43 min

Episode 621: Karen Toffler Charitable Trust – Advancing Medical Research Newt's World

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The Toffler’s were perhaps best-known for their innovative books, “Future Shock” and “The Third Wave.” Alvin and Heidi Toffler had a daughter, Karen, who died in 2000 at the age of 46 after more than a decade of suffering from Guillain-Barré Syndrome. After her death, the Toffler’s established the Karen Toffler Charitable Trust, to help fund neurological medical research breakthroughs. Newt’s guests are: Deborah Westphal, Executive Advisor of the Karen Toffler Charitable Trust, and two of the Trust’s Toffler Scholars and grant recipients; Adithya Gopinath, Postdoctoral Neuroscience, University of Florida and Vijaya Kolachalama, Associate Professor, Boston University. Learn more at https://tofflertrust.org
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The Toffler’s were perhaps best-known for their innovative books, “Future Shock” and “The Third Wave.” Alvin and Heidi Toffler had a daughter, Karen, who died in 2000 at the age of 46 after more than a decade of suffering from Guillain-Barré Syndrome. After her death, the Toffler’s established the Karen Toffler Charitable Trust, to help fund neurological medical research breakthroughs. Newt’s guests are: Deborah Westphal, Executive Advisor of the Karen Toffler Charitable Trust, and two of the Trust’s Toffler Scholars and grant recipients; Adithya Gopinath, Postdoctoral Neuroscience, University of Florida and Vijaya Kolachalama, Associate Professor, Boston University. Learn more at https://tofflertrust.org
See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

43 min