59 min

Episode 21-14 Sir Edmund Hillary TechNation Radio Podcast

    • Science

On this week’s Tech Nation, spurred by the re-opening of expeditions to the summit of Mount Everest, after a one-year closure due to COVID-19, a 1993 interview with Sir Edmund Hillary, who with his climbing partner, Sherpa Tenzing Norgay, was the first to reach the summit. Then Dr. Gene Kinney, the President & CEO of Prothena Biosciences, a new drug in clinical trials for Parkinson’s. How Parkinson’s unfolds in the brain, the idea behind how this drug, and the hope of slowing, if not stopping, disease progress.

On this week’s Tech Nation, spurred by the re-opening of expeditions to the summit of Mount Everest, after a one-year closure due to COVID-19, a 1993 interview with Sir Edmund Hillary, who with his climbing partner, Sherpa Tenzing Norgay, was the first to reach the summit. Then Dr. Gene Kinney, the President & CEO of Prothena Biosciences, a new drug in clinical trials for Parkinson’s. How Parkinson’s unfolds in the brain, the idea behind how this drug, and the hope of slowing, if not stopping, disease progress.

59 min

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