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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.

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...


Mar 24, 2019

Graham Kelly, CEO, Noxopharm discusses the company's lead clinical asset, Veyonda, a first-in-class chemotherapy and radiation enhancer that has immuno-oncology properties.  Veyonda has potential utility across solid tumors and boosts the effect of radiation therapy 2-3x in cancer cells.  It has already shown positive...


Jan 30, 2019

Anders Rabbe, CEO, Isofol Medical discusses the developments of new therapies for patients with advanced colorectal cancer, a devastating disease with limited treatment options.  Isofol is developing arfolitixorin to increase the efficacy of standard of care chemotherapy and is actively enrolling patients in a global...


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 6, 2018

Alex Ovadia, CEO, Check-Cap discusses C-Scan® the first and only preparation-free screening method for the prevention of colorectal cancer (CRC) through the detection of pre-cancerous polyps.  This patient-friendly screening method uses an ingestible x-ray capsule and has the potential to dramatically increase...