Ciara Hefferman from the University of Ottawa interviews Dr. Leila Mostaço-Guidolin. Dr. Mostaço-Guidolin researches optical microscopy and image analysis with 3-D bioprinting as an Assistant Professor in the Systems and Computer Engineering department of Carleton University. In this episode, you will learn about atherosclerosis and its importance in human health and heart attacks. Dr. Mostaço-Guidolin will also use their expertise to educate you on what non-linear optical microscopy is, how it can track the progression of atherosclerosis and what her team has been researching about this technology.
Learn more: https://carleton.ca/mostacoguidolin/
Walid Hassouni (Producer + coordinator), Marissa Hamlin (Scientific writer + graphic design creator), Sebastian Gaudette (Host + audio editor), Ciara Hefferman (Host)
0:00 - General introduction/hook
0:26 - BEaTS Research Radio introduction and synopsis of podcast
1:14 - Description of atherosclerosis
3:21 - Description of nonlinear optical microscopy (NLOM)
3:54 - Introduction to Dr. Mostaço-Guidolin and her research
4: 40 - What is NLOM, why is it useful and what do we need to change for clinical use?
9: 06 - Understanding of extracellular matrix proteins and components
12:42 - Outro/conclusion