Program 242

AIRDATE:09/07/07

PROMO: AHFMR scholar Dr. David Wright studies links between secretions from adipose tissue, exercise and Type 2 diabetes

Biomedical engineering researcher David McAllindon searches for cause of schizophrenia

Ecologist Dr. Peter Duinker leads SFMN's Forest Futures Project

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TITLE: Dr. David Wright, Assistant Professor, Faculty of Agriculture, Forestry and Nutritional Science, University of Alberta and AHFMR Scholar
SUBJECT: #242 Diabetes, Fat and Exercise
SYNOPSIS: Exercise may be an important treatment In the prevention of Type 2 diabetes. But as Dr. David Wright is finding in his research, you might have a bigger battle getting rid of the fat than you’d expect.

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TITLE: David McAllindon, Masters Student, Biomedical Engineering, University of Alberta
SUBJECT: #242 MRI Scans To Target Cause of Schizophrenia
SYNOPSIS: A graduate student in biomedical engineering, David McAllindon is using MRI technology to help uncover the cause of schizophrenia.

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TITLE: Dr. Peter Duinker, Professor of Resources and Environmental Studies, Dalhousie University and Core Team Leader, SMFNetwork
SUBJECT: #242 SFMN Launches Forests Futures Project
SYNOPSIS: Ecologist Dr. Peter Duinker of the Sustainable Forest Management Network Is developing scenarios predicting what Canada’s forests might look like in 2050.

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