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Finding Genius Podcast

Sep 17, 2020

This is a unique show in the Finding Genius series. Podcast founder and host Richard Jacobs sites Perry Marshall’s ideas as the impetus for starting the Finding Genius podcast.

In this discussion listeners can learn more about why and hear about an upcoming symposium Marshall has helped construct on cancer and...


Aug 30, 2020

Classically-trained concert pianist and film composer, Matthew Zachary, was about to graduate from college and attend film school when he was diagnosed with terminal brain cancer. Twenty-five years later, he joins the podcast today to share his story as a brain cancer survivor, discuss what he’s learned along his...


Aug 27, 2020

Dr. Di Vizio studies extracellular vesicles and their role in cancer. In this podcast, she explains what we know about the mechanism of extracellular vesicles and what challenges still stand in fully understanding their roles.

She discusses

  • The basic makeup of extracellular vesicles, a history of their discovery, and...


Aug 19, 2020

Assistant professor at Weill Cornell Medical College and head of the Yael David Lab at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Yael David, joins the podcast for a second time.

In this episode, you will learn:

  • In what way the region of DNA once considered “junk” plays an integral role in epigenetic...


Aug 17, 2020

Dr. Sakari Vanharanta is a principal investigator at MRC Cancer Unit, University of Cambridge, where he studies cancer metastasis.

In this episode, you will learn:

  • What the seed and soil hypothesis is in the study of cancer, and why it could shed light on how cancers are able to grow and develop in various parts of the...