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Human Limb & Organ Regeneration

Though it sounds like science fiction, limb regeneration in humans is entirely within the realm of possibility. It can also help in wound healing and in the development of highly sophisticated prosthetic devices that are much more sensitive and effective than those that are currently in use.

Guests:  Dr. Voot P. Yin, assistant professor at MDI Biological Laboratory

Dr. Benjamin L. King, senior staff scientist at MDI Biological Laboratory

Dr. Herman Haller is a member of the faculty at the MDI Biological Laboratory and the Director of the Department of Nephrology and Hypertension at the Hannover Medical School in Hannover, Germany.  He is an internationally acclaimed expert in the areas of kidney disease, hypertension and renal transplantation.

Keith grew up in Thomaston, Maine, and graduated from Bowdoin College in 1982, majoring in philosophy. He began his career in commercial broadcasting in Portland, before moving to Maine Public in 1989. Keith has taken on a number of roles at Maine Public and is the primary editor of Maine news and feature stories aired on Maine Public Radio, and TV news specials including election debates and the annual live State of the State address. Keith is the host and producer of the weekly political roundtable Across the Aisle and on occasion takes the host chair for the daily call-in news program Maine Calling.