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Jan. 19, 2023

Med Tech Talks Ep. 69: Sidney Collin Pt. 2

Raising money, publishing pivotal research, building valuable alliances, all for the improvement of people with motor-neuron diseases. Sidney Collin and De Oro Device’s NexStride is a game-changer indeed. On part 2 of our conversation with Sidney Col...

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Jan. 12, 2023

Med Tech Talks Ep. 69: Sidney Collin Pt. 1

Tricking the brain via audio-visual cues to make it send signals via a different set of neurons and make the body move a certain way. Sounds a lot like hypnosis, doesn’t it? Well it might not be hypnosis, but it …

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Dec. 22, 2022

Med Tech Talks Ep. 68: Anish Kaushal Pt.2

Do healthcare VC’s carry a bad rep in medical circles?👨‍⚕️ Anish Kaushal says no, and he has got his reasoning spot-on! On part 2 of our conversation with Anish Kaushal, investment analyst at Amplitude VC and founder of A Niche …

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Dec. 15, 2022

Med Tech Talks Ep. 68: Anish Kaushal Pt.1

If you were given the option to move abroad, pursue an entire degree, come back and face the tribulations of getting a job related to your degree, and then FINALLY decide to pursue something completely different, would you take it?🤔 …

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Dec. 8, 2022

Physician Founded Ep. 16: Dr. Yair Saperstein Pt. 2

To build a business based entirely on user inputs and feedback takes some guts, and evidently, Yair Saperstein has got plenty of it. On part 2 of this week’s episode of Physician Founded, Yair Saperstein, the co-founder of AvoMD, tells …

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Dec. 1, 2022

Physician Founded Ep. 16: Dr. Yair Saperstein Pt. 1

To bring changes to the system, you gotta get into it first. And that’s exactly what Yair Saperstein has does, and continues to do with an unbridled passion for the field of healthcare. Join us on the latest episode of …

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Nov. 24, 2022

Med Tech Talks Ep. 67: Katie Greene Pt. 2

Building meaningful connections with businesses they’re funding is just one of the ways that Katie Greene and Thin Air Labs differentiate themselves by. And it does yield fruitful results, as Katie elucidates the impact that her work has created so …

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Nov. 18, 2022

Med Tech Talks Ep. 67: Katie Greene Pt.1

Making the shift from academia to entrepreneurship isn’t easy, especially if you’re knee-deep in the field of medical research. However, Katie Greene did manage to find a way to make it possible. On our latest episode of Med Tech Talks, …

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Nov. 10, 2022

Med Tech Talks Ep. 66: Crystal Phillips Pt.2

Shifting careers after being diagnosed with a serious illness is a mammoth task, and not everyone call pull it off. Luckily, Crystal Phillips’s skating experience definitely helped her manoeuvre her way through it. Rejoin us on part two of this …

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Nov. 3, 2022

Med Tech Talks Ep. 66: Crystal Phillips Pt.1

How do you go from being an Olympic speed-skater⛸ to building a neurological research foundation and sitting on the board of a VC firm? Well if you ask Crystal Phillips how she did it, she’d tell you that she just …

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Oct. 27, 2022

Physician Founded Ep. 15: Dr. Jehangir Appoo Pt. 2

Giving Tony Hawk🛹 a run for his money by performing a 180° career flip… sounds like a fair metaphor for Jehangir Appoo’s illustrious career. On part 2 of Geoffrey and Abdo’s conversation with Dr. Jehangir Appoo, we find out about …

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Oct. 23, 2022

Physician Founded Ep. 15: Dr. Jehangir Appoo Pt. 1

If the sight of blood🩸 made you feel queasy, would you still want to become a surgeon?👨‍⚕️ On this week’s episode of Physician Founded, we chat with Dr. Jehangir Appoo, MD and founding partner of AIoT Health, a venture capital …

