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Apr

26

Talking about OPEN WOUND with Radio KUCI

Sunday, April 26, 2015 - 1:57pm

On April 28th, I'll be talking with Claudia Shambaugh about my novel OPEN WOUND: THE TRAGIC OBSESSION OF DR. WILLIAM BEAUMONT. Claudia's show Ask a Leader, is a lively hour long discussion of books, culture, science and the arts.

Listen to a live stream of the interview on Radio KUCI 88.9 FM in Irvine, at kuci.org at noon-12:45pm EST, 9-9:45 PDT.  

A podcast will be uploaded by the following weekend, on...

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Apr

07

The capacity to be Harper Lee

Tuesday, April 7, 2015 - 8:06am

In February, the author Harper Lee stunned the world with the news that, in July, she will publish “Go Set a Watchman.” It’s Lee’s second novel, coming out...

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Mar

08

“Should we still read Still Alice?”

Sunday, March 8, 2015 - 9:32am

This question’s been nagging me. It’s a great story to raise awareness -- and it got five-time nominated Julianne Moore her first Oscar – but is it the best narrative to help us make sense of Alzheimer’s disease? I started writing and this Sunday’s Philadelphia Inquirer has my essay “...

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Jan

24

Alzheimers disease finds a different voice

Saturday, January 24, 2015 - 1:29am

AP has a story about Peter Bristol, one of the first subjects of the A4 Study – shorthand for the...

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Dec

28

Time to start making sense of Alzheimers -- because short of a cure, we're going to have to learn how to live with this disease of the mind

Sunday, December 28, 2014 - 2:24pm

This Fall, my colleagues and I launched www.makingsenseofalzheimers.org, a web site dedicated to understanding the disease's past, present and possible futures. It features interviews with people who are living with the disease, work by visual and performance and...

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Nov

23

Talking about Alzheimer’s, aging and the spaces in between them….

Sunday, November 23, 2014 - 10:51am

A few recent interviews with me are up & about the air and cyber waves...

Wisconsin Public Radio’s Kathleen Dunn spoke with me. The show, “...

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