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Edward Teller, PhD

Known as the father of the Hydrogen Bomb. He was a senior Research Fellow, Hoover Institution, Stanford University and Former Consultant and Director Emeritus, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, University of California.

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A Scientist's View on the Persian Gulf War

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Radiation and Medical Ethics

With: Rosalyn Yalow, PhD

Roald Hoffman, PhD

Winner of the 1981 Nobel Prize in Chemistry; Frank H. T. Rhodes Professor of Humane Letters and Professor of Chemistry, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY; Member, National Academy of Sciences and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

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Science and Religion: Is Strife and Compartmentalization Their Only Future?

With: Lord Immanuel Jakobovits

Norman Shumway, MD

The father of heart transplantation and one of the pre-eminent heart surgeons of his time. He performed the first successful human heart transplant in the United States in 1968 and was The Frances and Charles Field Professor of Cardiovascular Surgery, Emeritus, Stanford University.

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The Future of Transplantation

Lucy Shapiro, MD

Dr. Shapiro is a professor in the Department of Developmental Biology and Ludwig Professor of Cancer Research at the Stanford University School of Medicine. Recipient of the National Medal of Science.

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Breast Cancer Gene and Other Genetic Mutations: An Ethical Dilemma

Allen Roses, MD

Jefferson Pilot Professor of Faculty, Medicine - Neurology, Duke Univesity. Allen D. Roses has established an international reputation for his work in pharmacogenetics, exploratory drug discovery, and clinical neuroscience.

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Alzheimer's: A Diagnostic Nightmare Precedes the Therapeutic Dawn

Rosalyn Yalow, PhD

Nobel Prize Laureate for the development of radioimmunoassays of peptide hormones.

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Radiation and Medical Ethics

With: Edward Teller, PhD

Donna Shalala, PhD

Donna Edna Shalala served for eight years as Secretary of Health and Human Services under President Bill Clinton and has been president of the University of Miami, a private university in Coral Gables, Florida, since 2001

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The Moral and Ethical Imperative of Health Care Reform

With: Fred Rosner, MD