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Nature Biotechnology's Forum podcast explores biotech's latest scientific publications, found in Nature Biotechnology and elsewhere, through discussions with today's leading researchers.

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Nature Biotechnology's Forum podcast explores biotech's latest scientific publications, found in Nature Biotechnology and elsewhere, through discussions with today's leading researchers.

    The T cell wars

    The T cell wars

    Nature Biotechnology’s Irene Jarchum speaks with Michel Sadelain about off-the-shelf CAR-T cells, and discusses a recent paper from Maksim Mamonkin’s group describing a clever strategy to mitigate CAR-T cell rejection. The paper was published in Nature Biotechnology and can be read here.
     
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    • 28 min
    CRISPR Roundtable: Doudna and Liu

    CRISPR Roundtable: Doudna and Liu

    Jennifer Doudna and David Liu talk with our Senior Editor Markus Elsner about the state of the genome editing field and what challenges remain, especially as various therapies are now entering the clinic. This episode is part of Nature Biotechnology’s Focus issue on CRISPR tools and therapies.
     
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    • 38 min
    Bioengineered scaffolds repair the uterus in rabbits

    Bioengineered scaffolds repair the uterus in rabbits

    A recent Nature Biotechnology paper from Tony Atala and colleagues at Wake Forest describes the use of bioengineered scaffolds to repair substantial injuries to rabbit uteri, supporting pregnancies and live births. Senior Editor Irene Jarchum discusses this work with Mats Brännström and Mats Hellström, both from Gothenburg University in Sweden. You can read the paper here. 
     
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    • 26 min
    Worms and gut microbes team up to kill corn pest

    Worms and gut microbes team up to kill corn pest

    David Shapiro Ilan talks to Senior Editor Susan Jones about a paper in the May issue where Ricardo Machado and colleagues describe how bacterial symbionts of nematodes are evolved to help these worms kill a devastating crop pest: Western Corn Rootworm. The paper can be read here.
     
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    • 23 min
    First human trial of engineered T cells

    First human trial of engineered T cells

    Senior Editor Markus Elsner talks to Alex Marson of UCSF about the significance of a Science paper describing the phase 1 clinical trial of CRISPR-engineered T cells. The work was carried out by Carl June and Edward Stadtmauer from UPenn. Read the paper here.
     
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    • 22 min
    Repurposing viral immunity to fight cancer

    Repurposing viral immunity to fight cancer

    Senior editor Irene Jarchum talks to Cliona Rooney about a recent paper in which Mark Cobbold and colleagues describe an antibody-mediated strategy to re-target virus-specific T cells against tumors. The paper was published in Nature Biotechnology; it can be read here.
     
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    • 19 min

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