You can check out his prolific research publications here, but don't miss out on the story behind the investigator as we take on the peer-review process, lab culture and contracts (get that heart rate up!), being an outsider to both of your own cultures, sleep and exercise, and InequalityInSTEM (which his wife aptly points out should be STEAM!) an effort driven by Dawn Taylor that TK whole-heartedly endorses.
Arun and JoJo speak with Juan-Pablo about each of the portfolio companies funded by APVC (Axon Therapies, Cala Health, CVRx, EXO, Neuspera, Presidio Medical, Saluda Medical, and SetPoint Medical) and then dive head-long into what it's like to be a Puerto Rican American influencing the future of medicine, exploring what it took to get there, and what he'll do now that he as arrived. Answer: He's not just talking about it - "Hire someone, mentor someone, spotlight someone." Check. Check. Check
We have a candid chat with Anil Achyuta - a founding member of TDK Ventures and recently ranked as #2 of the Global Corporate Venturing's Rising Stars of 2021- and yes, you'll get to hear how he feels about that.
Casterton worked her way through the bigs (Edwards Lifesciences, Boston Scientific, Stryker, and Verily) and picked up a thing or two along the way. She's broken the land-speed record in medical device product development, built successful teams across continents, worked with Google, Verily and others to scale COVID testing sites in a pinch (entirely online, too), and is ready, willing, and able to share those lessons with you. She has also recruited some other impressive leaders to have a little fireside chat with you, too.
Join us as we talk to Professor Lynne Carpenter-Boggs about the new trends in final remains disposal - human composting (or more tactfully called Natural Organic Reduction). If you've tried to live a life of sustainability, why stop there? Why not let your final act of earthly love be 1.4 tons less carbon than cremation or burial?