Towards London
Episode 103: A Repose at the Tower

Episode 103: A Repose at the Tower

October 31, 2017

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The Transformation of Care

Dr. Irene Hramiak, Site Chief of Medicine and the Centre for Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolism at St. Joseph’s Health Care London and a Professor and Division Chair at Western's Schulich School of Medecine and Dentistry talks about about how a rebuilding a century-old hospital from the ground up has led to new discoveries and treatments in patient care.

Watch some videos about the transformation here.

Scanning The Mysteries

Dr. Lisa Saksida (twitter), Canada Research Chair in Translational Cognitive Neuroscience

Dr. Ravi Menon (twitter), Canada Research Chair in Functional and Molecular Imaging, Medical Director at CFMM (twitter)

Dr. Adrian Owen (twitter), Canada Research Excellence Chair in Cognitive Neuroscience at Western University

All three exceptional scientists tell us about sixty-six million dollar study that involves, scientists, doctors, musicians, artists, and business people looking into the most mysterious organ we have through BrainsCAN (twitter).

Meet Our Future Robot Surgeons

Dr. Christopher Schlachta at CSTAR, London Health Sciences Centre is blending virtual reality with real-world robots to make surgery safer, faster, and more accessible.

Watch a video about Nick Paparella's experience with robotic surgery.

Episode 102: Nothing Proposed Will Be Withheld

Episode 102: Nothing Proposed Will Be Withheld

October 24, 2017

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Special thanks to St. Joseph's Health Care London and London Health Sciences Foundation for their help in securing this interview footage.

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Episode 101: There’s Something In The Water

Episode 101: There’s Something In The Water

October 17, 2017

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Episode 100 - The Preview Episode

Episode 100 - The Preview Episode

October 2, 2017

For everyone curious about what’s next in technology, science, humanities, art, and entrepreneurship, there is Towards London, a dynamic new podcast that highlights the accomplishments of the brightest professionals at the forefronts of their fields. Thought-provoking and entertaining, this 10-episode series explores the ideas that are shaping the future of healthcare, manufacturing, media, and beyond.

Launching with a 10-episode series in Fall 2017, Towards London blends the exciting style that CBC’s Spark uses to explore technology’s social impact with the conversational, casual tone of NPR’s Planet Money. Each week will feature a new set of ideas that are informing and shaping tomorrow’s world-changing innovations. Living in a small city rich with big ideas means we live among some of the world’s greatest minds, and now everyone can learn about the exciting advances being made in science, art, business, and society as they reshape our everyday lives.

Moderators Adam Caplan and Shobhita Sharma have a witty, approachable style and curious, engaged perspectives. Each 20-25 minute episode features entertaining and compelling interviews with London-based guests and unique insights into the innovations being produced in Canada’s London.

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