April 2014

Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Alan Dove, Rich Condit, and Kathy Spindler The TWiV team reviews a meta-analysis of clinical trial reports on using Tamiflu for influenza, and suggestions on how to rescue US biomedical research from its systemic flaws. Click arrow to play Download TWiV 282 (75 MB .mp3, 104 min) Subscribe (free): iTunes, RSS, email Links for this episode World Malaria Day Review of oseltamivir clinical […]

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Host: Vincent Racaniello Guest: Peter L. Salk Vincent meets up with Peter L. Salk to talk about development of the first poliovaccine, eradication of poliomyelitis, and Jonas Salk’s 100th birth anniversary. Click arrow to play Download TWiV 281 (66 MB .mp3, 91 min) Subscribe (free): iTunes, RSS, email Links for this episode Jonas Salk Legacy Foundation Poliomyelitis control meeting poster (png) […]

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TWiV 280: Post viral

April 13, 2014

Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Alan Dove, Rich Condit, and Kathy Spindler The TWiVmeisters answer listener email about the NEIDL, negative results, patenting MERS-coronavirus, human papillomavirus transmission, canine distemper virus, and much, much more. Click arrow to play Download TWiV 280 (71 MB .mp3, 99 min) Subscribe (free): iTunes, RSS, email Links for this episode Poxvirus viability in historical relics (EID) TWiM […]

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Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Alan Dove, and Kathy Spindler Vincent, Alan, and Kathy reveal how a retrovirus in the human genome keeps embryonic stem cells in a pluripotent state, from where they can differentiate into all cells of the body. Click arrow to play Download TWiV 279 (65 MB .mp3, 90 min) Subscribe (free): iTunes, RSS, email Links for this episode Retrovirus needed […]

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