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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.

Mar 25, 2021

Dr. Greg Rippon, Vice President and Chief Medical Partner of Neurology, Genentech shines light on SMA, spinal muscular atrophy, a severe inherited progressive neuromuscular disease and one of the most common rare diseases affecting babies. With the introduction of Evrysdi to the treatment options for SMA, an oral treatment is being tested to increase the production of the functional survival motor neuron protein and thus benefit patients in their motor functioning.

@genentech #genentech #SMA #SpinalMuscularAtrophy #Evrysdi #raredisease

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