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BOSTON PUBLIC RADIO
Tue November 13, 2012
The Future of Medicine
I. What if you could awaken dormant heart cells, offering renewed vitality to those who have suffered heart attacks? Kara Miller speaks with Dr. Deepak Srivastava, a world leader in cardiovascular and stem cell research, about his exciting new findings.
II. Dr. Timothy Galitski and Dr. Tom Hawn have begun to examine medical treatments and drugs in a radically new way. Instead of focusing on the minute - diseased cells, for example - they suggest looking at the whole person, which might fundamentally change how medicine is practiced.
III. Kara Miller speaks with entrepreneurs trying to bring game-changing innovation to doctors' offices and hospital rooms. Welcome to Healthbox, the brainchild of Nina Nashif.