About the show

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

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Episodes

  • EP 5 Could Weed Killer Cure This Rare Disease (Alkaptonuria)?

    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...

  • EP 4 The Genetics of Depression

    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...

  • EP 3 A Diet Which Helps You Fit in Your Genes

    May 17th, 2019  |  29 mins 45 secs

    Dr Giles Yeo is a geneticist at the University of Cambridge, a public speaker, TV presenter and the brilliant author behind Gene Eating. We sit down to speak with Giles about how our genetics influence our diet and our behaviour towards food. 

  • EP 2 What One Man Learnt From Over 300 DNA Tests

    May 8th, 2019  |  32 mins 7 secs

    Is Craig one of the most thoroughly DNA tested people on the planet? Quite possibly, but one thing's for sure, his company (dnatestingchoice.com) know a thing or two about a good DNA test. This fascinating discussion with Craig Macpherson explores the...

  • EP 1 Who are Sano Genetics?

    May 3rd, 2019  |  9 mins 8 secs

    If you're wondering who are Sano Genetics, we're going to tell you! We're an ethical genetics research platform who value transparency and patient-centric research. In this episode, Patrick Short (CEO) discusses our platform, our current research...