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Finding Genius Podcast

Jun 16, 2021

How can historically misunderstood retinal neurodegenerative diseases be researched and treated? New discoveries may lead to continuing advancements in treatment for previously thought to be untreatable ailments. Listen in to learn:

  • How treatment is targeted at specific cells
  • How functions in the eye can be swapped...


Jun 15, 2021

How can new cancer therapies and treatments emerge along with the understanding of cancer cell's behavior? By learning how cells communicate and proliferate, researchers may be able to find new solutions.

Press play to learn:

  • The point at which a group of cells becomes cancerous
  • When treatments can be too...


Jun 14, 2021

Many of us will take a vaccine without thinking twice about it. But how are they developed, how do they even work, and how are they tested for safety?

Press play to learn:

  • What happens when proteins and aluminum-containing adjuvants are combined in the development of vaccines
  • Why most vaccines are injected rather than...


Jun 13, 2021

How many parasitic worms do you have in your gut, and how long have they been there? The answer comes with some surprising implications.

Tune in to discover:

  • What the “weep and sweep” immune response entails and how it works
  • What surprising tradeoff exists between reproductive abilities and the...


Jun 12, 2021

How can zebrafish lead to new insight into how neurons within the brain function? Researchers may be able to determine how information is sent between the two by studying the specific relationships between their retinas and brains. Listen up to learn:

  • How neurons connect
  • How long visual information takes to be...