Three videos that will change the way you think about genomics

Natasha Cowan|19th February 2018

We have sourced three short videos, which illustrate the innovations transforming the healthcare sector in 2018. From CRISPR Cas9 to digital doppelgangers and the use of blockchain to protect patient’s genetic privacy, we’ve got your thirst for knowledge covered.

What it really looks like when CRISPR snips a strand of DNA

The CRISPR Cas9 gene-editing technique is an important breakthrough in the biotech world, but how does it actually work? Visual Science has developed an accurate 3D animation to demystify the cutting-edge tech and show you what DNA looks like when it’s being edited. 

 

How digital DNA could help you make better health choices

Imagine if you could know how a medication would impact your health before you put it in your body. Genomics researcher Jun Wang explains how he’s developing digital doppelgangers, which could change the way we think about health.

 

Genome on a Blockchain

Is blockchain another buzzword or could the tech help transform healthcare as we know it? Fortune speaks to the experts to learn how blockchain works and, in the accompanying article, describes how it can revolutionise drug development and ensure genetic privacy, all while making customers crypto-money.  

 

Precision paediatrics: Treating patients with CAR-T

Guest Blogger|9th July 2019

Dr Stuart Adams specialises in using T-cell therapy to treat paediatric patients at Great Ormond Street Hospital. Here, he explains what it was like to develop and deliver a groundbreaking CAR-T therapy for the first patient in Europe, and how the centre of excellence has adapted to make precision medicine a reality

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What does it mean to be an agile organisation

Guest Blogger|27th June 2019

We spoke with Philip Atkinson to learn how healthcare and pharmaceutical companies can rapidly respond to changes in the market.

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Battling breast cancer with precision medicine (Part 2)

Natasha Cowan|20th June 2019

Dr Mark Moasser treated breast cancer survivor Laura Holmes-Haddad (interviewed in part one) with an innovative precision medicine, which at the time was yet to be approved. Here he gives his side of the story and explains how industry can help oncologists treat more patients with targeted therapies.

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