207 episodes

The Healthtech Podcast covers the latest in health and technology through interviews with disruptive healthtech startups and leaders. Whether you’re a patient, founder, investor or simply interested in healthtech, The Healthtech Podcast has it covered.

🌍 Listeners in 120 countries.
🎙 2 new episodes every week.
🗣 Hosted by Dr James Somauroo.

www.jamessomauroo.com | www.somx.co.uk

The Healthtech Podcast Dr. James Somauroo

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    • 4.4 • 28 Ratings

The Healthtech Podcast covers the latest in health and technology through interviews with disruptive healthtech startups and leaders. Whether you’re a patient, founder, investor or simply interested in healthtech, The Healthtech Podcast has it covered.

🌍 Listeners in 120 countries.
🎙 2 new episodes every week.
🗣 Hosted by Dr James Somauroo.

www.jamessomauroo.com | www.somx.co.uk

    #205 Quick Tips with Dr Mark Kotter, Neurosurgeon from the University of Cambridge

    #205 Quick Tips with Dr Mark Kotter, Neurosurgeon from the University of Cambridge

    This week Dr Mark Kotter, a stem cell biologist and neurosurgeon at the University of Cambridge gives us his quick tips for entrepeneurs.

    He is the founder and CEO of bit.bio, who have developed opti-ox, a benchmark technology for the efficient and consistent production of human cells for use in research, drug development, and cell therapy. He also founded cultured meat startup Meatable.  

    Get in touch with Mark : info@bit.bio

    Subscribe to Healthtech Pigeon 🐦: www.healthtechpigeon.com

    Get in touch: www.jamessomauroo.com | www.somx.co.uk

    • 2 min
    #204 The Story of Bit.Bio with CEO Dr Mark Kotter

    #204 The Story of Bit.Bio with CEO Dr Mark Kotter

    This week James is joined by Dr Mark Kotter, a stem cell biologist and neurosurgeon at the University of Cambridge. He is the founder and CEO of bit.bio, who have developed opti-ox, a benchmark technology for the efficient and consistent production of human cells for use in research, drug development, and cell therapy. He also founded cultured meat startup Meatable.

    Get in touch with Mark : info@bit.bio

    Subscribe to Healthtech Pigeon 🐦: www.healthtechpigeon.com

    Get in touch: www.jamessomauroo.com | www.somx.co.uk

    • 45 min
    #203 The Story of Joint Academy with Commercial Director Kyle Gatier 🦵

    #203 The Story of Joint Academy with Commercial Director Kyle Gatier 🦵

    This week, James is joined by Kyle Gatier, a ‘simple salesman’ who has been fortunate enough to be inspired by some great people, and to have nurtured a passion for healthcare that has turned into a stubborn belief that we can all be empowered to do more to care for our health.

    Over the past decade he has helped healthcare organisations through innovations in: digital healthcare;population health management;technology;and data & analytics, and been on a journey that has seen him move from corporate to scale-up businesses focusing on digital healthcare that achieves tangible patient impact.

    Kyle is Commercial Director for Joint Academy, where he is leading its UK launch. Joint Academy is a digital clinic for chronic joint pain that has treated over 35,000 patients in its native Sweden and is backed by an impressive science and evidence base, including a recent first of its kind RCT study comparing digital care with traditional face to face care for osteoarthritis for patient in the UK.

    Get in touch with Kyle at: kyle.gatier@jointacademy.com

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    Get in touch: www.jamessomauroo.com | www.somx.co.uk

    • 52 min
    #202 Quick Tips with co-founder of Oto, Dr Edmund Farrar

    #202 Quick Tips with co-founder of Oto, Dr Edmund Farrar

    Dr Edmund Farrar, co-founder of digital health startup Oto gives us his quick tips for entrepreneurs. 

    Get in touch with Edmund: ed@joinoto.com I LinkedIn @edmundfarrar

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    Get in touch: www.jamessomauroo.com | www.somx.co.uk

    • 14 min
    #201 The Story of Oto with Dr Edmund Farrar 👂

    #201 The Story of Oto with Dr Edmund Farrar 👂

    This week, James is joined by Dr Edmund Farrar, co-founder of digital health startup Oto. Ed spent 6 years as an RAF doctor. During this time he realised the scale of the problem of tinnitus, a debilitating condition affecting 1 in 8 people. This led him to found Oto, a digital therapeutics company that allows anyone to instantly access affordable tinnitus treatment.

    Get in touch with Edmund: ed@joinoto.com I LinkedIn @edmundfarrar

    Subscribe to Healthtech Pigeon 🐦: www.healthtechpigeon.com

    Get in touch: www.jamessomauroo.com | www.somx.co.uk

    • 47 min
    #200 The Story of IBM Research with Neuroscientist Sara Berger 🧠

    #200 The Story of IBM Research with Neuroscientist Sara Berger 🧠

    This week, James is joined by Sara E. Berger, Research Staff Member and Cognitive & Behavioral Neuroscientist at IBM Research. She holds a PhD in Neuroscience from Northwestern University, and a Bachelor's degree in Neuroscience from Macalester College. Sara's background lies in systems and cognitive neuroscience, with an emphasis on chronic pain conditions and psychology. In the past, she has focused on identifying, quantifying and predicting changes in acute and chronic pain in both animals and humans - with a decade of experience in the field of pain. At IBM, she is applying her knowledge of neuroimaging, psychology and clinical research to address a wide variety of questions and applications. IBM Research is the research and development division for IBM, an American multinational information technology company headquartered in Armonk, New York, with operations in over 170 countries.

    Get in Touch with Sara: sara.eberger@ibm.com

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    Get in touch: www.jamessomauroo.com | www.somx.co.uk

    • 49 min

Customer Reviews

4.4 out of 5
28 Ratings

28 Ratings

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Authentic and inspiring

Seems to me like this podcast gets better especially now more women contributing great stories. Thanks James

jannyp1994 ,

One of my favourite podcasts

Great podcast for someone wanting insights into the health tech industry, with lots of exciting interviews with a range of different companies. Great for someone looking to enter the industry.

DinnnnaM ,

The best health-tech podcast

I love listening to this podcast, as it brings valuable insight from health-tech start-ups, experts, big pharma and more. If you want to learn more about the ecosystem, you are at the right place! You will learn about fascinating technologies and innovative solutions from motivated and talented individuals who strive to make a difference in people’s lives! Massive congrats to James, who is a great host asking interesting and relevant questions to create real value for his listeners. Highly recommend!

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