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Tech Tonics: Vishal Gulati, VC and Agitator By Nature

November 28th, 2016 |
Tech Tonics: Vishal Gulati, VC and Agitator By Nature

Vishal Gulati says he was “genetically predisposed to be a doctor.” But as it turns out, he was born to be a pioneer in open data, digital health and global venture capital.

During his medical training, Vishal realized that the practice ...
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Tech Tonics: Taha Kass-Hout – OpenFDA, Open Mind, Open Heart

November 14th, 2016 |
Tech Tonics: Taha Kass-Hout – OpenFDA, Open Mind, Open Heart

A cardiologist by training and a data scientist long before it was sexy, Dr. Taha Kass-Hout demonstrates the outsized impact possible when heart, vision, and passion meet commitment to government service, and beyond. Originally from Syria, Taha discovered his love ...
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Tech Tonics: Jody Holtzman of AARP – Innovation is Not Only for the Young

October 17th, 2016 |
Tech Tonics: Jody Holtzman of AARP – Innovation is Not Only for the Young

Jody Holtzman, Senior Vice President of Market Innovation at AARP, has a favorite quote, which is Thomas Edison’s, “…there are no rules here – – we’re trying to accomplish something.” He has certainly brought that idea to life as he ...
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Tech Tonics: Dorit Donoviel, To Infinity and Beyond

September 19th, 2016 |
Tech Tonics: Dorit Donoviel, To Infinity and Beyond

A self-described geek, Dorit Donoviel was happily pursuing a career in molecular biology until a chance encountered diverted her course to space medicine. Today, Dorit directs the Biomedical Innovations Lab, Center for Space Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine in ...
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Tech Tonics: When Companies Go Awry

Tech Tonics: When Companies Go Awry

The success of Silicon Valley is often attributed to the ability of the entrepreneurial community to embrace setbacks rather than punishing those who experience them. Celebrating these setbacks has become an art form of it own as a recent NYT ...
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Tech Tonics: Kara Dennis and the Development of New Therapies

Tech Tonics: Kara Dennis and the Development of New Therapies

The gap between the promise and practice of technology has been especially vivid in the area of pharmaceutical clinical trials, where even switching from paper to electronic data capture has proved too radical for some sponsors. Today’s guest, Kara Dennis, ...
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Tech Tonics: Jim Joyce, A Man of Genius Makes No Mistakes

Tech Tonics:  Jim Joyce, A Man of Genius Makes No Mistakes

James Joyce, the famous Irish author once said, “A man of genius makes no mistakes. His errors are volitional and are the portraits of discovery.” His namesake, entrepreneur Jim Joyce, could not agree more. An entrepreneur many ...
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Tech Tonics: Merck’s Robert Plenge on Human Biology and Social Media

Tech Tonics: Merck’s Robert Plenge on Human Biology and Social Media

For years, medical research seemed focused on understanding disease processes primarily through model organisms such as yeast, flies, and mice. Today’s guest, Merck’s Robert Plenge, offers the radical suggestion that with the help of emerging technology “humans serve as the ...
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