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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 13, 2020

Dr. William Frey, Senior Research Director, Center for Memory and Aging, HealthPartners Neuroscience Center shares his insights about delivering therapeutic agents to the brain by-passing the blood-brain barrier.  Based on an unusual dream he had in 1989, Bill has been on the path to discover and patent a noninvasive intranasal method of delivering drugs to the brain to treat Alzheimer's and other brain disorders.  Bill also warns that we should be looking at how COVID-19 is reaching the brain and any long-term impact the virus might have.

Center for Memory and Aging

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