Innovation Digest – October 2021 Vol. 1

Patients are unique. Science affirms this and offers the promise of highly targeted therapies to mitigate or even end disease. Before we chase the clinically interesting targets or define a potential endpoint, let’s commit to grounding the inquiry in questions and outcomes that matter to diverse patients. Doing so will yield transformative innovation and also inform consensus on the value to individuals and society. Time well spent.

In this issue:

  • Tailoring Complex Care to Patients’ Needs: Myths, Realities, and Best Next Steps
  • Health Equity Report
  • A nearly decade-long research project yields a breakthrough in understanding cancer and how to attack it
  • The Devastating Ways Depression and Anxiety Impact the Body
  • A ‘Pacemaker for the Brain’: No Treatment Helped Her Depression — Until This
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