Don Cummings, an LA-based playwright, discusses Peyronie’s Disease and his new book “Bent But Not Broken”. Peyronie’s Disease is a condition in which the development of fibrous scar tissue inside the penis causes curved, painful erections.
Dr. Charles Brenner, Chief Scientific Advisor at ChromaDex, and the Roy J. Carver Chair & Head of Biochemistry at the University of Iowa discusses a landmark first-of-a-kind preclinical study on lactating and breastfeeding rodent mothers that received a supplement of NR, nicotinamide riboside (Niagen) a unique B3 vitamin.
Returning guests, patient Christina Korines and John Lehr, CEO of the Parkinson’s Foundation, discuss statistics, women and Parkinson’s Disease (PD), genetics and PD, and the use of medical cannabis for those with PD.
President and CEO of the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA), Lynn O’Connor Vos, discusses the work that the organization is doing to fund research for neuromuscular diseases. MDA is the largest source of funding for neuromuscular disease research outside the federal government and has committed more than $1 billion in funding since its inception. Click here to find out more about the MDA Conference.
Flexion CEO Dr. Mike Clayman, discusses the company’s inflection year ahead, gene therapy, the importance of non-opioid options for people suffering from pain, and attracting/retaining talent in biotech/biopharma scene. Flexion is focused on advancing local therapies for patients with musculoskeletal disorders. The company’s non-opioid pain treatment, Zilretta, is an FDA approved intra-articular (“in the joint”) injection for pain due to osteoarthritis (OA) of the knee.
Dr. William Sandborn, University of California San Diego, discusses his presentation of the pivotal phase 3 data for STELARA® (ustekinumab) as maintenance therapy in patients with moderate to severe ulcerative colitis (UC), at the European Crohn’s & Colitis Organisation Annual Meeting (ECCO) 2019.
Dr. Jennifer Bateman, National VP of Youth Development for Boys & Girls Clubs of America and Dr. Laura Herrerra Scott VP of Medicaid Clinical Operations for Anthem, talk about the health program “Triple Play” that focuses on developing a youth’s mind, body and soul.
Jennifer and Dan Digmann, a married couple, discuss their life while both living with MS.
Returning guest, Vanessa Rose Bisceglie, discusses the new law changes within MACRA (Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015) and how physicians can stay in compliance and earn the highest bonus in their medicare payment. She also discusses the telehealth care management services that they offer that assists patients between office visits.
Dr. Kimberly Smith, MD. MPH, head of global research and medical strategy for ViiV Healthcare discusses 48 week data from the ATLAS (Antiretroviral Therapy as Long-Acting Suppression) and FLAIR (First Long-Acting Injectable Regimen) phase III studies of the 2 drug combination of cabotegravir and rilpivirine for the treatment of HIV-1.