NEW YORK, Jan. 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- SIRIUS XM Radio (Nasdaq: SIRI) today announced that it will broadcast The Dean's List: A Decade in Medicine, an in-depth special exploring the medical breakthroughs and milestones of the last ten years hosted by Dr. Andrew Brotman, Vice Dean for Clinical Affairs, NYU Langone Medical Center, on Doctor Radio, SIRIUS XM's 24/7 health and medical channel.
Dr. Brotman and his distinguished panel of world-class doctors from the NYU Langone Medical Center -- Dr. Aubrey Galloway, Seymour Cohn Professor and Chairman of Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery; Dr. H. Leon Pachter, George David Stewart Professor and Chairman, Department of Surgery; Dr. David Keefe, Professor and Chairman, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology -- will look back at the medical research, discoveries and breakthroughs from the last decade spanning fields including surgery, genetics, infertility treatments, vaccines, organ removal, and heart surgery, and look ahead to what the future holds for these areas and many others.
The Dean's List: A Decade in Medicine will air on January 9 at 12:00 pm ET on Doctor Radio, SIRIUS channel 114 and XM channel 119. It will replay January 9 at 8:00 pm ET and January 10 at 7:00 pm ET.
Topics include the first ever full facial transplant (performed at The Cleveland Clinic); the mapping of the human genome; the first vaccine for HPV, the human papillomavirus; the FDA's approval of Botox for cosmetic use; the first non-invasive removal of a kidney through a patient's naval; and more.
On The Dean's List, Dr. Brotman explores the worlds of health care and medicine, the latest medical research and breakthroughs, cutting-edge medical technologies and the issues affecting the way doctors practice medicine. Dr. Brotman is also a Professor of Psychiatry at the NYU School of Medicine.
Doctor Radio features live, call-in shows hosted by leading NYU Langone Medical Center doctors from a vast array of fields including: child psychology; sexual health; plastic surgery; emergency room medicine; cancer; heart health; women's health; dermatology; pediatrics; men's health; diet and nutrition; sports medicine; psychiatry; and more. For sample audio clips and a complete programming lineup visit www.sirius.com/doctorradio.
About SIRIUS XM Radio
SIRIUS XM Radio is America's satellite radio company delivering to subscribers commercial-free music channels, premier sports, news, talk, entertainment, and traffic and weather.
SIRIUS XM Radio has content relationships with an array of personalities and artists, including Howard Stern, Martha Stewart, Oprah Winfrey, Rosie O'Donnell, Jamie Foxx, Barbara Walters, Opie & Anthony, Bubba the Love Sponge®, Bob Edwards, Chris "Mad Dog" Russo, Jimmy Buffett, The Grateful Dead, Willie Nelson, Bob Dylan and Tom Petty. SIRIUS XM Radio is the leader in sports programming as the Official Satellite Radio Partner of the NFL, Major League Baseball®, NASCAR®, NBA, NHL®, and PGA TOUR® and major college sports.
SIRIUS XM Radio has arrangements with every major automaker. SIRIUS XM Radio products are available at shop.sirius.com and shop.xmradio.com, and at retail locations nationwide, including Best Buy, RadioShack, Wal-Mart and independent retailers.
SIRIUS XM Radio also offers SIRIUS Backseat TV, the first ever live in-vehicle rear seat entertainment featuring Nickelodeon, Disney Channel and Cartoon Network; XM NavTraffic® service for GPS navigation systems delivers real-time traffic information, including accidents and road construction, for more than 80 North American markets.
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