Mendelspod Podcast

Mendelspod was founded in 2011 by Theral Timpson and Ayanna Monteverdi to advance life science research, connecting people and ideas. Influenced by the thinking tools developed by Eli Goldgratt, the founders bring a unique approach to media in the life sciences. With help from our advisors around the industry, Mendelspod goes beyond quick sound bites to create a space for probing conversations and deep insight into the topics and trends which shape the industry's future and therefore our future as a species.

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Genetic Diversity Problem Exacerbated by PRS Testing


Diversity’s in the news these days. It's not just political correctness. Let’s look deeper into our field at how limited diversity in genetics is affecting all of us. If you are a member of a minority population and you go into a cancer clinic with breast cancer, some of the genetic tests on offer may not work for you because of your ethnic background. Not only is this wrong on a social justice level. It turns out it's just bad science.


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 2020-10-22  n/a