59 min

Episode 21-05 Animal Infections and the Next Human Pandemi‪c‬ TechNation Radio Podcast

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On this week’s Tech Nation, Moira speaks with David Quammen is the author of “Spillover: Animal Infections and the Next Human Pandemic”, his 2012 book which sounds oh-so familiar today. There are gorillas, chimpanzees and monkeys, birds and rats and, yes, bats. Then a San Diego company working on a simple blood test for early stage Lung Cancer. With 2/3’s of patients initially diagnosed at stage 4, Chris Hibberd, the CEO of Nucleix, tells us how they did it, their focus on for bladder cancer and 12 other cancers, and how its science fueled a Law and Order episode.

On this week’s Tech Nation, Moira speaks with David Quammen is the author of “Spillover: Animal Infections and the Next Human Pandemic”, his 2012 book which sounds oh-so familiar today. There are gorillas, chimpanzees and monkeys, birds and rats and, yes, bats. Then a San Diego company working on a simple blood test for early stage Lung Cancer. With 2/3’s of patients initially diagnosed at stage 4, Chris Hibberd, the CEO of Nucleix, tells us how they did it, their focus on for bladder cancer and 12 other cancers, and how its science fueled a Law and Order episode.

59 min

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