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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.

Aug 12, 2019

Dr. Costas Hadjipanayis, Director of Neurosurgical Oncology for Mount Sinai Beth Israel Hospital discusses his experience working with the advanced robotically-controlled digital microscope, Modus V, from Synaptive Medical and how this technology was used recently to successfully remove a 19-year old woman's rare brain...


Aug 12, 2019

Dr. Costas Hadjipanayis, Director of Neurosurgical Oncology for Mount Sinai Beth Israel Hospital discusses his experience working with the advanced robotically-controlled digital microscope, Modus V, from Synaptive Medical and how this technology was used recently to successfully remove a 19-year old woman's rare brain...


Mar 8, 2017

Ed Boyden PhD, Associate Professor, Media Lab and McGovern Institute, Massachusetts Institute of Technology is exploring how light can be used to treat neurological diseases using non-invasive devices and genetic engineering.  He talks about the emerging field of neurotechnology, bringing together problem experts and...


Dec 12, 2016

Brian Pak Yan Leung, neuroscience PhD candidate in the neuroscience graduate program at the University of Southern California.  He is also a PhD  student at the University of Zurich in the Department of Experimental Immunology.  Brian talks about how those with a variety of backgrounds are drawn to the...


Dec 4, 2016

Tony Ricci, PhD, Director of Neuroscience Graduate Training Program at the Stanford University School of Medicine talks about how most of their students are new to neuroscience and the program's emphasis on interaction and collaboration between students and teachers.  He also reflects on how the field of neuroscience is...