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.
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 Poem06/03/2020 Duração: 26min
How can literature serve medicine? An interview with the first “writer-in-residence” at Massachusetts General Hospital.
Podcast: Medicine on the Mountain09/01/2020 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 Researcher19/09/2019 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 Sepsis18/07/2019 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?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 Lessons01/11/2018 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 Shadow11/07/2018 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 Medicine10/05/2018 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 Scientist11/01/2018 Duração: 21min
Given half a chance, non-scientists can also make discoveries that move medicine forward.