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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.

Sep 10, 2019

Nassim Usman, CEO, Catalyst Biosciences discusses the problem of Hemophilia, a rare and debilitating disease in which patients have a genetic deficiency in their ability to prevent bleeding.  Currently, these patients must receive cumbersome bi-weekly IV infusions of clotting factor replacement therapy and may still...


Sep 9, 2019

Nassim Usman, CEO, Catalyst Biosciences discusses the problem of Hemophilia, a rare disease in which patients have a genetic deficiency in their ability to prevent bleeding.  Currently, these patients must receive cumbersome bi-weekly IV infusions of clotting factor replacement therapy and may still bleed.  Catalyst...


Jul 16, 2019

Dr. Nerissa Kreher, Chief Medical Officer, Tiburio discusses the company's lead asset, TBR-760 as a novel treatment option for patients with non-functioning pituitary adenomas (NFPA), which are rare neuroendocrine tumors located in the pituitary gland.  She also speaks about the challenges facing patients even...


Jul 16, 2019

Dr. Nerissa Kreher, Chief Medical Officer, Tiburio discusses the company's lead asset, TBR-760 as a novel treatment option for patients with non-functioning pituitary adenomas (NFPA), which are rare neuroendocrine tumors located in the pituitary gland.  She also speaks about the challenges facing patients even...


Sep 11, 2018

Dr. Anish Bhatnagar,  CEO of Soleno Therapeutics, discusses Prader-Willi syndrome, a rare genetic disease that among other difficult symptoms, most markedly renders patients perpetually starving because of a dysfunctional neural pathway in the brain. This state, otherwise known as hyperphagia, can bring patients to...