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On the Wednesday, February 4th 2015 broadcast at 8AM Pacific/11AM Eastern our special guest is Dietrich Stephan, Ph.D. (@dasphd) the Chairman of the Department of Human Genetics at the University of Pittsburgh, and Associate Director of the Institute for Personalized Medicine of Pitt/UPMC where he leads the efforts in population genetics and translational acceleration.
Prior to his current position, Dr. Stephan founded and served as President and CEO of Silicon Valley Biosystems, which offers genome-based diagnostics at the point of care.
Prior to SVBio, he led the Gene Partnership Project at Children’s Hospital Boston/Harvard Medical School, founded several companies in the San Francisco Bay Area, and served on the leadership team at the Translational Genomics Research Institute.
He has been awarded the Bio-IT World Grand Prize, the “Most Influential in Bringing Genomics to the Clinic” award, and the Legacy Laureate Award from the University of Pittsburgh. In addition to contributing to the media, Dr. Stephan has been featured twice on page A1 of the Wall Street Journal for his contributions to medicine.
Join us for this deep dive into the emerging space of persoanlized medicine and digital technologies.
Authors R. U. Sirius and Jay Cornell discuss their new book, Transcendence: the Disinformation Encyclopedia of Transhumanism and the Singularity.
In nearly ninety A-Z entries, Transcendence provides a multilayered look at the accelerating advances in artificial intelligence, cognitive science, genomics, information technology, nanotechnology, neuroscience, space exploration, synthetic biology, robotics, and virtual worlds that are making transhumanism a reality. Entries range from Cloning and Cyborg Feminism to Designer Babies and Memory-Editing Drugs. In addition, the book notes historical predecessors and personalities, both in mythology and history--ranging from Timothy Leary to Michael Jackson to Ray Kurzweil. It also introduces the culture around Transhumanism, covering all the geeky obsessions of the Transhumanist movement.
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R. U. Sirius (Ken Goffman) is a writer, editor, and well-known digital iconoclast. He was co-publisher of the first popular digital magazine, Mondo 2000, from 1989-1993 and co-editor of the popular Book Mondo 2000: A user's Guide to the New Edge. He has written about technology and culture for Wired, Rolling Stone, and Boing Boing. He also lectures widely.
Jay Cornell is the former managing editor of h+ Magazine and senior web developer at Landkamer Partners.
Speaking of Green will interview this year's Ocean Exchange a couple of this year's honorees.
Dr. Tony Frudakis has a rich history as an emerging business expert and serial entrepreneur, focused on the commercial evolution of basic to applied science and disruptive technology development. He has public-company CEO experience, a background of successful corporate governance and SEC compliance, and is established as a cutting-edge science and technology thought leader. Dr. Frudakis is a Ph.D. graduate of the University of California, Berkeley (1995), and a Phi-Beta Kappa, Magna Cumme Laude graduate from the University of California, Irvine (1989). Since 1999, Dr. Frudakis has participated in the founding of four companies with technology innovations for genomics, homeland security, defense and clean energy. In 2012, he started Okeanos Technologies to develop and market an ultra-energy-efficient desalination technology that might become the next paradigm shift in water treatment systems. Dr. Frudakis is the author of 15 peer-reviewed scientific papers, a seminal textbook and 17 technology patent applications.
Mr. Anders Jansson is a Co- Founder and Ceo at Minesto. He has a proven entrepreneurial track record and has built up Minesto to what is today with offices in Sweden and UK. His focus on business development has gained traction on all continents, giving the company a global network within the renewable energy sector.
Dr. Roger Tiedemann is a scientist at the Ontario Cancer Institute and a hematologist specializing in multiple myeloma and lymphoma within the division of Medical Oncology and Hematology at the Princess Margaret Cancer Center and is an Assistant Professor of Medicine at the University of Toronto with appointments from the Department of Medical Biophysics and in the Department of Medicine. Dr. Tiedemann is a New Zealand-trained hematologist and fellow of both the Royal Australasian College of Physicians and the Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia. Hes an author of a US patent application for a new cell cycle therapeutic. His research focus includes multiple myeloma stems, progenitor cells, genomics and the development of new therapeutic strategies for myeloma based on an understanding of the tumor biology.
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Our guest today is Bob Dobbins, Vice President, New Business Development at Panasonic Corporation of North America. We will be talking to him today about Panasonic's upcoming Innovation HealthJam.
