Ep. 42: Neuronal Apoptosis- The Cautious and the Willing with Dr. Mohanish Deshmukh and Connor Wander

This episode is all about neuronal apoptosis.  In Dr. Mohanish Deshmukh’s eyes, some cells are willing to undergo apoptosis, while …

Ep. 41: Alzheimer’s Disease Research roundtable with Drs. Cynthia Lemere, Charles Glabe, and Lea T. Grinberg

  This week’s episode marks the 2nd of a series focused on Alzheimer’s disease (AD) research.  All episodes were recorded …

Ep. 39: Alzheimer’s Disease Research Part I with Drs. Diane Bovenkamp, Frank LaFerla, and Bruce Lamb

  This week’s episode marks the 1st of a series focused on Alzheimer’s disease (AD) research.  All episodes were recorded …

Ep. 33: Brain Imaging of Chronic Pain with Anton Rogachov and Connor Wander

This week we talked with Anton Rogachov, a 5th year PhD student in Dr. Karen Davis’s Lab at the University …

Ep. 31: The Microbiota-Gut-Brain Axis: From eubiosis to dysbiosis and back: useful biomarkers for clinical treatment with Miguel Mateas

Today, back by popular demand is Miguel Mateas, a Clinical Nutritional Neuroscientist who studies how the microbiota affects the brain …

The Microbiota-Gut-Brain Axis: What, Why, and How to Maintain Gut and Brain Health

CLICK HERE FOR MOBILE VERSION (VERTICAL) This article focuses on a breakdown of a recently published review paper on the …

Ep. 30: Breaking the Vicious Cycle of Pain and Addiction with Waylin Yu

Connor Wander talked to Waylin Yu about his research in the overlap of pain, negative emotion, and addiction.  Waylin studies …

Ep. 28: Cognitive Rehab using Virtual Reality with Faviola Dadis

We spoke with Faviola Dadis, the CEO of NeuroReality who is using her cognitive rehab company to fund her PhD …

Ep 26: Traumatic brain injury and CTE Roundtable with Connor and Julian

Chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) is a progressive neurodegenerative disease that is associated with traumatic brain injury (TBI). This disease is …

Episode 17: Addiction and Sex differences in the Brain with Jean Rivera

————————————————————————————————— Jean completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Puerto Rico (UPRM) majoring in Chemistry, with minors in Psychology …