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51 minutes | Dec 11, 2020
Episode 24. Angelman Syndrome - Calling All Brain Janitors
Join Anthony and Juliet as they look into Angelman Syndrome, a developmental disorder that is inherited in a rather uncommon way. Tune in to hear the biology, history and future medicines for this intriguing condition.
45 minutes | Nov 27, 2020
Episode 23. ADPKD - The Curse Of King Bathory
Join Anthony and Juliet as they dive into the worl of ADPKD, the most common single gene disorder. Tune in to learn the biology and history of a condition responsible for a large proportion of the people on dialysis.
48 minutes | Nov 13, 2020
Episode 22. Osteogenesis Imperfecta - Brittle Bones
Join Anthony, Juliet and Banjo as they (excluding Banjo) dive into the world of Osteogenesis Imperfecta, a hereditary condition that leads to brittle bones. Tune in to hear the history, biology and future research for the condition. There are also many instances of Banjo being a disruptive puppy.
53 minutes | Oct 31, 2020
Episode 21. Halloween Special - Porphyria And The Modern Vampire
Tonight, is Halloween night and we're covering a condition that has shaped the 20th century view of the vampire, werewolf and zombie, Porphyria. Tune in to hear the biology, history, and mythology of this fascinating group of conditions.
44 minutes | Oct 23, 2020
Episode 20. FOP - Spooky Scary Secondary Skeleton
We're approaching Halloween and the subject is skeletons! Join Anthony and Juliet as they dive into Fibrodysplasia Ossificans Progressiva, a condition that slowly turns you muscle and ligaments to bone.
68 minutes | Oct 9, 2020
Episode 19. Crohn's Disease - A New Normal
Join Anthony and Juliet as they discuss Crohn's Disease. Tune in to hear the dark history of its treatment, some of the strangest parts of its biology and hear the first hand experience of someone living with the illness.
45 minutes | Sep 25, 2020
Episode 18. Tuberous Sclerosis - Tumours And Seizures
Join Anthony and Juliet as they dive into the world of Tuberous Sclerosis, a condition that causes tumours to grow and often lead to seizures throughout a patient's life. Tune in as we dive into the biology, history and future of this complicated condition.
54 minutes | Sep 11, 2020
Episode 17. Achondroplasia - Life Of Little People
In this episode, join Anthony and Juliet as they dive into Achondroplasia and some of the challenges faced by little people. Tune in for the biology and fascinating history including ancient gods and Neanderthals.
48 minutes | Aug 28, 2020
Episode 16. Tay Sachs Disease - Saving The Baby Sheep
This episode Anthony and Juliet dive into the dark subject of Tay Sachs. In this episode learn the fascinating biology of the condition as well as its interesting history in the Middle Ages. Also, a new cohost of sorts arrives.
38 minutes | Aug 14, 2020
Episode 15. Werner Syndrome - Telomeres And Time
We're back! This time Anthony and Juliet dive into the mysterious world of Werner Syndrome. The history is hazy, but the biology is fascinating. Tune in to learn about a fascinating condition and what it can tell us about the aging process.
49 minutes | Jul 24, 2020
Episode 14. Cystic Fibrosis - Return Of The First Episode
Join Anthony and Juliet as they dive into the world of Cystic Fibrosis and learn about its interesting origins as far back as the Bronze Age. This is a must listen episode with a fascinating history and some amazing progress made to the wellbeing of those living with this condition.
40 minutes | Jul 17, 2020
Episode 13. Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy - Hopeful Future
This week, join Anthony and Juliet as they dive into Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy. Here they discuss the biology and history of this condition as well as the incredible work that has been done, meaning that there is a very optimistic future.
43 minutes | Jul 10, 2020
Episode 12. Haemochromatosis - The Celtic Curse
This episode, join Anthony and Juliet as they dive into the world of haemochromatosis. Tune in as they discuss the genetic biology and explore the potential origins of this condition. The history and its common name of the "Celtic curse" also directs the stigma and in some cases racist rhetoric surrounding it.
45 minutes | Jul 3, 2020
Episode 11. Fragile X Syndrome - Mind in Heaven
This episode, Anthony and Juliet take a look at Fragile X Syndrome. A syndrome that affects intelectual development. Join to learn the genetic biology and history, and get a snapshot of how some societies have viewed mental disability.
38 minutes | Jun 26, 2020
Episode 10. Marfan Syndrome - Demonic Flexibility
This week Anthony and Juliet dive into the gift and curse of the Demon Violinist, Paganini. Listen in as we discuss the genetics and biology of Marfan Syndrome, followed by its history and future prospects for this condition.
42 minutes | Jun 19, 2020
Episode 9. Spinal Muscular Atrophy - How Good Is Your Back Up?
Join Anthony and Juliet in their latest installment as they look into the medical condition known as SMA. Follow its ancient roots, the tragic impact that its biology can have on children and the promising future brought on by the release of an exciting gene therapy treatment. Tune in to the latest episode of this medical podcast to learn how scientists are using their knowledge of the molecular genetics of this disease to save babies!
1 minutes | Jun 16, 2020
Genetic Drift Trailer
Welcome to Genetic Drift! Join Anthony and Juliet as every week they take a deep dive into the world of Genetic Diseases. Here we explain the biology of the disease such as the genetics, hereditary pattern, symptoms and the outlook for patients. We then discuss what history is included in the written records as well what the genes themselves can tell us. Finally we cover future treatment options for patients as well as addressing the myths and stigma surrounding the disease. Tune in and have fun!
45 minutes | Jun 12, 2020
Episode 8. Huntington's Disease - Toxic Tongue Twister
In this episode Anthony and Juliet dive into a condition which influenced and ended the life of folk musician Woody Guthrie. Join us as we explain how the molecular genetics of this condition result in your own cells poisoning themselves. In this latest installment of our medical podcast, we discuss the biology, history, the optimistic future and misconceptions surrounding a condition that has been reported throughout the ages.
42 minutes | Jun 5, 2020
Episode 7. Beta-Thalassemia - Agricultural Anomaly
Join Anthony and Juliet as they dive into the world of beta-thalassemia and learn about its interesting history with the development of civilisation. This is a must listen episode with a fascinating history and some unfortunate stigma.
34 minutes | May 29, 2020
Episode 6. XSCID - Breaking The Bubble
In this episode Anthony and Juliet discuss X-linked Severe Combined Immunodeficiency (XSCID) .Take a deep dive and learn the biology, history and future treatment of XSCID and discuss the stigma surrounding it.
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