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Tech Tonics: Sek Kathiresan, When The Genetics of Heart Disease Becomes Intensely Personal

September 24th, 2018 |
Tech Tonics: Sek Kathiresan, When The Genetics of Heart Disease Becomes Intensely Personal

When Harvard cardiologist and geneticist Sek Kathiresan was promoted earlier this year to full professor at Harvard Medical School (he also has an appointment at the Broad Institute), he shared the news in a poignant tweet that basically said, ““from ...
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Tech Tonics: Brad Hirsch, A Cancer Doctor With Management Chops

September 10th, 2018 |
Tech Tonics: Brad Hirsch, A Cancer Doctor With Management Chops

If Alex P. Keaton was from Texas, went on to med school, and then trained in oncology, he might have emerged looking something like today’s guest, Dr. Brad Hirsch, an MD/MBA with a doctor’s heart and a businessman’s head, who’s ...
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Tech Tonics: Sometimes You Just Need to Start Things – Marcus Osborne and the Transformational Role of Intrapreneurship

Tech Tonics: Sometimes You Just Need to Start Things – Marcus Osborne and the Transformational Role of Intrapreneurship

A capitalist colored by a deep streak of social consciousness, Marcus Osborne, the leader of Health Transformation at Walmart, grew up in the South and planned on a political life.  But experience in the White House and later at the ...
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Tech Tonics: Sam Blackman, Translation With Heart

August 6th, 2018 |
Tech Tonics: Sam Blackman, Translation With Heart

Story teller, writer, drug developer – Sam Blackman is all three, a philosophy major who became a pediatric oncologist and then a creative drug developer with a penchant for imaginative solutions to translational challenges.

Although he was the son of ...
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Tech Tonics: Owen Tripp – Grand Founder

July 23rd, 2018 |
Tech Tonics: Owen Tripp – Grand Founder

Owen Tripp, Founder and CEO of Grand Rounds, was brought up by parents who taught him that you could do whatever you chose to do and that there was not one clear path to the right door. Owen has ...
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Tech Tonics: Matthew Stoudt – Real Empathy in a Virtual World

Tech Tonics: Matthew Stoudt – Real Empathy in a Virtual World

He’s one of those tech people that came to healthcare to find a career of significance, but Matthew Stoudt has actually been destined for the health tech world since his youth.

Matthew Stoudt aspired to be a lawyer, then a senator, ...
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Tech Tonics: From Maine to Mainstream – The Noah Craft Story

June 25th, 2018 |
Tech Tonics: From Maine to Mainstream – The Noah Craft Story

Raised in a small town in Maine, and passionate about infectious diseases in the developing world, Noah Craft may not seem like your typical health tech entrepreneur – but on today’s show, we’ll hear how he’s channeled his passions into ...
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Tech Tonics: Amalio Telenti, International Man of (Genetic) Mystery

May 21st, 2018 |
Tech Tonics: Amalio Telenti, International Man of (Genetic) Mystery

In the course of his fascinating career, physician-scientist Amalio Telenti has had the opportunity to work in two imiscible centers of excellence in genomics: Eric Lander’s Broad Institute and Craig Venter’s Human Longevity Institute (HLI); on today’s show, we’ll learn ...
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Tech Tonics: Scott Barclay of Data Collective, Journeying Down the Data Stream

May 7th, 2018 |
Tech Tonics: Scott Barclay of Data Collective, Journeying Down the Data Stream

Scott Barclay is a nearly ubiquitous presence around the healthcare IT world, standing at the intersection of technology and health since 2005. He has journeyed down the data stream from CVS to startup whisperer to venture capital investor over the ...
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Tech Tonics: Katherine Chou – How A Quintessential Googler Wraps Her (Deep) Mind Around Healthcare

April 9th, 2018 |
Tech Tonics: Katherine Chou – How A Quintessential Googler Wraps Her (Deep) Mind Around Healthcare

Katherine Chou is in many ways the quintessential Googler – super smart, a passion for computer science, an engineer through and through. On today’s episode of Tech Tonics, we’ll learn how this rock star at Google decided to turn her ...
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Tech Tonics: O-K K-A-R-D-I-A, The Dave Albert Story

March 19th, 2018 |
Tech Tonics: O-K K-A-R-D-I-A, The Dave Albert Story

Although his dad was a prominent politician who eventually became Speaker of the House, AliveCor Founder Dave Albert always knew he wanted to a career in medicine – it was the passion he discovered for engineering and entrepreneurship that took ...
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Tech Tonics: Lisa Alderson and her Long and Winding Road to Genomics

March 5th, 2018 |
Tech Tonics: Lisa Alderson and her Long and Winding Road to Genomics

For a skydiver who’s motto is “Just jump out and go”, the journey from chasing down Sandanista kidnappers to driving Disney strategy to genomics pioneer sounds sort of rational. Lisa Alderson, founder and CEO of Genome Medical, is one of ...
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Tech Tonics: Gini Deshpande, @biotechfounder

