Cats Rule in Medical Science

Dog Talk (And Kitties Too!) (09-12-2021) #744: Featuring James Gorman, Margaret Mizushima, and Clara Goh. Animal science writer for the New York Times, James Gorman, discusses his NYT article on the importance of cats to medical science (including the fact that remdesivir, an important drug in combating Covid, was first successfully used against a cat disease caused by another coronavirus); Margaret Mizushima reads from her newest dog-centric mystery thrilled, Striking Range; Dr. Clara Goh discusses her work teaching orthopedic surgery to the next generation of veterinarians at Colorado State University Veterinary Medical Center.  

Cat Use in Research

Cat Chat – Brought to You by Dr. Elsey’s (02-24-2021) #0029: Tracie talks to James Gorman — who writes often and in-depth about dogs for the New York Times — about Jim’s NYT article posing the question about the inequity in animal medical research, with dogs being used much more frequently than cats. MP3 Audio […]

The Study on Dog Aging

Dog Talk (And Kitties Too!) (12-13-2020) #705: Featuring James Gorman, Michael Wombacher, and Denise Bash. James Gorman, the New York Times science columnist, discusses his article “Old Dogs, New Research and the Secrets of Aging,” about the study of dog aging which used Tom Hanks as a familiar example of human aging, and the ways […]

The Serious Problem of People Getting Rabies in India

Dog Talk (And Kitties Too!) (10-19-19) #645: Featuring James Gorman, Paul Jason Hoffman, and Terri Markle. New York Times reporter Jim Gorman discusses the serious problem of people getting rabies in India in an article about the nearly 60,000 dog bites to people in India yearly, many of them fatal; filmmaker Paul Jason Hoffman talks […]

Dogs’ Inner Eyebrow Muscle Facilitates Expression to Melt Human Hearts

Dog Talk (And Kitties Too!) (08-10-2019) #635: Featuring James Gorman, Nick Trout, and Jan Richardson. James Gorman talks about his New York Times article about the very particular inner eyebrow muscle dogs have which is what allows them to make an expression that can melt a human’s heart; Nick Trout talks about his touching novel […]

Cats vs Dogs in Cancer Research

Dog Talk (And Kitties Too!) (03-24-2018) #563: Tracie talks to James Gorman — who writes often and in-depth about dogs for the New York Times — about Jim’s recent article (https://www.nytimes.com/2018/02/26/science/dog-science-cats.html) posing the question about the inequity in animal medical research, with dogs being used much more frequently; Aimee Gilbreath — Executive Director of Michelson’s […]