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Jenna Dion

in Portsmouth, NH

Being Seen

PRESENTED ON AUG 16, 2018
IN PORTSMOUTH NH @ VOL 34

Jenna Dion has worked in the world of dementia care for eleven years now. Her Mimi (maternal grandmother) inspired her as she watched her journey with Alzheimer's disease.

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Understanding Cancer

BY KELLY HOLMES
@ VOL 3 ON SEP 22, 2015

"We believe by doing this basic research in our lab that we can have new ways of preventing cancer."

In "Understanding Cancer" from St. Neots Vol 3, scientist at Cambridge University, Kelly Holmes breaks down what cancer is, why it develops and what laboratories, like the one she works in are doing to fight the disease.

This was "Presentation of the Day" on Wednesday, November 25th, 2015.

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The Detriment of Alzheimer's

BY JEFFREY ILIFF, PHD
@ VOL 19 ON APR 20, 2016

Jeffrey Iliff is a neuroscientist at the Oregon Health & Science University to figure out what is going wrong in the brains of people as they develop Alzheimer's disease. His discovery of the brain's garage disposal, called the glymphatic system, has shed new light on why sleep is restoritive for the mind and why sleep disruption may contribute to the development of diseases like Alzheimer's later in life. 

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Making Memories at the Easton Home

BY PAUL CERCONE
@ VOL 5 ON JUN 17, 2016

Paul Cercone relates his work with the Easton Home and efforts to create safe and comfortable environments by surrounding memory impared residents with decor and images from an earlier era.

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The Dad I Always Knew

BY HEIDI WIESE
@ VOL 4 ON MAY 26, 2016

While Alzheimer's has stolen their father-daughter relationship, Heidi Wiese honors the dad she always knew.

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Can Memory Be Restored?

BY SARAH-ANNA HESCHAM
@ VOL 31 ON SEP 07, 2016

"Some memories actually emerge to protect us from danger."

In "Can Memory be Restored?" from PechaKucha Night Maastricht Vol.31, Researcher from Maastricht University, Sarah-Anna Hescham shares new techniques that are being explored to manage and even restore memory loss. Remembering and forgetting are two important sides of the same coin that help us manage our day to day lives. But for some people, especially the elderly, forgetfulness is a common occurrence... Does a cure exist?

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Medical Cannabis in Maryland

BY DEBBY MIRAN
@ VOL 8 ON MAY 05, 2017

Medical marijuana is legal in Maryland as of 2014. Debby Miran has vast experience in drafting policy around medical marijuana. Listen to her presentation on medical cannabis in Maryland from the leglislation to the benefits and treatment.

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A creative journey

BY SABINE CARTER
@ VOL 15 ON JUN 15, 2017

In over 25 years as a creative professional Sabine Carter has seen her industry completely change. Being a 'multipotentialite' might have helped her to keep going.

 

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The Psychedelic Renaissance: The Reemergence of Medical Psychedelic Use

BY MOSHE JACOBSON
@ VOL 33 ON AUG 27, 2017

Moshe Jacobson speaks about a very personal experience he had during a psychedelic experience and how it shaped his perspective. This has led Moshe to seek to bring psychedlics out of the fog of myth and into the everyday, Listen as he describes this journey and where it is leading him today and in the future. 

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On Being Human: Perspectives as a Doctor and as a Patient

BY JOHN MERRILL-STESKAL
@ VOL 13 ON MAR 16, 2018

Dr. John Merrill-Steskal shares perspectives on being human - from that of a physician as well as from his lifećƒ¼changing journey as a cancer patient.