9 episodes

A podcast focusing on biotechnology and its promise to transform the lives of people living around the world with rare and serious diseases.

During each episode, we explore a topic related to biotechnology and rare disease by interviewing doctors, scientists, patients, family members of people with rare or serious diseases, and or other experts in biotechnology. The show both highlights the exciting world of biotechnology and the impact it is having on patients while also offering advice and insights for people who have rare or serious diseases as well as their family members or caregivers.

World of Promise CSL Behring

    • Medicine
    • 5.0, 15 Ratings

A podcast focusing on biotechnology and its promise to transform the lives of people living around the world with rare and serious diseases.

During each episode, we explore a topic related to biotechnology and rare disease by interviewing doctors, scientists, patients, family members of people with rare or serious diseases, and or other experts in biotechnology. The show both highlights the exciting world of biotechnology and the impact it is having on patients while also offering advice and insights for people who have rare or serious diseases as well as their family members or caregivers.

    Celebrating 30-Plus Years of World Hemophilia Day with the World Federation of Hemophilia

    Celebrating 30-Plus Years of World Hemophilia Day with the World Federation of Hemophilia

    As the COVID-19 pandemic continues around the world, rare disease patient groups continue to provide support and outreach to their communities. For the World Federation for Hemophilia (WFH), this year is an especially important one to mark World Hemophilia Day on April 17. World Hemophilia Day has accomplished much throughout its 30-plus years and WFH says access to care for people with bleeding disorders is a priority, no matter where in the world patients are located.

    • 22 min
    Biotech Security Leader Shares Lessons Learned from COVID-19

    Biotech Security Leader Shares Lessons Learned from COVID-19

    On this episode of World of Promise, host Anthony Farina talks to Tony Strickland, Head of Enterprise Security at biotech leader CSL Behring, about being on the front lines of company security during the COVID-19 pandemic. Strickland has been working to protect employees and patients from the Coronavirus since the outbreak in December. He answers questions about what people can do to protect themselves and what he has learned while working on the front lines to protect people from the global outbreak.

    • 9 min
    Meet a Doctor Who Chased His Own Rare Disease Cure

    Meet a Doctor Who Chased His Own Rare Disease Cure

    Two days after David Fajgenbaum was diagnosed with Castleman’s Disease, he was having his last rites read to him.
    A former quarterback at Georgetown who was in medical school at the time of his diagnosis, Fajgenbaum began researching his own disease and remarkably, his research led to remission. Fajgenbaum published a book, "Chasing My Cure: A Doctor’s Race to Turn Hope into Action." On the latest episode of “World of Promise,“ he discusses his story and how he is now living his life “in overtim

    • 33 min
    The "Palpable Passion" of Patient Focus

    The "Palpable Passion" of Patient Focus

    People who work for biotech leader CSL Behring have a special passion for patient focus, explains the company’s Chief Medical Officer Charmaine Gittleson.

    “I think that people who work here within CSL – we care. That’s why we’re here,” she said during a recent interview with CSL’s Chief Communications Officer, Anthony Farina. The interview was featured on a recent episode of the CSL NOW Podcast, released internally for CSL employees.

    • 9 min
    Paul McKenzie on Leadership, Innovation and the Future of Biotech

    Paul McKenzie on Leadership, Innovation and the Future of Biotech

    As Chief Operating Officer for the world’s fifth largest biotech company, CSL, Paul McKenzie has strong insights on what the future holds for the industry, innovation, and how leaders can best work on behalf of patients around the world. On this episode of "World of Promise," he sits down with host Anthony Farina to share his thoughts on these and other topics. 

    • 15 min
    Uplifting Athletes: How Football Players Are Tackling Rare Diseases

    Uplifting Athletes: How Football Players Are Tackling Rare Diseases

    Uplifting Athletes raises awareness and funds in the fight against rare diseases. The nonprofit organization consists of a national network of chapters run by current football student-athletes. On this episode Rob Long, Executive Director of Uplifting Athletes shares his story. An all-American punter at Syracuse University, Rob’s football career was cut short after he was diagnosed with a rare form of brain cancer. He instead answered another calling as a leader in the rare disease community.

    • 13 min

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