Biogen’s new CEO and how the middle school affects science

Hhow can biogen right the ship? What happened to this “red wave”? And what can NASCAR teach us about public health?

STAT Washington Correspondent Sarah Owermohle joins us to explain how this week’s midterm elections will affect health and medicine, and what the politicization of the pandemic means for the future of science in the United States. We also discuss the incoming CEOs of Biogen and Seagen, as well as two biotech busts.

For more of what we cover, here’s the news from the midterms; here’s more about Biogen; here’s the latest from Seagen; here’s the story on EQRx; here’s the latest on Faze drugs; tickets to next week’s STAT Summit can be obtained here; here is where you can find episodes of Color Code; here’s where you can subscribe to the First Opinion Podcast; and here is our full coverage of the Covid-19 pandemic.


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