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Get Science Podcast: Decoding the Complexity of the Immune System to Find Drivers of Disease

Get Science Podcast: Decoding the Complexity of the Immune System to Find Drivers of Disease

Get Science Podcast: Decoding the Complexity of...

From military defense systems to a symphony orchestra, metaphors for the immune system abound. ...

Get Science Podcast: An Urgent Quest to Bring 'True Relief' to Patients with Rare Diseases

Get Science Podcast: An Urgent Quest to Bring 'True Relief' to Patients with Rare Diseases

Get Science Podcast: An Urgent Quest to Bring ...

Developing treatments for rare diseases is among the most challenging areas of science. By definition, in the U.S., a disease is considered rare when it affects fewer than 200,000 Americans. Roughly 80 percent of rare diseases are known to be caused by genetic disorders. Given the uncommonness of...

Get Science Podcast: Pushing the Frontiers of Cancer Cell Biology

Get Science Podcast: Pushing the Frontiers of Cancer Cell Biology

Get Science Podcast: Pushing the Frontiers of...

Continuing our series on “rule-breaking” science, we have a conversation with Mike White, Vice President and Chief Scientific Officer in the Tumor Cell Biology Group at Pfizer’s La Jolla Research site. For nearly two decades, White was based at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center...

Get Science Podcast: A Scientist’s Instinct to Pursue New Treatment Pathways

Get Science Podcast: A Scientist’s Instinct to Pursue New Treatment Pathways

Get Science Podcast: A Scientist’s Instinct to...

In the latest series of the Get Science podcast, we’re talking to Pfizer researchers about how pursuing rule-breaking science can lead to new discoveries. Our next guest, Mike Vincent, Senior Vice President and Chief Scientific Officer of the Inflammation and Immunology Research Unit ...

Get Science Podcast: The Extended Reach of a Vaccine

Get Science Podcast: The Extended Reach of a Vaccine

Get Science Podcast: The Extended Reach of a...

When babies are born, they are at their most vulnerable, as their immune systems are still developing and they are too young to be vaccinated. But thanks to the protection from antibodies they receive in the womb, through a process called maternal immunization, many babies arrive into the world...

Get Science Podcast: When Biology Breaks the Rules

Get Science Podcast: When Biology Breaks the Rules

Get Science Podcast: When Biology Breaks the Rules

Since grade school, we’ve been taught that the laws of science are hard and fast. But as technology enables scientists to delve deeper and collaborate better, they’re increasingly encountering surprising pockets of science that defy these “rules.” In a special series of the Get Science...

Next-Gen Scientific Changemakers: An Infectious Disease Specialist on a Mission to Develop Vaccines

Next-Gen Scientific Changemakers: An Infectious Disease Specialist on a Mission to Develop Vaccines

Next-Gen Scientific Changemakers: An Infectious...

Soldiers, firefighters and police officers likely come to mind when you think of professions that require a good amount of courage. ...

Next-Gen Scientific Changemakers: Following 'Good Science' to Attack Cancer on All Fronts

Next-Gen Scientific Changemakers: Following 'Good Science' to Attack Cancer on All Fronts

Next-Gen Scientific Changemakers: Following ...

After earning her Ph.D. in biomedical engineering from Washington University in St. Louis in 2010, Megan Kaneda was looking for a lab to do post-doc research. Her graduate studies focused primarily on nanoparticle drug delivery. But after reading a paper on the recruitment of immune cells into...

Next-Gen Scientific Changemakers: From War Zones to the Cancer Lab, Putting Patients First

Next-Gen Scientific Changemakers: From War Zones to the Cancer Lab, Putting Patients First

Next-Gen Scientific Changemakers: From War...

At Get Science, we’re kicking off a series to introduce Pfizer’s next generation of changemakers. These exceptional young scientists are making an important impact in the pursuit to transform patients' lives. Among them are a former Air Force medic, a one-time epidemiologist, and an oncology...

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