Why are biotech investors suddenly so exuberant? What does it mean when a CEO scrubs his LinkedIn profile? And can CRISPR turn your dog into a winged hellhound bent on destroying Chicago?
We discuss all that and more on the latest episode of “The Readout LOUD,” STAT’s biotech podcast. Stick around for a parsing of merger mania, a history lesson on biotech breakups, and the story of how a sleepy little cancer conference became a multimillion-dollar business. Also STAT reporter Megan Thielking joins us to talk about how Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson has brought gene editing to the big screen, and Adam mentions Four Loko.
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