Jenna Dion has worked in the world of dementia care for eleven years now. Her Mimi (maternal grandmother) inspired her as she watched her journey with Alzheimer's disease.
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BY KELLY HOLMES
@ VOL 3
ON SEP 22, 2015
"We believe by doing this basic research in our lab that we can have new ways of preventing cancer."
In "Understanding Cancer" from St. Neots Vol 3, scientist at Cambridge University, Kelly Holmes breaks down what cancer is, why it develops and what laboratories, like the one she works in are doing to fight the disease.
This was "Presentation of the Day" on Wednesday, November 25th, 2015.
The Detriment of Alzheimer's
BY JEFFREY ILIFF, PHD
@ VOL 19
ON APR 20, 2016
Jeffrey Iliff is a neuroscientist at the Oregon Health & Science University to figure out what is going wrong in the brains of people as they develop Alzheimer's disease. His discovery of the brain's garage disposal, called the glymphatic system, has shed new light on why sleep is restoritive for the mind and why sleep disruption may contribute to the development of diseases like Alzheimer's later in life.
Can Memory Be Restored?
BY SARAH-ANNA HESCHAM
@ VOL 31
ON SEP 07, 2016
"Some memories actually emerge to protect us from danger."
In "Can Memory be Restored?" from PechaKucha Night Maastricht Vol.31, Researcher from Maastricht University, Sarah-Anna Hescham shares new techniques that are being explored to manage and even restore memory loss. Remembering and forgetting are two important sides of the same coin that help us manage our day to day lives. But for some people, especially the elderly, forgetfulness is a common occurrence... Does a cure exist?
Medical Cannabis in Maryland
BY DEBBY MIRAN
@ VOL 8
ON MAY 05, 2017
Medical marijuana is legal in Maryland as of 2014. Debby Miran has vast experience in drafting policy around medical marijuana. Listen to her presentation on medical cannabis in Maryland from the leglislation to the benefits and treatment.
The Psychedelic Renaissance: The Reemergence of Medical Psychedelic Use
BY MOSHE JACOBSON
@ VOL 33
ON AUG 27, 2017
Moshe Jacobson speaks about a very personal experience he had during a psychedelic experience and how it shaped his perspective. This has led Moshe to seek to bring psychedlics out of the fog of myth and into the everyday, Listen as he describes this journey and where it is leading him today and in the future.
BY NAOMI MISON
@ VOL 11
ON MAR 15, 2018
Naomi Mison is on a purpose-driven mission to build awareness of people living with dementia, their caregivers and the daily struggles they face. Through her blog Discuss Dementia, Naomi engages, enables and empowers people affected by the disease and their support networks to collaborate with the end goal of making continual improvements to linking the legal, health care and political systems. She is a staunch advocate who is channelling her passion to shine a light on dementia.