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Welcome to the Empowered Patient Podcast with Karen Jagoda.  This show is a window into the latest innovations in applying generative AI, novel therapeutics and vaccines, and the changing dynamics in the medical and healthcare environment. One focus is on how providers, pharmaceutical companies, and payers are empowering patients.  In addition, conversations are often about how providers, care facilities, pharmaceutical companies, and payers are being empowered by technology to improve patient outcomes and reduce friction across the healthcare landscape.

Popular Topics

  • Virtual and digital health
  • Use of AI, ML, and LLM in healthcare and drug discovery, development, trials
  • Value-based healthcare 
  • Precision and stratified medicine
  • Integration of digital technology into existing workflow and procedures 
  • Next-generation immuno, cell, and gene therapies
  • Vaccines
  • Biomarkers, sequencing, and imaging
  • Rare diseases
  • MedTech and medical devices
  • Clinical trials
  • Addressing Social Determinants of Health
  • Treating chronic conditions like obesity and pain
  • Clinician and staff burnout

The audience includes life science leaders, researchers, medical professionals, patient advocates, digital health entrepreneurs, patients, caregivers, healthcare solution providers, students, journalists, and investors. 


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Feb 19, 2020

James Brown DVM, CEO, DURECT Corporation talks about how DURECT is advancing epigenetic therapies to treat alcoholic hepatitis and non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH).  The company's lead asset, DUR-928 has demonstrated promising therapeutic potential treating patients with alcoholic hepatitis, a life-threatening acute liver disease caused by chronic alcohol abuse with no approved drugs for treatment.  Dr. Brown also talks about his background as a doctor of veterinary medicine and his goal to continue developing medicines that improve the lives of others.

#AlcoholicHepatits #Epigenetic #NASH #LiverDisease

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