TechNation Radio Podcast
Summary: TechNation Radio hosted by Dr Moira Gunn
On this week’s Tech Nation, Moira speaks with BRIAN SAGER, the Co-Founder, President and CEO of Omnity, a search engine – not based on keywords, but search in the context of entire documents. Google isn’t going away – but your need to find information is growing. Then on BioTech Nation, the promise and challenges of cancer immunotherapy. Dr. Gunn speaks with DR. SEAN McCARTHY CEO of CytomX Therapeutics.
On this week’s Tech Nation, Moira speaks with … UC Santa Barbara professor MICHAEL GAZZANIGA tells us about both sides of our brains – in fact, there are many parts to our brains – not just a right hemisphere, and a left. Then on BioTech Nation, Moira speaks with PROFESSOR DAME SALLY DAVIES, the UK Government’s Senior Medical Advisor, and author of “The Drugs Don’t Work – A Global Threat.
On this week’s Tech Nation, with Dr Moira Gunn A BioTech Nation Special! DR. MARSHALL SUMMAR from Children’s National Medical Centre and Jim Powers, CEO of Hemoshear Therapeutics. They talk about their breakthrough collaboration helping a young girl and her rare disease. Then Darren Cunningham, the CEO of Inflection Biosciences in Dublin, Ireland. This start-up did things differently – they didn’t start with new science; they started with a checklist.
On this week’s Tech Nation, Moira speaks with Harvard Professor STEVEN PINKER about “The Sense of Style: The Thinking Person’s Guide to Writing in the 21st Century” Then on BioTech Nation, Life Science attorney GARETH WILLIAMS from MARKS & CLERK tells us about their 2014 Life Science report: Genome 2.0 – all about intellectual property worldwide. And on BioIssue of the Week, with DAVID EWING DUNCAN, he tells us that some of us are SUPERPEOPLE!
On this week’s Tech Nation, Moira speaks with It’s the “The Shark’s Paintbrush – Biomimicry and How Nature is Inspiring Innovation”. Then on BioTech Nation, a cell therapy being tested in the United States and worldwide – this time it’s being derived from placentas in all manner of treatments and a company looking to treat multiple conditions with a single compound.
Happy New Year! On this week’s Tech Nation, Moira speaks with BOB CHAPMAN, Chairman & CEO of a long-time company of many companies- Barry-Wehmiller. They’ve acquired 75 companies in trouble while preserving employee trust. Then on BioTech Nation, precision cancer monitoring – from diagnosis to determining the cancer treatment worked, and then one company’s approach to cystic fibrosis and their further work on several rare auto-immune diseases.
On this week’s Tech Nation, Moira speaks with Stanford professor BERNIE ROTH about “The Achievement Habit: Stop Wishing, Start Doing, and Take Command of your Life”. Then on BioTech Nation, how one company hijacked the pathway that insulin takes into the brain to deliver drugs, and how nanotech is trying to make radiation therapy work a whole lot better.
On this week’s Tech Nation, Moira speaks with New York Times journalist MATT RICHTEL with two books – the non-fiction “A Deadly Wandering” and his latest novel, “The Doomsday Equation”. Then on BioTech Nation, DR. KEVIN COX and PROFESSOR ROGER GUNN, its Chief Scientific Officer from Imanova. Where do medications go in our bodies? Or do we even know?
On this week’s Tech Nation, Moira speaks with DR. ERIC TOPOL, the author of “The Patient Will See You Now … The Future of Medicine is in Your Hands.” Then on Biotech Nation, a Consumer Electronics Show 2015 Innovation award winner for their new technology for insulin-dependent diabetics. And on BioIssue of the Week with David Ewing Duncan, the promise of wearable technologies …
On this week’s Tech Nation, Moira speaks with GUY KAWASAKI and PEG FITZPATRICK about . Together they’ve written “The Art of Social Media – Power Tips for Power Users.” Then on BioTech Nation, it’s all about Epigenetics. Science has learned what surrounds your DNA affects its function. Dr. K. John Morrow, Jr. is the author of Cancer, Autism and their Epigenetic Roots.
On this week’s Tech Nation, Moira speaks with … DR PEDRO DOMINGOS, a computer science professor from the University of Washington, tells us what google knows and what Twitter holds back. Then on BioTech Nation, Stem Cells, Inc. makes a breakthrough treating cervical spinal cord injury with neural stem cells.
On this week’s Tech Nation, Moira speaks with Dr. Jon Patrick, CEO of HLA-Global, about “dark text” – all those pieces of paper with doctor’s handwritten notes, and more. Then on BioTech Nation, efforts to address two devastating cancers - Late Stage, ARB-7 positive, Prostate Cancer, and AML - Acute Myeloid Leukemia, with special focus on the elderly.
On this week’s Tech Nation, Moira speaks with a group of distinguished professors from Stanford University, UC Berkeley, UCSF and the University of San Francisco. They explain each of the 2015 Nobel Prizes, and why each prize was so deserving.
On this week’s Tech Nation, Moira speaks with NEEL DOSHI & LINDSAY McGREGOR about their book “Primed to Perform” and what motivates and de-motivates you at work. You need to add them together to get your TO-MO, or total motivation. Then on BioTech Nation, Moira speaks with VINCE AURENTZ, CEO, Hemoshear Therapeutics based in Charlottesville, Virginia. We've talked about their breakthrough technology before. They've set out to develop unprecedented medical therapies.
On this week’s Tech Nation, Moira speaks with SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN columnist MICHAEL SHERMER about his book, “The Moral Arc ... How Science and Reason Lead Humanity Toward Truth, Justice, and Freedom” about how science and reason shape humanity over time. Then on BioTech Nation, a South African firm makes strides in modelling the human body. Ever since computers have been on the scene, scientists have been trying to model the human body. The problem is: It’s really, really hard to do. DR. RIANN CONRADIE is the Executive Founder of LIFEQ based in Stellenbosch, South Africa. Then Moira speaks with ROBERT COULL, CEO of SCIODERM, about their new success in treating EB – Epidermolysis Bulossa – a genetic disease described as the worst disease you never heard of.