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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).




Exploring Quantum Chemistry | What Is “Picotechnology”?

What does electron density look like at the subatomic level? How do chemists and physicists manage to study matter at this level? In this episode, we discuss these topics and more with returning guest Dr. Preston J. MacDougall, a Professor of Chemistry at Middle Tennessee State University. Dr. MacDougall’s research surrounds theoretical chemistry – with a distinct focus on the development of quantum chemistry-based design tools for pharmacology and molecular electronics. How could his...


Circadian Rhythms: How Are They Connected To Psychiatric Disorders?

In this episode, we sit down with Dr. Colleen A. McClung, a Professor of Psychiatry and Clinical and Translational Science at the University of Pittsburgh. She is also the Director of the NIDA-funded Center for Adolescent Reward, Rhythms, and Sleep – a translational center dedicated to understanding the contribution of sleep and circadian disruptions to addiction vulnerability in adolescents. As a renowned leader in her field, Dr. McClung focuses her research on the molecular mechanisms of...


Does Emotional Energy Impact Your Health? | A Unique Outlook On Holistic Healing

In this episode, we connect with internationally-renowned teacher and healer Dr. Bradley Nelson. As a holistic Chiropractic Physician and Medical Intuitive, Dr. Nelson has used his background to develop The Emotion Code and Body Code Systems – his own distinct approach to energy healing. Drawing from both ancient and modern methods of healing, Dr. Nelson is dedicated to helping people struggling with emotions and diseases that modern healthcare has yet to find a cure to. In an effort to...


Healing From Trauma | How To Take Charge Of Your Mental Health

In this episode, we connect with Deborah Vinall, a Doctor of Psychology, a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, and a certified EMDR and Brainspotting practitioner. She joins us today to discuss her work as an author, trauma expert, and psychotherapist at Tamar Counseling Services. Dr. Vinall focuses her practice on helping individuals heal from traumatic life experiences and painful relationship dynamics. Additionally, she is the author of Gaslighting: A Step-by-Step Recovery Guide and...


What’s In Your Sweat? | Why Monitoring Your Sweat Can Improve Your Health

What’s in your sweat, and what can it indicate about your overall health? What if we could use biosensors to track it and improve your overall quality of life? While sweat may not be at the forefront of mainstream science, this type of technology may be more powerful than some may realize… Today we sit down to discuss all things sweat-related with Dr. Shalini Prasad. Dr. Prasad is a Professor in the Department of Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering graduate program at The University...


Looking At Mental Disorders | How Is The Brain Affected By Schizophrenia?

In this episode, we chat with Fabio Ferrarelli, MD, Ph.D., an Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Director of the Sleep and Schizophrenia Program at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. With years of experience in his field, Fabio is interested in gaining a better understanding of the neurobiological, cognitive, and social dysfunctions of psychotic disorders – specifically conditions such as schizophrenia. By examining the biomarkers of schizophrenia and related disorders,...


Aquatic Pollution Crisis | How Are Marine Systems Affected By Contaminants?

How do contaminants such as microplastics impact marine ecosystems? What can we do to mitigate the harmful effects of these pollutants? In this episode, we discuss these questions through the lens of aquatic toxicology and analytical chemistry with Austin Gray. Austin is an Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences at Virginia Tech. Austin’s research interests are centered around environmental toxicology – specifically analyzing how emerging contaminants may pose a risk to a variety of...


Exploring Computer Science | How Do We Control Technological Growth?

Today, we sit down with Patricia Morreale, a Professor and the Director of the School of Computer Science and Technology in the Hennings College of Science, Mathematics, and Technology at Kean University. Patricia’s distinct research on machine learning and network systems has contributed to advances in error detection and secure processing – which has been patented and commercialized. Additionally, Patricia conducts research on broadening participation in computer science, with a specific...


Plant Health 101 | How To Improve Crops Using Genomics & Genetics

In this episode, we discuss the intricacies of plant genetics and microbiome science with Dr. Maggie Wagner. Dr. Wagner is an Assistant Professor and Assistant Scientist in the Department of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology at the University of Kansas. Here, she focuses her research on the genetic basis of plants' interactions with their environment in both natural and agricultural systems. Dr. Wagner has extensive training in quantitative genetics and evolutionary ecology, and she uses this...


Certifiably Sound Sleep—Dr. Jonathan Greenberg—Sleep Certified

Stroke, heart attack, autoimmune diseases, weight gain and the inability to lose it, type 2 diabetes, Alzheimer’s disease, and cancer: what do all of these have in common? According to Dr. Jonathan Greenberg, one of the foremost authorities in treating snoring and obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), as well as a growing body of evidence, they can all occur as a result of snoring or sleep apnea. This is a significant problem, especially considering the fact that tens of millions of people in the...


