The Weekly Summary

April 10th – April 16th                                 2017

In general news, the Trump administration accused Russia of being complicit with the Syrian Continue reading

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The Weekly Summary

April 3rd – April 9th                                 2017

In general news, Syria and Russia’s military teamed up to unleashed nerve gas attacks on rebels, which provoked President Trump into launching 59 cruise missiles to bomb the airbase. Continue reading

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The Weekly Summary

March 27th – April 2nd                                 2017

In general news, the new UK Prime Minister addressed Parliament to officially announce Continue reading

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The Weekly Summary

March 20th – March 26th                                 2017

In general news, another Muslim terrorist in London drove a car onto the pedestrian sidewalk Continue reading

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The Weekly Summary

March 13th – March 19th                                 2017

In general news, the national news hyped a Blizzard for the Northeast that never materialized. Continue reading

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The Lotus TAVR valve recall

March 16, 2017- produced and interviewed by Steven E. Greer, MD

We interviewed William O’Neill, MD, one of the first to implant a Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement Continue reading

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The Weekly Summary

March 6th – March 12th                                 2017               

In general news, South Korea’s President was impeached. “Towergate” seems to have backfired Continue reading

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Vagal nerve stimulation for weight loss

January 22, 2015- Interviewed by Steven E. Greer, MD

Erik Dutson, MD, bariatric surgeon from UCLA, discusses the newly FDA-approved weight loss device called Continue reading

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Phase 3 Trial of 177Lu-Dotatate for Midgut Neuroendocrine Tumors

January 12, 2017- Interviewed by Steven E. Greer, MD

Jonathan Strosberg, MD of Continue reading

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Interview with the CEO of Neovasc, Alexei Marko

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Interview with Dexcom’s CEO Terry Gregg

August 11, 2014- Interviewed by Steven E. Greer, MD

Above, in Continue reading

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Interview with MannKind’s CEO, Al Mann, and CFO, Matt Pfeffer.

October 23, 2013- Interviewed by Steven E. Greer, MD

The Healthcare Channel interviewed the CEO of MannKind, Al Mann, and the CFO, Matt Pfeffer. Continue reading

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The Weekly Summary

February 27th – March 5th                                 2017

 In general news, this was President Trump’s week. His State of the Union speech amazed Continue reading

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Interview with the CEO of Synthetic Biologics, Jeff Riley

February 8, 2016- Interviewed by Steven E. Greer, MD Continue reading

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The bionic pancreas data

July 2, 2014- Interviewed by Steven E. Greer, MD

The New England Journal of Medicine recently published the early clinical data on the “bionic pancreas” Continue reading

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The Daltrey Townshend teenage and young adult cancer center at UCLA

May 4, 2014- Interviewed by Steven E. Greer

More than 20 years ago, Roger Daltrey began forming special cancer units in the UK to treat patients in their teenage Continue reading

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Antoni Ribas, MD discusses cancer drugs targeting the PD1 signaling pathways

March 19, 2013- Interviewed by Steven E. Greer, MD

The upcoming ASCO meeting will be dominated by numerous presentations relating to new Continue reading

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The MusiCorps benefit concert 2015

October 16, 2015- by Steven E. Greer, MD

We interviewed the Founder of MusiCorps, Arthur Bloom, and one of the musicians in the band, Continue reading

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The Weekly Summary

February 20th – February 26th                                 2017

In general news, North Korean madman Kim Jon Un seems to have assassinated his half-brother Continue reading

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Review of combination immunotherapies seen at ASCO 2016

June 22, 2016- interviewed by Steven E. Greer, MD

We interviewed Siwen Hu-Lieskovan MD, PhD of UCLA, an expert with immunotherapies for melanoma, Continue reading

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