59 min

Episode 21-10 A New Treatment for COVID – from 20 years ago TechNation Radio Podcast

    • Science

On this week’s Tech Nation, Dr. Jonathan Javitt from NeuroRX Pharma talks about a scientific discovery which lingered for nearly two decades in some 70 boxes in deep storage – it’s now being tested as a treatment for COVID-19. Then Rick Carreon, the CEO of ImpediMed, tells us about a technology developed in the 1990’s for research purposes. Today it’s approved for the early detection of lymphedema following breast cancer – and early intervention can stop its progression.

On this week’s Tech Nation, Dr. Jonathan Javitt from NeuroRX Pharma talks about a scientific discovery which lingered for nearly two decades in some 70 boxes in deep storage – it’s now being tested as a treatment for COVID-19. Then Rick Carreon, the CEO of ImpediMed, tells us about a technology developed in the 1990’s for research purposes. Today it’s approved for the early detection of lymphedema following breast cancer – and early intervention can stop its progression.

59 min

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