Introducing Human Data Era, a New Serial Podcast from Amgen R&D | Amgen

Introducing Human Data Era, a New Serial Podcast from Amgen R&D

Join host Ray Deshaies, Amgen’s senior vice president of Global Research, in conversations with leading scientific experts about the important transition scientists and clinicians are making to incorporate human data into drug research and development

Amgen R&D's next podcast series Human Data Era is now available wherever you listen to podcasts. Produced in partnership with The Scientist, Human Data Era explores the ways researchers and clinicians can now go beyond genetics, combining proteomics, metabolomics, transcriptomics and environmental factors into a broad category of human data.

By studying human genetics, scientists discovered mechanisms that, when defective, cause disease. While this type of data is powerful, additional information can provide more insight on the human condition. In this series, host Ray Deshaies, Ph.D., Amgen's senior vice president of Global Research, talks with experts about the wealth and diversity of human data now available and how scientists are transitioning to incorporate it into their research.

"Having a holistic view of a patient's unique biology potentially leads to earlier and better treatment options," said Deshaies. "Ultimately, this data may help drug developers and clinicians unpack the complexities of disease to improve patient outcomes."

The first episode launched October 20, and the series continues with a new episode every Thursday through November 10. You can find Human Data Era here or by subscribing to The Scientist's series LabTalk on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts or wherever you like to listen. 

October 20: Human Data - Beyond the Genome 
Rob Lenz, M.D., Ph.D., senior vice president of Global Development at Amgen

October 27: New Connections Between Genetics and Human Disease
Nancy Cox, Ph.D., director of the Vanderbilt Genetics Institute 

November 3: Exploring Human Data in Cardiovascular Disease 
Narimon Honarpour, M.D., vice president of General Medicine, Global Clinical Development at Amgen

November 10: The Role of Human Diversity in Progressing Precision Medicine 
Kári Stefánsson, M.D., founder, deCODE genetics

In addition to the podcast series, Amgen and The Scientist will offer a live webinar with Vivienne Watson, director of Research at Amgen, to dig deeper into the latest trends in human data analysis. Register to listen here.

Human Data Era is the fifth podcast series Amgen is hosting in partnership with The Scientist. Listen to the first four series, DNA Unlocked, Undruggable, Generative Biology Revolution, and Innovating Clinical Trials.

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