Podcast: You can’t patent you, obviously


OMAHA, Neb. (November 26, 2018)—UNeMed’s tech transfer podcast, “Innovation Overground,” recently released a new episode titled, “You can’t patent you, obviously.”

In this episode, Overground hosts Joe Runge, Tyler Scherr and Charlie Litton, discuss the “icky” issues of gene patents and personalized medicine. The crew also find a way to bring Michael Crichton into the mix.

The episode also featured a new blood test that screens for the kind of unstable coronary artery disease that can lead to a sudden (and often lethal) heart attacks.

Innovation Overground was created to help promote academic innovation and the technology transfer and commercialization efforts at the University of Nebraska and beyond. The podcast intends to examine what it takes to advance academic inventions and discoveries beyond the research bench and into people’s lives as “actual things on a shelf.”

New episodes are published on Mondays, and are available on most podcast channels, including Google Play Music, iTunes, iHeartMusic, Podomatic, Spotify and Spreaker.

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