Tech Nation with Moira Gunn
Dr. Moira Gunn is the host of Public Radio's Tech
Nation, where she has conducted over 2,000 interviews with space pioneers
and cyber-novelists, venture capitalists and genetics researchers, teachers
and technophobes. A former NASA scientist and engineer, Dr. Gunn is a
Member of the Board of Directors of the Tech Museum of Innovation and
the Tech Awards' Global Leadership Council, and has served as a member
of the Awards Selection Committee for the Space Technology Hall of Fame.
The first woman to earn a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from Purdue
University, she also holds advanced degrees in Computer Science and a
software technical patent. Dr. Gunn is regularly asked to speak on the
Impact of Technology on Society, on the Current and Projected State of
Global Technology Penetration, and on her experience as a Woman in Technology,
Science and Engineering.
Between 2004 and 2012 The Conversations Network published 748 podcast episodes
of Technation. Look for them and more-recent programs on the
Tech Nation website (http://technation.com).
Dr. Moira Gunn learns about how the landscape of medicine is being changed by new discoveries in biology and genetics from Eric Topol, author of The Creative Destruction of Medicine: How the Digital Revolution Will Create Better Healthcare.
Dr. Moira Gunn talks about how intellectual property rights in the age of personalized medicine with head of the Life Sciences Practice at Baker Botts, Jen Gordon.
Dr. Moira Gunn learns more about the perspective of flows from Duke professor Adrian Bejan, author of Design in Nature.
Dr. Moira Gunn discusses generic drugs in the biotech space called biosimilars with Group Commercial Director for Eden BioDesign, Roger Lias.
Dr. Moira Gunn goes on the set of the Oscar-nominated short film, The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore with Co-Director Brandon Oldenburg and Executive Producer, Lampton Enochs.
Dr. Moira Gunn talks with Director Orin Levine from The International Vaccine Access Center at Johns-Hopkins School of Medicine about The Gavi Alliance and vaccines for the poor.
Dr. Moira Gunn talks about an exciting breakthrough in the treatment of trauma to the brain with the President and CEO of Edge Therapeutics, Brian Leuthner.
Dr. Moira Gunn talks with Stanford professor, Cliff Nauss about his journey into the female response to the personal technology boom in his new book, The Man who Lied to His Laptop.
Dr. Moira Gunn learns about the research into life on other planets right here on Earth from Harvard University professor of Astronomy, Dimitar Sassilov.
Dr. Moira Gunn discusses the war on counterfeit pharmaceuticals with the Head of Quality at Amgen, Martin VanTreste.