CTSI Discovery Radio

CTSI Discovery Radio

CTSI Discovery Radio is a unique facet of the Clinical & Translation Science Institute (CTSI) of Southeast Wisconsin. Each 30-minute monthly show informs and educates listeners about translational research relative to current health topics, clinical studies and advancements in biomedical research leading to better outcomes. CTSI Discovery Radio is hosted and produced by award-winning veteran radio personality Bryan Belmer. Visit the CTSI website at https://ctsi.mcw.edu... Show More

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February 19, 2021 30 min
A critically important national, multi-institutional clinical trial is underway, and the CTSI is part of it, all in the hopes of finding an effective treatment today and perhaps in the future. Learn about the CONTAIN COVID Convalescent Plasma clinical trial, inside this edition of CTSI Discovery Radio!
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Pancreatic cancer. The mere mention of it makes us fear the worst. But while it is an aggressive form of cancer, we know more about its biology than even a decade ago, including recent groundbreaking research that could lead to more discoveries. Learn about pancreatic cancer and related research, inside this edition of CTSI Discovery Radio!
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December 18, 2020 30 min
Clearly, we see that 2020 was a year filled with stories of research and discovery through translational science, including several public health crises, ranging from gun violence impacting our local community, to a vaping epidemic injuring our national community, to an unprecedented coronavirus pandemic plaguing our global community. We’ll take a look back at these topics and more, inside this special 2020 Year In Review edition o...
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We live in a world filled with microorganisms that can threaten our public health. But thanks to vaccines, we can become immune to many otherwise dangerous, even deadly diseases. On today’s show, learn how vaccines protect us and save lives, ours and our children’s. We’re learning about vaccinations, inside this edition of CTSI Discovery Radio!
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The science of epidemiology looks into the incidence and distribution of diseases, and today researchers are tracking cases of and answers for the virus causing a worldwide pandemic. Discover the epidemiology of COVID-19, including definitions for terms you hear related to the Coronavirus. It’s all inside this edition of CTSI Discovery Radio!
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The year 2020 brought global health into greater focus than ever before. On today’s show, we’re bringing into focus how global health truly involves everywhere and everyone. Learn global health perspectives in times of a time of a global health pandemic, inside this edition of CTSI Discovery Radio!
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When the COVID-19 pandemic hit the US, a researcher who focuses on sickle cell disease (SCD) was concerned. So, she assembled a team to create a registry of SCD patients who’ve contracted COVID-19. Learn about a SCD/COVID-19 registry that’s now international in scope and hope of providing better outcomes, inside this edition of CTSI Discovery Radio!
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Technology is not only changing how healthcare is delivered, it’s also advancing where and when it’s delivered. On today’s show, discover how the COVID-19 pandemic is rapidly increasing the need for virtual-care. We’ll also hear how virtual-care is impacting patients who are among the most vulnerable for getting COVID-19. Learn about virtual-care, in the face COVID-19 and going forward, inside this edition of CTSI Discovery Radio!
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From the onset, medical experts warned that patients with pre-existing conditions are more vulnerable to infection from the COVID-19 Coronavirus. On today’s show, discover how COVID-19 is impacting patients treated in the area of medicine know as cardio-oncology. We’ll also learn how recovered patients can make a difference in COVID-19 treatment and research by donating convalescent plasma. And later, we’ll hear about a project aim...
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Worldwide efforts continue to control the spread of the COVID-19 Coronavirus. And while most haven’t contracted the virus, the social distancing and isolation from the pandemic have taken a toll on adults as well as kids. We’re exploring the psychological impacts of the COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic. And later, learn about a nationwide registry collecting info on frontline healthcare workers battling COVID-19. That’s all inside thi...
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It’s a global health crisis never before seen in our lifetime, leading some to misunderstand what it is we’re experiencing, question how we stop the spread of it, and left to wonder what happens next. So, we’ve reached out to some experts and thought leaders for perspectives on the COVID-19 Coronavirus, inside this edition of CTSI Discovery Radio.
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You hear it in the news all-too-often: The increasing public health concern surrounding vaping. According to many experts it’s has risen to the level of public health crisis, including cases right here in our community. We’re focusing on the breathtaking risks of vaping, inside this edition of CTSI Discovery Radio!
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February 21, 2020 30 min
Lupus is an auto-immune disease that affects over a million-and-a-half Americans, mostly women. There’s a significant disparity in which women it most commonly affects, leading one researcher to head-up a clinical trial in addressing this disparity within the disease’s largest population. And later in this episode, we’ll get a firsthand account from someone who has it. We’re learning about lupus, inside this edition of CTSI Disco...
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Gun violence is a major public health crisis in our community. Enter 414 Life, a collaborative program aimed at addressing the crisis, from gun violence prevention to intervention and treatment for both the physical wounds and emotional scars from gun violence. Learn all about 414LIFE, inside this edition of CTSI Discovery Radio!
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December 20, 2019 30 min
All throughout 2019, CTSI Discovery Radio shared stories of research and discoveries through translational science including medical improvements, innovations through research, and impactful, personal stories of perseverance and positive outcomes. We’ll reflect on all of this and more, inside this special 2019 Year In Review edition of CTSI Discovery Radio!
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Mitochondria are called the powerhouse of our human cells, but when they fail to function properly, it’s like flipping the switch of the power source off. On today’s show we’ll learn about Mitochondrial Disease, from research aimed at better diagnosing it to the experience of one young woman who has it. Hear it all inside this edition of CTSI Discovery Radio!
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There are approximately 100,000 diagnosed cases of Sickle Cell Disease in the United States, and millions more worldwide. Patients born with it are often faced with episodes of severe, acute pain as well as ongoing chronic pain. On today’s show, learn about Sickle Cell Disease and research aimed at better understanding the pain it causes. It’s all inside this edition of CTSI Discovery Radio!
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It’s a chronic inflammatory bowel disease that affects over a million people throughout the U.S. For many, it’s controllable with medication. But, some patients don’t respond to these treatments and require surgery which, in severe cases, can result in removal of the colon. On today’s show, discover hopes for a new medication and a successful surgical procedure for treating Ulcerative Colitis, inside this edition of CTSI Discove...
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It’s a chronic disease that affects people from the very beginning of life. But successful research is leading to ever-improving treatments, resulting in ever-increasing life expectancy. And later, we’ll hear from a woman in our community who is thriving, despite battling it. We’re learning about Cystic Fibrosis, the transition from pediatric to adult care and the research making it possible, inside this edition of CTSI Discovery ...
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It’s a virus-type so common that almost every male and female in the U.S. will contract some form of it during their lifetime. The good news is, it’s preventable. But, for some, it can have devastating consequences. We’re learning all about the Human Papillomavirus (HPV). And later, we’ll discover a clinical trial that’s showing promising results for treating active HPV infection in women. It’s all inside this edition of CTSI Disc...
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