Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Alan Dove, Dickson Despommier, and Brad Thompson
Vincent, Alan, and Dickson chat with Brad Thompson, CEO of Oncolytics Biotech, about using reovirus to treat cancer.
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Links for this episode:
- Patrick Lee’s path to reolysin
- Reoviruses commonly infect humans
- Reovirus at ViralZone
- Onyx-411, an anti-tumor adenovirus
- BioVex, developers of OncoVEX GM-CSF
- This Week in Pediatric Oncology – TWiPO (iTunes)
- TWiV on Facebook
- Letters read on TWiV 131
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Dickson – Angels and Insects
Alan – Science Buddies
Vincent – Emerging Diseases: The Importance of Early Warning and Surveillance (YouTube)
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Josh – Prof. Racaniello’s Virology course on iTunes
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