Proto Podcast

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Sinopse

The Proto Podcast explores the frontiers of medicine, including the places where medicine meets technology, the arts, law and culture. This podcast is a companion to the award-winning magazine, produced since 2005 by Massachusetts General Hospital.

Episódios

  • Podcast: The Good Life Under Lockdown?

    Podcast: The Good Life Under Lockdown?

    23/04/2020 Duração: 23min

    Psychiatrist Robert Waldinger’s TED talk about what makes a good life has been viewed more than 32 million times. Can those rules be applied to quarantining as well?

  • Podcast: The Examination of a Poem

    Podcast: The Examination of a Poem

    06/03/2020 Duração: 26min

    How can literature serve medicine? An interview with the first “writer-in-residence” at Massachusetts General Hospital.

  • Podcast: Medicine on the Mountain

    Podcast: Medicine on the Mountain

    09/01/2020 Duração: 23min

    The body can behave strangely at high altitudes. What can that teach researchers about life at sea level?

  • Podcast: The Important, Impossible Role of the Chinese Graduate Researcher

    Podcast: The Important, Impossible Role of the Chinese Graduate Researcher

    19/09/2019 Duração: 31min

    Scientific collaborations with China are the latest front in the trade war. Foreign students are torn between two nations—and wrestling with a mental health crisis.

  • Podcast: A Battle Plan for Sepsis

    Podcast: A Battle Plan for Sepsis

    18/07/2019 Duração: 21min

    Hospitals get a step closer to conquering a deadly disease that most people have never heard of.

  • Podcast: Can AI Save Us from Despair?

    Podcast: Can AI Save Us from Despair?

    10/01/2019 Duração: 24min

    Psychiatry is finding its footing with machine intelligence. New tools may dramatically help those who need it the most.

  • Podcast: Polar Lessons

    Podcast: Polar Lessons

    01/11/2018 Duração: 24min

    Researchers are untangling how animals can live in the Arctic and Antarctic cold. The applications for human medicine could be vast.

  • Podcast: The 100 Year Shadow

    Podcast: The 100 Year Shadow

    11/07/2018 Duração: 19min

    Martin Hirsch explores the role of a tenacious virus and the role of “fake news” in the great epidemic of 1918.

  • Podcast: Mothers in Medicine

    Podcast: Mothers in Medicine

    10/05/2018 Duração: 22min

    Women are significant contributors to research, but their careers are often cut short when they have children. What can be done to remedy this gender disparity?

  • Podcast: Enter the Citizen Scientist

    Podcast: Enter the Citizen Scientist

    11/01/2018 Duração: 21min

    Given half a chance, non-scientists can also make discoveries that move medicine forward.

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