Finding Genius Podcast

Finding Genius Podcast

Podcast interviews with genius-level (top .1%) practitioners, scientists, researchers, clinicians and professionals in Cancer, 3D Bio Printing, CRISPR-CAS9, Ketogenic Diets, the Microbiome, Extracellular Vesicles, and more. Subscribe today for the latest medical, health and bioscience insights from geniuses in their field(s).

Episodes

May 22, 2022 46 min

Nursing homes were certainly among the hardest-hit communities when COVID-19 began spreading. Before the pandemic hit, however, how did infectious disease spread in these long-term care facilities? Dr. Buffy Lloyd-Krejci joins us in this episode to look at these issues from a statistical and research-centered perspective. 

Dr. Lloyd-Krejci is the author of "Broken", a book that examines how the global pandemic uncovered pro...

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Leading a “happy” life can mean a multitude of things, and there are great minds out there that have proven methods for those who are seeking this elevated way of life. Alex Bäcker, Ph.D. is a professional that has his own unique take on how to live happier – both successfully and sustainably. 

Alex Bäcker is a scientist, inventor, writer, speaker, and entrepreneur. He joins us today to discuss his background, and talk about his ne...

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Making healthy food options accessible to consumers is not something that many companies do. Not only is it generally more expensive to manufacture these products, but it can also be tough to do so with the quality and taste that people desire. 

Joining us today is Mae Steigler, the Chief Executive Officer of Organifi. Organifi is a company that seeks to support consumers in their quest for healthy eating habits. Mae connects with ...

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On this podcast, we are joined by Arthur Saniotis. Arthur is an Adjunct Senior Fellow at The University of Adelaide, Australia, and he currently specializes in clinical anatomy, neuroanatomy, and medical science. With a diverse background in the sciences, Arthur is interested in integrating various disciplines such as anthropology, philosophy, medical science, and evolutionary science. He does this so that he can see and study the ...

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There are questions that are constantly racing through our minds as conscious human beings. Oftentimes, these questions never leave our inner dialogue – but what happens when we talk about them openly?

John Strelecky is a motivational speaker, adventure traveler, and most recently, the best-selling author of “The Cafe on the Edge of the World”. This new book addresses three big life questions: “why are you here?”, “do you fear deat...

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Don’t show emotion. To cry is to show weakness. Suppress your anger to prove your manhood.

These are the kinds of messages sent by society to boys and young men. As a result, many are left with no healthy outlet for their emotions, which causes those emotions to build up over the course of years and years.

But “anger is like a ticking time bomb,” says Joseph Warren. It’s bound to come out at some point, and when it does, it often d...

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Diet influences a vast array of body functions. Eating poorly not only dictates how your body operates, but it can also affect your mental health. There are many opinions about what “good” nutrition looks like – and now more than ever, it is important to listen to evidence over anecdotes.    

Rohini Bajekal is a nutritionist and author who is joining us to discuss hormonal health, and how adding plants to one’s diet can improve ove...

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If you see a police officer choking someone to death … is it morally permissible to shoot the police officer to save the person?

Professor Jason Brennan from Georgetown University McDonough School of Business, argues that yes, it would indeed be just and morally permissible.

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  • Why people do not reason well when it comes to politics
  • How the democratic system could be improved
  • How politicians modify their behavior...
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    The approach to Women’s Health continues to shift as medical experts research alternative methods. Many doctors are finding that the best way to prevent female-specific disease is by implementing healthy lifestyle changes. 

    Joining us on this podcast is Dr. Nitu Bajekal. Dr. Bajekal is a Gynaecologist, Women’s Health Specialist, and co-author of Living PCOS Free. With over 35 years of clinical experience in this field, Dr. Bajekal...

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    One of the biggest issues with the supplement industry is that it’s unregulated, and many people don’t really know whether they’re getting a safe and effective product. Sarah and Josh Bowmar wanted to change that, and they did. It all started with a cup of “protein hot chocolate.”

