The Charlie Rose Science Series is an exploration of the advances being made in scientific research, their contribution to our understanding of the world around us, and how these breakthroughs may be applied to improving human health. Charlie Rose is joined in this endeavor by British biochemist and Nobel Prize-winner Sir Paul Nurse.
Volume One features five episodes:
Exploring the human brain from psychoanalysis to cutting edge research.
Guests include: Psychiatrist and neuroscientist Eric Kandel
The Human Genome
We look at the contributions that have been made to science through the discovering and mapping of human DNA.
Guests include: James Watson, Chancellor of Cold Springs Harbor Laboratory; Eric Lander, Founding Director of the Broad Institute; Craig Venter, founder of the J. Craig Venter Institute
An in-depth discussion of longevity and aging from the latest research on calorie restriction, anti-aging drugs, genetic manipulation to the social and economic implications of an increase in human life span.
Guests include: Cynthia Kenyon, University of California; Richard Weindruch, Wisconsin National Primate Center; Robert Butler, president of the International Longevity Center
A discussion of the latest advances in cancer, from the genetics to cancer prevention, early detection, diagnosis, treatment and management of care.
Guests include: Harold Varmus, president of the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center; David Nathan, president emeritus of the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute; Martin Abeloff, director of the Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center
The latest advances in embryonic and adult stem cell research, their implications, and potential to change the way medicine is practiced.
Guests include: George Daley; Doug Melton; Larry Goldstein; and Story Landis.
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