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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.

Dec 21, 2020

Sean Tucker, Founder and Chief Scientific Officer, Vaxart is on a mission to expand the choices for a COVID-19 vaccine by producing an effective oral vaccine in tablet form which would allow for more efficient distribution and ease of administering particularly to needle-adverse people. Building on experience developing an oral tablet for an influenza vaccine, Vaxart has created a technology to trick the immune system in the intestine to recognize the protein as something that needed to mount immune response and then develop memory so that it works as a vaccine.

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