February 19th, 2018 |
Tech Tonics: Gini Deshpande, @biotechfounder

The daughter of a commercial airline pilot and the oldest of two kids, Gini Deshpande grew up in Mumbai and told her parents that by the time she was forty, she wanted to own her own car, house, and company. ...
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Tech Tonics: Patients are why technology matters

February 5th, 2018 |
Tech Tonics: Patients are why technology matters

Deborah DiSanzo had a plan. She was going to be a stockbroker and make a ton of money to rise out of the rough circumstances of her childhood and make it big. When she realized she hated the ...
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Tech Tonics: A Brief History of Iya Khalil

January 22nd, 2018 |
Tech Tonics: A Brief History of Iya Khalil

Iya Khalil is a woman who’s always been ahead of her time. In middle school she was captivated by the writing of Stephen Hawking. After graduating school at Cornell with a PhD in physics, while colleagues were heading ...
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Tech Tonics: David Van Sickle, Drummer… Digital Health Pioneer

Tech Tonics: David Van Sickle, Drummer… Digital Health Pioneer

Tech Tonics has shared many stories of digital health pioneers who were passionate about health and computers from a young age, and fell effortlessly into a career at the interface of these interests.

David Van Sickle, on the other hand, was ...
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Tech Tonics: Amir Dan Rubin, Change Agent

December 18th, 2017 |
Tech Tonics: Amir Dan Rubin, Change Agent

A self-proclaimed optimist who calls himself “a change-agent with a funny foreign name,” Amir Dan Rubin has spent his career shaping and reshaping healthcare delivery systems. Today, Amir is the CEO of One Medical, a company focused on making primary ...
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Tech Tonics: Daphne Koller – Guiding Health From AI to Actual Intelligence

December 4th, 2017 |
Tech Tonics: Daphne Koller – Guiding Health From AI to Actual Intelligence

While most of us spent our early teens dealing with the drama of middle school, Daphne Koller was in Israel simultaneously completing high school and college. She was a computer science prodigy on the fast path to a career as ...
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Tech Tonics: Dawn Meyerriecks – Bringing the Fail Fast Thinking of Silicon Valley to the CIA

November 19th, 2017 |
Tech Tonics: Dawn Meyerriecks – Bringing the Fail Fast Thinking of Silicon Valley to the CIA

In what might be one of the coolest government roles you could find, Dawn Meyerriecks job is to bring the latest and greatest science and technology to the Central Intelligence Agency –she gets to be a modern day Q in ...
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Tech Tonics: Ken Tarkoff – Back to the Future of Medicine in a Brave New World of Data

November 6th, 2017 |
Tech Tonics: Ken Tarkoff – Back to the Future of Medicine in a Brave New World of Data

We have had numerous guests on Tech Tonics who went to medical school only to find their way into non-medical roles. But Ken Tarkoff, whose original career plan was to follow his father into medicine, chose the long way. ...
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Tech Tonics: Atul Butte – When it Comes to Data, More is More

October 23rd, 2017 |
Tech Tonics: Atul Butte – When it Comes to Data, More is More

An infectiously exuberant champion of science, sharing, and entrepreneurship, Atul Butte is the Priscilla Chan and Mark Zuckerberg Distinguished Professor at the UCSF School of Medicine. Among the questions we explore on this episode of Tech Tonics: can the ...
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Tech Tonics: Jack Barrette – Turning Patient Expertise into Action

October 9th, 2017 |
Tech Tonics: Jack Barrette – Turning Patient Expertise into Action

Each of us has been, at some time in our lives, a patient in the medical system. But some people have such extensive patient experience that their thoughts can translate to meaningful expertise. Jack Barrette is helping these patients turn ...
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Tech Tonics: Amy Abernethy – Dosage, Disney & Data

September 25th, 2017 |
Tech Tonics: Amy Abernethy – Dosage, Disney & Data

If anyone can bridge the gap between technology and health, it just might be Amy Abernethy , oncologist and technologist, who has led the charge, first at Duke and now at Flatiron, for rethinking the way we collect and analyze ...
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Tech Tonics: Chris Cassel, Accidental Doctor to Ultimate Physician Leader

September 11th, 2017 |
Tech Tonics: Chris Cassel, Accidental Doctor to Ultimate Physician Leader

Dr. Christine Cassel never set out to be a doctor but a chance encounter between a kindly navy corpsman and her unexpectedly broken leg took her down the road to medicine. Over the years she has undergone an evolution ...
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Tech Tonics: Rachel Francine and the Many Applications of Music Therapy

August 28th, 2017 |
Tech Tonics: Rachel Francine and the Many Applications of Music Therapy

For many, music as medicine has long been put in that category of things that seem nice but not like “real medicine” We all know that music can make us feel better individually, but there is an accumulating body of ...
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