“The Genetics of Addiction” will be the topic of a Sept 9 MDI Science Café presentation by Vivek Kumar, Ph.D., a neuroscientist at The Jackson Laboratory in Bar Harbor who researches behavior and behavioral abnormalities.
The role played by science in charting the course of Acadia National Park’s future will be the subject of an MDI Science Café to be held Monday, Aug. 26, at 5 p.m. at the Maine Center for Biomedical Innovation, located on the campus of the MDI Biological Laboratory, 159 Old Bar Harbor Road, Salisbury Cove.
MDI Biological Laboratory President Hermann Haller, M.D., will talk about using masterpieces of art to teach students the art of medical diagnosis in a July 22 MDI Science Café entitled “The Art of Medical Diagnosis: Training the Next Generation of Physicians and Scientists.”
The long history of interactions between natural science and economics will be the subject of a June 24 MDI Science Café presentation entitled “The Search for Truth in the History of Science and Economics: Some Surprising Connections.”
The mission of Schoodic Institute at Acadia National Park — to pursue collaborative solutions to critical environmental challenges through discovery and learning — will be the subject of a May 13 MDI Science Café at the MDI Biological Laboratory.
Pharmaceutical developers are under increasing pressure to deliver high-value products that are affordable to patients and society. But the costs of bringing new drugs to market are significant. What’s involved in bringing a new drug to market and what is considered when valuing these new therapies? Former pharmaceutical company executive Josephine A. Sollano, DrPH, will discuss this timely topic at a Science Café entitled “Demystifying the Valuation of Pharmaceutical Innovations” to be…
MDI Biological Laboratory Education Director Jane E. Disney, Ph.D., and systems developer Duncan Bailey will talk about this trend at an MDI Science Café presentation entitled “Knowledge to Action: The New Face of Citizen Science” to be held Monday, Sept. 11 at 5 p.m. in the Kinne Library on the laboratory’s Bar Harbor campus.
The recent advances in the science of aging will be the topic of an MDI Science Café presentation by MDI Biological Laboratory scientist Aric Rogers, Ph.D., entitled “Slowing Aging to Prevent Age-Related Disease and Decline.” The café will be held on Monday, Aug. 7, at 5 p.m. at the MDI Biological Laboratory in Bar Harbor.
Josephine P. Briggs, M.D., will address the subject of precision medicine at an MDI Science Café on Monday, July 24, entitled, “Precision and Imprecision: Science and the Art of Medicine” or “What Precisely is Personalized Medicine?” The talk will be held at 5 p.m. at the Maine Center for Biomedical Innovation on the campus of the MDI…