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Throughout the GMO, biotech and agrochemical debates, we have witnessed the ultimate in corporate control and influence along with the disastrous impacts from the implementation of these technologies in our world food supply, pharmaceuticals, and the reckless tampering of DNA for profit-driven purposes. These impacts pose drastic effects to our human health and evolutionary process in a variety of ways. However, there is another critical aspect to the larger picture of which we are not talking enough about: the frightening consequences resulting from the biotech industry that now compromise the delicate balance of our planetary ecology and environment. As the hand of biotech continues to sweep across and outright ignore all reasonable boundaries of ethics and morality in its unquenchable thirst for power and profit, how close are we to the final curtain-call where nature, in its own inevitable wisdom, will protest against us and what cost will future generations have to pay for the mistakes made today?
At the May 2015 Chief Medical Officer's Summit in Boston, we featured a session on:
How Investors Assess R&D Biotech Management
Take a look at the details below:
In this session, we begin with a presentation on a perspective on the method of evaluating a disease space, which includes a comprehensive understanding of 1) the science, 2) the competitive landscape and 3) the management teams for each company. How does this get mapped out?
Following will be more discussion on:
Understanding the context of value proposition
Processes used to evaluate management and an understanding of competitive strategy
How best to convey your plans
How best to communicate with investors (before investment) and boards (afterwards) – via the CEO or directly?
Importance of clinical development plan expectations
Moderated by: Peter Kolchinsky, PhD Managing Director, RA Capital Management, LLC
Panelists: Jonathan Behr, PhD EIR and Market Sector Leader, Innovation, Partners Healthcare, David Berry, MD, PhD Partner, Flagship Ventures, Vikas Goyal, MBA Principal, SR One, and Jeffrey Moore, DPhil, MBA President, MPH Venture Management
The next CMO Summit is November 9-10 in Burlingame, California. It is one of the best face-to-face opportunities for R&D leaders in emerging biotechs to:
1. Address the unique challenges associated with directing and managing all R&D functions with limited resources, while raising capital, working and meeting with investors, and strategizing for appropriate exits. 2. To create a network of CMOs & other R&D leaders from small to midsize life science companies to share ideas, solutions and support.
For information, visit www.theconferenceforum.org
Partial and full scholarships available for start-ups.
There was a time when whites did not want black nurses to attend to them, even though black women had been feeding them and nursing them back to health during slavery. But a nurse was a professional position, sometimes more prominent in the hospital than the doctor in saving a patient's life. Black women who broke the barriers in the field of nursing recently celebrated the 50 year anniversary of the 1965 graduating class of Provident School ofNursing. This past weekend October 16, they celebrated the Founder of a nursing sorority that continues to provide scholarships for African American women in the field of nursing. Today Kai Eta Phi sorority member Toni Parks Oats discusses the challenges in the field of nursing and the importance of encouraging our girls excel in math and science, critical skills they'll need ins health care industry.
Hosted By Marti Oakley & Debbie Dahmer
Guest is: Gina - Advocate for patient rights in skilled nursing facility.
Will be discussing SB 1362 -Bill to Amend SS & SB 670 Nursing Home Litigation first half hour of show.
In 2010. Gina's significant other of 21 years passed away from ovarian cancer and Gina wound up homeless and in great medical need. Gina went through several major surgeries then placed in a Skilled Nursing Facility where her life was saved. Gina was moved from one facility to the one she is in now from 2011.
Gina was appointed Vice President of the Residents Council then voted President of the Resident Council and found herself fighting the powers that be for the residents rights. She began studying the medicaid/medicare laws and rights provided for the residential care in these facilities.
Since then Gina have become increasingly aware of how the nursing homes target these elderly patients from the doctor to the judges that abuse the guardianship program for their own gain. Gina's intention is to spend the rest of her life helping those targeted by these guardian programs that allow doctors to claim someone incapacitated, and lawyers that go behind the backs of friends and family and judges that grant for profit guardianship and complete control over others lives without telling them.
