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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.” 00:00 The Daily Beat Intro 01:15 The Daily Beat pt. 1 - Thomas Rothstein 04:30 The Daily Beat pt. 2 - Global Collaboration 09:00 The Daily Beat pt. 3 - Working across the world for a cure 11:22 The Daily Beat Outro 12:18 Gaunt - Kiasmos 17:32 Finish
We learn what how the Cuban embargo impacts the ability for researchers to collaborate on innovative treatments.
We learn about the Cuban process in researching and creating new, low-cost drugs for its citizens.
We continue to speak with Thomas Rothstein, a biologist at the Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, working for six years for a revolutionary vaccine to treat lung cancer.
We chat with Thomas Rothstein, a biologist at the Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, about his work with Cuban doctors for the lung cancer vaccine called Racotumomab.
BTR talks with an American biologist who has been working with Cuban scientists to fight lung cancer and relations thaw between the two countries, can we come closer to winning the fight?

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