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    Curing Cancer with the First Gene

    Dr. Azra Raza, Professor of Medicine at Columbia University, talks about a shift in cancer treatment and research killing the last cell to preventing the first, while meditating on the significance of her work on her life and others in her orbit.

    Azra Raza, MD
    Professor of Medicine, Columbia University

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    Human Touch: The Future of Medicine

    Megan Cunningham
    Managing Deputy Commissioner, Chicago Department of Public Health
    Monica Eng
    Food and Health & Curious City Reporter, WBEZ
    Howard Jacob, Ph.D.
    Vice President and Head of Genomic Research, AbbVie
    Azra Raza, MD
    Professor of Medicine, Columbia University
    Saul Weiner, MD
    Professor of Medicine, Pediatrics, and Medical Education, University of Illinois at Chicago

    Medical breakthroughs are revolutionizing the way health professionals are providing care, making more accurate diagnoses, and dispensing more beneficial advice. So why don’t patients like it? As a future of statistically improved care hurdles towards us, we’re convening today’s leading health thinkers and researchers to talk about the integral role played by human touch in a rapidly digitizing medical world, and parsing out the ways a patient’s journey remains the beating heart of health care.