What doe the future of STD testing look like ? A FemTech Startup perspective.


The following is a transcript of an interview by Oriana Kraft with Dongjin Shin, CEO of BL Science Corp – a pioneer and leader of In-vitro diagnostics, based in South Korea – about GynPad, a sanitation-pad that can be used to self-collect specimens for HPV and STD testing.  Read More “What doe the future of STD testing look like ? A FemTech Startup perspective.”

How Can Digital Solutions Improve Maternal Care? An Interview With GP turned Startup Founder

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The following is a transcript of an interview by Oriana Kraft with Hannah Allen, Co-Founder and CEO of Tinto –  a platform providing personalised support for women who have babies about her journey to founding Tinto, the gaps in care digital services can fill and why she chose to focus on the maternal health journey.

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The Link Between Fertility And Future Health

The following is a transcript of an interview by Oriana Kraft with Dr. Lynae Brayboy, Chief Medical Officer at Clue. 

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The Personalisation of Women’s Health

The following is a transcript of an interview by Oriana Kraft with Laura Symul, Postdoctoral Fellow at Stanford University, Department of Statistics.

Laura’s research focuses on fertility, cycle-related symptoms, and drivers of change in vaginal microbiome communities. She uses self-tracked data from mobile phone apps and devices and clinical multi-omics data.

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Mojo – The Fertility Startup That Wants To Tackle Infertility With At-Home Lab-grade AI-powered semen tests

The following is an interview with one of the Co-Founders of Mojo – Mohamed Taha – about the inspiration behind Mojo, how sociocultural norms impact the conversation around Infertility, how male fertility fits into the FemTech landscape and more!

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How The Fertility Journey Is Being Reshaped with Holistic Care

The following is a transcript of an interview by Oriana Kraft with Dr. Lynn Marie Westphal, MD, Chief Medical Officer of Kindbody Founder & Executive Director, Innovation Center On Sex Differences in Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School.

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When it comes to health, sex matters.

 

 

 

 

 

 

The following is a transcript of an interview by Oriana Kraft with Dr. Jill Goldstein, Founder & Executive Director, Innovation Center On Sex Differences in Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School. Read More “When it comes to health, sex matters.”

The Economic Case For Funding Women’s Health Research. Part 2.

 

What would happen if we decided that the assumptions we made about medical practices could not be justifiably generalised to women. Would it cause us to throw out a lot of the medicine we use for women – if it’s all based on this assumption that was never proven?

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The Economic Case For Funding Women’s Health Research. Part 1.

 

The following is a transcript of an interview by Oriana Kraft with Chloe Bird, PhD, senior sociologist at RAND. 

Chloe Bird served as senior advisor in the National Institutes of Health’s Office for Research on Women’s Health and editor-in-chief of Women’s Health Issues, where she is now associate editor.

 

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How Can FemTech Tools Be Used To Enhance Research? An Interview.

The following is a transcript of an interview with Rachel Zsido, PhD student at the Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Science, currently studying sex hormones and how they influence brain structure, cognitive health and depression susceptibility.

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How Data Can Help Us Understand Autoimmune Triggers? An Interview.

The following is a transcript of an interview by Oriana Kraft with Mette Dyhrberg, the founder of Mymee, a data-powered digital care program for people with autoimmunity and COVID long haul.

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How do hormonal transition periods impact female mental health? An interview.

The following is a transcript of an interview by Oriana Kraft withClaudia Barth, PhD,postdoctoral researcher at Diakonhjemmet Hospital and the Norwegian Centre for Mental Disorders Research, University of Oslo

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How Do Gendered Practices In Medicine Impact The Care Patients Receive? An interview.

The following is a transcript of an interview by Oriana Kraft with Dr. Marjorie Jenkins, MD, MEdHP FACP, dean of UofSC School of Medicine Greenville, Chief Academic Office for Prisma Health-Upstate.

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What Can A Smart Vibrator Tell Us About The Link Between Women’s Sexual Pleasure And Women’s Health? An interview. 

The following is a transcript of an interview by Oriana Kraft with Anna Lee, Co-Founder of Lioness and Head of Engineering.

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