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Oct. 13, 2022

Med Tech Talks Ep. 64: Dr. Nina Vellani Pt. 2

If the answer was financial nurturing and astute business guidance, what would the question look like?🤔 If you ask Dr. Nina Vellani, she would tell you that it’s the role an angel investor plays in the life cycle of a …

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Oct. 6, 2022

Med Tech Talks Ep. 64: Dr. Nina Vellani Pt.1

How many virus cultures in a lab are too many virus cultures in a lab? According to Dr. Nina Vellani, there are never too many of them! On this week’s episode of Med Tech Talks, Geoffrey Ching chats candidly with …

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Sept. 29, 2022

Physician Founded Ep. 14: Dr. Harvey Hawes Pt. 2

When you think of scaling up medical innovation, think of LHS Labs! This time around, on part 2 of our conversation with Dr. Harvey Hawes, find out about the inception of LHS Labs and what they aim to do. Dr. …

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Sept. 22, 2022

Physician Founded Ep. 14: Dr. Harvey Hawes Pt.1

A trauma surgeon, an innovative problem solver and a humanitarian, when you combine these three things, you get Dr. Harvey Hawes! Join us on part 1 of our enthralling conversation with Dr. Harvey Hawes, founder and Chief Medical Officer at …

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Sept. 15, 2022

Med Tech Talks Ep. 63: Dr. Karolina Valente Pt. 2

🖨️ How can 3D printing help with cancer research? A hint from Dr Karolina Valente: think small - about as small as your tiniest blood vessels! 🩸 This time, on part 2 of our conversation with Dr. Karolina Valente, founder …

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Sept. 8, 2022

Med Tech Talks Ep. 63: Dr. Karolina Valente Pt. 1

🐀 Move over lab rats, 3D printers are here to take your jobs 🤖 3-D printing microvasculature for cancer drug testing is no longer the stuff of Gray’s Anatomy - in Part 1 of Geoffrey Ching’s conversation with Dr. Karolina …

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Sept. 1, 2022

Physician Founded Ep. 13: Dr.Joshua Landy Pt.2

🍽️ From dinner table to 100,000 users 📈 in a few months, sending a Bat-signal 🦇 across the globe for help on curious cases - how did Josh Landy and the Figure 1 team accomplish so much in so little …

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Aug. 26, 2022

Physician Founded Ep. 13: Dr.Joshua Landy Pt. 1

🖥️ Programmers have StackOverflow, doctors have Figure1 👩‍⚕️. Technology has allowed us to share our experiences with others at a scale larger than ever before, and it has great benefits for professionals in every field. This week, we talk to …

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Aug. 18, 2022

Med Tech Talks Ep. 63: Michael Fergusson Pt. 2

The technological revolution 🤖 has happened. How do we ensure widespread adoption of technology in healthcare 🏥? According to our guest Michael Fergusson, the onus is on healthcare workers.👩‍⚕️ Join us as Geoff and Abdo continue the conversation with Mic...

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Aug. 11, 2022

Med Tech Talks Ep. 63: Michael Fergusson Pt. 1

Digitally driven behavior change - that’s the nefarious realm of Facebook and Black Mirror. Right? 😨 Michael Ferugsson, and his team disagree. They believe that instead, ethical behavior change driven by Lifeplan, a HIPAA and PIPEDA compliant application...

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Aug. 5, 2022

Med Tech Talks Ep.62: Dr. Amol Deshpande Pt.2

💵$308 billion yearly - yet not all Canadians 🇨🇦 can get the healthcare they need or expect. Can Canadian innovation backed by VCs such help solve this? 🤔 What does MD, Senior Director of the Health-Tech Ecosystem at @Mars Discovery …

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July 28, 2022

Med Tech Talks Ep.62: Dr. Amol Deshpande Pt. 1

What do 🎙️ Podcasting, 💊 pain medicine, and… 🏦 Venture Capital have in common? The answer? @Dr. Amol Deshpande. What goes into making a multitalented physician into a health-tech venture capitalist? @Geoffrey Ching learned about that this week with @Dr. …

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