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Analysing the technology driving innovation in drug discovery

The latest free-to-listen DDW podcast episode is titled “Analysing the technology driving innovation in drug discovery”. It covers two articles written for Volume 22, Issue 2 – Spring 2021 of the Drug Discovery World Magazine, narrated by DDW’s Megan Thomas.  These articles are titled: “How imaging techniques are innovating drug discovery” and “Sitting down with…bit.bio”.  […]

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The important role that antibodies play in drug discovery

This free-to-listen DDW podcast episode is titled “The important role that antibodies play in drug discovery”. It covers two articles written for Volume 22, Issue 2 – Spring 2021 of the Drug Discovery World Magazine, narrated by DDW’s Megan Thomas.  These articles are titled: “Antibody therapeutics: the other race for immunity against SARS-CoV2” and “Synthesising new […]

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Recipe for success: collaboration in drug discovery

The latest free-to-listen DDW podcast episode is titled “Recipe for success: collaboration in drug discovery”. It covers three articles written for Volume 22, Issue 2 – Spring 2021 of the Drug Discovery World Magazine, narrated by DDW’s Megan Thomas.  These articles are titled: “Why collaboration matters and how to make it a success”; “Platform biotechnologies […]

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Enhancing the role of multiplexing in high-throughput screening

The latest sponsored DDW Sitting Down With podcast features Paul Wylie, Director of Multiplex at Abcam looking at enhancing the role of multiplexing in high-throughput screening. Among the topics Lu Rahman will be discussing with Wylie will be the key challenges scientists face with biomarker and drug discovery and how high-throughput screening can help alleviate […]

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Opportunities to improve drug discovery systems

This is the latest episode of the free DDW podcast: “Opportunities to improve drug discovery systems”. It covers two articles written for Volume 22, Issue 1 – Winter 2020/21 of the Drug Discovery World Magazine.   The first article is titled “Precision control of protein release to reconfigure bioprocessing and cell-based assays”, where the authors Dr […]

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Putting virology back on the map: the fight against Covid-19

This podcast, Putting virology back on the map: the fight against Covid-19, covers two narrated articles written for Volume 22, Issue 1 – Winter 2020/21 of the Drug Discovery World Magazine.   The first article is a case study titled “New technology in Covid research may accelerate vaccines”, and the second is called “Virus in […]

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The Bamlanivimab story – how it reached clinic in eight months

The latest DDW Sponsored Sitting Down With podcast features Bryan Jones, Senior Research Fellow, BioTechnology Discovery Research, Eli Lilly and Co and Dan Bedinger, Application Science Team Lead, Carterra.  Bamlanivimab was the first neutralising monoclonal antibody to receive emergency use authorisation from the FDA as a treatment for mild to moderate Covid-19 on 9 November […]

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Streamlining gene therapy and how MS provides information on virus structure

In this podcast, Megan Thomas narrated two articles in which Akash Bhattacharya, the Senior Application Scientist at Beckman Coulter Life Sciences, explains how streamlining gene therapy manufacturing will help products reach more patients, and Andreas Huhmer, Senior Director of Proteomics and Metabolomics at Thermo Fisher Scientific, discusses the value of technique when it comes to […]

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A model for successful pharma and vendor engagement

Digital transformations are having wide-ranging and profound impacts within life sciences, creating both opportunities and challenges. One of those challenges is adopting new software systems to drive the transformations. A team from Novartis Institutes of BioMedical Research (NIBR) recognised the need to ensure a good user experience for their in vivo study support groups. The […]

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Automating the cell culture workflow

The guest on this podcast is Dr. Joanna Hawryluk, Product Manager for Research Imaging at Olympus Corporation of the Americas located in Waltham, Massachusetts. She discusses automating the cell culture workflow and explains the importance of cell culture workflow in the drug discovery process and how it can be improved thanks to technological advances. Hawryluk […]

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The benefits of robust colony management in drug discovery

In this podcast John Couse, Vice President of Scientific Services at Taconic Biosciences discusses the benefits of a robust colony management solution/partner in the drug discovery success; how it can enable companies to scale through resource management and create efficiencies. Couse has extensive knowledge of colony managements solutions and outlines the benefits they create for […]

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Paving the way for optimum drug discovery

This is the latest episode of the free DDW podcast, “Paving the way for optimum drug discovery”. It covers two narrated articles written for Volume 22, Issue 1 – Winter 2020/21 of DDW and they are read aloud by Megan Thomas. These articles are titled: “In vitro models for assessing drug toxicity: new approaches and […]

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Comparing SDS-PAGE with automated CE-SDS for improved quantitation, reproducibility, and faster sample turn-around time

The latest DDW Sponsored Sitting Down With podcast features Tufan Aydogdu, Field Applications Manager, ProteinSimple, a Bio-Techne brand. Dr. Aydogdu talks us through how the accurate and quantitative analysis of product purity is a fundamental component of effective development of a biotherapeutic protein. But without consistent techniques and high-quality, reproducible results, it is difficult to […]

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Antibody engineering: the importance of collaboration and successful partnerships

The latest DDW Sponsored Sitting Down With podcast features Melina Mathur, Product Manager for Biopharma at Twist Bioscience. Mathur talks about Twist’s antibody expertise, drawing on the company’s experience and looking at the importance of collaboration. Listen to hear Mathur discuss the company philosophy, how the pandemic has affected the business, its partnership experience and […]

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Precision medicine in the era of artificial intelligence

This is the latest episode of the free DDW podcast, “Precision medicine in the era of artificial intelligence”. It covers one narrated article of the same title written for DDW and read aloud by Megan Thomas. It was written by Dr Lofti Chouchane and Dr Javaid Sheikh, who discuss the value of biobanks, artificial intelligence and […]

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The importance of proteogenomics in drug discovery

The latest DDW Sponsored Sitting Down With podcast features Anders Mälarstig, Director of Human Genetics, Pfizer. In this podcast he outlines the role of pQTLs in the drug discovery process and the growing importance of proteogenomics Mälarstig  is currently responsible for developing and applying strategies for new drug targets and precision medicine. He has extensive […]

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