Helping People Identify and Resolve Their Sleeping Issues

The truth is that most people who have sleep problems don’t really need to see a doctor about it; they just need to understand the problem, understand the challenges they’re having, and understand sleep, and then be given some ways to resolve it without using medications or medical devices or surgery,” says Jonathan Parker, who has worked as a dentist for over 36 years. For the past seven years, he's been collaborating with a sleep physician by the name of Mike Howell. With their combined...


Sleep Medicine: Expert Dr. Jose Colon Describes Sleep Disorders Treatment

In this podcast, Dr. Jose Colon explains The different types of sleep interferences we may face.The efficacy of home-sleep studies versus sleep facility studies.Short and long-term sleep health benefits like significant concentration improvement. Triple board-certified author Dr. Jose Colon brings his expertise to this podcast by addressing many common questions about the current state of sleep science. He describes different types of sleep disorders treatment from C-Pap machines to oral...


Modern Psychology, and Why We Sometimes Suffer from Sleep Problems

In this podcast, Michelle Mullaley, PhD, Licensed Clinical Psychologist, discusses sleep issues, psychology, child psychology, and the techniques and tools she utilizes to help people at her clinic. Jump in now to learn about: Dr. Mullaley specializes in child and family psychology. She earned her doctorate at Catholic University in Washington, DC. Dr. Mullaley discusses her background and current focus. As an active researcher, Dr. Mullaley does a lot of testing in addition to her regular...


On the Latest in the Treatment of Sleep Apnea from an Expert in the Field

Certified in both sports medicine and neurology, Dr. Gabriele Barthlen, PhD, MD has directed several sleep centers and authored three books, 33 abstracts, and 15 peer-reviewed articles throughout her career. She’s also been invited to speak at over 250 lectures, and today she’s accepted the invitation to speak on the podcast about the work that she’s currently doing at Sleep Center Hawaii and the latest in the world of sleep medicine. Contrary to much of her previous work researching sleep...


Secrets from the Depths of Sleep Itself: A Breakthrough Solution for Sleepless Nights

One night of poor sleep can ruin the week. Chronic poor sleep can disrupt short and long-term mental and physical health. And traditional sleep methods are misguided, which is why most of them don’t work. Press play to discover: trying Internationally renowned sleep expert and Co-Founder/Chief Clinical Officer at Sleep Easy, Richard Shane, has been featured in over 100 medical journals and publications. Today, he shares his insights with listeners, and even leads them through a...


Wide Awake: Sleep Disorders Treatment with Phyllis C. Zee

Phyllis Zee has studied circadian rhythm sleep disorders and symptoms for decades and shares key findings in this podcast. Listen and learn your way to better circadian habits. She explains circadian rhythm disorder causes Phyllis C. Zee is the Chief of Sleep Medicine in the Department of Neurology in the Feinberg School of Medicine at Northwestern University. This podcast offers listeners an enlightening conversation about how our circadian clocks work and what happens when they don't....


A Novel Therapy for Sleep Apnea that Targets the Root Causes

According to a meta-analysis study in 2015 that considered 226 studies, the practice of oral and breathing exercises lowered subjects' apnea–hypopnea index (an index of the severity of apnea based on how many times and for how long breathing ceases per hour of sleep) by 50%. So, what exactly are oral exercises? It may sound a little odd at first, but Sarah Hornsby is a myofunctional therapist who teaches people how to strengthen their tongue, throat, breathe through their nose, and keep...


Sleep Apnea and the CPAP Machine Encouraging Awareness, Appreciation, and Empowerment—Stacy Erickson Edwards—CPAPBabes

As the founder of CPAPBabes, Stacy Erickson Edwards is making it her mission to raise awareness of sleep apnea and the importance of receiving the right diagnosis early on, encourage people to appreciate the CPAP machine, which is the gold standard of treatment for sleep apnea, and empower people to use the machine with confidence and a sense of pride. She discusses the tendency of people to associate sleep apnea and CPAP machines with overweight, unhealthy, older people, so it came as...


Sleep Health, Anxiety, and “Re-Entry” Therapy with Annie Miller

“If you can’t sleep, so what?” asks Annie Miller. Well, you may or may not agree, but the point she’s making is that it’s far better to not care about a lack of sleep than to panic about it. Press play for more of her insights and learn: Annie Miller is a psychotherapist and the founder of DC Metro Sleep and Psychotherapy, a private practice in Bethesda, Maryland. Her specialties include sleep and insomnia, anxiety, trauma, and chronic pain. In today’s show, she discusses how the current...


Create Healthy Habits: Exploring This Company’s Commitment To Improving Your Sleep Quality

In this episode, we explore the world of deep sleep with Dr. Dan Gartenberg. Dr. Gartenberg is the CEO of SleepSpace, a company that provides people with various sleep-related resources so that they can discover effective ways to improve their rest. Dr. Gartenberg has been trying to “hack sleep” for 15 years. With a Ph.D. in cognitive psychology, he is deeply interested in how sleep affects perception and discernment. Dr. Garten is determined to make a difference in the field of sleep...