David Casarett, M.D., is a physician, researcher, and tenured professor at the University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine. His studies have included more than ten thousand patients and have resulted in more than one hundred articles and book chapters, published in leading medical journals such as the Journal of the American Medical Association and The New England Journal of Medicine. His many awards include the prestigious U.S. Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers.
- Shocked: Adventures in Bringing Back the Recently Dead
- Last Acts: Discovering Possibility and Opportunity at the End of Life
- Stoned: A Doctor's Case for Medical Marijuana
No substance on earth is as hotly debated as marijuana. Opponents claim it’s addictive, carcinogenic, and a gateway to drug abuse. Fans claim it as a wonder drug, treating cancer, AIDS, chronic pain, glaucoma, arthritis, migraines, PTSD, and insomnia. Physician David Casarett joined Richard Syrett to discuss his research into all things pot, including experimenting on himself to find evidence... More »Host: Richard Syrett
In the first half, Professor of medicine, Dr. David Casarett, discussed his exploration of the cutting edge of resuscitation, and just how far science has come. Writing from the perspective of a hospice doctor, he explored the latest technologies in suspended animation, cryonics, and what the future holds for the field of resuscitation. In the latter half, Professor of genetics Steve Jones... More »Host: George Noory