The Gary Null Show - 09/03/14

Health risks and hazards from America’s shale gas boom

Dr Robert Oswald is a professor of Molecular Medicine at the College of Veterinary Medicine, and the Graduate Field of Biophysics, at Cornell University, where his focus of research has been the function of neurotransmitter receptors, in particular glutamate receptors as they related to learning, memory and a variety of neurological disorders.  He serves on the editorial board of the Journal of Biological Chemistry and the scientific journal Molecular Pharmacology.  In the past Dr. Oswald was a visiting professor at Harvard and Oxford universities.

Joining him is Dr. Michelle Bamberger, a veterinarian practicing in Ithaca New York. Dr. Bamberger is a graduate of Cornell College of Veterinarian Medicine, and has a masters in pharmacology from Hahnemann University Medical College. She studied at Oxford in the UK and specialized in small animal and exotic medicine.

Robert and Michelle are the co-authors of the recent book “The Real Cost of Fracking: How America’s Shale Gas Boom is Threatening Our Families, Pets and Food.” They are also both members of the advisory board of the organization Physicians, Scientists and Engineers for Healthy Energy.

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