1 hr 18 min

08 - Sek Kathiresan: The Inherited Mission Best Known Method

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Dr. Sek Kathiresan, CEO of Verve Therapeutics, joins Best Known Method to speak with host Ethan J. Weiss about his experiments to map the areas of our genome that are associated with different levels of blood cholesterol, the genetic basis underlying risk of heart attack, and his decision to step away from his roles as Director of the Center for Genomic Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital, Director of the Cardiovascular Disease Initiative at the Broad Institute, and Professor of Medicine at the Harvard Medical School, to put all of his efforts into Verve.

Dr. Sek Kathiresan, CEO of Verve Therapeutics, joins Best Known Method to speak with host Ethan J. Weiss about his experiments to map the areas of our genome that are associated with different levels of blood cholesterol, the genetic basis underlying risk of heart attack, and his decision to step away from his roles as Director of the Center for Genomic Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital, Director of the Cardiovascular Disease Initiative at the Broad Institute, and Professor of Medicine at the Harvard Medical School, to put all of his efforts into Verve.

1 hr 18 min

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