Exploring all things genetics. Dr Patrick Short, University of Cambridge alumnus and CEO of Sano Genetics, analyses the science, interviews the experts, and discusses the latest findings and breakthroughs in genetic research. To find out more about Sano Genetics and its mission to accelerate the future of precision medicine visit: www.sanogenetics.com
EP 112: Making the leap: the scientists collaborating to transform genetic targets into next generation treatments, with David Ochoa
This week on The Genetics Podcast Patrick is joined by David Ochoa, Platform Coordinator at Open Targets. They discuss how the Open Targets platform is enabling game-changing collaboration between academic research and big pharma. Working with partners including Sanofi, GlaxoSmithKline, Bristol Myers Squibb, Genentech and Pfizer, Open Targets powers collaboration between some of the world’s biggest drug development pioneers and most renowned academic institutions with the goal of accelerating production of effective drug treatments.
EP 111: Combining human and machine intelligence in protein engineering with Dr. James Field, CEO of LabGenius
In this episode of The Genetics Podcast, we welcome Dr. James Field, founder and CEO of LabGenius. Join us as we delve into LabGenius' cutting-edge approach that utilises machine learning, artificial intelligence, and sophisticated robotics to advance antibody discovery and drug development. As a bonus, learn about James’ path from scientist to CEO, and how he created LabGenius.
EP 110: Educating the next generation of genomics talent, and the intersection of genetics and environment in cancer with Barbara Kraatz Fortini
On this episode of The Genetics Podcast we welcome Dr. Barbara Kraatz Fortini, Associate Professor of Genetics at Keck Graduate Institute (KGI). Tune in to learn about Barbara's research on non-coding variants in colorectal cancer and the interplay between genetics and the environment on lifetime cancer risk. As the Program Director for the MS in Human Genetics and Genomic Data Analytics at KGI, Barbara also shares her insights in genomics education for future scientists, physicians, researchers, and counsellors. You don’t want to miss this riveting episode!
EP 109: From the Archives: Professor Sir Rory Collins on the Origins and Future of the UK Biobank
This week, we’re re-sharing one of our favorite episodes from the early days of The Genetics Podcast - one that many newer listeners may not have heard!
Tune in as Professor Sir Rory Collins, Founder and Chief Executive of the UK Biobank, talks to us about the origins and evolution of this world-changing project that has catalysed a wave of new discoveries by levelling the playing field in data access.
In this inspiring conversation, Professor Sir Rory Collins describes the ‘’If you build it, they will come get it” attitude of the UK Biobank. He believes that the pioneering and collaborative nature of UK Biobank means that the biggest impacts are yet to come.
The conversation finishes with details on their COVID-19 work (as of 2020), which involved members from the original 500,000 strong UK Biobank cohort, as well as family members of these participants.
EP 108: Drug Development in Liver Disease: Breakthroughs, Challenges, and Insights with Dimitar Tonev
In this episode of The Genetics Podcast, we're joined by Dimitar Tonev, an experienced drug development consultant specialising in Hepatology and Virology. Tune in to discuss the recent reclassification of Non-alcoholic Steatohepatitis (NASH) to Metabolic Dysfunction-Associated Steatotic Liver Disease (MASLD), and the complexities of identifying treatments for this condition.
Dimitar sheds light on the pioneering role of non-invasive biomarkers and comments on the potential impacts of the Maestro study. Join us as we dive into the world of liver disease and drug development, touching upon the breakthroughs, challenges, and ethical considerations of clinical trials.
For anyone interested in liver health innovations and the future of hepatology research, this episode is a must-listen.
EP 107: Integrating Genomics and Individualised Medicine into the Mayo Clinic Healthcare System with Dr. Konstantinos Lazaridis
In this episode of The Genetics Podcast, we welcome Dr. Konstantinos Lazaridis, the Executive Director of the Center for Individualized Medicine at the Mayo Clinic. Tune in to learn about the impacts of genomics and individualised medicine on rare liver diseases and advanced cancers . Discover how the Mayo Clinic actively uses genomic testing, precision medicine, and environmental interventions to improve patient outcomes.
Great genetics podcast!
I love the content on this podcast and the brilliant innovators that share their work and findings. Truly one of my favorites!
Appreciate these thoughtful discussions on all things genetics!
Accessible and informative
A great podcast to stay up to date with the latest genetics news, communicated in a very accessible and enjoyable way. Thanks!