Nov 30, 2021
Howie and Harlan discuss what we know and don’t know about the newly identified omicron variant. Then they’re joined by Dr. Joseph Ross to discuss the strengths and weaknesses of the FDA’s process for approving new drugs.
Nov 24, 2021
Howie and Harlan talk with Dr. Rohan Khera, a Yale cardiologist whose research interests include the use of advanced data science tools to improve diagnosis and treatment. They discuss how artificial intelligence and machine learning can supplement human expertise in summarizing current literature,...
Nov 18, 2021
Howie and Harlan are joined by Jason Abaluck, a health economist at the Yale School of Management. They discuss a massive study co-authored by Abaluck that showed that masks reduce COVID infections in a community setting.
Nov 11, 2021
Howie and Harlan are joined by Anne Wyllie, the Yale scientist who developed the SalivaDirect test for COVID-19. They discuss the development of the technology and its potential for enabling easier testing in a variety of communities.
Nov 4, 2021
Howie and Harlan are joined by Dr. Mary-Ann Etiebet, who leads Merck for Mothers and Merck's health equity efforts. They discuss the factors that lead to preventable death during pregnancy and childbirth—a risk that disproportionately affects women of color.