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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 precision 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.

Jun 9, 2020

Dr. Laurence Cooper, CEO, Ziopharm Oncology points to earlier work in immunotherapy to explain the advances in cancer treatment that revolve around the genetic engineering of cells to control gene expression and manipulation of the DNA of cells such as T-cells to go after cancer cells. The next generation immunotherapy will allow cells and agents to adapt in real time to overcome resistance and empower T-cells to go after the cancer weak spots.


#cancer #CancerResearch #Immunotherapy #oncology

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