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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 precision 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.

Feb 19, 2020

James Brown DVM, CEO, DURECT Corporation talks about how DURECT is advancing epigenetic therapies to treat alcoholic hepatitis and non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH).  The company's lead asset, DUR-928 has demonstrated promising therapeutic potential treating patients with alcoholic hepatitis, a life-threatening acute liver disease caused by chronic alcohol abuse with no approved drugs for treatment.  Dr. Brown also talks about his background as a doctor of veterinary medicine and his goal to continue developing medicines that improve the lives of others.

#AlcoholicHepatits #Epigenetic #NASH #LiverDisease

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