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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.

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-ScanĀ® 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...


Oct 29, 2018

Avanish Vellanki, Co-Founder and CEO, Rain Therapeutics talks about developing targeted therapies for patients across a range of cancers.  Their lead program tarloxotinib is currently being developed for non-small cell lung cancer patients with EGFR/Exon 20 mutations.  Avanish fills us in on what makes tarloxotinib...


May 21, 2018

Claire Wachter is a professional in the online advertising world, an Ironman triathlete and is beating breast cancer having cared for her mom who also suffered from the same disease.  With a focus on exercise and finding new ways to keep moving, Claire is on the path to healing.  For example, instead of taking the...


Mar 18, 2018

Hillary Theakston, Executive Director, Clearity Foundation spoke at the recent Future of Genomic Medicine conference produced by the Scripps Translational Science Institute and The Scripps Research Institute.  The Clearity Foundation is a great example of precision medicine in action as the Foundation produces a...