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This is Politics & Life Sciences (PLS) Radio which is an interplay of Life Sciences and Politics. I am your host Dean L. Fanelli, Ph.D. I am an Intellectual Property attorney in Washington, DC. My practice focuses on issues attendant to the Life Sciences industry. On PLS, we will explores cutting edge topics involving the Biotech and Pharma ecosystems and looks at political or governmental policy issues affecting the Biotech and Pharma industries. Each week, PLS will have amazing guests incl ...
 
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What impact is wokeism having on the US and will it tear the country apart? Americans are so deeply divided today that one might wonder if anything could possibly bring us together. But author and theologian Sheryl White, D. Min., says that history can offer us some comfort, particularly Civil War history. Dr. White says we need to stop choosing si…
 
Biden jokes about expanded fight with Russia: 'If I gotta go to war, I'm going with you guys' Biden tells union workers, 'This fight is far from over' https://www.foxnews.com/politics/biden-jokes-war-russia-ukraine-union-sanctions President Biden joked about the possibility of the Russian invasion of Ukraine to expand to directly involve the U.S. m…
 
Matthew Yousefzadeh, Ph.D., with the Institute on the Biology of Aging and Metabolism, Department of Biochemistry, Molecular Biology and Biophysics at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis, has published more than 30 scientific publications with heavy emphasis on cellular senescence and aging. His latest study, published in 2021, in the journa…
 
US has officially accused Putin's forces of committing war crimes against civilians in Ukraine: Blinken condemns 'brutal' attacks on schools, hospitals, children and the 2,400 killed in Mariupol https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-10644929/US-officially-says-Russian-forces-committing-war-crimes-Ukraine-targeting-civilians.html Gas price stimul…
 
Washington, DC Based - Harlan Ullman is a former adviser to the Pentagon has served on the Senior Advisory Group for Supreme Allied Commander Europe (2004-16). He is a senior adviser at Washington D.C.'s Atlantic Council, chairman of two private companies and principal author of the doctrine of shock and awe. A former naval person, he commanded a d…
 
CAPT Kevin “Mac” McGovern, U.S. Navy (Ret.) CAPT Kevin “Mac” McGovern (Ret.) (mcgovernforflorida.com) is running as a conservative Republican congressional candidate in Central Florida. McGovern is a retired Navy Captain who has served across the globe over decades with the U.S. Navy and has firsthand experience in Foreign Affairs. A veteran of the…
 
John Hoberman is a professor of Germanic studies at The University of Texas at Austin. He is the author of “The Olympic Crisis: Sport, Politics, and the Moral Order” (1986) and many other publications on sports and politics. https://thehill.com/opinion/international/593335-doping-underworld-is-plaguing-olympic-games-again…
 
While podcast commentator Joe Rogan continues to ignite controversy as a source of false claims about the COVID pandemic, the roots of such widespread falsehoods are examined in a recent investigative report. Journalist Alex Kotch, co-author of the report “How the Koch Network Hijacked the War on Covid,” tells the story of how that corporate-bankro…
 
At first glance, it may seem as if the world will soon have more than enough COVID-19 vaccines but Prashant Yadav says over 70 percent of the vaccines produced in 2021 were bought by high- and upper-middle-income countries. Less than one percent, by contrast, have gone to low-income ones. And, he says, it’s not just a problem of aggregate distribut…
 
COSA Poll: Majority of voters support bill to block Biden's vaccine mandate Under the constitutional system the Founders constructed, Congress would be the sole body theoretically capable of issuing a nationwide vaccine mandate. This is not to say they would have the power to do so, only that Congress is the only body constitutionally charged with …
 
Omicron spreading rapidly in U.S. and could bring punishing wave as soon as January, CDC warns Top federal health officials warned in a briefing Tuesday morning that the omicron variant is rapidly spreading in the United States and could peak in a massive wave of infections as soon as January, according to new modeling analyzed by the Centers for D…
 
