Does President Biden care concerning the FDA? What can aerobics instructors train us about genetics? And when can youngsters get Covid-19 vaccines?
We cowl all that and extra this week on “The Readout LOUD,” STAT’s biotech podcast. STAT Washington correspondent Nicholas Florko joins us to speak about why Robert Califf, as soon as a shoo-in to be the subsequent FDA commissioner, is all of the sudden in severe jeopardy. Then, we study one of many coolest drug-discovery tales in medication with Merck’s head of analysis, Dean Li, who joins us to speak concerning the firm’s efforts to develop an oral ldl cholesterol tablet concentrating on PCSK9.
For extra on what we cowl, right here’s the latest on Califf; right here’s more on Merck’s drug; right here’s where you can subscribe to the First Opinion Podcast; and right here’s our complete coverage of the Covid-19 pandemic.
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