Season 2

June 10, 2021

Bonus: The Patient's Perspective with Julia Vitarello

Julia Vitarello is the mother of Mila Makovec, and the Founder and CEO of Mila’s Miracle Foundation.

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June 3, 2021

Genentech’s Aviv Regev on the Promise of Single Cell Genomics

Aviv Regev is a computational biologist and Executive Vice President of Genentech Research and Early Development. She was professor at the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard and at the Department of Biology of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, as …

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May 27, 2021

Dr. Amy Abernethy on Closing the Gap Between Clinical Practice and Cl…

Dr. Amy Abernethy is an oncologist, specialist in palliative care medicine, researcher, previous Professor of Medicine at Duke University School of Medicine, previous Scientific and Medical Chief Officer of Flatiron Health, and previous Principal Deputy Commissioner of the FDA.

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May 20, 2021

Dr. David Altshuler on Translating the Human Genome Project Into Bene…

David Altshuler is Executive Vice President, Global Research and Chief Scientific Officer at Vertex Pharmaceuticals.

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May 13, 2021

Dr. Tim Yu on Running the First “N of 1” Drug Trial

Dr. Timothy Yu walks us through his experience running the first "N of 1" drug trial for a young patient with a devastating genetic mutation.

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May 6, 2021

Dr. Krishna Yeshwant on Exploring the Intersection of Technology and …

Dr. Krishna Yeshwant is Managing Partner at GV, and a practicing physician at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston.

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April 29, 2021

Dr. Caroline Uhler on Harnessing the Power of Machine Learning to Dri…

Theory and Practice speaks with Dr. Caroline Uhler, currently the Henry L. and Grace Doherty associate professor in EECS (Electrical Engineering & Computer Science) and IDSS (Institute for Data, Systems and Society) at MIT, and associate member of the Broad …

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April 22, 2021

Dr. Jennifer Listgarten on Solving Biological Questions with Creative…

Theory and Practice speaks with Professor Jennifer Listgarten, Professor in UC Berkeley's Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences Department (EECS department) and the Center for Computational Biology, and Chan Zuckerberg investigator.

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April 15, 2021

Sir Rory Collins on the Power of Math and Biomedical Data to Solve To…

Theory and Practice speaks with Professor Sir Rory Collins, Head of Nuffield Department of Population Health at Oxford University and BHF (British Heart Foundation) Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology. Professor Collins is also Principal Investigator and Chief Executive of the …

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April 8, 2021

A Conversation with the Broad Institute's Anne Carpenter

Dr. Anne Carpenter is the inventor of CellProfiler and designed a method for coloring and analyzing cells. She works at the Broad Institute as the Senior Director of the Imaging Platform and is an Institute Scientist.

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April 2, 2021

Season Two Coming Soon

One week until Theory and Practice returns! Join Anthony and Alex as they discuss cutting-edge health developments with leaders in biology and computer science.

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