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The Sounds of Science podcast is brought to you by GEN. Listen as members of the editorial team—Editor-in-Chief John Sterling, Technical Editor Jeff Buguliskis, and Senior News Editor Alex Philippidis—showcase innovative research, new initiatives, and important policy by interviewing thought-leaders, eminent life-science researchers, and company leaders. These short, but informative podcasts will keep you up-to-date with the latest and most important life science advances.

June 19, 2008

IMPLICATIONS OF GINA FOR THE BIOTECH AND PHARMA INDUSTRIES

- Interview with Sharon Terry, President and CEO of the Genetic Alliance

June 12, 2008

NOVEL IMMUNE SYSTEM MONITORING TOOL

- Interview with Owen Witte, M.D., Researcher, UCLA Jonsson Cancer Center, and a Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator

June 5, 2008

NOVEL COMPOUND MIGHT LEAD TO NEW THERAPY FOR HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE

- Interview with Dr. David Ostrov, from the University of Florida College of Medicine.

May 29, 2008

EVIDENCE-BASED MEDICINE (EBM)

- Interview with Dan Leonard, President of the National Pharmaceutical Council

May 22, 2008

NOVEL APPROACH TO CANCER DRUG DEVELOPMENT

- Interview with Ronen Marmorstein, Ph.D., Professor, Gene Expression and Regulation Program, Wistar Institute

May 15, 2008

GENE THERAPY FOR FATAL NEURODEGENERATIVE DISEASE IN CHILDREN

- Interview with Ronald G. Crystal, M.D., Professor and Chairman of the Department of Genetic Medicine of the Weill Medical College of Cornell University

May 8, 2008

INTERACTING WITH THE FDA-ISSUES AND STRATEGIES

- Interview with Bruce Mackler, Ph.D., J.D., senior advisor on FDA matters and due diligence concerns to financial groups and investment companies

May 1, 2008

TRENDS IN THE GLOBALIZATION OF BIOTECHNOLOGY

- Exclusive GEN Panel Discussion with Four Co-Chairs of the Upcoming Biotechnology Industry Organization's (BIO) Annual International Convention

April 24, 2008

NEW PATH FOR TREATING AND PREVENTING EYE DISEASE

- Interview with Dean Li, M.D.,Ph.D., Professor of Internal Medicine, University of Utah School of Medicine, and Research Scientist with the University's Program in Human Molecular Biology and Genetics

April 17, 2008

miRNAs AND CANCER

- Interview with George Calin, M.D., Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Experimental Therapeutics, University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center

April 10, 2008

ADVANCES IN DRUG DELIVERY AND TISSUE ENGINEERING

- Interview with Robert Langer, Ph.D., Institute Professor, Chemical and Biomedical Engineering, MIT

April 3, 2008

BREATH TEST FOR DISEASE DIAGNOSIS

- Interview with Masood Yousef, Ph.D., senior research assistant in the Welsh Centre for Printing and Coating, Swansea University School of Engineering

March 27, 2008

LINKING CHANGES IN GENE NETWORKS TO DISEASE

- Interview with Eric Schadt, Ph.D., Executive Scientific Director of Research Genetics for Rosetta Inpharmatics, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Merck & Co.

March 20, 2008

TRANSFORMING ORTHOPEDIC SURGERY WITH MOLECULAR MEDICINE

- Interview with Thomas Einhorn, M.D., Chairman of the Department of Orthopedic Surgery and Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Biochemistry, and Biomedical Engineering at Boston University

March 13, 2008

DISCOVERY OF A CHEMICAL SIGNATURE IN THE BRAIN FOR MANIC DEPRESSION

- Interview with Tsz Tsang, Ph.D., Department of Biomolecular Medicine, Imperial College London

March 6, 2008

DEFINING CANCER'S GENETIC SUPPORT NETWORK

- Interview with Sayan Mukherjee, Ph.D. and Elena Edelman from the Institute for Genome Sciences and Policy at Duke University

February 28, 2008

VENTURE CAPITAL TRENDS FOR 2008

- Interview with Brian Hughes and Packy Kelly, co-leaders of KPMG’s venture capital practice.

February 21, 2008

IDENTIFICATION OF A HEART ATTACK RESPONSE AND CARDIAC DAMAGE GENE

- Interview with Richard Bucala, M.D., Ph.D., Professor of Medicine, Pathology, Epidemiology, and Public Health, Yale University School of Medicine

February 14, 2008

NEW CELLULAR RECEPTOR FOR HIV

- Interview with Anthony Fauci, M.D., Director, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), National Institutes of Health, and Chief of NIAID’s Laboratory of Immunoregulation.

February 7, 2008

CHEMICAL BUFFER BREAKTHROUGH

- Interview with Yi Lu, Ph.D., Professor of Chemistry, and Nathan Sieracki, Graduate Student, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign