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Airing the 3rd Friday of each month at noon, listen to Discovery Radio on 91.7 WMSE, or browse our Episode Archive. Hear interviews and information about what scientists across southeastern Wisconsin are discovering in their labs and clinics. Think of it as a look behind the curtain about what's happening to accelerate discoveries to improve the health of our community - sometimes years before you would ever hear about it anywhere else. Discovery Radio introduces you to new and novel discoveries and the researchers behind them. It will change the way you think about your health and well being in Wisconsin.

Airing the 3rd Friday of each month at noon, listen to Discovery Radio on 91.7 WMSE, or browse our Episode Archive. Hear interviews and information about what scientists across southeastern Wisconsin are discovering in their labs and clinics. Think of it as a look behind the curtain about what's happening to accelerate discoveries to improve the health of our community - sometimes years before you would ever hear about it anywhere else. Discovery Radio introduces you to new and novel discoveries and the researchers behind them. It will change the way you think about your health and well being in Wisconsin.
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Airing the 3rd Friday of each month at noon, listen to Discovery Radio on 91.7 WMSE, or browse our Episode Archive. Hear interviews and information about what scientists across southeastern Wisconsin are discovering in their labs and clinics. Think of it as a look behind the curtain about what's happening to accelerate discoveries to improve the health of our community - sometimes years before you would ever hear about it anywhere else. Discovery Radio introduces you to new and novel discoveries and the researchers behind them. It will change the way you think about your health and well being in Wisconsin.

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@CTSIWI

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(414) 955-8200


Episodes

Discovery Radio Episode #57 - All Of Us Research Program Update

1/18/2019
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The All of Us research program recently completed its first year on a national level, and All of Us Wisconsin will soon wrap up its first year as well. We’ll update you on the largest medical research program in our nation’s history. And later, we’ll hear an inspiring, personal story of how All of Us is offering hope to a family in our community. It’s a show about All of Us inside this edition of CTSI Discovery Radio!

Duration:00:29:59

Episode #56 - 2018 Year In Review

12/21/2018
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Throughout 2018, CTSI Discovery Radio brought you fascinating stories of research and discoveries through translational science each month, including a look at the past, present and future of Precision Medicine, medical breakthroughs and innovations through team science, and encouraging impactful stories of positive and successful outcomes. We’ll re-visit all this and more, inside this special 2018 Year In Review edition of CTSI Discovery Radio!

Duration:00:29:59

Episode #55 - Mind In The Making

11/14/2018
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When a research scientist’s work revealed that kids today are losing their passion for learning, she took action to address this critical issue in child development. On today’s show, discover how her research lead first to a best-selling book, and now a program teaching the seven essential life skills every child needs, including right here in our community. And later, we’ll focus our CTSI on an effort bringing hope to children with rare diseases through the power of music. Learn about Mind...

Duration:00:29:59

Episode #54 - Neuroscience of Poverty

10/19/2018
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Research suggests there’s compelling evidence that growing up in poverty negatively impacts early childhood brain development, resulting in lower academic achievement and diminishing long-term health outcomes. On today’s show, learn about research investigating the neuroscience of poverty. We’ll also discover a clinical trial that’s testing an experimental drug for treating a kidney disease. And later, we’ll focus our “CTS-EYE” on efforts to address disparities in food access and food...

Duration:00:29:59

Episode #53 - Addressing Disparities in African American Male Prostate Cancer

9/21/2018
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Prostate cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer among men in the U.S., but research shows that a significant disparity exists in the U.S. and, specifically, in Milwaukee. On today’s show, learn about a research study hoping to provide better outcomes for African American men treated for prostate cancer in our community. We’ll also discover a clinical trial that’s enrolling patients being treated for Inflammatory Bowel Diseases. And later, we’ll focus our CTS-EYE on the Medical College...

Duration:00:29:59

Episode #52 - HIPEC: Advancement in Treating Stage-4 Abdominal Cancers

8/16/2018
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A procedure for certain stage-4 abdominal cancers, combining surgery and a specialized chemo-therapy treatment, is proving to be successful in giving patients both quantity and quality of life back. On today’s show, learn about the procedure known as HIPEC. We’ll also hear from someone in our community who was treated with HIPEC. And later, we’ll focus on clinical trials, as we learn how trials are carefully reviewed to assure the safety and protection of their participants. That’s all...

Duration:00:29:59

Episode #51 - XLMTM: Exploring Gene Therapy in Battling Muscular Disease

7/20/2018
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It’s a rare but devastating muscular disease that afflicts children from birth. But a world-wide collaboration of doctors, including one local expert, are seeing encouraging results from an effective gene therapy they’ve developed to treat it. We continue our new segment on clinical trials. And later, we focus on the suicide burden, and efforts to prevent suicide, in our community. It’s all inside this edition of CTSI Discovery Radio!

Duration:00:29:59

Episode #50 - Injury Prevention & Control Science: Treating Injury as Disease

6/15/2018
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When someone is injured, it puts that person at significant risk for disability or even death. In fact, each year, injury is among the leading causes of death in the U.S. So, what can be done to try to reduceinjuries and their potentially devastating results? On today’s show, we’ll learn about the importance of treating injury as disease. We’ll also introduce a new segment focusing on clinical trials and, later, we’ll hear get an update on the All of Us Wisconsin Research Program. That’s all...

