Cracking the Code of Chronic Inflammation
Chronic inflammation occurs when the immune system spins out of control, and leads to a host of devastating and incurable immune-mediated diseases. Hear how scientists are deciphering new networks of immune regulation that operate locally as opposed to globally and how this can inform the development of safer, more targeted therapies for chronic inflammatory diseases.
Gut Bacteria Can Boost Response to Cancer Immunotherapy
A new study led by Scripps Research scientist Howard Hang, PhD, explains how and why a certain species of bacteria in the digestive tract significantly improves the tumor-fighting ability of approved cancer drugs known as checkpoint inhibitors.
Can CRISPR Cure Sickle Cell Disease?
Sickle cell disease is one of the most common genetic conditions worldwide, with more than 6 million people living with the disease. This video discusses the potential of CRISPR–Cas9 gene editing as a tool to cure this chronic condition.
What Causes Seizures and How Can We Treat Them?
Discover what we know (and don’t know) about the causes and treatment of seizures, and what to do if you encounter someone experiencing a seizure.
Meet the Scientist Couple Driving an mRNA Vaccine Revolution
As COVID-19 spread, BioNTech cofounders Uğur Şahin and Özlem Türeci had one goal: to make a safe, effective vaccine faster than ever before.
Dissolution Testing With Lorraine Kay
What is dissolution testing and why is important in drug development, formulation and testing? For this Teach Me in 10 episode, we're joined by Lorraine Kay from Agilent Technologies who gives us a whistle-stop tour of dissolution testing, answering all these questions and more in just 10 minutes.
Webinar: Red Blood Cell Partitioning Studies to Improve Accuracy in Pharmacokinetics (PK) Calculations
In this webinar, SEKISUI XenoTech study director Dr. Steven McGreal will cover study design elements and other considerations like timing and characteristics of drugs with high RBC partitioning. He will discuss impacts on PK calculations and provide examples of how RBC partitioning rates can cause errors downstream if not properly investigated early in drug development.
Using an Industrial Evaporator for Extraction Applications
A detailed overview of how to use a rotary evaporator for extraction applications.
Viral Variants and Vaccines With Sean Elias
For this Teach Me in 10 episode, we're joined by Dr. Sean Elias from the Jenner Institute at the University of Oxford. In just 10 minutes, Dr. Elias provides you with everything you need to know about viral variants and vaccines.
The Discovery of Insulin
Nearly 100 years since insulin was first used in the treatment of diabetes, Professor Chantal Mathieu, Professor of Medicine at the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium, takes us through the history, development and future of this life-saving drug.