Report on Alcohol Poisoning in the U.S.

    Dr. Bob Brewer talked by remote video from Atlanta about the report released earlier in the week by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention that finds alcohol poisoning kills…

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    Book Discussion on The Tale of the Dueling Neurosurgeons

    Sam Kean talked about his book The Tale of the Dueling Neurosurgeons: The History of the Human Brain as Revealed by True Stories of Trauma, Madness, and Recovery. His previous book was The…

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    Brain Mapping Panel

    Innovator and philanthropist Mick Ebeling talked about brain mapping science. He discussed his inspiration for starting the non-profit organization Not Impossible Labs and showed a…

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    Book Discussion on The Fantastic Labratory of Dr. Weigl

    Arthur Allen talked about his book The Fantastic Laboratory of Dr. Weigl: How Two Brave Scientists Battled Typhus and Sabotaged the Nazis. br/ This interview was held at the 347th…

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    Cancer Innovation

    Cancer treatment experts and advocates urged Congress to provide new support for cancer research. They presented a new initiative called Project Innovation, based on a recently issued…

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    Cancer Research

    Drs. Francis Collins and Ronald DePinho talked about the state of cancer research, the process of converting scientific discoveries into drug therapies, and how close a cure may…

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    Spotlight on National Institutes of Health

    Dr. Francis Collins, director of the National Institutes of Health, Patricia Grady, director of the National Institute of Nursing Research, and Dr. Griffin Rodgers, director of the…

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    National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases

    Dr. Griffin Rodgers, director of the National Institute of Diabetes, Digestive, and Kidney Diseases, talked by remote video from Bethesda, Maryland, about his agency’s research…

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    National Institute of Nursing Research

    Patricia Grady, director of the National Institute of Nursing Research, talked by remote video from Bethesda, Maryland, about her organization’s research mission, its recent work, and…

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    National Institutes of Health

    Dr. Francis Collins talked by remote video from Bethesda, Maryland, about the the National Institutes of Health’s 27 constituent institutes, their medical research missions, and…

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    Representatives Gingrey and Green on ADAPT Legislation

    Representatives Phil Gingrey (R-GA) and Gene Green (D-TX) talked about their bipartisan legislation, the Antibiotic Development to Advance Patient Treatment (ADAPT) Act of 2013, that would…

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    Prescription Drugs and Medical Advances

    Secretary Sylvia Burwell and other government and private sector healthcare leaders testified about ongoing medical community efforts to improve and develop and new treatments and…

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    Global Health

    Panelists talked about some of the most significant global health challenges during the upcoming decade. They also discussed the agenda to address those issues and the future of health…

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    Medical Cures and Innovation

    Representative Joe Pitts (R-PA) held a roundtable discussion as part of the House Energy and Commerce Committee’s 21st Century Cures initiative. Panelists discussed the…

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    Book Discussion on The Future of the Mind

    Michio Kaku talked about his book, The Future of the Mind: The Scientific Quest to Understand, Enhance, and Empower the Mind, in which he discusses the latest advances in brain science. …

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    Open Phones with Sally Satel

    Sally Satel talked about her book, Brainwashed: The Seductive Appeal of Mindless Neuroscience, in which she and co-author Scott Lilienfeld present an analysis of what she calls the…

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    Open Phones with Michio Kaku

    Michio Kaku talked about his book, The Future of the Mind: The Scientific Quest to Understand, Enhance, and Empower the Mind, in which he discusses the latest advances in brain…

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    Cancer Biology

    Cancer biologist Andrew Hessel used visual aids as he talked about the acceleration of technological DNA change to help cure cancer by making medicines to target cancer cells instead of the…

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    Sports Brain Injuries and Aging

    The Senate Special Committee on Aging held a hearing on the link between sports-related brain injuries and developing neurological diseases, such as Alzheimer’s Disease, later in…

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    Biomedical Innovation

    Officials from the National Institutes of Health, the Food and Drug Administration, and the University of Michigan Medical School testified on the state of biomedical innovation and the…

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