Author: Lee S Dryburgh
Stop Flushing Terabytes of Data Down the Toilet – EP11: Daniel Maggs (Bisu)
In this eleventh episode, Daniel Maggs enlightens listeners as to how today we are flushing away our bodily waste daily without first capturing the highly-valuable data it contains. He details his companies forthcoming smart urine analyzer that provides personalized health advice. He shares a lot of excitement as to where home and personalized health is going.
Lee: Hello, and welcome to the show Daniel. Daniel: Thanks very much for having me Lee. Lee: I appreciate it. I can’t remember how I came across yourself. I know that I follow a partner of HAX, Benjamin Joffey who’s a friend, and I believe that bisu came through the HAX hardware accelerator program. Daniel: Yes. So Ben’s a great... Read MoreStop Flushing Terabytes of Data Down the Toilet – EP11: Daniel Maggs (Bisu)
Streamlining Functional Medicine Starting With Data Consolidation – EP10: Jeremy Malecha (Biocanic)
In this tenth episode, Jeremy Malecha discusses his company plans to democratize and scale functional medicine by more effective data processing. He discusses the need to consolidate data across hundreds of lab test lab providers, structuring of that data and finally the ability to better leverage the data. He discusses his own personal health journey along the way.
Lee: Hello and welcome. On today’s show we have Jeremy Malecha, hopefully I pronounced that okay. It will be an ad lib conversation without any pre agreed structure or topics. We’ve agreed only to talk around the focus of Jeremy’s company, which is streamlining functional medicine starting with data consolidation. Lee: Jeremy is the CEO and co-founder of Biocanic with... Read MoreStreamlining Functional Medicine Starting With Data Consolidation – EP10: Jeremy Malecha (Biocanic)
Future of Medicine Book “Curable” – EP09: Travis Christofferson (Author)
In this ninth episode, Travis Christofferson provides an overview of his new future of medicine book “Curable: How an Unlikely Group of Radical Innovators is Trying to Transform our Health Care System”. He covers the great inefficiencies of healthcare and harm it’s doing to swaths of the patient population. He explains it’s too qualitative than quantitative, that incentives are misaligned. He offers hope by urging a shift to being data-driven.
Lee: Hi Travis, welcome to the Hyper Wellbeing podcast. Travis: Hi Lee, thanks for having me. Lee: Appreciated. If we jump in straight away with the introduction of your book, you mentioned Michael Lewis’s Moneyball book, it’s a book about baseball and you make a number of references to it throughout your book. Could you introduce Moneyball and say why... Read MoreFuture of Medicine Book “Curable” – EP09: Travis Christofferson (Author)
Anti-Aging Gene Therapies—Elizabeth Parrish (CEO, BioViva)
I’ve heard (and watched) several interviews with the vivacious Elizabeth (Liz) Parrish. Recently I heard her twice on The Future Tech Podcast. I found the first interview to be very concise and therefore introductory for people not yet familiar with gene therapy as an emergent tool to treat biological aging (regenerative medicine). In 2015, Liz flew to Bogotá (Columbia) and... Read MoreAnti-Aging Gene Therapies—Elizabeth Parrish (CEO, BioViva)
Injectable Biosensors – EP08: Ben Hwang (Profusa)
In this eighth episode, Ben Hwang, Chairman & CEO of Profusa, provides an overview of injectable biosensors. He explains that the technology enables a model akin to getting a blood test every few seconds of our life (rather than only every few years when sick). He predicts that this “unlocked stream of biochemistry data” will become married to other data (e.g. our voice patterns) to provide a panoramic view of our health and wellbeing.
Lee: On today’s show, we have Ben Hwang, who is the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Profusa. From his early exposure as an undergraduate research fellow at the lab of Leroy Hood at Caltech, where the automated DNA sequencer was developed, to bringing cutting edge life science tools to the market at Life Technologies Corp, acquired by Thermo Fisher... Read MoreInjectable Biosensors – EP08: Ben Hwang (Profusa)