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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.

Aug 18, 2020

Dr. Juan Dominguez-Bendala is Director of Stem Cell Development of Translational Research and Research Associate Professor of Surgery at the UHealth Diabetes Research Institute, Miami Miller School of Medicine. Juan talks about their recent research on the regeneration of the human pancreas using an innovative approach to keeping human pancreatic slices alive for a long time compared to current techniques where cells die quickly. This additional time allows researchers to explore beta cell regeneration in human cells to better understand how to treat type 1 diabetes.

@DiabetesResearch #diabetes #type1diabetes #pancreas

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