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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.

Nov 19, 2019

Dr. Igor Grant, Director, Center for Medicinal Cannabis Research at the University of California San Diego talks about the need for basic science studies on new indications and promises of cannabinoids, potential medical effects of both THC and CBD, the uptick in funding for clinical studies, relative safety of cannabis compared to other drugs, and which diseases and chronic conditions are currently being effectively treated with some form of cannabis.

Download the transcript here