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DDW Events podcast: A Welcome to SLAS 2023

Ahead of this year’s SLAS2023 conference in San Diego (which takes place 25 February – 1 March), DDW’s Megan Thomas narrates articles from the DDW SLAS2023 supplement as part of the DDW Events podcast series. This is episode one, A Welcome to SLAS 2023, which includes two comment pieces. Thomas wrote the first one, We […]

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DDW Highlights: 6 February 2023

The latest episode of the DDW Highlights podcast is now available to listen to below. DDW’s Megan Thomas narrates five key stories of the week to keep DDW subscribers up-to-date on the latest industry updates.  As 4 February was World Cancer Day, this week’s update focused on developments in the field of oncology. Drugs for lung cancer, lymphoma […]

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The impact of synthetic biology and collaboration in pharma

This is the latest episode of the free DDW podcast. It covers two articles written for Volume 23, Issue 1 – Winter 2021/22 of DDW. They are called “Why synthetic biology is the next big thing for biopharma” and “Collaborative spirit helps drive innovation”. ‘Can synthetic biology save us?’ and ‘Synthetic biology can benefit us […]

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DDW Highlights: 30 January 2023

The latest episode of the DDW Highlights podcast is now available to listen to below. DDW’s Megan Thomas narrates five key stories of the week to keep DDW subscribers up-to-date on the latest industry updates.  Cell and gene therapies have been making the news this week, as we launch our very own guide to global innovation in CGT with the Winter […]

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CROs and targeted protein degradation offer an exciting future

This is the latest episode of the free DDW podcast, “CROs and targeted protein degradation offer an exciting future”. It covers two articles written for Volume 23, Issue 1 – Winter 2021/22 of DDW. They are called “CROs: Drug discovery expertise on hand” and “Why the emergence of targeted protein degradation is so exciting”. In […]

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DDW Highlights: 23 January 2023

The latest episode of the DDW Highlights podcast is now available to listen to below. DDW’s Megan Thomas narrates five key stories of the week to keep DDW subscribers up-to-date on the latest industry updates.  Clinical trials have led our news section this week, with positive results announced from several Phase I and II studies. There was good […]

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A deep dive into the future of ophthalmology

This is the latest episode of the free DDW podcast, “A deep dive into the future of ophthalmology”. It covers two articles written for Volume 23, Issue 1 – Winter 2021/22 of DDW. They are called “Innovation, investment and commitment: Genentech’s approach to the future of ophthalmology” and “Innovative delivery of sustained ophthalmic steroids for […]

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Exclusive expert insights into clinical trials

In the In Conversation With series, a part of the free DDW podcast, DDW speaks with members of the drug discovery industry about their work and how it helps turn science into business.    In this latest episode, DDW’s Megan Thomas is in conversation with two experts when it comes to clinical trials. First up is Livia Ng, […]

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DDW Highlights: 16 January 2023

The latest episode of the DDW Highlights podcast is now available to listen to below. DDW’s Megan Thomas narrates five key stories of the week to keep DDW subscribers up-to-date on the latest industry updates.  Once again, research partnerships and licence agreements have dominated the news this week, as drug discovery companies seek new ways to combine their […]

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DDW Highlights: 9 January 2023

The latest episode of the DDW Highlights podcast is now available to listen to below. DDW’s Megan Thomas narrates five key stories of the week to keep DDW subscribers up-to-date on the latest industry updates.  The drug discovery industry has hit the ground running in 2023 with some big announcements in the first week, particularly in cancer research, […]

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Finding the right cancer drug with high-content screening

This is the latest episode of the free DDW podcast, “Finding the right cancer drug with high-content screening”. It covers an article by the same name written for Volume 23, Issue 1 – Winter 2021/22 of DDW. In the article, Lassi Paavolainen, Principal Investigator at the Institute for Molecular Medicine Finland (FIMM), Vilja Pietiäinen, Adjunct […]

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DDW Highlights: 19 December 2022

The latest episode of the DDW Highlights podcast is now available to listen to below. DDW’s Megan Thomas narrates five key stories of the week to keep DDW subscribers up-to-date on the latest industry updates.  The focus has been on immunotherapy and genetics this week, with exciting developments in the treatment of multiple myeloma, atopic dermatitis, Alzheimer’s, late-stage […]

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Is genomic data the new frontier in drug discovery?

This is the latest episode of the free narrated DDW podcast, “Is genomic data the new frontier in drug discovery?” It covers two articles written for Volume 23, Issue 1 – Winter 2021/22 of DDW. They are called “Genomics boosts understanding of Covid-19 severity and susceptibility” and “Rare variant contribution to human disease”. The Covid-19 […]

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DDW Highlights: 12 December 2022

The latest episode of the DDW Highlights podcast is now available to listen to below. DDW’s Megan Thomas narrates five key stories of the week to keep DDW subscribers up-to-date on the latest industry updates.  ‘Teamwork makes the dream work’ this week, with the launch of new partnerships to further the development of precision drugs in neurodevelopmental disorders, […]

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Exploring the microbiome: how it is shaping preclinical research

This is the latest DDW Sitting Down With sponsored podcast, which features Dr John Couse, Vice President of Scientific Services at Taconic Biosciences, who discusses how the microbiome is transforming drug discovery and what this means for pharmaceutical and biotech companies. Couse offers detailed insight into the microbiome and outlines its role in shaping preclinical research. Find The Drug […]

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DDW Highlights: 5 December 2022

The latest episode of the DDW Highlights podcast is now available to listen to below. DDW’s Megan Thomas narrates five key stories of the week to keep DDW subscribers up-to-date on the latest industry updates.  The industry has seen breakthroughs announced in malaria treatment, epilepsy and major depressive disorders. The NHS in England has fast tracked another cancer […]

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