The Innovation HealthJam is a completely virtual event that brings together a diverse and knowledgeable group of people from the healthcare and technology fields to brainstorm ideas, improvements and innovation in healthcare. The event is co-hosted by a group of healthcare industry leaders and led by Panasonic's Innovation Group. Sponsors include leading healthcare industry organizations:
The American Medical Association
The Center for Technology and Aging
The Center for Information Technology Research in the Interest of Society (CITRIS)
Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS)
Personal Connected Health Alliancs (PCHA), a collaboration between Continua Health Alliance, mHealth Summit and HIMSS; along with technology providers Intel and Panasonic, and academic institutions UC Davis and UCSF
There are eight focus areas for the Jam:
Patient Engagement and Healthcare Design for Consumers
Technology and Older Adults: The New Era of Connected Aging
A Mobile Health Agenda for Transforming Healthcare Delivery
Compute for Personalized Medicine: Finding the Cause and Cure through Genomics
Telehealth and Telemedicine: Emerging Opportunities in Addressing the Triple Aim
Your Physician of the Future
Health Innovation for Vulnerable Populations - Worldwide
Remote Patient Monitoring (RPM)
Join us for an exciting discussion - Mr. Dobbins will be taking questions on air.
This episode is sponsored by Panasonic USA.
DNA mapping is it the gateway for Eugenics? Can we trust those who have used us?
"Assessing the work of Charles Darwin, and pondering the experience of animal breeders and horticulturists, Francis Galton wondered if the human genetic make-up could be improved: “The question was then forced upon me - Could not the race of men be similarly improved? Could not the undesirables be got rid of and the desirables multiplied?”This concept of eugenics - a term he introduced - soon won many adherents, notably in North America and England. First practical steps were taken in the United States of America. The government under Theodore Roosevelt created a national Heredity Commission that was charged to investigate the genetic heritage of the country and to “(encourage) the increase of families of good blood and (discourage) the vicious elements in the cross-bred American civilization”.
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Learn why myeloma is so genetically complicated and the implications this has for personalized medicine in myeloma. Dr. Lohr, MD, PhD of the Dana Farber Cancer Institute and BROAD Institue recently published an article in Cancer Cell describing the complexity and what it means for myeloma patients.
Listen to cytogenetics and genomics expert Dr. Rafael Fonseca, MD of the Mayo Clinic in Scottsdale share the latest in his myeloma research and his open clinical trials.
This week I have the pleasure of interviewing the physician who mentored me in Integrative Medicine, Dr. Ronald Ciccone. And look for a SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT at the end of the show.
Born and raised in the Philadelphia area, Dr. Ciccone graduated Magna Cum Laude in Biology from St Joseph's University. He earned his Medical Degree at Hahnemann University School of Medicine and completed a traditional three year Family Practice Residency at Delaware County Memorial Hospital in Drexel Hill, Pa., serving as Chief Resident in his last year of training. For more than 23 years, he has been practicing Family Medicine and Integrating Alternative Care.
Dr. Ciccone has a broad-based knowledge of Alternative/Complementary Health Care and is receptive to listening to your treatment and preventative care suggestions. He will do his best to integrate your suggestions where possible with mainstream allopathic medicine, and does not pretend to be an expert in any one field of alternative health care, however, he networks with Holistic Practitioners and will provide referrals where and when they seem appropriate.
Dr. Ciccone's philosophy is to blend alternative/complementary care with mainstream allopathic medicine.
Dr. Ciccone provides a wide variety of medical treatments that incorporate both mainstream and complementary modalities including Integrative Health Care, Chelation & Intravenous Supplementation, Predictive Genomics - Personal Genetic Testing, Neurotransmitters
The month of November is renamed Movember for men's health. This a special show on a special day - Wedensday.
Today is a special show against Cancer, we have Dr. Donovan and Shukmei Ho, Ph.D. to talk about Men's Health and why we deserve to have a National Cancer Institute-designated cancer center. The institute’s demand for innovative discovery, novel clinical trials and high impact prevention studies will elevate patient survival and bring new venues of economic growth to the Greater Cincinnati.
Shukmei Ho, Ph.D. is a Jacob G. Schmidlapp Professor & Chair in Enivironmental Health, Director, Center for Environmental Genetics, Director, G at Genomics & Sequencing Core at University of Cincinnati, Director, Cincinnati Cancer Center.
Dr. James Donovan is Chief of Div of Urology at UC Surgeons.
The month of November is renamed Movember for men's health.
The show will streamed live on Wedensday November 13th at 4 PM. Listen to this link: http://tobtr.com/s/5616593