    Tune in to learn:

  • How to navigate the supplement industry and know how to identify poor vs. quality products
  • The significance of manufacturing in a GMP, F...
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    Nutrition is a relatively new science. With this comes the revolving concept of what defines “good” nutrition, and what defines “bad” nutrition. As nutritional science evolves, many experts are finding new and innovative ways to nourish our bodies with holistic and well-balanced diets.

    Vesanto Melina, MS is a registered dietitian, consultant, and speaker. Along with this, she is the author of Kick Diabetes, Becoming Vegan, and many...

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    In this episode, our host, Richard Jacobs walks us through his recent visit to the Museum of Osteology in Oklahoma City, OK. With the many marvels he witnessed, Richard took numerous photographs and integrated 31 of them into a book – accompanied by 7 observations of what he saw. 

    The Museum of Osteology focuses on the function and form of the skeletal system. It does so by displaying hundreds of skeletal remains from all over the ...

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    Why can it be so challenging to wake up in the morning? Based on an individual's circadian rhythms, exposure to morning light can make all the difference. Press play to learn:

  • Why morning light is so important
  • The best way to influence your circadian rhythm
  • How sleep influences memory formation
  • Offer: This episode is sponsored by Viome. Use the code GENIUS to get an extra $20 off on Health Intelligence Test. Check it out now: Vi...

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    You’ve surely asked yourself the age-old question: what factors influence my weight? Well, there are many approaches to that question, and it’s getting harder to distinguish between the accurate and false information available. Fortunately, there are scientists who are seeking answers by going back to basics and investigating inherent biological mechanisms within other animals. 

    Returning to the podcast is Dr. Richard J. Johnson, a...

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    As you age, you lose stem cells. Scientists have found that collecting younger samples of these cells can be effective for future medical treatment. Being your own stem cell donor can come with a plethora of benefits, and many researchers believe that you will thank yourself later for thinking ahead. 

    Joining us on this podcast is Steven Clausnitzer. Steven is the CEO and co-founder of Forever Labs, an adult stem cell banking and s...

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    Joining us on this episode is Dr. Jason Kindrachuk. Dr. Kindrachuk is an assistant professor in Medical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases at the University of Manitoba. In addition to this, he is also Canada Research Chair in the molecular pathogenesis of emerging viruses. His research primarily focuses on the circulation, transmission, and pathogenesis of emerging viruses. Currently, Dr. Kindrachuk is investigating the many com...

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    Why is the preservation of freshwater habitats so crucial? With the abundance of unique populations of fish that utilize these ecosystems, the destruction of freshwater environments could be devastating.

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  • The function of a natal stream
  • Why the Chinook salmon population has been reduced
  • Possible solutions that could help stop population reduction
  • Offer: This episode is sponsored by Bowmar Nutrition. To receive a 5...

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    What makes the absence of antimatter puzzling? Since we know it is produced, not being able to observe it opens a host of new questions.

    Listen up to learn:

  • The essence of the Muon g-2 project
  • How the medium in which a particle travels affects it
  • What the supersymmetry theory is
  • Offer: This episode is sponsored by Bowmar Nutrition. To receive a 5% discount, use the code GENIUS5 at checkout. Go to BowmarNutrition.com to shop now!

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    The sensory and navigational abilities of migratory birds are a staggering phenomenon. As birds continue to complete successful voyages spanning thousands of miles, scientists have many questions about how they are able to do so with such accuracy and precision. 

    Dr. Henrik Mouritsen is a Visiting Professor in the Department of Chemistry as well as a permanent Full Professor at the Department of Biology and Environmental Sciences, ...

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    What makes the microplastic problem so hard to solve? With Varied sizes and states, this range of particles requires an interdisciplinary solution. Listen up to learn:

  • Why the microplastics problem requires a varied approach
  • If nanoparticles' charge affects their ability to be broken down
  • The factors that impact the degradation of microplastics
  • Offer: This episode is sponsored by Bowmar Nutrition. To receive a 5% discount, use t...

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