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CTSI Discovery Radio is a unique facet of the Clinical & Translation Science Institute (CTSI) of Southeast Wisconsin. Each 30-minute monthly show informs and educates listeners about translational research relative to current health topics, clinical studies and advancements in biomedical research leading to better outcomes. CTSI Discovery Radio is hosted and produced by award-winning veteran radio personality Bryan Belmer. Visit the CTSI website at https://ctsi.mcw.edu
 
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We live in a world filled with microorganisms that can threaten our public health. But thanks to vaccines, we can become immune to many otherwise dangerous, even deadly diseases. On today’s show, learn how vaccines protect us and save lives, ours and our children’s. We’re learning about vaccinations, inside this edition of CTSI Discovery Radio!…
 
The science of epidemiology looks into the incidence and distribution of diseases, and today researchers are tracking cases of and answers for the virus causing a worldwide pandemic. Discover the epidemiology of COVID-19, including definitions for terms you hear related to the Coronavirus. It’s all inside this edition of CTSI Discovery Radio!…
 
The year 2020 brought global health into greater focus than ever before. On today’s show, we’re bringing into focus how global health truly involves everywhere and everyone. Learn global health perspectives in times of a time of a global health pandemic, inside this edition of CTSI Discovery Radio!저자 CTSI of Southeast Wisconsin
 
When the COVID-19 pandemic hit the US, a researcher who focuses on sickle cell disease (SCD) was concerned. So, she assembled a team to create a registry of SCD patients who’ve contracted COVID-19. Learn about a SCD/COVID-19 registry that’s now international in scope and hope of providing better outcomes, inside this edition of CTSI Discovery Radio…
 
Technology is not only changing how healthcare is delivered, it’s also advancing where and when it’s delivered. On today’s show, discover how the COVID-19 pandemic is rapidly increasing the need for virtual-care. We’ll also hear how virtual-care is impacting patients who are among the most vulnerable for getting COVID-19. Learn about virtual-care, …
 
From the onset, medical experts warned that patients with pre-existing conditions are more vulnerable to infection from the COVID-19 Coronavirus. On today’s show, discover how COVID-19 is impacting patients treated in the area of medicine know as cardio-oncology. We’ll also learn how recovered patients can make a difference in COVID-19 treatment an…
 
Worldwide efforts continue to control the spread of the COVID-19 Coronavirus. And while most haven’t contracted the virus, the social distancing and isolation from the pandemic have taken a toll on adults as well as kids. We’re exploring the psychological impacts of the COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic. And later, learn about a nationwide registry col…
 
It’s a global health crisis never before seen in our lifetime, leading some to misunderstand what it is we’re experiencing, question how we stop the spread of it, and left to wonder what happens next. So, we’ve reached out to some experts and thought leaders for perspectives on the COVID-19 Coronavirus, inside this edition of CTSI Discovery Radio.…
 
You hear it in the news all-too-often: The increasing public health concern surrounding vaping. According to many experts it’s has risen to the level of public health crisis, including cases right here in our community. We’re focusing on the breathtaking risks of vaping, inside this edition of CTSI Discovery Radio!…
 
Mitochondria are called the powerhouse of our human cells, but when they fail to function properly, it’s like flipping the switch of the power source off. On today’s show we’ll learn about Mitochondrial Disease, from research aimed at better diagnosing it to the experience of one young woman who has it. Hear it all inside this edition of CTSI Disco…
 
There are approximately 100,000 diagnosed cases of Sickle Cell Disease in the United States, and millions more worldwide. Patients born with it are often faced with episodes of severe, acute pain as well as ongoing chronic pain. On today’s show, learn about Sickle Cell Disease and research aimed at better understanding the pain it causes. It’s all …
 
It’s a chronic inflammatory bowel disease that affects over a million people throughout the U.S. For many, it’s controllable with medication. But, some patients don’t respond to these treatments and require surgery which, in severe cases, can result in removal of the colon. On today’s show, discover hopes for a new medication and a successful surgi…
 
It’s a chronic disease that affects people from the very beginning of life. But successful research is leading to ever-improving treatments, resulting in ever-increasing life expectancy. And later, we’ll hear from a woman in our community who is thriving, despite battling it. We’re learning about Cystic Fibrosis, the transition from pediatric to ad…
 
