S4.11 From genes to drugs to bugs: How genetic engineering is used to make medicines

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We discover how researchers have used genetic engineering to create lifesaving drugs such as insulin and monoclonal antibodies that are used to treat autoimmune conditions, cancer and infectious diseases like COVID-19.

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Genetics Unzipped is written and presented by Kat Arney with audio production by Hannah Varrall with additional research and scripting by Emily Nordvang.

This podcast is produced by First Create the Media for the Genetics Society - one of the oldest learned societies in the world dedicated to supporting and promoting the research, teaching and application of genetics.

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