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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.

Oct 17, 2019

Jenna Balestrini is Head of Cell Bioprocessing and Precision Medicine at Draper, the not-for-profit MIT spin-off engineering lab.  Working with scientists and engineers, Jenna describes their efforts addressing the time and costs related to immunotherapy treatments by looking at manufacturing limitations, applying new...


Oct 17, 2019

Jenna Balestrini is Head of Cell Bioprocessing and Precision Medicine at Draper, the not-for-profit MIT spin-off engineering lab.  Working with scientists and engineers, Jenna describes their efforts addressing the time and costs related to immunotherapy treatments by looking at manufacturing limitations, applying new...


Sep 11, 2019

Sean Berman, Cell Surgical Network talks about the advances in stem cell therapies that are allowing doctors to treat orthopedic conditions and inflammatory diseases.  He describes how stem cells are isolated and harvested and in turn used in therapies for many parts of the body.  Still being tested in clinical trials,...


Sep 11, 2019

Sean Berman, Cell Surgical Network talks about the advances in stem cell therapies that are allowing doctors to treat orthopedic conditions and inflammatory diseases.  He describes how stem cells are isolated and harvested and in turn used in therapies for many parts of the body.  Still being tested in clinical trials,...


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...