April 30, 2020

Larry Brilliant, MD, MPH Chair of Ending Pandemics

Gave a great presentation, in conversation with Buck Institute

as part of the great series they are offering of Online Conversations at the Buck:


This session in particular...

April 1, 2020

As we all wrestle with the realities of COVID-19, many are starting to think about the parallels between the pandemic crisis and the crisis of climate change. Below are some quotes from leading experts that are relevant to all of us looking to personally apply a scient...

March 26, 2020

Image: Fold-it crowdsourced coronavirus folding experiment

As I wrote in my blog recently, our collective responses to COVID-19 represent the largest Citizen Science for Health experiment in history.

There are some great resources online for things we can do, beyond soci...

March 24, 2020

We are all struck by how unique our present moment is, compared to other regional disasters. COVID-19 threatens all of us, and while it does not do so equally, it does call on all of us to take action.

As citizens, we are responding, and recognizing our need to do our p...

February 18, 2020

I invite you to join us for my SXSW 2020 Session, “Brain Health Meet Up” on Friday, March 13, 12:30pm – 1:30pm (CST) at the Austin JW Marriott, Room 403.

The idea is to bring together health activists, practitioners and biohackers for a lively discussion as we explore...

November 4, 2019

“Sleep health is general health.”
~ as tweeted by Dreem

“The breakthrough medicine of this century is patient engagement.”
~ as tweeted by Welldoc
“Biomarkers represent a new phase in medicine. They provide a constant stream of data that could inform drug discovery....

October 23, 2019

I am delighted to announce that my proposed “Brian Health Meet Up” session for SXSW 2020 has been approved. The idea is to bring together health activists, practitioners and biohackers for a lively discussion as we explore practical tools to support high performance an...

October 17, 2019

I am excited to announce that I am going to be leading a Topic Table on “Patient Empowerment and the Future Standard of Care” at the upcoming HLTH (Create Health’s Future) event in Las Vegas on October 27-30. 

Please let me know if you will be attending, it would be gre...

September 25, 2019

“About 90% of what happens between Parkinson’s patients and their doctors are qualitative, not quantitative.”
~ Steven Demello, UC Berkeley

“By 2050, Alzheimer’s could cost 1.1 Trillion dollars a year. This would bankrupt our healthcare system.”
~ Miyoung Chun, UC Be...

September 23, 2019

“Who is going to carry the water in Mental Health: government, academia, private sector? All of us.”
~ Tom Insel, Mindstrong Health

“It is going to take: 1. The mission of academia, 2. the tech of the private sector, and 3. the policy-crafting of the public sector (to...

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