2015- June. Gina read Marisa Conover's story regarding her mother and reached out to her. She then hooked me up with TS radio. Marti Oakley and Debbie Dahmer had Gina as one of the Guests on World Elder Abuse Awareness Day -June 15th, 2015 On TS Radio.
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My guest today is Katleen Kendall Tacket
Kathleen Kendall-Tackett is a health psychologist and an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant. She is the Owner and Editor-in-Chief of Praeclarus Press, a small press specializing in women’s health. Dr. Kendall-Tackett is a Research Associate at the Crimes against Children Research Center at the University of New Hampshire, Clinical Associate Professor of Pediatrics at Texas Tech University School of Medicine in Amarillo, Texas. She is a Fellow of the American Psychological Association in both the Divisions of Health and Trauma Psychology, Editor-in-Chief of U.S. Lactation Consultant Association’s journal, Clinical Lactation, and is President-Elect of the American Psychological Association’s Division of Trauma Psychology.
Hosted by Marti Oakley & Debbie Dahmer
"NO PLACE LIKE HOME" documentary on life in nursing homes and assisted living facilities
Kym Stover is a screenwriter, producer, marketer in the film industry. She has 2 kids & was born in the Los Angeles area. She worked in the health care industry as a CNA for over 15 yr. She had an older brother with autism who died under suspicious circumstances in an assisted living facility a few years back. She now lives in the L.A. area.
Tracee Beebe is a respected screenwriter & director in the film industry. She has 1 kid. She lives in the Napa Valley area of CA. She owns Sunrise Horse Rescue & also rescues dogs as well.
Bobby Schindler is a human rights activist & advocate who heads up the Terri Schiavo Life & Hope Network in PA. He was in a well-publicized battle to save his sister Terri from court-ordered euthanasia about a decade ago.
Sara Harvey is one of our film’s subjects from NY State who is currently in a battle to have her husband Gary Harvey, an army veteran freed from a court-ordered guardianship.
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This LIVE show gives us the opportunity to share what’s on our minds. Join Elaine Read-Cole, Dana Zimmerman, and Julie Fleming as we discuss what can help the Caregiver in mentally, physically, and spiritually. Life experience and expertise coaching can reassure you “you are not alone” in this daunting journey! W e’ll also discuss some of the other degenerative brain disorders that may appear like Alzheimer’s but are either cross over diseases or are a completely different diagnosis. Such diseases may not even be diagnosed correctly during a patient’s lifetime.
We invite you to call in and share your tips, your stories, and your empathy for everyone involved.
We also invite you to listen to the first two parts of this program. You never know when something someone says will hit a cord and become your lifeline thought for that day.
So please join us as we try to shed some light on this ever increasing disease. As we talk about it more and more perhaps a hidden solution can be revealed.
One of the latest practices in biotech is a process that allows DNA to be edited down to the letter. Known as CRISPR technology, scientists now have the ability to control gene mechanisms with unprecedented accuracy and without traditional invasive high-cost GMO procedures as they exist now. In effect, CRISPR is the evolution of GMO. All of this allows corporations to continue producing genetically altered foods without ever having to worry about legislation or labeling mandates. As consumer "right to know" demand increases and more companies are responding to protests by voluntarily labeling GMO products or removing them from their ingredients altogether, industry is well ahead of the game and consumers should not be fooled into complacency. CRISPR technology allows a crafty bypass because it is not recognized technically as a GMO process as is currently defined. Industry can use this technology to dodge existing regulations now, or in the future, and avoid GMO stigmas in public perception as they continue driving corporate profit. They would not have to disclose this new process to regulators or the public, rendering the hotly debated GMO labeling issue effectively moot. Present day loopholes in an obsolete agribusiness regulatory system may be the biggest challenge yet as consumers fight to stay informed and aware of what is happening to the manufacturing of food. Is CRISPR technology the ultimate bait and switch in the GMO debate?
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