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Davey Smith of the University of California San Diego: The Future of Clinical Medicine

by Neal Bloom

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  • Davey gives an overview of his work at UC San Diego  [02:23]

  • How did Davey end up down the path toward infectious diseases? [03:23]

  • Davey talks about the first time he heard about COVID-19 [06:02]

  • How did Operation Warp Speed come together and when did Davey get involved? [07:21]

  • Davey shares his observations on Model Medicines [11:25]

  • Davey describes the technology Model Medicines focus on and how they apply it to many areas [13:10]

  • Davey talks about his current involvement such as preclinical testing and preparing for clinical trials [15:05]

  • Davey explains why COVID-19 and other respiratory viruses will continue to be a threat, and why new treatments are necessary [16:43]

  • Davey emphasizes the need for investing in the science and research to improve next-generation drugs [00:18:55]

  • Davey shares how AI is changing the way drug development is being approached today [20:01]

  • On the FDA’s flexibility and alignment with Model Medicines’ plans for testing and development [20:48]

  • Davey talks about future plans for Model Medicines, his plans on launching a clinical trial for respiratory viruses, and basket trial [00:22:23]

  • Davey shares his take on the technology communities and collaborative and problem-focused culture of San Diego [23:40]

  • Davey shares his favorite taco spot on Washington Street, El Cuervo [00:27:05]

 

 

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