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Each week, BioMed Radio offers focused three-minute radio segments on hot topics in medical and health sciences research from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, a worldwide leader in biomedical research.
 
Explore with show host Tyler Mathews how innovation drives organizations of all sizes and industries. The show is weekly and features guests from both non-profit and for profit organizations.
 
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Representatives from Maryville University and PNC sit down with PBtI host Tyler Matthews to discuss innovation in their organizations and upcoming events.
 
The WUSTL-ICTS is a National Institute of Health supported infrastructure grant that provides research services and resources to biomedical researchers that are moving their genomic research, clinical research, and community health research into real world healthcare application.
 
Sedef Albrecht is the Director of Strategy and Operations at Boeing HorizonX.
 
An innovation focused discussion with Mark Bini who is the Vice President, New Solutions at the Express Scripts Lab.
 
Michael Gallagher is a Managing Director and Client Account Leader within Accenture's Health practice. He is also the Managing Director of the St. Louis Office.
 
Adults and teenagers with clinical depression don’t respond to rewards in a normal manner. Their moods are less enthusiastic, and their brains don’t act the same way as those in adults and adolescents who are not depressed. Although depression has been diagnosed in children as young as 3, it hasn’t been clear whether the responses of very young ...…
 
Vision problems can be caused by neurofibromatosis. Kids with mutations in the NF1 gene that causes neurofibromatosis often develop tumors on the optic nerve, but not all of them develop vision problems. Interestingly, Washington University researchers previously had learned that girls with tumors on the nerve were five to 10 times more likely ...…
 
Using MRIs, researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have identified areas in the brains of children with Tourette�s syndrome that appear markedly different from the same areas in the brains of children who don�t have the neuropsychiatric disorder. RESEARCHERS AT WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF MEDICINE IN ST. LOUIS ...…
 
As part of the White House Brain Initiative, researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have received two grants to develop tools to map and activate pathways in the brain with light. With $3.8 million in funding from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the researchers, with collaborators at the University of Cali ...…
 
Treatment-resistant depression is a big problem for older adults. More than half of seniors with clinical depression don�t get relief from standard antidepressant medications. To address that problem, psychiatrists at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis are helming a multicenter study to evaluate the efficacy of supplementing ...…
 
Children with sickle cell disease frequently have painful episodes that can require hospitalization for a few days. Physicians want to treat those episodes quickly to eliminate pain and get a child back home and back to school as quickly as possible, and now, researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have found that u ...…
 
Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis will play a major role in the largest long-term study of brain development and child health in U.S. history. The landmark study will follow the biological and behavioral development of more than 10,000 children, beginning when the kids are 9 to 10 years old. Scientists studyin ...…
 
Quitting smoking improves health and lowers odds of developing lung cancer. But a new study shows that even among smokers with a genetic predisposition to smoking heavily and developing young cancer at a young age, the benefits of quitting are significant. An international study led by researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in ...…
 
In search of genetic clues regarding autism spectrum disorder, researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis are launching a study focused on grandmothers. Autism has a strong genetic basis, and rates of the disorder may be higher in the grandchildren of women who had at least one child with an autism spectrum disorder th ...…
 
A new study reveals that some eye specialists who receive money from pharmaceutical companies are more likely to use drugs promoted by those companies than similar drugs that are equally effective but less expensive. Although the data can�t confirm a cause and effect between money from industry and the prescribing habits of some physicians, res ...…
 
Researchers have found how sensory nerve cells work together to transmit itch signals from the skin to the spinal cord, where neurons then carry those signals to the brain. Their discovery may explain why some people experience various types of itching, including chronic itching, and help scientists find ways to make some types of itching stop. ...…
 
Scientists� understanding of the genetic roots of breast cancer is based largely on research conducted in women of European ancestry. But that knowledge does little to explain why African-American women with breast cancer are more likely to be diagnosed at younger ages and with more aggressive tumors than their white counterparts. Researchers a ...…
 
A program aimed at helping abused and neglected children and their families is improving short-term outcomes for kids and providing children with stable home environments as their cases move through the courts. The program is for children and families whose cases ended up in court. Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. ...…
 
