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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, 2021

Amy Grover, Director of Patient Advocacy, Catalyst Pharmaceuticals works primarily with patients suffering from Lambert-Eaton Myasthenic Syndrome LEMS an ultra-rare disease which is very similar to a larger rare disease myasthenia gravis MG. Working with the patient community and patient advocacy groups, Catalyst is...


Apr 13, 2021

Amy Grover, Director of Patient Advocacy, Catalyst Pharmaceuticals works primarily with patients suffering from Lambert-Eaton Myasthenic Syndrome LEMS an ultra-rare disease which is very similar to a larger rare disease myasthenia gravis MG. Working with the patient community and patient advocacy groups, Catalyst is...


Mar 25, 2021

Dr. Greg Rippon, Vice President and Chief Medical Partner of Neurology, Genentech shines light on SMA, spinal muscular atrophy, a severe inherited progressive neuromuscular disease and one of the most common rare diseases affecting babies. With the introduction of Evrysdi to the treatment options for SMA, an oral...


Mar 25, 2021

Dr. Greg Rippon, Vice President and Chief Medical Partner of Neurology, Genentech shines light on SMA, spinal muscular atrophy, a severe inherited progressive neuromuscular disease and one of the most common rare diseases affecting babies. With the introduction of Evrysdi to the treatment options for SMA, an oral...


Dec 22, 2020

Dr. David Solomon, CEO, Pharnext is deploying their innovative drug discovery platform that uses genetic data, big data and AI to determine combinations that are novel and non-obvious to find treatments for rare diseases.  With a focus on Charcot-Marie-Tooth, a rare neurologic peripheral neuropathy with no current...