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Gene Editing: Great Potential, Great Concerns

Fixing errors in the human DNA could cure diseases and greatly improve health – but only for the wealthy? UC Berkeley ethicist Jodi Halpern warns of a new gap between rich and poor.
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The Renaissance of Psychedelics

Psychedelics have seen a resurgence in public interest – not merely among users looking for a happy high, but also among researchers who are looking…
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Feeding Our Health Defenses

In this DLD20 talk, William Li, CEO and co-founder of the Angionesis Foundation, makes a compelling case for how food impacts our health defenses by…
Divya Chander, biotechnology, neurology, DLD talk

Augmenting Humans

What happens when humans become digital? This is the question that Dr. Divya Chander – a physician and neuroscientist who trained at Harvard, UCSD, UCSF…
Brainlab, Stefan Vilsmeier, Rejesh Jena, Microsoft, Cambridge, Jameda, digital health, panel discussion, DLD

Hospital of the Future

“Many of the treatments that we see today are overly simplistic”, observes Stefan Vilsmeier, founder of Brainlab, at the outset of this panel discussion, which…
Osh Agabi, Koniku, airport security, digital health, biotech

Turning Biology Into Technology

Koniku founder Osh Agabi has a daring plan: He’s developing a new kind of of biochip made from brain tissue in order to create sensors…
Mary Lou Jepsen, DLD

Pioneering Health Care Technology

Mary Lou Jepsen surely deserves to be called a technology pioneer. Most recently, she was an engineering executive at Facebook working on its Oculus virtual reality…

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The New Code of Cities

How will the corona crisis change office life? What should cities do to reinvent themselves for tomorrow? MIT researcher Carlo Ratti and Steelcase VP James Ludwig shared plenty of ideas in their DLD Sync session…

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