25 episodes

Exploring all things genetics. Cambridge University Alumnus and current CEO of Sano Genetics Dr Patrick Short analyses the science, interviews the experts and helps share the stories of people who have been personally affected by genetic conditions. To take part in the latest research studies mentioned in this podcast please visit sanogenetics.com/research

The Genetics Podcast Sano Genetics

    • Natural Sciences

Exploring all things genetics. Cambridge University Alumnus and current CEO of Sano Genetics Dr Patrick Short analyses the science, interviews the experts and helps share the stories of people who have been personally affected by genetic conditions. To take part in the latest research studies mentioned in this podcast please visit sanogenetics.com/research

    EP 25 Ethics of DNA Marketplaces and Data Sharing with Dr Mahsa Shabani

    EP 25 Ethics of DNA Marketplaces and Data Sharing with Dr Mahsa Shabani

    • 36 min
    EP 24 Diagnosis to clinical trial in 6 weeks with Gemma Stunt

    EP 24 Diagnosis to clinical trial in 6 weeks with Gemma Stunt

    Dr Patrick Short talks to Gemma Stunt about her son Bertie’s diagnosis of Duchenne muscular dystrophy, how to get involved in clinical trials and what life is really like with a currently ‘incurable’ genetic condition.

    • 43 min
    EP 23 Microbiome in birth and health with Dr Yan Shao

    EP 23 Microbiome in birth and health with Dr Yan Shao

    Our guest this week is Dr Yan Shao from The Wellcome Sanger Institute, a non-profit British genomics and genetics research institute. In this episode, Dr Shao discusses the findings from his most recent study; where he and his team found significant differences in the microbiomes of newborn babies depending on delivery method.

    • 34 min
    EP 22 Behind every data point is a person with Dr Paul Wicks

    EP 22 Behind every data point is a person with Dr Paul Wicks

    Get to know a little bit more about our new scientific advisor Dr Paul Wicks. Paul has dedicated much of his career to patient-centric research and building patient communities, particularly in rare disease. Paul has spent 17 years in the digital health and online community space, 13 of which were spent as a senior leader at PatientsLikeMe.

    • 1 hr
    EP 21 The Genetics of Alzheimer's with Dash Genomics and HealthLytix

    EP 21 The Genetics of Alzheimer's with Dash Genomics and HealthLytix

    This week on our podcast, we speak to Xing Xu from Dash Genomics and Renee George from HealthLytix about Alzheimer's disease. Dash Genomics has partnered with HealthLytix to produce a new model that helps you understand your individual risk of Alzheimer's disease. All you have to do is upload your DNA data from a consumer DNA test like Ancestry.com or 23andme. They then use research from two major universities to estimate your personalised risk for the condition.

    • 38 min
    EP 20 Ring Chromosome 20 Syndrome with Allison Watson

    EP 20 Ring Chromosome 20 Syndrome with Allison Watson

    In this episode Patrick Short speaks with Allison Watson the co-founder and secretary of Ring20 Research and Support UK patient organisation and the co-chair of EpiCARE’s patient advisory group. Allison discusses the Ring Chromosome 20 syndrome and the work of Ring20 Research and Support UK.

    • 46 min

Customer Reviews

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The Genetics of Depression

Very sensible discussion and forward thinking topic on pharmaco Genetics!

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Well done

Great information presented in an enjoyable format.

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