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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.

Apr 14, 2020

Geert Kersten, CEO, Cel-Sci draws on his history working on cancer immunotherapy to talk about the opportunities for treating the COVID-19 virus by generating the right kind of immune response without additional inflammation.  Entering into a partnership with the University of Georgia Center for Vaccines and Immunology, Cel-Sci is using their LEAPS technology to apply their knowledge from work done with the US government on H1N1 to see if they can treat patients with coronavirus.


#COVID19 #Coronavirus #Immunotherapy #TCells

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