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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.

Jun 22, 2020

Lucia Faccio, Partner for the Sofinnova Telethon Fund at Sofinnova Partners talks about the recent creation of the Sofinnova Telethon Fund in Italy dedicated to early-stage investments in biotechnology companies that are addressing unmet medical needs of those suffering from rare and genetic diseases.  Lucia is particularly enthusiastic about a recent investment in Genespire, company with a game changing technology providing a platform that is a lentiviral gene therapy for treatment of metabolic diseases and another gene editing platform with a focus on treating primary immunodeficiencies.

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