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In partnership with Science, Sean Sanders – scientist, writer and broadcaster – talks to leading life scientists and industry experts to lift the lid on scientific encounters that have led to incredible outcomes.

It all starts with ‘Hello’:
Shruti Naik

Shruti Naik from NYU Grossman School of Medicine joins Sean to discuss the foundations of successful collaboration.

It all starts with ‘Hello’: Shruti Naik

In this episode, Shruti Naik discusses the foundations of successful collaboration.

Dr Shruti Naik is Assistant Professor of New York University’s Grossman School of Medicine. She talks about what she thinks makes for successful scientific partnerships and how she connects on multiple levels with her collaborators, and discusses the importance of trust, generosity and fun within collaborations. Developed in partnership with Science.

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