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BioTech Nation Radio with Dr Moira Gunn

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BioTech Nation Radio with Dr Moira Gunn

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Episode 19-37 Smart Cities, Smart Doctors, Smart Security, Smart Drug Design

9/28/2019
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On this week’s Tech Nation, Moira speaks with it’s all about data – who’s collecting it, and why, and how it can serve us, and maybe not. Lee Omar from Red Ninja talks about smart cities around the world, and the art of listening before you build. Tech Nation Health Chief Correspondent Daniel Kraft shows us we can crowdsource medical questions, while Tech Nation Regular Contributor Gary Davis reminds us that we love free stuff, and we pay for it with our data. Then Krishnan Nandabalan, the...

Duration:00:59:00

Episode 19-37 Shrewd Samaritan in a Connected World

9/13/2019
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On this week’s Tech Nation, Moira speaks with USF professor and development economist Bruce Wydick about “Shrewd Samaritan - Faith, Economics, and the Road to Loving Our Global Neighbor”. Which poverty intervention programs work, and which don’t? Then the global health challenge of the bacteria H. Pylori and its role in stomach ulcers and gastric cancer. Gilead Raday, COO of RedHill Biopharma talks about a treatment in their pipeline and a plan on how to avoid creating antibiotic resistance.

Duration:00:59:00

Episode 19-36 Your Mind Needs Motion

9/7/2019
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On this week’s Tech Nation, Moira speaks with UC San Francisco professor Dr. Louise Aronson talks about a new stage of life: Elderhood, – Redefining Aging, Transforming Medicine, Reimaging Life. With modern technology, it lasts longer than anyone imagined. Also, Tech Nation Health Chief Correspondent Daniel Kraft talks about the Internet of Medical Things, while Dr. Crystal Icenhour, the CEO of Aperiomics, talks about identifying hard-to-diagnose medical conditions by looking at the DNA of...

Duration:00:59:00

Episode 19-34 What Motivates the People Driving Biotech

8/21/2019
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On this week’s Tech Nation, Moira speaks with the committed people who lead the biotech industry. Physician-entrepreneur Dr. Jeremy Levin chairs BIO, the Biotechnology Innovation Organization, and also works on the rare disease Angelman Syndrome at Ovid Therapeutics. Jim Greenwood, the CEO of BIO, asks “What’s the right thing to do?” about the price of drugs and everyday people. While BIO Vice Chair, Paul Hastings, is also the CEO of Nkarta Therapeutics. With Senior Vice President, Nadir...

Duration:00:59:00

Episode 19-33 Talking to Robots – Future and Imagined

8/15/2019
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On this week’s Tech Nation, Moira speaks with Tech Nation’s former biotech correspondent David Ewing Duncan about his new book - “Talking to Robots: Tales from Our Human Robot Future.” Then Dr. Daniel Kraft tells us how robotics are replacing surgeons, and McAfee’s Gary Davis, expands on those massive thefts of online credentials – they are for sale and they are out there … on the Dark Web – yes, he explains that, too.

Duration:00:59:00

Episode 19-31 Predicting Weather – Data, Computers, and Your Smartphone

8/2/2019
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On this week’s Tech Nation, Moira speaks with the people who predict the weather - Todd Hutchinson, the Director of Numerical Weather Prediction at The Weather Company, and Cameron Clayton, the General Manager of Watson Media & Weather. And another question – what’s in the food we eat? And where did it come from? Moira speaks with Brigid McDermott, Vice President of IBM Food Trust. From one field to one processor to one supermarket, technology can keep tiny problems tiny.

Duration:00:59:00

Episode 19-30 PERFORMANCE – improving physically

7/25/2019
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On this week’s Tech Nation, Moira speaks with Surgeon Dr. Justin Barad, the co-founder and CEO of Osso VR. They help surgeons to learn new medical techniques better. And another MD, Dr. Daniel Chao co-founded Halo Neuroscience to improve any activity requiring repetitive motion – from athletes to musicians to people recovering strokes and even surgeons.

Duration:00:58:59

Episode 19-29 PAIN – When You Feel It, and When You Can’t

7/19/2019
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On this week’s Tech Nation, Moira speaks with we’re talking about pain. Podiatric surgeon Dr. David Armstrong, a Professor of Surgery at the Keck School of Medicine at USC, and Davide Vigano, CEO of Sensoria, talk about the long term effect of diabetes on the feet, and how to prevent and help heal problems. Dr. Shai Gozani, the President and CEO of NeuroMetrix, talks about their solution for treating chronic pain, and a study of pain sufferers in the face of the opioid crisis.

Duration:00:58:59

Episode 19-27 Info We Trust?

7/12/2019
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On this week’s Tech Nation, Moira speaks with data storyteller RJ Andrews, the author, “Info We Trust: How to Inspire the World with Data.” Then on Tech Nation Health, Ali Fattay, the CEO of Curis, talks about moving cancer treatments from the most common method - infusions - to pills. And chief correspondent Dr. Daniel Kraft discusses Circadian Medicine – paying attention to your Circadian rhythm turns out to be important, even in the modern Healthcare.

Duration:00:58:59

Episode 19-26 Is Elon Musk More Important Than Steve Jobs?

7/5/2019
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On this week’s Tech Nation, Moira speaks with New Zealand journalist, Hamish McKenzie about his book: “Insane Mode – How Elon Musk’s Tesla Sparked an Electric Revolution to End the Age of Oil”. Then, testing for Alzheimer’s Disease long before any outward symptoms appear. Carlo Medici, CEO of Alzeca describes their efforts, and our chief correspondent, Dr. Daniel Kraft, talks about the ability to control technology with voice and how it will significantly impact medicine.

Duration:00:58:59

Episode 19-25 Pencil and Paper – the Tech of Choice

6/26/2019
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On this week’s Tech Nation, Moira speaks with Dan Roam, the founder of The Napkin Academy and author of “Draw To Win”. And on Tech Nation Health, a new model for addressing genetically-driven diseases affecting a small number of patients. Neil Kumar is the CEO of Bridge Bio. And Chief Correspondent Dr. Daniel Kraft reviews new technologies to determine the health status of our hearts.

Duration:00:58:59

Episode 19-25 All that personal medical data

6/20/2019
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On this week’s Tech Nation, Dr. Eric Schadt, the Founder & CEO of Sema4 talks about the explosion of personal medical information, and how it could work for us in the future. Then on Tech Nation Health, work on a vaccine to treat Alzheimer’s … and potentially prevent it. Dr. Ajay Verma, Chief Medical Officer of United Neuroscience tells us how and why it might work. Then Chief Correspondent Dr. Daniel Kraft talks about The Age Wave.

Duration:00:58:59

Episode 19-24 Zombies … again

6/15/2019
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On this week’s Tech Nation, Wired science journalist Matt Simon and his book: “Plight of the Living Dead: What Real-Life Zombies Reveal About Our World – and Ourselves”. Who’s a parasite? Who’s a host to a parasite? And who might be controlled by one? Then on Tech Nation Health, Chief Correspondent Dr. Daniel Kraft relates a story about a man and his smartwatch – it saved his life.

Duration:00:58:59

Episode 19-23 Technology and Iron – from the Middle Ages to modern France

6/6/2019
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On this week’s Tech Nation, Moira speaks with Jean-Jacques Augagneur, CEO of Lacanche, and Chef Patrick Boisjot, the Director of Export. It’s a story of technology and iron - from the Middle Ages through the French Revolution and the Industrial Age up until today - a “bespoke” French stove from a single, tiny village in remote France.

Duration:00:58:59

Episode 19-22 How To Do Nothing (There’s NO App for That!)

5/31/2019
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On this week’s Tech Nation, Jenny Odell, the author of “How to Do Nothing – Resisting the Attention Economy.” Then Tech Nation Chief Correspondent Daniel Kraft tells us about the World Health Organization’s new goals for technology. And Tech Nation regulator contributor, Gary Davis, Chief Consumer Security Evangelist at McAfee explains those phone calls we get pretending to be the IRS.

Duration:00:58:59

Episode 19-21 Why Is There a Climate Debate? (It’s Not Science)

5/22/2019
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On this week’s Tech Nation, how we came to question climate change. To even question the science. What’s it all about? Nathaniel Rich, journalist and author of “Losing Earth: A Recent History”, explains. Then Tech Nation Chief Correspondent Daniel Kraft talks about the age of the medical selfie.

Duration:00:58:59

Episode 19-20 Tech and the Future of Suburbs and Cities

5/16/2019
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On this week’s Tech Nation, Peter Calthorpe, co-founder of Urban Footprint, who focuses on sustainable urban growth and planning, and the author of “Urbanism in the Age of Climate Change”.

Duration:00:58:59

Episode 19-19 The Tech of Spycraft in Occupied France

5/10/2019
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On this week’s Tech Nation, journalist Sonia Purnell talks about the spycraft of Virginia Hall, an American in Occupied France during World War II. Her book is called “A Woman of No Importance.” Then Dr. John Haurum (ha-RUMM) from F-Star in Cambridge, England describes their approach to creating cancer drugs, and Tech Nation Health Chief Correspondent Dr. Daniel Kraft talks about sleep – and upsides and downsides of all this technology.

Duration:00:58:59

Episode 19-18 The Snow Leopards Of War Torn Afghanistan

5/1/2019
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On this week’s Tech Nation, Dr. Alex Dehgan joins Moira to talk about “The Snow Leopard Project … and other Adventures in Warzone Conservation”. And we’ll from Tech Nation regular contributor, Gary Davis, the Chief Consumer Security Evangelist at McAfee – phishing is more than just an innocent-looking email in your inbox.

Duration:00:58:59

Episode 19-17 The Advantages of “Unsafe Thinking”

4/24/2019
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On this week’s Tech Nation, Fast Company columnist Jonah Sachs. His book is “Unsafe Thinking: How to Be Nimble and Bold When You Need It Most”. Then on Tech Nation Health, Dr. Tom Lowery from T2 Biosystems – their part in fighting life-threatening Sepsis. And David Domzalski from Foamix Pharmaceuticals talks about a new approach to America’s most common skin disorder: Acne.

Duration:00:58:59