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Ep. 294 - Victor Nian, Energy Studies Institute, National University of Singapore

Feb 22, 2021
Feb 22, 2021

1) The impact of Fukushima on Victor Nian’s career path in the nuclear industry
2) A regional look at the risks and benefits of expanding nuclear energy in Southeast Asia
3) Singapore’s focus on energy efficiency as an urban island state
4) How small modular reactors could change Singapore’s nuclear power development...

Ep. 293, COVID Miniseries: Mohammad Khan - Associate Professor of Radiation Oncology, Emory University Winship Cancer Institute

Feb 11, 2021
Feb 11, 2021

1) The origins of radiation in medicine
2) The use of low dose radiation to treat cancer
3) Dr. Khan’s work treating COVID-19 related pneumonia with low dose radiation
4) Global efforts to begin clinical trials treating COVID-19 related pneumonia with low dose radiation and the challenges of using this treatment off protocol ...

Ep. 292, COVID Miniseries: James Welsh - Chief of Radiation Oncology, Edward Hines VA Medical Center

Feb 8, 2021
Feb 8, 2021

1) The use of radiation as a treatment for cancer and other benign diseases.
2) Cytokine release syndrome, the cytokine storm, and the body’s inflammatory response to COVID-19.
3) The use of low-dose radiation to treat COVID-19 related pneumonia and historical uses of radiation to treat pneumonia.
4) Current challenges to using low-dose radiation to treat COVID-19 related pneumonia.

Ep. 291, COVID Miniseries: Jim Conca - Trustee, Herbert M. Parker Foundation

Feb 3, 2021
Feb 3, 2021

1) The impacts of COVID-19 on the immune system
2) The use of low dose radiation (LDR) to treat COVID-19 related pneumonia and the historical precedence for this treatment
3) The importance of accurately weighing risk versus benefits when evaluating the use of radiation in medical procedures
4) Misconceptions about radiation and the important role it plays in medicine ...

Ep. 290: IFNEC Series - Facundo Deluchi (Argentina)

Feb 1, 2021
Feb 1, 2021

1) Facundo Deluchi introduces Argentina’s nuclear program and its impact worldwide through technology export
2) The role of INVAP in Argentina’s nuclear program and throughout the international market
3) Why the specific needs of developing countries must be considered in energy infrastructure development
4) How the International Framework for Nuclear Energy Cooperation brings different nuclear stakeholders together to strengthen the worldwide ...

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