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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.

Oct 1, 2019

Thomas Lingelbach, CEO, Valneva talks about their work developing and commercializing vaccines for infectious diseases with unmet needs.  This biotech company is in development of a Lyme disease vaccine and vaccines for mosquito-borne illnesses such as Zika and chikungunya. Thomas talks about the challenges of testing vaccines to prevent a disease within a healthy population and why it is impossible to eliminate all the vectors that can transmit a disease.


#Lyme #LymeDisease  #chikungunya

Download the transcript here

Additional links:

Chikungunya Fact Sheet

Lyme Fact Sheet

World Health Organization Zika virus resources

World Health Organization Japanese encephalitis resources