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Antibody engineering: the importance of collaboration and successful partnerships

The Drug Discovery World Podcast

Release Date: 07/16/2021

The pursuit of better cancer treatments show art The pursuit of better cancer treatments

The Drug Discovery World Podcast

This is the latest episode of the free DDW podcast, “The pursuit of better cancer treatments”. It covers two narrated article written for Volume 22, Issue 3 –Summer 2021 of DDW. They are called “The personal touch: the scientist making an impact in cancer research” and “Biotech’s pursuit of next-generation CAR-T”.  In the first article, Lu Rahman speaks with Martyn Hiscox, uncovering his passion, dedication and the personal reason for developing cell therapy treatments for cancer. In the second article, Pierre-Louis Joffrin from Mogrify examines immunotherapies including...

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Mini-library approach delivers an arsenal in drug development pipeline show art Mini-library approach delivers an arsenal in drug development pipeline

The Drug Discovery World Podcast

This is the latest episode of the free DDW podcast, “Mini-library approach delivers an arsenal in drug development pipeline”. It covers a narrated article written for Volume 22, Issue 3 –Summer 2021 of DDW. In the article, Dr. Naganna Nimishetti, Chief of the Small Molecule Drug Discovery Division (SMDD) and Dr. Dun Yang, CEO/CSO of Anticancer Bioscience, a precision therapeutics company headquartered in Chengdu, China, explain how the company is identifying bioactive hits using libraries of less than 100 compounds. You can also find The Drug Discovery World Podcast on Spotify, Google...

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What does gene-based medicine have to offer? show art What does gene-based medicine have to offer?

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This is the latest episode of the free DDW podcast, “What does gene-based medicine have to offer?”. It covers two narrated articles written for Volume 22, Issue 3 – Summer 2021 of DDW.   The articles are called “Lipidomics in biomedical research: chance and challenges” and “Exploring gene-based medicine’s true potential”.  In the first article, Afrisha Anderson, a Product Manager at Merck KGaA, discusses the opportunities and challenges in lipidomics. In the second article, Christopher Doyle, PhD, Director, IBC Services at WCG, explains why he thinks vaccines for...

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Is customisation healthcare’s secret weapon? show art Is customisation healthcare’s secret weapon?

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Podcast: Is customisation healthcare’s secret weapon?  This is the latest episode of the free DDW podcast, “Is customisation healthcare’s secret weapon?”. It covers two narrated articles written for Volume 22, Issue 3 – Summer 2021 of DDW.  The articles are called “Optimising vaccine production through customisation” and “Exploring iPSCs for individual and population health applications”.  In the first article, “Optimising vaccine production through customisation”, John Yoshi Shyu, Ph.D. Corning Life Sciences offers an expert view on the topic. In the...

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Scientific data management: What does your lab need? show art Scientific data management: What does your lab need?

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This episode covers three narrated articles written for Volume 22, Issue 3 – Summer 2021 and Volume 22, Issue 4 – Fall 2021 of DDW.   The articles are called “The benefits of bioinformatics in genomics sequencing” and “LIMs vs ELNs – what does your lab need?”, for which Part I and Part II were published separately across DDW issues.  Dr Bongcho Kim is the new CEO of Macrogen Europe, a Netherlands-based provider of genomic sequencing services. Dr Kim’s appointment comes at a time of sustained growth for the company, which is benefitting from the rapidly expanding...

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A comprehensive analysis of European biotech show art A comprehensive analysis of European biotech

The Drug Discovery World Podcast

The latest episode of the free DDW podcast is titled “A comprehensive analysis of European biotech”. It covers three narrated articles written for Volume 22, Issue 3 – Summer 2021 of DDW, read by Megan Thomas.   The articles are “Innovation and opportunity within Europe’s biotech sector”, “Europe’s emerging biotechs: Challenges, opportunities and funding”, and “Why Switzerland continues to punch above its weight as global biotech hub”.  In the first article, Lu Rahman introduces a slice of European biotech expertise. In the second, John Macdonald of ICON...

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What do we know about lab automation? show art What do we know about lab automation?

The Drug Discovery World Podcast

The latest episode of the free DDW podcast is titled“What do we know about lab automation?”. It covers two narrated articles written for Volume 22, Issue 3 – Summer 2021 of DDW, read by Megan Thomas.   The articles are “What has 2020 taught us about lab automation?” and “Enhancing drug discovery with laboratory informatics and automation”.   In 2021, the first article looked back on 2020 and Dr Patrick Courtney from SiLA consortium, Burkhard Schaefer from SiLA consortium and ASTM AnIML, and Oliver Peter from Idorsia Pharmaceuticals outlined the importance of...

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How to accelerate mouse model generation without reducing quality show art How to accelerate mouse model generation without reducing quality

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The latest DDW Sitting Down With sponsored podcast features Dominque Bröhl and Evert-Jan Uringa, Scientific Program Managers at Taconic Biosciences who discuss how mouse model generation can be accelerated without any loss of quality. The generation of genetically engineered custom mouse models can be a lengthy process that conflicts with the general time constraints of the drug discovery and development industry. Finding ways to shorten the time to create new mouse models is tempting but carries the risk of trading short timelines for poor quality. Taconic Biosciences developed the...

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What can we learn from the genome? show art What can we learn from the genome?

The Drug Discovery World Podcast

This is the latest episode of the free DDW podcast, “What can we learn from the genome?”. It covers two narrated articles written for Volume 22, Issue 3 – Summer 2021 of DDW and read aloud by Megan Thomas.   The articles are called “Reproducibility in single cell genomic analysis” and “The road to global pharmacogenomics”.  

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From here to there: What lies ahead for drug discovery show art From here to there: What lies ahead for drug discovery

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This episode is titled “From here to there: What lies ahead for drug discovery”, which covers two articles written for Volume 22, Issue 3 – Summer 2021 of DDW. They are called “The complexity of disease biology gives opportunities for drug discovery” and “The human touch: the benefits of real-world evidence”. In the first article, Steve Gardner, CEO PrecisionLife, examines the lack of return on investment for pharmaceutical R&D and the huge pockets of unmet medical need in common chronic disorders. In the second article, Lu Rahman looks at the growing role of real world...

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