As young people reach adulthood, their preferences for sweet foods typically decline. But for people with obesity, new research suggests that the drop off may not be as steep and that the brain�s reward system is operating differently in obese people than in thinner people, which may play a role in this phenomenon. AS WE GET OLDER, WE TEND TO H ...…
 
Brian Henry is the vice president of corporate communications for Express Scripts. When you think about the pharmaceutical industry, you might not always think of innovation; however, taking a peek behind the scenes at Express Scripts will change that tune. A Fortune 25 company, Express Scripts touches nearly 85,000,000 Americans every year. On ...…
 
With more U.S. states legalizing or decriminalizing marijuana use, the number of adults using the drug has increased. But a survey of more than 216,000 adolescents from all 50 states indicates the rates of marijuana use are falling among the young. Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis examined data on drug use co ...…
 
People who suffer itching with no clear cause may have defects in their immune systems that haven�t been recognized. In a small study of patients who struggle with itching but have no known cause, researchers from the Center for the Study of Itch at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis identified several immune system irregular ...…
 
There is news almost every day about the epidemic of opioid drug use in the United States. Some 65 percent of heroin users report that they used prescription opioids first and then made the switch to heroin. And current estimates are that 4-20 percent of all opioid pills prescribed in the United States actually are taken for nonmedical reasons. ...…
 
State laws designed to help teens gradually ease into full driving privileges may have an unintended benefit: They appear to lower rates of teen alcohol consumption and binge drinking. Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have found that in states with stricter graduated driver licensing laws, there not only is l ...…
 
Mark Stallion is a partner at Husch Blackwell, LLP, but his path to innovation didn't start with practicing law. As an engineer in the aerospace sector, Mark saw many of the tools, toys and tech we appreciate today at their earliest stages. Things like touch screens and LEDs first had military applications and today we can't imagine life withou ...…
 
Mark Prendergast is the president of AB Mauri North America and actively involved in innovation. AB Mauri North America is a division of AB Mauri, a global leader in yeast and bakery ingredient products. Mark’s leadership is evident as he builds out a strong and diverse team. Most importantly, Mark’s focus is on empowering the AB Mauri customer ...…
 
Going to the doctor can be a frightening experience for some kids, and a visit to the psychiatrist can be even more unnerving. So a Washington University psychiatrist has written a children�s book about what happens on a visit to the psychiatrist�s office and why some kids receive psychiatric care. The idea is to make the experience of going to ...…
 
Some cases of diabetes are caused by mutations to a single gene, In studies of such cases, a team of Washington University researchers has identified the way that those genetic mutations cause problems. Although most people with the genetic form of diabetes called Mature-Onset Diabetes of the Young 1, seem to have clinical symptoms that are ver ...…
 
Diabetes-related vision loss most often is blamed on blood vessel damage in and around the retina, but new research indicates that much of that vision loss may result from nerve cell injury and probably begins long before any blood vessels are damaged. The findings � from scientists at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis � may ...…
 
Washington University researchers studying the interplay between depression and heart disease are studying whether dietary supplements called omega-3 fatty acids can be of benefit to people suffering from both ailments. Levels of omega-3 tend to be lower in the blood cells of heart patients and depressed patients. So the researchers attempted t ...…
 
Chris LeBeau is the vice president of Entrepreneurial Services for Eagle Bank and Trust Company. A business strategist with a flair for all things cool, Chris is a person who breaks ideas down into manageable and easy to understand chunks. In Chris' new role with Eagle Bank, he gets to bring several parts of his world into alignment. Since 1911 ...…
 
Marie Carlie is such a nice person. That might not be what you think about when you hear that she is a Tax Partner for a major firm, but she brings an entrepreneurial spirit to BDO. I first met Marie when she was mentoring startups and leading the Missouri Venture Forum (now simply MVF). I sat down with her to learn more about her exciting care ...…
 
Katie Boody (Photo by Paul Andrews, 2014) is the co-founder and CEO of The Lean Lab in Kansas City, MO. The Lean Lab is a community of educators, entrepreneurs and innovators who are growing, testing, and launching ideas to build the future of Kansas City education. I had the chance to chat with Katy about the future of education and the opport ...…
 
Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have received almost $12 million in grants to resume the landmark Ocular Hypertension Treatment Study (OHTS), which concluded that lowering pressure in the eye prevents or delays glaucoma in some patients at high risk for the disease. Washington University researchers led the ...…
 
Allie Cicotte is the programs manager for The Clark-Fox Family Foundation and oversees the Blueprint4SummerSTL program. I'll get to the program in a moment, but first I tell you about how awesome Allie was. With a background in German and Spanish, Allie constantly finds ways to translate the complex options of summer activities into a manageabl ...…
 
Michelle E. Murray is a Certified Public Accountant and the managing director of Segue Partners. Segue Partners is a specialty accounting firm providing financial consulting and accounting services for start-ups, venture capital funds, private equity firms and their portfolio companies. What sets Michelle apart is her strong background in helpi ...…
 
Josh Leesmann is the Director of Data and Analytics Task Force at RubinBrown. When you think about the power data has, it makes sense for companies to take advantage of tools that can help improve business. I found it refreshing to chat with Josh and learn more about the way he and the team and RubinBrown can be innovative within a traditionall ...…
 
Perry D. Drake is an Assistant Professor of Digital and Social Media Marketing at the University of Missouri St. Louis College of Business and the a large part of the brains a the Midwest Digital Marketing Conference (MDMC). Some might find it strange to consider a large bureaucracy like a university to be innovative. but the College of Busines ...…
 
Michael Palmer is the founder and CEO of Code Red Education. Code Red Education develops integratable and customizable instructional materials to allow K-12 institutions to teach computer science and coding skills. That's fancy for: making it easier to teach coding in schools. Boom! We can all agree that is a cool thing. Our conversation includ ...…
 
Nate Marschalk is the executive director of The Disruption Department and an all around great guy. The mission of The Disruption Department is to provide a platform and resources for students to learn, to build, and to share innovative things. During our conversation, Nate introduced me to the term Creative Confidence. We rarely think about wha ...…
 
In this short episode, Travis introduces you to what you can expect from People Behind the Innovation. We have a fantastic series of shows lined up that we're really excited about!
 
Some people need to lose a lot of weight to be healthy, but for many, diets haven�t worked and bariatric surgery seems too big a step. This population is the target of a newly approved, nonsurgical therapy being performed by Washington University physicians at Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital. The therapy involves placing special balloons int ...…
 
The phenomenon scientists call �delay discounting� can tell a lot about a person�s ability to set and attain goals. Some people are more likely to prefer smaller but immediate rewards rather than larger but delayed rewards. The tendency to prefer immediate rewards, even if they are smaller, has been linked to impulsive behavior, which is connec ...…
 
Building on wireless technology that has the potential to interfere with pain, scientists have developed flexible, implantable devices that can activate � and, in theory, block � pain signals in the body and spinal cord before those signals reach the brain. The researchers, at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis and the Univer ...…
 
The retina�s rods and cones allow us to see. But although scientists have an idea of what makes rods perform and flourish, they�ve been in the dark somewhat about what keeps cones working and thriving. Now, researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis believe they�re closer to the answer and that their findings may one d ...…
 
A study at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis may aid efforts to tailor smoking-cessation treatments to cigarette smokers, based on their DNA. The researchers are recruiting 720 smokers from the St. Louis area who want to kick the habit. Study participants will provide DNA samples, from saliva, that will be analyzed to identi ...…
 
Babies born prematurely face an increased risk of neurological and psychiatric problems that may be due to weakened connections in brain networks linked to attention, communication and the processing of emotions, new research shows. In presentations at the annual meeting of the Society for Neuroscience, Cynthia Rogers, MD, a child psychiatrist ...…
 
Methadone � long used to treat pain and addiction � can be lethal if it lingers too long in the body. People metabolize the drug differently, and researchers have not completely understood how a person�s genetic makeup influences how slowly or rapidly methadone is cleared. But new research at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Loui ...…
 
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