Bio and Beyond

The Untapped Potential of Less

Leidy Klotz

To harness the untapped power of subtraction in the future, we need to understand why we haven’t embraced it in the past.

Man, Mosquito, Malaria Vaccine

Jorge Conde, Rajeev Venkayya, and Sonal Chokshi

What does the data about a new malaria vaccine tell us, what does the current study phase mean, and what's left to get to widespread, real-world use?

Assembling an Egg

Vineeta Agarwala, Justin Larkin, Judy Savitskaya, and Lauren Richardson

Can we use our understanding of developmental biology to create oocytes (aka eggs or female gametes) from stem cells in the lab to extend fertility?

Value Versus Volume (in Healthcare)

Todd Park, Vijay Pande, and Hanne Winarsky

Todd Park joins us to talk all about the megatrend of value-based care, and how it is redefining healthcare itself.

It’s Time to Heal: 16 Trends Driving the Future of Bio and Healthcare

Vineeta Agarwala, Jorge Conde, Vijay Pande, and Julie Yoo

These are the 16 biggest trends driving us into the future of biology, medicine, and healthcare in 2021 and beyond.

The New Tech Stack for Virtual-First Care

Julie Yoo

In this video, a16z general partner Julie Yoo describes the new tech stack coming online for virtual-first digital health companies.

The Machine that Made the Vaccine

Stephane Bancel, Jorge Conde, and Hanne Winarsky

This episode of Bio Eats World takes us from a world of pipette and lab benches to a world of industrial robots making medicines.

The Cost Disease in Healthcare

Marc Andreessen and Vijay Pande

Marc Andreesen and Vijay Pande discuss the lesser known law of economics that explains why healthcare, education and housing is so expensive and getting worse

Are We Ready for the Cure for Cancer?

Jorge Conde

If we can’t do the “easy” things in healthcare, how are we possibly going absorb complex new technologies into the system? 

Degrading Drugs for Problematic Proteins

Carolyn Bertozzi and Lauren Richardson

We discuss a new class of drugs that, in essence, toss specific disease-related proteins into the cellular trash can.