Far-UVC Light and the Fight Against Superbugs

Welcome to the Center for Radiological Research podcast "Men in Lead Aprons". A podcast where we will cover everything you might want to know about radiation. The good, the bad, and the not yet known!

In Episode 10, your hosts, Dr. Eric Hall and Dr. David Brenner, discuss the Center for Radiological Research far-UVC light project, its goals, and how it was inspired. Additionally, Dr. Brenner recently gave a TED Talk on the project which can be viewed below. Enjoy!

 

Additional Resources

1. David Brenner: TED Speaker Page 
2. David Brenner: Homepage 
3. Radiological Research Accelerator Facility
4. Men in Lead Aprons - A Podcast
5. Publication: Germicidal Efficacy and Mammalian Skin Safety of 222-nm UV Light
6. Publication: 207-nm UV Light—A Promising Tool for Safe Low-Cost Reduction of Surgical Site Infections. II: In-Vivo Safety Studies
7.Publication: 207-nm UV Light - A Promising Tool for Safe Low-Cost Reduction of Surgical Site Infections. I: In Vitro Studies

 

 

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