Daniel Kraft

  • Physician-Scientist, Inventor, Entrepreneur and Innovator
  • Medicine Track Faculty Chair, Singularity University
  • Founding Executive Director, Exponential Medicine


Daniel Kraft is a Stanford and Harvard trained physician-scientist, inventor, entrepreneur, and innovator. With over 20 years of experience in clinical practice, biomedical research and healthcare innovation, Kraft serves as Faculty Chair for Medicine for Singularity University, and is founding Executive Director of Exponential Medicine, a program that explores convergent, rapidly developing technologies and their potential in biomedicine and healthcare. He is board certified in Internal Medicine & Pediatrics with specialty training in hematology/ oncology and bone marrow transplantation, and has multiple patents and publications in major biomedical journals. His various TEDTalks talks have over 1 million views. He is founder of RegenMed Systems & Bioniq Health and advises many biomedical startups including Scanadu, Jointly Health, and others including the X-Prize and Qualcomm Life.

 

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The Future of Health and Medicine: Where Can Technology Take Us?

From the prospective of a leading physician, scientist and innovator this talk examines rapidly emerging, game changing and convergent technology trends and how they are and will be leveraged to change the face of healthcare and the practice of medicine in the next decade. A deep dive into where em ...

From the prospective of a leading physician, scientist and innovator this talk examines rapidly emerging, game changing and convergent technology trends and how they are and will be leveraged to change the face of healthcare and the practice of medicine in the next decade.

A deep dive into where emergent fields such as low cost personal genomics, the digitization of health records, crowd sourced data, molecular imaging, wearable devices & mobile health, synthetic biology, systems medicine, robotics, artificial intelligence, machine learning, nanotechnology, 3D printing and regenerative medicine are transforming healthcare, and have the potential to enable clinicians, empower patients, and deliver better care and outcomes at lower cost. 

From Hospital to Home*

Prevention, diagnostics and care is increasingly moving out of the 4 walls of the clinic, ER and hospital Understanding the accelerating use of connected health solutions, remote patient monitoring for high risk patients and standard care.  Cutting edge and future of telehealth Future of the Hospit ...

Prevention, diagnostics and care is increasingly moving out of the 4 walls of the clinic, ER and hospital

  1. Understanding the accelerating use of connected health solutions, remote patient monitoring for high risk patients and standard care. 
  2. Cutting edge and future of telehealth
  3. Future of the Hospital 
  4. The Virtualist: Role and abilities of the future clinician
  5. Digital health on steroids. What’s coming next
  6. Regulatory and reimbursement: Aligning incentives for the COVID and Post-COVID age. 

*(Daniel has co-chaired/co-developed the 2020 UCSF Health Hub Hospital to Home Series, and also participated/spoke in the 'Future of Hospital Summit' at Sheba medical center, with CEOs from several major hospitals. 

Augmented, Virtual and Extended Reality**

How VR/AR/XR are reshaping health and medicine. AR, VR and XR have a wide range of applications across healthcare and biomedicine. In this talk he explores many of the cutting edge use cases and future potential for AR & VR in medical education and simulation, to therapy, telemedicine and beyond ...

How VR/AR/XR are reshaping health and medicine. AR, VR and XR have a wide range of applications across healthcare and biomedicine. In this talk he explores many of the cutting edge use cases and future potential for AR & VR in medical education and simulation, to therapy, telemedicine and beyond.

  1. AR/VR/XR in medical education (simulation, training)
  2. Virtual Therapy (Pain Rx, Physical Therapy, Mental Health)
  3. Virtual Collaboration Tool
  4. Virtualized Healthcare

**See Daniel's Keynote from the Virtual Medicine conference

 Exponential Technologies, Mindset and Innovation

Understanding Exponentials, Disruption and Pace of Change A dive into accelerating and exponential technologies, from AI, Robotics, Big Data and Genomics, to VR, 3D Printing, Blockhain and beyond Convergence: The role of Convergence exponential technologies in reshaping Healthcare Future of Work ...

  1. Understanding Exponentials, Disruption and Pace of Change
  2. A dive into accelerating and exponential technologies, from AI, Robotics, Big Data and Genomics, to VR, 3D Printing, Blockhain and beyond
  3. Convergence: The role of Convergence exponential technologies in reshaping
  • Healthcare
  • Future of Work
  • Travel (Self-driving cars)
  • Future of Home (entertainment, social)
  • Business Models

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Biography

Daniel Kraft is a Stanford and Harvard trained physician-scientist, inventor, entrepreneur and innovator.

Dr. Kraft has over 20 years of experience in clinical practice, biomedical research and healthcare innovation. Daniel chairs the Medicine track for Singularity University and is Founding Executive Director for Exponential Medicine, a program which explores convergent, exponentially developing technologies and their potential in biomedicine and healthcare. His various TEDTalks have over 1 million views.

Following undergraduate degrees at Brown University and medical school at Stanford, Dr. Kraft was board certified in the Harvard combined Internal Medicine and Pediatrics residency program at the Massachusetts General Hospital and Boston Children’s Hospital. He went on to complete Stanford fellowships in hematology/oncology & bone marrow transplantation, and extensive research in stem cell biology and regenerative medicine. He has multiple scientific publications (Nature and Science) and medical device, immunology and stem cell related patents through faculty positions with Stanford University School of Medicine and as clinical faculty for the pediatric bone marrow transplantation service at University of California San Francisco.

Dr. Kraft is the inventor of the MarrowMiner, an FDA approved device for the minimally invasive harvest of bone marrow, and founded RegenMed Systems, a company developing technologies to enable adult stem cell based regenerative therapies.

Daniel is an avid pilot and has served in the Massachusetts and California Air National Guard as an officer and flight surgeon with an F-16 fighter Squadron. He has conducted research on aerospace medicine published with NASA, and was a finalist for astronaut selection.

Dr. Kraft named as one of the 40 Smartest People in Healthcare by Beckers’ Hospital Review.

InternetMedicine.com named Dr. Kraft one of The Top Ten Internet-Smart Doctors in the World 2013. 

Daniel Kraft was recognized as one of the most inspiring leaders in Life Sciences, as determined by the readers of Pharma Voice 100.