AI in Action E332: Jason Christiansen, Chief Technology Officer at Epic Sciences

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Welcome to episode 332 of the AI in Action podcast, the show where we break down the hype and explore the impact that Data Science, Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence are making on our everyday lives.

Powered by Alldus International, our goal is to share with you the insights of technologists and data science enthusiasts to showcase the excellent work that is being done within AI in the United States and Europe.

Today's guest is Jason Christiansen, Chief Technology Officer at Epic Sciences in San Diego. Founded in 2008, Epic Sciences is developing novel diagnostics to personalize and advance the treatment and management of cancer. Epic’s mission is to enable the rapid and non-invasive detection of genetic and molecular changes in cancer throughout a patient’s journey. The company was founded on a powerful platform to identify and characterize rare cells, including circulating tumor cells (CTCs).

Epic's technology helps match patients to targeted therapies and monitor for drug resistance, so that the best treatment path can be chosen at every clinical decision point. Today, they partner with leading pharmaceutical companies and major cancer centers around the world. Their goal is to commercialize our technology to increase the success rate of cancer drugs in clinical trials and improve patient outcomes by providing physicians with real-time information to guide treatment choices.

In the episode, Jason will discuss:

The work he is doing with Epic Sciences 

Current projects the data science team are working on

Use cases of the impact their products bring to the Healthcare industry 

What the future holds for Epic Sciences 

How they attract top talent to join the team 

To find out more about Jason and all the great work happening at Epic Sciences, check out the website www.epicsciences.com and follow them on Linkedin and Twitter @EpicSciences. You can also connect with Jason directly on Linkedin.

What did you think of Jason's podcast? Where do you see the future of AI and Data Science in the Healthcare industry heading in the next few years? We would love to hear your thoughts on this episode, so please leave a comment below.

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