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Welcome to the Empowered Patient Podcast with Karen Jagoda.  This show is a window into the latest innovations in digital health and the changing dynamic between doctors and patients.

Topics on the show include

  • the emergence of personalized medicine and breakthroughs in genomics
  • advances for aging in place
  • using big data from wearables and sensors
  • transparency in the medical marketplace
  • challenges for connected health entrepreneurs

The audience includes researchers, medical professionals, patient advocates, entrepreneurs, patients, caregivers, solution providers, students, journalists, and investors.

Dec 17, 2018

Jesús Martin-Garcia, CEO, GeNeuro discusses the need for new treatment approaches for multiple sclerosis (MS), a long lasting, often disabling disease of the central nervous system that affects 2.5 million people worldwide.  GeNeuro is developing a potential new approach for treating disease progression, the largest...


Dec 10, 2018

Dr. Patrik De Haes, CEO, Oxurion discusses the need for new treatments for diabetic eye disease, a leading cause of blindness in people of working age worldwide.  About half of patients living with diabetic eye disease respond poorly or do not respond at all to the current standard of care.  Oxurion is working to...


Dec 4, 2018

Elad Kedar, CEO, Orasis discusses CSF-1, the company's corrective eye drop being developed for the treatment of presbyopia as an alternative to reading glasses.  Presbyopia, the inability to focus on near objects, is common after the age of 40 and affects more than 1.8 billion people worldwide.  While glasses have been...


Nov 27, 2018

Dr. Chorom Pak, President and CEO, LynxBio was a finalist in the John G. Watson Quick Pitch Competition presented by the Tech Coast Angels and the San Diego Venture Group.  She talks about using an advanced approach to diagnosing cancer by using a standard-of-care biopsy to create a living model of a patient's cancer,...


Nov 13, 2018

Shiv Shukla, Founder and CEO, NeuraLace Medical is a healthcare entrepreneur with a passion for finding a new treatment for managing chronic neuropathic pain and the winner of the John G. Watson Quick Pitch Competition presented by the Tech Coast Angels and San Diego Venture Group.  Their Axon Therapy is currently being...