New COVID-19 cases in US soar to highest levels on record More than a year after the vaccine was rolled out, new cases of COVID-19 in the U.S. have soared to the highest level on record at over 265,000 per day on average, a surge driven largely by the highly contagious omicron variant. The previous mark was 250,000 cases per day, set in mid-January…
 
Paul Mango was the Deputy Chief of Staff for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services from 2019-2021. During this time, he served as Secretary Azar's formal liaison to Operation Warp Speed where he was involved in nearly all strategic, operational, and financial aspects of the program, and facilitated its day-to-day activities among the Dep…
 
My returning guest today is Dr. Jeremy Levin, Chairman and CEO of Ovid Therapeutics and the immediate past Chairman of the global Biotechnology Innovation Organization. He has been voted one of the 25 most influential people in the biopharmaceutical industry. Prior to Ovid, Dr. Levin served as President and CEO of Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd…
 
New research published in Jama Network Open shows that 54% of people with COVID-19 still have persistent post-COVID symptoms at 6 months including: brain fog (23.8%), anxiety (30%), disordered sleep (27%), depression (20%), joint pain (10%), fatigue or muscle weakness (38%), and flu-like symptoms (10%). The study looked at 57 studies with 250,351 C…
 
Nearly one third of healthcare workers in U.S. hospitals are still not vaccinated against Covid-19, according to research from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), as tensions escalate over a looming—and contested—nationwide mandate that officials worry will leave the sector with a shortage of critical workers. As of September 15, …
 
My guest today is Gigi Kwik Gronvall, PhD 10 Reasons Your Child Should Get Vaccinated for COVID-19 as Soon as Possible https://publichealth.jhu.edu/2021/10-reasons-your-child-should-get-vaccinated-for-covid-19-as-soon-as-possible Dr. Gronvall is a Senior Scholar at the Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security and an Associate Professor in the Depar…
 
White House rolls out plan to quickly immunize kids age 5 to 11 against Covid https://www.cnbc.com/2021/10/20/covid-vaccine-white-house-announces-plan-to-distribute-shot-to-kids-as-soon-as-its-authorized.html The White House on Wednesday outlined its plan to distribute doses of Pfizer and BioNTech’s Covid-19 vaccine to kids ages 5 to 11 as soon as …
 
Politics & Life Sciences (PLS) Stories covered today include: More Than 6.41 Billion Shots Given: Covid-19 Tracker In the U.S., 398 million Covid-19 doses have been administered The biggest vaccination campaign in history is underway. More than 6.41 billion doses have been administered across 184 countries, according to data collected by Bloomberg.…
 
The highly anticipated trial of ex-Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes is underway in San Jose, California. The Stanford dropout who was once a Silicon Valley darling faces felony charges that she duped elite financial backers, customers and patients. Her startup, Theranos, promised to revolutionize the medical world by diagnosing diseases with just a fe…
 
My guest today is Andrew M. Lieb - the Managing Attorney of Lieb at Law, P.C., with a practice focus on litigation and regulatory compliance. Mr. Lieb provides a wide range of legal services throughout the New York Metro area on such topics as real estate brokerage license law litigation / compliance, fair housing and discrimination litigation / co…
 
Dr. Jeremy Levin, Chairman and CEO of Ovid Therapeutics and the immediate past Chairman of the global Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO), shares his latest thoughts on today's COVID-19 news: A new study in The Lancet Infectious Diseases shows Delta variant doubles the risk of hospitalization for the unvaccinated compared to the Alpha strai…
 
My guest today is Philip Buckler is the UNMASK Doctor. Philip is a General Dentist. He graduated from the University of Detroit Mercy School of Dentistry. He is currently an active Army, however, he is doing appearances only as a civilian. Philip has done extensive research on masks and is currently leading the group - Free People of the Southwest,…
 
Neil Romano is the Former Chairman at The National Council on Disability. He has dedicated his career to the marketing of ideas and messages to help save lives and promote public policy. Romano's extensive professional background includes tenure as director of communications for the White House Office of Drug Abuse Policy. In 2007, Romano was nomin…
 