It’s a virus-type so common that almost every male and female in the U.S. will contract some form of it during their lifetime. The good news is, it’s preventable. But, for some, it can have devastating consequences. We’re learning all about the Human Papillomavirus (HPV). And later, we’ll discover a clinical trial that’s showing promising results f…
 
We’ve all had an acute illness that resulted in vomiting. It’s the worst! But imagine having a condition that causes you to experience severe episodes of vomiting for hours or even days. On today’s show, discover the latest on the chronic GI condition known as Cyclic Vomiting Syndrome, and later we’ll from someone in our community who has it. We’re…
 
Nearly 3 million people suffer traumatic brain injuries in the U.S. each year. While most are mild, they present challenges for researchers, clinicians and patients. On today’s show, learn about mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI), including a look at one clinical trial that used yoga as therapy for recovery. It’s all inside this edition of CTSI Dis…
 
Original Air Date: APRIL 19, 2019 | It affects over 26 million Americans, including more than 6 million children. Fortunately, it is treatable. On today’s show, we’ll focus on asthma and efforts to improve treatments for it. We’ll also learn about an asthma-related study that’s focusing on air-quality in daycares. And we’ll discover an experimental…
 
It’s something we all do, or need to do, for good health: Sleep. On today’s show, learn about disorders that can affect healthy sleep from a sleep expert. We’ll also learn about sleep studies that can help overcome sleep disorders. And we’ll focus our CTSI on a local medical student who’s designing dream bedrooms for kids fighting cancer. We’ll dis…
 
The battle against heroin and prescription opioid use disorder wages on across our nation and in our community. On today’s show, we’ll update you on local efforts to fight and measure the size and scope of our local epidemic. We’ll also discover what researchers are learning about chronic pain and pain treatment. And we’ll focus our CTS-Eye on a cl…
 
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. I…
 
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 r…
 
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 …
 
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 expe…
 
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 …
 
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 f…
 
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 …
 
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 als…
 
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 …
 
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 l…
 
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 ex…
 
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 fu…
 
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…
 
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 in…
 
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 …
 
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 lo…
 
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 …
 
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 vetera…
 
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 exp…
 
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 cra…
 
Parents will do anything to protect their children. But at some point it’s almost inevitable that a child will get hurt, whether from an accident or from recreational play, resulting in acute pain that needs to be treated.On today’s show, we’ll learn about how acute pediatric pain is most effectively assessed, treated and managed by healthcare prof…
 
For such small organs, our kidneys perform some disproportionately large functions in our body. Unfortunately, the rate of kidney disease in the U.S is higher than you might think, requiring treatments ranging from medications to dialysis and, in severe cases, kidney replacement. On today’s show, we’ll learn about our kidneys from a couple of leadi…
 
It’s one of the largest, most wide-spread public health crises our country and our community has ever faced. The incidence rate of heroin and prescription opioid abuse and related deaths has reached epidemic proportions. On today’s show, we’ll explore how this concerning problem is affecting members of our community, and how it’s impacting medical …
 
A team of doctors need to fix a critically ill patient’s badly damaged esophagus, only to find that it’s beyond repair by standard practice. What they did instead, you’ll have to hear to believe!On today’s show, we’ll get the story straight from the doctor in our community who lead an extraordinary team effort in successfully re-growing an esophagu…
 
This year was a year filled with interesting news and stories of research and discoveries through translational science and throughout 2016, CTSI Discovery Radio brought you lots of them!On today’s show we’ll revisit some of the important stories we shared with you…like how our medical industry hopes to revolutionize healthcare and treat diseases i…
 
Imagine if your body’s immune system developed an abnormality, and instead of helping to fight off infection, it began mistaking good bacteria and other matter in the intestinal or digestive tract as invading substances. For over one-and-a half-million people in the U.S. suffering from Inflammatory Bowel Diseases, it’s all too real.On today’s show,…
 
Original Air Date: OCTOBER 21, 2016 | How many times have you heard it? “Trust your gut!” Well, do you? New findings from a recent clinical study on the human gut bacteria suggest that you should. On today’s show, we’ll learn about one local research team who’ve discovered a groundbreaking link connecting a bacteria type in our intestines’ gut flor…
 
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