Returning to the show is Dr. Jason Karlawish, professor of medicine, medical ethics, health policy, and neurology at the University of Pennsylvania, and co- director of the Penn Memory Center. He brings his newly released book, “The Problem of Alzheimer’s; How Science, Culture, and Politics Turned A Rare Disease into a Crisis and What We Can Do About It.” It is a history, a manual, a call to action, and potential for a play; all in one book. Music credits: Greg Foat, “Symphonie Pacifique;” Chet Baker, “I Remember You.” http://www.kuci.org/podcastfiles/984/KarlawishPod5-4-21.mp3
UCI MIND (Institute for Memory Impairment and Neurological Disorders) director Dr. Josh Grill, takes some deep dives into promising findings in clinical trials for medications treating Alzheimer’s disease. In the second segment (minute 36:32), Voice of OC Voice reporter, Brandon Pho talks from his recent article about hate crimes directed toward Asian Americans in Orange County.
Music credits: Greg Foat, “Symphonie Pacifique;” Rob Mazurek-Exploding Star Orchestra, “Parable of Inclusion,” Dimensional Stardust – album; Uniting of Opposites “Corridor Moves,” Ancient Lights – album.
Shane Coffield, PhD student and researcher at UCI’s Department of Earth System Science, presents the Randerson Labs’ interesting findings using machine learning/artificial intelligence which models wildfires in Alaska, to predict which fires will burn out of control. The model will have application with California wildfires.
In the second segment (minute 30:19), Dr. Carl Cotman covers the state of Alzheimer’s research in advance of the UCIMIND Alzheimer’s Association annual conference in Irvine on 10-25-19, the title of which is “30 Years of Discovery; Hope on the Horizon. Chelsea Cox covers the roster of this year’s presenters. Information about UCI MIND is available at: https://www.mind.uci.edu.
UCI researcher Daniel Gillen speaks to all facets, including his talk, of the upcoming 29th annual Alzheimer’s conference, held this Friday, 9-21, 7:30 a.m. til 4 p.m.at the Irvine Marriott Hotel. Right around the corner, right down the street. Registration is still available at: https://www.mind.uci.edu/announcing-the-29th-annual-socal-alzheimers-disease-research-conference/. Details regarding participation in clinical trials are available at: 949-824-0008 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
In the second segment (min 32:24), Patricia Martz, anthropologist and board president of the California Cultural Resources Preservation Alliance, has lots of opportunities to direct our attention toward the civilizations over which we’ve settled our subdivisions and infrastructure: first is the California Cultural Resource Preservation Alliance’s 20th Anniversary Celebration, coming up this Sunday Sept. 23rd, the other are ancestor walks, 8 of them, around the OC, on October 6th. Details about both events are available at:https://www.facebook.com/California-Cultural-Resources-Preservation-Alliance-CCRPA-121990207811286/.