Today is International Podcast Day, which seems an appropriate opportunity to announce that the Dana Foundation plans to expand our podcast platform in the next few months.
I hope you’ve listened to our podcasts, which have been online since May of 2016 and feature the authors of Cerebrum, our monthly, magazine-style series. We think they fit nicely with Dana’s mission, which is to advance brain research and to educate the public in a responsible manner about these advances, and hope our audience finds it valuable to hear some of the top scientists in the field talk about their research and public policy issues.
In just two years, the podcast platform has exploded across the web, and there seems to be a growing demand. With other important Dana content and initiatives that address such areas as brain health, neuroethics, and outreach, we think our audience would enjoy hearing from a wider variety of experts in those very important areas.
Besides on the Dana Foundation’s website, you can also find our podcasts on SoundCloud, iTunes, YouTube, Stitcher, iHeartRadio, Google Play Music, and Spotify. To receive a prompt to the podcast or to our newest Cerebrum article, you can subscribe here by simply inserting your email address into the “Subscribe to Cerebrum” box on the right-hand side of the page.
In two years, I’ve conducted 25 interviews, most recently with Albert La Spada on genetics research for Huntington’s Disease and other neurodegenerative disorders, Helen Benveniste on the brain-waste removal system, and Roddy Roediger on learning and memory. Our podcast archive offers a complete list of all episodes.
Meanwhile, we can’t thank our thoughtful and eloquent podcast guests enough, and look forward to providing future podcasts that resonate with you—our listeners.
– Bill Glovin