Exploring all things genetics. Cambridge University Alumnus and current CEO of Sano Genetics Dr Patrick Short analyses the science, interviews the experts and helps share the stories of people who have been personally affected by genetic conditions. To take part in the latest research studies mentioned in this podcast please visit sanogenetics.com/research
September 25th, 2019 | 30 mins 52 secs
This episode was originally recorded for CUTalks, the podcast of the Cambridge University Technology & Enterprise club. In this podcast, CEO and Co-founder Dr Patrick Short discusses the personalised genomics industry, as well as his...
EP 18 Elin Haf Davies: How Aparito Uses Wearables & Mobile Apps to Run Patient-Centric Clinical Trials
September 19th, 2019 | 36 mins 3 secs
Our guest this week is Elin Haf Davies, who is the CEO of Aparito - a technology company that focuses on patient-generated health data. Elin is also an inspirational speaker, trans-atlantic rower and pediatric nurse. In this episode we discuss...
September 10th, 2019 | 24 mins 59 secs
Last week, the shocking story that sick migrants undergoing lifesaving care can now be deported hit the NY times - but what effect will it have on clinical trials in America? Find out in this episode of our podcast, where we discuss the top four...
September 6th, 2019 | 1 hr 7 mins
This week on our podcast, we speak to Alastair Kent, a world leader in policy development and patient engagement for rare disease. In this episode, we discuss how research is changing in rare conditions and what part DNA sequencing and data sharing...
August 23rd, 2019 | 34 mins 12 secs
This week on our podcast we speak to Kira Dineen, a genetic counsellor in training and host of DNA Today. We ask Kira what she’s learned from more than 200 hours of conversation with leading doctors and researchers in genetics, as well as some...
August 21st, 2019 | 29 mins 39 secs
In this episode, we cover the latest genetics news stories including; 1) 23andMe’s plan to start collecting health data 2) New research that’s sounding alarm bells about the accuracy of genotyping tests 3) The largest-ever study of genetics and...
August 13th, 2019 | 34 mins 1 sec
Dr. Alicia Martin, a researcher at the Massachusets General Hospital and the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, discusses the issues surrounding Eurocentricity in genetics studies.
August 6th, 2019 | 10 mins 55 secs
Dr Patrick Short answers the top genetic questions on quora. Which include: 1) How reliable is the DNA testing offered by sites like Ancestry.com or 23andMe? 2) Does DNA testing for diet and fitness really work? 3) Does 23andMe...
July 31st, 2019 | 12 mins 37 secs
We recently held an event bringing together charities and patient registries to help them take the next step in doing genetic research. One of our speakers was Neil Bennett, the Director of Research at Action Duchenne and he discussed how they set up...
July 23rd, 2019 | 38 mins 23 secs
We had the pleasure of speaking with Dr Eric Topol, author of ‘The Patient Will See You Now’ and ‘Deep Medicine’. Eric has had an incredible career which has been largely focused on researching cardiovascular disease and heart attacks, both of...
July 16th, 2019 | 35 mins 45 secs
Human Genetics Researcher Joe Pickrell is the CEO of Gencove who offer low-pass sequencing technology which is both cost-efficient and provides highly accurate variant calls across the whole genome. Having trained as a statistical geneticist, Joe...
July 9th, 2019 | 17 mins 34 secs
Sano Genetics CEO Dr Patrick Short interviews Dr Sonya Abraham, a researcher at Imperial College, London who looks at different conditions like arthritis and psoriasis to discuss biological therapies (or biologics) and how the gut microbiome affects...
July 2nd, 2019 | 28 mins 32 secs
Lasse Folkersen discusses how he started impute.me as a passion project, out of sheer curiosity to understand his own genes and to help others with the same intention and as a result, he has now sequenced his entire living family. We discuss...
June 18th, 2019 | 26 mins 19 secs
The Phlebotomist is a play written by Ella Road which imagines a future where your genetic rating influences every aspect of your life and is determined through a single blood test. We spoke with Ella to find out about her inspiration and the cross...
June 11th, 2019 | 26 mins 25 secs
We talk to Nick Sireau (co-founder of Findacure and chairman of the AKU society) about his two sons, who were both born with Alkaptonuria which is an ultra-rare genetic condition that causes the bone's surface to turn black and corrode. Nick...
May 30th, 2019 | 27 mins 4 secs
Dr Cathryn Lewis is a highly regarded Professor of Genetic Epidemiology and Statistics at King's College London. Previously in her career Dr Lewis significantly contributed to research on the breast cancer genes BRA1 and BRCA2. She now leads the...