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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 4, 2019

Dr. Jean-Marc Steens, Chief Medical Officer, Abivax reports on clinical results that continue to show advances in the chronic treatment and maintenance of moderate to severe ulcerative colitis using a new small molecule ABX464 in an oral treatment and potential applications for other inflammatory and neurological diseases. 

Jean-Marc also explains how another molecule ABX196 is being tested to determine if it might increase the outcome of treatments for hepatocellular carcinoma, the most common liver cancer, in conjunction with Opdivo a checkpoint inhibitor that is being developed with Scripps Research, University of Chicago and BYU. 

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