Todd Furniss, Author of “The 60% Solution - Rethinking Healthcare”. He can talk about the CDC director warning about impending doom as cases start to climb back up - or any other COVID topic like obesity and COVID. how it effects your heart, long hauler effects... equality on healthcare. and his book. Politics & Life Sciences (PLS) Radio…
 
Dr. Marc Serota is triple board certified in dermatology, allergy/asthma/immunology, and pediatrics. He treats all types of skin problems ranging from acne (including Accutane), rashes, eczema, psoriasis, warts, excessive sweating, hair loss, moles, and many others. After graduating medical school at the age of 23, he pursued 8 additional years of …
 
Carole Lieberman, M.D., known as America's Psychiatrist who is an LA County Resident Carole Lieberman, M.D., known as America's Psychiatrist, is an author and news-talk media commentator. She is a board-certified Beverly Hills psychiatrist and an award-winning and bestselling author. She was trained at NYU-Bellevue and at Anna Freud's London Clinic…
 
Damian Garde is a national biotech reporter for STAT Guest Bio: Damian Garde is a national biotech reporter for STAT, based in New York. He co-writes The Readout newsletter and co-hosts "The Readout LOUD" podcast. Prior to joining STAT in 2016, he spent four years covering drug development at FierceBiotech, and previously wrote for Patch.com and th…
 
Jonathan Temte, MD, PhD, MS, is the associate dean for public health and community engagement at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health. Jon has also been active on pandemic influenza and bioterrorism working groups for the state of Wisconsin. His current research interests include viral disease surveillance in primary car…
 
Anna Wald, MD, MPH, Head of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Division, Professor of Medicine, Laboratory Medicine & Pathology, & Epidemiology, University of Washington Topics: COVID Vaccine Side Effects Explained Wondering what's normal and what's not when it comes to coronavirus vaccine reactions? Does a severe reaction predict how you'd react to t…
 
Jay Oliver is a radio talk show host & a conservative political commentator. With two decades of broadcasting behind him Jay Oliver has firmly established himself as one of the most recognizable voices on Long Island, NY interviewing politicians including Governor Andrew Cuomo, newsmakers, entertainers, authors, athletes, & more. Prior to hosting m…
 
Ann D Kwong, PhD- Kwong Pharma Consulting, LLC. She is a Drug discovery and development consultant with a passion for building teams and mentoring folks utilizing 30 years of experience in drug discovery, development, regulatory submission and commercialization. Extended Bio: https://www.linkedin.com/in/ann-d-kwong-phd-0060154/ Politics & Life Scie…
 
Todd B. Buck, Ph.D. Of Counsel Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. What are some hot areas in the biotech industry? (e.g., gene editing, mRNA Therapeutics, Car-T, etc.) What do you think of the patent waivers related to the vaccine? Explain what a patent is? Can information described in a patent can be used to manufacture vaccines? …
 
Todd Furniss, Author of the new book called “The 60% Solution - Rethinking Healthcare”. He can talk about the CDC director warning about impending doom as cases start to climb back up - or any other COVID topic like obesity and COVID. how it effects your heart, long hauler effects... equality on healthcare. and his book.…
 
Johnson & Johnson Vaccinations Paused After Rare Clotting Cases Emerge Federal health officials called for a halt in the use of the company’s coronavirus vaccine while they study serious illnesses that developed in six American women. Dr. Hooman Noorchashm, Retired surgeon & a former professor of surgery at Penn Medicine in Philadelphia. Dr. Noorch…
 
Featured Guest: Kathryn Gray, MD, PhD Maternal Fetal Medicine Specialist Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Massachusetts ---------------------------------- Governor Greg Abbott bans government-mandated 'vaccine passports' in Texas Texas government agencies and political subdivisions will not be allowed to creat…
 
