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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.

Sep 27, 2017

Vision impairment is a major factor contributing to loss of independent living for otherwise healthy seniors. Dr. Jason Slakter, M.D. leading expert ophthalmologist and CEO of Ohr Pharmaceutical, Inc. explains how wet age-related macular degeneration (wet-AMD) affects the eye, genetic and environmental factors for developing wet-AMD, and measures that can be taken to delay the onset of the disease. Dr. Slakter also talks about advances in treatments and the promise of a new eye drop that is being tested in clinical trials.

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