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S3E4: Dr. Joy Wolfram | Think Small: Reshaping the Story

Connect the dots

In this episode we talk with Dr Joy Wolfram, an esteemed and pioneering nanoscientist of the Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, FL. From butterfly flight to tiny fire engines inside the human body, we hear how Dr. Wolfram was inspired by her experience as a young scientist exploring the differences between butterflies and their flight time, to developing new strategies for the treatment of cancer. The amazing analogies in her storytelling enable us to understand the complex and skilled laboratory work that is revolutionising the design and treatment of multifunctional and targeted therapies of cancer through nanoscience.   We learn how the trait of a successful scientist relies on presentation of information and data in a compelling manner. Connecting the dots of scientific knowledge is important to make sense and capture the attention of the audience.  Remembering information and allowing data to tell the story, while being flexible and able to adapt the narrative in an ever changing world of scientific data is imperative. This enables one to reshape and therefore relay the truth and story behind science, in order to save lives. CONNECT WITH DR WOLFRAM Dr Wolfram at the Mayo Clinic E-mail Dr Wolfram Dr Wolfram’s TED talk Twitter CONNECT WITH NINE DOTS E-mail Geoffrey nine dots Media Twitter Instagram LinkedIn Facebook Please let us know what you think!  We'd appreciate if you left a review, share and subscribe.

26mins

29 Jul 2020

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Diagnostic and Therapeutic Applications of Extracellular Vesicles and Nanoparticles—Joy Wolfram, Ph.D.—The Nanomedicine and Extracellular Vesicles Lab, Mayo Clinic in Florida

FutureTech Podcast

About a decade ago, most scientific communities believed that extracellular vesicles (EVs)—the small particles that are created by every cell in our body—were not much more than nonfunctional waste. However, recent research is uncovering a lot of information about these particles, much of which could allow us to predict the likelihood of a cancer metastasizing in the human body, and potentially even use them as a treatment for myocarditis (inflammation of the heart) and lung ischemia with effusion injuries. This is just part of what Dr. Joy Wolfram, Director of The Nanomedicine and Extracellular Vesicles Lab at the Mayo Clinic in Florida is researching. In addition, she is focused on synthesizing nanoparticles capable of carrying cancer drug and anti-inflammatory compounds directly to the site of diseased tissues in the body. Interested in learning more? By tuning in, you’ll discover: The challenges and benefits of synthesizing nanoparticles in the development of nanomedicine How an analysis of the sugars on the surface of EVs might predict whether a cancer is likely to metastasize in a patient How EVs could contribute to regenerative medicine

32mins

22 Nov 2019

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Extracellular Vesicles: A Second Look at What Was Once Deemed Waste—Joy Wolfram, Ph.D.—The Nanomedicine and Extracellular Vesicles Lab, Mayo Clinic in Florida

Finding Genius Podcast

Not more than 10 years ago, the consensus among most scientists was that extracellular vesicles (EVs)—biological particles found in our urine, saliva, and throughout our bodies—were mere waste products with no role in communication between cells. Today, we know that’s simply not true: EVs certainly play a role in cell communication, but the extent to which they do so is still a topic of research. We also know that they have the potential to be used for diagnostic and therapeutic purposes. For example, the identification of EVs in the blood can be diagnostic of cancer, and we know that metastatic cancer cells release EVs that are softer than other types of EVs. Additionally, EVs can be taken from fat tissue and used for therapeutic purposes. This is just a fraction of what Joy Wolfram, Ph.D., Director of The Nanomedicine and Extracellular Vesicles Laboratory at the Mayo Clinic in Florida discusses on the podcast today. She also explains the work they are doing to synthesize nanoparticles which are capable of being modified in a way that allows them to transport therapeutic agents (e.g. cancer drugs, anti-inflammatory compounds) through the bloodstream and directly to the site of diseased tissue. By tuning in, you’ll learn about all of this and more, including: What specific types of benefits can be conferred by nanomedicine How an analysis of the sugars on the surface of EVs might predict whether a cancer is likely to metastasize in a patient How an understanding of EVs could be applied to regenerative medicine

31mins

22 Nov 2019

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Como as nanopartículas podem mudar a maneira como tratamos o câncer | Joy Wolfram

TEDTalks Saúde

Noventa e nove por cento dos medicamentos contra o câncer nunca chegam aos tumores, sendo eliminados do corpo antes que tenham tempo para cumprir a tarefa deles. Como podemos entregar melhor medicamentos que salvam vidas? A pesquisadora sobre o câncer Joy Wolfram compartilha pesquisas médicas de ponta em nanopartículas - partículas minúsculas que podem ser usadas para levar com precisão medicamentos até tumores - e explica como elas conseguem manter os medicamentos no corpo por mais tempo para atacar células malignas.

