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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 in biopharmaceuticals
  • age related diseases and 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.

May 14, 2019

Amit Etkin MD PhD is a professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at the Stanford School of Medicine and expert in the neural basis of emotional disorders.  He talks about a recent study published in Science Translational Medicine, of which he was the lead author physician, on his research that lead to the...


May 8, 2019

Dr. Vimal Mehta, CEO and Founder, BioXcel Therapeutics talks about using artificial intelligence approaches in the development of drugs.  BioXcel's two most advanced clinical development programs are (1) BXCL501, a sublingual thin film formulation designed for acute treatment of agitation resulting from neurological and...


Apr 28, 2019

Marina Baroff, Senior Director, Service Innovation at Steps Through OC shines a light on the need to provide physical as well as emotional support to women living with ovarian cancer and their caregivers.  Marina talks about this new program of The Clearity Foundation with seed funding provided by the Susan Poorman...


Apr 22, 2019

Dr. Jay Venkatesan, CEO, Angion, a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company, discusses the company's work in organ self-repair and their initial focus in the nephrology space.  The company's lead candidate ANG-3777 is a small molecule that mimics a protein to stimulate this self-repair and regeneration following injury....


Apr 15, 2019

William Annett, CEO, OncoCyte discusses the exciting work the company is doing in the liquid biopsy space.  They have developed DetermaVu™ a liquid biopsy test for lung cancer, which studies show has the potential to detect the absence of cancer by analyzing a simple blood sample.  This technique allows individuals...