Niklas Rindtorff is a Physician-Scientist and one of the Pioneers in decentralised healthcare and life sciences.
He has an MD from Heidelberg University and he received his Master's Degree in Biomedical Informatics from Harvard Medical School as a Fulbright Scholar.
He is a founder of LabDAO, an online community of life scientists collaborating to increase the accessibility of life science tools both in the dry lab and wet lab. He’s also a Core Member of VitaDAO, a collective funding early stage longevity research.
DAOs are Decentralised Autonomous Organisations and a staple of the ongoing WEB3 revolution.
Investopedia defines DAOs as having no central governing body, every member within a DAO typically shares a common goal and attempts to act in the best interest of the entity. Popularized through cryptocurrency enthusiasts and blockchain technology, DAOs are used to make decisions in a bottom-up management approach.
Or as Niklas describes them, DAOs are basically a WhatsApp group chat with an attached cryptocurrency bank account.
In this conversation, I find out about how DAOs can be used in healthcare. From enabling rare disease research to fixing science’s publishing problems. I hope you enjoy.
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