The Bioinformatics CRO Podcast

Episode 30 with Matthias Gromeier

 Matthias Gromeier, professor of neurosurgery at Duke University, describes how his breakthrough therapeutic combines poliovirus and rhinovirus to eliminate brain cancers.

On The Bioinformatics CRO Podcast, we sit down with scientists to discuss interesting topics across biomedical research and to explore what made them who they are today.

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Matthias is professor of neurosurgery at Duke University and co-founder of Istari Oncology. His lab is using poliovirus to kill brain tumors and other cancers. This therapy received a breakthrough designation and is in phase 2 clinical trials to treat recurrent glioblastoma. 

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Episode 29 with Carolyn Coyne

Carolyn Coyne, professor of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology at Duke University, discusses how pathogens can subvert cellular barriers in the placenta and gut to cause disease.

On The Bioinformatics CRO Podcast, we sit down with scientists to discuss interesting topics across biomedical research and to explore what made them who they are today.

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Carolyn is professor of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology and the Duke University Human Vaccine Institute. Her lab studies how cellular barriers in the intestines and placenta prevent infection and how microbes have evolved to evade these barriers.

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Episode 28 with Bryan Cullen

 Bryan Cullen, director of Duke University’s Center for Virology, describes how viruses use microRNAs, epigenetics, and epitranscriptomics to regulate their biology.

On The Bioinformatics CRO Podcast, we sit down with scientists to discuss interesting topics across biomedical research and to explore what made them who they are today.

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Bryan is the Founding Director of the Duke University Center for Virology. His lab studies the regulation of viral mRNA expression by epitranscriptomic modifications and the use of CRISPR/Cas to treat virus-induced chronic diseases.

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Episode 27 with Micah Luftig

 Micah Luftig, associate professor and vice-chair of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology at Duke University, explains how Epstein-Barr virus can induce tumorigenesis and how is father inspired him to become a virologist.

On The Bioinformatics CRO Podcast, we sit down with scientists to discuss interesting topics across biomedical research and to explore what made them who they are today.

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Micah is associate professor and vice-chair of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology at Duke University. His lab focuses on the interaction of Epstein-Barr virus and the immune system in the development of virus-induced cancer.

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Episode 26 with Jim Ray

Jim Ray, head of MD Anderson’s Neurodegeneration Consortium, explains new perspectives in Alzheimer’s disease research and shares his experience in biotech, pharma, and academia.

On The Bioinformatics CRO Podcast, we sit down with scientists to discuss interesting topics across biomedical research and to explore what made them who they are today.

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Jim is head of the Neurodegeneration Consortium at MD Anderson. He has experience working in biotech, pharma, and academia. His research aims to find therapies that promote the resilience and healthy aging of the brain.

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Episode 25 with Fernando Martinez

Fernando Martinez, senior scientist at Fountain Therapeutics, uses AI and phenotypic screening to discover drugs that reduce the signs of aging.

On The Bioinformatics CRO Podcast, we sit down with scientists to discuss interesting topics across biomedical research and to explore what made them who they are today.

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Fernando is a senior scientist at Fountain Therapeutics, building a pipeline of therapeutics to treat age-related diseases by reversing cellular age. He earned his PhD from UC San Diego and has 7 years of experience working in biotech. 

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Episode 24 with Jeremy Kamil and guest host Razib Khan

Jeremy Kamil, associate professor of microbiology at LSU Health Shreveport, discusses the genetics of SARS-CoV-2, variants, and vaccines with guest host Razib Khan.

On The Bioinformatics CRO Podcast, we sit down with scientists to discuss interesting topics across biomedical research and to explore what made them who they are today.

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Jeremy is an associate professor of microbiology and immunology at LSU Health Shreveport. Usually his lab uses molecular genetic and pharmacological approaches to study human cytomegalovirus, but since the pandemic started, they’ve shifted to SARS-CoV-2.

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Episode 23 with Adam Robertson

 Adam Robertson, CSO of Hemispherian, talks about developing cancer therapeutics in an Oslo-based startup.

On The Bioinformatics CRO Podcast, we sit down with scientists to discuss interesting topics across biomedical research and to explore what made them who they are today.

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Adam is Chief Scientific Officer, at Hemispherian, where his team is working to develop broad-spectrum anti-cancer therapeutics. After receiving his PhD from UNC Chapel Hill, he moved to Norway and established his own lab at Oslo University Hospital.

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Episode 22 with Brett Abrahams

Brett Abrahams, Executive VP of R&D at Magnolia Neurosciences, discusses his work on chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy and other brain disorders.

On The Bioinformatics CRO Podcast, we sit down with scientists to discuss interesting topics across biomedical research and to explore what made them who they are today.

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Brett is the Vice-President of Research & Development at Magnolia Neurosciences, which is developing therapies for chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy and other neurological disorders.  Previously he was head of pre-clinical biology at Ovid Therapeutics.

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Episode 21 with Noor Siddiqui

We spoke with Noor Siddiqui about how Orchid is using polygenic risk scores for common diseases for preimplantation screening.

On The Bioinformatics CRO Podcast, we sit down with scientists to discuss interesting topics across biomedical research and to explore what made them who they are today.

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Noor is the Founder and CEO of Orchid, a reproductive technology company. Prior to Orchid, Noor was an AI researcher at Stanford where she worked on applications of deep learning to genomics. She was also formerly a Thiel Fellow, working at Remedy.

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