10mins

18 Oct 2019

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나노입자 기술이 항암 치료에 미칠 영향 | 조이 울프램(Joy Wolfram)

TEDTalks 건강

항암제의 99%가 종양에 도달하지 못합니다. 치료제가 효과를 발휘하기 전에 체내에서 약효가 떨어지기 때문입니다. 항암제를 종양으로 잘 전달하여 생명을 살릴 방법은 없을까요? 암 연구원 조이 울프램(Joy Wolfram)은 약물을 종양에 정확히 전달하기 위해 나노 입자를 사용하는 최첨단 의학 연구를 소개하고, 암세포를 공격할 때까지 어떻게 나노 입자로 약물을 보호할 수 있는지 설명합니다.

10mins

18 Oct 2019

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How nanoparticles could change the way we treat cancer | Joy Wolfram

TED Talks Daily (HD video)

Ninety-nine percent of cancer drugs never make it to tumors, getting washed out of the body before they have time to do their job. How can we better deliver life-saving drugs? Cancer researcher Joy Wolfram shares cutting-edge medical research into nanoparticles -- tiny particles that could be used to deliver drugs accurately to tumors -- and explains how they could keep drugs in the body longer to attack malignant cells.

10mins

18 Oct 2019

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How nanoparticles could change the way we treat cancer | Joy Wolfram

TED Health

Ninety-nine percent of cancer drugs never make it to tumors, getting washed out of the body before they have time to do their job. How can we better deliver life-saving drugs? Cancer researcher Joy Wolfram shares cutting-edge medical research into nanoparticles -- tiny particles that could be used to deliver drugs accurately to tumors -- and explains how they could keep drugs in the body longer to attack malignant cells.

10mins

18 Oct 2019

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Cómo las nanopartículas podrían cambiar el tratamiento del cáncer | Joy Wolfram

TEDTalks Salud

El 99 % de los medicamentos contra el cáncer nunca llega al tumor porque se eliminan del cuerpo antes de que tengan el tiempo necesario para hacer su trabajo. ¿Cómo podemos suministrar mejor los medicamentos que pueden salvar vidas? La investigadora sobre el cáncer, Joy Wolfram, comparte una investigación de vanguardia sobre las nanopartículas (partículas diminutas que podrían utilizarse para suministrar medicamentos a los tumores en forma precisa) y explica el modo en que esas nanopartículas podrían mantener por más tiempo los fármacos dentro del cuerpo para que puedan atacar las células malignas.

10mins

18 Oct 2019

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Les nanoparticules peuvent changer nos traitements du cancer | Joy Wolfram

TEDTalks Santé

99% des traitements contre le cancer n'arrivent jamais jusqu'aux tumeurs, car ils sont expulsés du corps avant d'avoir le temps d'agir. Comment pourrions-nous mieux délivrer des médicaments qui sauvent la vie ?Joy Wolfram, chercheuse en oncologie, partage le fruit de ses recherches avant-gardistes sur les nanoparticules -- des minuscules particules qui peuvent être utilisées pour larguer avec précision les médicaments dans les tumeurs -- et elle explique comment elles peuvent maintenir les médicaments à l'intérieur du corps plus longtemps afin d'attaquer les cellules malignes.

10mins

18 Oct 2019

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96: PHD Nanomedicine – Embedding messages into Nano Particles – Joy Wolfram

STEM on FIRE

Joy Wolfram Earned her undergrad in Biology and a PHD in Nanomedicine. Joy’s mission is to use science to save lives. [1:25] Careers with undergrad or graduate degree in Biology could be a writer for scientific journals or magazines. You could also go get a law degree and work on patents in the Biological arena. [2:30] Joy describes what Nanomedicine is and how it spans physics and chemistry disciplines. [4:40] What a day looks like running a research lab. [6:00] How did Joy make the decision to go into Nanomedicine and her specific area of expertise along with what has her fired up! [10:00] An Ah-Ha moment from Joy – at 11 years old her dog got sick and saw biology in action and from there created her own little lab at home. [13:00] Getting through college – Have confidence in your unique ideas, ask questions, network and find a mentor [14:40] Key skills – you need to be comfortable with failure. [16:30] Best advice – be part of something bigger than yourself, and refuse to take no for an answer. Joy’s Lab: Link Joy’s TedX talk: Link Book recommendation: The Immortal Life by Henrietta Lacks. Free Audio Book from Audible. You can get a free book from Audible at www.stemonfirebook.com and can cancel within 30 days and keep the book of your choice with no cost.

18mins

6 Oct 2019