In the last chapter of his brilliant book “Range,” David Epstein profiled Arturo Casadevall, MD, PhD, and the chair of molecular microbiology and immunology at Johns Hopkins. It’s a book about the people and conditions that lead to extraordinary performance, and it’s coming to life right now: Dr. Casadevall has kicked off a major consortium of labs targeting a short-term COVID-19 therapy, made from the plasma of recovered COVID-19 patients, with the potential to be deployed quickly. David joined us at the top of the show to explain.
And then (talk about “range”), we welcomed Noah Galuten, a remarkable chef who guided the Abbotts in making killer tacos with the stuff we happen to have in our quarantine-time fridge.
Here’s the archived video: