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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.

Mar 17, 2021

Dr. Steve Kanes, Chief Medical Officer, Sage Therapeutics takes the view that mental disorders and brain health disorders need to be treated like any other medicine. Driving this paradigm shift is the development of breakthrough zuranalone, an oral limited-time treatment to replace taking medicine chronically for those suffering from major depressive disorder. Clinical trials are showing when people do experience recurrences of MDD and episodes are treated when they occur, there are long and prolonged benefits.

@SageBiotech #postpartum #depression #MajorDepressiveDisorder #MDD

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