On this week’s Tech Nation, Moira speaks with Steven Johnson, the Author, “Wonderland: How Play Made the Modern World.” Then on Tech Nation Health, chief correspondent Dr. Daniel Kraft talks about the future of cancer – its prevention, early detection and emergent treatments. And Dr. Niclas Stiernholm, the President & CEO of Trillium Therapeutics, tells us about identifying cancer cells so that the immune system can remove them.
On this week’s Tech Nation, Moira speaks with DEREK THOMPSON, a Senior Editor at The Atlantic, about his book “Hit Makers: The Science of Popularity in the Age of Distraction”. Then on Tech Nation Health, Chief Correspondent Dr. DANIEL KRAFT talks about the future of aging, longevity and technology in the near and more distant future, and on BioTech Nation, Dr. NATHANIEL DAVID, Founder & CEO of Unity Biotechnology talks about the role of “senescent” cells in aging.
On this week’s Tech Nation, Moira speaks with ALAN BURDICK, former senior editor at The New Yorker and National Book Award finalist, about his latest book: “Why Time Flies: A Mostly Scientific Investigation”. Then on Tech Nation Health, Ken Horne, the CEO of SymicBio describes their efforts to better the long term results of angioplasty and a clinical trial for osteoarthritis in the knee. We’ll also hear from our chief correspondent DR. DANIEL KRAFT on the future of medical education. It’s not just doctors and nurses, but it’s also changing for everyday people.
On this week’s Tech Nation, Moira speaks with DANIEL LEVITIN, Dean of Social Sciences at the Minerva Schools at KGI, and author of “A Field Guide to Lies – Critical Thinking in the Information Age”. Then on BioTech Nation, the second installment in our two-part series on Women in biotech venture capital. It’s WENDE HUTTON, NINA KJELLSON and JULIE PAPANEK, all from Canaan Partners.
On this week’s Tech Nation, Moira speaks with Stanford Professor HANK GREELEY about “The End of Sex and the Future of Human Reproduction”. Then on BioTech Nation, the winner of BIO’s Future Maker 2016 Award - Dr. HOWARD JACOBS from the HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology in Huntsville, Alabama.
On this week’s Tech Nation, Moira speaks with Dr. Taj Manku, the Co-Founder of Cognitive Systems in Waterloo, Canada. AuraHome enables in-home security with no gadgets to put on your windows – no need to arm it when you leave. Then a new segment on Tech Nation - Tech Nation Health! Where we reimagine the future of health and healthcare with the emergence of new technologies. Dr. Patricia Flatley Brennan is the Director of the National Library of Medicine. She talks about information available worldwide. Then chief correspondent for Tech Nation Health, Dr. Daniel Kraft, talks about 3-D printing in medicine.
On this week’s Tech Nation, Moira speaks with Jim Barry from the Consumer Technology Association about the latest tech from CES 2017 in Las Vegas. Also, Andrew Thomas, the co-founder and Chief Revenue Officer for SkyBell, a video doorbell which you monitor from anywhere. He’ll moved from a person dissatisfied with his work life to becoming an entrepreneur.
On this week’s Tech Nation, Moira speaks with Dava Sobel, author of “Longitude” and her new book: “The Glass Universe: How the Ladies of the Harvard Observatory Took the Measure of the Stars.” Then on BioTech Nation, Tom Kottler, the CEO of Healthprize Technologies, talks about strategies to get patients to take their prescribed medications. And Dr. Arnold Lippa, the Chief Scientific Officer of RespireRX reveals their multiple approaches to the respiratory problems relating to the overuse of opioids.
On this week’s Tech Nation, Moira speaks with …
Dr. Rita Colwell, Former Director of the National Science Foundation and Founder and Chair, CosmosID, a company on a mission to change how we diagnose disease. Then on BioTech Nation, Dr. Kevin Judice, President & CEO of DiCE Molecules talks about its attempts to make biopharmaceutical drugs, normally infused into the bloodstream, into easy-to-take pills. Then Dr. Thomas Hallam, Head of Clinical Development and Regulatory Affairs at Leading BioSciences, talks about their efforts to intervene when a person goes into shock.
On this week’s Tech Nation, Moira speaks with Edward Tufte, Yale University Professor Emeritus who is most widely known for this work in Data Visualization – and his books, including Beautiful Evidence. Then on BioTech Nation, efforts to treat the rare genetic cardiovascular disorder – HCM. You will recognize it as the leading cause of sudden death in young athletes. Tassos Gianokakos, the CEO of MyoKardia, tells us about the condition, the impact on families and Myokardia’s approach.