TOPICS: CANCER THERAPIES, HEALTHCARE
Finally, some good news about cancer
We are entering the golden age of cancer therapeutics. After years of fighting this horrible disease, we are starting to see an explosion of new modalities in cancer treatments, such as targeted therapies, immuno-oncology, cell-based therapies, and genomically informed care. In this exciting and eye-opening talk, Dr. Lin takes the audience on a journey of the latest breakthroughs in the war against cancer.
TOPICS: CANCER DIAGNOSTICS, INNOVATION
Fighting cancer via early detection
Even with therapies available today, we can cure most types of cancers if detected early enough. The sad reality is that cancers are often found too late. In this thrilling and informative talk, Dr. Lin unveils the latest blood-based technology breakthrough that can find even the smallest traces of DNA from dying cancer cells.
TOPICS: SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP, RARE DISEASES
Solving Rare Diseases using Genome Sequencing and Crowdfunding
There are over 7,000 rare diseases that affect hundreds of millions around the world. However, less than 5% have any treatments or cures. In this inspiring and heart-warming talk, Dr. Lin shares his entrepreneurial journey of creating a non-profit biotechnology company to discover the genetic basis of these diseases and start the path towards treatments and cures. As an example, he invites one of the families to share how their lives have been transformed by this work.