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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.

Feb 8, 2021

Scott Megaffin, CEO, Adastra Pharmaceuticals has taken on the challenge of developing first-in-class innovative therapeutics for the treatment of cancers with high unmet needs such as high-grade gliomas.  He talks about the Phase 1b clinical trial conducted by the National Cancer Institute evaluating zotiraciclib, a potent oral cyclin-dependent kinase 9 inhibitor in combination with temozolomide in patients with recurrent brain cancer and possibly in the future to treat first-line glioma and other forms of glioma as well.

#Glioblastoma #braintumor #drugdevelopment #braincancer #NCI

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