Corneacopia: A Pitt Medcast

Corneacopia: A Pitt Medcast

Corneal blindness affects millions worldwide. To date, the only treatment available is a corneal transplant. But potential new cures are coming from unexpected places—including wisdom teeth!

Second Lives: A Pitt Medcast

Second Lives: A Pitt Medcast

A narrated slideshow of nontraditional med students at the University of Pittsburgh sharing “past life” experiences.

Itch: A Pitt Medcast

Itch: A Pitt Medcast

A multilayered soundscape on the emerging neurobiology of itch, the least understood of our somatic senses. This Pitt Medcast was inspired by “Scratching the Surface,” a story from the Summer 2013 issue of Pitt Med magazine. Special thanks to Will Simmons for the music.

Tinnitus: A Pitt Medcast

Tinnitus: A Pitt Medcast

This dramatic soundscape uses interviews, narration, sound effects, and music to explain the emerging neuroscience of tinnitus–a ringing, buzzing, hissing, or other noise that afflicts people who’ve been exposed to loud sounds.