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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 10, 2020

Anne Whitaker, CEO, Aerami Therapeutics talks about imatinib their inhaled treatment for the rare disease pulmonary arterial hypertension which could potentially be the first therapy on the market to actually reverse the disease.  First approved as a cancer therapy, imatinib stops the progression of the stiffening and thickening of the blood vessels in the lungs and is delivered using a breath-activated, Bluetooth enabled, hand-held nebulizer device delivering the drug centrally in the lung and in the peripheral area.

@aeramiTx #inhaledtherapies #RespiratoryDiseases #PulmonaryArterialHypertension #PAH #imatinib

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