6 episodes

Science Will Win explores the fascinating science, policy, and humanity which is shaping the future of healthcare and transforming patients’ lives for the better.

Hosted by Adam Rutherford, geneticist and Honorary Fellow at University College London, our first miniseries takes listeners on a journey behind the science of gene therapy; the next generation of medicines bringing new possibilities for patients living with rare genetic diseases.

At a time when innovative science is achieving the seemingly impossible, we’ll look at gene therapy from every angle, speaking to scientists and experts on the forefront of medical research, as well as the patients and families who are holding new hope in the life-changing potential of gene therapy.

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Science Will Win explores the fascinating science, policy, and humanity which is shaping the future of healthcare and transforming patients’ lives for the better.

Hosted by Adam Rutherford, geneticist and Honorary Fellow at University College London, our first miniseries takes listeners on a journey behind the science of gene therapy; the next generation of medicines bringing new possibilities for patients living with rare genetic diseases.

At a time when innovative science is achieving the seemingly impossible, we’ll look at gene therapy from every angle, speaking to scientists and experts on the forefront of medical research, as well as the patients and families who are holding new hope in the life-changing potential of gene therapy.

    BONUS – Into the Pfizer Lab: Making a Gene Therapy

    BONUS – Into the Pfizer Lab: Making a Gene Therapy

    In this special bonus episode, Adam Rutherford explores a different aspect of gene therapy - how do you actually make one? Expert guests discuss the highly complex task of scaling-up manufacturing from the small amounts needed for research, to creating batches big enough for clinical and commercial scale. And once that hurdle has been cleared, how do they address the additional challenge of storing and transporting the medicine at ultra-low temperatures?

    • 14 min
    What’s Next For Gene Therapy?

    What’s Next For Gene Therapy?

    Gene therapy is at a pivotal moment. For eligible rare disease patients, the potential impact could be huge. So how can we support that potential to fruition and what will it mean if we do? In our season finale, host Adam Rutherford and guests take a peek into what a world with successful gene therapies could look like for patients, healthcare and society.

    • 31 min
    The Policy Puzzle

    The Policy Puzzle

    As with any new breakthrough medicine, entering the healthcare system comes with a host of obstacles and potential barriers. In this episode, Adam Rutherford and guests break down the big changes needed within the global healthcare ecosystem to ensure that, once approved, the therapies we’re researching now, like gene therapy, reach the patients who need them.

    • 28 min
    Clinical Trials; Courage and Perseverance

    Clinical Trials; Courage and Perseverance

    Gene therapy has come a long way to get where it is today but there is still much to learn and investigate. Host Adam Rutherford speaks to a line-up of experts about the vital role of clinical trials and the unique challenges facing gene therapy and rare disease patients.

    • 26 min
    Gene Therapy – Behind the Science

    Gene Therapy – Behind the Science

    Gene therapy is a revolutionary field of science that has the potential to transform lives. It presents this big question; What if we could treat a disease at its root cause, rather than just the symptoms? On the first episode of Science Will Win, host Adam Rutherford takes us through the history, science, and significance of gene therapy.

    • 25 min
    Coming soon - Science Will Win

    Coming soon - Science Will Win

    In this first-look teaser, host Adam Rutherford introduces the focus of our first miniseries – gene therapy. Hear from scientists, experts, patient advocates and the patients themselves as they set the scene for this exciting new podcast.

    Launching October 2021.

    • 8 min

Customer Reviews

4.0 out of 5
34 Ratings

34 Ratings

LK_FL ,

Humanizing some fascinating science!

It’s great to hear what’s happening in research and be reminded of why it’s so important! Adam is a great host!

ebiz2019 ,

Fascinating, A PLUS

Wow! This series is incredible and is so beautifully put together. I learned way more than I expected to. Can’t wait to see what future seasons hold.

WestonRichmond86 ,

Insightful

Science Will Win breaks down the basics of gene therapy and introduces the listener to the evolving science. Gene therapy is in a developmental stage and the impression given by this podcast is that it is a pivotal moment in health science.