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Archive: Season 1
Precision Medicine is Here: Dr. Barbara Fortini Helps Prepare a New Generation of Scientists to Apply It
Barbara Fortini, PhD, Program Director for the Master of Science in Human Genetics and Genomic Data Analytics at the Keck Graduate Institute shares what students of biology and genetics need to know today versus what they needed to know a decade ago, and how she sees those skills being applied in a clinical setting. Listen here
Airdate: 02.14.20 | Length: 30:35
Dr. Adam Brufsky shares findings from the recent San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium and the important role of precision medicine
In this episode of the Precision Medicine Podcast, Dr. Adam Brufsky, Medical Director for the Women’s Cancer Program at the UPMC Hillman Cancer Center shares the newest findings presented in December 2019 at the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium (SABCS) and discusses the important role of precision medicine in breast cancer care. Listen here
Airdate: 01.24.20 | Length: 30:50
Dr. John Quackenbush: Using Massive Data to Approach Precision Medicine Beyond Simple Mutations
In this first episode of season two, Dr. John Quackenbush discusses his approach to understanding what makes cancer cancer by studying entire gene networks rather than simple mutations. Dr. Quackenbush is Chair of the Department of Biostatistics at Harvard University's T.H. Chan School of Public Health and one of the first people to have worked on the Human Genome Project.
Airdate: 01.09.20 | Length: 24:10
Dr. Selin Kurnaz of Massive Bio Explains the Need to Operationalize Patient Support in Precision Cancer Care
Dr. Selin Kurnaz, CEO and cofounder of Massive Bio talks with us about the importance of increasing patient accessibility to clinical trials, FDA changes that affect clinical trial matching and the challenge of harmonizing disparate healthcare data for better patient care. Listen here
Airdate: 12.19.19 | Length: 11:52
YouScript CEO Kristine Ashcraft on Advancing Precision Medicine by Breaking Down Information Silos
In this episode, we talk with Kristine Ashcraft, founder and CEO of YouScript, a platform that synthesizes all evidence impacting drug response, including pharmacogenetic testing, to support doctors and pharmacists in making faster, more proactive decisions at the point of care. Listen here
Airdate: 11.21.19 | Length: 22:30
Expanding the Reach of Precision Medicine: Dr. Bruce Johnson former ASCO President and DFCI Leader Shares His Platform
Dr. Bruce Johnson, Chief Clinical Research Officer from the Dana Farber Cancer Institute, joins us to discuss how recent advances in treating rare cancers can help drive the understanding and expansion of precision medicine. Listen here
Airdate: 11.08.19 | Length: 24:26