At the nexus between food, healthcare, and technology, there is an emerging opportunity to improve human health. New AI-based discovery platforms are exploring the “dark matter of plants” to identify pharmaceutically-relevant bioactive compounds that can have a powerful impact on our health outcomes. Companies are working on new solutions that incorporate better nutrition within healthcare and food-based solutions for disease management and treatment. A growing number of clinical trials are underway to examine the impact of these new innovations to mitigate or reduce the risk of chronic diseases and cancer. Panelists discussed the potential for dietary changes and new food-based solutions to transform the healthcare industry and forever alter the way we manage our health and treat disease.
Lauren Driscoll, CEO, NourishedRx
Gerardo Toledo, CEO, Solarea Bio
Anand Parikh, CEO, Faeth Therapeutics
Matthew Walker, Managing Director, S2G Ventures