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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.

Oct 17, 2018

Gilead Raday, COO, RedHill Biopharma discusses development of the next generation of effective therapies for gastrointestinal disorders and cancer that affect millions of people worldwide.  This includes treatment for H. pylori infections which can cause ulcers and gastric cancer, the first-ever therapy for Crohn's...


Oct 11, 2018

Vik Panda, VP Marketing, Adherium talks about their Hailie sensors which allow patients and doctors to track use of inhalers and help manage chronic respiratory illnesses like asthma and COPD.  With a smart case for the inhaler and a mobile app, patients get alerts, nudges and data to help them adhere to a plan to keep...


Sep 26, 2018

Ryan Lanclos, Director of Public Safety Industries, Esri talks about how drone data is changing the way first responders are able to prioritize resources in the event of a hurricane or other disaster.  Small drones are allowing safer analysis of damage with the ability to feed the real time data into predictive models...


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...


Sep 4, 2018

Dr. Niels Riedemann, Co-founder and CEO of InflaRx, discusses the pervasive problem of inflammation in a host of diseases, and how InflaRx is tackling this problem with their clinical-stage antibody therapy, IFX-1. InflaRx believes that they have found the key to addressing inflammation across a range of diseases, in...