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Christopher Martenson

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Nationality  USA
Name  Christopher Martenson
Role  Writer

Christopher Martenson wwwthesurvivalpodcastcomimageschrismjpg
Born  15 September 1962 (age 53) (1962-09-15)
Books  The Crash Course: The Unsustainable Future Of Our Economy, Energy, And Environment
Education  Duke University, Cornell University
Similar People  Charles Hugh Smith, James Howard Kunstler, Richard Heinberg, Dmitry Orlov, David Stockman

Christopher Hamlin Martenson (born September 15, 1962) is an economic researcher, writer and trend forecaster interested in macro trends regarding the economy, energy composition and environment. In 2008 he released YouTube videos he called The Crash Course divided into 19 short video chapters of problems in the nonsustainability of our economy, energy and environment. He is the cofounder of



Martenson holds a PhD degree in pathology from Duke University in 1994 and an MBA degree from Cornell University in 1998. He followed a post-doctoral program at Duke University, where he specialized in neurotoxicology. Martenson is a fellow of the Post Carbon Institute.


  • Current Opinion in Neurobiology, 1991–Oct, vol. 1 (issue 3): pp. 393–398
  • Fast axonal transport is required for growth cone advance, Nature, 366, 66–69 (4 November 1993)
  • Acrylamide neurotoxicity: effect on neuronal growth cones and axonal fast transport, a Duke University thesis, Ph.D. M377A 1994 LSC.
  • In Vitro Acrylamide exposure alters growth cone morphology, Toxicology and Applied Pharmacology, Volume 131, Issue 1, March 1995, pp. 119–129
  • The effect of acrylamide and other sulfhydryl alkylators on the ability of Dynein and Kinesin to translocate microtubules in Vitro, Toxicology and Applied Pharmacology, Volume 133, Issue 1, July 1995, pp. 73–81
  • Calmodulin dynamics within intact hippocampal cells, Duke University, 1F32NS010263-01 (1996)
  • Inhibition of Lyn function in mast cell activation by SH3 domain binding peptides, Biochemistry, 1997, 36 (31), pp. 9388–9394
  • Internal trafficking and surface mobility of a functionally intact beta 2-adrenergic receptor – green fluorescent protein conjugate, Molecular Pharmacology, 51:177–184 (1997)
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