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The Other Side of Approved Drugs: In Search of Radioprotectors

Posted By Administration, Wednesday, December 2, 2009
Updated: Monday, April 22, 2013

TheOctober 2009 episode is curated by Marjan Boerma and features her interview with Dr. Joel Greenberger on hunting for radioprotector drugs using short interfering RNA screening. The title of the featured paper is Synthetic Protection Short Interfering RNA Screen Reveals Glyburide as a Novel Radioprotector.

Introducing this issue, Vered’s News Minute highlights some of the popular science books that received an award from the Royal Society this year.

Happy listening!

Tags:  radioprotectors 

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The August 2009 Radiation Research Podcast

Posted By Administration, Monday, October 12, 2009
Updated: Monday, April 22, 2013

The interview of the month is with Dr Marta Parazzini (In the picture, fifth from left) and Paolo Ravazzani (sixth from right), both from CNR in Milan, Italy, co-authors of the paper appeared in the August issue of Radiation Research and entitled Effects of UMTS Cellular Phones on Human Hearing: Results of the European Project‘‘EMFnEAR’’.

This podcast is now open to your comments.

Tags:  non-ionizing radiation 

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The July 2009 Radiation Research Podcast

Posted By Administration, Wednesday, August 12, 2009
Updated: Monday, April 22, 2013

The interview of the month is curated by Sylvain, who spoke to Jeffrey Idle, from the Institute of Clinical Pharmacology, University of Bern, Switzerland, and last author of the paper entitled Radiation Metabolomics. 2. Dose- and Time-Dependent Urinary Excretion of Deaminated Purines and Pyrimidines after Sublethal Gamma-Radiation Exposure in Mice.

This forum welcomes your views on Jeffrey Idle and collaborators’ work.

Tags:  Biomarkers  chromotography  mass spectrometry  metabolomics 

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Comparison of Several Radiation Effects in Human MCF10A Mammary Epithelial Cells Cultured as 2D Monolayers or 3D Acinar Stuctures in Matrigel.

Posted By Administration, Thursday, July 9, 2009
Updated: Monday, April 22, 2013

Welcome to the June issue of the Radiation Research podcast, live from the "Heavy Ions in Therapy And Space Symposium 2009″, held in Cologne, Germany.

Dr. Sylvain Costes (Lawrence Berkeley Lab) interviews Dr Joel Bedford (Colorado State University), last author of a paper appeared in the June issue of Radiation Research and entitled Comparison of Several Radiation Effects in Human MCF10A Mammary Epithelial Cells Cultured as 2D Monolayers or 3D Acinar Stuctures in Matrigel.

Tags:  Biomarkers  cell death  chromosomal aberration  DNA damage  Low-LET 

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The May 2009 Radiation Research Podcast

Posted By Carrie Kovash, Tuesday, June 9, 2009
Updated: Monday, April 22, 2013

Welcome to the May issue of the Radiation Research podcast. In this issue, Vered’s News Minute focuses on collaborative research via The Citizen Scientist.

The interview of the month is with Dr Ian Stratford (pictured above by Suzi Davies) from Manchester, last author of a paper appeared in the May issue of Radiation Research and entitled The Impact of Intracellular Generation of Nitric Oxide on the Radiation Response of Human Tumor Cells.

Tags:  nitric oxide  tumor radiosensitization 

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The April 2009 Radiation Research Podcast

Posted By Administration, Thursday, April 30, 2009
Updated: Monday, April 22, 2013
Welcome to the April issue of the Radiation Research podcast. In this issue, the News minute with Vered Anzenberg focuses on self-experimentation.

The interview of the month is with Joel Bedford (pictured on the left), Yuanlin Peng (middle), and Christy Warner (right) from Colorado State University in Fort Collins, CO, co-authors, with others, of the twin papers entitled Radiation Leukemogenesis in Mice: Loss of PU.1 on Chromosome 2 in CBA and C57BL/6 Mice after Irradiation with 1 GeV/nucleon 56Fe Ions, X Rays or γ Rays. Part I. Experimental Observations and Part II. Theoretical Considerations Based on Microdosimetry and the Initial Induction of Chromosome Aberrations.

Last, Sara Rockwell, Editor-in-chief of Radiation Research, highlighting what’s this month in the Journal.

This post welcomes your criticism.

Tags:  cancer risk 

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The March 2009 Radiation Research Podcast

Posted By Administration, Monday, March 30, 2009
Updated: Monday, April 22, 2013

In this month’s episode, an interview with Marlis Frankenberg-Schwager from the Department of Nuclear Medicine at the University of Goettingen, Germany.

The title of her manuscript was: Single-Strand Annealing, Conservative Homologous Recombination, Nonhomologous DNA End Joining, and the Cell Cycle-Dependent Repair of DNA Double-Strand Breaks Induced by Sparsely or Densely Ionizing Radiation.

Your views on this podcast are most welcome.

Tags:  cell death  DNA damage  DNA repair  High-LET  Low-LET 

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The February 2009 Radiation Research Podcast

Posted By Administration, Monday, March 9, 2009
Updated: Monday, April 22, 2013
In this month’s episode, the News minute with Vered Anzenberg on evolution and left-handedness, an interview with Fiona Stewart (left) and Marion Scharpfenecker from NKI, Amsterdam, and our regular column by Sara Rockwell, Editor-in-chief of Radiation Research, highlighting what’s this month in the Journal.

The paper featured this month is entitled Radiation-Induced Activation of TGF-β Signaling Pathways in Relation to Vascular Damage in Mouse Kidneys.

Your views on this podcast are most welcome.

Tags:  normal tissue 

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The January 2009 Radiation Research Podcast

Posted By Administration, Wednesday, February 11, 2009
Updated: Monday, April 22, 2013

Welcome to the January 2009 Radiation Research Podcast. Authors for this month interview are scientists working at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, in California. Picture below shows them from left to right: Sanchita Bhattacharya, Francesco Marchetti, Xiu R. Lowe and Andrew J. Wyrobek.

This month, Sylvain Costes discusses with Drs Andrew Wyrobek and Sanchita Bhattacharya suprising results about the low dose response of brain tissues in mice. Their work is entitled: Early Brain Response to Low-Dose Radiation Exposure Involves Molecular Networks and Pathways Associated with Cognitive Functions, Advanced Aging and Alzheimer’s Disease.

Tags:  cognitive impairment  Low dose  microarray 

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The December 2008 Radiation Research Podcast

Posted By Administration, Friday, January 9, 2009
Updated: Monday, April 22, 2013

Welcome to the December 2008 Radiation Research Podcast. In this issue, an interview with Dr Ron Mitchel of Atomic Energy of Canada, first author of the paper entitled:A Lower Dose Threshold for the in vivo Protective Adaptive Response to Radiation. Tumorigenesis in Chronically Exposed Normal andTrp53Heterozygous C57BL/6 Mice

Also in this issue Sara Rockwell highlighting what’s this month in the journal and announcing the upcoming Radiation Research Society Annual Meeting in Savannah, Georgia.

Your comments are most welcome.Happy New Year!

Tags:  adaptive responses 

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