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Mice May Hold Keys To Disease Therapies

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Chris Laughery
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Dr. Peter Vitiello & Cara Hetland

Peter Vitiello, Ph.D., an associate scientist in the Children’s Health Research Center at Sanford Research has developed a new model which could have lasting implications for some of the world’s most dangerous diseases like cancer, diabetes, and heart disease. Dr. Vitiello is a member of the Society for Redox Biology and Medicine. It's an international organization of 1,200 scientists, investigators and clinicians who conduct research in the area of redox biology as well as oxidants and antioxidants.

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left to right Andy Pulsifer, Andrew Welbig, Rob Hodgdon

Robert Hodgdon, Andrew Welbig and Andy Pulsifer with Futurescape 3D LLC, a 3D printing studio in Sioux Falls. They discuss the first stand alone 3D printing studio in the state and explores the innovation of the technology.

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Interview with Robert Hodgdon, Andrew Welbig, and Andy Pulsifer

Dr. Daniel Heinemann discusses the efforts to increase Colorectal Cancer Screening in South Dakota. The goal is to screen 80 percent of the state’s population ages 50-75 by 2018.

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Interview with Dr. Daniel Heinemann

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Dr. Ranjit Koodali

Dr. Ranjit Koodali is a professor in the department of Chemistry and Dean of graduate education at USD. He introduces us to advancements in oil sorbents – a reusable sponge that absorbs oil in water.

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Interview with Dr. Ranjit Koodali