BHRI Researchers Featured on NPR’s Academic Minute

Five Kent State University Brain Health Research Institute (BHRI) faculty were recently featured on National Public Radio’s The Academic Minute radio program.  The Academic Minute is a two-and-a-half-minute daily module which features researchers from colleges and universities around the world, keeping listeners abreast of what’s new and exciting in the academy.  During the week of April 19-23, 2021, different BHRI researchers were featured each day, sharing updates on groundbreaking neuroscience research and its impact on the world.

The BHRI is committed to improving our understanding of brain function in health, disease and repair. We are thrilled to partner with WAMC and The Academic Minute to share these vital discoveries with the world.” Dr. Mike Lehman, Director, BHRI

The program airs on 70 stations around the United States and Canada.  The show can be found on WAMC each weekday at 7:30 a.m. and 3:56 p.m. For more information and to listen to the radio spots featuring BHRI faculty:

Dr. Joshua Albrecht, Assistant Professor, Kent State College of Music:

Dr. Colleen Novak, Professor of Biological Sciences, Kent State University:

Dr. Angela Ridgel, Professor of Exercise Physiology, Kent State University:

Dr. Bjorn Lussem, Associate Professor of Physics, Kent State University:

Dr. Sara Bayramzadeh, Assistant Professor of Architecture and Environmental Design, Kent State University:


Special thanks to Dr. Mark Bracher, Professor of English, Kent State University, and Hillary Kennedy and the staff at the Student Multimedia Studio at the Kent State University Library for their coordination and recording assistance.

POSTED: Wednesday, May 12, 2021 05:14 PM
Updated: Friday, December 9, 2022 02:59 PM
Rhoda Wilk