Duration:00:29:59

Episode #49 - Blood Research: Diagnosing HIT

5/18/2018
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A commonly prescribed blood thinner can cause a serious, even fatal condition known as HIT. On today’s show, we’ll hear from a local researcher who’s working diligently on new treatments and tools for diagnosing HIT. And later, we’ll hear about a new public awareness campaign that can make you a hero in an emergency situation. We’re learning about a blood disorder, and how to Stop The Bleed, inside this edition of CTSI Discovery Radio!

Duration:00:29:59

Episode #48 - Autism Spectrum Disorder: Social Isolation of Teens & Young Adults

4/20/2018
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Autism is a neurological disorder that can dramatically affect a person’s ability to communicate and interact with others. It’s a life-long condition, even though many associate it with young children. On today’s show, we’ll look at some of those challenges among teens and young adult with Autism, and their increased risk mental health conditions like anxiety and depression due to their social isolation And later, we’ll give you an update on The Periscope Project and their involvement in the...

Duration:00:29:59

Episode 47 - Cancer Clinical Trial Breakthrough: Dual-Targeted CAR-T Cell Therapy

3/19/2018
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It's a new cancer treatment that genetically alters a person's immune system, training healthy cells to target and kill deadly cancer cells. On today show, hear from the team of doctors who worked collaboratively in translating basic science research into successful clinical application. And later, hear from the Wisconsin man whose life has been extended after becoming the first person in the world to receive this groundbreaking treatment in a clinical trial. Learn about the success of...

Duration:00:29:59

Episode 46 - Past, Present & Future of Precision Medicine

2/19/2018
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He calls it the last revolution in medicine, and he ought to know. He’s new to SE Wisconsin, but through his years of expertise, he’s leading researchers and clinicians in using the human genome to better understand disease, improve diagnoses and advance patient care in our community and beyond! Learn about Precision Medicine’s past, present and future from Dr. Raul Urrutia, inside this edition of CTSI Discovery Radio!

Duration:00:29:59

Episode #45 - Postdoc Industry Consultants (PICO)

1/19/2018
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In academic medicine, post-doctoral fellows are often at the forefront of scientific research. But not all post-docs stay in academics. On today’s show, we’ll discover an organization that’s helping post-docs gain experience from industry, while providing knowledge to industry. It’s known as PICO, or Postdoc Industry Consultants. Learn more, inside this edition of CTSI Discovery Radio!

Duration:00:29:59

Episode #44 - 2017 Year In Review

12/15/2017
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2017 was another year packed full of interesting stories of research and discoveries through translational science…and every month, CTSI Discovery Radio them to you. We learned about a public health crisis that’s claiming lives in our community and a project helping bring new lives into the community. We heard about impactful outcomes, impactful innovations, and impactful research on…impacts. Join us for a special 2017 Year In Review…inside this edition of CTSI Discovery Radio!

Duration:00:29:59

Episode #43 - All Of Us Research Program

11/17/2017
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Perhaps by now you’ve already heard about Precision Medicine, the revolutionary new approach of improving healthcare to the meet specific needs of individuals. On today’s show, we’ll share insight into a bold, exciting nationwide research program, designed to accelerate progress toward a new age of Precision Medicine for all of us. Learn about the All of Us Research Program, inside this edition of CTSI Discovery Radio!

Duration:00:29:59

Episode #42 - Love Your Liver

10/21/2017
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When was the last time you thought about your liver’s health? Do you ever? On today’s show, we will look at liver health, as well as a specific chronic liver disease, liver transplant, and later we’ll hear from someone who suffered from a chronic liver disease, requiring a liver transplant. It’s Liver Awareness Month, so we’re going to show some love for our liver, inside this edition of CTSI Discovery Radio

Duration:00:29:59

Episode #41 - Technology Transfer: Advancing Patents to Patients®

9/16/2017
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The Greek philosopher Plato said, “necessity is the mother of invention.” It’s true that challenges often inspire ingenious solutions. But sometimes, even after a solution is discovered, there are other challenges needing to be overcome. On today’s show, we’ll learn about the process of turning ideas into inventions, and then marketing them to the individual, creating commercial products or concepts that can benefit people worldwide. And later, we’ll hear about an upcoming annual, national...

Duration:00:29:59

Episode #40 - Battling PTSD Through Research, Technology, and Community

8/21/2017
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The mental health of our U.S. military veterans is an issue of increasing concern, with estimates today suggesting that Post Traumatic Stress from active military service affects and impacts somewhere between 15 and 20 percent of our veteran population. The challenge is, how can accurate information about high-risk behaviors be obtained from veterans in order to provide timely and effective early interventions for mental health crises? On today’s show, we’ll hear from one researcher who’s...

Duration:00:29:59

Episode #39 - The Periscope Project

7/22/2017
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Managing medications for treatment of behavioral health issues or addiction disorders can be challenging. But, imagine the added challenge of managing medications for women with these conditions who are pregnant or who have recently given birth. On today’s show, we’ll learn about a new initiative aimed at providing critical perinatal psychiatric expertise and resources for care providers of expecting and new mothers, and the high hopes for its success and growth. It’s a look at treating the...

Duration:00:29:59

Episode #38 - Crash Lab: Impact on Safety

6/17/2017
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We know that wearing a safety belt as part of the restraint system in vehicles can reduce our risk for injury in the event of an accident, but how do we know, and who tests them? On today’s show, we’ll hear from an expert at a crash lab in our community whose research has an important impact on the safety of people everywhere. We’re going to the crash lab to find out how dummies make us smarter and safer, inside this edition of CTSI Discovery Radio!

Duration:00:29:46