You’ve just tuned in to The Daily Beat!
This week on the Daily Beat: We chat with Thomas Rothstein, a biologist at the Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, to learn about his work with Cuban doctors for the lung cancer vaccine called Racotumomab.
Today on the Daily Beat, Firday March 25, 2016: We continue to speak with Thomas Rothstein, a biologist at the Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, has for six years worked with the Center for Molecular Immunology on another vaccine to treat lung cancer called Racotumomab, with an entirely different mechanism. (It messes with a particular lipid found in tumor cell membranes.)
“Investigators from around the world are trying to crack the nut of cancer,” Rothstein says in an interview with Wired.com. “The Cubans are thinking in ways that are novel and clever.”
We review the news of the week. Discussion of new movie, ‘Shirley.’ Music by Vagabon and Worriers | listen
Did he really think these politically vocal liberal artists would let him use their music? | read
The Black & queer musician uses his art for justice, but is taking it to a whole new level. | read