Dr. Candace Pert on Midlife Magic

The Finding Magic in Midlife Radio Show was produced and archived by Exceptional Wisdom Radio from August 2008 through June 1013, when EWR went off the air. I’m moving the show archives to Choosing To Be Fit because much of the wisdom I’ve gained about creating a body- mind-spirit fitness lifestyle came from reading books by and talking with these exceptional midlife women. The interviews are timeless. I hope you will get to know some of these brilliant, talented, and inspirational women and learn from them as I did.

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Dr. Candace Pert was interviewed on the Finding Magic in Midlife Show in October of 2008.

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Dr. Candace Pert

Candace B. Pert, Ph.D. is an internationally recognized neuropharmacologist and former Chief, Section on Brain Biochemistry, National Institutes of Health. Dr. Pert is the author of Molecules of Emotion: The Science Behind the Mind-Body Connection(1997) and of Everything You Need to Know To Feel Go(o)d with Nancy Marriott (2006).

Dr. Pert is an expert in peptide design and receptor pharmacology. In 1973, she identified the opiate receptor, work that was highly recognized and that launched an entire field of receptor-based drug discovery. She was most recently a Research Professor at Georgetown University Medical School and now is scientific Director and Founder of Rapid Pharmaceuticals, Inc., where with her husband Dr. Michael Ruff, she is developing an HIV vaccine and other non-toxic drugs.


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