Rebecca Klar, Tech Reporter at The Hill (TheHill.com). Rebecca Klar is a tech reporter at The Hill, based in Washington, D.C. Before heading to D.C. to join The Hill's breaking news team, she was the city reporter for The York Dispatch, a daily paper in York, Pennsylvania, where she covered city government and economic development, and a reporter f…
 
Featured Guest: Dr. Hooman Noorchashm, Retired surgeon & a former professor of surgery at Penn Medicine in Philadelphia. Dr. Noorchashm is also an advocatye for efficient and safe COVID-19 vaccination. Noorchashm has authored more than 65 articles, abstracts and reviews in peer-reviewed medical journals, including the New England Journal of Medicin…
 
Dare To Care – How to Survive and Thrive in Today’s Medical World Dr. Bonhoeffer is a global expert on infectious diseases and vaccine safety and a thought leader on efforts to transform how medical professionals care for their patients — and themselves. His new book is “Dare to Care — How to Survive and Thrive in Today’s Medical World.” Inoculatin…
 
Featured Guest: Neil Romano is the Former Chairman at The National Council on Disability. He has dedicated his career to the marketing of ideas and messages to help save lives and promote public policy. Romano's extensive professional background includes tenure as director of communications for the White House Office of Drug Abuse Policy. In 2007, …
 
Peter Pitts is President and co-founder of the Center for Medicine in the Public Interest. Prior to founding CMPI, Pitts was a Senior Fellow for healthcare studies at the Pacific Research Institute. Peter was FDA’s Associate Commissioner for External Relations, serving as senior communications and policy adviser to the Commissioner. He supervised F…
 
Mental Health and Coping During COVID-19 Jennifer Bohr-Cuevas is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker for over twenty-five years. Ms. Bohr-Cuevas is in private practice on Long Island, NY. & specializes in treating children, adolescents, and their families. He is also a mother of a special need’s child. Ms. Bohr-Cuevas has provided psychological analy…
 
Politics & Life Sciences (PLS) Radio Is your persistent cough a sign of seasonal allergies, influenza, or COVID-19? Mild cases of COVID-19 share plenty of symptoms in common with seasonal respiratory illnesses. For that reason, knowing whether you have contracted the disease and when you might need to get treatment can be confusing. So, what does i…
 
Politics & Life Sciences (PLS) Radio Dr Oliver Ratmann - Imperial College London-Faculty of Natural Sciences, Department of Mathematics, Lecturer in Statistics Oliver focuses on developing statistical methods to characterise the spread of infectious diseases, and to guide public health interventions. He has developed novel ways of harnessing viral …
 
Welcome to Politics & Life Sciences (PLS) Radio News Story 1 - Over half of U.S. adults ‘unlikely’ to get COVID vaccine under emergency use authorization https://www.studyfinds.org/half-adults-unlikely-to-get-covid-vaccine/ The coronavirus vaccine is finally a real thing and millions of people have already received it. While the rollout has the wor…
 
Dr. Flaherty's research focuses on the understanding of novel, molecularly targeted therapies in cancer. In this context he focused on the development of response and predictive biomarkers to define the mechanisms of action and resistance of novel therapies, as well as to identify the optimal target population.…
 
Politics & Life Sciences (PLS with Dean L. Fanelli, Ph.D. Former Presidents Obama, Clinton & Bush Say They'd Take COVID Vaccine On Camera To Prove Safety - https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/2020/12/03/covid-vaccine-obama-bush-clinton-said-they'll-take-publicly/3806592001/ Is Saliva Testing Better? 5 Things To Know About the New COVID-19 …
 
This is Politics & Life Sciences (PLS) Radio which is an interplay of Life Sciences and Politics. Today's stories include: Pfizer Says Vaccine Is 95% Effective Against COVID-19 With No Serious Side Effects Cited Story Link: https://nypost.com/2020/11/18/pfizer-says-covid-19-vaccine-is-95-effective/ Moderna Says COVID-19 Vaccine Nearly 95 % Effectiv…
 
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