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Dr Daniel Kraft—The future of medicine

Duration: 55:39

Uploaded: September 7, 2020

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About Dr Daniel Kraft

Dr Daniel Kraft is a physician-scientist, inventor and entrepreneur. He has been the Chair of Medicine at Singularity University since the organisation’s inception in 2008, and is also the founder and chair of Exponential Medicine, a program that explores convergent, rapidly developing technologies and their potential in biomedicine and healthcare. 

Following an undergraduate degree in biochemistry from Brown University, and a medical degree from Stanford University, Dr Kraft received a Board Certification in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics from Harvard, before returning to Stanford to complete a fellowship in hematology, oncology and bone marrow transplantation.

With over 25 years in the field, Dr Kraft has worked as a surgeon in the United States’ fighter pilot squadron and was shortlisted as a NASA astronaut. He is the inventor of multiple biomedical devices, including the MarrowMiner, an FDA-approved device for the non-invasive harvest of bone marrow. 

His academic research has focused on stem cell biology and regenerative medicine, stem cell derived immunotherapies for cancer, and bioengineering human T-cell differentiation. His research has been published in journals that include Nature and Science, and he has presented six different TED talks.

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