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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.

Jul 14, 2020

Elizabeth Jeffords, Chief Commercial and Strategy Officer and Eva Czirr, Associate Director, Alkahest talk about how they are applying their expertise in age-related and neurodegenerative and cognitive diseases to treating chronic kidney disease particularly end stage renal disease. With a focus on cognitive impairment related to inefficient dialysis, Alkahest is decoding the protein beta-2 microglobulin to determine if alleviation of a massive overload of the protein can benefit patients.

@alkahestinc #CKD #ESRD #B2M

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