Innovation: Concussions And Modernizing Air Traffic Control

Aug 27, 2017

Former U.S. Transportation Secretary James Burnley.
Credit SDPB/Cara Hetland

In The Moment ... August 25, 2017 Show 164 Hour 2

Former U.S. Transportation Secretary James Burnley is in Sioux Falls to address the latest efforts to modernize air traffic control in the country and how those efforts might impact states like South Dakota.  Burnley served as General Counsel, Deputy Secretary and Secretary of Transportation under President Ronald Reagan.

Thayne Munce of the Sanford Sports Science Institite discusses the latest research in concussion testing and the recently released national CTE study.

Robin Ammon, Chair of the University of South Dakota Division of Kinesiology and Sports Management, talks about research into concussion policy.  He recently looked at laws in all 50 states and is now looking at high school activity association policies.

Dr. Ranjit Koodali is a regular guest for conversations about the latest chemistry research around the country.  His focus this time explains how Core-Cross-Linked Nanoparticles can reduce neuroinflammation and improve outcome in mouse model of traumatic brain injury.  Chemists are interested in drug delivery to the brain.  Dr. Koodali is a chemistry professor and dean of the University of South Dakota Graduate Education program.