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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 2020-04-07  n/a
 
 

FDA in the Time of Coronavirus: Understanding the New VALID Act with Turna Ray, GenomeWeb


After the virus reached American shores was the FDA quick enough to allow companies and labs to develop their own tests without restrictive oversight? The question sparked a sweeping new bill in congress, the VALID Act that could overhaul FDA oversight of diagnostics altogether—something that has been clamored for for a generation. Turna Ray has been covering the FDA and diagnostics for GenomeWeb since 2006...


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 2020-04-07  n/a
 
 

March 2020 Review with Nathan & Laura: Corona Gets Personal, Where Are the Tests?, the VALID Act, Some non-Corona Science


Laura comes to us from her flat in New York, Nathan is stuck in San Diego, but they are here and ready to discuss what a month ago was a warning and now is a full blown world crisis. What have they faced personally? What are their thoughts on testing? And what are some of their early big picture reactions as to how this will all go down? We make some time for some Corona-free science as well.


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 2020-04-02  n/a
 
 

90% Go Undiagnosed, Says Geisinger’s Amy Sturm of FH Patients


More than one in two hundred people have an inherited form of heart disease. But most don’t know it. Often on Mendelspod we talk about cancer genomics, but in the area of cardio too, genetic testing can save lives. Amy Sturm is the Director of Genomic Counseling and Screening Program at Geisinger Health Systems. There she has led the effort to return the results of cardio genetic tests to over 1,000 patients.


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 2020-03-26  n/a
 
 

Lisa Alderson Debuts Genome Medical, Speaks to the DTC Downturn


Lisa Alderson has been helping to build genetic testing companies for a while. In 2016 she co-founded her own company, Genome Medical, a tele-genomics firm to help patients and providers understand genetic testing results. Anyone in the genetic testing industry will know that Genome Medical’s offering addresses a burning need. As Lisa remarks in today’s show, genetics is complicated.


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 2020-03-10  n/a
 
 

Lisa Alderson on Her Telegenetics Firm, Genome Medical, Also Speaks to the DTC Downturn


Lisa Alderson has been helping to build genetic testing companies for a while. In 2016 she co-founded her own company, Genome Medical, a tele-genomics firm to help patients and providers understand genetic testing results. Anyone in the genetic testing industry will know that Genome Medical’s offering addresses a burning need. As Lisa remarks in today’s show, genetics is complicated.


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 2020-03-10  n/a
 
 

February 2020 Review with Nathan and Laura: Coronavirus, Medicare for All, and Live from AGBT


What do we actually know about the novel coronavirus, we ask our two monthly commentators at the outset of February’s review show. Then, speaking of pandemics, as Bernie fever sweeps America, we explore the charge that Medicare for All means an end to innovation. Laura gives an update on the status of the genetic counseling bill, and Nathan comes to us live from AGBT with highlights from Marco Island.


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 2020-02-28  n/a
 
 

Pouria Sanae on His New Precision Health Testing Platform and the DTC Slowdown


“To be fully honest, I think some of these tests are scary tests. I’ve had the luxury of testing myself . . . some of this needs to have the physician and the genetic counselor involved.” That’s Pouria Sanae, a newcomer to our field via Yahoo and Helix. He’s also a Swede which gives him a fresh perspective on American genomic culture...


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 2020-02-13  n/a
 
 

Pouria Sanae on the DTC Slowdown and His New Precision Health Testing Platform


“To be fully honest, I think some of these tests are scary tests. I’ve had the luxury of testing myself . . . some of this needs to have the physician and the genetic counselor involved.” That’s Pouria Sanae, a newcomer to our field via Yahoo and Helix. He’s also a Swede which gives him a fresh perspective on American genomic culture...


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 2020-02-13  n/a
 
 

January 2020 Review: Genetic Counselors vs ACMG, 23andMe Layoffs, Privacy


23andMe lays off over 100 employees. Illumina comes to the JP Morgan empty-handed. Has Precision Medicine seen it’s heyday already? Or are we gearing up for another wave of innovation? Nathan and Laura are again ready for the tough questions of genomics. We begin with the current spat between genetic counselors and the ACMG. Like, . . . huh?


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 2020-01-31  n/a