Can insider trading charges derail political campaigns? Should you trust a fund manager over a doctor? And how many rats would you trade for a cow?

We discuss all that and more in the latest episode of “The Readout LOUD,” STAT’s biotech podcast. Tune in for a conversation about the charges against Rep. Chris Collins, who is accused of illegally tipping off his son that their big biotech investment was about to go belly-up. Then we delve into a contentious online dispute between Impossible Foods, which hopes to reduce animal suffering, and PETA, which hopes to reduce animal suffering. And we’ll explore an increasingly common question in biotech: When Wall Street says data are bad but doctors argue otherwise, what are you supposed to conclude? Finally we’ll embark upon a lightning round, covering the latest in drug-price finger-pointing and what you should call a unicorn that has outgrown its horn.

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