Dr. Adrian LeBlanc

Adrian D. LeBlanc, Ph.D. served as the Director of the Division of Space Life Sciences (DSLS) at the Universities Space Research Association (USRA) from 2002 to 2010. He is a graduate of the University of Massachusetts, Iowa State University, and the University of Kansas. He is a Professor in the Department of Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine and adjunct professor in the Department of Orthopedic Surgery at UTMB. Dr. LeBlanc continues to bring to the DSLS considerable experience with both ground-based and in- flight experiments. His primary research interests relate to the investigation of the loss and recovery of bone and muscle tissue in weightlessness and the development of countermeasures.

Broadcast 1769 (Special Edition)

Guests: CLASSROOM: Dr. Adrian LeBlanc, Dr. Tom Lang, Dr. John Jurist. Topics: Bone loss issues for human spaceflight & the use of bisphosphonates for mitigation. You are invited to comment, ask questions, and discuss the Space Show program/guest(s) on the Space Show blog, http://thespaceshow.wordpress.com and The Space Show Classroom blog, http://spaceshowclassroom.wordpress.com. Comments, questions, and any discussion must be relevant and applicable to Space Show programming.

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